ROBERT RICHARDS, 81, of Hackensack, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Prior to retiring he worked for the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and The Health and Hospitals Corporation (Bellevue Hospital, NYC). Robert was an avid skier and especially loved the outdoors. He was a kind and gentle man, who cared for all. Cherished son of the late Salvatore and Anna Richards. Beloved husband of Antoinette (nee Williams) for 30 years. Dearest brother of the late Marie Mottola and her husband Ross, Frank Richards and his wife Barbara and Camille Corvelli and her husband Frank. Robert is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews and many other close relatives and friends. He will be greatly missed by all. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 15th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home with a prayer service at 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Richards Family, c/o Gentile Funeral Service, 397 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601.