Richard W. Bulaga of Hackensack, NJ formerly of Clifton, NJ passed away on Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 at the age of 83. He was the son of Adolph Bulaga and Josephine (nee Kovalski) of Clifton, NJ and Goshen, NY. He was predeceased by his Beloved wife, Patricia Ann (nee Dabaghian) and his only son Richard T. Bulaga. Richard W. graduated from Clifton High School in 1953. He was the athletic director of the Clifton Boys Club in the mid to late 1950's. He served in the US Navy from 1956-1958. Richard became a police officer of the Clifton police department. In 1977 he was given the Clifton Police Officer of the Year Award, and he retired in 1985. His committal and prayer service will be held at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery in Totowa Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 11AM.