Richard T. Goszka Sr. Obituary

Richard T.  Goszka Sr.
Richard T. Goszka Sr.

December 14, 1946 - April 13, 2019
Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Resided in Bloomsbury, New Jersey


Richard T. Goszka, Sr., 72, transitioned to eternal peace on April 13, 2019 at his home with family by his side. He was a life long New York Yankee’s fan.

Richard was born in New Brunswick, he was the son of the late Rose and Thaddeus Goszka. He was formerly of Bridgewater before moving to Bloomsbury in 1976. He was employed as a electrical salesman for over 37 years, for Acme Electrial Supply Company in Somerville and then for Fromm Electric Supply in Phillipsburg, before retiring in 2002. Richard enjoyed spending time with family and friends, his grandchildren, and coffee time. He loved the game of baseball, spending a lot of time with friends enjoying the sport. Richard also coached his daughter’s softball team in Bloomsbury. He had many interests including bowling, gardening, hunting, fishing, good food, chocolate and cutting firewood. Richard was known for his jokes and his sense of humor.

He was a member of the Simply Grace United Methodist Church in Bloombury.

He is survived by his family: his wife, Cynthia Stockhammer, of 51 years, Richard Jr. and wife, Kristina, Karen Weeks and husband, Scott, four grandchildren, Abigail and Jacob Goszka and Gregory and Lauren Weeks. His brother, Stanley Goszka and wife Barbara, a neice Allison and nephew Michael and several great neices and nephews.

He is predeceased by his granddaughter, Charlotte Rose and his sister, Theresa Kjersgaard.

Richard will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Services will be Private. Arrangements by Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville.

Donations can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. To send condolences, visit






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