Richard (Dick) Eugene Menagh, 86, of Mountain Lake, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at Lopatcong Care Center after a long battle with cancer.
Born on April 13, 1935 in Mendham, NJ he was the son of the late Louise (Hegeman) and William Menagh, Sr. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his youngest son Michael Menagh, brother William Menagh, Jr. sister, Marjorie Jenkins, brother-in-law, Larry Hoppock and daughter- in- law, Barbara (Garrison) Menagh.
Richard served in the National Guard at Fort Drum in NY and in 1994-1995 he was the past Exulted Ruler of the Dover Rockaway Elks Number 782. While he enjoyed training his dogs for hunting, fishing on his boat, bowling on a league at Circle Lanes in Ledgewood, he was also a first responder. He enjoyed relaxing and watching the Yankees and Giants with his Budweiser. As a self-employed contractor, he enjoyed working with his hands.
Beloved husband of Burdeene (Hoppock-Sliker) Menagh of 48 years, he is survived by his children, Deborah Goodman, of Idaho Falls, ID, Mary Jeanne O’Grady (Terry), of Hopatcong, NJ, Richard Menagh, Jr. of Landing, NJ, Theresa Williams (Paul) of Lk. Hopatcong and James Menagh of Budd Lake, NJ. He is also survived by his step-son Michael Sliker (Kelly) of Columbia, NJ, brother-in-law Benjamin Jenkins of Mendham, NJ, sister-in-law Linda Hoppock of Lambertville, NJ and sister-in-law Sharon Judge of Hackettstown, NJ.
He leaves behind 13 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Cremation arrangements are private and entrusted to Bailey’s Funeral Home in Mendham, NJ. Please consider donations to the American Cancer Society.