Richard Vollmer

Visitation at Funeral Home

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Norman Dean Home for Services, Inc.
16 Righter Avenue
Denville, New Jersey, United States

Memorial Service

10:30 am
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Swan Funeral Home
825 Boston Post Road
Madison, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Locust Hill Crematory
168 N. Sussex St.
Dover, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Richard Vollmer

Richard Arnold "Dick" Vollmer passed away on September 4, 2018, at the age of 90.


Born in Chicago, Richard was a lifelong railfan and Cubs and Bears fan.


He proudly served in the US Army in WWII and the Korean War as he recalled for the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. He received his MA from Michigan State and his MBA from Harvard. A corporate accountant, he retired in 1992.


Richard married Joan Kerrigan in 1955. They raised their family in CT where Richard enjoyed announcing Hand High Lacrosse games, being a motorman and conductor at the Shore Line Trolley Museum, and Pepe's Pizza with the family. Retiring to Albuquerque, NM, he was active in the La Mesa Presbyterian Church. He moved to Randolph, NJ in 2010.


Richard and his stories will always be beloved by his children Patricia and her husband Paul Montney of Randolph, NJ, Margaret Vollmer of Boston, MA, Kerry Hunt of Omokoroa, New Zealand, and Tom and his wife Kathleen Vollmer of Madison, CT. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Rusty Montney, his wife Melissa, and their children Mae and Reid; Mark Montney; Richard Vollmer; and Emily Vollmer.


Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday October 20, 2018, from 9:00AM to 10:30AM, with a Memorial Service to commence at 10:30AM at the Swan Funeral Home in Madison, CT.


Memorial Donations can be made in his memory to the Shore Line Trolley Museum by way of

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