Richard Roth
Sunday
17
July

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022
Matthew Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc.
2508 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, New York, United States
Sunday
17
July

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday, July 17, 2022
Matthew Funeral Home And Cremation Services, Inc.
2508 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, New York, United States
Monday
18
July

Mass

10:00 am
Monday, July 18, 2022
St. Rita's RC Church
281 Bradley Avenue
Staten Island, New York, United States
Monday
18
July

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm
Monday, July 18, 2022
Colonial Memorial Park
3039 South Broad Street
Hamilton Township, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Richard L. Roth

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Richard Roth, 83, of Staten Island, passed away peacefully on July 14. He was the beloved husband for fifty years of the late Maria; loving father of Donna, Mary Ann, Richard and his wife Kerri; cherished grandfather of Jason, Steven, Jacob and Taylor. Richard served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After retiring as an Accountant, his love for animals grew as he started volunteering at the Staten Island Zoo. He did this for many years. He especially loved handling the snakes and educating the school kids about the snakes. Richard was nicknamed the "Snake Man" by the kids he met at the zoo. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the one place that he loved the most – The Staten Island Zoo. Funeral from the Matthew Home, Inc., 2508 Victory Boulevard, on Monday, departing at 9:15 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Rita's R.C. Church at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow in Colonial Memorial Park, Hamilton, NJ. Family and friends may visit on Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
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