November 9, 2023, of Marlton, NJ. Beloved Husband of Gale (nee Brown). Father of Sam (Jaime), Randy (Breigha). Brother of Eileen (Bernie) Yaffa. Grandfather of Mia. He was also survived by countless other family and friends who loved him dearly.
For nearly 40 years, Richard was the owner and operator of Dutkins’ Collectables in Cherry Hill, which originated with his father Millard in Philadelphia. Until his final days, Richard continued his passion for collections. A dedicated member of the South Jersey Men’s Club and in 1999-2000 received The Man of the Year Award. Richard was an active and faithful member of Congregation Beth El and took pride in sharing his love for Judaism with his family. Multiple lives will continue to be touched by Richard by his selfless act of organ and tissue donation.
Family and friends are invited to graveside services on Sunday,November 12, 2023, beginning 11:00 am at Locustwood Memorial Park in Cherry Hill. Visitation following interment. Shiva will be observed at the home of Eileen and Bernie Yaffa (412 Lavender Hill Drive, Cherry Hill) on Sunday and Monday, with an evening minyan at 6:00 pm each night. Visitors are also welcome on Monday between 1-4 pm.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Magen David Adom, supporting first responders in Israel (afmda.org) or the Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation.