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Edward Riedinger, Jr.

May 27, 1966 ~ January 24, 2022 (age 55)

Obituary

Edward Riedinger Jr., 55, entered into eternal life on January 24, 2022. He was born on May 27,1966 in Union. He grew up in Jackson before settling down and starting a family in Jersey City. 

Edward always loved to work with his hands. He loved to build and fix things for people. He started his career on the railroad at Conrail, and then became a Field Service Engineer for Wabtec in New York before retiring in 2007. Through the years, he enjoyed fishing, camping, and teaching his kids how to play poker and instilling the importance of listening to great Rock n Roll. Known to many as “Coach Ed," he took great pride in coaching his children’s softball and baseball teams as well as the other kids in the community at Pershing Field. Big Ed had a heart of gold and loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a loyal New York Mets and Dallas Cowboys fan. And how can we forget, he loved Van Halen and Metallica. He will be missed beyond belief. 

 

Edward is predeceased by his father, Edward Riedinger Sr. and step-father, William Morrissey. He is survived by his wife, Lisa (nee Kozak);  his loving children, Nichole Lane (Andrew) and Edward “Eddie” Riedinger. His adoring grandchildren Alexa, Dominic, and Charlotte. His beloved mother, Maureen Morrissey( nee O’Brien) His loving brothers Michael ( Katie), John (Nafeesa), brother in law Thomas Kozak. A host of loving aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins, and friends. 

 

The family would like to express there thanks for the amount of support they are receiving during this difficult time. 

 

Visitation will be on Thursday, January 27, 2022, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company, 3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ, 07306 (For GPS is best to use our parking lot address: 14 Stagg St.). Funeral is on Friday, January 28, 2022, 9:00 a.m. at the funeral, follow by a 10:00 a.m. mass at St. Nicholas Church, 122 Ferry St, Jersey City, NJ 07307. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 27, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral
Friday
January 28, 2022

9:00 AM
Riotto Funeral Home & Cremation Company
3205 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Funeral Mass
Friday
January 28, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Nicholas Church
122 Ferry St.
Jersey City, NJ 07307

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