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“Mr. Hreha was my eighth grade history teacher at Macopin School (1980). I have fond memories of him...a great teacher and a very nice man. My deepest...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Julie (Thomson) Russo - Fredon, NJ

“My sincere condolences to Michael and Helen for their loss. Mr Hreha was one of the kindest, most generous people I've ever met! Rest In Peace dear...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: David Ball - Norwood, MA - Friend

“Mr. Hreha was my history teacher. A kind man. A good teacher. Condolences to his family. God speed ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Charlene Iannaci - FL

“Rich was a dear man who guided me through my early years at Macopin....so sorry to hear of us passing.....may he Rest In Peace. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“I was one of Mr. Hreha's students at Paradise Knoll and then Maple Road School. This would have been 1968 to 1972. He was a very kind and wonderful...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Carla Sullivan-Phoenix - NJ

“Fond memories of Rich as a colleague at Macopin and member of the Social Studies department. My deepest sympathy. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Laura Rooney - West Milford, NJ


Richard J. Hreha of Vernon, NJ a retired History Teacher for the West Milford School District, West Milford, NJ, entered into rest on November 6, 2017. He was 85.

The son of the late John & Julia Klempa Hreha, he was born November 6, 1932 in Elizabeth, NJ.

He was a US Navy Korean Veteran. He was a member of the Vernon VFW Post 8441, Vernon, NJ and the P.L.A.V. Post 16, Pine Island, NY. He was also a Past President of both the Vernon Rotary and the Vernon Historical Society.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Helen Krok Klempa; son, Michael Hreha and step sister, Patricia Daly.

As per his wishes there will be no services and cremation will be held privately.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.