May 31, 1943 – April 5, 2015
Gary Joseph Richuso died peacefully at home in Chapel Hill, NC, on April 5, 2015, at the age of 71.
Gary was born in Orange, NJ, to Joseph and Edna (McGarry) Richuso. He grew up in Brick Township, NJ, and graduated from Brick Township High School in 1961. Over the years he held a wide variety of jobs, such as bartender, newspaper printing press operator, ice cream truck driver, and safari park tiger keeper! He married Kathleen Kelly in 1982 and Jesse was born later that year.
Gary was an accomplished horse racing handicapper, competing in several world handicapping competitions, and loved spending time at Monmouth Park Racetrack on the Jersey Shore. In his younger days he was a great bowler who once bowled a 300 game and enjoyed hustling overconfident competitors.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen and son, Jesse. He will be remembered as an involved, caring father and supportive husband.