Full Name: Richard E. Salkin
Date of Death: Monday, June 19, 2023
SALKIN, Richard “Rick” Edward, 75 of Fair Lawn, NJ, formerly of Hackensack, NJ, originally from The Bronx, NY, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 19th, 2023, comforted by his two daughters.
In his 50-year legal career, he rose to the rank of Trial Chief at the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office in the 1970s, during which time he successfully tried the quadruple homicide case against Harry De La Roche; served as the Hackensack City Attorney for 16 years; and served as the Hackensack Board of Education Attorney for 13 years; while also maintaining his own practice.
Son of the late Ira Salkin and Edith Pear Salkin, and brother of Sunny Peclet. Loving and devoted father of Wendy (Ty) and Kerry Salkin (David). Beloved grandfather of Joshua and Anna Futterman-Salkin. Adored uncle of Alyson Mitchel, and Valerie, Todd, and Daniel Peclet.
He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, warmth, passion, intelligence, and sense of justice. He was an avid reader, a die-hard New York Mets and Giants fan, a movie lover (especially The Godfather and anything by Tarantino), a talented tennis player, a formidable Scrabble opponent, an eternal optimist, a dear friend to many, and the best dad.