George E. Van Riper, 72, of Bloomingdale died Saturday.
He lived in Bloomingdale for 43 years.
Before retiring in 2007, he worked for Forte Inc. in Wayne for 27 years.
He is survived by his wife Carol, daughter Cheryl Bizzaro; sons James and Robert, sister Mary Allen, brother Albert, and five grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9908.