Louis Richter, 86, of Union died Sept. 15, 2012. Born in Bayonne, he lived in Jersey City and Elizabeth before moving to Union in 1969.
Mr. Richter was employed as a public accountant at the firm of Schwartz, Kirwin and Fauss in New York City for over 40 years, and maintained a private practice as well in New Jersey and New York.
He earned a BA degree in accounting from St. Peter’s College in Jersey City.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart.
He was a member of the NJ Society of Public Accountants and was active in fund raising for St. Peter’s College.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice (Brandes); his son, Paul of Union; his daughter, Sharon Richter of Randolph; and two grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 19 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union.