Richard John Malter, 47 of Wilmington passed away Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.
Richard was born July 1, 1962 in New York, to Frank F. and Joan Bell Malter of Naples, Florida.
Richard was owner and operator of Brother’s Landscaping in Wilmington for over 21 years. Richard was a volunteer firefighter for the Fair Lawn Fire Department in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was active in sports; umpiring baseball and coaching Pop Warner Football in both Fair Lawn and Wilmington.
Surviving Richard is his wife of 13 years, Janice R. Malter and his daughter Elizabeth Morgan Malter of the home. Also surviving him are his loving stepchildren Kimberly Andrews of Fayetteville, Jamie Buie of Ashville, Larry Ashworth, Jr. of McColl, South Carolina, his seven grandchildren. Also his brothers Frank Malter and wife Ruth, Kevin Malter and wife Gail, Martin Malter and wife Laura, Timothy Malter and wife Donna, Christopher Malter and wife Sonia, and sister Bernadette and husband Bill Reed. Richard leaves behind several loving nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Resurrection will be 11 A.M. Friday, May 7, 2010 at St. Mark Catholic Church, 1011 Eastwood Road, Wilmington, NC.
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