Richard J. Sailer September 9, 1927 – July 14, 2021 Rock Tavern, New York Richard J. Sailer, age 93, and a longtime resident of Rock Tavern & Monroe, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. He was born on September 9, 1927 in New York City, the son of the late George & Alice Albright Sailer. Richie proudly served in the United States Navy as a Seabee during World War II, receiving the Victory Medal, the American Theatre Medal, and the Asiatic Pacific Medal. He retired from the New York City Fire Department Engine #37 after almost 34 years of service. He was also a member of Sacred Heart Church in Monroe. Richie was predeceased by the love of his life, Theresa Bradley Sailer, in 1991. He was also predeceased by his son, Richard Sailer; his brothers, George & Charles Sailer; and his sisters, Helen Johnson, Alice Courtney & Thelma O'Loughlin. He is survived by his four children, Eileen (Tim) Duffy, Kathleen (Jim) Manera, Robert (Barbara) Sailer, and Maureen (George) Sailer; and his 11 beloved grandchildren: Timothy (Lauren) Duffy, James (Laura) Manera, Katherine (Sean) Craig, Ryan (Kate) Sailer, Richard Manera, Meghan (Ryan) Useo, Theresa (Jim) Mason, Vincent (Jen) Useo, Joseph (Jillian) Useo, Amanda (LaMar) Bingham, and Deirdre (Scott) Goedegebuure. He is further survived by 11 great-grandchildren: Dylan & Ryder Sailer, Erin & Kelly Craig, Gavin & Ryan Duffy, Brady Manera, Hazel Bingham, Delilah & Declan Useo, and Kas Goedegebuure, as well as many treasured nieces, nephews & cousins. Two more great-grandsons will join his family in September. Visitation will be held from 5-8 P.M. on Monday, July 19, 2021 at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe. A Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe. Interment will follow in St. Anastasia Cemetery in Harriman. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, New York 12550.