VanRiper, Robert Charles, Sr. age 75 of Paterson at rest in Paterson on November 19, 2022. Loving father of Trisha VanRiper, Robert VanRiper, Jr. and his wife Sharon, Steven Van Riper and his wife Michele, Daisy Porto and her husband Chris, and Jonathan VanRiper and his wife Kaitlyn. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchildren. Born in Paterson, he lived most of his life in Paterson. He was a maintenance supervisor for The Jewish Community Center of Tenafly for many years before retiring. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa, on Saturday at 9:00 AM. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa. Friends may visit Friday 4-8 PM.