Richard Monaco, age 79, of Ridge, New York died Saturday, October 10, 2020. Richard was born April 24, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York. He is the son of the late Robert and the late Anna Rose (Guelionone) Monaco. He was employed by IUOE, Local 138, as an Operating Manager. He is survived by his beloved wife, Paulette Lois (Lancaster) Monaco, his loving children, Joseph Monaco, Pamela Monaco-Werner, Gene Monaco, and he was predeceased by his loving son, Dean Monaco. Richard is also survived by his four cherished grandchildren, Nicholas, Anthony, Brianna and Emily. He is also survived by two dear sisters, Cecilia Pagnotta and Anna Fabozzi. All arrangements have been entrusted to the Rocky Point Funeral Home, 603 Route 25A, Rocky Point, New York. As per the family's request, all services including burial will be private. Social distancing mandates will be followed. Masks are required. An online guestbook can be found at www.rockypointfuneralhome.com. . .