|Birth: ||May 22, 1924|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2007|
Robert D. Root died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge. He was 83.
He was born in Bayonne, where he lived until moving to Staten Island 58 years ago. Prior to retiring in 1984, he was a buyer for Western Electric, Kearny, where he worked for 42 years. He was a member of the Western Electric Pioneers, and was past president of the Grand Jury Association of Richmond County, Staten Island.
He was a communicant of Holy Family R.C. Church, Staten Island, and was a Navy veteran of World War II.
He was predeceased by a son,Douglas, who died in 1986; a brother, James Root, and four sisters, Grace Martin, Marion Joy, Dorothy Muzikievicz and Louise Root.
Surviving are his wife, Anne Babien Root; two daughters, Gail Steier and her husband, Robert, of East Brunswick and Roberta Trent and her husband, Robert, of Brunswick, Ga.; and four grandchildren, Amy, Brian, Jill and Sarah.
Funeral services will begin at 8:15 a.m. Saturday at Brunswick Memorial Home, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, followed by a 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi R.C. Church, South River. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
Grover Cleveland Root (1882 - 1955)
Anne I Babien Root (1926 - 2010)*
Douglas Robert Root (1951 - 1986)*
Dorothy Root Muzikevicz (1918 - 1995)*
Robert Douglas Root (1924 - 2007)
Holy Cross Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Donna
Record added: Nov 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22807810