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Robert Burgo

Robert J Burgo

Thursday, June 11th, 1936 - Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Obituary

Robert J. Burgo 83 of Lincroft, N.J. passed away peacefully on Monday September 16, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. Robert was born on June 11, 1936 in Staten Island, New York. He grew up in Grasmere, and attended New Dorp High School. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the United States Army where he completed his tour of duty Honorably Discharged. Robert married his beloved wife Lillian in 1963 and they settled in Great Kills where they raised their family. While being in Staten Island he was very active in St. Clare’s Parish. Robert was a NYC Firefighter. In 1985 the family decided to move to Lincroft, New Jersey, and once again he was an active member of St. Catharine’s Parish in Holmdel, as well as Healing Shepard Charismatic Prayer group at Holy Cross Church Rumson NJ of which they were active members for 30 years.

Robert was predeceased by his parents Angela and James Burgo. He is the beloved husband of Lillian, who for 56 wonderful years was the apple of his eye. Robert is the devoted father of Beverly and her husband George Nowakowski, Lisa Bartolotto, Barbara Burgo, Lori and her husband Mark Catanese, and Angela and her husband Ryan McAleavey. He is also survived by his loving brother Gerard and his wife Joan Burgo. Robert is survived by his beloved 11 grandchildren Nicole, Anika, Victoria, Christina, James, Aubrey, Anthony, Robert, Lillian, Dominic, and Kira.

Robert loved family outings, beach days, fishing, and crabbing. He took pride coaching his daughter’s basketball and softball teams throughout grade school. He also enjoyed raising his pigeons to race for close to 10 years. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.

Robert will be reposing at the Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home 1735 Rt 35 Middletown, New Jersey 07748 on Wednesday September 18, 2019 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Catharine’s Parish in Holmdel on Thursday morning at 9:15am. Interment will follow at Oceanview Cemetery in Staten Island, New York

In lieu of flowers please send donations to St. Jude www.stjude.org or Hackensack Meridian Health at Home and Hospice www.meridianathome.com/mah/give/index.cfm
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    1735 Rt 35
    MIDDLETOWN, NJ 07748
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Evergreen Memorial Funeral Home
    Address
    1735 Rt 35
    MIDDLETOWN, NJ 07748
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 9:15am
    When
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 9:15am
    Location
    St. Catharines Church
    Address
    108 Middletown Road
    HOLMDEL, NJ 07733
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  • Interment

    Location
    Ocean View Cemetery
    Address
    3315 Amboy Road
    STATEN ISLAND, NY 10306
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Christie Maruka

Posted at 12:44pm
Barbara & Family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful Father. A loving man who raised an amazing family with his beautiful, devoted wife. He will surely be missed but never forgotten. May he rest in peace. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love Christie
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Regan Holovacko

Posted at 09:02am
Barbara and family,

I am so very sorry for you loss. I am praying that all the good memories help you through the hard times ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers may you dad rest in peace.

Love,
Regan Holovacko
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Emil Stefanacci

Posted at 08:37am
Dear Barbara and Family,
You have my deepest condolences. I know how hard this has been on you. I hope you will find some comfort knowing that you did everything possible to make your dad comfortable and to honor and respect his wishes, and that you were by his side thru it all. May he rest in peace.
Sincerely,
Emil Stefanacci
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Mary Ann Rooney

Posted at 05:19pm
You were a terrific cousin, husband, father and grandfather. I will miss my visits with you, but I have faith that you are at peace and on to the next chapter. Mary Ann Rooney
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robbin

Posted at 02:34pm
I will miss you Mr. Burgo (aka Poppy) there will not be another dance partner for me at RMC. Your smile always lit up the Radiology Dept. whenever you came. R.I. P. my friend. The Angels are singing Welcome Home my Brother.

Love Robbin, Daniele
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