Robert L. Foray, 79 of Kearny passed away at home on March 24, 2019.
A visitation will be held at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Wednesday from 4-8 PM. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington in Kearny at 10 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Growing up in North Arlington, Robert has been a Kearny resident for 44 years. He proudly served in the US Coast Guard before working at Verizon in Newark as a building mechanic for many years, retiring 15 years ago. He was a member of the Kearny Elks for 40 years, serving as Exalted Ruler four times. An avid fisherman, Robert enjoyed going to casinos, but most cherished the time spent with his grandchildren.
Robert was the beloved husband of 44 years to Dianne (nee Holmes); loving father of Andrea Prairie and her husband Keith, Erin DeRosa and her husband David, and Robyn Rutler and her husband Todd; and dear grandfather of Sarah, Glenn, Samantha, Amelia, Jack and Sebastian. He is also survived by his brother John Foray, and was predeceased by his sister Evelyn Foray.