Robert Lefurge, Sr.
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AGE: 61 • West Long Branch
Robert Lefurge, Sr., age 61 of West Long Branch, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 after a courageous 5 year battle with Cancer. Always without a complaint, his approach to life was "the cup is half full".
Bob was a graduate of Red Bank Catholic and went on to attend Dayton University. He was the owner, operator and designer of Corbett's Flowers in Elizabeth for 30 years, also serving at that time as the Regional President of FTD. Bob was the Vice President and Architectural Designer of Architectural Accents in Long Branch. He was a parishioner of St. Jerome Roman Catholic Church in West Long Branch and served as Carnival Committee Chairman for 10 years. Born in Jersey City, he was a life resident of West Long Branch.
He was predeceased by father, Raymond H. Lefurge in 2000. Surviving is his wife of 38 years, Barbara Lefurge; two sons, RJ and Eric Lefurge, both of Eatontown; a daughter, Stefanie Lefurge of West Long Branch; his mother, Ann Lefurge of Ocean Twp., a brother and sister in law, Raymond H. Lefurge, Jr. and his wife Cathy of Vernon, CT; two sisters and brothers in law, Rosemary and Brian Shean of Swedesboro, Lorraine and Joseph Pingitore of Ocean; a granddaughter, Charlotte Jade Lefurge; and his nieces and nephews, Casey Lefurge, Michael Lefurge, Anthony Falvo, III, Jessica Pingitore, Jennifer Falvo and Joseph Pingitore, Jr.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 24 from 2 - 6 pm at the Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Ave., (corner of Third Ave.), Long Branch. Funeral Monday, 9:30 am at the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10:30 am at St. Jerome R.C. Church, West Long Branch. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in West Long Branch. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations can be made to St. Jerome Tuition Assistance, 254 Wall St., West Long Branch, NJ 07764. The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence at www.damianofuneralhome.com.
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave.
Long Branch, NJ 07740
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 22, 2013