FRANKLIN - Robert D. Shane, 51, passed away at his home surrounded by his family after a brief illness on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. Born in Hackensack, he was the son of Roger and Joan (Anderson) Shane, of Franklin. Robert had been a lifelong resident of Sussex County, most recently of Franklin and prior to that had resided in Hamburg.
Robert had worked for 29 years in retail food sales and was the bakery manager for the Stop and Shop food store in Sparta. He was a member of Local 1262 (UCFW) food service workers in Clifton. He was a sports enthusiast of all sports and also enjoyed the game of golf. He also enjoyed fishing.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his loving wife, Lisa (Minnoia) Shane, of Franklin; his children, Jason Shane, Kyle Shane and Ian Shane, all of Franklin; siblings, Roger Shane and his wife, Sherri, of Vernon, Lisa hill of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Megan Patrick and her husband, Brett, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Daniel Shane, of Hamburg; along with many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral service 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, 1 Main St., Franklin. Final disposition will be held privately. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 p.m. until the time of the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory would be preferred and may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice, 350 Sparta Ave., Bldg. B, Suite 2, Sparta, NJ 07871. To offer online condolences, go to www.johnramseyfuneralhome.com