Robert Francis, 75, of Lyndhurst, NJ, passed away due to complications from dementia, on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Waterview Nursing Home in Cedar Grove.
Arrangements are under the direction of Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove.
A family celebration of Bob's life will be held privately by his family.
Born on April 25,1938 in Jersey City to the late Dora and Richard Auriemma, he was originally from West New York, NJ and also lived in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ before moving to Lyndhurst 6 years ago. He was a retired Fire Captain for West New York Fire Department and also a proud veteran of the U.S. Army
serving as an MP.