Robert F. Colville

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Service Information
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ
07860
(973)-383-4600
Visitation
Thursday, Jun. 28, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
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Funeral service
Friday, Jun. 29, 2018
9:00 AM
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
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Mass of Christian Burial
Friday, Jun. 29, 2018
10:00 AM
St. Joseph R.C. Church
Newton, NJ
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Obituary

Colville, Robert F. FREDON TOWNSHIP, N.J. Robert F. Colville, 84, of Fredon Township, died Sunday, June 24, 2018, at Lyons VA Medical Center in Basking Ridge. Born in Albany, Robert was raised in Rensselaer and moved to Sussex County in 1973. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Robert was a truck driver for Crown Cork & Seal of North Bergen before his retirement in 1977. A member of St. Joseph R.C. Church in Newton, Robert was also a member of Teamster Local 560 of New Jersey. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. The son of the late James Henry and Claire (nee Soulier) Colville, Robert was a devoted husband to his late wife, Arlene (nee Bale), who died in 2002. He was also predeceased by his daughter, Bonnie Colville in 2007. Robert is survived by two sons, Robert F. Colville Jr. and wife Jean of Hampton Township and Keith Colville and wife Mickey of Fredon Township; his seven grandchildren, Anthony Colville, Allison Colville, Jennifer Colville, John Colville, Crystal Colville, Thomas Van Vleet and Christopher Van Vleet; as well as numerous great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Kenneth Colville of Watervliet. Funeral services will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 29, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph R.C. Church in Newton. Interment will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery in Newton. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to (), PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Albany Times Union on June 26, 2018
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