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Robert E. Hess

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Robert E Hess

AGE: 88 • Manchester

Robert E. Hess 88, of Renaissance, Manchester peacefully departed this life on Saturday, January 21, at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Born in Weehawken, he was raised in Bogota and later moved to Teaneck. He retired to Manchester 20 years ago. He was an Army veteran serving at the end of World War II. He was employed for 37 years for Otis Elevator, New York City before retiring in 1989. He and his beautiful wife Dorothy spent many years traveling the world. Surviving is his loving wife of 63 years, Dorothy (Schweickert) Hess, a son Stephen R. Hess, a daughter and son in law, Karen and Mark Kwiatkowski, a sister, Joan Twomey, 5 grandchildren and their spouses, Lori and Brian McGuinness, Kristy and Larry Hlavenka, Kelly and Brandon Porter, Jill and Sean Myzner, and Mark Kwiatkowski Jr. and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation is Wednesday from 4-8 pm at the Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Road, Manchester. Funeral Service is Thursday at 11 am at the funeral home with entombment to follow at St Mary of the Lake Cemetery Mausoleum, Lakewood. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Avenue, Suite 1802, New York, NY 10001. For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 24, 2017
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