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Robert F. Megaro


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Robert F. Megaro

AGE: 90 • Eatontown

Robert F. Megaro 90, formerly of Eatontown, passed away on July 17, 2017 at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. He was predeceased by his wife Annette (nee Pistolese). They shared 65 years of marriage together. Born in Newark, N.J., on November 14, 1926, he was the son of Joseph and Antoinette Megaro (nee D'Allegro). He graduated from Barringer High school in Newark.

Robert served in the US Army at the end of WWII as a supply master at the military base near Naples, Italy. Upon returning from the Army, he rejoined his uncle selling lumber and building materials in the construction supply industry. In 1952 he and his new wife and family moved to the Jersey Shore where he worked for Monmouth Lumber in Red Bank and later managed lumber yards for Triangle Pacific in a number of their lumber yards. In 1966, he decided to set out on his own and in 1967 he opened Monmouth Building Center in Shrewsbury, N.J.

Bob was an avid golfer, a former member of the Lions Club, the Hoo Hoo internal order of lumbermen. He served his community as a member of the Eatontown Zoning Board of adjustment from 1/1/64 through 12/31/67, then as chairman from 1/1/68 through 12/31/71. In 2009, he retired to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida with his wife Annette.

He is predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Antoinette Megaro, six sisters Concetta Carroll, Ermelinda Wolferse, Viola Ricca, Gilda Welsh, Raphaela Lepree, Ruth Mooney and brother Gerald Megaro.

Robert is survived by two sons, Frank and Robert, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave, Red Bank, N.J.

Please visit Robert's memorial website available at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 6, 2017
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