Robert W., 80, of Passaic, died Sunday, April 20, 2014. Born in Clifton, he resided in Passaic for the past 57 years and maintained a summer residence at Chadwick Beach, NJ for the past 40 years. A 1951 graduate of Clifton HS, Bob is also a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a US Army Veteran of the Korean War. Bob was a partner in Abbey Hart Brick & Stone Co., Inc. in Piscataway for 37 years serving as company president for the 15 years prior to his retirement in 2003. He is a faithful parishioner of St. Clare RC Church in Clifton and a member of the Regina Mundi Council #3969 K of C in Clifton. Bob is a former baseball coach for the Delawanna Little League. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Helen (Figlar), by five children, Nancy Amato and husband, Jack and Linda Russo and her late husband, Edward all of Clifton, Douglas Wetzel and wife, Maria of Wall, Dennis Wetzel and wife, Fran of Hardyston, Pamela O'Donnell and husband, John of Clifton, by 18 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and by his brother, Nicholas Wetzel of Sun City Center, FL. Funeral services will begin 9:15 AM Thursday at Allwood Funeral Home, 660 Allwood Rd., Clifton with a 10 AM Mass at St. Clare RC Church. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery. Visiting hours are Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9PM.

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Allwood Funeral Home
660 Allwood Rd Clifton, NJ 07012
(973) 773-6666
Published in The Record/Herald News on Apr. 22, 2014