MIDDLETOWN, NJ - A procession of cars and first responder vehicles was scheduled to honor Robert Weber and his family on Thursday evening. He passed due to COVID-19 as he fought for others against the deadly disease.

In a release from Monmouth County Sheriff Golden, they honored his leadership as a frontline volunteer:

"#SheriffGolden and the #MCSONJ are deeply saddened over the loss of Robert Weber. Weber was a member of Middletown, New Jersey’s First Aid and Rescue Squad, a member of Port Monmouth Fire Company and the Middletown Fire Department’s Air Unit. This dedicated first responder is another hero who we lost in the fight against #COVID19. In an effort to honor Weber and his family, as we adhere to social distancing, a procession of cars driven by first responders, is being coordinated tonight at 6pm, through emergency services, starting at the Port Monmouth Fire Department, Main Street and Wilson Ave, for those interested in attending. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of our heroes on the front lines who have succumbed to COVID19."