Robert G. Holzapfe

Aug 20, 1929 - Jan 26, 2017


The Crabiel Home for Funerals Funeral Home

170 N Main St.

(732) 828-1331

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Robert G. Holzapfel, of Milltown, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick.  He was 87.  Born and raised in New Brunswick, he lived in Milltown for the past 62 years.

Mr. Holzapfel served during the Korean War in the US Navy.  He was a member of the Tin Can Sailors and the American Legion Post 25 in Milltown.

He worked the night shift at Personal Products in Milltown, for 39 years, before retiring in 1989.  He was a member of St. Paul’s Church in Milltown.

Surviving is his wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Rupprecht) Holzapfel; his sons Robert W. of Milltown; John, and his wife Angela of East Brunswick; and Eric of Monroe; and his granddaughters Kristen DeMaio and Rachel Holzapfel.

Services will be private at The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N Main St-at Riva Avenue in Milltown.  Burial will follow at Van Liew Cemetery in North Brunswick.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Milltown Rescue Squad, POB 308, Milltown NJ 08850.   You may sign the “obituary” email “guestbook” at

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