Obituaries

Fanwood Rescue Squad Volunteer Bob Hoyer Passes Away at Age 67

f9b429633e7f18d52f85_d78c373775a56dc48f33_1fdc536d61e04eac5277_a5066ddaf9a0e1666730_bbcb142b20930095676a_59911035a638e40c9cfb_0f0e0f9541b387ecb0ab_39edb33a303c693d1fc5_30b604f92c3f6b062404_3306ffab151484069645_Stock_Image_-_In_Memoriam_-_V1.jpg
f9b429633e7f18d52f85_d78c373775a56dc48f33_1fdc536d61e04eac5277_a5066ddaf9a0e1666730_bbcb142b20930095676a_59911035a638e40c9cfb_0f0e0f9541b387ecb0ab_39edb33a303c693d1fc5_30b604f92c3f6b062404_3306ffab151484069645_Stock_Image_-_In_Memoriam_-_V1.jpg

FANWOOD, NJ -- Robert D. Hoyer, 67, of Fanwood passed away on Sunday Oct. 5 at Overlook Hospital in Summit.

Hoyer was born in Elizabeth, raised in Clark and settled to Fanwood in 1973. He was a 1969 graduate of Arthur L.Johnson High School in Clark and graduated from NJIT in Newark in 1973 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked as a director of environmental technologies for Engelhard Corp. in Iselin for 34 years before retiring in 2004.

Bob was a member of the Air Force Reserve, a Fanwood Rescue Squad volunteer, and a Troop Leader in Boy Scout Troop #104. He was predeceased by his mother, Evelyn, and survived by his beloved wife Bernadette (nee Wroblewski), loving children Eric and wife Meredith, and Christine Hoyer, and two cherished grandchildren, father Heinz, brother Dennis, sister Laurie Gugliotta and husband Ray.

Sign Up for E-News

A funeral service will be offered on Friday Oct. 10 at 10:30 at the Rossi Funeral Home (1937 Westfield Ave.) in Scotch Plains. Family will receive relatives and friends from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Visitation will be on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 2:00 -- 4:00p.m. and 7:00 -- 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Fanwood Rescue Squad c/o Bob Kruthers, 218 Forest Road, Fanwood, NJ 07023.

For further information, visit the Rossi Funeral Home obituary page.  

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

Politics IS Government in Union County

April 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

After Bruce Patterson of Garwood was stopped from speaking at the Union County Freeholder meeting of March 22 regarding the politics behind refusing to give the party line to a sitting Freeholder, I thought this brazen suppression of free speech could not go unanswered.

At the April 19 meeting I answered with these comments.

After ten years of following government in Union ...

Helping Teenagers Deal with Prom Night Stress

April 18, 2018

Prom can be one of the most exciting times for your teenager but at the same time one of the most stressful. 

It can also be very stressful for parents as they prepare themselves to accept that their teenager is graduating and soon going away to school, while planning a weekend away after prom night. Going to the Shore for the weekend or somewhere overnight has become more of the ...

Reps. Watson Coleman, Pallone, Sires and Espaillat Lead Introduction of Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

April 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC  — Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) joined co-sponsors Congressmen Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) to announce The Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2018. This legislation would overturn an outdated 1986 law to build a framework of commonsense standards for handgun gun ownership in the U.S. by creating a ...