Robert Paul Herrmann, Sr., 86 of Bangor PA formally of Montclair, NJ died peacefully at his home April 20, 2022. A visitation will be held on Monday April 25, 2022 from 4 – 8 PM at Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home, 76 Park Street, Montclair, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Teresa of Calcutta, Church of Immaculate Conception, 1 Munn Street, Montclair NJ on Tuesday at 11:00.
Born on May 27, 1935 in Orange, NJ to Leonard and Mary (Cortney) Herrmann. He attended Montclair schools. Robert served in the US Navy from 1956 -1957. In 1964 Robert became a member of the Montclair Fire Department and served for 34 years until his retirement. After his retirement he enjoyed gardening, cooking, the beach and especially spending time with his family.
In June of 1956 he married Lorraine Russo and they spent 65 years together having their children Gail Marie, Cheryl Ann and Robert Paul, Jr.
Robert was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle. He was kind to everyone and always had a smile on his face. He will truly be missed by all who knew him.
Robert was predeceased by five brothers, Leonard, Eugene, William, Joseph, John and one sister Theresa Greig.
Robert is survived by his wife Lorraine (Russo), children Gail Hockenbury and her husband Tim, Cheryl Biggs and her husband Steven, and Robert Jr. and his wife Carolyn. He is also survived by his sister Rose Payton, 8 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.