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Robert Kirn

Robert J Kirn Sr.

Wednesday, September 26th, 1917 - Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Robert J. Kirn, Sr., 102, of Boonton Township for the last three years, prior was Toms River since 2009 and originally of Carlstadt for 53 years, passed away on January 30, 2020. Mr. Kirn served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. For over 20 years, he was a regulator and valve repairman at Matheson Gas Products in East Rutherford, retiring in 1982. Following retirement, he was a crossing guard in Carlstadt for 20 years, retiring in 2005 and he also was an usher at the Meadowlands Stadium for over 10 years. He was a former parishioner of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church. Beloved husband of Josephine (nee Buonauro) Kirn. Loving father of Robert J. Kirn, Jr. and wife Teresa, Joyce Martens, Kathleen Mattei and husband Louis and Janice Kirn Sottilaro and husband Richard. Cherished grandfather of Elizabeth Marchese, Darlene Hachett, predeceased by Brian Kirn and great grandfather of Aiden Hill, Iaerton Rozanski, Justin Marchese and Olivia Marchese. Dear brother of Ruth Flippo and the late William Kirn and Isabell Wagner. Funeral departing from the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM for a Funeral Mass in Assumption Church, Wood-Ridge at 10:30 AM. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Visitation Sunday 1-5 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, February 2nd, 2020 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Kimak Funeral Home, Inc.
    425 Broad Street
    CARLSTADT, NJ 07072
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  • Service

    Monday, February 3rd, 2020 | 10:30am
    Monday, February 3rd, 2020 10:30am
    Assumption R. C. Church
    Main Avenue
    Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075
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    Fr. Kevin Daly
  • Interment

    George Washington Memorial Park
    Paramus and Century Roads
    PARAMUS, NJ 07653
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Jim & Ramona Kopacz

Posted at 05:26pm
Dear Janice and Family -- Our most heartfelt condolences on the passing of your dad. Wow, he packed a LOT into his 102 years, and his legacy of service lives on in all of you! May the cherished memories and God's grace provide you each with comfort, strength, and gratitude for the positive changes he gave to this world. "Lord, now let Thy servant go in peace, according to Thy Word."
Jim & Ramona Kopacz, St. Joseph Parish (former Youth Ministry Team)

Moira from LUUF

Posted at 03:06pm
Dear Janet -- I remember how you spoke of your father in such a caring and thoughtful way. May the love you have for each other shine on!
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Ron Kirn

Posted at 04:31pm
Farewell Uncle Robbie... thanks for the Book, "Elements of Electronics" that you gave me when I was 8, I completely wore it out... Tell Dad and Isabel I love ya all and miss y'all greatly.

Ron Kirn
Jacksonville, FL

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Posted at 10:48am
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Thinking of you at this difficult time. Love Heidi and Dawn
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