Robert Sergeant

November 16, 1953 - July 30, 2013 

Robert Sergeant

November 16, 1953 - July 30, 2013 

Obituary for Robert Sergeant

SERGEANT, Robert, 59, of Hawthorne, NJ formerly of Midland Park, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Born in Paterson, Robert grew up in Midland Park and graduated in the class of 1971. He received a bachelor’s degree from Ramapo College. Robert had a great love for history, movies, and books. He was also a talented dart player and known for his sense of humor.
Robert was predeceased by his beloved parents, Robert and Betty (nee Ward) Sergeant. He is survived by his devoted sister, Amy Cortazzo and her husband Steve, his loving niece and nephew, Sara and Thomas Shortway, and his cherished great-nephew Shane Thomas Wachter. Robert also leaves behind his dear friends Dave and Karen McClatchey. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 1 from 9:30 AM until service time at Vander Plaat Funeral Home (www.vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert’s name to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ, 223 N. Van Dien Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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