Wantage ; Robert Patrick Devine, 92, passed away Tuesday July 30, 2019 at Morristown Medical Center.
Robert was born December 15, 1926 in Franklin to Jack and Mary (Berrigan) Devine.
Robert served in the United States Navy, aboard the USS New, during WW II. Upon returning from service, he graduated from Franklin High School in 1945. Robert was a volunteer for the Ogdensburg Fire Department and was a former Fire Chief and member of the Sgt. Francis M. Glynn Post 132 American Legion. Robert retired from Picatinny Arsenal in Morris County after working for 32 years as an electrical supervisor. Robert was a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees and New York Giants.
Robert was predeceased by his parents, and his wife of 66 years Daisy E. “Betsy” Devine, his brothers, Jack and Bill and his sister Molly.
He is survived by his sons, Patrick A Devine (Cindy) of Wantage and Robert H. Devine (Kesha) of Culver’s Lake, and his four grandchildren, Ryan, Daniel, Amanda and Kendrea, and his two great grandchildren, Magnolia and Tessa, and his sister Joan Stevens and his brother Joe Devine.
Relatives and friends will be received on Monday August 5th from 4-7PM at the F. John Ramsey Funeral Home One Main Street, Franklin, NJ. The family will gather at the funeral home on Tuesday August 6th at 9AM for a 10AM Mass of Christian Burial service at Immaculate Conception RC Church with interment at Northern New Jersey Veterans Cemetery. Ogdensburg Fire Department services Monday evening. In Lieu of flowers donations to The Ogdensburg Fire Department 30 Main Street, Ogdensburg, NJ 07439. For condolences and directions see www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com.