Robert Spearing Obituary: Skewering Robert, III, 90, of Montvale, NJ kicked the bucket calmly on Friday, July 3, 2009. Beyond a reasonable doubt darling spouse “Bobby” of the late Lillian (nee Gustavsen) 2006. Given and dear dad of Robert Spearing, IV, William Spearing and his significant other Dorie, Donna Eakin and her better half Leonard, Lillian Batista and her better half Tony, and Christina Spearing. Dear sibling of Virginia Tinkham and her better half Henry. Adoring uncle of Tracey Nelson. Adoring “Grandpapa” of ten grandkids; Terrie Romano and her better half Nicholas, Susan Skeahan and her significant other Bill, Diane Pacella and her significant other Frank, Robert Spearing, V, William Montalvo and his significant other Jacqueline, Sigurd Spearing and his significant other Jessica, Jesse and Melissa Eakin and Christina and Valentino Batista.
Additionally made due by six extraordinary grandkids; Nicholas and Anthony Romano, Michael and Sharon Skeahan, and Frankie and Christina Pacella.Born in Weehawken Heights, Weehawken, NJ, on May 14, 1919 to Robert and Christina (Madison) Spearing. At 14, Bob went to the Florence Dewey Memorial School (No. 2 Public School), Bogota, NJ, in 1933, where he was stricken by his dearest spouse, Lillian. He went to the Admiral Faragut Academy in Toms River, NJ, and moved on from Steven’s Prep. Secondary School in Hoboken, NJ in 1939. Sway wedded Lillian on Feb. 8, 1941 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bogota by Pastor Daniel Kliest.
In view of his adoration for creatures, Bob additionally considered being a veterinarian and gone to Upsala College in East Orange, NJ for 1-1/2 years, studying veterinary science. His mom later remarried to William Schlemm, who claimed and worked the William Schlemm Funeral Home in Union City, NJ, where Bob chose to turn into a memorial service chief in the wake of coming back from military help. He served his apprenticeship there and held an embalmer’s permit in the wake of graduating #3 in his group at the American Academy of Mortuary Science and Research in Manhattan, NY in 1949. Subsequent to moving to Park Ridge in 1946 they established, claimed, and worked the Robert Spearing Funeral Home in Park Ridge worked by his dad in-law the late Sigurd Gustavsen.
The business was opened on February 8, 1949 and has been claimed by the family ever since.A brightened battle veteran of WW II with the 242nd Infantry Regiment of the 42nd “Rainbow” Division, Company G, he filled in as a staff sergeant, crew pioneer, and marksman. During essential preparing at Camp Crowder, MO, he was first gone into the Pigeon Corp. for his broad information on pigeons, and afterward moved to the infantry due to his ability as a specialist sharpshooter and pioneer. He taught initiates in the craft of using and discharging A 03 Springfield and Enfield rifles and prepared and penetrated initiates for battle. While in real battle, he was a crew head and sharpshooter.
He was the beneficiary of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, for wounds got in real life by adversary fire on the cutting edge of the Alsatian front in France, on January 27, 1945 and furthermore got the Distinguished Service Medal and the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, he was 25 years of age.Bob was an individual from the Pascack Reformed Church, VFW Post #8946, American Legion Post #153, Combat Infantryman’s Assoc., Fulton Friendship Lodge #102 F and A.M., the Park Ridge Elk’s Club #2234, and a previous individual from the Pascack Historical Society.
He was President of the Park Ridge Fire Department in 1955, an individual from the Park Ridge Rotary Club, having gotten the Paul Harris Award, and furthermore an individual from the Bergen County Funeral Director’s Assoc., Thanexus, Inc., and a beneficiary of the Public Approval Award by the Order of the Golden Rule.A Funeral Service will be held 10 AM Friday, July 10, 2009, at Pascack Reformed Church, Park Ridge,