October 6, 2011
Robert Morton, 83, died on October 6, 2011 at St. Mary's Hospital in Passaic. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was a lifelong resident of Kearny. Before retiring he was an electrician for 55 years with Local 164. He loved his job and worked at it till the age of 78. He was a member of Our Lady of Sorrows Church. He served in the United States Navy from 1946-1950.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Jean Morton. His children; Colleen Burgess (Tom), Elizabeth Cobane, Brandy Shamrock (Nick), Andrew Colamedici (Carol), Susan McLaren (Frank Shrimp), and Joseph Colamedici (Jennifer). Also survived by 11 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.
Visiting will be on Monday from 3-7pm at Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive Kearny (map, directions). Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday at 10 am at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Kearny (map, directions). Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery (map, directions).
In lieu of flowers, kindly make donations to the Jimmy C. Scholarship Fund sent to Valley National Bank Attn: Julie Smith, 100 Central Ave S. Kearny, NJ.
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