Robert J. Cuozzo passed away at his home in Mt. Arlington, NJ on April
8, 2021 at the age of 89.
Born and raised in Orange, Bob lived in Caldwell and went to high
school in Glen Ridge. He lived most of his life and raised his family
in Boonton Township. In 2008 he moved to Mt. Arlington and also spent
time at his homes in Florida—first in Hallandale Beach and then in
Vero Beach. Bob made many long-lasting friendships wherever he lived
Bob earned his PhD from New York University and completed his
undergraduate studies at Seton Hall University. He began his career
as an organic chemist at Amerada Hess Corporation in New York and also
worked at Ciba-Geigy before launching his own successful company
Chemisphere International. He retired in 2010.
Bob served in the US Marine Corp from 1954 until 1957 at Camp
Pendleton and at Yokosuka, Japan. He was a Captain at the time of his
Bob was a family man and was devoted to his wife, children and
grandchildren. In his spare time, he loved to play golf at Rockaway
River Country Club where he was a member and to fish and boat on his
Grady White in Florida.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Ann Marie (Duddy)
Cuozzo of Mt. Arlington, NJ and by his loving children Robert and his
wife Debbie Cuozzo of Boonton Township, NJ; Jill and her husband
Edward Fischer of Hoboken, NJ; John and his wife Paulina Cuozzo of
Franklin, NJ; and Kevin and his wife Rebecca Cuozzo of Powell, OH. He
is also survived by his cherished grandchildren Corinne, Ryan, Evan,
Meghan, John Robert, Robert Warren and Maria.
Bob was very fond of his extended family especially the Leonard and
Cuozzo-family cousins and their extended families.
Bob was predeceased by his first wife Constance (Johnson) Cuozzo, his
mother Elsie (Leonard) Cuozzo and his father Anthony Cuozzo.
Private family services were held under the direction of Norman Dean
Home for Services 16 Righter Ave Denville, NJ 07834www.normandean.com.
A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations can be made in his memory of Robert Cuozzo to the
Tunnels to Towers Foundation at tunnel2towers.org. Please list
Cuozfischj@gmail.com in your donor information.