Robert Cuozzo

Obituary of Robert J. Cuozzo

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

and traveled.

 

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

discharge.

 

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.

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