Robert Joseph Gubitosi, Sr., 74 Obituary
In Memory of Robert Joseph Gubitosi, Sr.
Robert Joseph Gubitosi, Sr., 74, of 400 Jessica Court, Brodheadsville, Pennsylvania entered into eternal peace on July 10, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia while traveling home from vacation with his family.
He was the first son of the late Albert and Irene Gubitosi (Quinlan). He was born on November 29, 1939 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He proudly served in the United States Coast Guard from January 1957 to January 1961, on the Nantucket Lightship/LV-112. He was a member of US Coast Guard Light Ship Sailors Association, and the NRA.
He received his Associates Degree from Burlington County College, his Bachelors Degree from Glassboro State University and a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Alabama (Roll Tide!). He retired as a Captain from Rahway State Prison in New Jersey in July, 1991. After retiring from Rahway, he worked for the Pennsylvania Forest Fire Service. He graduated from the Scranton Pennsylvania Police Academy, and then worked as a Park Ranger at Lackawanna State Park, retiring after 10 years of service. Bob loved to travel, read and spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. An avid outdoorsman, he loved tennis, hunting, boating , hiking and a good debate.
He leaves his loving memories to be cherished by his wife of 53 years, Kathleen Ann Gubitosi (Krenta), his precious Dear Heart, and also their children, son, Robert Joseph Gubitosi, Jr. and wife Pat of Stroudsburg, PA., son, Christopher Albert Gubitosi and wife Susan of Harmony Township, NJ, daughter, Kathleen Potter and husband Kenneth of Nazareth, PA, daughter, Desiree LiCausi and husband Bruce of Raritan, NJ and daughter, Buffy Disko and husband Bob of Bridgewater, NJ. His beloved grandchildren whom he cherished with all his heart, Sean, Alyssa, Brett, Matthew, Bryan, Michelle, Andrew, Nicole, Emilee, Bruce Jr., Luke, and Carlie. He is also survived by his brother Dennis Gubitosi of Nutley, NJ, his sister Penny Furst of Wilmington, DE and his sister, Maureen Gubitosi of Toms River, NJ.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Thursday, July 17 from St. Matthew's Catholic Church, East Stroudsburg, PA. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 PM from the Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Route 209 Brodheadsville, PA. Burial will be in Buena Vista Cemetery, Brodheadsville.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Nantucket Lightship Museum at
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