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Robert Lawler

Robert “Bob” Lawler, age 82, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 12, 2023.


Born in Brooklyn, NY on December 29, 1940, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Jackson) Lawler. Robert worked as an assemblyman with Chrysler Corporation in Newark, retiring after 38 dedicated years.


In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his son Daniel, his companion Mary Ewing, sister Emma Sarkisian and brothers, Bill (twin), Ed, Sonny, Danny, Pete, Tommy, Jimmy, Dennis, and Jack Lawler.


He is survived by his children, Colleen Morrone and her husband Anthony, Keri Palasz and her husband Michael, Shawn Lawler and his wife Lisa, Shannon Wample and her husband Eric; siblings, Al Lawler, Joan Corton and MaryAnn Sabatino; 6 grandchildren, Katherine Morrone, Joseph Morrone, Brynn Morrone, Emily Lawler, Mel Lawler and Tyler Wample.

Funeral Services

Services will be private.


    Keri Palasz lit a candle and writes,
    Peace be with you.
    11/18/2023 06:24 pm
    johnny and Donald lit a candle and writes,
    Bob was a part of our lives and will always be a part of our lives. He is truly a positive force . As an uncle he was always supportive , Any disagreements with him were always respectful and a learning experience. We will always love and remember him. Johnny and Donald
    11/19/2023 03:33 pm
    Mary Beth Caicedo (Lawlor, Sonny) lit a candle and writes,
    Prayers and condolences. Alway remember uncle Bobby and his story telling. It’s always sad to hear of someone passing, but it is important to celebrate their life! Keep happy memories of him… we will! Mary Beth ( sonny’s daughter)
    11/19/2023 07:21 pm
    Alison Lawler writes,
    Uncle Bobby, there are so many things to thank you for. Your support when my Dad was sick which I was so grateful for. I always enjoyed our conversations and you were always there if i needed help with family things. I love you uncle Bobby, enjoy everyone in heaven have a beer with Mark and my Dad, give them a kiss for me. Til we meet again💕
    11/20/2023 07:06 am

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