Robert "Bob Edward Marciniak, Jr.November 6, 1962 ~ October 16, 2017 (age 54)
Robert "Bob" Edward Marciniak, Jr., age 54 of Perth Amboy, passed away suddenly, on Monday, October 16, 2017 at his residence.
Bob was born in Rahway, and was a lifelong resident of Perth Amboy. Bob was a member of IBEW Local 358. He attended Villanova University and was a 1981 graduate of Perth Amboy High School where he was a member of the football and track teams. He participated in the 1980 U.S. Olympic Torch Relay through Perth Amboy.
Bob was pre-deceased by his loving father Robert E. Sr., who passed away in 2000 and his nephew Nicolas Robert Betancourt.
He is survived by his devoted mother, Patricia ( nee Geiling ); beloved brother of Joan (David) Betancourt, Karen (Paul) Tatarka, William (Lori) Marciniak; adored uncle of Stephen (Kelly), Danielle, Andrea, Patrick, Emily, William, Anthony, Amy and Alice; cherished nephew of many aunts, uncles and cousins and countless friends.
Bob was an avid fan of Villanova Wildcats basketball team and loved Pat's Cheese Steaks in Philadelphia PA. He will be remembered as a kind and generous soul who always lent his electrical and construction expertise to anyone who needed it. His needs were few but his love for all was unlimited. Bob will be missed by more then we will ever know.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10 am at the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy. Interment will follow at St. Stephens Cemetery, Keasbey. Visiting is on Thursday from 4 ~ 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Bob can be made to ASPCA or the Habitat for Humanity.