Robert V. Read
Died: Apr 20, 2012

Robert V. Read, age 80, of Washington Township, NJ died Friday, April 20, 2012 at home in Washington Township. Mr. Read was born September 10, 1931 in Newark, NJ. He is the son of the late Cyril T. and the late Wilhelmina (Stockinger) Read. In addition to his parents Robert is predeceased by his 2 brothers Harold and Leslie. He was married to Charlotte Little for the past 55 years.

He served in the Korean War from 1952 to 1960. He was employed by M&M Mars, Hackettstown, NJ as a Machinist for many years. Robert was an avid camper, reader and bird watcher. He enjoyed working on and refurbishing cars, most of all he loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife: Charlotte (Little) Read of Long Valley, NJ, 2 daughters; Robin Buchanan and husband Gregory of Hampton, NJ, Theresa Shearin and husband Stephen of Flanders, NJ and 1 son; Roger Read and wife Bonnie of Long Valley, NJ; 3 grandchildren; Daniel, Kelly, London.

The funeral service will be held 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 25 at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 with Pastor Aaron Nagel officiating. Burial will be in German Valley Rural Cemetery, Long Valley, NJ.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, April 25 from 11:00 am - 1:00 PM at Cochran Funeral Home, Inc., 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Compassionate Care, 532 Lafayette Road, Sparta, NJ 07871.


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