Robert Morris

Obituary of Robert J Morris

Robert J. Morris, 78, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Staten Island, NY, Robert was a resident of Lawrenceville for 34 years where he was a parishioner at the Church of St. Ann and a member of their Knights of Columbus Council #7000. Robert graduated from St Peter’s College and retired from Bristol-Myers Squibb where he worked as a Financial Analyst for 32 years, made lifelong friends, and enjoyed countless delicious lunches. Some of his hobbies included golf, bocce, tennis, playing cards, and traveling. He read the WSJ cover to cover every morning, enjoyed a strong cup of coffee, and took an interest in everyone he met. He had an easy going, affable personality and a keen sense of humor. Robert was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Predeceased by his parents John R. and Vincenza Morris; he is survived by his wife Elaine Morris, two daughters and sons-in-law, Laura and Daniel Salefski and Christine and Brett Bullock; five grandchildren Alexander, Genevieve, Tatiana, and Adriana Salefski and Logan Bullock; four sisters and two brothers-in-law Maureen Smith, Joanne Goodfellow, Barbara and Joseph Poljanic, and Merry and Gene Giambertone; along with many nieces and nephews. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, January 2, from 5 to 7 PM at Poulson & Van Hise Funeral Directors, 650 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. Knights of Columbus Council #7000 will conduct services at 6:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 3, at 11 AM at the Church of St. Ann, 1253 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. Interment will follow in the Lawrenceville Cemetery.
Thursday
2
January

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Poulson & Van Hise Funeral Directors
650 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
Visitation
Friday
3
January

Mass

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, January 3, 2020
Church of St. Ann
1253 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
Mass
Friday
3
January

Burial

12:30 pm - 12:45 pm
Friday, January 3, 2020
Lawrenceville Cemetery
Route 206
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, United States
Burial

Knights of Columbus Council #7000

Will conduct services at 6:30 PM Thursday
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