In memory of
Robert L. Foray Coast Guard veteran,Verizon retiree, was an avid fisherman Robert L. Foray, 79, of Kearny, N.J., passed away at home on March 24, 2019. A visitation will be held at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny, on Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington in Kearny at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. Robert grew up in North Arlington, N.J., and was a Kearny resident for 44 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Coast Guard before working at Verizon in Newark, N.J., as a building mechanic for many years, retiring 15 years ago. He was a member of the Kearny Elks for 40 years, serving as Exalted Ruler four times. An avid fisherman, Robert enjoyed going to casinos, but most cherished the time spent with his grandchildren. Robert was the beloved husband of 44 years to Dianne (nee Holmes); loving father of Andrea Prairie and her husband, Keith, Erin DeRosa and her husband, David, and Robyn Rutler and her husband, Todd; and dear grandfather of Sarah, Glenn, Samantha, Amelia, Jack and Sebastian. He is also survived by his brother, John Foray, and was predeceased by his sister, Evelyn Foray.
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