Robert J. Fastow WWII Army veteran, St. Patrick's Parade committeeman and state president of AOH Robert J. Fastow of Burlington, N.J., passed away in a traffic accident on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at the age of 92. The family invites friends to his viewing and funeral services. Viewings will be held at Page Funeral Home, 302 E. Union St., Burlington, on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. and Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Paul's R.C. Church on Monday at 11 a.m., with burial to follow in St. Paul's Cemetery, East Broad St., Burlington. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to his family from pagefuneralhome.com . Robert served his country proudly during World War II in the Unites States Army. Rob was born in Newark, N.J. and belonged to the Knights of Columbus No. 150 in Newark and was part of the St. Patrick's Day Parade committee for 35 years. He was a charter member of the Carteret Elks No. 2235, past grand knight of the Carteret Knights of Columbus, and a member of the American Legion Post in Newark. Rob and his late wife Margaret "Marge" were very active in the Ancient Order of Hibernians. Rob served as past state president and was a past national director of the order. In Burlington, they both were very active in the community and belonged to St. Paul's R.C. Church, where he sang in the church choir and belonged to the Young of Heart. Rob also belonged to the K of C Burlington Council No. 589 and helped with the American Red Cross blood drives. He was also a member and past officer of the Historic Yorkshire Alliance and belonged to the Oneida Boat Club. Husband of the late Margaret, he is survived by his brother, J. Roy Fastow and sister-in-law, Mary Fitzpatrick; his nephews and niece, Robert P. Fastow, Shawn Fitzpatrick, Colleen Fitzpatrick; great-nieces and nephews, Alexis, Elizabeth, Kailee Fastow, Keegan, Callahan and Quinlan Fitzpatrick, and many friends. Donations may be made in his memory to Emiliana's Hope Foundation, PO Box 131, Bayville, N.J. 08721.
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