Robert H. "Doc" Parry, 85, of Phillipsburg passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at St. Luke's Warren Campus, surrounded by his family. Robert was born on December 29, 1930 in Bangor, PA to Stanley and Elizabeth Parry. He was the beloved husband of Sara, with whom he celebrated 50 years of marriage on May 21st with a renewal of vows. He was of the Methodist faith and attended Grace Lutheran Church in Phillipsburg. Robert was employed at Warren Hospital for 31 years as an orderly in the operating room, having retired in 1986. He enjoyed bingo and crafts at the Care Center of Phillipsburg where he was a resident for the past four years. He also enjoyed being with his family and was famous for his jokes, always wanting to make others laugh. In addition to his wife he is survived by three daughters Brenda Parry and fiance, Reinaldo Alvarez of Queens, NY, Lori Parry of Palmerton, PA and Bobbi Jo Caffrey and husband, Thomas, of Whitehall; beloved grandson Scott Caffrey of Hellertown; siblings, William and wife, Dolores, of East Meadows, NY, Marie Spires of Salisbury, MD, Audrey Wagner of Florida, Bruce and wife, Betsy, of Sharptown, MD and Peggy Hockman of Hebron, MD; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by brother James and sister, Betty Nost. Memorial services will be held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 1 p.m. in Grace Lutheran Church, 300 Roseberry St, Phillipsburg, NJ. Call Thursday from 12 p.m. to time of services in the Church. Burial will be private. Arrangements are being handled by Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home, Inc. in Phillipsburg. Offer online condolences at www.devlinfh.com . In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Care Center of Phillipsburg, 843 Wilbur Ave, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 or Grace Lutheran Church.
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