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Robert J. Durant
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In memory of
Robert J. Durant
Robert J. Durant PENNINGTON - Robert Joseph Durant was born on July 7, 1938, in Akron, OH, to Ronald Joseph and Mary Linnane Durant. He passed away peacefully at home on May 21, 2014, following a 2-1/2 year struggle from the effect of a stroke. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. He is survived by his wife, Mauricette; son Stefan R. Durant, and daughter Jennifer L. Mohr, wife of R. Colin Mohr, and granddaughters, Lilian Durant Mohr and Marin Mohr. He is also survived by a sister, Mary Dianne Durant, and a brother, James Michael Durant, and his nephews, Christopher and Jeremy Durant. Bob graduated from the Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland, OH, in 1960 with a degree in electrical engineering. Upon graduation, he entered the US Navy as a naval aviation cadet and following flight training was commissioned a lieutenant, flying Sikorsky helicopters in various international locations. Upon discharge, he joined Pan American Airways in 1967 as a pilot, rising to the rank of captain. Bob continued flying internationally with Delta Airlines, retiring in 1998. Bob was a man of many interests. He was a licensed ham radio operator proficient in Morse code. He enjoyed writing and was actively involved in UFO /Remove Viewing studies. A loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, he will be sorely missed. Per his wishes, no religious services will be held but a visitation with be conducted at the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, 2560 Pennington Road, Pennington, NJ 08534 on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer County Area, 437 East State St., Trenton, NJ 08608 or Mercer Street Friends, 151 Mercer St., Trenton, NJ 08611. Condolences for the family may be offered online at www.wilsonapple.com .
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In memory of
Robert J. Durant
Robert J. Durant PENNINGTON - Robert Joseph Durant was born on July 7, 1938, in Akron, OH, to Ronald Joseph and Mary Linnane Durant. He passed away peacefully at home on May 21, 2014, following a 2-1/2 year struggle from the effect of a stroke. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. He is survived by his wife, Mauricette; son Stefan R. Durant, and daughter Jennifer L. Mohr, wife of R. Colin Mohr, and granddaughters, Lilian Durant Mohr and Marin Mohr. He is also survived by a sister, Mary Dianne Durant, and a brother, James Michael Durant, and his nephews, Christopher and Jeremy Durant. Bob graduated from the Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland, OH, in 1960 with a degree in electrical engineering. Upon graduation, he entered the US Navy as a naval aviation cadet and following flight training was commissioned a lieutenant, flying Sikorsky helicopters in various international locations. Upon discharge, he joined Pan American Airways in 1967 as a pilot, rising to the rank of captain. Bob continued flying internationally with Delta Airlines, retiring in 1998. Bob was a man of many interests. He was a licensed ham radio operator proficient in Morse code. He enjoyed writing and was actively involved in UFO /Remove Viewing studies. A loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, he will be sorely missed. Per his wishes, no religious services will be held but a visitation with be conducted at the Wilson-Apple Funeral Home, 2560 Pennington Road, Pennington, NJ 08534 on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer County Area, 437 East State St., Trenton, NJ 08608 or Mercer Street Friends, 151 Mercer St., Trenton, NJ 08611. Condolences for the family may be offered online at www.wilsonapple.com .
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2560 Pennington Road
Pennington, NJ 08534-3206
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