Robert “Bobby” Skokandich,71, passed away on May 20th with his family by his side.
Bob was born in Jersey City, NJ on April 10, 1951 and raised in North Bergen. Bob resided in West Orange from 1986-2016 and moved to Toms River after retiring as a utility worker from Suez Water Company after 35 years of service.
Bob always had their dog Bella by his side when he would take his bike rides through the neighborhood. He loved making people laugh and always had a story to tell. He was famous for his butter cookies and always made sure his family and friends got some during the holidays. He was a devout Yankee and Giants fan. Bob is survived by his wife Patti, sons Steven and his wife Angela, Kevin and his wife Samantha, grandchildren Cameron, James, Sophia, and Charlotte. Brother Ronnie and his wife Maggie, sister Kathy, sister in law LuLu, and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting for Robert will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM & 7:00 to 9:00 PM at The Dangler Funeral Home of West Orange, 340 Main St. in West Orange. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to: Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675
A Funeral Mass will be offered on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Lourdes CHurch, 1 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. Cremation will be private.