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Robert L Fagan

February 5, 1937 - July 17, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Dedicated Firefighter


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Obituaries » Robert L Fagan

Robert L. Fagan passed away on Friday, July 17th 2020 peacefully in his home surrounded by his family. He was 84 years old.

He was born in Newark, NJ and then grew up in East Orange, NJ where he married his wife, Thomasina (nee- O’Rourke). Robert resided in West Orange, NJ for the last 48 years.

Robert was a dedicated firefighter for East Orange Fire Department where he rose to the rank of Captain. He also worked as a price checker for King’s Supermarket in Livingston for 30 years.

He was a member of the Emerald Society and Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh in West Orange, as well as the Chieftons Athletic Club. Robert was also a former President of the FMBA in East Orange.

Robert was pre-deceased by his son, Robert Thomas (May 2018) and his sister, Eileen Fagan (June 2020).

Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Thomasina; his brothers: Michael and his wife, Pamela & Thomas and his wife, Mary Anne; his sister, Janet Nowland; his grandson, Brian and his wife, Kathryne; and his great-granddaughter, Erin Rae.

Funeral Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany.