Robert (“Bob”) Anthony Parise of Sparta, N.J., passed away unexpectedly at Newton Medical Center on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. He was 71.
Born to Salvatore Joseph and Martha Parise in Englewood, N.J., he lived in New Milford, N.J., and then came to the Vernon Township, N.J., area in 1975, and then Franklin, N.J., for five years before moving to Sparta 10 years ago.
Robert worked as a salesman for Aspen Landscaping in Vernon prior to his retirement and had many hobbies, including classic cars, music, dancing, roller derby, and great food.
Robert is the beloved husband for 45 years of Anne Parise(Feitl) of Sparta; devoted father of Kimberly Parise of Vernon and Cynthia Neukum and her husband, Ryan, of Vernon; loving grandfather of Gavin and Lily; dear brother of Gary A. Parise and his wife, Robin, of Monroe, N.Y.; and uncle of Gary Parise and Danielle Schatz.
Private cremation services under the direction of Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, Vernon. A Celebration of Robert’s Life will be scheduled for a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made to the American Heart Association (heart.org).