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Robert W. Amory, Sr.

Male 1921 - 2014  (93 years)


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  • Name Robert W. Amory 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 28 Feb 1921  New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Name Bob 
    Residence 1935  Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1940  [2
    Jr. Chemist, Steel 
    Reference Number PERS1186 
    Residence 1940  77 Seymour Ave., Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 19 Dec 2014 
    Person ID I562  Zellner Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2020 

    Father David Buchanan Amory,   b. 29 Aug 1888, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1969  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rose Regina Schaeffer,   b. 14 Dec 1889, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1990, JFK Medical Center, Edison, Middlesex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 Nov 1912  Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 528 Martin Luther King Blvd, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number MARR33044 
    Documents
    1930 U.S. Census
    1930 U.S. Census
    NJ, Essex, Newark, Ward 14, ED7-254, P18-B, Joseph Schaeffer & David Amory Families, Josephine Steets
    1920 U.S. Census
    1920 U.S. Census
    NJ, Essex, Newark, Ward 14, ED260, P23-B, Joseph P. Schaeffer Sr. Family
    1940 U.S. Census
    1940 U.S. Census
    NJ, Essex, Newark, Ward 16, ED25-506, P. 2B-3A, Louis Sieben & David Amory Families (1 of 2)
    1940 U.S. Census
    1940 U.S. Census
    NJ, Essex, Newark, Ward 16, ED25-506, P2B-3A, Louis Sieben & David Amory Families (2 of 2)
    Family ID F1118  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary M. Gann,   b. 14 Jun 1917, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 2003  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F8979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1921 - New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - 77 Seymour Ave., Newark, Essex, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Robert W Amory, Sr, 93, of Punta Gorda, Florida and formerly of Lincroft, NJ died on Friday, December 19, 2014. Bob served in the U.S. Marine Corps, First Division and as a First Engineering Officer on Merchant Tankers during World War II. He is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy with a BS in Marine Engineering, and from N.J. Institute of Technology with a BS in Electrical Engineering. In his 37 year career in the Bell System, Bob spent two years with NJ Bell, 30 years at Bell Laboratories, and five years at AT&T. At Bell Labs he had responsibility for North East Professional Employment, design and development for the Nike Missile Test Set, and Computer System Modeling. He also designed one of the first Bell Labs computer programs to become utilized in the Operating Companies. At AT&T. Bob was head of the Operations Research department and developed and directed the AT&T Computer System Design program at the Wharton School. He was a Telephone Pioneer and Past President of the Piscataway NJ branch of the Pioneers.

      Bob was an avid sailor, having built his first sail boat in his bedroom at age 16. He has rebuilt several sail boats, and has made many ocean voyages, including two Trans-Pacific voyages as navigator, between Vancouver, BC and Hawaii. He was a Past Commander of the Shrewsbury Power Squadron and a member of the NJ and NY Navigators Club, Shrewsbury Yacht Club, and Isles Yacht Club.

      He follows his beloved wife Mary and leaves his sons Robert Jr. of Punta Gorda and Dr. Kevin; and brothers Dr. David, of Seattle, WA and Richard of Toms River, NJ, and many nieces and nephews.

      Memorial Services will be held at San Antonio Church, Port Charlotte, FL and St. Leo the Great Church, Lincroft, NJ this Spring. Arrangements by Kays-Ponger & Uaselton Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Port Charlotte Chapel. Please visit the online tribute for Robert W. Amory, Sr. at www.kays-ponger.com to sign the guest book and offer condolences to the family.

      Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 28, 2014

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  • Sources 
    1. [S15] 1930 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication T626, NJ, Essex, Newark, Ward 14, ED7-254, P18-B.

    2. [S481] 1940 U.S. Census, Population Schedule; NARA Microfilm Publication T627, Newark, Essex, New Jersey; Roll: T627_2427; Page: 2B-3A; Enumeration District: 25-506A.

    3. [S131] Marriage Register of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Newark, NJ, January 1889 - August 1927, 253.