HAWTHORNE, N.J. – Robert Edward Whitford Jr., of Lake Stockholm, died Monday, May 31. He was 74.
Born in Paterson and raised in Fair Lawn, he resided in Hawthorne for 20 years before moving to Lake Stockholm 20 years ago. He served with the U.S. Navy from 1961-63. He enjoyed the outdoors and freshwater fishing. He will be remembered for his ability to fix anything. Prior to retiring, he was employed as a superintendent with the maintenance department of Northern Highlands Regional High School in Allendale for 21 years.
He was the father of Robert Whitford III, Laurie Whitford, Renee Horn and the late William Whitford; grandfather of Robert Whitford IV, Madison Horn and Erica Kolstan; great-grandfather of Marcus, Zachary and Luke; and brother of Frederick Whitford, Sandy Arch and the late Ronald Whitford.
All services are private.
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