Norbert (Bobby) Rung ,82, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Bob was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 31, 1934. Bob lived an active life in a group home in West Orange managed by Universal Institute. He attended workshops on week-days in Livingston and week-end activities such as shopping, dining out, and attending shows. Bob was an optimistic, cheerful individual, always ready to help anyone who needed it. He enjoyed "knittin" with his string, fishing, all animals, and visiting with his family. Bob was on a respirator and dialysis at Kindred Hospital in Dover for the past year. Bobby, we will always carry your memory in our hearts.
Bob is survived by his brother, Frederick Peter Rung and his wife, Ann, in Blairstown, nephew, Frederick Philipp Rung, in Port Monmouth and cousin, Irmentrud Scheitinger and her husband, John, in Philmont, NY, as well as his cousins and the rest of his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Philipp and Mathilde Rung; as well as his sister, Rosemary Albrecht.
A period of visitation will be held Thursday April 20 at 1:30 - 3:30 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ (Columbia for GPS.) A Mass of Christian Burial will take place 4:00 PM, Thursday, April 20, 2017 at St. Jude Catholic Church, 7 Eisenhower Rd., Blairstown, NJ.
Interment: Friday April 21 - Cypress Hills Cemetery, Queens, NY