In Memoriam


In Memory of

Robert John Stelzle

April 16, 1948 - October 20, 2020


Robert John Stelzle, Sr.,72, of Linden passed away Tuesday October 20, 2020 after a long battle with liver cancer.

Born and raised Jersey City, NJ he moved to Linden 46 years ago.

He was a graduate of Ferris High School, Jersey City, NJ and New York Institute of Technology with a bachelors Degree in Science.

Mr. Stelzle was a Veteran of the Viet Nam war serving as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force and was awarded the Vietnam service medal.

He was employed by the Port Authority Police department of NY and NJ for over 27 years before retiring.

He was predeceased by his parents Herman and Agnes (Mulhall) Stelzle and his brother George Stelzle.

Surviving is his wife Veronica Stelzle (Korn), his son Robert John Stelzle, Jr. and his wife Lori, his granddaughter Ashley, his sister n law Irene Stelzle and nephew Jay Stelzle.

Relatives and Friends are invited to attend his funeral on Saturday October 24, 2020 at 10:00 AM in St. Elizabeth's RC Church, Linden. Mass limited to 150 people. (please meet at church). Cremation will be private. Visiting will be Friday 3-7 PM in the Pettit-Davis Funeral Home 371 West Milton Ave. Rahway, NJ 07065. Everyone attending the viewing and Mass are required to practice social distancing, wear a mask at all times and adhere to all mandates issued by the CDC.

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Pettit-Davis Funeral Home
371 West Milton Avenue
Rahway, NJ, 07065


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