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Robert H. Sickles

September 12, 1932 ~ January 29, 2019 (age 86)

Robert H. Sickles, of Hazlet, NJ peacefully passed away, Tuesday January 29, 2019 at Monmouth Medical Medical Center, Long Branch. Born in Union Beach, he resided most of his life in Hazlet. He worked as an Iron Worker out of Local 373 in Perth Amboy before retiring. 

Robert was predeceased by his parents, William and Hazel; Wife Jane Eileen Sickles, a son, Robert Sickles, Jr.; and his siblings Perce, Alex, Bud and Hazel. He is survived by his son, James C. Sickles and his wife Susan Weiss of Union Beach; a daughter-in-law, Terry Sickles of Epping, NH; cherished grandchildren, Craig and wife Alexa of Hazlet; Jeremy and wife Melanie of Union Beach; Kevin and wife Meave of W. Long Branch; Jason and girlfriend, Aleyna Fetta of Pt. Pleasant; Diane Salge and husband James of Epping, NH; Matthew Weiss of Maplewood; Cory Weiss of Maplewood; former daughter-in-law, Patricia Bish of Myrtle Beach, SC; precious great grandchildren, Ryan, Nicoletta, Abigail, Jackson, Dylan, Evelyn, Hazel, Lyla and Taylor; some chickens and Ellie (a mean cat); and many dear friends a great deal of which considered him to be their adopted father or grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Hazlet is now a safer place for all racoons, foxes and birds of prey.

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9pm and Saturday, February 2, 9am at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Pl., Keyport NJ, 07735, followed by a 10am service at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at Holmdel Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society in memory of Bobby. To post an online condolence to the family or for directions to the funeral home, please visit

Donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691, AB

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, AB

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