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Robert F. Applegate Sr.

May 24, 1959 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Robert Applegate Sr. Obituary

Robert F. Applegate Sr., 64, of Union Beach, New Jersey, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel.  Robert was born on May 24, 1959, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and grew up in Iselin.  On May 24, 1983, Robert and his beloved wife, Ruth, were married and began their life together in Woodbridge.  A few years later in 1989, they settled in Union Beach, New Jersey, where they remained to raise their family.  For many years, Robert worked as a janitor and union painter for Woodbridge Township school district.  In his spare time, Robert loved all things outdoors, especially fishing and hunting.  Most of all, Robert was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.  He will be greatly missed, forever loved, and never forgotten.

Robert is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 40 years, Ruth (Kath) Applegate, his loving son, Robert F. Applegate Jr. and his wife, Kelly, of Port Monmouth, and his cherished grandchildren, Robert F. Applegate III and Andrew Applegate.

Arrangements were entrusted to Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State  Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730.  In respect of Robert’s wishes, he will be privately cremated.  For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit,

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Private Cremation

Liberty Grove Memorial Gardens Crematory
Morristown Road
Old Bridge, NJ 08857


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