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Robert "Bob" Katalinas

NOVEMBER 2, 1943 ~ AUGUST 2, 2018 (AGE 74)
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Dover:  Robert “Bob” Katalinas passed away peacefully in his sleep at home.  He was 74 years of age.

Bob was born in Paterson and was raised in Teaneck.  He lived in Parsippany from 1971 to 1985 and lived in the Wharton area since 1985.

Mr. Katalinas was a salesman for over 30 years, retiring in 2011 as a sales administrator for NJ Safety Equipment of Delran, NJ.

Robert was a Vietnam Era Army Veteran and a life member and past Commander of the American Legion Post 91 of Wharton.  He was also a member of the Tenafly Elks and the Moose Lodge 541 of Dover.

Survived by his daughter Tracey Vigano and husband Matthew of TX.

Siblings:                Leo J. Katalinas, Jr. and wife Edith of CO.

                              Ed Katalinas and wife Nancy of Ringwood, NJ.

                              Karen Katalinas of PA.

Also survived by his loving companion of 12 years, Debra Gorog.

Visitation will be held 5-8pm on Monday, August 6, 2018 at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton.

A funeral mass will be held 10am on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church, Wharton.

Interment will follow at Locust Hill Cemetery, Dover.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory to the American Legion Post #91, 99 N. Main St., Wharton, NJ 07885 would be appreciated.

 

Donations may be made to:

American Legion Post#91
99 North Main Street, Wharton NJ 07885


 

In memory of those Comrades who have passed on to the Post Everlasting. 

(Year is when reported to Post 91)

 

2018 - Katalinas, Robert - Member 29 years (Honorary Life Member - Past Post Commander)

2018 - Romanelli, Nicholas - Member 18 years

2018 - Long, James - Member 21 years

2018 - Lowry, Frank - Member 65 years

 

2017 - Roberts, John E - Member 15 years

2017 - Ball, William - Member 44 years

2017 - Ganzer, Peter - Member 38 years

2017 - Lateer, Robert - Member 17 years

2017 - Gillen, Brian - Member 43 years

2017 - McGinley, Paul - Member 48 years (Honorary Life Member)

2017 - Coad, Richard - Member 34 years

2017 - Hansell, John - Member 15 years

2017 - Whitmore, David - Member 62 years

2017 - Ebner, Albert - Member 36 years

2017 - Jacobus, Wayne - Member 27 years (Past Morris County Commander)

 

2016 - Tracy, Robert - Member 32 years

2016 - Kostelnik, Michael - Member 31 years

2016 - Gaffney, Emily - Member 49 years

2016 - Decker, Paul - Member 30 years

2016 - Czipo, Stephen - Member 71 years (Past Commander)

2016 - Whitmore, Joseph - Member 72 years (Past Commander)

2016 - Batson, David - Member 31 years

2016 - Mechler, William - Member 40 years

2016 - Webber, William - Member 63 years

2016 - DiGennaro, Eugene - Member 18 years

2016 - Chaskes, Leon - Member 64 years

2016 - Romaine, George - Member 55 years

2016 - Rigano, Joseph - Member 67 years

 

2015 - Colburn, Robert - Member 41 years

2015 - Dalman, Ernest - Member 55 years

2015 - Donnelly, William - Member 69 years

2015 - Drescher, Emanuel - Member 45 years

2015 - Gall, Andrew - Member 63 years

2015 - Jones, John - Member 41 years

2015 - Rolph, Theodore - Member 39 years

2015 - Sloto, Andrew - Member 6 years

2015 - Smith, Claude - Member 39 years (Past Commander)

2015 - Trosky, Michael Sr. - Member 2 years

2015 - Whipple, Gary - Member 17 years

2015 - Zaycer, Andrew - Member 27 years

 

2014 - Bencivenga, Biagio - Member 61 years (Past Commander)

2014 - Deeds, Robert - Member 61 years

2014 - Grier, James - Member 4 years

2014 - Nees, William - Member 47 years

2014 - Reid, Francis - Member 24 years

 

2013 - Ellis, William - Member 25 years