Robert Michael Avalone

9 April, 195217 January, 2021
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Robert Avalone passed away suddenly and went to be with his lord on January 17, 2021 at the age of 68. He was born in Belleville NJ on April 9, 1952. He is predeceased by his father Michael and his mother Janet Avalone. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Mary Avalone. Lovingly remembered by his son John and daughter- in-law Danielle Avalone ,daughter Renae and son-in-law John Cribbin, daughter Michelle and son-in-law Kevin Wilson, step daughter Jamie and son-in-law Rich Cioffi, step son Scott Dupont, brother Richard and his wife Kathy, sister Phyllis Patricco, grandchildren Kaitlyn Avalone, Jake Avalone, Luke Avalone, Casey Cribbin, Aaron Cribbin, Riley Cribbin, Aiden Wilson, Charleigh Wilson, Parker Wilson, Logan Cioffi, Jack Cioffi, Cole Cioffi, Brandon Dupont, Emily Dupont, Sarah Dupont. Robert began his career in 1972 with the Presidential Unit of the U.S Marine Corps, where he was responsible for security at the Capitol building and Camp David. When he left the Corps, he worked for the Newark Police Department, where he remained for 18 years, retiring as a detective. While there, he also worked as a corporate vice president of the national home electronics chain Nobody Beats the Wiz. After 18 years with Nobody Beats the Wiz, Robert retired and with his wife, Mary started the detective/security agency in Brick, Senica Security and Investigation. Visitation will be held at Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home Friday January 22, 2021 at 3:00-6:00pm Funeral Mass will be on Saturday January 23, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Justin the Martyr RC Church in Tom's River Burial will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park in Toms River. The family welcomes donations in lieu of flowers to Wounded Warrior Project in honor of Robert Avalone.


  • Visitation

    Friday, 22 January , 2021

  • Mass

    Saturday, 23 January , 2021

  • Burial

    Saturday, 23 January , 2021


Robert Michael Avalone

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William Bost

23 January 2021

Rest in peace Bobby. I enjoyed working security for you at Nobody Beats the Wiz with many other retired members of the Newark Police Dept. GOD rest your soul. --- William E. Bost - N.P.D. retired.

Ron DeRose DeRose

23 January 2021

Bob and I worked together for years. He was a wonderful man with a wonderful family. My condolences to his family. Phyllis I'm so sorry about Bob

Christine Papa

22 January 2021

I will always cherish the memories I have of Bobby in St Francis School where his mom worked in the office. As we all got older the memories just kept building. I always knew if I ever needed help with something I could always call Bobby and he would be there, no questions asked. Friendships that last that many years are rare. Bobby, I will miss you everyday, but I know you will be happy to see your buddies Mario and Tommy again. All three of them were incredible caring men. Mary, when you feel the sun on your face or see the sea grasses blow in the wind, that is Bobby reaching out to you. He will never leave you and always be there when you really need him.
I love you all and you are all in my prayers. Chris

Allan Crohn

22 January 2021

Bobby was a good man. Loyal and true!
We had a lot of laughs together .
My deepest condolences to his family

Anjali Vaidya

20 January 2021

I am still at a loss for words. I always think of Robert and Mary so fondly. I will always remember my honor to witness his immense devotion, love, and sense of caring and protection for her well-being and health. He was, and is, an inspiration! I am certain his love and care will transcend. My sincerest condolences.

Jeremy Mazurek

20 January 2021

Mary just called me to tell me the horrible news. I am currently in a state of tremendous shock and sadness. What you wouldn't be surprised about, was how strong she was on the phone- she was comforting me! The love you showed for her and how you cared for her will be with me for a lifetime. I looked forward to your visits and loved talking with you about everything from policing to the Wiz to politics (and a little medicine too). I will miss your smile and warm embrace (ok, it was more like a bear hug!). You are a hero to me, your family and the nation. Rest in peace my friend, until we meet again!


19 January 2021


Dominick Strada

19 January 2021

I just would like to say at this time I knew Bobby not for a long time but I didn’t know him and I want to send my deepest condolences to the entire family may his soul Rest In Peace amen Lord Bobby rest in peace Semper Fi

John Kidd

19 January 2021

My reguards go out to all his family members.

sam lucarelli

18 January 2021

My sincerest condolences to Mary and Family for the lose of a great Husband and Father. I have many great memories of him. He will surely be missed. May he R.I.P My Deepest Condolences Sam Lucarelli

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