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Marie Theresa Kober

June 27, 1937February 17, 2021
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KOBER, Marie Theresa, age 83, formerly of Old Tappan, NJ passed away quietly on February 17, 2021. Marie was born on June 27, 1937 in Jersey City, NJ and was raised in Hackensack, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Otto and Marie Limmer. After graduating from Hackensack High School, she met her husband, Robbie Kober in the summer of 1954. Marie later graduated from Becker Jr. College and worked at Lederle Labs, Pearl River, NY. She married Robbie in 1958 at St. Pius X Church in Old Tappan. Marie was an active member of the parish and renew group over many years. Marie moved to Old Tappan in 1959 and lived many years close to the family business, Northern Valley Swim Club and Longwood Racquet Club. Marie also found a way to donate her time to volunteer activities over the years. She was a 48-year member of the Old Tappan Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary serving 2 years as president and a cheer coach for the Old Tappan Youth Football Association. Marie and Robbie loved going on cruises together with friends, and Bermuda was always her favorite destination. Marie is predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Robbie Kober. She was the mother of four children, Suzanne Marie Rumer and her husband Scott of Chester Springs, PA; Robert Otto Kober and his wife Anita of Little Ferry; Thomas Karl Kober and his wife Abbey of Colts Neck and Michele Kober-Holcomb and her husband Richard of Brodheadsville, PA. Marie was known as “Gammie” to her nine grandchildren, Brielle Suzanne Bohrer and her husband Brandon, Thomas Scott Rumer II, Ryan Robert Rumer, Vanessa Marie Holcomb, Hailey Michele Holcomb, Olivia Suzanne Holcomb, Rickilynn Nicole Holcomb, Paige Dee Kober, and Thomas Robert Kober. Visitation at Becker Funeral Home, 219 Kinderkamack Road, Westwood on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 4-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church at Tuesday at 10AM. Interment, Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, NJ. Memorial gifts to the Old Tappan Volunteer Fire Department, 227 Old Tappan Road, Old Tappan, NJ 07675 or the Old Tappan First Aid Corps, 4 Russell Avenue, Old Tappan, NJ 07675 would be appreciated.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, February 22, 2021

  • Funeral Liturgy

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Lynn McIntosh

February 22, 2021

Thoughts and healing prayers for your family during this time of deep personal loss.

Beverly Covert. Messina

February 22, 2021

We are all so deeply sad to hear of Marie’s passing. We send our condolences to your entire family. She will be dearly missed. We shared many happy memories with your entire family. June and Bill send there love to you all.

Michele Kober-Holcomb

February 19, 2021

Love you, Mom ⭕️❌⭕️❌❤️🕊

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