Robert Dorton
Robert Dorton
Wednesday
22
June

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Our Lady of Sorrows Church, South Orange
217 Prospect St
South Orange, New Jersey, United States
973-763-5454
Wednesday
22
June

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
St Vincent De Paul Cemetery
459 Chestnut St
Stirling, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Robert Edward Dorton

 

 Robert Edward  Dorton, 90 of Maplewood passed away at home surrounded by his family on June 17, 2022. 

 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect Street, South Orange, on Wednesday, June 22nd at 10:00 AM. Interment to follow at  St. Vincent De Paul Cemetery in Stirling.  In lieu of flowers donations to Alzeimer's Assoc Greater NJ Chapter, 23 Vreeland Road, #105, Florham Park, NJ 07932   would be appreciated.

 

Robert was born in Jersey City, NJ   and has lived in Maplewood  for the past 54 years. Robert received his Bachelor’s degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Massacheusetts. He served in the US Marine Corp from 1955-1957. Robert worked as a Copy Editor for  Wall Street Journal in New York City from 1954 until his retirement in 1998. 

 

Robert is survived by his wife Mary Ellen Dorton, Son Keith  Dorton (Jayne), daughter Patricia Bergen.  He  is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Robert was precedeased by his son-in-law Michael Bergen.

 

 

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