~~Robert J. Kamenetz “Bob”, 60, of Morristown passed away at Morristown Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on October 4, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Assumption Church, 91 Maple Ave in Morristown on Tuesday, October 11th at 10am. Interment will follow at Holy Rood Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit at Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd in Whippany on Monday from 4 to 9pm. For further information or to send a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.
Born in Morristown, the son of Solomon and Anna (Kicak) Kamenetz, Bob graduated from Morristown High School in 1974. He received his undergraduate degree from the County College of Morris and his Master’s in Education from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Bob was a middle school teacher for Rockaway Borough Public Schools from where he retired in 2012. He had also taught at the Thomas Jefferson School in Rockaway, the Lakeview School and St. Mary’s School in Denville, the Allegro School in Cedar Knolls and night school at Morristown High School. Currently he was serving as a liaison for patients adjusting to the L-VAD procedure with the Heart Success Program at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Bob was a big Yankee fan. He loved the shore, watching Lucy, the Honeymooner’s and the Munster’s but most of all he loved the holidays and his family.
Bob was the beloved brother of Sarah Whitonis and her husband William Moeller. He was the cherished uncle of Tommy Whitonis and his fiancé Suzanne, Cindy Piciullo and her husband Chuck and the late Kenny Whitonis and his wife Heather. He is also survived by his great nieces and nephew, Marissa, Brett, Kelly and Carly and his beloved cat “Socks”. In lieu of flowers, donation in Bob’s memory may be made to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, 575 Woodland Ave, Madison, NJ 07940.