Robert Slack

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Bongiovi Funeral Home
416 Bell Avenue
Raritan, New Jersey, United States


10:30 am
Friday, August 24, 2018
St. Bernard Of Clairvaux
500 US Highway 22
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Bernard's Cemetery & Mausoleum
551 State Highway No. 28
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Robert Slack

Robert "Bob" Slack, 89, of Raritan, died at home on August 19, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on August 13, 1929 in Raritan, NJ, to his parents Catherine (Disbusky) and Cyrenus Slack.

Bob was a heavy machine operator at PSE&G for 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, deer hunting and traveling to Hawaii, California and Europe. He was a member and usher at St. Bernard's Church in Bridgewater and a member of the Raritan Senior Citizens, who voted his coffee as the "Best Coffee". Bob was a devoted husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, and friend. He was kind, caring and generous, and will truly be missed by all that knew him.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife of over 60 years, Rose M. (Amato) Slack, his loving children, Rosemarie (Slack) Cavin and her husband Tom, and Robert Slack Jr., and his cherished granddaughter, Olivia. He was predeceased by his parents, and 3 siblings.

Viewing Thursday, August 23, 2018, 4:00-7:00pm and Friday, August 24, 2018, 8:30-9:30am at Bongiovi Funeral Home, 416 Bell Avenue, Raritan, NJ 08869, (908) 725-1887. Mass, Friday, August 24, 2018, 10:30am, St. Bernard's Church, 500 Highway 22, Bridgewater, Entombment to follow, St. Bernard's Cemetery & Mausoleum, Bridgewater.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Bob's memory be made to American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215 or visit

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