Robert C. Denecke, 72, of Pompton Plains passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012 at his home.
Born in Jersey City, he was the son of Herman and Elsie Denecke. He was a chemist for Castrol Oil in Edison until his retirement.
Residing in Pompton Plains for 41 years, Robert was a member of the First Reformed Church.
Robert is survived by his wife of 47 years, Gail; sons, Scott and his wife Louisa, Glenn and his wife Jacque; brothers, John and Donald; sisters Linda Amadio and Eileen Wilson; grandchildren, Emmalee Beardslee and Torene Valerio; and step grandsons, Edwin and Jesus Valerio.
Funeral services will be held Saturday 4:00 p.m. at M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains. Cremation will be private. Visiting hours are Saturday from 1 - 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Donations to the American Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.