Robert D. Henderson, Jr, age 92, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Cedar Crest in Pompton Plains.
Bob was born in Queens, New York, attended college at Purdue University in Indiana, and had a very successful career as a financial broker on Wall Street. Bob and his beloved wife raised three daughters in River Vale, New Jersey. He enjoyed a long retirement living in Panther Valley where he played golf almost everyday. Bob adored his wife and loved spending time with his family. Bob was ceaselessly optimistic, even as he battled various health issues, and retained his sharp mind, quick wit and uplifting sense of humor throughout his entire life.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Jane Carol; his three daughters, Laura Herbig (Ken), Linda Accardi (John), and Lisa Hanlon; his five grandchildren, Jenelle (Matt), Amy (Matt), Andy (Rebecca), Abby (John), and Logan, six great-grandchildren, and his nephew Craig (Beth) Barber. Bob was predeceased by his sister-in-law, Jeanne and her husband, Ray Barber.
A public service remembering Bob will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, October 9th at M. John Scanlan Funeral Home located at 781 Newark-Pompton Turnpike in Pompton Plains, New Jersey. Navy funeral honors will be presented at 5 pm during the visitation. The cremation will be private.