Robert R. Kessler
Robert R. Kessler

October 31, 2017
Born in Plainfield, NJ
Resided in Edison, New Jersey


Robert Raymond Kessler, 64, of Edison, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Saturday, November 4 at 10:00 am at St. Helen’s Church, 1600 Rahway Ave., Westfield. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 4 - 8 pm at the Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark.

Mr. Kessler was born in Plainfield to Harold and Marie Kessler. He was raised in Clark and lived in Monmouth Junction, prior to moving to Edison 39 years ago.

Mr. Kessler was the Director of Maintenance for White Rose Dairy of Carteret for 36 years. He was a former member of the Raritan River Boat Club.

Mr. Kessler was the beloved husband for 42 years, of Barbara Lynn Kaiser Kessler; the devoted father of Brian W. Kessler and his wife Melissa and Tara Bobal and her husband Edward; the cherished grandfather of Brayden, Mason, Aubrey and Briella and the dear brother of Harold Kessler and his wife Sharon, Kathy Pajonk and her husband Harold and Kevin Kessler and his wife Mary.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or VNA of Central Jersey Home Care & Hospice, 23 Main St., Suite D, Holmdel, NJ 07733.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, November 3, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Saturday, November 4, 2017
10:00 AM


St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959
VNA of Central Jersey Home Care & Hospice
23 Main St., Suite D
Holmdel, New Jersey 07733


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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