"May ye rest in peacer Robert. You gave us a lot of laughs and many moments to ponder and the love of life always shined through. Your clever wit will be missed but in recalling those memorable moments we will celebrate your life. May God rest your soul with his special friends and peace until we meet again. J4ywg"
– Joe Tirrell, Brother in Law,
Oceanport, NJ, Jan 18, 2013
"Dear Jay, I was sorry to read of your husband's passing. I know how he had been struggling for quite some time. I hope that you and your family will find peace in knowing that he is no longer suffering. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Love,Bonnie"
– Bonnie Geyer Florek, Friend,
Williamsburg, VA, Jan 16, 2013
"Aunt Jay et. al.: our deepest condolences on Uncle Bob's passing. He was a smart, humorous man whose presence warmed the room. As our last blood link to the Greatest Generation we will honor and pray for him and those that went before. May peace and the Lord's blessings be with you all. Love, Tom and Therese"
– Thomas/Therese Ward, nephew,
Vermilion, OH, Jan 15, 2013