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Robert Smallacombe

Robert J Smallacombe

Friday May 26th, 1933 - Saturday February 22nd, 2020
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Robert Joseph Smallacombe passed away Saturday, February 22 at his home in Hobe Sound, Florida. He was 86. Father of the late Robert Alban Smallacombe and James Fitzpatrick Smallacombe, he is survived by his wife Kathleen Smallacombe, sons Daniel and Andrew Smallacombe, daughters Melissa Smallacombe (Sean Egan) and Maggi Hill, brother Leonard Smallacombe and sister Sandy Bordeau, daughter-in-law, Patricia Stern Smallacombe and 13 grandchildren; Sarah, Ryan, Alex, Jennifer, Braden, Kerry, Steven, Drew, Timothy, Rebecca, Conor, Dylan, Anna, Nathaniel , Hayden,  Charlie, Henry, Jaxsen, great grandsons Abram, Rockwell and Jameson, several nieces, nephews and his step-sons Matthew and Howard Shervin. Bob was a very successful businessman prior to his retirement, and CEO and President of several companies in trouble that he helped to turn around. He was a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO),an organization with a membership of 28,000 in more than 130 countries; where, to qualify, you had to have become the President or CEO before the age of 45 of a corporation of significance with a minimum revenue and minimum number of employees. In his retirement, Bob was active in supporting local animal rescues and sharing his vast business acumen with family, friends, and former colleagues. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 28th at 10:30 am at St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church, 44 Bridge Street in Lambertville NJ. Following the funeral mass the United States Marine Corps will provide Military Funeral Honors in Rocky Hill Cemetery on Montgomery Avenue followed by a reception to celebrate his life.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Hobe Sound Animal Protection League, PO Box 1693, Palm City, Fl. 34994.      
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    Friday, February 28th, 2020 | 10:30am
    Friday, February 28th, 2020 10:30am
    St. John's the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
    S. Franklin St.
    Lambertville, WA
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Garry & Marion Schwartz,

Posted at 12:00am
Marion and I send our most sincere condolences to your family Lenny. You all are in our thoughts and prayers!! ~ Garry & Marion Schwartz, Vero Beach, Florida

Jay Forsythe,

Posted at 12:00am
Bob was a great guy to engage in conversation- so many topics he could touch on. I always enjoyed being around him and will always smile at his memory. ~ Jay Forsythe, Wesley Chapel, Florida

Grant and Dottie Broderick,

Posted at 12:00am
Lenny and family. Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your brother. I hope it gives some peace knowing hes with the angels to welcome him home. God bless you and all his family. ~ Grant and Dottie Broderick, Florida

Brenda Agin- Hrubesh,

Posted at 12:00am
Dearest Terry, My heartfelt condolences to you & your family regarding Bob. May God comfort you all. Bob is in the loving arms of our Lord Jesus (I used to house clean for you many years ago) ~ Brenda Agin- Hrubesh, Perkasie, Pennsylvania

Robert Scalabrino,

Posted at 12:00am
Andy,Please accept my sincere condolences to you and your family regarding the passing of your Father. Please let me know if there is anything you need during this difficult time. Deepest SympathyRob Scalabrino ~ Robert Scalabrino, Colleyville, Texas

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