Robert Begin


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 13, 2020
T.S. Purta Funeral Home
22 Glenmere Avenue
Florida, New York, United States

Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, March 15, 2020
All Saints Memorial Church
202 Neversink Avenue
Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Robert J. Begin

Robert J. “Bob” Begin of Highlands, NJ, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. He was 67. The son of the late Alfred J. Begin & Mary R. Allen Begin, he was born on May 4, 1952 in Paterson, NJ. Bob was a lifelong New York Mets and Jets fan who enjoyed watching games surrounded by good friends with a few spirits. He fulfilled a dream of living down at the shore with his wife prior to retirement. He worked in logistics prior to returning to school for computer database management. He is survived by his son, Robert J. Begin II of Orange County, New York; nephew Brian Begin of California; stepson, Michael W. Smith of Bloomfield, NJ and numerous loving members of the Scocozza family. He was predeceased by his wife Donna Scocozza Begin. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 13th from 6-8pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY 10921. A memorial service will be held 2pm Sunday, March 15th at All Saints Memorial Church, 202 Neversink Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716.
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