Robert Jacques

Obituary of Robert B. Jacques

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Robert B. Jacques of Goshen, NY, entered into rest on Saturday, November 14, 2020.  He was 91.


The son of the late Irving & Olive Vanass Jacques, he was born on April 7, 1929 in Norton, MA.


Robert worked as a nursing coordinator at Mid-Hudson Psych Center before becoming the Forensic Unit Chief at Sing Sing and Green Haven.


He is survived by his son, Michael R. Jacques & wife Patricia of East Bend, NC; daughter, Suzanne P. Haeflinger & husband Allan of Westtown, NY; 2 grandsons, Christopher Jacques & wife Brittany of Winston-Salem, NC & Jeremy Cousins of Austin, TX; brother, Stanley Jacques & wife Rita of CA; niece, Judith Piazza & partner Peter Fluchere of Milton, NY and numerous extended family members.


He was predeceased by his wife, Anne E. Jacques.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 19th from 4-7pm at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Avenue, Florida, NY 10921.


Funeral services and burial will be held privately.


Due to COVID 19 restrictions and guidelines set forth from the state face coverings are required and the number of visitors allowed in the funeral home and the church is limited so we ask that those that may have to wait to enter please follow social distancing guidelines.


Due to floral allergies, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

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