PARK RIDGE, N.J. – Robert James Rathgeb, a resident of Park Ridge, died Saturday, Feb.27. He was 94.
Before retiring, Rathgeb had been a sales executive for Bendix Corp. in Tereboro for 41 years. In addition, he was a United States Marine Corp Veteran of World War II, a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy R. C. Church, an usher, a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society and a founding member of Our Lady of Fatima, and Knights of Columbus Chapter 4486.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Robert Rathgeb and his wife, Mary; son, John Rathge and his husband, Alan Chadrjian; and daughter, Carolyn Bogacz and her husband, Edward. He is also survived by his sister, Florence Kushler; brother, William, and brother, John Rathgeb; grandfather of Kelsey and Justin Sheridan; Sophie Bogacz and Nicholas Gabriel.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Ruth Oravetz and Gladys Callow.
Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m., on Saturday, March, at Our Lady of Mercy R.C. Church in Park Ridge. Interment will be at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.
In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Tri-Boro Ambulance Corps, P. O. Box 204, Park Ridge, NJ 07656, or Our Lady of Mercy Capital Improvement Fund.
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