HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, NJ – Robert “Bob” Livermore, 71, of Holland Township, NJ passed away on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Wilkes Barre, PA.
Bob was born on July 16, 1944 in Hillsdale, MI and spent most of his time growing up in Maplewood, NJ. Bob attended the University of Maryland and graduated with a BS in Business. He remained in Maryland, started raising a family, and in 1978 moved to and settled down in Holland Township, NJ.
Bob had a distinguished career as a diver and poll vaulter starting at Columbia High School, Maplewood, NJ. He then continued his diving career at the University of Maryland where he was an accomplished diver placing in the ACC championships.
Bob served in the US Army during the Vietnam era while also pursuing his career with AT&T where he retired in 1998 after 32 years of service.
Bob was a fitness enthusiast and competed in triathlons for years. He also enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing in Canada with family and his long time fishing buddies. Later in life following family tradition, he learned to play piano and had a true love for the art. Most of all, Bob enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
He was the son of the late Harry and Jean (McFarland) Livermore, Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 31 years Judith Livermore, his children Brian of Branchburg, NJ, Mark of Bridgewater, NJ, Gregg of Greenwood, IN, Mac and his daughter Miranda of Holland Township, NJ, his brother James of Sebastopol, CA, and his six grandchildren Travis, Madison, Peyton, Ethan, Cooper and Mia. He was predeceased by his sister Jean Ann Waldo.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 12 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 AM to 12 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the University of Maryland in Bob’s memory. https://giving.umd.edu/giving/addGiving.php.