Robert Gerin

Robert N. Gerin

Saturday, May 29th, 1943 - Monday, July 22nd, 2019
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Robert “Bob” N. Gerin, 76, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019. Bob was born in Sandusky, OH. He spent most of his childhood in Middletown, NJ and his adult life in Interlaken, NJ; and Brick, NJ. Bob was predeceased by his loving wife, Kay Donna Hillman Gerin; and his parents, Fernand and Marianne Engels Gerin.

Bob was President and Owner of The Gerin Corporation, a successful manufacturing company that Bob’s father, Fernand Gerin, founded in Neptune, NJ in 1947. Bob took on leadership of the Company in 1988. The Gerin Corporation provides engine oil test equipment that Bob and his father invented for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. The Company also provides transformer oil testing equipment.

Bob enjoyed an active life and is remembered by those who know and love him as a true “Renaissance Man.” In addition to his work, Bob had a passion for ballroom dancing. He participated in ballroom dance competitions for many years. Bob also loved sailing and boating in the Navesink, and Metedeconk Rivers; as well as camping in his trailer in Pennsylvania, and Cape May, NJ.

Bob is survived by his son, Jason S. Gerin of San Diego, CA; and four grandchildren: Jaime of Hollywood, CA; Kristie of Nashville, TN; and Brendan, and Shealyn of Brick, NJ. His is also survived by loving family members, Christine and John Darcy; as well as his companion, Sally Brigance; and his kitty, Smokey.

A Memorial Gathering will be held at O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd., Brick, NJ, on Wednesday, August 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at Atlantic View Cemetery in Manasquan, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Wounded Warrior Project in Bob’s name:
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 10:00am - 11:30am
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 11:30am
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Fr. Kevin Ashe
  • Interment

    Atlantic View Cemetery - Manasquan
    49 Forest Avenue
    MANASQUAN, NJ 08730
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Donations are being accepted for: Wounded Warrior Project.


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Christine Darcy

Posted at 10:14pm
Bob was one of the most caring and loving people I have ever known. I will always be grateful for the love he showed my entire family but most of all my Mom, Kay. He was truly a knight in shining armor and made my Mom so incredibly happy. The love you two shared was beautiful. I know you missed her so much and although I’m sad you have left us, I am comforted in knowing that you’re dancing with your forever love in Heaven.
Love, Christine

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Posted at 09:05pm
Forever grateful for all the love and care you gave us all, especially Mom. You will always be in our hearts.
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Rose & John Parsell

Posted at 02:52pm
We met Bob 3.5 years ago when we moved to Hawks Nest Road. Bob was the first neighbor to come and welcome us into the neighborhood. He always stopped by, waved or made time to chat with us and let us know we were brightening up his neighborhood. He was a kind and helpful neighbor! Many times we'd look outside and could see his twinkling Christmas Trees in the window! He loved helping anyone he could and gave it his all. Bob will be missed and we hope he is at peace and dancing away in heaven with his beloved wife Kay!

Linda Kwiatkowski Santora

Posted at 11:21pm
Dear, Sweet Friend, Bob. The most giving soul on Earth, now in Heaven for sure. We already miss you Bobaroonie! Thank the Lord for sweet Sally who loved and cared for you like no other. See ya later buddy! Hugs n kisses. Linda and Al.

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