Robert H. Lewit, Sr.March 26, 1939 ~ July 23, 2017 (age 78)
Robert H. Lewit, Sr. 78, passed away Sunday, July 23 in Red Bank. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Howard and Madeline (Booth) Lewit, Robert lived in Rockville Centre, Long Island before moving to Little Silver where he has lived for the past 49 years.
Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1964. Robert attended St. Agnes High School, Rockville Centre, Long Island; Suffield Academy in Connecticut; Dean College in Massachusetts and the University of Alabama. He later became a Senior Sales Representative for the 3M Company and retired after 33 years. He was a communicant of Church of the Nativity, Fair Haven and a member of Knights of Columbus and Briody’s Group. He enjoyed coaching Little Silver Recreation sports and was an avid fan and horse racing enthusiast at Monmouth Park. Robert enjoyed sports of any kind.
Robert was predeceased by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Maureen A. Lewit; three sons: Robert H. Lewit, Jr. and his wife Jeanne, William M. Lewit, and Gregory K. Lewit; and two grandchildren Jamie Lewit and Robert Lewit, III. He is also survived by his step mother, Angela M. Lewit.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 26 from 3 – 8 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge Rd., Fair Haven. A Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, July 27 at 11 a.m. also at Church of the Nativity. Burial is private. Funeral arrangements are under the care of John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made in Robert’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. Please visit Robert’s memorial web site at johnedayfuneralhome.com.