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Robert H. Bessey

Obituary for Robert H. Bessey

March 7, 2016
Longport, New Jersey


BESSEY, Robert H. 73, of Longport formerly of Medford passed away on Monday March 7, 2016. Robert was born in raised in Lansdowne PA. He received his undergraduate degree from West Chester University and he received his Masters Degree at Villanova University.
He was a retired agent for Central Intelligence Agency. Bob was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed playing golf, softball and cards with his high school friends and vacationing with his kids and grandkids.
Robert is predeceased by his parents George and Margaret Robertson Bessey and his brother George Bessey and his sister-in law Margaret. Bob is survived by his wife Carolyn (nee Garrity) and his children Robin Shapiro (George), Robert Bessey, and Barbara McCandless (Robert). His also survived by his grandchildren Nicole, Michael, Kristin, R.J., Matthew and Noelle.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Robert's Life Celebration and Visitation on Friday March 11, 2016 from 9 to 11 A.M. at the Holy Trinity Parish Epiphany Church, 29th Street and Ventnor Ave Longport. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 A.M. Interment will be private. The family requests in lieu of flowers, please send donations to Caring Hospice, 133 Gaither Drive, Mt Laurel, NJ 08054.

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  • The family requests in lieu of flowers, please send donations to:
  • Caring Hospice
    133 Gaither Drive
    Mt Laurel, NJ 08054

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Northfield, NJ 08225
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