Robert Grohol

Obituary of Robert M. Grohol

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Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, Robert Michael Grohol, age 88, passed away at his home in Madison, NJ on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Born in Hazelton, Pa. of parents Michael and Julia Grohol, he grew up in Wilkes Barre, PA. He attended the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania graduating in 1954 with a BS in Economics. He spent his professional career with Beneficial Management Corporation of Morristown and Peapack, NJ rising in the corporate ranks to become Senior Vice President, Operations, before retiring after 40 years with the company. He later became a Board Director, Committee Chair with First Investors Corporation on Wall Street. As a very young boy, he became an Eagle Scout and in later life volunteered with the Patriots Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America in Cedar Knolls, NJ. He also served on the Board of Directors at the Matheny School in Peapack Gladstone, NJ and the Colonial Symphony. Bob loved racquet sports, golf, boating, travel, art, music and bridge. He is survived by his loving wife, Bernadette, of 66 years; four sons, Michael (Earlene) of Charlotte, NC, James of Madison, NJ, Richard of Alexandria, VA, and David (Lorna) of Sonoma, CA; seven grandchildren – Mirentxu (Chris), Morgan, Corbin (Bristol), Alexandra (Julien), Maxine (David), Lukas, and Sienna; and two great grandchildren, Cristian and Carolina. There will be a visitation on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the Burroughs, Kohr & Dangler Funeral Home, 106 Main Street, Madison, NJ from 2 to 6 PM. A Memorial Mass will be held on December 28, 2021, at 10:00am at Saint Vincent Martyr Catholic Church, Green Village Road, Madison, NJ. In lieu of flowers please make contributions to one of the following charities: • Boy Scouts of America - Patriots Path Council, 1 Saddle Road, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 • Matheny School, 65 Highland Ave, Peapack Gladstone, NJ 07977