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Richard T. Bobbe Jr.
Richard T. Bobbe Jr.

May 10, 1944 - February 3, 2019
Born in Morristown, NJ
Resided in Andover Township, New Jersey


Richard T. Bobbe, Jr., 74, of the Lake Lenape section of Andover Township, died Sunday, February 3, 2019, peacefully under hospice care.

Born in Morristown, Richard grew up in Morris Township and Rockaway Township. He moved to Dover when he married his wife, Mary. In 1976, Richard relocated to the Lake Lenape section of Andover Township. He was a beloved member of the Good Shepherd R.C. Church for many years. He worked as an IT manager for Somerset Technologies for 35 years before his retirement in 2004. Richard was a member of the Dover Emergency Rescue Squad and was also an exempt fireman for the Dover Fire Department.

Son of the late Richard T. Bobbe, Sr., and Rose (nee Holmes) Bobbe, Richard was also predeceased by his sister, Carol Bobbe. A beloved Husband, Father, and Pop-Pop, Richard is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary (nee McCarthy) Bobbe; his daughter, Carol Ann Walsh and husband, William, of Lititz, PA; his son, Richard T. Bobbe III and wife, Annie, of Sicklerville; his sister, Patricia Red and husband, Dick, of OK; his brother, Emil Bobbe and wife, Beverly, of Wantage; and his six grandchildren, Megan, Brock, Chase, Aidan, Jack, and Ashlee.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at the Good Shepherd R.C. Church, 48 Tranquility Road (Route 517), Andover Borough, NJ 07821, followed by an 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will be held at the Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery, Airport and Creek Road, Green Township following the Mass.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1160 Route 22, Suite 103, East Bridgewater, NJ 08807 or the Good Shepherd R.C. Church, P.O. Box 464, Andover, NJ 07821.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. Online condolences may be made at

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Good Shepherd R.C. Church
Route 517
Andover, NJ 07821
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Good Shepherd R.C. Church
Route 517
Andover, NJ 07821
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
11:30 AM
Good Shepherd Cemetery
Airport Road
Green Township, NJ 07821
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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