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Robert William Niper

Born: Fri., Aug. 26, 1938
Died: Sat., May 27, 2017

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Florence, NY - Robert William Niper, 78, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Community General Hospital in Syracuse, NY.
      He was born on August 26, 1938, in Bound Brook, NJ, the son of John and Dorothy Bolen Niper Meskill.  Robert was a graduate of N. Plainfield High School, Class of 1956.
      Robert has been a resident of the Camden area since 1974.
      On July 6, 1986, Robert was united in marriage to Margaret W. La Salle Skellington in Parish, NY.
      Robert was self-employed as the owner and operator of Approved Fire Protection Co. in S. Plainfield, NJ.  He loved to be a business man.
      He was interested in politics, old car restoration, and teaching target shooting to his grandchildren.  He raised beef cattle as a hobby farmer.  
      Surviving beside his loving wife, Margaret; are three children, David Niper, of NJ, Diane (Doug) Piene, of Piscataway, NJ, Lisa Reuter, of Hillsborough, NJ; five step-children, Lisa (Michael) O’Mara, of Williamstown, NY, Karen (Anthony) Cito, of Clinton, NJ, Randy (Dawn) Skellington, of Whitehouse Station, NJ, Susan (Dennis) Punch, of Williamstown, NY and Jeff Skellington, of Altmar, NY; twenty grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.  Robert was predeceased by a step-daughter, Amber Skellington.
      At his request, there will be no services.  Memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s memory to the Florence Volunteer Fire Dept. 11899 TC – Florence Road, Camden, NY 13316, C/O Dick Macnamara, Treasurer.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., 109 Main St., Camden, NY.  You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy at www.larobardierefuneralhome.com.

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Anthony Cito
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
To My Friend & Boss of over 45 years, you will be sadly missed!

Karen Cito
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
Bob, We have had some hills and valleys but always, we came out on the sunny side in the end. Hope that you are comfortable and smiling now.

Gloria Podpora
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
My deepest sympathy... Bob was one in a million. Loved by so many. I was glad I had the opportunity to work with him and get to know the amazing man he was. May he rest in peace.

I will miss you Bob, love you always

Lisa Reuter
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
Dear Dad, I will miss you so much. You were my rock, my friend and my father. Thank you for always being there for me. Thank you for the special times we had together and with the grandchildren. I feel very grateful and fortunate that you were my father. I would not be who I am without you. You were such a special soul. May you Rest in Peace! I love you always and forever. Your daughter Lisa.

John Jacot
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
My deepest sympathy... Rest in peace forever... I will never forget "how great it was working with you" in the early 1970's...

Fran Mckenna
   Posted Wed May 31, 2017
Bob you have been in my life as a brother. Always smiling at me.
God be with you.

Nanette Crandall Tobiasson
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
I'm so sorry for your loss

Barbara Price
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
Sorry to hear of your loss.

Judy Helmer
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Nadia Greasley
   Posted Mon June 05, 2017
Dear Peg, we are sending our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. We are very saddened to hear that Bob has passed away. He was such a good neighbor and a kind man. We will miss him... Our deepest sympathy from the Greasley family.

Susan Jones Graff, The Snow Country Quilters
   Posted Mon July 03, 2017
My deepest sympathy.

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