Obituary for Robert Higgins Sr.
Higgins, Sr. – Robert William, 88 formerly of Fort Pierce, FL passed away Wednesday April 5, 2017 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Mr. Higgins was born September 7, 1928 in Queens, NY. He had been a resident of Fort Pierce since 1996, coming from Smithtown, NY. Mr. Higgins was a WWII army veteran. Mr. Higgins was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Joan Frances in 2013. He is survived by his children; sons Robert W. Higgins of Smithtown, NY; Richard Higgins of Plattsburgh, NY; David Higgins of Rego Park, NY; daughters Deborah Higgins of South Burlington, VT; Barbara Maier of Farmingdale, NY; Susan McDonnell of Middletown, NJ; 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am on Monday April 10, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Smithtown, NY. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Coram, NY. Arrangements are under the direction of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.net.