The Family of Robert P. Miller, 48, Fly Fishing Enthusiast, formerly of Roseland, Have Announced His Death
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
ROSELAND, NJ - The family of Robert P. Miller have announced that, following a July brain aneurysm, he passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 29 at the age of 48. The former Roseland resident had resided in Basking Ridge. His family and friends are deeply saddened by their loss and the community will mourn his absence.
The son of Robert C. and Barbara Moritz Miller, Bob was born in Livingston and grew up in Roseland. He attended West Essex High School, where he was a member of the award-winning Marching Band. After graduating in 1988, Bob attended Radford University in Virginia and then returned to NJ where he worked in the restaurant business for many years, including the Bernards Inn and Ecco Qui, both in Bernardsville.
In 1994, at the Bernards Inn, Bob met the love of his life, Judy Vacula. They married in November, 2001, and held their wedding reception at the Inn. Together, Judy and Bob enjoyed a life full of family, friends and their canine kids, Baxter and
For the past eight years, Bob has worked diligently at restoring the family's farmhouse in Pennsylvania, which his family said he considered his greatest achievement in life.
'Whether spending time at Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire,
Bob was pre-deceased by
Bob is survived by:
extended family and friends both on the water and at the farm.
The memorial arrangements for Robert P. Miller are as follows:
Message of Condolence
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Codey & Jones Funeral Home of Caldwell. Notes of sympathy may be written to the family online here.
"We know that Bob met up with his Dad, Robert, Sr.,
In lieu of flowers, donations to Inpatient Hospice Unit at Morristown Medical Center would be deeply appreciated: