The Family of Rev. Robert Jacunski, of St. Aloysius,Caldwell, Priest for 58 Years, Have Announced His Death
by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
CALDWELL, NJ - The family of Reverend Robert David Jacunski, of Caldwell, has announced that he passed away on Monday at the age of 84, at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. Family and friends are deeply saddened by their loss and the community will mourn his absence.
Father Bob was born and raised in Bloomfield to Josephine and William Jacunski. He graduated from Seton Hall Preparatory School, Seton Hall College and Immaculate Conception Seminary.
On May 26, 1956, Father Bob was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest and served for 58 years in the Archdiocese of Newark. He went on to serve the diocese in the following parishes:
"In addition to being a devout priest, he was culinary expert and was as gracious in the kitchen as he was at the altar," a family member commented.
Robert was predeceased by his brothers, Alfred and Mamert Jacunski, his sister, Irene Jacunski Skwar, and a nephew Tom Skwar. He is survived by:
"Father Bob had an unwavering Faith," a friend commented.
The memorial arrangements for Reverend Robert David Jacunski 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.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital would be greatly appreciated: