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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette


Robert J. Parmer Sr.

Robert J. Parmer Sr., 96, of Hammonton, N.J. passed away Monday October 16, 2023 at the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Vineland, N.J. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa., moved to Collings Lakes where he raised his family and finally settled in Hammonton, N.J. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Upon his retirement from SKF Bearing distributors he began working for Harrah Resort where he also retired. He loved bowling with his family in leagues at DiDonato’s Bowling Alley in Hammonton, N.J. He enjoyed the casinos and Bingo with his daughter and friends.

Robert is predeceased by his parents, Howard and Florence Parmer Sr.; wife, Teresa; daughter, Margaret Henshaw; and sons, Robert, Gerald and Thomas Parmer. He is survived by his son, Bruce Parmer; and son in law, Thomas Henshaw; as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Cremation and services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Vineland 524 Northwest Blvd. Vineland, NJ 08360. To share condolences please visit

Arrangements entrusted to the Marinella Funeral Home.


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