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Dr. Robert J. Maro, Sr.

February 18, 1930 December 22, 2017
Dr. Robert J. Maro, Sr.
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Robert J. Maro, Sr. MD, of Cherry Hill, NJ, AKA Dr. Christmas for his spectacular Christmas displays in Barclay Farms, died on December 22, 2017 after a fierce battle with parotid cancer. Bob was 87. He was born on February 18, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA. Bob attended LaSalle High School, LaSalle University and proudly graduated from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in 1956. He practiced family medicine for over 50 years in Cherry Hill, NJ. In 1953, he married Doris O’Malley and together they had 5 children: Robert J. Maro, Jr. MD (Linda), Pat DeHart (Jim), pre deceased by his daughter Kathleen Frame (Ed), Joe Maro (Patrice) and Mike Maro (Carolyn). Also survived by 14 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, his brother Joseph Maro (Nancy) and many nieces and nephews. Dr. Maro was a great diagnostician and dedicated himself to healing patients. He was active in the NJ Chapter of the American Academy of Family Medicine and was President of the Association in 1991. He loved being a physician and was named “Family Physician of the Year” in 2002. A unique individual, Bob did things in a ‘big way’ and was famous for his extravagant Christmas decorations in Cherry Hill and played Santa Claus for over 60 years in Barclay Farms. He was placed on the “Wall of Fame” in Cherry Hill for his contributions. Bob and his wife, Doris, were Philadelphia Eagles Fans and season ticket holders for over 45 years. Please join us in celebrating his life!

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation Tuesday evening 6 to 8pm and Wednesday morning 10 to 11am at Holy Eucharist Church 344 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday morning 11:30am. Interment will follow at Colestown Cemetery, Cherry Hill, NJ. Special thanks to Dr. Gabriel Wong, (Virtua) & Dr. Joseph Curry (Jefferson), as well as Acacia hospice for excellent care. Memories can be shared at www.schetterfh.com


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Visitation

Tuesday

26

Dec

6:00 PM 12/26/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/26/2017 8:00:00 PM
Holy Eucharist Church

344 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Holy Eucharist Church
344 Kresson Road Cherry Hill 08034 NJ
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

27

Dec

10:00 AM 12/27/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/27/2017 11:00:00 AM
Holy Eucharist Church

344 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Holy Eucharist Church
344 Kresson Road Cherry Hill 08034 NJ
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

27

Dec

11:30 AM 12/27/2017 11:30:00 AM
Holy Eucharist Church

344 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Holy Eucharist Church
344 Kresson Road Cherry Hill 08034 NJ
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

27

Dec

12:45 PM 12/27/2017 12:45:00 PM
Colestown Cemetery

100 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Colestown Cemetery
100 Kings Highway North Cherry Hill 08034 NJ
United States

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Colestown Cemetery Final Resting Place

100 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

100 Kings Highway North Cherry Hill 08034 NJ
United States
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