Robert B. Jacques

15 Nov 2020 | 12:41

    Robert B. Jacques of Goshen entered into rest on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. He was 91.

    The son of Irving and Olive Vanass Jacques, he was born on April 7, 1929, in Norton, Mass.

    Robert worked as a nursing coordinator at Mid-Hudson Psych Center before becoming the Forensic Unit Chief at Sing Sing and Green Haven.

    He is survived by his son Michael R. Jacques and wife Patricia of East Bend, N.C.; daughter Suzanne P. Haeflinger and husband Allan of Westtown; grandsons, Christopher Jacques and wife Brittany of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Jeremy Cousins of Austin, Texas; brother Stanley Jacques and wife Rita of California; niece Judith Piazza and partner Peter Fluchere of Milton; and numerous extended family members.

    He was predeceased by his wife Anne E. Jacques.

    Visitation was held Nov. 19 at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida.

    Funeral services and burial will be held privately.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc., 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

    Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the T.S. Purta Funeral Home.

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