Robert Johnston
07/14/1952 - 05/14/2015

Robert T. Johnston, 62, of Mountainside, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2015, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Orange, Bob was raised in Springfield. He has lived in Mountainside since 1981. Bob worked as a deli clerk with Shop Rite in Millburn for almost 30 years, and was a longtime member of the Springfield Hillside Elks Club.

Predeceased by his parents, Robert and May; Bob is survived by his wife of 34 years, Vanessa (nee: Barned); children Robert James and his wife Kristin, Aimee Lynn Lauder and her husband Todd. And Joseph Nelson; grandchildren Ryan William Lauder, James Anthony Johnston, Holly Nicolette Lauder, and Connor Christopher Johnston; brother Jeff and his wife Nancy, and many nieces and nephews.

A Service will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 4pm at the Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave., Springfield. There will be a visitation on Sunday from noon until the start of the service at 4pm. Cremation will be private. For more info or to send condolences to the family visit

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elks Camp Moore 665 Rahway Ave., PO Box 1596, Woodbridge, NJ 07095

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