Robert H. Copperthwaite

Robert H. Copperthwaite, 88, of Edison passed away Tuesday January 2, 2018 at Somerset Woods Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Somerset. Born in New Brunswick, he was a lifelong resident of Edison. Before retiring, Robert worked as a Tile Setter. In his free time he enjoyed gardening.


Robert was predeceased by his wife, Angela in 1992; his daughter, Rita Copperthwaite Mangini;  and a brother, Edwin T. Copperthwaite Jr. He is survived by his children, Robert Copperthwaite of Eureka CA, David Copperthwaite and his wife Lydia of Somerset and Charles and his wife Robin of Edison; his grandchildren, Colin, Kierra, Melissa, Marissa, Andrew and Alexandra; along with 5 great grandchildren. Robert will be missed by all who knew and loved him.


Relatives and friends are invited to visit on Monday, January 8, 2018 from 9AM-12PM at Boylan Funeral Home, 10 Wooding Avenue, Edison. Interment will follow at White Church Cemetery, Edison.