Robert E. Burchell


Robert E. Burchell, age 74, of North Haledon, NJ passed away on Monday, December 24, 2018.  Born and raised in Paterson, NJ, he resided in North Haledon since 1969.  A 1969 graduate of William Paterson University in Wayne, he earned his Master’s Degree in education from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1970.  He was a member of Mensa.  An avid hunter, Bob also enjoyed trains and ham radio.

Prior to retiring in 2006, he was a teacher with Paramus Catholic in Paramus for 20 years.

Beloved husband of Isabel (Reichert) Burchell.  Loving and devoted father of David Burchell and wife Monica and Allison Lydon and husband Glenn.  Cherished grandfather of Joseph, Sean, Christopher, Brandon, Jared, Kylie and Travis.  Dear brother of Betty Montauk.  Loving uncle of Tracy Montauk.

The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday, December 30, 2018, 3-7 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A funeral service is planned for Monday, December 31, 2018, 11 am at the funeral home.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Robert to the Paramus Catholic, 425 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 would be appreciated.

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He was one of my favorite teachers, tough on me and made me a better person. Amazing tennis coach, amazing math teach, suffered even when I graduated in 06. Last time I saw him was also in a funeral in Fair Lawn, Debbi Klein's. I hope the family knows he had a great impact on me
Davendra Goswami
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