Robert E. Lynn Sr. Obituary

Robert E.  Lynn Sr.
Robert E. Lynn Sr.

June 3, 1938 - August 14, 2020
Born in Plainfield, New Jersey
Resided in Three Bridges, New Jersey



Robert E. Lynn Sr.

82, died August 14, 2020.

Robert was born in Plainfield and formerly of Mendham, Bridgewater and Somerville before recently moving to Three Bridges. He graduated from Union County College and earned an electronics degree. Robert worked at Hewlett Packard in Rockaway and during that time obtained several patents. Robert then went on to start his own business and was the owner and operator of Lynn Electronics in Bridgewater for 45 years, retiring in 2017. He was a member of the National Electronics Association. Robert was very active in the Somerville Boy Scouts and became an eagle scout on his own. In his spare time, Robert enjoyed skiing, vacationing in Colorado, and tinkering around his home. Robert loved his MG cars and spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

He is predeceased by his brother Frederick Lynn III who passed away in 2019.

Surviving is his wife of 60 years Vivian Ernest Lynn, sons Robert “Bobby” Lynn Jr. and wife Jill and Scott Lynn, and one granddaughter Astrid Lynn.

Funeral services will be 10:30am Wednesday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville. Interment will follow at Lake Nelson Memorial Park in Piscataway.

Visitation will be 6-8pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to Somerville Rescue Squad, 21 Park Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876. To send condolences to the family, please visit




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
10:30 AM
Lake Nelson Memorial Park
606 S Randolphville Rd
Piscataway, NJ US 08854
Wednesday, August 19, 2020


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