Robert Dilley

Robert Dilley

1962 - 2022

Recommend Robert's obituary to your friends
Share Your Memory of

Obituary of Robert Dilley

Please share a memory of Robert to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.

Robert M. Dilley, 59, passed away on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 in South Plainfield.


Born in Jersey City, Bobby grew up in South Plainfield before settling to Piscataway.


A “Jack of All Trades” Bobby enjoyed carpentry, mechanic and plumbing projects and grilling, particularly smoking meat.


He also loved to spend time outdoors. An elite gardener, he often referred to his home as the “Shangri – Dilley” and also enjoyed hiking and biking.


In addition to his several hobbies, Bobby was nearing retirement form the Dunellen branch of the United States Postal Service.


Predeceased by his father Russell F. and brother, Russell A., surviving is his wife of 34 years, Mary (Macellara); children, Katelyn Rispoli and her husband Mike, Dana Jones and her husband Derrick and Sara Dilley; mother, Frances Dilley; brother, John Dilley and his wife Arlene, and granddaughter, Raegan Rispoli. Also surviving are 12 nieces and nephews as well as several loving extended relatives and friends.


Visitation will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 from 4-8pm in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals 2425 Plainfield Ave. South Plainfield, NJ 07080.


Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 9:45am in the funeral home followed by a 10:30am funeral mass at Sacred Heart RC Church, South Plainfield.


Cremation services will follow privately.








4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, January 24, 2022
McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals
2425 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Sacred Heart RC Church
149 South Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Robert Dilley

In Loving Memory

Robert Dilley

1962 - 2022

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.