Robert C. (Bob) Fryer of Browns Mills died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at Samaritan Inpatient Hospice Center in Mount Holly, He was 81. He was born in East Orange, NJ and was a resident of Browns Mills, NJ since 1967. Bob retired from the US Air Force after 22 years of service, serving in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. After his military service, he worked at Lakehurst Naval Base as an airframe mechanic and retired from Fort Dix Army Base as a sheet metal mechanic.
Bob was a member of the Browns Mills Memorial VFW Post #6805 and Eden Stanley American Legion Post #294 in Pemberton.
He is survived by his wife Thelma (Terry) Fryer of 48 years. Also by his three children, Kevin Fryer of Juliustown, NJ, Daniel Fryer (Wanda) of Downingtown, PA and Colleen Placente (Louis) of Browns Mills, NJ
Bob is also survived by his grandchildren, Kevin R. Fryer, Crystal Fryer, Craig Fryer, Ryan Placente and Sean Placente. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and visitation 2:00pm-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm Thursday at The Lankenau Funeral Home, 370 Lakehurst Road, Browns Mills, NJ. Funeral services will be held 10:00am Friday at The Lankenau Funeral Home, 370 Lakehurst Road, Browns Mills. Interment will be in Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery Arneytown, North Hanover.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Disabled American Veterans, Attn: Gift Processing, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.