“Bobby D”…father, grandfather, businessman, former councilman, and friend of the Seaside Heights community. He will be greatly missed by many of us.
AGE: 72 • Seaside Heights and Point Pleasant
Robert N. “Bobby D” Dionisio, 72, lifelong resident of Seaside Heights and Pt. Pleasant, passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Hackensack, he lived in Seaside Heights most of his life, moving to Pt. Pleasant 15 years ago. Bob enjoyed a longtime career in the restaurant business, owning Bob’s Ranch House, Captain Hook’s Restaurant and managed Nick’s Clam Bar for his dad and Park Seafood Restaurant for his son, Nick. He also managed and worked at Martell’s Shrimp Bar, Pt. Pleasant, The Surf Club, Ortley Beach, and Yakety Yak’s in Seaside Heights and Ocean Township. He served as a councilman in Seaside Heights for 12 years. Bob was an amazing cook. He enjoyed spending time with his cherished family and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He was predeceased by his parents, Nicholas and Antoinette Dionisio. Surviving are his former wife, Marsha Dionisio; his children, Stacey Ann Smith and her husband Glenn, Nicholas and his wife Lauren, Robert and his wife Elena, and Rodney and his wife Augelle; and his grandchildren, Shane and Alanah Smith, Carver, Lucien, Giovanni and Sasha Dionisio.
A Memorial Gathering to celebrate Bob’s life will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, with a service at 8 p.m. at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St., Toms River. Cremation will be private. Condolences may be made by visiting www.andersonandcampbell.com.