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Robert Poor

March 5, 1926 - August 21, 2014

Robert J. “Bob” Poor of Holiday, FL. died on August 21. He was 88 years old and suffered from vascular dementia.
Born in Passaic, N.J. he grew up in Clifton and Montclair, N.J. He attended the Lawrenceville School and was a graduate of Princeton University, class of 1951. He was a veteran of World War II and Korea.Bob spent much of his business career in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo,Brazil. He retired as General Manager of Fritzsche, Dodge and Olcott, a manufacturer of flavors and fragrances in Sao Paulo.
In 1992 he moved to Annapolis, MD where he was active in community affairs, working for several years as Publications Chairman of Hospice Cup, President of the Whitehall Meredith Residents Association,and President of the Broadneck Federation. He also served on the Base Closing Commission studying future use for the Nike and David Taylor facilities.
He leaves his wife, Mary Clifford Poor of Holiday, three sons, Robert Theodore “Ted” d’Albuquerque Poor (Dirce) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Michael Clifford Poor (Elizabeth Henry), and Alexander Robert “Alec” Poor.both of Portland, OR; and a daughter, Elizabeth Kimball “Kim” d’Albuquerque Poor (Billy Budis) of London, UK and Rio de Janeiro. He also leaves two grandchildren, Julia and Max Poor. His brothers Arthur G. Poor, Jr. and David A. Poor predeceased him.
The family will receive visitors on Sunday, August 24 from 4 to 7 at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Rd, New Port Richey, FL. Burial is scheduled for Monday at the National Cemetery in Bushnell, Fl.

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Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Date: Monday, August 25, 2014

Time: 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Date: Monday, August 25, 2014

Time: 11:30 am - 11:45 am


Florida National Cemetery

6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513

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