Alan J. Kroboth, 71, of Roselle, N.J., died on Thursday at his home.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the committal service on Monday, Jan. 28 at 11:15 a.m. in The Garden at Rosehill Crematory, U.S. Highway No. 1, Linden, N.J. Visiting is Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. at August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home, 139 Westfield Ave., Elizabeth, N.J.
He was born in Newark, N.J., and lived in Roselle most of his life. He was a decorated U.S. Marine war veteran and a POW for nine months service during the Vietnam War.
He received the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, the National Defense Service Medal, Air Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal.
He was vice president of operations for Rosedale/Rosehill Cemeteries, Linden for over 40 years. He was a graduate in 1969 from the Citadel with a degree in mathematics.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia Carole Niesel Kroboth of Roselle and a son, George Kroboth.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Cerebral Palsy Center Adult Program, 61 Myrtle St., Cranford, N.J. 07016, are appreciated.

Posted in: Star-Ledger

Posted on: 2019-01-28

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