Robert J Poor

March 5, 1926 - August 21, 2014
Robert J Poor

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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.


Monday, August 25, 2014
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Florida National Cemetery - Directions
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-7740

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  • August 23, 2014
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • August 23, 2014
    Diane Evans says:
    Please accept my deepest sympathy for Bob's passing. He was a wonderful fellow, so knowledgeable about many things. We enjoyed talking about community issues and the perfume industry. Mary, prayers for you and your family.

  • August 24, 2014
    Erwin Abrams says:
    We join in offering our condolences. Bob was a genuine friend to our Hospice, and we are saddened by his loss.

  • August 24, 2014
    Beth Kahr says:
    Mary,darling. I have wonderful memories of you and Bob. Love and peace, dear friend.

  • August 24, 2014
    carole says:
    To the man with the most beautiful blue eyes, gentle soul and always the perfect host and gentlemen.may you have a sweet sleep. My deepest sympathy to Mary and the sons.

  • August 24, 2014
    Ben Watson says:
    Pat and I cannot express our sadness. I have watched you and Bob for the past year. and I cannot express how I admire you for how you cared for Bob. He's at peace now, and that's enough. We do our best.. at least the best of us. Ben

  • August 26, 2014
    Maria Cecilia Saenz says:
    Mary very sorry to learn about your husband passing. I was in school with you. I went to look in the year book and you are on page 14. I am on page 25. The Bolivian. May he R.I. P. Love Cecilia Saenz

  • September 16, 2014
    George Patterson says:
    Mary & family: Very saddened to hear about Bob's death. We worked together at FDO 1980-92,I was in the NYC office and had been to your home in Sao Paulo. Bob was bright, caring, and a very responsible General Manager.