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1941 Bob 2024

Robert W. Corso

July 29, 1941 — April 3, 2024


Robert William Corso passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 3, 2024.  Robert was born and raised in New Brunswick, NJ, moving to Milltown in 1976.   

A dedicated, hard worker, he began as a teen, working for Snellingburg Department Store in New Brunswick. He then worked for U.S. Tobacco in New Brunswick.    

Bob worked for Guaranteed Motor Towing Service in Somerset.  He co-owned and operated, along with his partner and good friend, Pete DiGiovanni, Twin County Ambulance In 1976, he started working for the New Jersey Turnpikeretiring in 2002.  

After his retirement, he and Karen traveled around world with either Karen’s brother and his wife, Frank and Jan Pugliese, with the Italian American Club or with the Brunswick AARP Senior Club.  

Bob enjoyed surf fishing, golfing, woodworking, he built many pieces of furniture that are in his home, and spending time with his family.  He enjoyed helping others and was always there for his family and friends.  When not at work, he could be found painting, hanging up wallpaper, or doing any home improvement projects if not for his family, then for anyone in the neighborhood.   

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Karen (Pugliese) Corso. He is survived by his children, Diane (Tony) Agugliaro of East Brunswick, Michael (Roseann) Corso of Jackson, Robert Corso of South Bound Brook, and Richard (Sylvia) Corso of Monroe Twp.; his eight grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.    

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date Arrangements are by The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N Main St. Riva Avenue, Milltown.  You may sign the online condolence “guestbook” at 





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