LFD Announces Passing of Longtime Member Robert “Kuppy” Kupp

The Chief of Department and Lakewood, NJ Fire Department regret to announce the passing of Robert “Kuppy” Kupp, exempt member of Jr Hose Co #3.

Kuppy was a fixture within the Fire Company and the Department for over 50 years. He held various positions in the fire company with most recently helping spearhead the restoration of the 1938 Mack Fire Engine. Kuppy was a lifelong resident of Lakewood where he established his business, Bob’s Custom Shop which he had recently retired.

Robert was predeceased by his parents, George R., and Anna M. Kupp; his son, William Kupp; and by his wife Alta Kupp in 1999. He is survived by his son, Thomas Kupp.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation from 6-8 PM with a Fireman’s Service at 7:15 PM on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at the GEORGE S. HASSLER FUNERAL HOME, 980 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson Twp., NJ. A funeral gathering will be offered at 9 AM on Thursday, February 17, 2022, at the funeral home. Interment with a graveside service will follow at 10 AM in Woodlawn Cemetery, 1400 Clifton Ave. Lakewood Twp., NJ.

Face masks are required for all services.


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