Robert Pizzute

robert pizzute

January 8, 1951 ~ January 28, 2017

Pizzute, Robert J. "Bob"age 66 died on Saturday January 28th. Raised in Teaneck, he maintained lifelong friendships from his school days and from the Teaneck IHOP. He married his wife of 44 years on January 6, 1973. They raised their two children in Bergenfield. He worked for Met Life for 37 years where he was the Director of Sports Promotion and the Blimp and later he became the Assistant Vice President in charge of Conference Planning and Event Services. After retirement, he spent most of the year in the sun with his friends in Jensen Beach, Florida. Bob was predeceased by his father and mother, John and Margaret Pizzute and his brother John. He is survived by Lydia Allaix Pizzute, his wife of 44 years. He was the father of Rob (Bobby) Pizzute and his wife Rosanne and grandfather to Natalia and Marco. He was also the father of Christine (Christy) Chauvet-Pizzute, MD, her husband Cedric and their children Sylvie, Anais and Elie. The family will receive their friends on Tuesday from 4-8 pm at the Frank Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral home 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library." The funeral will leave Wednesday at 10:15 AM for the celebration of his funeral mass in Holy Trinity in Hackensack. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. For further information call (201) 944-0100 or

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  1. So sorry for this tragic loss … yet another soul taken by cancer …. may he Rest In Peace ….. his vibrant smile will
    Live in our hearts forever … our deepest sympathies

  2. My thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. Mr. Pizzute in my eyes will always be remembered as a quiet, distinguished man. I remember the many times I met him. May he rest and peace and now watch over the family. Although he may have been taken away too soon, he will always be remembered.
    My deepest condolences.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Pizzute family at this most difficult time. Rest In Peace Uncle Bob.

  4. So sorry to hear the news about Bob, remember him and John from IHOP Teaneck. Best wishes to his family and Lydia. May he Rest in Peace.

  5. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, strength for the coming days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Keeping you and yours in thought and prayer.

  6. So sad to hear this. Condolences to all the family. Will cherish the laughs shared with bob in our travels and as he tried to help me with my pathetic golf game.

  7. I am so sadden by Bob's passing. I was assigned to travel onsite with Bob and the Met Life team several times and Bob always went out of his way to make me feel welcomed. He was a great story teller and knew how to get those around him laughing. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  8. I want to express my heartfelt condolences to the Pizzute family. I am so sorry for your loss. May your loving and happy memories of him help you through this very difficult time.
    May our loving, heavenly Father, who is the God of all comfort, provide what you need during this very sad time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4, Psalms 83:18).
    He promises us that very soon, "He will wipe out every tear from our eyes and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain will be anymore."
    May you find strength, peace and comfort in all His promises knowing that your loved one is not suffering.

  9. To Lydia, Robert,Christine and family. My deepest condolences and prayers to you, in this time of need.. It was a distinct pleasure to have been friends with Bob.. he will certainly be missed. I enjoyed every chance i got to spend time with him… He was a true gentlemen and he lived life to the fullest.. Bob was and inspiration to us all at the cigar shop…

    Jeff Keoskie

  10. I can't tell you how sorry we are over Bob's passing. We had such wonderful memories of him. Playing golf, the fishing trips and just great conversation. he is truly missed.

  11. Dear Christine and family—i was so saddened to hear about your dad! Please share my condolences with your mom and the rest of the family! I did not know him, but i know you so well and met your mom! He was a special family man, as reflected by you and your family. This is a hard loss for all, but be reassured that he was so proud of his family and will be your special angel looking down on you at all times. Remember the happy times and cherish your memories! With love and prayers! Carol (Michelle's mom xoxo)

  12. Oh Lydia. I'm so very sorry for you and the family. Please know that my prayers are with you all
    With love, Chris

  13. So sorry to hear the news about Bob!

    I worked with him for 20 years and he was a great friend and a legend.

    He'll be greatly missed!

    RIP Bob.

    Joe Madden

  14. Sending my sincere condolences.
    I worked with Bob at MetLife.
    I am very saddened to hear of his passing.
    My prayers are with his family at this very difficult time. May your memories give you peace and comfort.

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