Robert DeMott

Obituary of Robert DeMott

Robert E. De Mott, 88, of Pompton Plains, formerly of Manasquan, passed away on May 27, 2018. Born in Rutherford, he attended Rutgers University, Class of 1953, and served for 2 years as a lieutenant in an Air Force Supply unit in Korea. In 1955 he became a member of the sales force of the Westvaco paper company in New York City.  He retired as an executive of the company in 1990.  He moved to his beloved Jersey shore soon after and lived at Four Seasons at Wall, until he became a resident of Cedar Crest Village 2 years ago in order to be close to his children.   He was an avid tennis player and played in tournaments while in the Air Force.  He was a resident of Demarest for many years and was a member of the Tenafly Tennis Club and the Demarest Republican Club.  He served as a Demarest town councilman for several years.   He is survived by his children, Dr. Douglas De Mott of Fort Lee, Dianne De Mott Levi of Oakland and Donald De Mott of Mauldin, South Carolina, and 5 grandchildren; Elizabeth and Christopher Levi and Luke, Mark and Kyle De Mott; also a niece, Karen Lay, and nephew Howard Lay; also longtime companion Martha McGee of Ridgewood. Graveside service, Thursday 12:30 PM, George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.