Robert A. Pege
Robert A. Pege
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated June 3 in St. Joachim Church, Trenton, part of Our Lady of the Angels Parish, Trenton, for Robert A. Pege who died May 21 at age 91.

Mr. Pege graduated from Trenton High School and received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, and a master’s degree in civil engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he later served as a faculty advisor. He was employed for 42 years as a structural engineer for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, rising to the level of chief engineer, bridge design, from 1986 until his retirement. He was also a veteran of the Korean War, having served in the Army.

Mr. Pege was active in Immaculate Conception Church, also part of Our Lady of the Angels Parish, for many years. He served multiple terms on the parish council, several as president. He was a member of the Holy Name Society and volunteered for years at the annual parish carnival.

In addition to parish work, he participated in lay leadership at the diocesan level, serving on the pastoral council and ultimately serving as president from 1978 to 1980.

Mr. Pege is survived by his wife of 67 years, Joan Pege; three daughters, Donna, Deborah and Diane, as well as nieces and nephews of up to four successive generations.

Burial was in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Hamilton.