Former EBHS History Teacher Dies

Robert Orban died at home last week.

Robert Orban, ,78,  a long time teacher at , died Tuesday, Aug. 21, at home.

Born in New Brunswick, he resided in South Brunswick for over 40 years.

He was a graduate of Northwestern University at Louisiana with a bachelor of arts degree in history and taught at EBHS for 27 years, retiring in 1989.  After retirement, he was a court investigator with the Middlesex County Prosecutors Office in New Brunswick for seven years.

He was a member of the NJ Education Association, the National Education Association, and the East Brunswick Education Association; he was a former member of the South Brunswick Library Board, and was a member of the Old Bridge Rifle Club.

He was an Army veteran, having served during Peacetime.

Surviving are his wife, Constance Castello Orban; two sons, Kenneth and Kevin, both of New Brunswick; a daughter, Victoria and her husband, Brian Gardiner of Palmyra, Va.; a granddaughter, Allayna, and a cousin, Janice Orban.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 25, in the , 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.  Cremation was private.  Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla., 73123, or Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center, P.O. Box 3059, Edison, N.J.  08820.  For information, directions or to send condolences to family, visit www.rezemfh.com.

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