Robert Joseph Surowiec, 76, of Rutherford for 27 years, passed away on October 23, 2017. Mr. Surowiec was born in Jersey City. For 30 years, he was an engineer for AT&T in Newark and retired in 1994. Robert was involved with His Love Ministries in Brick, a member of the Voluntas Dei Institute, and a Third Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Grace Council 402 in Harrison. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor (nee Siehl) Surowiec, whom he met in 1958 at Harrison High School. Loving father of Joseph Surowiec and his wife Patricia Sacks and Thomas Surowiec and his wife Joanne. Cherished grandfather of Luke and Alyssa. Dear brother of Thaddeus Surowiec and brother-in-law of Ruth Lombardi. Cremation was private. Memorial Visitation Friday 5-9 PM at Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 197 Kingsland Ave., Lyndhurst.