Robert David Hawes (Bob) was a long time member of ACGNJ.
His most recent activity was the editing of the ACGNJ News for several years.
Bob put a lot of time and effort into keeping the newsetter alive and active, along with his other editing work for Bayonne Train Club and the Studebaker Drivers Club.
Bob did a lot of editing and proofreading of earlier newsletter editions for Barbara DeGroot.
He took over from Barbara in 2012 and has nursed it along editing and compiling news from our and many other clubs he felt worthwhile.
Bob passed away early on Sunday morning, December 4, 2016, due to kidney and heart failure.
Ernest attended many of the ACGNJ meetings and passed the Microsoft Certified System Engineer courses held at the ACGNJ.
A former welder, Ernest would sit in the park and do the Microsoft Exams outside.
Expert guitar player, photographer, gardener his Atlanta drawl will be missed.
Ernest was a major contributor to the SIG meetings and helped many people like Harry Broderick, David Lampe and Scott Vincent pass the exams.
"You have to appreciate a good consulting job."
"Be honest, be fair.
Show up on time, don't cheat on timesheet."
Always doing help desk support for banks and pharmaceutical companies he would say a deadline is the line where you are absolutely dead.
They fire your butt and if you miss the deadline, your next job could be as the black jockey on the front yard of a house in Atlanta GA.
30 years with his common law wife condolences and good wishes to Ms Doreen Shoba