A mass of Christian burial was celebrated at St. John the Baptist Church March 27 for Robert F. Noonan, 92. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 23. A lifelong resident of Jersey City, Robert was a dedicated Jersey City firefighter for over thirty five years and a United States Navy fighter pilot, proudly serving his country in WW II. He was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church in Jersey City and was also an avid runner, having competed in marathons. Robert is predeceased by his wife, Mary Noonan, his son Robert Noonan and granddaughter, Jenna. He is survived by his childrenMary Patricia Noonan (Gus Salerno), Corinne Caggiano (Frank), Ronald Noonan, Donna Noonan (Dominick Mazzone) and James Gumina (Sharan) and his grandchildren, Michele, Joshua, Lia and Nina.Services arranged by the McLaughlin Funeral Home, Jersey City.