Herbert J. Tuorto
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AGE: 84 • Lakewood
Herbert J. Tuorto, 84, of Lakewood, died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Green Acres Manor of Toms River. Herbert was born and raised in Westfield. He resided in Brick Township for 40 years before moving to Lakewood 7 years ago. He retired at age 62 as a master mason craftsman who worked for Union Local 4 in Westfield for 40 years. Herbert also worked as a Dental Technician for many years, and was the owner of Central Dental Lab in Brick Township during the 1980's. Herbert was an Army veteran of the Korean War; a member of St. Dominic's R.C. Church in Brick, and a member of the Brick Memorial Post 348 of the American Legion. He graduated from Westfield High School in 1949 and Kerpel School of Dental Technology in New York City in 1952.
Surviving is his wife, the former Beatrice Mozart; two sons, Gary and his wife Deana of Florida and Robert and his wife Kimberly also of Florida; one daughter, Lisa and her husband Michael Costello of Toms River; and 5 grandchildren, Brittany, Gary Jr., Christopher, Stephanie and Robert Jr.
Viewing hours are from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Colonial Funeral Home, 2170 Hwy. 88, Brick. A funeral service will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday, July 14 in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Colonial Funeral Homes - Brick
2170 Highway 88
Brick, NJ 08724
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 12, 2014