Mary Alice Hartman
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AGE: 76 • Barnegat
Mary Alice Hartman (nee Torrell), 76, of Barnegat, formerly of Surf City, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at home, surrounded by her loving family. Mary Alice was born and raised in Surf City, residing there before moving to Barnegat 2 years ago. She was a devoted wife, homemaker, and loving mother of seven.
She is predeceased by her brothers, Peter and Christopher Torrell; and her sister, Marie Laure Baglio. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Richard J. Hartman Sr.; 4 sons, Richard Hartman Jr. (Laurie) of Texas, Nicholas Hartman (Debora) of Louisiana, Stephen Hartman Sr. (Sandi) of Little Egg Harbor, and David Hartman of Ship Bottom; 3 daughters, Cecilia Rieser (Edward) of Barnegat, Noelita King (Thomas) of Cedar Run, and Theresa Hartman of Barnegat. She is also survived by her brothers, Patrick Torrell (Marcia) of Cedar Run, Michael Torrell (Nancy) of Ship Bottom, and Jerry Torrell (Crystal) of CT; her sisters, Noelita Torrell of Linwood, NJ, Josephine Armstrong (Thomas) of Toms River, and Mary "Mimi" Bonner (John) of Parktown, NJ. Also surviving are her 28 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.
Visiting will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, with a memorial service at 8 p.m. at the Maxwell Funeral Home, 573 Mill Creek Road, Manahawkin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 at Saint Thomas of Villanova Roman Catholic Church, 13th and Long Beach Boulevard, Surf City, NJ 08008. Interment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for contributions to the Saint Francis Community Center/Food Pantry, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach, NJ 08008, Lighthouse Alliance Community Church, 455 Route 9 south, Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 or Saint Francis Inn, 2441 Kensington Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19125.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Sept. 17, 2013
Maxwell Funeral Home
573 Mill Creek Rd Manahawkin, NJ 08050