Robert M. Cartwright
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AGE: 82 • Toms River
Robert M. Cartwright, 82, of Toms River, passed away on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Born in Johnstown, PA, he was a longtime resident of Toms River. He retired from Ciba Geigy in Toms River as General Foreman in 1991 after 37 years of employment. Robert proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a longtime parishioner of St. Joseph's Church in Toms River. Robert was a skillful handyman; he enjoyed carpentry work and also gardening. Spending time with his cherished family was everything to him. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
He was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Lena Cartwright; his daughter, Margaret "Peggy" Moncrief; his sister, Joanne Oden and granddaughter, Corrine Webb. Surviving are his beloved wife of 59 years, Catherine (Wich) Cartwright; his loving children, Catherine Osborne and her husband Robert, Nancy Webb and her husband Ronald and Thomas Cartwright; a sister, Nancy L. Cartwright; four grandchildren, Aaron Moncrief, Melissa Moncrief, Karie Moncrief and Alyssa Webb; and 5 adored great grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 22, 2013 at St. Joseph's Church, 685 Hooper Ave., Toms River with a private committal service to follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Interfaith Hospitality Network of Ocean County, 253 Chestnut St., Toms River, NJ 08753 or a
in memory of Robert. To leave condolences you can visit Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home in Toms River at www.andersonandcampbell.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 19, 2013