Walter "Sonny" Bartholomew|
AGE: 86 • Toms River
Walter "Sonny" Bartholomew 86, of the Holiday City West section of Berkeley Township, NJ died on Friday June 6, 2014 at home. Born in Belleville, NJ he lived in Kearny, NJ before moving to Holiday City West 19 years ago. He was a US Navy veteran of World War II and worked for Public Service Electric and Gas as a machine operator in Clifton, NJ. Predeceased by his son Richard. He is survived by his loving wife Joan nee Thuring. Two daughters Sharon Bartholomew- Gilbert and her husband Bart of Howell, NJ and Valerie Bartholomew -Gunsalus and her husband Rick of Beachwood, NJ. Two sons Stephen of Toms River, NJ and Douglas and his wife Cheryl of Brick, NJ. A brother Joe of Rockaway, NJ. Two sisters Marion Firrincili of Wayne, NJ and Agnes "Mitzi" Burns of Hellertown, Pa. and 7 loving grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend the viewing on Monday June 9, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River, NJ. A Funeral service will be held on Tuesday 8:30am at the Funeral Home with burial to follow at 10am at the New Jersey Veterans Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com . In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Meridian At Home Hospice, 1345 Campus Parkway, Suite 2, Neptune, NJ 07753-9930 or a
would be appreciated.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 8, 2014