Charles McGroarty(1943 - 2012)

Charles McGroarty

AGE: 68 • Waretown

Charles McGroarty, age 68, of Waretown passed away suddenly on November 14, 2012. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and lived there before moving to Waretown, NJ 10 years ago. He was an active member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians-Father Duffy Div. 2 of Manahawkin. He was a loving, cherished husband and father. He loved his country and everything Irish. His favorite pastime was fishing with his grandsons and friends.

Charles was predeceased by his brothers, Patrick and Phillip McGroarty. Surviving are his beloved wife, Kathleen, caring children, Colleen Moloney and her husband Adam, Denise Walpole and her husband Robert, Charles McGroarty, Jr. and his wife Jennifer, all from Brooklyn. He will be missed by his grandsons, Colin, Brenden, Liam, Brian and Daniel, whom he loved and adored with all his heart. Also surviving are his brother, Michael and his wife Ann, sister-in-law Joan and brother, Hugh, along with many nieces and nephews.

A Viewing will be held on Sunday, November 18th, 2012 from 1-4 & 6-9 pm and Monday, November 18th from 9:30-10 am at the Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Rt. 9, Forked River, NJ 08731. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am at St. Mary's of the Pines, 100 Bishop Road, Manahawkin, NJ 08050.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 17, 2012