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Dr. Carolyn Summerill Bentivegna

Toms River - Dr. Carolyn Summerill Bentivegna passed away at home on Friday, December 1, 2017. She was 57. Carolyn grew up In Toms River,New Jersey. She graduated from Toms River High School South and attended Mount Holyoke College where she received her doctorate from Rutgers University and worked on a post doctorate at Dartmouth College. She has lived in Morristown, NJ for 25 years while working as a professor at Seton Hall University. Carolyn was a biologist and a toxicologist specializing in water contamination and served as a board member at SETAC and of NJSGC "NJ Sea Grant Consortium. Her lab did research on the effect from the Deep Water Horizon spill on the fish in the Gulf of Mexico. Carolyn is survived and deeply mourned by her siblings- John Scott Summerill, Kristine Craig, Susan Brady, Joseph Summerill and her mother Yvonne Summerill of Toms River. A Memorial Service will be held at the Methodist Church in Island Heights, NJ on Saturday December 16, 2017 at 11:00am. To honor her memory the family will be establishing a memorial scholarship at Seton Hall University. Arrangements are through Doyle Funeral Home 106 Maple Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960 (www.doylefh.com).
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 7, 2017
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