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Robert Barker Ort

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Robert Barker Ort MD

Manasquan - Robert Barker Ort MD, 79, of Manasquan, NJ, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2018 after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born June 29, 1938 in Easton, PA and raised in Hackettstown, NJ. He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA and went on to attend Hahnemann Medical School in Philadelphia, PA graduating in 1965. He served as a Physician in the U.S. Navy stationed at Quantico, VA from 1966 - 68. He practiced Radiology for 40+ years at the Summit Medical Group and Newark Beth Israel. While always enjoying a love of family, he was a Master Gardener with a passion for growing tomatoes and a lover of music including Dixieland Jazz. He was the son of the late Charles and Eleanor (Cochran) Ort and predeceased by his brothers Charles and David Ort. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Judy, his four children, Jennifer (Kevin) Cahill of Atlanta, GA Joanna (Fred) Kotar of Brielle, NJ, Robert (Stephanie) Ort of Hackettstown, NJ, Jill Ort (Neal Allen) of Louisville, KY and five grandchildren, Meredith Cahill of Atlanta, GA, Andrew Cahill of Washington, D.C., Maeve Cahill of Atlanta, GA, Ethan Kotar of Brielle, NJ and Benjamin Kotar of Brielle, NJ and his sister, Joyce Berninger of Clearwater, FL. Visitation will be on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm followed by a memorial service from 3:30 to 4:00 pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to or the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 2, 2018
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