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Robert (Bob) Carey Wright

AGE: 79 • Manasquan

Robert (Bob) Carey Wright, 79 of Manasquan passed away on Tuesday December 6, 2016 at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia. Bob was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY; he graduated from St. John's University in 1959 and NYU in 1962. He served in the Marine Corp Reserves for 2 years after his graduation. He spent most of his career in finance and working for Continental Can Company, in its International Packaging Division. He met his wife, Susan Mackowiak, through friends and they were married in 1960. They raised their family in Matawan (Aberdeen) NJ and then in Woodcliff Lake, NJ where they made many lifelong friendships that he cherished. In 1997 they retired to Four Seasons of Wall and enjoyed friendships and being involved in the Four Season community. Bob served on the first Board of Trustees in 1998 and continues in that capacity for 9 years. Bob loved the Jersey Shore, spending time with his family, playing golf and being active in his community.

Bob is survived by his wife of 56 years Susan of Manasquan; his daughter Carolyn (Greg), son Bob (Peggy) and daughter Valerie (Jim); five grandchildren Callie (Kyle), Christine, Jake, Kiera and Claire; one great grandson Calvin.

Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday December 11 from 4-8 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am Monday December 12 at Church of St. Martha, Point Pleasant, NJ in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Temple University Institution C/O Pulmonary Dept PO Box 71340 Philadelphia, PA 19176. To send condolences to the family or obtain directions to the funeral home please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 9, 2016
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