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Robert J. McDonald


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Robert J. McDonald

Neptune City - With great sadness we announce the passing of our father Robert, at home on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Bob was born in Teaneck on January 3, 1934. He served in the Army, then met the love of his life Patricia Gaglione. They married in 1956 and settled in Neptune in 1962. Bob's career started as an Instructor at the Signal School, Fort Monmouth and ended as a Contract Specialist at CECOM, retiring in 1991. Bob was PGK of the Knights Council #816 Neptune City. He loved bowling, drum corps and a cold beer watching "his" Yankees, Giants, Rangers or Knicks. His wife Patricia pre-deceased him in 1997. He is survived by his 3 children Michael (Nicky Vetrano) Wall Twsp. Susan Thompson (Ricky) Toms River and Robert (Christine) Lanoka Harbor. 3 granddaughters Jessica Wald (Erich) Waretown, Amanda Cipully (Dan) Jackson, Madison McDonald, Lanoka Harbor and 2 great grandsons Eli and Leo Wald of Waretown. Friends and family are invited to visit from 4 to 8PM on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Ely Funeral Home, Neptune. A graveside service will be held at 11AM on Friday, February 16, 2018 at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls. Condolences may also be offered online at www.elyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 14, 2018
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