Milton "Reb" Light Jr.
1923 - 2018
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Milton "Reb" Light Jr.

Gloucester City - Milton "Reb" Light Jr., 94 years old, long time resident of Gloucester City, NJ, passed away quietly in his sleep on April 29, 2018 in Santa Monica, Ca. Born August 8, 1923, Chattanooga, TN. and was the only son of Milton and Dorothy Light. A World War II Army Veteran with B Company, 726th Amphibian Tractor Battalion, was Honorably Discharged in 1946, was awarded World War II Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, AP Theater Ribbon and two Bronze Service Stars. He later became a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers until his retirement in 1988.

Milton and his belated wife, Bernice of 72 years, moved to Gloucester City in 1956 where he raised his family and is survived by his children Billy Light, Sr. (Peggy), Linda Light, David Light (Kris), Michael Light (Marcia), Margaret "Bootsie" Rebstock (Ted) and the late Steven Light and many grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

Milton and Bernice would spend many years attending sporting events of their children and grandchildren and in later years spent time traveling back and forth between New Jersey and California.

The Light family wishes sincere gratitude to Msgr. Lloyd Torgerson, Pastor of St. Monica's Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California, for welcoming Milton and baptizing him into the Catholic faith at the age of 92, after being inspired by Pope Francis visit to the United States.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend Milton's visitation on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at the McCann - Healey Funeral Home: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City. Service 10:30am in the funeral home. Inurnment with U.S. Army Military Funeral Honors to follow at the Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.mccanhealey.com under the obituary of Milton Light, Jr.

Funeral arrangements and inquires may be made through: McCann-Healey

Funeral Home:

Gloucester City

PH: 856-456-1142




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Published in Courier Post on May 10, 2018.
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Eglington Cemetery
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7 entries
May 12, 2018
Dear Light Family,
I am so sorry for your loss.
Your dad and mom were two of the most very kind and friendly individuals that I had the pleasure of knowing. It was an honor to had been their physician. I always enjoyed seeing them in the office and discussing how their children and grandchildren were. They loved their family deeply. They were such great persons.
Please accept my deepest sympathy.
You are are wonderful family and blessed to have had such great parents.
Wishing you all God's Blessings Always.
Sincerely, Carl Vitola D.O.
Carl Vitola
May 9, 2018
It is with heartfelt sympathy that I offer my condolences to the family. May the Hearer of prayers give you strenght and peace during this difficult time.(Psalm 29:11)
SJ
May 8, 2018
Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. May he rest in peace.
Aex and Susan (Mitchell) Koszarecki
May 6, 2018
Dear Linda and Family,

So sorry for your loss of your Dad. Please accept our deepest condolences.
Linda and Joe Hargesheimer
May 6, 2018
Boots, So sorry to hear about your Dad. May our Lord Jesus comfort you and your family.
thomas rebstock
May 5, 2018
To Dave and family - my sincere condolences with the loss of your Dad. Jim Dougherty and family.
Jim Dougherty
May 4, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Prayers are with your family. Love the Vogel's
Michelle Vogel
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