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Robert E. "Bob" Moynihan

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Robert E. "Bob" Moynihan

AGE: 77 • Newfield

Robert E. "Bob" Moynihan, 77, of Newfield passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 after a brief illness in the Inspira Medical Center, Vineland, NJ. He was born in Jersey City to the late Edward & Matilda Moynihan and graduated from Sacred Heart High School Class of 1955. He served in the United Stated Navy on the USS Glacier from 1956 to 1959 traveling to Antarctica, Australia, and South America. He worked at Owens-Illinois as an Electrical and Systems Supervisor for 35 years. Bob served as a President of the United Cerebral Palsy of Cumberland County, Vice President of the NJ State Cerebral Palsy Organization and was a Newfield Borough Councilman. He also served on the Democratic Committee for Gloucester County. He enjoyed golfing, reunions with those who served with him on the USS Glacier, and most of all spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Bob is survived by his wife Ruth (Cheesman) of 48 years, Sons Brian (Jeanne) Moynihan of Marco Island, Fl, & Robert H. Moynihan of Newfield. Daughter Robin (Pat) Kim of Baltimore, MD. Grandchildren Isabel and Ethan Kim. Niece Pam (Pat) Ciervo of Collingswood. Grandnieces Natalie & Laura Ciervo. Grandnephew Patric Ciervo. He was predeceased by his sister Florence Whiting and nephew Jerry Whiting. Relatives and friends will be received on Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and again on Tuesday from 9:00 to 10:00 am at Pancoast Funeral Home, 676 S Main Road, Vineland, NJ 08360 where a funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow at Gloucester County Veterans Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made to the Newfield Fire Co, P.O. Box 610 or the Newfield Ambulance Squad, P.O. Box 364, Newfield, NJ 08344. To e-mail condolences & or tributes, please visit

Published in The Daily Journal on Aug. 2, 2014
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