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Gerard Robert "Bob" Holton

August 29, 1935 ~ February 14, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

 

 Gerard Robert "Bob" Holton, 86, of Colonia, NJ passed away Monday, February 14th, at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown. 

Gerard was born in Bayonne, NJ, on August 29, 1935 to the late Joseph and Sarah (Dwyer) Holton. He served our country proudly in the US Army as a First Lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps. Gerard then went on to be a Director of Credit at Toshiba America in Wayne, NJ

Bob lived a full life that included laughter with family on his boat the Bay Breeze 2. A leader and mentor of St. Andrews Bridgemen, Cranford Patriots, and the New York Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps. He also gave his time to charities that included MS Walk "Team Family Feat" and Rahway Relay for Life. 

Gerard is predeceased by his son Sean R. Holton. He leaves behind his cherished wife Carol A. (nee Taylor) Holton, devoted children Stacey Holton-Tobin and her husband Robert, Jeffrey and his wife Bonnie and daughter in law Patricia Holton. Also surviving are his loving grandchildren Kalen Tobin, Erin and Logan Holton.

Visitation will be held Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and again Friday 9 am at Day Funeral Home 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday 10 am at St. Clement's RCC, Matawan. Interment will follow at St.Gertrude's Cemetery, Colonia.

 In lieu of flowers, please make donations to American Cancer Society (Relay for Life of Rahway).

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 17, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Day Funeral Home
361 Maple Place
Keyport, NJ 07735

Visitation
Friday
February 18, 2022

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Day Funeral Home
361 Maple Place
Keyport, NJ 07735

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
February 18, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Clement (Matawan)

Interment
Friday
February 18, 2022

11:45 AM
St. Gertrude's Cemetery
53 Inman Ave.
Colonia, NJ 07067

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