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New Jersey Obituaries - 1991 - Warren H. Willmot


As included in the Asbury Park Press with corrections made by his daughter:

WARREN H. WILLMOT, 60, of TOMS RIVER, died Aug 10, 1991 in Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ. Born in Cranford Township, he lived most of his life in Staten Island before moving to Toms River 16 years ago.

He was a tugboat captain for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Staten Island for 40 years, retiring in 1985. Dad worked for various companies, not just Great Lakes Dredge & Dock. He had worked for McAllister and for Moran.

He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Dad's Military Service - he was not in the Navy, he was in the Naval Reserves - During the flood of November 1950 - the Reserve Director called out the Naval Reserve - Sea Flood Midland Beach, SI.

He was a member of St. Justin's Roman Catholic Church, Toms River. Dad ran the emergency poper plant at St. Margaret Mary's Church to furnish power for Sunday Mass and a wedding. (This information was in Dad's handwriting in the family bible. I asked mom about it. She told me the handwriting was daddy's and that there had been a big hurricane).

Surviving are his wife, Margaret Mayers Willmot; his mother, Mary Willmot, St. Petersburg, Fla.; four sons, Robert, Lakewood, Sean, Toms River, Chuck and William, both at home; three daughters, Deborah VanValen, Staten Island, Kathleen, Toms River, and Noreen Leis, Poconos, Pa.; three brothers, John, St. Petersburg, Fla., Donald, Glen Gardner, and Frederick, St. Petersburg, Fla.; two sisters, Claire Zwolak, Plainfield, and Maryjane Lohr, Staten island; and 12 grandchildren. Anderson & Cmpbell Funeral Home, Toms River, is in charge of arrangements.

He was cremated and his ashes were taken out to sea by my brother Billy.

Source: Kit Hickey, Warren's daughter

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