Robert M. Wurtz

Robert M. Wurtz (Bob), 89 years, passed away peacefully at his home with his loving wife, Mary by his side on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

Bob was born in Philadelphia, graduated from LaSalle College High School then Drexel University and worked as a Mechanical Engineer until his retirement. Bob married his high school sweetheart, Mary in 1953. They were blessed with a large and loving family. Bob and Mary lived most of their life in Glenside, PA and Ocean City, NJ before moving to Osprey Point, Seaville, NJ in 2004.

Bob stayed active after retirement. He was a member of the Saint Maximillian Kolbe Church participating in the choir and other church activities, Ocean City Exchange Club, and held the position of Secretary of Building and Grounds at Osprey Point.  He enjoyed going to the beach with his family and taking vacations with his wife Mary.

Survived by his loving wife Mary and their nine children: Marybeth Hazzard, Debbie Leonetti (Rick), Eileen Stephens (Tom), Bob Wurtz (Martha), Joe Wurtz, Michael Wurtz, David Wurtz (Shelly), Teresa McGuigan (Sean), and John Wurtz.  Bob leaves behind 20 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren with number 9 arriving in September, 3 great-great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and extended family.  Bob was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister.  Bob was a loving father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to everyone.

His Memorial Mass will be offered Friday, July 1st at 11 o'clock from the Church of the Resurrection of St. Maximilliam Kolbe Parish, 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, NJ where friends may call from ten o'clock until the time of mass. Burial will follow in Seaside Cemetery, Palermo, NJ.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Saint Maximillian Kolbe Parish or St Vincent DePaul at Saint Maximillian, 200 Tuckahoe Road, Marmora, NJ 08223.

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