Robert M. Sutton
Birth: 23 Jan 1922 - Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey 9169 Baptism: Death: 20 Feb 2011 - Fairton, Cumberland County, New Jersey 422,3461 Burial: Cause of Death:
• He appeared on the census on 7 Apr 1930 in Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey.
• He appeared on the census on 13 Apr 1940 in Fairfield Township, Cumberland County, New Jersey.
Father: Clarence Mayhew Sutton 891,892 Mother: Carolyn Reeves Scythes 891,892,3461
Spouses and Children
1. *Julia Tinklepaugh 3461 Marriage: Cir 1943 - New Jersey 3461 Children: 1. Janice Sutton 3461 2. Donna Sutton 3461
Robert Mac Sutton, 89, of Fairton passed away at home Sunday morning, Feb. 20, 2011.
He was the husband of Julia (nee Tinklepaugh) Sutton and they had been married for 68 years. Born in Bridgeton, he was the son of the late Clarence and Carolyn Reeves (nee Scythes) Sutton and was a longtime resident of Fairton.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Janice Jillson (Warren) and Donna Halstead (Daniel); four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
The date and time of the services will be announced at a later date.
A more complete obituary will appear in The News when the details are finalized with the family.
Written condolences and tributes may be offered to the family through the funeral home Web site, freitagfuneralhome.com.
Obituary (Bridgton Evening News)
Robert Mac Sutton, age 89, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 211, at his home in Fairton.
Born in Bridgeton on Jan. 23, 1922, he was son of the late Clarence Sutton and Carolyn Scythes Sutton and was a life-long resident of Fairton.
Robert served in the Army of the United States, 48th Amored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division during WW II where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded a WWII Victory Medal, a Good Conduct Medal, and a Purple Heart Medal, among others. He worked as a machinist for Seibel & Stern, Morvay, and M.C. Schrank in Bridgeton. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle, he is missed by many.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Tinklepaugh Sutton, with whom he celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on February 13; daughter, Janice Jillson (and husband Warren Jillson, Jr.) of Pittsgrove; daughter, Donna Halstead (and husband Daniel Halstead Sr.) of Fairton; grandchildren, Holly Beveridge of North Carolina, Daniel Halstead, Jr. (and wife Tina) of Ohio, Jessica Jackson (and husband Chris) of Pennsylvania, and Paul Halstead (and wife Kelly) of New Hampshire; great-grandchildren, Calvin Beveridge, Maura Halstead, Tyler Halstead, Barbara Jean Priem, Riley Beveridge, Jonathan Cameron, Jeremy Halstead, Abigail Halstead and Declan Jackson; and several nieces and nephews. Robert was predeceased by brothers, Leon, D. Lester, James, and Clarence Sutton; and sister Ann Sutton Barford.
The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, March 11, at the FREITAG FUNERAL HOME, 137 W. Commerce Street, Bridgeton, with memorial services at 11 a.m.
A graveside service will follow at Fernwood Memorial Cemetery.
Written condolences may be offered to the family using the funeral home website, frietaguneralhome.com.