Walter Stobo

WALTER STOBO, 78 of LINCROFT passed away on Wednesday, March 18th at Riverview Medical Center , the same hospital that he was born in.  

Walter had lived most of his life in the River Plaza section of Middletown Township .  He then lived in Red Bank for a few years before moving to Lincroft in 1998.

Walter graduated from Leonardo High School in 1948.  He was a milkman for his brother with Raritan Valley Farms and Sunrise Dairies in the early 1950’s.  He also worked for the Middletown Twp. Road Department and the Recreation Department. For a brief time he was also a police dispatcher.  In 1965, Walter then went to work for the U.S. Post Office as a letter carrier.  He worked for them retiring after 25 years of service.  In his retirement, he drove part-time for Share-a-Ride for Para-transit. 

In the 1950’s-1960’s, Walter belonged to the River Plaza Fire Company; from 1967-1970 he was a member of both the Red Bank Hook and Ladder and the Red Bank First Aid Squad.  He was a 50 year member of the Free and Accepted Masonic Navesink Lodge #9. 

He loved the outdoors especially boating and camping and hanging out at Chris’s River Plaza Marina. 

Walter was preceded in death by his parents, William Stobo and Janet Forest Hall Stobo and his brother, William G. Stobo in 1989.  He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Constance Adams Stobo; three nephews and their spouses, William G. Stobo and Pat Heft of Portsmouth, VA, Donald G. Stobo of Tampa, FL and Edward W. Stobo and wife, Laurette of New Port Richie, FL; a niece, Janet Stobo Leary and husband, Kevin of Amston, CT; a sister-in-law, Margaret Williamson Stobo of Crystal River, FL; a niece-in-law, Rosemary Stobo of Danville, PA; two grand nieces and one grand nephew, two great-grand nephews and one great-grand niece.

There will be a memorial gathering at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St. , Red Bank on Saturday, March 21st from 2:00 until the memorial service begins at 3:00 PM.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made in his memory to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., Greater NJ Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., STE 251 , Denville , NJ   07834-1365 .
Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740