Michael J. Toht, 93 of Leland, NC and formerly of South River, NJ passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Brunswick Coving Living Center in Leland, NC with his family and friends at his side.
Before his health required a move to be near his son, he was a lifetime resident of South River, NJ. He was born on September 2, 1919, son of the late Michael J. Toht and Katherine Wolotkowitz. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty years, Mary, and his brothers, Richard Zuck and Thomas Toht.
Surviving are his son Michael and daughter-in-law Karen Chando Toht of Leland, NC. Grandsons Matthew John and Desire Toht, Quakertown, PA, M. Andrew Toht of Keansberg, NJ, Adam Toht and Melissa Morman of Leland, NC and great-granddaughter Zoey Nicole. They express special thanks to his friends at Brunswick Cove who took such good care of him. His sister Dorothy Horzepa, Millstone, NJ, and sister-in-law Kathy Zuck, East Brunswick NJ, survive him.
Mickey served his country in the Coast Guard during WW II and is a member of VFW Post 1451 and American Legion Post 0214. He served his home town of South River as a town councilman, and as a long time member and president of the South River Board of Education. He was employed for over 44 years at the Hercules Parlin Plant retiring as the Industrial Relations Superintendant. Mickey was president of Local 271 ICWU and served as an International Chemical Workers Union field representative.
Funeral services will be held in his hometown of South River, NJ.
Funeral services will be held in his hometown, South River, NJ.
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