Robert (Bob) T. Dowd, 80, of Little Egg Harbor passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at Southern Ocean Medical Center, Manahawkin. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Menlo Park Terrace for 30 years and moved to Little Egg Harbor to enjoy his retirement. Before retiring, he worked with Ironworkers Local 11 for over 30 years. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as Staff Sergeant before being honorably discharged. Bob loved spending time with his family and watching the tide rise with an “occasional” cocktail. He was a wonderful, loving and selfless husband, father and grandfather. He will be remembered as an honorable man and will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.
Robert was predeceased by his mother Catherine Kritak.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Maryann Dowd of Little Egg Harbor; his children, Lynne Callan of Jackson, NJ, Kim Dunham and her husband J.J. Dunham of Howell, NJ; grandchildren, Madison, Erik, Kaitlyn and Justin.
The family has arranged for private services. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob's name can be made to the American Stroke Association at www.stroke.org