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Charles "Chalie" E. Murtaugh, 88, of Westville, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 29, 2023.


Chalie was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle, and friend. He loved to be around his family, especially his grandchildren. Charlie served in the United States Army during the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He was the President and Coach of Westville Little League, served on the Board of Education for Westville Public Schools and Gateway Regional High School, was Treasurer of the Westville Lions Club, and was Secretary for the Westville Fire District. He retired from Honeywell as a Lab Engineer after 39 years in 1995. He was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan. "He will always be remembered by his smile and laughter."


He is the beloved husband of the late Patricia Murtaugh (nee Bryson). Devoted father of Chuck Murtaugh (Joanna), Steve Murtaugh (Barbara), Jeannemarie Rambo (Glenn), and the late Kelly. Adored grandfather of Amy (Eric), Nicole (John), Chase, Connor, Chloe and Jordan. Treasured great grandfather of Aaron, Charleston, Charlotte and Grace. Son of the late Margaret (nee McCaffrey) and the late James Murtaugh.

Farewell Tribute

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the McGuinness Funeral Home - (Woodbury Location), 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury, NJ. 08096. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 426 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Interment  New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the Westville Lions Club.