Robert Scully

Obituary of Robert J Scully

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      Scully Sr, Robert J. (Bob) - 90 of North Wildwood, NJ, was called home on March 1,2024,

surrounded by his loving family. Born in Somers Point, NJ ~ son of the late Joseph and Helen

(Corr) Scully. The patriarch of the Scully Family will be sorely missed by many, but none more

than Kitty (Dickson), his wife of 69 years, and his four children: Bob Jr. (Cindy) Scully, Lee

(Chip) McEntee, Lori (Jim) Flynn, and Linda (Bob) Williams. His legacy will carry on with

those who called him Pops, his 16 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren as well as many

nieces and nephews.

      Bob lived his life in the Wildwoods. He graduated Wildwood Catholic HS and Villanova

University, married his high school sweetheart then proudly served in the US Army (1955-1957).

Returned to Wildwood to raise his family and join his father and brother as a General Contractor.

Over the years he built many houses, motels, and boardwalk stores. He designed & built their 1

st home as well as the home where he lived out his life.

       Bob’s life was filled with many great friends, cherished moments, and exceptional experiences.

He was an active member of the community having been involved in, the K of C, President of

Jaycees, Volunteer Fire Fighter, Union Trust Company Board of Directors, Wildwood Urban

Renewal Board, North Wildwood Zoning Board, Wildwood Catholic Booster Club, Burdette

Tomlin Memorial Hospital Board of Directors, the Wildwood Marble Tournament and the

Wildwood Baby Parade. He dabbled in the restaurant business as co-owner of The Two Mile Inn

and was the developer / proprietor of The Wharf.

         Bob loved the ocean, appreciated sailing, boating & fishing. Travel and photos where favorite

pastimes as well. In retirement he enjoyed many years being a Florida snowbird. As a

recreational pilot, he traveled to Florida via Biplane, boat and RV. He was President / Curator of

the Wildwood Historical Society and co-authored two Wildwood history books. He also

documented the Scully lineage back to 1645 thru research & various trips to Ireland.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his mother-in-law Catherine (GG) McManus

(2005) and his grandson Andrew Ritchey (2021).

          Mass and Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 8th at St Ann’s Roman Catholic

Church, 2901 Atlantic Avenue, Wildwood, NJ, with visitation From 10 am to 10:45 am with  a Mass of

Christian Burial at 11am .  He will be interred in St. Mary Cemetery , Cold Spring, NJ

Arrangements by Ingersoll Greenwood Funeral Home (

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Wildwood Catholic Academy

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10:00 am - 10:45 am
Friday, March 8, 2024
St. Ann's Church
2900 Atlantic Ave.
Wildwood, New Jersey, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am - 11:45 am
Friday, March 8, 2024
St. Ann' s Church
2900 Atlantic Ave.
Wildwood, New Jersey, United States

St. Mary's Cemetery

12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday, March 8, 2024
St. Mary's Cemetery
1056 Seashore Road
Cape May, New Jersey, United States
609 884 3614
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Robert Scully

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