Veteran sales rep, Donald J. McCartin, dies at 85

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SPRING HILL, Fla. — Donald J. McCartin, 85, passed away on May 10 at his home in Spring Hill, Fla.

Born in Flushing, N.Y., he lived in Matawan, N.J., for many years prior to moving here.

McCartin served his country in the U.S. Navy. Prior to his retirement, Mr. McCartin was a manufacturer’s representative for almost 50 years for companies such as Custom American Furniture, Brown Street Furniture, Ohio Table Pad Co., Southern Craftsmen's Guild, Thomasville, Hitchcock Chair co., Morganton Chair Co. and Masterfield Furniture.

He was predeceased by his wife, Carol McCartin. He is survived by his wife, Arline Loures, as well as by three sons, one daughter, seven grandchildren, one sister and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations in McCartin’s memory would be appreciated to Mercy Haven, 859 Connetquot Ave., Suite 10, Islip Terrace, N.Y. 11752; Missions Beyond Borders, P.O. Box 4338, Middletown, N.J. 07748, Attn: Haiti/Paul Loures School; or Right Your Life 501c3, 9 Jasmine Road, Matawan, N.J. 07747 Attn: Recovery High School Project.

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