Alonzo Wortham

Obituary of Alonzo W. Wortham

Alonzo W. Wortham, 89, of Manalapan Township died on Monday, February 10, 2020 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Mr. Wortham served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He was a graduate of New York Institute of Electrical Technology. Mr. Wortham was an electrical engineer for IBM for 37 years before his retirement. He attended the First Presbyterian Church of Englishtown. Mr. Wortham was an Eagle Scout and a model plane enthusiast. He enjoyed repairing electronics both at work and home and travelling. He especially liked time with his granddaughter, Amanda, whom he loved dearly. His wife, Barbara Wortham, died in 2001. He was also predeceased by a son, Brent Wortham in 1989, and a sister, Pauline Hinton. Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Kendall and Cindy Wortham and Darryl Wortham; a brother, Offie Wortham, a granddaughter, Amanda Jane Wortham; a nephew, Glenn and two nieces Janel and Leotte-Keiva. The viewing will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Englishtown, 50 Main Street, Englishtown on Saturday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Funeral services will be held at the church at 11 a.m. followed by interment at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent. Memorial donations to Epilepsy Foundation, American Behcet Disease Association or Hopkins Disease Foundation would be appreciated.