Mary "Cookie" Mertz
Mary “Cookie” Mihok Mertz, 58, of Bayville, passed away on June 8, 2018 at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Born in Lakewood, she spent her entire life in Bayville. Mary had retired from the Ocean County Road Department as an Administrative Analyst with 30 years of service.
Cookie was predeceased by her parents, Andrew and Elizabeth Mihok, her husband Ray Mertz, also her brothers, Jack and Bob Mihok.
Surviving are; brother Ken Mihok; step-daughter Dawn Mertz, step-son Ray Mertz, nephew Michael Michok, step-granddaughter Stephanie Silva; two step-grandsons Scott and Justin Mertz, a step-great grandson Samuel Mertz, and her loving pets, Millie and Nicky.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday, June 12th, from 2pm to 5pm at the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory to: The Popcorn Park Zoo, Forked River (ahscares.org) or to: American Humane Society (americanhumane.org), would be appreciated.