Robert H. Evertz, Founder, 1945-2013
A Lakewood native, Bob graduated from Lakewood High School. He attended the University of Mississippi and graduated from Thomas Edison College with a B.A. in Social Science. He is also a graduate of the American Academy/McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science in New York City and received his Funeral Director’s License in 1971. In 1986, Bob, along with his business partner Dick Pable, opened the Pable-Evertz Funeral Home. Bob is a member of the Point Pleasant Boro Rotary Club, where he was awarded the Paul Harris Fellow for his service to the club and community. He is also a member of the National, NJ State and Monmouth/Ocean County Funeral Directors Associations, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Bay Head; the Point Pleasant BPO Elks Lodge #1698; Loyal Order of the Moose of Point Pleasant and the Chamber of Commerce of Point Pleasant and Point Pleasant Beach. He enjoys fishing and restoring old cars. Bob and his wife Phyllis have two children.
Richard H. Pable, Founder, Licensed Funeral Director
Dick was born in Passaic. He graduated from LaSalle Christian Brothers Military Academy in Long Island and attended Farleigh-Dickinson University, Morristown before graduating from the McAllister School of Embalming in New York City. Dick served in the US Army where he worked as a radar operator before being honorably discharged. Dick has been a Licensed Funeral Director for over fifty years. In 1986, with partner Bob Evertz, he opened the Pable-Evertz Funeral Home. He is a member of the NJ State and Monmouth/Ocean County Funeral Directors Associations. Dick is a forty year member of the Rotary Club of Brick Township and had been a member of the Point Pleasant BPO Elks Lodge #1698. Dick and his wife Gail have four children and ten grandchildren. They spend much of their time in Pinopolis, South Carolina.
Matthew M. Maurer, Licensed Funeral Director
Originally from Bridgewater, Matt attended Saint Bernard School and graduated from Bridgewater High School. He is also a graduate of the American Academy/McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science in New York City. Matt earned his license to practice mortuary science in 1981 and was employed as a Funeral Director in north Jersey before relocating to Wall Township. He began working for the Pable-Evertz Funeral Home in 2000. He is a member of the NJ State and Monmouth/Ocean County Funeral Directors Associations. He formerly was associated with the Middlesex County Funeral Directors Association where he had served as secretary/treasurer. Matt and his wife Lynn have two children and are communicants of the Church of Saint Denis in Manasquan. Matt is a skilled surfboarder, enjoys fishing, weightlifting and the great outdoors. He has been a coach for his daughter’s softball team with the Wall Township Recreation Department for many seasons.
Eric T. McDonough, Manager, Licensed Funeral Director
Born and raised in Mount Holly, Eric is a graduate of Rancocas Valley Regional High School, Mount Holly and the Mercer County College of Mortuary Science in Trenton. He received his NJ Funeral Director/Embalmer license in 1993 was employed by funeral homes in Southern Ocean County, Union and Florida before coming to the Pable-Evertz Funeral Home in 2005. He also was licensed as a practitioner of mortuary science in the State of Florida and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. While in Florida, Eric became a Certified Crematory Operator and Sub registrar of Vital Statistics in Collier County. Eric is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and a former member of both the NJ State and Burlington County Funeral Directors Associations. He also had been a member of the Long Beach Island Chapter of the National Exchange Club, Rotary International, the Loyal Order of Moose, Mount Holly Lodge and the Ancient Order of the Hibernians. He is a Third Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He is proud to call Point Pleasant Borough his home. An amateur performer, Eric has appeared in numerous theatrical productions in the area.