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Charlotte B McRobbie

March 26, 2022


Charlotte Bova McRobbie, 73, passed peacefully at home in South Orange on March 26, 2022. Born in Long Branch on January 9, 1949 to Peter F. Bova and Janet E. Krantz, Charlotte grew up in Oceanport, where she absorbed a lifelong love of nature and the seashore. 

A 1967 graduate of Shore Regional High School, Charlotte went on to complete a Bachelor's degree in Theater at Emerson College.  As a young actress in New York, she studied with famed teacher Uta Hagen and performed Off-Broadway and in regional theater. 

Married in 1977 to fellow actor Peter McRobbie, Charlotte left performing to raise their two sons, Oliver and Andrew.  She later earned a Master’s degree at New York University and began a 24-year career as an Executive Assistant at international consulting firm A.T. Kearney. Yoga practitioner, avid gardener, inventive cook, Charlotte brought light and compassion to all she touched and everyone she met.

Survived by husband Peter; brother Larry; sons Oliver and Andrew and granddaughter Olivia. She is deeply missed.

Celebrations of Charlotte's life will be held in June in both Oceanport and South Orange. Donations in Charlotte’s memory may be made to the Leukemia Research Foundation; ( The family invites you to leave a letter of condolence by selecting the Tribute/Guestbook link above.

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