In Memoriam: Longtime Rumsonite Winifred Svikart, 88

Longtime Rumsonite Winifred Steinthal Svikhart passed away peacefully on Sept. 20 at her Little Silver home surrounded by loved ones. She was 88.

Winifred Svikart
Photo/courtesy of Miles Svikhart

Winifred was born in Manhattan to Martin and Winifred Steinthal on October 27, 1932. After attending the Convent of the Sacred Heart, she graduated from Manhattanville College in 1954 with a degree in Economics.

“She was a research librarian for the Rockefeller Foundation until her marriage to her great love, Clifford Miles Svikhart on September 13, 1958.
They moved their growing family to Rumson, NJ in 1964 where they raised their 6 children. Winifred was very active at Holy Cross Church and School where she was the treasurer of the Antique Show for many years, among other roles.

Winifred was a master bridge player and could be found many an afternoon playing at Rumson Country Club.”

Loved ones of Winifred Svikhart in her obituary

Winifred was predeceased by: her parents; her sister, Angela; her beloved husband, Clifford; and her granddaughter, Molly Richards.

She is survived by: her brother, Martin Bradley Steinthal (Kathleen) of Rye, NY; her sister, Mrs. Peter Coleman, of Little Silve; her six children, Winifred Supple (Michael), of Belford, Elizabeth Garner (Charles), of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Miles, of Little Silver, John (Dr. David Dornfeld), of Atlantic Highlands, Martin (Shannon) of Baltimore, MD, and Ann Richards, of Fair Haven; her beloved 14 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday, Sept. 27, at the Church of the Nativity, Fair Haven, from 10 to 11 a.m. when a mass of christian burial will be celebrated at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.

— Edited obituary prepared by family via Thompson Memorial Home

John Caroli
BCS Wealth Management