Robert M. Tong

Robert M. Tong, a retired marketing executive, died at Milton Hospital – Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Milton, Tuesday March 13, 2012. He was 87 years old.


Beloved husband of the late Barbara (Haselton) Tong. Mr. Tong was a retired marketing executive with Union Carbide Corp., New York City World Headquarters. He had been a member of the following: American Marketing Association, American Market Research Association, Technical Association of The Pulp and Paper Industry, Chemists’ Club of New York, The Society of Chemical Manufacturers of America and The Wompatuck Club of Hingham. He was a disabled veteran of World War II (15th Air Force) and an ex-prisoner of war in Romania. He held numerous combat decorations.


Mr. Tong leaves his daughters Kathleen Lindelof and Deborah Molloy, both of Stoughton and Roberta MacLeod of Marietta, GA. He leaves ten grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, a brother Kenneth Tong of Hull and a sister Marjorie E. Townsend of Hanover. Interment private.