Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Quist had retired from the school district and recently celebrated a 50th golden anniversary.
Sheila Nisbet Quist, of Neptune, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at home in her sleep. Sheila was a longtime resident of the Jersey Shore and retired from Middletown, NJ School district where she worked for many years as a compassionate educator, teaching many children of special needs to read. After raising two sons, Sheila returned to school where she earned a Masters degree. Children and dogs were her love. Sheila was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Patricia and Bert Nisbet. She loved and enjoyed her family. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years, Barr; two sons and daughters-in-law, Bert and Dawn Quist of Atlanta, Georgia and Kevin and Hillary Quist of Hoboken; her grandsons, Cole and Dax were the loves of her…
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Worked as a NJ State Trooper in 1951-1985
George F. Mucci, Jr., 83, of Greenacres, FL, formerly of Middletown and Jersey City, NJ, died Sunday morning, May 19, 2013 at JFK Hospice in Atlantis, FL. George was born in Jersey City to George F. Mucci Sr. and Louise DiNapoli. He graduated from St. Peter's Prep and attended Seton Hall University. He was a former communicant of St. Mary's RC Church in New Monmouth. He is a current communicant of St. Matthew's RC Church in Boynton Beach, FL. George became a NJ State Trooper in 1951 and retired as Captain, Troop Commander, Troop D, NJ Turnpike in 1985 after 34 years of honorable service. He was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus in the Holy Spirit Knights of Columbus Council, Lantana, FL. He was predeceased by his parents and daughter, …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
He was a heavy equipment operator.
Thursday, May 16
Robert W. Miller, 67, of Middletown, died on March 5, 2013 in Eatontown. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and lived in Middletown for the past 40 years. Robert worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for International Union of Operating Engineers Union Local 825 of Little Falls, NJ. He was a veteran of the US Navy serving during the Vietnam War. Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Margaret Crone Miller and his son, Evan Miller both of Middletown; as well as his sister, Barbara Camp of Mays Landing. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Mae Miller. A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 3 to 4 pm at the John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. A service will take place during the …
Monday, May 13, 2013
She was a member of the Middletown Elks Ladies Auxiliary, the East Keansburg Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, and a great-grandmother who loved to knit and crochet.
Monday, May 13
JuneLouise "Candy" Sobczuk, 72, of Middletown, died on May 9, 2013, at Bayshore Hospital in Holmdel. She was born in Jersey City, and lived in Middletown for over 40 years. Candy worked as a secretary for MetLife in Tinton Falls for many years. She was an avid reader, she loved to knit and crochet various things for her friends and family. Candy was a member of the Middletown Elks Ladies Auxiliary, and the East Keansburg Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Surviving are her fiancé, William Melms; 3 daughters, Denise Morgan, Jeanne Brower and her wife Lauri Levy, Nancy Melhado and her husband Edward; son Jon Morgan and his wife Holly; sister Joanne Scarabino; 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Candy was preceded in death by her …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Clickner was a graduate of Middletown North.
Saturday, May 11
Brian T. Clickner, 31, a lifelong resident of Middletown, passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 8th. Brian graduated Middletown North and was currently working in construction with his brother. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. Brian is survived by his father and stepmother Harry Clickner and Diane Ernst, his mother and stepfather Donna and Stephan Lambert, brothers Richard and Harry, sister Holly and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Brian was predeceased by his sister Tammy in 2011. Friends are invited to attend a graveside Service at Fairview Cemetery at 1 pm on Wednesday, May 15th . Please send condolences by visiting scottkedzfuneralhome.com
Friday, May 10, 2013
Worked at Sears for 35 years, and was an active member of St. Mary's Church.
Friday, May 10
Dolly Dolahan, 84, of New Monmouth died on May 7, 2013 at her home. She was born in Newark at St. Michael's and grew up in Harrison. Dolly attended Holy Cross Grammar School in Harrison and St. Cecilia's in North Arlington. After she graduated from St. Cecilia's, Dolly went to work for Hane's in Newark as a model. In 1953 Dolly moved to Middletown and became an active member of St. Mary's Church. Helen worked at Sears for over 35 years. She enjoyed playing bridge and loved her cats, most recently her Blue Persian, "Mugsy". Surviving are her children, Edward, Dana, Timothy, and Carol; and her grandchildren, Daniel and Meghan. Dolly was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Dolaghan Sr. Visitation was held on Thursday, at the John F. …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Lentz had an Auto Body shop in Belford. His preferred mode of transportation was a 1953 Studebaker.
Tuesday, May 7
Jack Lentz, 83, a lifelong resident of Middletown, died May 4, 2013 at home. He was born on September 19, 1929 and was the only son of John and Thelma Lentz. He graduated Middletown High School in 1948 and entered into the Auto Body business in June 1949. In 1951, Jack served in the U.S. Army and served tours in Korea and Japan as a radio operator. In 1954 he built his shop, Lentz Auto Body, on Main Street in Belford where he remained in business until he retired in 2010. Jack was very active in the Middletown community and served as a charter member of the Middletown Jaycees, a charter member, director and past president of the Middletown Chamber of Commerce; as well as serving on many township committees over the years. Jack also …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Lehman was an Orthodox Christian priest.
Tuesday, April 30
After a long illness, Charles Anthony Lehman, 78, of Cathedral City, Calif., passed away in his sleep on April 27, 2013. The Funeral Liturgy will be April 30 at 9:30 a.m. at St. George's Greek Orthodox Church in Palm Springs, Calif. Graveside services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Desert Memorial Park in Cathedral City. Father Charles touched many lives during his long careers as both a teacher and Orthodox Christian priest, and as a counselor to countless students and parishioners. Father Charles was born on June 2, 1934, in Bayonne, N.J., to Charles Sr. and Anna Rose (Dardis) Lehman. He graduated from St. Basil's Seminary College in Stanford, Conn., before studying theology and philosophy for two years at Collegium Russicum in Rome. Upon …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Founding member of Navesink Country Club, and board member of The Cancer Society, Children's Psychiatric Center, Monmouth County ARC and her favorite - Monmouth County SPCA.
Monday, April 29
Jacqueline Andrews McMahon, 83, of Middletown, died Monday, April 22, 2013 at St. Barnabas Hospice at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch. She was born June 29, 1929 on the Jersey Isle of England; Jacque was raised in Allenhurst, New York City and Florida by her parents, Lucile Menken and George H. Andrews. Although most of her young life was spent travelling, she most cherished her time on Laneside Farm in Allenhurst riding her beloved horses. She kept her best friend and nanny Weesie very busy by doing things like getting caught in the laundry chute or riding her bike off a dock on Biscayne Bay. She gained her love of gardening and reading from Weesie but as much as Weesie tried to impart her baking skills she wasn't successful. …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Owned the Dairy Queen in Campbell's Junction in the 1970s.
Thursday, April 25
Peter Manning, 89, died peacefully on April 22, 2013 at Arnold Walter Nursing Home in Holmdel, NJ. Peter was born August 22, 1923 in Newark where he spent his youth. He joined the Army Air Force during WWII and served with the 69th Bombardier Squadron in the South Pacific as an airplane mechanic. After the war he returned to his job at Westinghouse in Hillside, where he worked until his retirement. He moved his growing family to Belford in 1956, where he was an active member of St. Mary's Parish in New Monmouth. In 1967 he purchased the Dairy Queen in Campbell's Junction with his brother-in-law and owned it through the 1970's. After his retirement he and his wife, Adele, who predeceased him in 2006, spent the winters in Lake Worth, FL …