Brian T. Brice|
AGE: 25 • Lavallette
Brian T. Brice, 25, of Lavallette, NJ was welcomed into Heaven by the loving arms of his mother, on Friday August 15, 2014. Brian was a lifelong resident of Lavallette, where he grew up with his brothers and sisters. He worked for various restaurants along the Jersey Shore.
Brian was a graduate of St. Joseph Grade School and Monsignor Donovan High School. In his younger years, he was a track star, an Eagle Scout, and later, a volunteer fireman for the Lavallette Volunteer Fire Dept. Station #69. He was also active in Restore the Shore, helping numerous victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Brian was a HUGE Yankees and Jets fan. He loved surfing, boating, fishing, anything to do with the ocean and beach. He was also the lead vocalist in a local band, The Blowouts. Brian had a huge heart and led a beautiful, active life. In his death, he saved the lives of several others as an organ donor through the Sharing Network.
He was predeceased by his devoted mother, Joan Brice in 2000.
Surviving are his father Coleman "Colie" Brice and his long time companion Liz Phillips of Lavallette, NJ; his siblings; Kerry Poskay and her husband, Michael of Toms River, NJ, Meaghan Hughes and her husband, Jason of Ortley Beach, NJ, Gail Katherine Brice and her fiancé, Kevin Bray of Toms River, NJ, Brendan Brice and his fiancé, Amy Holmes of Lavallette, NJ, Coleman Brice and his wife Manuela of East Port, ME and Collette Martino and her husband, Aldo of New Hope, PA. Brian was a beloved uncle to Michael, Morgan, Owen, Shane, Emily, Elijah, Brianna, Jake and Julia. He will be greatly missed by his loving aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends. He leaves behind his two four legged friends, Skipper and Stella.
The family will receive friends from 4-9pm on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 809 Central Ave., Seaside Park, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:00am at St. Catharine of Siena RC Church, Seaside Park, NJ. The burial will follow to St. Joseph Cemetery Toms River, NJ.
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 17, 2014