Edward Glen Higgins
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AGE: 84 • Toms River
Edward Glen Higgins 84 of Toms River died Friday July 18, 2014 at Green Acres Manor, Toms River. Born in Tipton, PA, he resided in Rahway for most of his life before moving to Toms River in2003. He worked for IFF-International Flavors & Fragrances in Union Beach for 25 years as a Chemical Operator before retiring in 1991. He served in the Air Force for 4 years during the Korean War. He was an avid golfer and a very optimistic person who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren at the beach. He is predeceased by his parents, Edward & Araminta Higgins, and a sister Janet Vollman-Paraski. Surviving is his wife of 62 years, Gladys C Gundersen Higgins, son, Jay Scott & wife Virginia of Whiting, daughter, Linda S Cambria & husband Thomas J of Toms River, brother, Wayne J of Daphne, AL and three grandchildren, Teresa, Megan and Amy. Visitation is Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 PM with a 3:30 PM service at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd Manchester. Cremation is private. In lieu of flowers please make donations to St Jude's Tribute Program PO Box 1000, Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38101. For directions, or to send online condolences please visit our website at www.oliveriefu neralhome.com
Oliverie Funeral Home
2925 Ridgeway Road Manchester, NJ 08759
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 20, 2014