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Edwin John Wright

Edwin John Wright

AGE: 85 • Manahawkin

Edwin John "Ned" Wright, age 85, of Manahawkin passed away peacefully November 16, 2011 at Southern Ocean Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born in England, Ned lived in New York and spent most of his life in Manahawkin. Ned was a Navy Veteran and served in World War II in the Pacific aboard the LCS-92. Ned retired from the United States Merchant Marine after 20 years of service and worked in U.S. Post Offices in the area before retiring.

He is survived by his wife Maureen of 48 years, stepchildren Edward, John, 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his stepdaughter Helen.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 20th, 1:00PM, at Ocean County Memorial Park, 280 Wells Mill Rd., Waretown, NJ 08758. Arrangements are under the direction of Ocean County Cremation Service, Forked River, NJ.


Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 18, 2012
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