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Frank J. Altschul Jr.

Frank J. Altschul, Jr.

AGE: 82 • Middletown

Frank J. Altschul, Jr. went to his eternal rest on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at Riverview Hospital. He was born in Long Branch to Dr. Frank J. Altschul and Margaret Ruth (Chambers) Altschul. A graduate of Admiral Farragut Academy and Kenyon College, Ohio, he served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War. For many years he was advertising manager and publisher of The Journal of Chemical Education, a publication of The American Chemical Society. An active member for over 50 years at St. Leo the Great Church in Lincroft, where later in life he was a daily communicant and member of the St. Joseph Society. Frank loved life and enjoyed many hobbies including day sailing at Monmouth Boat Club, bird watching and winemaking. His friends will remember him for his smile and his family for the selfless love he always showed them.

Frank was predeceased by his mother and father; sister, Jean; and brother, Robert. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; son, Frank J. Altschul III of Jackson GA; three daughters and their husbands, Claire and Jerry Lignelli of Manalapan, Nancy and Don Rago of Rockaway, and Laura and Robert Erdo of Manasquan; as well as his five grandchildren, Matthew, Dylan, Alex, Tara and Rachel.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 9th, 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, November 10th, 10:00 AM at St. Leo the Great RC Church, 50 Hurley's Lane, Lincroft. Interment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.


Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 8, 2012
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