John A. Herbert
AGE: 87 • Wall
John A. Herbert, 87, of Wall, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at Sunnyside Manor, Wall. A lifelong resident of Wall Township, John graduated from Manasquan High School and went on to serve in the Army
during the Korean War
. He was a mason for 20 years and then with the idea of becoming a store keeper he opened the Allenwood General Store which he operated for almost 35 years. John enjoyed hunting, black powder shooting, antiquing and travel. But mostly, he enjoyed people, especially his family.
John was predeceased by his parents, Irving and Mary Anna Herbert and a brother, Donald Herbert. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, June (nee Nippert) Herbert of Wall; five children and their spouses, John and Kathy Herbert of East Hampton, MA, Jeanne Ann and William Brown of Wall, James Herbert of Forked River, Jerry and Jacquelyne Herbert of Wall, and Jeffrey and Heather Herbert of Wall. John is also survived by a brother, Harry Herbert and his wife Joan of Tinton Falls; 10 grandchildren and their spouses, Jennifer and Andrew Dapuzzo, Michael and Carolyn Herbert, John and Sara Hall, Jonathan Herbert, Tommy Herbert, Tina and Travis Teems, Jerry and Krystle Herbert, Jessica and Bobby White, Justin Herbert and Jordan Herbert and nine great- grandchildren, Andrew Dapuzzo, John Dapuzzo, Jamie Dapuzzo, Jailynn Teems, Jake Hall, Mikayla Herbert, Olivia Hall, Russell and Isabella Teems.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation and service from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Orender Family Home for Funerals, 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan. The service will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will be officiated by Pastor Dewey Friedel. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle. To send condolences to the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com
John's family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of Sunnyside Manor for their loving care which gave comfort to both John and his family.