John F. Begley
AGE: 84 • Cream Ridge
John F. Begley, age 84, of Cream Ridge died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at home. Born in Trenton, he was a resident of Cream Ridge for the past 58 years and formerly of Hightstown and Trenton. John served as a Seaman in the Merchant Marines from 1944-1945. He was a Millwright for Agway in Bordentown and he also was a real estate agent and co-owner of Century21 B&R Realty in New Egypt. John had taught Sunday School at the Cream Ridge Presbyterian Church and currently was a member of the Plumsted Presbyterian Church. He was a 4-H Leader in New Egypt and was a Life Member and Past Treasurer of the New Egypt Elks Lodge
John was predeceased by his siblings, Emma Begley, Mable Barber and Larry Begley. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Barbara (nee Keens) Begley; his children, John Begley and wife Barbara of Toms River, JoAnn Search and husband William of Cream Ridge, Pat Begley of Casper, Wyoming and Diana Heaton and husband Ed of Wrightstown; a sister, Marion G. Hankins of Bordentown; his grandchildren and spouses, Brett & Tina Search, Jason Search & Matt Mayfield, John & Barbara Begley, Kerri & Jason Lenart, Kayla McGurrin, Melissa Heaton, Ed & Courtney Heaton, Jr., Scott Rochester and Amy Rochester; his great grandchildren, Bryce & Delainey Search, Khloe Rochester, Shelby Begley and Brayden Heaton and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for John will be held on Friday, November 2 at 11:00 AM at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street in New Egypt (www.tilghmanfh.com
) with burial to follow in the Cream Ridge Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Thursday evening, November 1 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in John's memory may be made to the New Egypt First Aid Squad, P. O. Box 368, New Egypt, NJ 08533 or to a