AGE: 74 • Lakewood
Paul Garris, age 74, of Lakewood, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2013, at his son's home in Point Pleasant. Born in New Kensington, Pa. he lived in Brick prior to moving to Lakewood in 1998. Paul served in the United States Navy
during the Korean War
. Paul was an electrician who worked for Sauer Electric in Brielle for over 35 years retiring 5 years ago. Previous to that he was worked construction for N.J. Natural Gas Co.
Paul is survived by his wife, Judith C. (Holstein ) Garris; 4 sons Paul Scott Garris and his wife Ellen of Brick Stephen Garris and his wife Cynthia of Point Pleasant John Garris and his wife Darlene of Point Pleasant, and Christopher Garris and his wife Heather of Point Pleasant; one daughter Judith Jeffrey and her husband Patrick of Point Pleasant; one brother Harmon Garris of Tennessee; two sisters Alice Bowker of Whiting and Donna Smith of Florida; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are several Nieces and nephews and his dog Otto who was his constant companion.
Visiting hours are Thursday, September 5, 2013, from 4:00 to 7:00pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 2170 Highway 88, Brick. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:30 am at the funeral home, followed by interment at Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of Flowers donations may be made to your local