William James Kleissler Sr.
AGE: 67 • Brick
William James Kleissler Sr., 67, of Brick, passed away Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, at home. Born in East Orange, he lived most of his life in Brick. He was employed as a carpenter with Union Local 2018, Ocean County. William served with the U.S. Marine Corps
during the Vietnam War
and was a member of VFW
8867, Brick. He enjoyed music and football. He was known to need a little prodding to have a good time.
He was predeceased by his parents, John and Helen Kleissler. William is survived by his children, William J. Kleissler Jr. and his wife Lisa of Brick and Michael Kleissler of Brick; a brother, John Kleissler of Port St. Lucie, FL; 2 sisters, Joan Baldasaire of Bloomfield and Cathy Kleissler of Little Egg Harbor and 2 grandchildren, William III and Jenna Marie Kleissler. William is also survived by his ex-wife, Michelle Kleissler.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. & 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12 at Weatherhead Young Funeral Home, Brick. A funeral liturgy will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13 at the Church of the Visitation, Brick. Interment will follow at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, Lakewood. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in William's name may be made to VNA Health Group, Hospice Donation, 176 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, NJ 07701.