William Kayan

William Kayan

AGE: 71 • Whiting

William A. Kayan, 71, of the Whiting section of Manchester Township, died Tuesday, December 24, 2013, at Community Medical Center, Toms River.

Mr. Kayan was a machinist with the American Can Company, Edison.

He was an Army Peacetime Veteran and also celebrated 34 years as a Friend of Bill W.

Born in East Orange, he resided in Union, South Bound Brook, Brick, and High Bridge, before moving to Whiting 2 years ago.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Margaret Yelverton Kayan; a son, William J. Kayan, Brick; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Eileen and Kevin Ritz, High Bridge, Christine and Robert Yanoso, Raritan, and Margaret and Scott Patterson, Forked River; a sister, Margaret Wiese, Whiting, Manchester; 9 grandchildren, Kevin Ritz, Christine Ritz, Christopher Yanoso, Paul Yanoso, Brian Yanoso, Ryan Patterson, Sean Patterson, Kyle Patterson, and Scott Patterson; and his beloved dog, Princess.

Friends may call from 1 - 5 pm Sunday at Layton's Home For Funerals, (609) 971-6800, 250 W. Lacey Road, Forked River, Lacey. Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Monday at 9:30 am from the funeral home, where a funeral service will be offered at 10 am. Entombment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union.

Funeral Home

Layton's Home For Funerals
250 West Lacey Road Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 971-6800

Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 28, 2013