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Chester "Chet" J. Major

AGE: 60 • Middletown

Chester "Chet" J. Major, 60, of Middletown, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on June 19, 2013 in Red Bank. He was born in Jersey City. Chester was a police officer with the Jersey City Police Department for 31 years, retiring as a Captain in 2010. He was a member of The FOP and was the Irish Police Officer of the year in 2010.

Surviving are his beloved wife of 24 years, Jane (Lambert) Major; 2 sisters, Michele Flaherty and Kathy Silverman and many nieces and nephews.

Chester was preceded in death by his parents Chet and Margaret Major.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 21, 2013 from 3-8 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 9:15 am at St. Mary's Chapel, 26 Leonardville Rd., Middletown. Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.

Contributions may be made to the Red Bank Lunch Break, 121 Drs James Parker Blvd, P.O. Box 2215, Red Bank, NJ 07701-0902 or The Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, 3300 Route 66, Neptune, NJ 07753.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on June 20, 2013
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