Edward Earle Van Brunt|
AGE: 80 • Oceanport
Edward Earle Van Brunt, 80, of Oceanport, died peacefully Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 20, 1933 in Long Branch and was a Long Branch High School graduate. He was a Sgt. in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean conflict; former owner of Van Brunt Steel Corp, and employed by Hall Building Corp, Farmingdale, until his retirement in 2005.
He is survived by his wife, Linda, Oceanport; son, Troy Edward, daughter-in-law, Jeanina, grandson, Xander Troy, all of Ocean; brother, Stanley, West Long Branch; sister, Frances W. Spigelmyer, Monmouth Beach; brothers-in-law, James Landau and Jack Morris, both Long Branch; nieces, Cheryl Miller, Linda Cooper, and Linda Morris; nephews, Glen Morris, Bob Miller, and Richard Cooper; and his cousins, Ronnie Monk, Greeneville, TN, Mary Hite and Betty Phillips, both of Chuckey, TN.
He is predeceased by his mother and father, Minnie Monk and Edward Ellsworth Van Brunt and his sisters, Linda Van Brunt and Ellen Chris Morris.
Edward loved spending time with his family and friends and was a fan of the New York Yankees, horse racing and Nascar. Throughout his life, he was always there to lend a helping hand to others. He humor and wit brought many smiles and laughs to those around him and he will not be forgotten.
Visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at Woolley-Boglioli Funeral Home, 10 Morrell St., Long Branch. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 25 at the funeral home. Entombment to follow in Woodbine Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations in memory of Mr. Van Brunt to the
, 801 Broad St., Shrewsbury, NJ 07702. To place a message of condolence in Mr. Van Brunt's Book of Memories, please visit www.woolleyboglioli.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 23, 2014