William J. Newsome

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William J. Newsome

AGE: 87 • Lakewood

William J. Newsome, 87, of Lakewood, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick with his family by his side. Bill was born in King, NC and raised in Hoboken. He worked as a pipe fitter for 35 years for Cornell Underhill, Hoboken. He was a member of Local Union 274. Bill was an Army veteran who served our country during World War II. He was a very good baseball player in local leagues in Hoboken and Weehawken and an avid NY Mets fan. He was a member of VFW McDowell Post 2648, North Bergen and also the American Legion Post.

Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, Johanna (nee Brossat) Newsome of Lakewood; a son and daughter-in-law, William and Janet Newsome of Wall; and a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Kenneth Wondrack of Wall. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Mark Wondrack, Melissa DeSarno, Sean Wondrack, Sarah Wondrack, Erica Tavares, Jillian Soriano and Abigail Newsome; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to call from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 at Orender Family Home for Funerals, 2643 Old Bridge Road, Manasquan. Entombment Monday, Dec. 10 will be private at Flower Hill Mausoleum, North Bergen. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, National Headquarters-Donations, 6520 North Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309-2130 or online at www.msfocus.org. To send condolences to the family or obtain directions to the funeral home, visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 7, 2012
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