AGE: 79 • Beach Haven
John Polonio, 79, of Beach Haven, passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. He was born in Brzac, Croatia to the late Marijan and Kata Polonio. He lived in Neptune until moving to Beach Haven in 2005. He owned the Asbury Main Tavern and the Emory General Store. John was predeceased by his son, John Polonio in 1992. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Freda Polonio; his daughters, Christina Pojero and her husband Peter of Neptune, Suzanne Polonio of South Amboy, Sonya Polonio of Ocean, and Natalie Maggio and her husband Tony of Oakhurst; his grandchildren, Alyssa, Krista, Pasquale, Adria, Serena and Augustus, as well as many relatives in Croatia. Friends and family are invited to visit from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Ely Funeral Home, Neptune. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Holy Spirit Church, Asbury Park. Condolences may also be made online at www.elyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 15, 2014