Edward F. Philbin, Jr.
AGE: 84 • Beach Haven Park
Edward F. Philbin, Jr., age 84, of Beach Haven Park passed away on Friday, May 17th, 2013. Edward was born in Nutley, NJ and formerly of Fairfield for 30 years before moving to Long Beach Island, where he summered for many years. Edward married Aileen R. Boyle in 1957. During the winter, they resided in Pompano Beach, FL. Edward owned and operated Beacon Erectors, Fairfield, spending most of his life working as an iron worker and managing his company. Edward served in the United States Marine Corps
. Edward enjoyed spending time and watching sports with his grandchildren and family. He was a member of the Hideaway Bay Association, Beach Haven Park. He enjoyed attending and hosting their monthly cocktail parties.
Mr. Philbin was predeceased by his wife Aileen Philbin in 2006 and sisters, Helen Domorski, Nancy Hutchison and Barbara Domorski. Surviving are his children, Edward III, M.D. and his wife Tina, Patricia and her husband Sam, Mary and her husband John, Jim, Tom, Nancy and her husband Steve, Kathleen and her partner Dawn and Richard. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and brother, John David Philbin.
A viewing will be held on Sunday, May 19th, 2013 from 7-9 pm at the Riggs Funeral Home, 130 N Rt. 9, Forked River, NJ 08731. A funeral liturgy will be held Monday, May 20th at 11 am at St. Thomas of Villanova, 13th St & Long Beach Blvd, Surf City followed by entombment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Donations may be made to the
, 1035 Hooper Ave, Suite 2, Toms River, NJ 08753.