William P. Lonergan, Jr.
AGE: 84 • Iselin
William P Lonergan Jr., died Monday April 22, 2013 at JFK Medical Center, Edison at the age of 84
Mr. Lonergan was born and resided in Newark moving to Iselin 57 years ago.
William was employed as a Sgt in the Newark Police Department for 25 years retiring in 1979. He was a WW 2 Navy Veteran. William was a member of the FOP and the St Cecelia's K of C where he was a member of the bowling league. He was a volunteer for Roosevelt Hospital. As a teen he was a bat boy for the Newark Bears.
Bill was predeceased by his parents William and Anna (Rogan) Lonergan, his daughter Sally Lonergan, a sister Mary Baxter and his brother John Lonergan
Surviving is his wife of 59 years Jean (Mellody) Lonergan, his children Jean Puff and her husband Dennis of Colonia, Karen Byrne and her husband John of Flemington, Bill Lonergan and his wife Debbie of Cranford, 2 sisters Ann Kasper of Matawan and Catherine Parascando of Cliffwood Beach also 7 grandchildren Dan, T.J., Melanie, Kim, Liam, Colin and Evan.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 10:15AM at the GOSSELIN FUNERAL HOME, 660 New Dover Road, Edison Followed by a 11:15AM funeral Mass at St Cecelia's RC Church Edison. Interment St. Gertrude Cemetery Colonia. Visitation Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Funeral Home.