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Arthur E. Free

AGE: 87 • Dunellen

Arthur Eugene Free, 87, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at the Eastern Star Home, Bridgewater. He was born June 10, 1926, in Cullman, Alabama, to Leonard C. and Evie Faulkner Free. Arthur was raised in Newark and resided in Dunellen for over 47 years. Arthur worked as a driver for more than 20 years for Somerset Bus Co., until his retirement in 1983. He later worked in the food service department at Costco, Bridgewater. He served as a longtime loyal member of the Dunellen Democarat Committee and was a member of Moose Lodge No. 1978, Edison. He enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was the father of the late Allen A. Free, who died June 7, 2006. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean F. Sala Free, whom he married July 18, 1953; two daughters, Debra J. Cilento, of Dunellen, and Sandra F. Vail and her husband, Thomas, of Dunellen; eight grandchildren, Kimberly Ozil, Brian Cilento, Amanda Araya, Stephen Free, Jason Cilento, Kelsey Vail, Taylor Free, and Madison Free; three great-grandchildren, Brian Andre Cilento, Elizabeth Free, and Evie Araya.

A service will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2013, at 10:00 A.M at The Mundy Funeral Home, 142 Dunellen Ave., Dunellen. Burial will be at Lake Nelson Memorial Park, Piscataway. Friends may visit the family on Wednesday from 2-4 P.M. and 7-9 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 800-873-6983,

Published in Courier News on Aug. 6, 2013
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