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Peter Slagus Jr.

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Peter Slagus Jr.

AGE: 79 • Bridgewater

Peter Slagus Jr., 79, passed away on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Born in Bayonne NJ, he resided there and moved to North Plainfield for 37 years, before moving to Bridgewater 15 years ago. Peter was an active member of the U.S. Navy from 1952-1956, and served in the Korean War. He was an engineer with Foster Wheeler for more than 40 years retiring in 1999. Mr. Slagus loved going to the Jersey Shore, especially Long Beach Island. He enjoyed his model Lionel trains, tinkering around the house fixing things, and spending quality time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Peter was predeceased in death by his beloved parents, Isabelle and Peter Slagus Sr., and one dear brother, John Slagus. Surviving are his beloved wife of 55 years, Barbara (Christel) Slagus; 3 loving daughters, Barbara A. Donar and husband Bob of Bridgewater NJ, Carol A. O'Neil and husband Mark of Bridgewater NJ, and Elizabeth A. Slagus and partner Paul Caro of Brooklyn NY; one loving son, Mark A. Slagus and wife Joan; and his 6 cherished grandchildren,Katie, Adam, Zach, Beau, Christopher, and Molly.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, August 10, 2014, from 1:00 to 5:00 at Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876, (908) 526-7638. Prayers will begin at 9:15 am on Monday August 11, 2014 at the funeral home. Followed by a 10:00 am Funeral Mass at St. Bernard R.C. Church, 500 Route 22 East, Bridgewater NJ, 08807, 908-725-0552. Interment will follow in the St. Bernard's Cemetery, Route 28, Bridgewater, NJ 08807.

Memorial contributions will be made in his memory to the , 7 Ridgedale Ave, Cedar Knolls, NJ (973) 285-8007, or the 14 Commerce Dr, Cranford, NJ (908) 956-6600.


Published in Courier News from Aug. 8 to Aug. 9, 2014
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