Jeffrey John Krauszer
AGE: 51 • Mantoloking
Jeffrey John Krauszer, 51, a resident of Mantoloking since 1984 and formerly of East Brunswick passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, at his home surrounded by his devoted family. Born in New Brunswick, Jeff was a graduate of St. Peter's High School, New Brunswick and went on to William Patterson College. Jeff had proudly worked for the family-owned Krauszer's Food Stores from the ages of 14 to 18, at the untimely passing of his dad. He was also a partner in East Coast Ice Co., Neptune, and most recently had been employed as a carpenter with Atlantic Window & Doors, Lavallette. Jeff was a faithful Communicant of Sacred Heart RC Church in Bay Head, as well as an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed offshore fishing, hunting, playing football and tennis, and was a huge Washington Redskins fan.
He was predeceased by his parents, George J. and Nancy J. (nee Voorhees) Krauszer. Jeff is survived by his devoted wife, Nancy A. (nee O'Brien); his beloved children, Tara C., George J. II and Kurt L. all at home; his loving sister, Debra Ann Krauszer of Wall & her fiancé William H. Townley III; his nieces, Kelly Ann Walsifer & her fiancé Cosmin Dan of Brick, and Kristin M. Walsifer of NYC, NY; and his sister-in-law & her husband, Diane & Bill Herriott; and brother-in-law & his wife, Michael & Annette O'Brien and their children all of South Plainfield; and his canine companion, Heidi. Jeff also leaves many dear friends, most especially his childhood friends and fishing & hunting companions.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 4-8pm at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd, Brick, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10am at Sacred Heart RC Church, 751 Main Ave., Bay Head. (Please go directly to Church on the morning of the Mass). Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research (www.virtualtrials.com) or The National Walk to End Brain Cancer Go Grey in May (www.walktoendbraintumors.com). For more information or condolences, please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
O'Brien Funeral Home
505 Burnt Tavern Road
Brick, NJ 08724
Published in Home News Tribune & Asbury Park Press on Apr. 2, 2013