Louis J. Lee, 90, of Cream Ridge died Monday, January 7,2013 at home. Born in Secaucus=, he was a resident of the New Egypt/Cream Ridge area since 1970 and formerly of North Bergen.
Louis was a retired repairman for Kiel Heating & A.C. in North Bergen. He was a veteran of the US Army
serving during World War II
. Louis was trained as a Pigeoneer in the Army and used the homing pigeons as message carriers between Army units under combat conditions in Africa, Italy, Corsica, Austria, Belgium, France and Luxembourg. After his military service he kept up his interest in Homing Pigeons.
Louis was predeceased by his former wife, Mary Blanch Lee. He is survived by three sons; Frank Lee and wife Maureen; of Cream Ridge, Louis Lee, Jr. and wife Susan; of Trenton and Robert Lee ;of Cream Ridge; a daughter; Eva Miller and husband Robert; of Manchester Township; ten grandchildren; David Lee; Debra Simicsak; Evan Amos; Kendra Nasiatka; Robert Lee; Matthew Lee; Julie Lee; Maria Strandquest; Sara Lee and Louis Lee; seven great-grandchildren; DJ Lee; Jeffrey Simicsak; Ashley Simicsak; Kiera Samicsak; Lexi Strandquest; Calen Lee and Abigail Lee and cousins Linda and Frank Mai of New Hampshire.
Funeral services for Louis will be held on Friday (Jan.11) at 8 p.m. at the Tilghman Funeral Home, 52 Main Street in New Egypt (www.tilghmanfh.com
), with calling hours on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in the BGWCD Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arneytown.
Do to cemetery restrictions, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Louis' memory can be made to the