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HAMILTON - Edward B. "Lindy" Ungrady, 85, of Hamilton, passed away Dec. 28, 2012, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton with his loving children at his side.
Born in Trenton, Mr. Ungrady was a lifelong area resident. He retired from the State of New Jersey after 41 years of service as supervisor of the Warehousing Division of Motor Vehicles. He was a graduate of the class of 1946 Trenton Catholic Boys High School, and a member of the record holding medley track team.
He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Sorrows Church, and past president of the Our Lady of Sorrows Holy Name Society. He was also past vice-president of the Trenton Serra Club, past vice-president of the Mercer County Holy Name Federation, and in April of 2004 he was honored by the Catholic War Veterans Post 417 in recognition of his untiring dedication in promoting the principles and ideals of his Catholic faith.
Lindy was a local musician with the Art Brown Orchestra and Vince Pratico Quintet. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Korean War. He was also a graduate of the Fort Dix Band School, and a member of the 389th Army Band Fort Monmouth, and a member of the 289th Army Band Yokohama, Japan. He was a member of the Soldiers Chorus Yokohama, Japan and a member of the Chapel Choir, also Yokohama, Japan.
He was an ardent Princeton University sports fan for over 70 years and a member of the Princeton University Varsity Club. Lindy was a charter member of the Ave Maria University Founders Club, Naples, Fla., and was a loyal Trenton Thunder fan.
Son of the late Andrew and Justina (Andrejcik) Ungrady, beloved husband of the late Lorraine (Fuccello) Ungrady, and brother of the late Andrew and John Ungrady, Maria Agoes, Elizabeth Murga and Leona Cook, he is survived by his daughter, Lisa Ungrady of Hamilton; his son, Timothy Ungrady of Springfield, Pa.; a beloved friend, Helen Yaccarino; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, (Jan. 3) at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 3816 E. State St. Ext., Hamilton. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, 400 Woolsey St., Trenton. Family and friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 2) and again on Thursday from 8 to 9 a.m. at the Hamilton Brenna-Cellini Funeral Home, 2365 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road, Hamilton, NJ 08619.
Published in The Trentonian on Jan. 1, 2013
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