(Asbury Park Press)
SERGEANT RONALD ALAN KUBIK
AGE: 21 HAZLET
Sergeant Ronald Alan Kubik, 21, of Hazlet, was killed in action on Friday, April 23, 2010, during a combat operation in Logar Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom while assigned to Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment in the U.S. Army. He was born June 22, 1988 in Point Pleasant. He lived most of his life in Manchester before moving to Brielle. He attended Manchester High School and Manasquan High School, where he was a member of the wrestling and football teams before graduating in 2006. He joined the Army in 2007 and became a proud U.S. Army sergeant and ranger.
Ronald is survived by his beloved parents, his father, Ronald A. Kubik and his wife Rose of Hazlet; his mother, Eileen Daly of Brielle; his loving sisters, Mary Kubik and her husband Jim of Farmingdale, and Amy L. Kubik of Point Pleasant; his dear step brother, Fred Lonardo of Union Beach; his godfather and uncle, Deacon Alex Kubik, along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, niece, nephew and many friends. He will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, May 2 and from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Monday, May 3 at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3269 Highway 35 North, Hazlet. An evening prayer vigil will be offered at 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening by Reverend Daniel F. Swift, followed by an Army presentation of honors and awards. A Funeral Liturgy in celebration of his life will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday, May 3 at St. Benedict's Catholic Church, 165 Bethany Road, Holmdel. Interment will follow with full military honors at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 165 Provinceline Road, Arneytown. In respect of Ronald's wishes, donations to the American Red Cross or the American Cancer Society
in his memory in lieu of flowers would be appreciated. The Kubik family would like to invite family and friends to join them on Sunday between the visitation sessions (4 to 7 p.m.) at the American Legion Post, 524 Front St., Union Beach for food and refreshments. For information, directions or to send condolences to family, visit www.shorepointfh.com