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Alfred "Al" DePalma

Whiting - Alfred "Al" J. DePalma 76 of Whiting died Saturday, November 25, at home. Born in Clifton, he lived most of his life in Bloomingdale, before moving to Whiting 10 years ago. Al devoted his recent years helping his elderly friends and volunteering his time with the Ridgeway Fire Company and the Salvation Army. Al was a skilled electrician and carpenter and enjoyed helping friends and family with their home improvements. He loved his work as an Operating Engineer and was a dedicated employee for 30 years, at Novartis Corporation, East Hanover, before retiring in 2007. Al's hobbies included fishing, wood working, gun sports and he was a member of the National Rifle Association. He loved his country and is proud to have served in the US Marine Corps. Al will always be remembered for his generosity, humor, and kindness. He is survived by a son, John DePalma of Bloomingdale, a daughter, Sherry McMahon of Oak Ridge, a sister, Ida Carey of West Milford and his former wife, Linda DePalma of Whiting. Memorial services will be held on a later date. Memorial donations in memory of Al can be sent to Salvation Army, 1738 NJ-37, Toms River, NJ 08753. To send online condolences, please visit our website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 3, 2017
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