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Allen Andrew Bessemer Sr.


Allen Andrew Bessemer Sr. Obituary
Allen Andrew Bessemer Sr.

AGE: 82 • Brielle

Allen Andrew Bessemer, Sr., 82 of Brielle, passed away peacefully on June 23, 2017,surrounded by the love of his family. Born in Newark, Al went on to serve in the both the US Navy and the US Army. With success as a salesman in roofing & fireproofing, Al owned & operated several businesses, most recently Pyromax in Wall Township. He was a longtime member of the Manasquan River Golf Club and Manasquan River Yacht Club. Al was an avid and accomplished sailor, but most of all loved spending time with his family. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Al was predeceased by his parents, Andrew & Mary Bessemer. He is survived by his devoted wife Jane (nee Zinser); his children - Lauren Bessemer & Steven Schmidt of Point Pleasant, Allen Jr. & wife Linda of Brick, and William & wife Shay of Florida. Al also leaves 5 grand daughters - Emily, Mary, Bayla, Elora, and Ysaline; and many relatives and friends.

Viewing is at O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Highway 35, Wall, on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral Mass at St. Denis Church, 90 Union Ave., Manasquan, on Thursday at 10:30am with burial to follow at St. Catharine Cemetery, Sea Girt.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either St. Denis Church or Brielle First Aid.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on June 26, 2017
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