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Edith Bolen

Toms River - Edith Joan Bolen, age 85 of Toms River, NJ passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at her home under hospice care. She was born to the late Arthur White and Josephine Brown White of Newark NJ on July 18, 1932. Edith was the wife of the late Ronald Bolen of Toms River, NJ who passed in 2009.

Edith attended Newark Central High School, before attending Saint Michael's Hospital's Nursing School both in Newark, NJ. After her graduation in 1957, Edith was a registered nurse at Saint Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, NJ, Runnells Hospital in Berkeley Heights, NJ, and finally at the Lyons VA in Lyons, NJ from 1976 to her retirement in 1987.

Edith is survived by her two sons, Michael Bolen of Rockaway Twp. NJ and Brian Bolen of Mansfield Center, CT and his wife Joan Dufek Bolen. Edith is also survived by her two grandchildren, Alexander and Sarah of Montville, NJ. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives, friends, and neighbors. Edith will be remembered as being a very kind and generous woman.

Edith requested no memorial service but the family may hold one at a later date. The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her during her last illness. Given Edith's love of dogs and cats, donations may be made to the Eleventh Hour Rescue, P.O. Box 218, Rockaway, NJ 07866. Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River is in charge of the arrangements. www.silvertonmemorial.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 13, 2017
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