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Edward G. Tapping


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Edward G. Tapping

AGE: 85 • Brick

Edward G. Tapping, 85, passed away Tuesday, April 4, surrounded by his loved ones. Born February 10, 1932 in Jersey City, he proudly served his country in the army in Korea as a young man. Edward held a long career as a tractor trailer driver for various companies throughout New Jersey. He married the love of his life, Gloria (nee Kleber) in 1954 and together they raised three children in Hazlet, NJ. Edward was a long time parishioner of St. Dominic Parish in Brick. He and his wife enjoyed traveling, most especially their ventures to Disney World in Florida.

Edward was predeceased by his wife, Gloria, and son-in-law, Joseph Maguire. He is survived by his children, E.C. Tapping and wife Danni, Cindy Maguire, and Kathy Martin and husband Robert, and his six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be at the Colonial Funeral Home 2170 Highway 88 Brick, NJ on Sunday, April 9 from 3:00 - 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, April 10 at 10:00 am in St. Dominic Church, 250 Old Squan Rd, Brick, NJ with interment immediately following at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Dominic Parish.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 7, 2017
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