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Edward J. Wilson


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Edward J. Wilson

AGE: 88 • Wall Township

Edward J. Wilson, 88 of Wall Township passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune.

Mr. Wilson was born in Newark and had been a resident of Wall Township since 1959. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1948 until his honorable discharge in 1952. Mr. Wilson went on to become a Tool & Die Maker at New Departure-Hyatt Bearing Division, General Motors in Clark, NJ until 1988. He was employed by the Wall Township Public Works at the Wall Township North Recycling Center; a job he thoroughly enjoyed. Most residents of North Wall will fondly recall his assistance and pleasant smile when delivering items to the facility. He belonged to the Manasquan Elks, the American Legion, was a UAW Union Retiree and an avid New York Yankees fan.

Mr. Wilson was predeceased by his wife Grace Marie McCumber Wilson in August 2006 and his parents Edward and Anna Horak Wilson.

He is survived by his sons, Edward A. and his wife Mary Wilson of Wilmington, NC, Thomas M. Wilson of Wall Township, his daughter Dorothy A. Wilson of Wall Township and three grandchildren.

In keeping with Mr. Wilson's wishes, a private funeral service was held on Monday, August 14, 2017 at the O'Brien Funeral Home, Wall Township with burial in St. Catharine's Cemetery, Sea Girt.

Memorial Donations may be made to Jersey Shore Dream Center, Diaper Pantry, P.O. Box 94, Belmar, NJ 07719.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 27, 2017
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