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Edward P. Valente

AGE: 87 • Hazlet

Edward P Valente, 87, of Hazlet, NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on September 16, 2017. He was born in Scranton, PA and lived in Hazlet for 59 years. Ed worked as a Tool Maker for General Motors in Clark for 34 years before retiring in 1992. He was a basketball coach for many years for the Hazlet Youth Athletic League. He enjoyed cooking and gardening. Above all things, he was a devoted grandfather who loved watching his grandchildren.

Surviving are his loving wife of 61 years, MaryJo; daughter and son-in-law, Karen and James Donovan; son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Brenda Valente; daughter-in-law, Marie Valente; grandchildren, Paul, Vianna, Emily, Sara, Krista, Nicole, Melaina, and Danielle Valente; brother and sister-in-law, Edwin and AnnValente.

Edward was preceded in death by his son, John Valente, and his brother, Anthony Valente.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017, from 4-8 p.m. at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 10:15 a.m at St. Ann's RC Church, Carr Ave., Keansburg. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Middletown.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Edward's name to a your own favorite charity. For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Sept. 21, 2017
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