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Erwin B. Worrell

AGE: 92 • West Allenhurst

Erwin B. Worrell, 92, West Allenhurst, went home to be with the Lord on Mon, Jan. 8, 2017. He was born in Atlantic City to the late Clarence & Rebecca Worrell, & grew up in Bradley Beach. After graduating from Asbury Park High School, he joined the US Army Air Force. He participated in over 35 missions over enemy territory & was awarded the fourth Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal & the Distinguished Service Medal for meritorious service in WWII in air combat. After being honorably discharged in 1945, he worked as an automotive mechanic for the US Army at Ft. Monmouth, then attended the US Army Signal School of Ft. Monmouth where he became a Photo-offset Press operator, Machinist Mechanic, & Division Safety Representative. Erwin is predeceased by his wife, Elaine Anna Worrell, of whom he was married to for 59 years. He is survived by his children, Susan Richards (wife of Bruce) of PA; Kenneth Worrell of GA; Cynthia Brooks of MO; Stephen Worrell (husband of Kathy) of NM; his brother, Robert Worrell and sister Patricia Newman. Also, 11 grandchildren, & 18 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Timothy Worrell, and his sister, Betty Worrell. A memorial service will be held on Sat, April 29, at 1 PM at the 1st Baptist Church, 508 3rd Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ. Visitation will follow the service. Francioni, Taylor & Lopez handled the arrangements.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 23, 2017
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