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John E. Holden

1959 - 2018
John E. Holden Obituary
John E. Holden

Old Bridge - John E. Holden, 59, of Old Bridge, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Madison Center in Old Bridge, NJ. Born in Perth Amboy, he lived in Lawrence Harbor and Aberdeen Township. John played wheelchair basketball with the New Jersey Blue Devils. Many people knew him as N2OWN on Ham radio, and as Major Holden in Civil Air Patrol. John worked as a police dispatcher for Old Bridge, Matawan and Aberdeen Township.

He was predeceased by his older brother, William Holden and a sister, Patricia Pelo. He leaves behind his brother, Frank Holden, sister-in-law, Carol Holden and nieces, Jennifer and Sara all of Rumson; ex-wife, Jeri Holden of Morganville; his deceased brother, William's family in Texas; sister-in-law, Carol Holden and nieces, Danielle and Christine; niece, Dawn McCauly and her husband, Patrick, and their child, Ashley; nephew, Paul Pelo; and friends and staff at Madison Center. He will be missed.

Visitation will be held at the Waitt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 501 Hwy 79, Morganville, NJ from 4:00 to 7:00 PM with his 7:00 PM funeral service to follow at the funeral home. Interment will be private. For information, directions or to offer condolence messages to the family, visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 23, 2018
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