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John "Johnny" Higgins

Wall Township - John Joseph Higgins known to family and friends as "Johnny" passed away on Dec. 2, 2017 at the age of 67.

Johnny was born on February 12, 1950 in Newark, lived in West Orange before moving to Manasquan at the age of 15 in 1965.

Johnny graduated from Manasquan High School along with his twin brother Jeffrey Higgins in June of 1968.

Johnny worked at several restaurants along the Jersey Shore as a bartender and waiter, as well as Marathon FL and San Francisco CA. He and his brothers Jeff and Stephen also owned and operated a restaurant in San Diego CA.

Johnny had a great zeal for life, and his family. He was a loving son, brother and uncle, who planned and participated in birthdays, holidays and special events. He loved spending time at the beach, and with his family and friends. Johnny will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Johnny is preceded in death by his parents John Joseph Higgins Sr. and Margaret Ann Higgins. His half-brother Bruce Perry O'Brien.

He is survived by his twin brother Jeffrey Higgins, and his wife Stacy McMinn of Amityville Long Island. His brother James Higgins, and his wife Lorri of Brick, and their two children Jessica Higgins, and her husband Jon Dzitko, and their two sons Thatcher and Lake of Peabody, MA, and Rory Higgins of Philadelphia. His brother Stephen Higgins and his wife Christina and their son Patrick of Belmar.

A private memorial service will be held for relatives and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to LADICIN NETWORK SCROTH CENTER 1701 Kneeley Blvd. Wanamassa, NJ 07712. (732-493-5900)
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 12, 2017
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