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Jurian M. Van Wie

Forked River - Jurian M Van Wie, age 88 of Forked River, NJ passed away on July 12, 2018 after a battle with Parkinson's Disease Dementia.

Jurian was born in Corinth, NY to George and Dorothy Van Wie. He graduated Corinth High School in 1948 and served in the Korean War from 1951-52. He was married to Marilyn Ann Benton for almost 50 years before she passed in 2001.

Jurian worked for AT&T for thirty years and retired in 1984. He was a loving father, husband and avid fisherman. He was a devout member of the Lacey Elk Club and was named Elk Of The Year in 1992.

Jurian is survived by his four children: Jana, Jurian Jr, James and Jeffrey and his eight grand children (Fred, Sara, Hannah, Jessica, Jane, Anna, Audrey and Ava). He is pre-deceased by his son Jon who passed away in 2003.

Viewing will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 4pm until time of service at 6 pm at Riggs Funeral Home 130 North Route 9, Forked River, NJ.

Memorial donations may be made to VNA hospice C/o Foundation department, 23 Main Street, Suite D1, Holmdel, NJ 07733 in Jurian's Memory.
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 14, 2018
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