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Mrs. Lila Justus

AGE: 83 • Lakewood

Lila A. Justus, age 83, of Lakewood died on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune. Born in North Bergen, she grew up in Hackensack and lived in Eatontown for many years before settling in Lakewood in 2006.

Prior to her retirement in 2000, she was a Supply Manager at Naval Weapons Station Earle, Colts Neck, for over 25 years. A member of the Presbyterian Church of Toms River, she enjoyed crafting and collectibles, particularly dolls and her Christmas village.

She is survived by her children, Bill Justus and his wife Lyda of Houston, TX, Tracey Celmer and her husband Michael of Toms River, and Nathan Justus and his wife Daisy of LaGrange, WY; her grandchildren, Amy Wheeler, Jennifer Justus, Mike Celmer, and Jess Celmer; her great grandchild, Declan Wheeler and Reid Fowler; her sisters, Lois Sprigg and her husband Dick of Cincinnati, OH and Arlene Zotollo of Saddle Brook, NJ; and her beloved 13 year old Bichon, Tookie; and numerous nieces and nephews and their children.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 12 noon at the Presbyterian Church of Toms River, 1070 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, and interment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park. For those who would prefer a memorial contribution in lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider the Presbyterian Church of Toms River.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 6, 2017
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