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Melvin Jupiter


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Melvin Jupiter

AGE: 89 • Manchester

Melvin Jupiter of Manchester, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2017.

Born in New York City. Mel lived most of his life in Lakewood. It was here that he and his wife Rita raised their family. He was owner of Lakewood Aluminum Center for 25 years. At retirement he and Rita moved to Port Charlotte Florida, where they spent 10 enjoyable years, later returning to the area to be closer to family. Being with his family was always his greatest joy and he takes with him all the love they had for him.

Mel enjoyed all sports but especially had a fondness for golf and basketball and always kept up on the current Golf and NBA seasons. While attending Lakewood High School he was a member of the 1944-45 Basketball NJ state runner up team.

He served in the army and was assigned to Philippines at the end of WWII.

He is predeceased by his parents Phillip and Gussie Jupiter, his beloved wife Rita, son Brian and his brother Lawrence.

He is survived by his son Wayne and wife Maureen of Brick, daughter Laura Ostroff and husband Eddie of Manchester, daughter Cindy Spidaletto and husband Gregg of Jackson. And grandchildren Derek, Trevor, Megan, Brandon and Jaclyn.

He is also survived by his extended family members and lifelong friends.

The family will receive friends for a celebration of Mel's life on January 12, 2017 from 3-6 at the Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road (Route 571) Manchester, NJ 08759.

Cremation will be private. Visit andersoncampbellmanchester.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 10, 2017
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