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Quinton W. Edwards

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Quinton W. Edwards

AGE: 86 • Forked River

Quinton William Edwards, 86, of Forked River peacefully passed away at his home on Friday, January 27, 2017. He was born in Montclair, formerly of Bloomfield, Middletown and Barnegat and had resided in Forked River since 2002. He was a member of the Marine Reserves during his high school years, later, serving in the U.S. Army from 1948-1949. He worked as an insulator for the Asbestos Workers Local #32 of Highland Park. Quinton was a member of the Pheasant Run Home Owners Association and Sprinkler Committee as well as active in their Fan Club. He liked gardening, playing at the casinos and games of bocce, pool and shuffleboard. He was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather and found much enjoyment spending time with all of his family. Quinton will be remembered for his quick wit and sense of humor.

Mr. Edwards was predeceased by his wife, Janet Joan Edwards (Zavist). He is survived by his loving children, William and Karen Edwards of Middletown, Robert Edwards of Keansburg, Kathleen and Paul Grobelny of Middletown, Doug and Dorothy Edwards of Barnegat; grandchildren, William and Jocelyn Edwards, Christopher Edwards, Sharlene Edwards, Cody Edwards, Jesse Edwards, Tara Bowers, Caitlin Edwards, Erin Edwards, Brian Edwards, Pat Edwards, Lauren and Eric Dean, Paul and Kate Grobelny, Thomas Grobelny, Steven and Kelly Grobelny, Victoria Edwards and Cali Edwards; great grandchildren Brynn Peda and Logan Grobelny. He is also survived by his loving friend and companion, Lorraine Egan.

A Viewing will be held on Monday, January 30, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm and Tuesday from 10-10:45 am at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Rt. 9, Forked River, NJ 08731. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered at 11:00 am at St. Pius X RC Church, 300 Lacey Rd., Forked River. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Edward's memory to , P.O. Box 100, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 29, 2017
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