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Richard J. O'Connell Jr.

AGE: 69 •

Richard J. O'Connell Jr., 69, of Port St. Lucie, Florida, formerly of Toms River, NJ, passed away on January 11, 2017, in Florida.

He was born in Hoboken, NJ, and grew up in Butler, NJ. He lived in Toms River for many years until moving to Port St. Lucie, Florida, in July. Richard worked for MPG Transport in Port Newark, NJ, as a terminal manager for 21 years, retiring in 2011. He was a proud Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army.

Surviving is his wife Jeanette (Hornbaker) O'Connell of 41 years; two sons: Richard J. O'Connell and his wife Jaclynn of Toms River, and Jason O'Connell and his wife Shannon of Forked River; one daughter Jennifer O'Connell Caputo of Toms River; a brother Kevin O'Connell and his wife Mary of Franklin, NJ; one sister Sharon Searles of Newton, NJ; and seven grandchildren: Adyson, Joey, JJ, Caity, Amber, Ricky and Ryan.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 10AM until the service at 12 Noon, at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main Street, Toms River, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name may be made to The American Recreational Military Services, A.R.M.S., 37 Lake Avenue, Eatontown, NJ 07724.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 19, 2017
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