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Robert J. Freeman

AGE: 59 • Manchester

Robert J. Freeman 59 of Manchester passed away December 29, 2016.

Surviving are his wife Susan J. Scott Freeman, brother Gary Freeman, sister in law and brother in law Diane and Martin Ettinger, nephew Benjamin and his wife Yoon Ettninger and niece Lauren Fischer and her husband Casey. Robert had many other relatives and friends, he will be sorely missed by all who knew him. With 40 years of experience, Mr. Freeman is

internationally recognized as an expert in emergency response systems and vehicles. He was also appointed to the Board of Advisors of the Henry Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at the University of New Haven, CT. Prior to founding First Priority Emergency Vehicles, Mr. Freeman was the Director of Emergency Medical Services at

UMDNJ University Hospital, managing the state's largest pre-hospital care system. Mr.

Freeman earned a BS degree in fire science technology from Jersey City State College

and an MS degree in public administration from Rutgers University Graduate School of

Management. He was a fire fighter for the Roselle Fire Department, an EMT for the Roselle First Aid Squad and the Mobile Intensive Care Director - M.E.T.S - Union Hospital.

Visiting will be Tuesday 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday January 4, 2016 at St. Luke's RC Church, Toms River, arrive at the funeral home 8:15am. Cremation will be Private. In lieu of flowers donations to the St. Jude's Children Hospital PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101 would be appreciated.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 2, 2017
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