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Theodore Henry Feindt Jr. Obituary
Theodore Henry Feindt, Jr.

AGE: 78 • Fort Myers, Fla

Theodore H. Feindt Jr., 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 2, 2017 in Fort Myers, Fla. after a long heroic battle with cancer. He bravely participated in numerous clinical trials to further research in hopes of helping future generations. Ted, as he liked to be called, was born in Newark NJ in 1939. He graduated high school from St. Benedict's Preparatory School in Newark in 1957 and in 1961 he graduated from St. Vincent College in LaTrobe, PA.

He joined the United States Air Force after college and became a navigator serving 6 years on active duty for the Military Air Transport based in Dover, Delaware. In 1967 he joined the New Jersey Air National Guard 150th Squadron based at McGuire Air Force Base. Ted retired his navigator wings in 1989 from the 150th Air Refueling Squadron. Many of his fondest memories came from working with his fellow aviators. Ted started working for the Internal Revenue Service as a revenue agent in the Newark District in 1967. He was promoted to a Group Manager and then to Chief, Review Staff. He retired in 2002 as an International Program Manager in the Retail, Food and Pharmaceutical LMSB program.

Ted dearly loved his family, fine dining, travel, great conversation, history, photography, golf and the U.S. Air Force. He was predeceased by his parents, Theodore H Feindt Sr. and Elizabeth Feindt and a brother, Edward Feindt. Ted is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Kathryn Mautner (Michael), Krista Karagias, and Theodore H. Feindt III (Gaye) and his wonderful grandchildren, Erica Leone (James), Kelly Karagias, James Karagias, Theodore H. Feindt IV and Zachary Feindt. Ted also leaves behind a lasting legacy in 2 great grandsons, Noah Byrnes and Joshua Leone. He leaves numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Mass was held in Fort Myers, Fla. at St. John XXIII Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Visitation will be held at Damiano Funeral Home, 191 Franklin Ave. in Long Branch on Tuesday, November 14, from 5-8 pm. Funeral Wednesday, November 15, 9 am at the funeral home with a service to begin at 9:30 am. Interment will follow at William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Arneytown at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Benedict's Preparatory School, 520 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ 07103 or make a gift online at sbp.org. You may leave a condolence for the family by visiting www.harvey-engelhardt.com or damianofuneralhome.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 12, 2017
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