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Thomas A Furka

AGE: 60 • Forked River

Thomas A. Furka, 60, Forked River, passed away suddenly on Monday, June 5, 2017 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center with his loving family by his side.

Thomas, was born on March 5, 1957 in Jersey City, NJ before moving to Bayonne, Newark, and then finally settling in Forked River. More than anything, Thomas enjoyed helping people, making everyone laugh, and spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren, who were the light of his life.

Thomas is survived in life by his wife, Nancy Furka; son and his wife, Mark and Marissa Furka; daughter and her fiancé, Linda Furka and Nicholas Lampo; daughter and her fiancé, Nicole Furka and Raymond Robinson; three grandchildren Isabella, Mark Jr., and Adriana; two sisters Mary Ambrusz and Catherine Stesney; three brothers Peter Furka, James Furka, and Joseph Furka; nineteen nieces and nephews; and six grand-puppies.

He is predeceased by his parents John and Catherine Furka, brother John Furka, nephew John Furka Jr., mother and father-in-law Edward and Stella Novak, and brother-in-law Edward Novak Jr.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 9 from 5:00-9:00pm and 8:30-9:00am on Saturday June 10 at Riggs Funeral Home in Forked River, NJ. A funeral mass will follow on Saturday at St. Mary's Parish in Barnegat, NJ at 9:30am. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please make donations to: Lacey Township EMS/First Aid P.O. Box 289 Forked River, NJ 08731.
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 8, 2017
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