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William J. Harrison Jr.

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William J. Harrison Jr. Obituary
William J. Harrison Jr.

Bay Head

William J. Harrison Jr. of Bay Head, NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on November 29, 2016. Born in Elizabeth, NJ to the late William and Mary Harrison. He was raised in Elizabeth NJ. Upon his marriage to Jeanne M. O'Brien, they resided in Springfield NJ for many years. William was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He worked for NJ Bell as a Staff Manager at their Headquarters in Newark and then was transferred to the AT&T lnternational Engineering Division. While in Springfield he was an usher and Trustee at St. James RC Church and a Charter Member and Warden for the Springfield Knights of Columbus #5550. Upon his retirement, he moved to his summer home in Bay Head in 1993 and worked for the Gloria Nilson Realty.

William became a member of the Sacred Heart RC Church in Bay Head. He was a Lector, Eucharistic Minister and belonged to the Holy Name Society. He was on the Executive Board of the BHIA (Bay Head Improvement Association). He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jeanne, two daughters, Diane Covello and her husband Joseph, Patricia Steinberg and her husband Richard all of Basking Ridge, NJ, and four grandchildren, Joseph and Colleen Covello and Haleigh and Patrick Shrensel.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016, from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Colonial Funeral Home, 2170 Highway 88, Brick. Family and friends will meet on Saturday at 10:00 am at Sacred Heart RC Church, 751 Main Ave., Bay Head, for a Mass of Christian Burial, followed by interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle, NJ. Condolences can be sent to the family at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 30, 2016
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