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Edward A. Marley

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Mr. Edward A. Marley

AGE: 89 • Spring Lake Heights

Edward A. Marley, 89, of the Fairway Mews community of Spring Lake Heights, died peacefully Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at his home with his family by his side.

Born in Jersey City, he resided there until moving to Fairway Mews 22 years ago. Mr. Marley graduated from St. Peter's Prepartory School, Georgetown University and later studied at Seton Hall University. Mr. Marley was an Insurance Broker for Marsh & McLennan Company, New York City, retiring in 1985. He was a member and past president of the University Club of Jersey City and an original member of the Hudson South Men's Club. Mr. Marley was a communicant of St. Catharine/St. Margaret Catholic Church, Spring Lake, where he served as an usher at St. Margaret Church for 15 years.

Edward is survived by his spouse, Francis Hourigan Marley and a sister, Gertrude Marley, Jersey City. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting will be on Sunday 2-6 PM at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Highway 35, Wall. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 AM at St. Catharine Catholic Church, 215 Essex Ave., Spring Lake. Interment will follow in St. Anne Cemetery, Wall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Francis Bread Line, 135 West 31st St, New York, NY 10001-3439. For further information or to send condolences to the family, please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press from May 29 to May 31, 2014
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