Nathan F. Grippi Jr.

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Nathan F. Grippi, Jr., 77 of Toms River, passed away at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. In addition to serving in the US Army Reserves for 5 years, Nathan was a paper manufacturer sales representative for several companies including Westvaco, Gentech, Indian Head, Minigrip, Illinois Tool Works, and Canover. He retired in 1999 after 42 years. His focus in life was his family whom he loved. He was a baseball coach and enjoyed watching ice hockey with his son who participated in the sport. He loved providing childcare for his grandchildren as well as traveling with family. Nathan was an avid sports fan especially for the Yankees and the Giants. Nathan was born and raised in New York City. He attended Baruch College, City College of New York earning his bachelors degree. He lived in Marlboro, NJ for 20 years before moving to Toms River in 2002, and was a communicant of St. John's Catholic Church of Lakehurst. Surviving are his wife of 51 years, Charlotte Nusbaum Grippi; daughter Karyn Grippi of Toms River; two sons, Gary Grippi of Toms River, Mark Grippi and Kitty Tang of Avondale, AZ; grandchildren, Shane, Sydney and Sienna Stolz, Ethan and Samantha Grippi; cousins Kenneth Garvey of Massapequa, NY, Mary Pat Jay and Robert Jay of Paramus, NJ. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm on Friday August 28 at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 9 am Saturday August 29 at St. John's Catholic Church, 619 Chestnut Street, Lakehurst, NJ. In Lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to , PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908, The Arthritis National Research Foundation, 200 Oceangate, Suite 830, Long Beach, CA 90802 or , Parkinson's Research, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 would be appreciated.



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Kedz Funeral Home
1123 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753
732-349-1234
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 25, 2015
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