William J. Hudson
AGE: 89 • Basking Ridge
William J. Hudson, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at the Somerset Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Bound Brook, NJ surrounded by his daughters. Mr. Hudson was born in Newark, grew up in Stirling, NJ and resided in the Millington section of Basking Ridge since 1942. William served his country proudly during WWII in the U.S. Army Air Corp. Mr. Hudson was employed by Jesern Enterprises in Picataway, NJ as a plastics technician retiring in 1980. Bill loved the outdoors and could often be found tending his wonderful garden and befriending nature's many animals.
He is survived by daughters, Patricia Olivo and her husband Kenneth, of Bridgewater, NJ, Cynthia Hudson Young, of Hillsborough, NJ; son, William J. Hudson, Jr. of Jacksonville, North Carolina; 7 grandchildren, Kenny, Gina, Meghan, Brandon, Dynah, Billy, Sean; two great grandchildren, Haley and Katelyn. He is also survived by his sister, Irene Hudson, Ft. Meyers Fl, a nephew, Vincent, and several other nieces and nephews. Bill is predeceased by his brother Theodore.
Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Sat. April 2 at 10AM at the Shrine of St. Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ. A visitation will be held on Friday April 1 at the Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 South Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ from 2-4 and 7-9PM. For further information or to light a candle and leave a message for the family please visit www.gcfuneralhome.com
or call (908)766-0250.
Published by Courier News on Mar. 31, 2011.