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Matthew P. Bieda

Matthew P. Bieda, 85, of Little Egg Harbor, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Elizabeth before moving to Little Egg Harbor in 1990. He worked as a welder for Koch Steel, Carteret. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, was a member of the Mystic Island post of the American Legion and the Little Egg Harbor post of the VFW.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary M. Swaen Bieda of Little Egg Harbor; his sons, Matthew Bieda and his wife Karen of Little Egg Harbor, Michael Bieda of Hazlet, and Robert Bieda and his wife Jo-Ann of Barnegat; his sister, Vicky Petras of Tampa, FL; his grandchildren, Michelle and her husband Tom, John, Jonathan, Jordan, Bryan, and Matthew and his wife Cathleen; and his great-granddaughter, Summer. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and his American Legion and VFW brothers.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Maxwell Funeral Home, 160 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Matthew's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. For driving directions or to send condolences, please go to www.maxwellfuneralhome.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/app/obituary.aspx?n=matthew-p-bieda&pid=170529517&fhid=21815#sthash.ZltibrLG.dpuf
Matthew P. Bieda, 85, of Little Egg Harbor, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Elizabeth before moving to Little Egg Harbor in 1990. He worked as a welder for Koch Steel, Carteret. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, was a member of the Mystic Island post of the American Legion and the Little Egg Harbor post of the VFW.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary M. Swaen Bieda of Little Egg Harbor; his sons, Matthew Bieda and his wife Karen of Little Egg Harbor, Michael Bieda of Hazlet, and Robert Bieda and his wife Jo-Ann of Barnegat; his sister, Vicky Petras of Tampa, FL; his grandchildren, Michelle and her husband Tom, John, Jonathan, Jordan, Bryan, and Matthew and his wife Cathleen; and his great-granddaughter, Summer. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and his American Legion and VFW brothers.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Maxwell Funeral Home, 160 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Matthew's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. For driving directions or to send condolences, please go to www.maxwellfuneralhome.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/app/obituary.aspx?n=matthew-p-bieda&pid=170529517&fhid=21815#sthash.ZltibrLG.dpuf
Matthew P. Bieda, 85, of Little Egg Harbor, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Elizabeth before moving to Little Egg Harbor in 1990. He worked as a welder for Koch Steel, Carteret. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, was a member of the Mystic Island post of the American Legion and the Little Egg Harbor post of the VFW.

He is survived by his loving wife, Mary M. Swaen Bieda of Little Egg Harbor; his sons, Matthew Bieda and his wife Karen of Little Egg Harbor, Michael Bieda of Hazlet, and Robert Bieda and his wife Jo-Ann of Barnegat; his sister, Vicky Petras of Tampa, FL; his grandchildren, Michelle and her husband Tom, John, Jonathan, Jordan, Bryan, and Matthew and his wife Cathleen; and his great-granddaughter, Summer. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and his American Legion and VFW brothers.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Maxwell Funeral Home, 160 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Matthew's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. For driving directions or to send condolences, please go to www.maxwellfuneralhome.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/app/obituary.aspx?n=matthew-p-bieda&pid=170529517&fhid=21815#sthash.ZltibrLG.dpuf

Matthew P. Bieda, 85, of Little Egg Harbor, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in Elizabeth before moving to Little Egg Harbor in 1990. He worked as a welder for Koch Steel, Carteret. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, was a member of the Mystic Island post of the American Legion and the Little Egg Harbor post of the VFW. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary M. Swaen Bieda of Little Egg Harbor; his sons, Matthew Bieda and his wife Karen of Little Egg Harbor, Michael Bieda of Hazlet, and Robert Bieda and his wife Jo-Ann of Barnegat; his sister, Vicky Petras of Tampa, FL; his grandchildren, Michelle and her husband Tom, John, Jonathan, Jordan, Bryan, and Matthew and his wife Cathleen; and his great granddaughter, Summer. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and his American Legion and VFW brothers.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Maxwell Funeral Home, 160 Mathistown Road, Little Egg Harbor. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, April 11, 2014 at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Matthew's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. -

 

Frank Joseph Lofton

  

LOFTON, FRANK JOSEPH, 81 - of Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away at home on Saturday, January 4, 2013 after complications brought on by cancer. Born in Philadelphia, PA to Frank and Josephine Lofton, he was raised in Brooklyn, NY and was a graduate of Ford Hamilton H.S. in 1950. He lived in Staten Island and Middletown, NJ before retiring to Little Egg Harbor. Frank enlisted in the US Army in 1950 as a Wireman and served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1951 where he ran telephone lines from rear areas to the front lines. He was honorably discharged in 1953 as Corporal and went to work for New York Telephone Company for 30 years before retiring as Repair Foreman. Frank joined the Air National Guard in 1985 and retired in 1992 after 20 years of combined military service. He also received his Associates Degree in Applied Science from the Community College of the Air Force in 1992. Frank played semiprofessional and professional soccer with the New York Americans and was a certified Master Gardner from Rutgers Univ., he was involved in youth baseball and soccer for over 60 years, was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit in Tuckerton, NJ and was active in the VFW Post 316, American Legion Post 493 and Disabled American Veterans. He received Advanced National Diploma from National Soccer Coaches Assoc. of America, a Letter of Recognition from the mayor of Middletown Twp. for his involvement with youth soccer, he was a FIFA certified referee and received the Letter of Citation from the NJ State Senate for involvement with the Rainbow Foundation for children in distress. He is survived by his beloved wife Carol Ann Lofton, children Joseph, Paul, Tracy, Kerry, Laura and Frank, grandchildren Lynn, Megan, Jon-Vincent, Brendan, Connor, Kymberli, Eamom, Shannon, Brittney and Tristen and great-grandchildren Cody, Josh and Lexi. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 10:00am at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, Tuckerton. Viewing hours will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 from 2 to 4pm and 7 to 9pm and on Wednesday from 8:30am to 9:30am at Maxwell Funeral Home 160 Mathistown Rd Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087. maxwellfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Wounded Warriors Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org, or the VFW Post 316 30 Gifford Rd. Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 or Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit 220 E. Main St. Tuckerton, NJ 08087.

 

William J. Orvasky

 
 

William “Bill” J. Orvasky (Beer Man) age 73 of Little Egg Harbor passed away at home on February 14, 2013.  Bill moved here from Brooklyn, NY in 1990.  He was employed by both Little Egg Harbor and Eagleswood Twp. school boards in building services.  He served his country honorably in the US Army from 1961 until 1967; he was a member of VFW Post 316 and American Legion Post 493 of Little Egg Harbor.  Bill was a communicant at St. Theresa’s R.C. Church and enjoyed playing Bingo at St. Mary’s in Manahawkin, the American Legion Hall and Mainland Bingo in Pleasantville.   Bill was predeceased by his wife Elaine Gemmell Orvasky in 2002, his daughter Deborah Louise and his mother Edith Malzone.  He is survived by his children Linda Ann Orvasky Godman of LEH Twp and Lisa Marie Orvasky of Neptune; his adopted grandchildren Gianna, Sal and Michelle Orvasky and his grandchildren William Orvasky, Nicole Carter, Marie Godman, David Carter Thomas Orvasky and Robert Godman; his brother Anthony Malzone or Bonita Springs, FL.

Visitation will be Mon, Feb 18th from 6 to 8 PM at Wimberg Funeral Home 211 E. Great Creek Rd, Galloway, NJ (609) 641-0001.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Tues, Feb 19th at 11 AM at St. Theresa’s R.C. Church 450 Radio Rd, Little Egg Harbor, NJ where a final visitation will begin at 10 AM.  Burial with military honors will follow the Mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery on Beachview Dr. in Manahawkin.  For condolences, please visit wimbergfuneralhome.com.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in care of Anthony Malzone, 28878 Vermillion Lane, Bonita Springs, FL 34135.

 

 

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