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William J Whalen Jr.

Age: 83

Date of Death: June 10, 2019

Atlantic Highlands, NJ

William J. Whalen Jr (aka Red) was a beloved Husband, Uncle, Godfather, Cousin and Friend. Red grew up in Wallington NJ and served in the Army from 1956 – 1958. After the Army he married his childhood sweetheart and worked in the carpentry field. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was always there to help. He loved fishing, traveling, caring for his Elsa dogs, doo wop music, his 57 T-Bird and creating masterpieces with stained glass. Bill was predeceased by his beloved wife Lorraine and is survived by his nieces Susan and Kathy and her husband Paul. He will also be missed by his great nephews Joey, Billy and Thomas, great-niece Paige, great grand-nieces Hailee and Zoe and all his extended family and friends. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at his regular Thursday night spot, The New Monmouth Diner. Please contact Kathy for details. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill’s honor to his favorite charity: The Popcorn Park Zoo 1 Humane Way Forked River, NJ 08731 https://www.ahscares.org/ContentPage/1667