Friday, April 19, 2013
State Department of Corrections officer, husband, father of three
Friday, April 19
Joseph A. Glowacka III AGE: 32 • Lanoka Harbor Joseph A. Glowacka III, 32, of Lanoka Harbor, 8/27/80 - 4/16/13 Tragically passed away on Tuesday, April 16. He was a respected Senior Officer at Albert C. Wagner State Correctional facility in Bordentown, NJ. He grew up in Brick Township and was a graduate of Brick Memorial High School. Joe leaves behind three beautiful daughters: Camryn, 8, Alexis, 2 1/2, and Emily, 1, as well as his beloved and adoring wife, Jessica. He was predeceased by his father Joseph Adam Glowacka Jr. in 2001, and leaves his loving mother, Kathy, and brother, Brian behind. He is survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents, and friends who loved and respected his charismatic personality . He was a beautiful, …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Charles Wood, Sr. lived in Forked River for 14 years
Saturday, April 13
Charles Wood, Sr., 83, of Forked River passed away April 6 at Toms River Community Medical Center. Wood, a member of the Lacey Township Planning Board, was born in Trenton and lived in Hillsborough before retiring to Forked River, where he lived for 14 years, according to his obituary. “He loved the shore,” the obituary said, adding that it was Wood and his wife Esther’s dream to live by the ocean. Wood graduated from West Point, and served in Korea, Japan and various United States’ assignments. He was a member of the United States Military Academy Department of Mechanics and taught at the Academy before retiring. Wood also earned post-graduate degrees in environmental, civil and nuclear engineering from Iowa State University, Stevens …
Candles in hand, mourners walked through downtown Toms River in memory of Holt, 6
Mourners walked through downtown Toms River Friday night in memory of Brandon Holt, 6, who was killed in an accidental shooting earlier this week. Carrying white candles, community and family members walked from the Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals to Huddy Park, where the flames then were extinguished. Police blocked Main Street to vehicle traffic as mourners walked through the downtown. Among those present was Randel Holt, the victim's uncle, who said that the incident was an accident. He thanked the community for supporting his family. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Toms River, following visitation from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Services planned for Brandon Holt of Toms River, who was fatally shot Monday by a 4-year-old
Friends, family and community leaders tried to pull together Thursday as services were arranged for the 6-year-old Toms River boy who was fatally shot by a 4-year-old neighbor. Visitation for Brandon Holt will be held Friday, April 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m., as well as Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals in Toms River. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Toms River, according to Holt’s obituary. Community leaders also spoke of having a vigil on Saturday night, although such plans were not finalized as of Thursday morning. The community of St. Joseph Parish and School in Toms River is mourning the loss of its “beloved student," a …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Hayes died suddenly on Jan. 4
Monday, January 7
Kayla Marie Hayes, 22, of Lanoka Harbor died suddenly on Jan. 4, according to her obituary in the Asbury Park Press. Hayes, a licensed hairdresser, was born in Toms River but resided in Lanoka Harbor for most of her life, the obituary said. She is predeceased by both grandfathers, John Hayes Sr. and Robert Kennedy. Surviving are her parents, John Jr. and Maureen Hayes; her brother and best friend Stephen Hayes; her maternal grandmother Jean Kennedy and her paternal grandmother Marie Hayes. A Life Celebration will be held on Thursday, Jan. 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. with services at 7:30 p.m., in the Mastapeter Funeral Home located at 270 Atlantic City Blvd. in Bayville. The family has requested that everyone wear something pink, leopard print or…
Friday, January 4, 2013
The paralyzed Lacey firefighter and Union City police officer was laid to rest Friday
Before the casket draped with an American flag was placed on the back of a Lanoka Harbor fire truck to be transported to its resting place, bagpipes sounded to “Amazing Grace.” An emergency scanner went off with a member of the Ocean County Sherriff’s Department speaking in honor of Daniel Inglis Jr. “You will be sorely missed but not forgotten. Rest in peace Daniel,” the scanner said. Inglis, 25, of Lanoka Harbor — a police officer with the Union City Police Department and a volunteer with the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department — died on Monday, a year and six days after he suffered paralyzing injuries due to a motor vehicle accident. Inglis was transported by fire truck to the Lanoka Harbor Fire Department where a fireman’s funeral service …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Inglis, 25, who became a quadriplegic after a motor vehicle accident just more than a year ago, is being remembered as a "fighter" and "hero"
A viewing for Daniel Inglis will be held on Thursday, Jan. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Riggs Funeral Home on Route 9 North in Forked River. Inglis, 25, of Lacey Township died just more than one year after he suffered paralyzing injuries due to a motor vehicle accident. According to his obituary, Inglis died on Monday at his Lanoka Harbor home with his family by his side. Hundreds have written on Facebook in memory and honor of Inglis. He is being remembered as an “amazing young man,” “strong,” “kindhearted,” “fun” and “loving.” “God gained an amazing angel, a fighter, and a hero in heaven today,” Meghan Lee said on Facebook. “Dan had the ability to make each and every person smile. He reached out and helped so many people, …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Services for Daniel will be held at Riggs Funeral Home on Route 9 in Forked River from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3. The funeral service will be on Friday, Jan. 4 at the Lanoka Harbor
The Inglis family reported that Daniel, a former Union City cop and Lanoka Harbor firefighter who became a quadriplegic after a motor vehicle accident on Christmas Eve in 2011, has died. “This morning our beautiful son became an angel in Heaven, God needed him to protect us from above now,” the family wrote on the “Support for Daniel Inglis” Facebook page. “Daniel is at peace, it was his time, even though some might say he was too young, he accomplished so much, loved so many, and made an unforgettable impression on everyone he touched.” Daniel Inglis, 25, was leaving the Lincoln Tunnel when he got into a single-car accident and found himself in the Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City just more than a year ago. The 2006 graduate of …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Friends and family will gather at Riggs Funeral Home at 3 p.m. prior to funeral services at 5:30 p.m. for Dan DiFabio, 18, of Forked River
Friends and family will gather at Riggs Funeral Home at 3 p.m. prior to funeral services at 5:30 p.m. for Dan DiFabio, 18, of Forked River. DiFabio, a high school senior, was pronounced dead at his Forked River home on Tuesday. The circumstances surrounding his death have not been released. A friend, who asked to remain anonymous, made the above video in DiFabio’s memory. On Facebook, DiFabio has been remembered as a “sweetheart.” He was known for his smile and humor. Click here for his obituary. Counseling services will be available to students in need of assistance throughout winter break.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
A gathering of family and friends will be held at Riggs Funeral Home at 3 p.m. until the services at 5:30 p.m.
A funeral service will be held for Dan DiFabio on Saturday, Dec. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Riggs Funeral Home. DiFabio, 18, was pronounced dead at his Forked River home on Tuesday. The circumstances surrounding his death have not been released. DiFabio was a Lacey Township High School senior and was on the wrestling team, according to his obituary. He was a member of the Junk Yard Motocross Crew, American Motocross Association, enjoyed weight lifting and the Barnegat Bay. Born in Toms River, DiFabio was a lifetime Lacey Township resident. On Facebook, DiFabio has been remembered as a “sweetheart.” He was known for his smile and humor. “It truly is heart breaking this happened and I'll never understand it. However, I do know you were one of …