Peter Kolbrener

April 18, 1929March 23, 2018

Peter Jack Kolbrener passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March 23, 2018 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick, NJ. He was 88 years old. Born and raised in the Bronx, he served in the Korean War as an MP. He moved to Matawan in 1963 with his wife Adele, where they raised their family. They also lived in Oceanport for 10 years before moving to Lakewood in 1996. Surviving him are his wife Adele of 60 years, his children, Rhonda Golub and her husband Barry, Bruce Kolbrener and his wife Lauren and Jeff Kolbrener. He adored his 5 grandchildren, David, Josh, Jacob, Max and Lexi. He loved doing crossword puzzles, playing cards and golf. Funeral services will be held at D’Elia Funeral Home, Hwy 70 and Vermont Ave, Lakewood, NJ on Wednesday, March 28 at 11AM. Internment will follow at Brigadier General William C Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Deborah Hospital in Peter’s name.

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  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Commital Service Wednesday, March 28, 2018

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Chuck Opramolla

March 27, 2018

I only had the pleasure of seeing Mr. Kolbrener a handful of times, but was traveling with Bruce many times in the car while we worked together and heard the 2 of them speaking on the phone.

Mr. K was obviously extremely proud of Bruce, and the entire family; likewise, Bruce told me many great stories about both his Mom & Dad, and cared deeply for them both.

I could identify, since my Dad also was a Bronx boy from that same era- so I know what a loss this is, and you all have our prayers and support as you honor the memory of Peter Kolbrener- a truly good, good man.