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Thos. L. Shinn Funeral Home

10 Hilliard Drive, Manahawkin, NJ

OBITUARY

Edward M. Kolesar

April 11, 1943September 22, 2019
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Edward M. Kolesar, age 76, of Manahawkin, New Jersey passed away on Sunday September 22, 2019. Edward was born April 11, 1943 in Quebec, QC, Canada. Edward is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Nancy. He is also survived by his loving children, Kimberly (Edward) Cittadino of Manahawkin, NJ, Michael (Jeanine) Kolesar of Port Saint Lucie, Florida and Edward (Tiffany) Kolesar of Pottstown, PA and his precious grandchildren Ryan and Michael Shackleton and Jared Cittadino and Brynn (Matt) Puorro. His sibling, George (Elaine) Kolesar and many nieces and nephews. Edward was honorable discharged after serving four years of active service in the United States Army, and then served his country for an additional eighteen years in the United States Army Reserves. Edward worked as a salesman for the past 50 years and taking an early retirement. Ed was very active with the Special Police Dept. in Clark and Brick, NJ and he also worked as an EMT. Edward was a member of the American Legion Post 511, Ocean Acres Civic Association and the Romeo Club of Manahawkin. Ed was very active in the Ham Radio Association of Ocean County and loved making new contacts over the airwaves. Visitation on Wednesday, September 25, from 4:00pm-8:00pm at the Thos L. Shinn Funeral Home, 10 Hilliard Dr., Manahawkin, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on 11:00am Thursday, September 26, 2019 at St. Mary’s of the Pines Catholic Church, 100 Bishop Lane, Manahawkin. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beachview Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Edward’s name may be sent to: Stafford PBA Local 297, 260 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, NJ 08050.

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Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, September 25, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, September 26, 2019

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SAL BELLUCCI

September 26, 2019

Kim, Ed and family,
My deepest condolences at the passing of Ed.
It was my honor to assist Ed and your family during this difficult time. may God bless you and your family

Sal B. RN Bayada Hospice

Rosalind R Moore

September 24, 2019

Kim,
So sorry to hear the passing of your dad my God comfort you and your family during this time of sorrow. Please give your mom my condolences.
Love You ❤️🙏🏽
Roz

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