William Anthony Soletto

November 5, 1927May 18, 2018

William A. Soletto, 90 of Manahawkin, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 at Hackensack Meridian Health-Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, NJ. William was born and raised in Plainfield NJ. William attended Plainfield High School. He served as an assistant coach for the Plainfield Blue Angels PAL football team for 17 years. He worked for the City of Plainfield traffic division for over 24 years and during his tenure also served as an auxiliary Police officer. “Bill” as everyone knew him was an avid woodworker in his spare time and after retirement followed that hobby, making everything from cabinets to lawn ornaments. He was also known as the “guy who had everything for fixing things”. If you ever needed something “ask Uncle Bill” was the normal comment. He is survived by his wife, Bertha Soletto of Manahawkin, NJ, His Son Herbert Soletto and daughter in law Ann Soletto of Manahawkin, Grandsons, Stephen Michael Soletto (Ashley) of Little Egg Harbor NJ, Bryan Soletto of Manahawkin, NJ and Great Grandchildren Luke Soletto and Kayla Soletto, children of Stephen and Ashley Soletto Family and friends are invited to attend his viewing Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 4:00 – 8:00pm at the Thos L. Shinn Funeral Home 10 Hilliard Dr Manahawkin N.J 08050 or Thursday May 24th @ 11am for a short mass at Funeral Home. Burial will be Private. Condolences may be sent to our website at



  • Visitation Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 24, 2018


  • Burial

William Anthony Soletto

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Anne Dempsey

June 1, 2018

Bill was a true friend we loved him and will NEVER forget him, never, he will always be in our thoughts!

Jan and Jim Neighbor

May 24, 2018

Jim and I were so sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was the life of First Street in Dunellen and we will never forget him. Our condolences to Bert, Herb and Ann, and Steve and Ashley. We are thinking of you.