OBITUARY

Walter Richard Edick, Jr.

September 10, 1935September 26, 2018

Walter Richard Edick, Jr., 83, of Manasquan, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick Twp. Born in Manasquan, Walter was a lifelong resident. He was a Teacher and coach on the Marlboro, Howell and more recently in the Manasquan Public School system for many years, totaling 40 years in all. During that time, he coached Football, Basketball, Softball and Wrestling. His teaching and coaching were very important to him. He was also an Archery Instructor. He also coached the Manasquan town Girls Softball Teams. He volunteered and was involved in the local Boy Scouts and Jersey Shore Girl Scouts. In his early years, he was the Beach Registrar of Manasquan from the late 1960’s through the early 1980’s. He was a civil engineer at Fort Monmouth. He raised Champion Siberian Huskies and wrote the “Dog Show” column for the Asbury Park Press in the early 1960’s and early 1970’s. He was an avid reader and very knowledgeable of the Civil War. He was also a Champion Chess player. Above all, Walter loved his family very much.

Walter is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Debra nee Thomson Edick and his four children, Matthew, Becca, Jake Edick and Tammy Bennett. Also surviving is a granddaughter Stephanie Bennett, a brother Lee Edick and a sister Urilla Hills and her husband Darryl, and his brother-in-law, Ricki Thomson, & sister in law Marcy Thomson. Service and Committal are private. The Neary Quinn Funeral Home, Manasquan is in charge of arrangements.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, October 2, 2018
  • Committal Service Tuesday, October 2, 2018
REMEMBERING

Walter Richard Edick, Jr.

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Dawn Springer

September 30, 2018

Walter and Debbie were our neighbors when we lived in Manasquan. Always very kind and giving. Walter (Wally) helped me out once when my son locked my daughter in her bedroom. The lock froze and we couldn't unlock it to get her out. He didn't hesitate and came over to help. This was the type of man he was and the type of family they are. So very sorry to hear of his passing. I know he will be missed. Our thoughts and Prayers go out to you all.
Thinking of you-
The Springer Family
Joe, Dawn, Caitlin, Ben and Grace

FROM THE FAMILY