February 20, 1928 – November 8, 2021
Stanley Owen Christenson, 93, of Manchester, NJ passed away on November 8, 2021, at Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ.
Stan was born and grew up in Staten Island, NY. He was a WWII Navy veteran, who proudly served his country. He had worked as a Captain for Exxon Shipping Co. for 36 years before retiring in 1984. Stan and Nan, his loving wife of 72 years, loved adventure and were fortunate to have traveled extensively throughout the world. They were awarded a plaque from Holland America Cruise Lines for traveling 65,000 sea miles. One of Stan's fondest memories of his travels was fishing in the Amazon River. Stan enjoyed fishing, especially on his boat “My Mistress” and taking long walks on the beach. He truly lived a life of no regrets.
Stan was predeceased by his wife Nan (2020). He is survived by his loving daughters, Robin and her husband Frank Langon and Sharon Wengryn; grandchildren, Jessica and her husband Anthony Desiderio, Allison Langon, Mackenzie Wolf and Peter Wengryn IV; great grandchildren, John Michael, Madelynn, Megan, Julia and Anthony. Forever in our hearts. Arrangements are under the care of Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, NJ.