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Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home

703 Main Street, Toms River, NJ

OBITUARY

Alfred O LARSEN

January 18, 1929November 28, 2019

Alfred O. Larsen, 90, of Toms River, NJ, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2019, at his son's home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Seaside Park, NJ, and was a lifelong resident of Seaside Park and Pelican Island. Alfred proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He owned and operated Larsen's Shell on Route 37 in Toms River and was a member of Sunrise Lodge #288 F. and A.M. in Toms River and was also a Shriner. His greatest role in life was Dad and Grandpa. Alfred treasured and loved his family. He will be dearly missed by both family and friends. Alfred was predeceased by his wife Marcia Larsen in 1997. He is survived by his four children: son Steven Larsen and wife Jeanine of Lanoka Harbor, son Chuck Larsen of Toms River, daughter Linda Adams and husband Lenny of Toms River, and daughter Claire Whaley and husband Brian of Port Republic, NJ. Alfred is also survived by his brother Bruce Larsen of Toms River, his sister Eleanor Lane and husband Larry of Toms River, nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 3rd from 6 to 9 PM, and Wednesday 10:30 to 11:30 AM at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Toms River. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Toms River Rotary Club Charitable Foundation, 1358 Hooper Avenue, Suite 319, Toms River, NJ 08753 or a charity of one's choice.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Visitation Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  • Committal Service Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Memories

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Deborah Warren

December 4, 2019

So sorry to hear of Uncle Al passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Robert and Debbie Warren

Ellen Hartman

December 1, 2019

Al was such a great friend. He was our best man when we married 41 years ago. We will miss him, but are thankful for the memories of all the fun we had together....road trips, playing cards on Saturday nights, pizza from Klees, family gatherings, dinners out, Super Bowl parties.

Ellen and Pete Hartman

Peter Smith

November 30, 2019

God Bless Mr. Larsen. He worked the little store in the Larsen Shell on 37 for years. At the time, it was the only place to buy gas in that area. I'm from Seaside and I passed it and stopped in daily. I was so mad when it sold! What a nice man. Rest in Peace.

Barbara Warren Kesser

November 30, 2019

Sending love to the entire Larsen family. We've lost our patriarch, a man whose twinkling eyes and smiling face I will always remember. Because of dad, Roger Warren, whisking us away to far places, my memories of Uncle Al are widely spaced in time...usually 3-4 years. Whenever we returned 'home' to Seaside (Nana's house), we always made our first stop the gas station by the bridge, which in my memory will always be Gulf. I remember spending the night with Claire at the Pelican Island house, with the pool!! so jealous lol. Nana & Pop raised a good crew of kids: John, Al, Eric, Bruce, Eleanor, Nancy (mom), and June. All with those smiling eyes and kind souls, but serious stoic Nordic personalities. Alfred Olaf Larsen was named for two of his father Johan/John's brothers, back in West Farsund, Norway. I will miss him.