September 23, 1925 – June 4, 2012
Raymond Ashkenis, 86 , of Whiting, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2012, at Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood. Born in Bayonne, he lived in Middletown before moving to Whiting 12 years ago. Raymond worked for Standard Brands, Hoboken, NJ, with Inventory Control for many years. He later was employed as a store clerk for Foodtown, Toms River, until his retirement in 1992. He was a parishioner of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Whiting and a member of the Ceramics Club. He was a Veteran of WW II serving in the United States Navy. Raymond was an avid Mets and Giants fan and above all, was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his cherished family
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years, Marie on May 19, 2012 and his parents, David and Jean Ashkenis. Surviving are a son Raymond Ashkenis of Toms River; his daughter Mary Jean Priller and her husband Michael of Antioch, IL; his grandchildren Jessica, Justin, and Nicholas Ashkenis, Jon and Chris Longyhore, and Colby Priller; daughter-in-law Donna Ashkenis; brother-in-law and sister-in-law George & Patricia Milne of Neptune; and many caring nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St. Toms River. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 8, 2012, 11:00 am at St. Justin the Martyr RC Church, 975 Fischer Blvd., Toms River. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Middletown. Donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be made by visiting www.andesonandcampbell.com.
- Visitation Thursday, June 7, 2012
- Funeral Service Friday, June 8, 2012
- BURIAL WILL FOLLOW AT FAIRVIEW CEMETRY IN MIDDLETOWN
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Mary & Jack Flynn
June 7, 2012
We are so sorry,for yor loss.Ray was a great guy.
He and Marie are with God watching over all of you.
June 6, 2012
Ray,Donna,Jess,Justin and Nick....my deepest sympathy to you all for the loss of your Dad/Grandad. May you all draw consolation in knowing that he and your Mom/Grandmom are together for all eternity and watching over their beautiful family.
Kathy DeCarlo (Fanelli), Port St Lucie, Florida
Linda Ann Horvath
June 6, 2012
Words alone cannot express, how deeply sorry I am for your loss. Uncle Ray was such a wonderful man. Eternal rest grant to him and Aunt Marie. My prayers are with all of you.
Joseph & Linda Austin
June 5, 2012
Ray & Mary ,we know they are together,in God's hand, peaceful , happy & pain free. Our prayers are for you & family ,we will all miss them. God Bless all.
June 5, 2012
Dear Ray & Mary, I am so very sorry to learn of the passing of your Dad (and shocked that your Mom had recently passed also). I knew your Dad thru working with your Mom at Middletown Twp. He was a wonderful guy and will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May they both rest in peace together. Sincerely, Mary V. Clancy