Trent W. Abel, age 41, of Point Pleasant Boro, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at his residence. Born in Greenfield, MA, he resided in the Toms River and Lakewood, NJ areas for 36 years before moving to Point Pleasant 3 years ago. He was a US Marine Corps Veteran of the Gulf War. After graduating from Lakewood High School, Trent received his Bachelor of Arts from Georgian Court University. He was a retired Special Education Teacher for the Jackson Township Public School System, having served the district for over 11 years. Trent was the former owner and operator of Trent's Mobile Detailing.
He is survived by his parents Gene and Carol Abel; 2 sons, Jason and Matthew Abel; a brother, Todd Abel and his wife Tina ; a sister, Tara Olivia and her husband Michael; 2 nieces, Martina and Siena; 2 nephews, Michael and Jordan, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Relatives and friends will be received on Thursday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the D'Elia Funeral Home, Rte. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. A private interment will take place at a later date in the BG William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Abel Children's Trust, 12 Hill Ridge Place, Lakewood, NJ 08701. For further information or to post a tribute online, please visit www.deliafuneralhome.com.