Donald Lord Obituary

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Donald F. Lord

November 13, 1922 - August 25, 2010
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Donald F Lord, 87, of Fairway Mews, Spring Lake Heights & formerly of River Edge, NJ, returned to his Eternal Home on Wednesday August 25, 2010 at his home, surrounded by his devoted wife & loving family. Born on November 13, 1922 in the Bronx, NY, he was a graduate of Fordham Prep & Manhattan College. Upon entering WWII, Mr Lord served his country as an Officer in the United States Navy aboard the USS Harrison in the South Pacific, where he received medals for the European/Africia/Middle Eastern campaign, Asiatic Pacific Campaign,American Canpaign, China Service & Occupation Service in Asia. After serving his country, Mr Lord joined...
Donald F Lord, 87, of Fairway Mews, Spring Lake Heights & formerly of River Edge, NJ, returned to his Eternal Home on Wednesday August 25, 2010 at his home, surrounded by his devoted wife & loving family. Born on November 13, 1922 in the Bronx, NY, he was a graduate of Fordham Prep & Manhattan College.

Upon entering WWII, Mr Lord served his country as an Officer in the United States Navy aboard the USS Harrison in the South Pacific, where he received medals for the European/Africia/Middle Eastern campaign, Asiatic Pacific Campaign,American Canpaign, China Service & Occupation Service in Asia. After serving his country, Mr Lord joined the FBI as a Special Agent in Washington, DC. He was later transferred to the New York Office untill his retirement in 1977. He was extremely proud of his commitment & was devoted to the FBI. Whenever asked about cases, smiling, he would use the proverbial quote," If I told you, I would have to kill you".

After his retirement, Mr. Lord formed a partnership as a Government Consultant, speacilizing in private investigation & security issues for the Department of the State. After moving to Fairway Mews in 1980, Mr Lord became involved with the community serving on the local Board of Directors; was an avid golfer; one of the original FWM "Sharks" winning numerous awards and always known as a "true gentleman". For many years he volunteered in various positions at Jersey Shore Medical Center helping those in need. Mr. Lord was a dedicated Catholic & was a communicate of St. Catharine R.C. Church, Spring Lake, where he attended mass every Sunday & Holy Days. He will be greatly missed by those who loved him & by all who knew him.

Mr. Lord was pre-deceased by his first wife Irene(Foy)Lord & his brother Robert Clarkson Lord of NYC. He is survived by his wife Patricia(Murphy)Lord; his children, Christopher Lord & his wife Cholpon, Gypsum, CO.; John Lord & his wife Christina, Amherst, MA; his loving daughter, Patricia Lord, Sarasota, FL;granddaughters, Caroline & Clair Lord, Amherst, MA; his sister-in-laws, Mary Jane Lord, Sarasota, FL & Greta Foy, Austin, TX; his step-children, Denise Clayton & husband Jeff, Manasquan & Debra Bianco & her husband Robert, Pawtucket, RI; his step-grandson, Kyle Clayton and 23 nieces & nephews.

Visitation will be on Friday, August 27, 2010 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ. A Mass will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 11 am at St. Catharine R.C. Church in Spring Lake. Entombment will follow at St. Catharine Cemetery in Wall.

A celebration of Don's wonderful life, in the true Irish spirit, will be held a Doolan's Restaurant, Spring Lake Heights following services..

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