Gerard Haefeli Obituary

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Gerard A. Haefeli

September 29, 1924 - July 5, 2013
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TOMS RIVER – Gerard A. Haefeli died Friday, July 5, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. He was 88. Born in Brooklyn, he resided in Westfield for 39 years before settling in Toms River 12 years ago. Prior to retiring in 1989, he was a Chemical Engineer for GAF in Wayne. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, PA and his Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Gerard was a parishioner of St. Luke's RC Church in Toms River and was also an avid golfer. Surviving is his loving wife of 67 years, Marguerite Hope; 6 children: Kathleen (John) Jones...
TOMS RIVER – Gerard A. Haefeli died Friday, July 5, 2013 at home surrounded by his family. He was 88.

Born in Brooklyn, he resided in Westfield for 39 years before settling in Toms River 12 years ago.

Prior to retiring in 1989, he was a Chemical Engineer for GAF in Wayne. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, PA and his Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.

Gerard was a parishioner of St. Luke's RC Church in Toms River and was also an avid golfer.

Surviving is his loving wife of 67 years, Marguerite Hope; 6 children: Kathleen (John) Jones of Orwigsburg, PA, Patricia (James) Heimlich of Long Beach Island, Marguerite Bowdish of Brick, Annette (Alan) Hergert of Westfield, Bernadette (Thomas) Harney of Brick, and Michael (Sandra) Haefeli of Beachwood; 10 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; a sister, Marion Schroeder of Annapolis, MD; and 2 nephews: David & Joseph Maxcy.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 9:15AM at St. Luke's RC Church, Toms River. Interment will follow at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Toms River.

Friends may call at D'Elia Funeral Home, Rte. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9PM. For more information, or to post a tribute online please visit www.deliafuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Van Dyk Hospice, 99 Route 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755.

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