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Obituary of Thomas Wrocklage
Thomas J. "Bud" Wrocklage, 91 of Toms River, formerly of Saddle Brook, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Bud was a dedicated employee for the Coffin Turbo Pump Co. of Englewood, NJ and retired after 56 years of service. He was a proud veteran having served in the US Navy during World War II. He was a member of the VFW, Post 10185, the U.S.S. Macon Veterans Association, the Cruiser Sailors Association and the Navy Memorial Foundation. Bud was predeceased by his beloved wife Pauline.
Bud's greatest achievement was his family and he dedicated his life to them. He is extremely proud of his three children, Thomas Wrocklage and daughter in law Maryann, James Wrocklage and daughter in law Barbara and Christina Carroll and son in law Mark. He is also survived by three sisters, Pattie Faith, Carole Steinle and Kathy Wrocklage as well as 8 grandchildren; and 8 great grandchildren.
A celebration of his life will be held Monday from 4 to 8 pm at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave., Toms River, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am, Tuesday at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 130 St. Maximilian Lane, Toms River, NJ 08757. In lieu of flowers donations in Bud's memory to the American Cancer Society, 2310 Route 34 - #1D, Manasquan, NJ 08736 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101, would be appreciated.
Kedz Funeral Home began serving the Ocean County community in 1969, and for 32 years built it’s reputation by assisting area families with personal service and attention to detail.
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