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Obituary of Hugh Brady, III
Hugh Michael Brady III, 68, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 in Toms River, New Jersey after a courageous battle with heart disease. He was born on October 30, 1949 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He graduated from St. Peter's Prep of Jersey City in 1967. Hugh served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service and achieved the rank of Sergeant. Hugh earned certification from the Academy of Advanced Traffic NYC and his bachelors degree from Thomas Edison State College. His civilian career focused on trucking and logistics. Hugh enjoyed fishing and boating. He was a member of the Gilford Park Yacht Club and the American Legion Post 129. He also enjoyed vacationing in St. Maarten, Florida Keys, Sanibel Island and Savannah, Ga. Hugh was an avid hockey fan and very much enjoyed watching his grandchildren participate in ice hockey, gymnastics and soccer. Hugh, son of Hugh M. Brady II and Rachel Casmano was predeceased by his parents.
Surviving are his wife, Terry Rodgers Brady; his daughter Christina Murphy and her husband David; his son, Hugh M. Brady IV; and his grandchildren Brayden and Aileen. Also surviving are his siblings, Richard Brady and his wife Liz, James Brady, Kathleen Brady, Brian Brady, Jane Brady, and Robert Brady and his wife Jen. Hugh was also loved by his nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm on Monday, August 20, 2018 at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Avenue in Toms River. Family and friends are asked to please honor Hugh in wearing Hawaiian shirts or attire.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at St. Justin the Martyr Roman Catholic Church, 971 Fischer Boulevard in Toms River. Burial will follow at The Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Hugh M. Brady III to Deborah Hospital Foundation at https://www.deborahfoundation.org/donate. You may also register as an organ & tissue donor in honor of Hugh at www.NJSharingNetwork.org.
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.
Phone: (732) 349-1234