William J. White
William J. White AGE: 82 • Hazlet William J. White, 82, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Atrium Health in Matawan. William was born on February 19, 1934 in Brooklyn, NY, and grew up in the Greenpoint section. On February 27, 1954, William married his wife, Edna, and they began their life together. In 1962, they relocated to W. Keansburg and soon after, moved to Keansburg, where they raised their family. Later in life, they retired to N. Fort Myers, FL, where they remained for 10 years, before returning to NJ, settling in Hazlet. Before retirement, William worked for the freight forwarding company Karr Ellis & Co. in Manhattan, NY, having started there when he was a teenager as a messenger and retiring as Vice President. William enjoyed playing poker, and was a walking encyclopedia when it came to information on boxing and baseball. He was also an avid NY Mets fan. His family lovingly described him as, "The Best Little Daddy, Grandpa, and Papa in the whole world!" He was predeceased by his parents, James White and Helen (Friel) White Casey, his beloved wife, Edna (Rougeau) White, and his siblings, Dolores White Murphy and James White. William is survived by his adoring daughters, Robin M. Linson and her husband, Thomas, of Hazlet, and Kelly Madden and her husband, Michael, of Keansburg, his dear brother, Robert White and his wife, Maria, of Middle Village, NY, his cherished grandchildren, William Linson, Theresa Linson, and Faith Madden, and his loving companion, Alice Bender of Hazlet. He will be deeply missed, but never forgotten. Family and friends are invited to visit on Thursday, October 20th from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 PM, and Friday, October 21st from 10 to 10:45 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 3269 State Rt./Hwy 35 N, Hazlet. Prayer service at the funeral home, Friday at approx. 10:30 AM. Entombment, Fair View Cemetery, Middletown. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com .
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