Category Archives: Obituaries

In Memoriam: Former Longtime Fair Havenite, RFH ’58 Grad, Navy Vet, Harvey Stewart, 80

Former longtime Fair Havenite, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School (RFH) graduate and U.S. Navy vet, Harvey Stewart, more recently of Long Branch, passed away peacefully on Jan. 29. He was 80.

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In Memoriam: Former Longtime Little Silver Resident, Riverview Volunteer, Nancy MacConnell, 92

Former longtime Little Silver resident, Nancy Ann Birkenmeier MacConnell, more recently of Middletown, passed away at home on Jan. 25. She was 92.

Nancy MacConnell
Photo/family via Thompson Memorial Home

“Nancy was a 65-year member of the Tower Hill Presbyterian Church where she was a deacon from 2002 to 2004. She was a volunteer at Riverview Medical Center where she was president of the Ladies Auxiliary from 1950 to 1960. She was a member for 35 years of the Surfrider Beach Club and later at
Sands Beach Club in Sea Bright.

She was a true nature lover feeding all of the deer and wildlife in her backyard but her favorite was her dog Heidi.”

Loved ones of Nancy MacConnell in her obituary

Nancy was predeceased by: her parents, Robert and Elizabeth Birkenmeier; her sister, Betsy Mueller; brother R. Barrett Birkenmeier; her husband, Donald W. MacConnell, in 1996; and her son, Wylie, in 1960.

She is survived by: her children, Melissa and husband James Sullivan, Debbie and husband Tom Doremus, Peter and wife Cathy MacConnell, and Nancy and husband David Wikoff; her grandchildren, Sean, Shannon, Caitlin, T.D., Taylor, Kristyn, Blaire and Brian; and great-grandchildren, Cole, Teagan, Rhys, Camryn, Tessa, Ruby, Saylor and Brody.

All arrangements are private. Donations to the Monmouth County SPCA, 260 Wall Street, Eatontown, NJ 07724 would be appreciated.

— Edited obituary prepared by family via Thompson Memorial Home

In Memoriam: Red Bank Resident Lou Maresca, 96

“When through one man a little more love and goodness, a little more light and truth comes into the world then that life has had great meaning.” ~ A close friend of Lou’s, Fr. Charles Hudson, at his 60th birthday.

Red Bank resident Louis J. Maresca passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Jan. 17, after suffering from dementia for the last five years. He was 96.

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