In Memoriam: Former Fair Havenite, Frank Wrublewski, 102

Former Fair Haven resident, Frank John Wrublewski, more recently of Palm City, FL, passed away after a stroke on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at home with his children. He was 102.

Born in Linden, Frank enlisted in the Navy in 1939 during WWII and was discharged as a Chief Petty Officer in 1945. After the Navy, Frank attended Rutgers University, graduating with a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1949.

He “married the girl next door, Dorothy Sofie Sweet, on May 8, 1949. He had a strong work and family ethic, always busy, never sitting still. He loved sailing and fishing throughout his lifetime. His biggest regret was not taking up the game of golf until later in life, missing the opportunity to play with his brothers, Adam and Zeke. Frank worked for the Army Research and Development Group in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, for 27 years as an Electronics Engineer. After a few months of retirement, he went back to work for Avionics Instrument in Carteret, New Jersey, for 10 years. Frank and his wife Dorothy retired to Lighthouse Point in Palm City Florida in 1988. Frank enjoyed his career as
an Electronics Engineer immensely.”

Loved ones of Frank Wrublewski in his obituary

Frank was predeceased by: his wife of 58 years, Dorothy, who passed away in 2007.

He is survived and remembered by: his children, Andy Wrublewski, Frances Wrublewski Smetana, her husband Paul and Mary Jane Wrublewski; and four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21, at Thompson Memorial Home, Red Bank. A mass of christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, at The Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge Rd, Fair Haven, NJ 07704. Burial follow at Holmdel Cemetery, Holmdel.

— Edited obituary prepared by family via Thompson Memorial Home