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In Memoriam: U.S. Navy Vet, RBC ’73 Grad, Tom ‘TJ’ Philburn

Former captain with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Navy veteran and Red Bank Catholic High School graduate, Thomas Joseph Philburn, known as Tom, TJ, dad, uncle, brother, Captain, and Poppop, passed away on May 9.

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In Memoriam: Fair Havenite, NOAA Research Biologist, Author, Clyde MacKenzie Jr., 92

“I have tried to unveil what Teddy Roosevelt said, “No words can unveil the mystery of the wilderness” by conducting numerous field observations, that have included many underwater via scuba, in estuaries/bays and in the Atlantic Ocean.” ~ Clyde MacKenzie Jr.

Fair Havenite Clyde MacKenzie Jr. passed away peacefully on April 29. He was 92.

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In Memoriam: Little Silver-Raised RBR ’57 Grad, Anne Beekman Cornwell Smith

Little Silver-raised 1957 Red Bank Regional High School graduate, Anne Beekman Cornwell Smith, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family, including her cherished Irish setters Carly and Colleen.

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In Memoriam: Longtime Rumsonite, RFH Grad, First Aid Squad Volunteer, Mary DeVito Nichols, 80

“Mary’s warm smile, kind heart, and dedication to her family and community will be deeply missed by all who knew her.” ~ family of Mary DeVito Nichols

Longtime West Park Rumsonite, former First Aid Squad captain, Mary DeVito Nichols passed away on April 19 in New York City, surrounded by her loving family. She was 80.

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In Memoriam: Red Bank Native, Little Silver Resident and Fire Department Member, Pete Gale, 77

Red Bank native, 50-year Little Silver resident and lifetime Little Silver Fire Department member, Peter “Pete” McKee Gale, died in his Red Bank home on Friday, April 5, following a long period of illness. He was 77.

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