William Aloysius Salmon, 69, of Point Pleasant passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his home surrounded by his devoted family.
was born and raised in Jersey City, and was a graduate of Marist High
School Class of 1963. He went on to proudly serve his country in the
United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Following the war, he went to work as a machinist and compound technician for 30 years at Colgate-Palmolive, Jersey City.
to Point Pleasant in December 1978, he has been a Communicant of Sacred
Heart Church in Bay Head.
He was predeceased by his beloved
daughter Mary Beth Salmon in January 1997, his parents Edward F. MD and
Margaret P. (nee Burr) Salmon, his brother Michael, his sister Mary L.
Salmon and his nephew Edward.
William is survived by his devoted
wife of 45 years Regina (nee Keegan) Salmon, his loving son Brian
Salmon and wife Amanda of Neptune, his two cherished granddaughters
Bridget and Julia Salmon, his sister Margaret Ann Eickhorst and husband
Richard of South Bound Brook, his three brothers Rev. Edward F. Salmon S.J.
of Rochester, NY, Christopher Salmon and wife Patricia and Robert Salmon
and wife Rita, all of Brick, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
and friends are invited to call on Friday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the
O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd., Brick. A Mass of
Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 24 at the Sacred Heart
Church, 751 Main Ave., Bay Head, NJ. Burial will be in the Salmon family
plot at St. Anne's Cemetery, 1610 Allenwood Rd.,Wall.
of flowers to family requests donations to be made to either the
Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh Foundation, P.O. Box 627, Belmar, NJ
07719 or the Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Ave, 3rd Floor, Room 320,
NY, NY 10001. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home on Friday.