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William Aloysius Salmon, Vietnam Veteran, Dies At 69

Courtesy of Legacy.com
Courtesy of Legacy.com
Courtesy of Legacy.com

William Aloysius Salmon

AGE: 69 • Point Pleasant

William Aloysius Salmon, 69, of Point Pleasant passed away Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his home surrounded by his devoted family.

Bill 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.

Since moving 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.

Relatives 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.

In lieu 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.

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