The Obit For Bill Haberman

Bill Haberman

Published in Home News Tribune on December 20, 2009

Bill Haberman, 70, passed away peacefully on December 19, 2009 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in North Brunswick and raised in Old Bridge. After marrying he spent the next 45 years in East Brunswick.

Upon graduating from South River High School he was drafted to play baseball for the Boston Red Sox but declined so he could attend Fordham University. He graduated in 1961 with a BS in Business Administration. He again was drafted to play baseball with the newly organized NY Mets for their first season. He played on the first spring season of the team.

He joined the Peoples National Bank in New Brunswick and worked there for 24 years rising to the position of Executive Vice President. He was then hired by Rutgers University as Director of Treasury Operations and Assistant Treasurer and worked there until he passed away.

Through the years in his spare time, he enjoyed being involved with his children's sports activities. He was also an avid jogger and in his later years a walker. He took great pride in maintaining a beautiful lawn that was admired by all who saw it. He was a communicant of Corpus Christi Church, South River.

He leaves behind his devoted and beloved wife of 45 years "Nancy" Ann Haberman and three sons and their families: Bill, his oldest, his wife Jessica and their children Ben and Sofia; Mike and his wife Rose Ann, and their children Rachel, David, Jonathan and Anna; Dan and his wife Cheri and their children Steven and Kristen.

He was predeceased by his parents Lucille and Bill Haberman. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 8:15 AM in The Brunswick Memorial Home, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, followed by a 9:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.

Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

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Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society of America, 116 South Euclid Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090.