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News Tribune on December 20, 2009
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
For directions, please visit www.brunswickmemorialhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society of
America, 116 South Euclid Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090.