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Adrian Opthof

Adrian J Opthof

Thursday, September 30th, 1937 - Sunday, January 5th, 2020
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Obituary

Adrian J. “Eddie” Opthof, 82, of Toms River, passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020, at Community Medical Center. Born in Passaic, he resided in Manasquan, before moving to Brick in 1963. Adrian proudly served in the United States Navy where he was a hospital corpsman. He was a graduate of Manasquan High School and was a member of the Brick Junior Chamber of Commerce. Prior to his retirement, he was a Clerk for the USPS. Ed and his wife were was very active in the Windjammers Drum Corps for many years as parent-chaperones. He also enjoyed driving the bus for the Windjammers, where he would beat Kenny many times, at poker on breaks.

Adrian was predeceased by his beloved wife, Peggy. Surviving are his daughter, Diane and her husband, Richard of Brick; his adopted daughter of the heart, Janice Tenore Longo; and his three grandchildren, Kyle, Lindsey, and Zachary.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020, from 4-8 PM at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd., Brick, NJ. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Friday, January 10 at 11 AM at St. Martha’s RC Church, Point Pleasant, NJ followed by the burial at St. Anne’s Cemetery, Wall. To send condolences, or to send flowers, please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 9th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 9th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Brick
    Address
    505 Burnt Tavern Road Extension
    BRICK, NJ 08724
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  • Service

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    St. Martha's Church
    Address
    3800 Herbertsville Road
    POINT PLEASANT, NJ 08742
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Anne's Cemetery
    Address
    1610 Allenwood Road
    WALL, NJ 07719
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Michael & Denise Tortorello

Posted at 09:15pm
Our warmest condolences,
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Kenny from Windjammers

Posted at 02:33pm
Rest In Peace Big Ed. Thank you for your kindness, patience & understanding during my teenage Windjammer days. I hope I was able to put a few smiles on your face.
*For the record:
I let Big Ed beat me at poker every single game and would cherish the chance to let him beat me one more time.
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