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Obituary for William M. Lee Sr.

William M. Lee, Sr., 76, of Manasquan passed away on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at Jersey Shore Medical Center. He was born in Norfolk, VA and raised in Monmouth County. After serving in the US Navy during the Vietnam War, William worked for AT&T, where he met his wife, Theresa. They moved to Bloomfield in 1972, raising their 3 children and remaining there for 36 years before moving to Manasquan in 2008. William spent the final 17 years of his working life with Newman’s Own, where he was able to accomplish some of the most meaningful work in his career, retiring in 2013. He was an avid golfer, often playing with friends and passed on this love of the game to his grandson.

He is predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Helen Lee and his sister, Marian Comber. William is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Theresa; children, Bill and his wife, Ivana, of Morristown; Michael and his wife, Mary Beth, of Hamilton; and Kathleen of Verona; as well as two grandchildren, Jillian and Colin; brothers, Kenneth and his wife, Suzanne, of Rutland, VT; Edward and his wife, JoAnn, of Concord, CA; and Raymond and his wife, Ellen, of Ambler, PA;  and brother in law John Comber and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Visitation for William will be held at O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Highway 35 at New Bedford Road, Wall, on Tuesday, June, 14th 2022 from 8:00 to 9:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00AM at St. Denis Roman Catholic Church, 90 Union Ave, Manasquan, NJ 08736. Entombment in St. Anne’s Cemetery, Wall Twp.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in William’s name may be made to the Movember Foundation ( and Goals for Life (

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