CHRISTOPHER OLIVEIRA, 85, of Jackson Twp., NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at home. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, and resided in Staten Island, NY, until settling in Jackson Twp., 13 years ago.
Christopher was employed as a Banker and Loan Officer for The Small Business Administration, New York City, NY, retiring in 1998. In addition, he was employed with Republic National Bank.
He was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean War, receiving the Korean Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star, the Combat Infantry Badge, and the Distinguished Unit Citation.
Christopher was a member of the Blind Veterans Organization and a volunteer for S.C.O.R.E.
He was predeceased by his Parents, Antonio and Delia Oliveira. Christopher is survived by his Wife of 60 years, Irene; his Sons, Joseph and his Wife, Patricia, Michael and his Wife, Paula, and Steven; his Daughter, Karen and her Companion, Doug; his 8 Grandchildren, Brianne, Amanda, Danielle, Johanna, Matthew, Felicia, Julia, and Marlo; and by his Brother, William.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation from 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Friday, June 15, 2018, at the GEORGE S. HASSLER FUNERAL HOME, 980 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson Twp., NJ 08527. A funeral gathering will be offered at 8:00 AM on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the funeral home. His Funeral Liturgy will follow at 9:00 AM at St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church, 935 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson Twp., NJ. Interment with military honors will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, 361 Sharrott Ave., Staten Island, NY 10309. If so desired, contributions may be made in Christopher’s memory to Vitas Hospice, 1040 Broad St., Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 and would be greatly appreciated. For directions, further information, and to send condolence messages to the family, please select a tab on the left.