MICHAEL W. NEWMAN, 72, of Jackson Twp., NJ, passed away on Friday, February 5, 2021, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ. He was born in Newark, NJ, and resided in East Brunswick, NJ, prior to settling in Jackson Twp., 46 years ago.
Michael was a proud United States Army Veteran, serving in the Vietnam Conflict.
He was employed as the director of safety for Trinity Solar, Inc., Wall Twp., NJ for 11 years. Prior to that he was employed by Johnson & Johnson E.S.D.P. for 38 years.
He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans Associates.
Michael enjoyed riding his motorcycle, traveling with his wife, woodworking, drumming, and spending time with his family.
He was predeceased by his parents, Ronald and Ella Margaret Newman. Michael is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marianne Newman; his son, Michael J. Newman of Jackson Twp.; his daughters, Cheryl Rucki and her husband, Ken of Jackson Twp., Christine Malloy and her husband, John of Brick Twp., NJ, and Alyssa Bunk and her husband, Phillip of Manahawkin, NJ; his grandchildren, David, Matthew, Joshua, Kayla, Kirra, Kyleigh, Sophia, and Johanna; his brother, Allen Newman and his wife, Susan of FL; and by his sisters, Carol Mills and her husband, Bill of FL, Cathy Rizco of OH, Lorraine Tersak and her husband, Mike of FL, Margie Donofrio and her husband, Joe of FL, and Renee Kasian and her husband, J.J. of NC.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his visitation from 9-11 AM, followed by his funeral service at 11 AM, on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at the GEORGE S. HASSLER FUNERAL HOME, 980 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson Twp., NJ. Interment will follow in Monmouth Memorial Park, 4201 State Rt. 33, Tinton Falls, NJ. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Michael’s memory to Ma Deuce Deuce, 7 Apache Dr., Toms River, NJ 08753, www.ma22.org, and would be greatly appreciated. CDC attendance guidelines will be followed and face masks are required for all services. For directions, further information, and to send condolence messages to the family, please select the appropriate tab.