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Jean Campbell Rosen, age 74, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2019 at Riverview Medical Center. Jean was born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Dorothy Carrigan Campbell and Richard Wilson Campbell.  She was predeceased by longtime companion of 28 years, David Stevens of Holmdel, NJ, and her two brothers, Robert (Philadelphia, PA) and Richard (Marietta, GA) Campbell. She is survived by her three children, Deborah Rosen, David Rosen and his wife Denise, and Elizabeth Forsyth and her husband Gordon. Grandchildren are Jack Fitzpatrick of  Mesa, AZ; Nicholas, Michael, and Thomas Rosen of Ellicott City, MD; and Leigh, Grace, and Gordon Forsyth of Fair Haven, NJ. 

John Hugh Devlin, 77, a longtime resident of Fair Haven, passed away, on November 21, peacefully at home.  Hugh was born in Paterson to the late Ruth and John Devlin, and raised in Glen Rock.  After graduating from St. Francis Prep in Pennsylvania in 1960, he received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from LaSalle University in 1964 and his M.B.A. from Seton Hall University in 1967.  He married Nancy (O’Shea) Devlin of Rumson in 1967 and moved to Fair Haven in 1968.

Hugh began his career in finance at the Empire Trust Company (Bank of New York) in 1965 and was Vice President of A.G. Becker & Co. from 1967 to 1972.  He joined Morgan Stanley & Co. in 1972 as a Vice President and was named partner of the firm in 1975.  In 1982 he assumed overall administrative responsibility for the Investment Banking Division.  Hugh had senior banking responsibility for public utility companies and other clients until January 1989, when he became an Advisory Director of Morgan Stanley.  In 1990, Hugh was a founding member of the investment banking boutique Barr Devlin Associates, which was acquired by Société Générale in 1998.  He remained as a consultant to S.G. Barr Devlin until he retired in 2001. 

John Ricci, 59, passed away peacefully on November 20 after a short illness. His passing will forever leave a void in the west side of Red Bank, where he was a beloved lifelong resident.

One of the highlights of John’s life was being a part of the Red Bank Regional Football Team. “Buc Nation.” He was an outstanding lineman who received many athletic awards, during his football career. He was recognized several times in the All Shore and State Conference. He continued his lifelong love of the game, unfortunately becoming a Jets fan.

Although John was scouted by several colleges, he decided to join his father in the family business, Ricci Tool & Die Company. He eventually took over the business, and as a master machinist, took the company to a whole new level. He was highly regarded and respected in the industry where he worked throughout his life.

Mary Jane Barron a long time resident of Monmouth County died of natural causes on November 6, 2019. She was born in Elizabeth, NJ to Edward Lane Bouton and Katharine Church Bouton on May 30, 1922.

Mary Jane graduated from The Vail-Deane School in Elizabeth in 1940. She served in the US Navy during World War II as a communications specialist. She married Henry B. Barron on January 4, 1947.  The Barrons resided in Holmdel, Fair Haven and Rumson. At the time of her death she was a resident of Seabrook Village in Tinton Falls.

A long time member of St. George’s by-the-River church in Rumson, she was the first woman to have been elected Warden of the Church. In addition to being very active in the church she enjoyed gardening, tennis and spending time on the beach in Seabright. She was an avid bridge player.

Marjorie Watt Pressly Litzelman, 101, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, her passing guided by the light of the full moon. She was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Mecklenberg County, NC to Dr. John Mason & Laura Rebecca (Watt) Pressly.  She was a graduate of the Belmont Academy & University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Class of 1941. That is where she met the true love of her life, Karl B. Litzelman, a “yankee” from NJ, who predeceased her in 2016.  These devoted “Tar Heels” were married for 74 years.    

Paul David McCann II passed away on October 28, 2019 in Red Bank, NJ. Paul David McCann graduated from Middletown Township High School, and went on to get certified in electronics. 1993 marked the beginning of his career at TDK-Lambda Americas Inc as a coil winder that ended in 2015 when Paul retired as an electronics assembler.

Paul was also an accomplished guitarist and guitar instructor who participated in multiple heavy metal bands in the 80s and 90s and played local venues, and shared his gift with his students.

Anthony Joseph Perrotta, Sr., 76, of Manalapan, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 25, 2019.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, he is survived by his three adored children Dorianne, Anthony Jr., and Dana, their spouses Frank, Kathleen, and John; and his brother Kim.  He remains the proud grandfather of six grandchildren: Matthew (and his wife Sophia), Robyn, Jamis, Devon Rose, Lilyanna, and Johnny; and his great grandson Alexander.  He is reunited in heaven with his treasured wife and true love of 54 years, Concetta; the parents he worshipped, Louis and Rose; and his cherished sister Lucille.

Owen T. Lynch, 71, of Middletown, passed away on October 22, 2019. 

Owen was born in East Orange, NJ, to Peter and Catherine Lynch.  He was a Stationery Engineer for Prudential Insurance in Newark and worked under Local 68 in Newark for 50 years.

He is predeceased by his parents and his brother Peter.  Owen is survived by his wife of 47 years Mary; his daughter Courtney; his brother Patrick; his sisters Cathy Gethins and Mary Cordoni; and  his beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.

James F. Brady (Jim), of Monmouth Beach, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 20, 2019, at Riverview Hospital.

Jim was born in 1933 in New York City.  His parents, Patrick and Elizabeth, were recent Irish immigrants.  He was the youngest of four:  sisters, Marie and Anne, and brother, Joe.

Jim served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korean War and was stationed in Naples, Italy as a NATO guard.  He returned home to get his high school GED and went on to obtain a degree in accounting from St. Peter’s College.  Jim subsequently found his way into the garment industry and after a number of years in sales, he had an entrepreneurial calling and co-founded Recess Sportswear.  He worked out of his office in the Empire State Building until his retirement in 1991.

Carol Lynn (Satter) McLean, 70, of New Smyrna Beach, Fl, passed away October 17, 2019. Born in Red Bank, NJ, Carol graduated from Red Bank Regional High School in 1967. Marrying her high school sweetheart, Steven McLean on November 28, 1970, she then went on to begin a 31 year long standing career with New Jersey Bell Telephone Co. as manager. Retiring in 1997, she moved to Florida with her husband, enjoying 22 years of happy retired life together. 

Carol was a generous, loving, caring wife, sister, aunt and friend loved by all who had the privilege of being in her company and always putting everyone before herself. Carol hosted wonderful holidays and memorable family parties at her home in Little Silver& New Smyrna Beach. She loved animals, 50’s & 60’s music, attending Nascar races at Daytona International Speedway and was an avid fan of the New York Giants.

Adolph S. “Rudy”  Garcia, Red Bank, NJ, and long time Fair Haven resident, passed gracefully and peacefully from this earth on October 20, 2019. 

He was born in 1931 in  San Jose, California.  His Mother was widowed young, worked hard and raised Rudy and his two older brothers to all be fine, decent men.    He served heroically in the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged as a Sgt First Class in the Army.  After fighting in Korea, he completed his service in Fort Monmouth, NJ where he met the love of his life, a beautiful green eyed secretary named Mary Rose Maffeo in October, 1953.  

Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740