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Margaret E. Baxter, 97, of Middletown, passed away on March 12, 2016. Margaret was born to William and Edith Cooper in Orange, NJ. She was a Secretary for the First Baptist Church in Red Bank. She retired in 1995 after many years of service. Margaret was a member of the Church for over 60 years and was the longest living member of the Church.

Margaret was predeceased by her husband Robert in 1995 and her son Frank in 2014. She is survived by daughter Marilyn Siemons of Wall, NJ, and her sister-in-law.

Ole Pedersen, 76 of Fair Haven, passed away on March 12, 2016. Ole was born to Knud and Inger Pedersen in Copenhagen, Denmark. After immigrating to the U.S. in 1960, Ole served in the US Army from 1963 to 1965. He was a Sales Manager for Pan American Airlines and DHL before retiring in 2005. A long-time resident of Fair Haven, Ole was a member of the Shrewsbury Sailing & Yacht Club in Oceanport and the Polly's Pond Sailing Group. He was also a member of the Root Beer and Checker Club of Fair Haven.

Frederick A. Jardine, 86, of Red Bank, died at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank on March 12, 2016. He was born in Kearney, New Jersey. He moved to Schenectady, NY in 1945 and Westfield, NJ in 1966.

Mr. Jardine served in the United States Navy from 1948 to 1949 and received an Honorable Discharge. He worked in the printing industry for 50 years. He was with Bench, Inc. of Schenectady, and vice president of sales with Niagara Systems of Buffalo. He became fundraising marketing manager at Webcraft Technologies, Inc. of North Brunswick and retired in 1999. He married Dorothy Kathan of Little Silver in 1999 and moved to Shrewsbury in 2004.

Marie Guoba, a proud, longtime resident of the Ironbound section of Newark, NJ, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her adoring family, on March 9, 2016.

She was also loved and cared for by the many compassionate aides at Sunrise Assisted Living of Lincroft, where she resided for almost two years.

Marie was a religious woman who gave selflessly to others. No job was ever too big or too difficult for her. She was an active member of the Hennessey-Baione Post 712 Ladies Auxiliary and the Knights of Lithuania C-29 in Newark.

Cooking and entertaining for her family and friends was her passion. Her home was always open to all for dinners and celebrations.

John T. Noonan, Jr. (Putt-Putt), 81 of Fair Haven, passed away peacefully at Riverview Medical Center on March 9, 2016, of Acute Leukemia and Metatastic Melanoma. John was the son of John T. and Daisy Noonan, he was raised in Rumson and was a resident of Fair Haven for 55 years. John was a parishioner of Church of the Nativity in Fair Haven and a member of the Sandlass Beach Club.

John was a graduate of Rumson High School, playing varsity football and track, and competing in championship events. John Served his country in the 644th Tank Battalion of the New Jersey National Guard.

Arline F. King, 90, of Mace Chasm Road, Keeseville, and more recently of Prospect Avenue, Plattsburgh, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2016, at Meadowbrook Healthcare, Plattsburgh, NY.

She was born in Teaneck, NJ, the daughter of William and Jacqueline (Brosnan) Feste.

Arline grew up in New Jersey, living near the Jersey shore. In 1945 she met Robert King in the local post office of Highlands, NJ. In July of the same year she and Robert married and Arline was introduced to the North Country, when Robert brought her to his family's summer house in Port Douglas, NY near Lake Champlain, for their honeymoon.

William S. "Bill" Henderson, 67 of Omaha, Nebraska, formerly of Middletown, passed away on Monday, February 29, 2016. William was a graduate of Middletown Township High School and the University of Tennessee Knoxville. He had a 40 year railroad career, working for the Central Railroad of New Jersey, the Norfolk Western, the Kansas City Southern/Louisiana Arkansas, the Missouri Pacific and the Union Pacific. William served as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army Transportation Corps in Ft. Eustis, VA and Saigon, RVN.

Alice V. Flanagan (nee Feighan), 90, of Kearny and Fair Haven, NJ, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2016. Alice, the daughter of Michael and Catherine Feighan, who emigrated from Ireland, was born and raised in Kearny and was a resident of Fair Haven for 45 years. Her family included her brother Peter Feighan, who was killed in action in World War II, and two sisters Catherine Franz (deceased) and Anita Miller of Long Island, NY.

Alice attended St. Stephens primary school in Kearny and graduated from Kearny High School in 1943. She worked 25 years for the Social Security Administration in Neptune before retiring in 2002.

Alice was married to her beloved husband and life-long friend, Arthur J. Flanagan, Sr. in St. Stephen's Church in 1948.

William E. Ether, Jr., 72 of Oakhurst, passed away on February 29, 2016. William was a 1961 graduate of RFH High School. He worked at the Atrium at Navesink Harbor in Red Bank. William was an avid reader and enjoyed sailing and kite flying.

William is predeceased by his wife Anna Marie, his long-time companion Angie Giambra and his sister Dorothy McAndrew. He is survived by his sisters Louise Whitfield of Rumson and Betty Obermann of Newport, VT; his nephews and nieces Ron, Jim & Sarah Whitfield, Kate Fessler and Mike Karbo; two great nieces and one great nephew; and two great-great nieces and nephews.

William F. Philburn, Jr. was born in Irvington, NJ, in 1923 to William F. Philburn, Sr. and Louise. He lived in Belmar, NJ, graduated from St. Rose High School, was a proud veteran of the US Navy and a Seton Hall graduate Class of 1948. William was an avid alumni supporter and devoted Pirates Men's basketball fan. He was an active member of St. James Catholic Church, Red Bank, NJ and sang in the Church choir, was an usher and Eucharistic Minister. William was a member of the Diocese of Trenton church choir and volunteered for numerous church activities. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a Volunteer at several local organizations-ARC, Meals in Wheels, The Barn and annual Knights of Columbus corned beef & cabbage dinners. William was a Boy Scout troop leader and volunteered at Forestburg Scout Reservation, NY. He was a generous donator to charities such as Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, Boys Town, and the St. Labre Indian School, Montana.

William worked at Sancor, US Steel, Esso, Hess Oil, Metropolitan Life, and the Monmouth County Park System. His biggest joys were his family, friends and singing and dancing with the love of his life, Marion, who predeceased him in 2015.

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