SPOTSWOOD - EDWARD J. KARECKI, SR. passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019, at St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick. He was 81.
Mr. Karecki was born in Bayonne and lived three years in East Brunswick before moving to Spotswood in 1964.
Prior to retiring in 1996, he worked as a Supervisor of Purchasing for Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ for 38 years.
He was with the NJ National Guard for 9 years; and with the Army Reserve for 2 years.
He was a communicant of Immaculate Conception RC Church, Spotswood.
He was Co- Founder, Past President and Life Member of Riverside Rod and Gun Club, Life Member and Past President of Bay View Rod and Gun Club of South Amboy, Life Member and Past President of Middlesex County Federation of Hunting and Fishing Clubs.
Mr. Karecki was predeceased by his grandson, William H. Karecki.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 58 years, Lucille E. Stanton Karecki; two sons, Edward J. Karecki, Jr. and his wife, Linda, of Cliffwood Beach, and Vincent T. Karecki and his wife, Erin, of Bristol, VA; a daughter, Theresa J. Mahoney-Arendt and her husband, Stephen, of Groveland, FL; 11 grandchildren, Jamie, Jennifer and Jeremy Harris, Edward J. Karecki, III and Rebecca L. Karecki, Brianne H. Mahoney, Vincent T. Karecki, Jr., Anthony J. Karecki and Julia, Ryan and Kevin Arendt; one brother John R. Karecki of Somerville and four great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday 10:00AM at The BRUNSWICK MEMORIAL HOME, 454 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.
Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 from 3:00 - 7:00 PM. For directions, please see our "Services" page.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edward's memory to American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691, or www.heart.org
To my cousin Lucy and family. My deepest sympathy for the loss of Ed. Barbara Enik-Brodniak
Dear family and friends of Edward,
My condolences to you for your loss may you find comfort in the words found in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 also Revalation 21:4 where God promise us a resurrection of our love ones.
To Aunt Lucy and family
Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Uncle Ed did not have to suffer
long. I wish we could be there for all of you. Happy we were able to see you last
November at the wedding. Those were happy memories. Uncle Ed, have a manhattan
with your favorite brother-in-law, Matt!! God Bless all of you. Your niece, Kathy Antonik-Capodicasa, Sister-in-law, Blanche Antonik and niece Susan Antonik-Drew
my Dad! Buffalo, NY
My deepest condolences to the Karecki's family. Ed and Lucy were good friends from the Spotswood Fire Dept. Always had a hand to lend anytime you asked. Keep Ed's memories in your heart. Sandy & Dave Conover.
To my cousin Lucy and her family, Death takes the body, God takes the soul, our mind holds the memories, our love keeps the love, our faith lets us know that we will meet again. The beautiful irony of loss is another's reunion in heaven. May those lucky lottery numbers keep coming in heaven, Ed! Rest in peace. WIth my deepest condolences, Charlotte Enik-Klecan
My condolences to all of the Karecki Family
My thoughts are with you in your time of grief
Remember Edward as if he was still here
Keep him alive in your thoughts and your hearts
He lives and breathes in each one of you
He gained his golden wings upon his arrival thru the pearly gates.
He was a solid man of many teachings
As you think of him he will always walk with you
All our love to your family
Dorrie. Angel. And Bailey. His greatgrand doggie
Debbie, Danielle and I are sharing your grief. Ed was a fine man and good friend and we will miss him. Unfortunately I am recovering from surgery and we will be unable to make the trip up from Delaware. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Stan, Skylar, and I send our deepest condolences, from West Texas, on the loss of your daddy, Ed Sr. Our prayers are with you all. We love you Ed.
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