|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1930|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 9, 2011|
AGE: 80 MANASQUAN
Henry J. Goepfert Jr., 80, of Manasquan, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011. He was born in Newark, raised in Hillside, and then moved to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived for almost 40 years before moving to Manasquan. He was a 1948 graduate from Seton Hall Prep School and attended Seton Hall University. Henry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard during the Korean War. As a Medical Corpsman in the Guard, he attended the Medical Field Service School, with specific training in the Burn Unit at Fort Sam Houston, TX; he was honorably discharged from Company B of the 50th Armored Medical Battalion in May 1957. He was employed as an insurance salesman with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and with John Hancock, Long Island City, N.Y., retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #3231, and was a communicant of St. Denis Roman Catholic Church, Manasquan.
He is predeceased by his wife, Lorraine L. (Raad) Goepfert; and his parents, Henry J. Sr. and Antoinette Goepfert. Surviving are his sons, Gregory Goepfert and his wife Mary of Fair Haven, and Mark Goepfert and his wife Deborah of Downingtown, Pa.; daughter, Clare Castaldo and her husband Vincent of Scotch Plains; sister, Antoinette Fitzpatrick of Tinton Falls; brother, George Goepfert and his wife Sally of Edison; five grandchildren, Eileen and Celine Goepfert, Robert, Charles, Alexander James Goepfert; many nieces and nephews; and his caregiver and companion for over the last three years, Mr. George Boakye of Bronx, N.Y.
Interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.
Published in Asbury Park Press on January 12, 2011
Lorraine L. Goepfert (1931 - 2007)
Mount Olivet Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Denise Matuska Fischer
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
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