Edward Rembish, Jr.

| 28 Apr 2014 | 12:36

    Edward Rembish, Jr., 72 years old, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Monday, April 21, 2014. Born to Edward Rembish, Sr. and Mary C. Rembish in Passaic, N.J., he had lived in Wallington, N.J., before moving to Hardyston Twp., N.J., in 1969.

    Edward was a graduate of Garfield High School and then served with the United States Navy on the Destroyer, USS Massey, during the Cuban Missile Crisis and Bay of Pigs and while in the engineering department received numerous commendations for his leadership and operational abilities while serving. He then owned and operated Brittashan Enterprises Corp. of Franklin, N.J., for many years. Edward served on the Board of the Children’s Bible Fellowship of New York and chaired and served on the Mission Boards of McAfee Union Bible Church and Lafayette Federated Church of which he was a long time member. He was a member of the Saddle Brook and Wallkill Valley Rotary Clubs, the American Legion Post No. 1000, The USS Little Rock Association, the Tin Can Sailors of The National Association of Destroyer Veterans and Trout Unlimited. He was an avid supporter and life member of the NRA and a strong supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and took great joy being outdoors. He was best remembered for a positive attitude and a zest for adventure.

    Mr. Rembish is predeceased by a son, Matthew (1971) and is the beloved husband for 44 years of Linda Rembish (nee Sudol) of Hardyston Twp., N.J. Devoted father of Shannon LoBue of Wantage Twp., N.J., and Brittany King of Wantage Twp., N.J. Loving grandfather of Rachel, Katelyn, Nicholas and Vincent. Dear brother of Mary Ann Andrukiewicz of Ballston Spa, N.Y., and Richard Rembish of Discovery Bay, Calif. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

    Memorial visiting will be Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Lafayette Federated Church, 180 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ from 10 to noon. Memorial service to follow at noon. Private cremation by F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, N.J. Memorial gifts to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, www.woundedwarriorproject.org or to Children’s Bible Fellowship of New York, 250 Nimham Road, Carmel, NY 10512, www.cbfny.org would be appreciated. Information and condolences can be found at www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com.