Obituary for Michael Kodan Jr.
Michael Charles Kodan, Jr., 84, of Point Pleasant passed away peacefully on November 12, 2017 at the Meridian Rehab in Brick. Mr. Kodan was a member of the Iron Workers Union Local 373 in Perth Amboy for many years before retiring in 2000. Previously, he was a NJ State Trooper for 10 years stationed in Colts Neck. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps as Sgt. from 1953 – 1956. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy and the University of Richmond and completed his police training at the NJ State Police Training Academy in Sea Girt. Mr. Kodan was communicant of St. Martha’s RC Church in Point Pleasant where he was an usher and member of the Knights of Columbus.Born and raised Perth Amboy, he has been a resident of Point Pleasant for 60 years.
Michael was predeceased by his parents, Michael Sr. and Stella Kodan. Surviving is his loving wife of 40 years, Nancy Joan ( Pearson ) Kodan; son, Michael of Atlantic City; daughters, Lori Knoll and her husband, Vincent of Layton, Lisa Kodan of Point Pleasant; step-daughters, Cindy Atkins Sullivan and her husband, Daniel of Hillsborough, and Pamela Pearson Barth and her husband, Douglas of Toms River; brother, Robert Joseph Kodan and his wife, Bonnie of North Brunswick; grandchildren, Stephen, Aaron, Nancee and her husband, Matthew, Rebecca and Albert; great grandchildren, Charlotte and Virginia; as well as 2 nieces and a nephew.
A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 1-4pm at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road. A prayer service and military flag folding detail will be conducted at 4pm in the funeral home. Donations may be made in his name to the Fresenius Kidney Care Center 1640 Rt. 88 Brick NJ 08724