Obituary for Edward J. Labaj
Edward J. Labaj was born in Elizabeth, NJ on July 7, 1930 and passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune.
Edward married Joan Dziadzio Bodnar in 1968. He was a graduate of Kean University with a BA in Education and a MA in Counseling. His passion was teaching the students of Elizabeth and he retired as a Guidance Counselor in 2001 from the Elizabeth Board of Education. Soon after he and his wife moved to Spring Lake, NJ.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 50 years Joan, three dedicated daughters, Pamela J. Labaj of Union, June M. LaBay of Spring Lake and Karen L. Megles and her husband Thomas J. Megles of Howell and two exceptional granddaughters, Alexandra N and Antoinette R. Megles, along with a brother-in-law Robert S. Dziadzio of Deerfield Beach, Florida.
Visitation will be on Monday from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy 35 at New Bedford Rd., Wall, NJ 07719. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:30am at Saint Mark’s Roman Catholic Church, 215 Crescent Parkway, Sea Girt, NJ 08750.
In lieu of flowers kindly make a memorial gift in his name to: Alzheimers New Jersey, 425 Eagle Rock Ave., #203, Roseland, NJ 07068 or ALZNJ.org
For directions or to offer online condolences to the Labaj family please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com
Monday, July 16th, 2018 4:00pm - 8:00pm
O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 9:30am
St. Mark's Church
215 Crescent Parkway
Sea Girt, NJ
St. Catharine Cemetery Mausoleum
1100 West Chicago Blvd.
Wall Township, NJ