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Elmer Adam Arose

March 11, 1924 ~ October 28, 2017 (age 93)

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November 1, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Gundrum Service
237 Bordentown Ave.
South Amboy, NJ 08879

Mass of Christian Burial
November 2, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Lawrence Church
Laurence Parkway
Laurence Harbor, NJ 08879

November 2, 2017

Clover Leaf Memorial Park
Highway 1 South
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

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Elmer Adam Arose, 93, of the Morgan section of Sayreville, died on Saturday October 28, 2017, at Veterans Memorial Home Menlo Park in Edison peacefully with his family by his bedside after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.

Born in Keyport, New Jersey; he lived the Morgan section of Sayreville. Before retiring he worked for The News Tribune in Woodbridge, for 42 years. As a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Sayreville American Legion Post 211. He was also a member of the St. Lawrence Church of Laurence Harbor for 64 years.

He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his many family members, which included his brother and sisters; sons; grandsons; and great granddaughters.

Son of the late Elmer and Mary Kostak Arose, he is also predeceased by his wife Edna Harrison Arose in 1991 and his son Raymond Alan Arose in 2016.

He is survived by his son Richard Arose and his fiancée Kathleen Wasko of Sayreville; his daughter Mary Arose of Iselin; his grandsons Robert A. Arose and his wife Debolina of Hillsborough and Jonathan Arose of Long Branch; his granddaughters Kira and Olivia.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday November 2, 2017 at 9:15am from The Gundrum Service “Home For Funerals” 237 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy followed by a 10am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Lawrence Church. Interment will be in Clover Leaf Memorial Park, Woodbridge. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 3 to 7pm.

Donations can be made to the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, P.O. Box 514, Hagerstown, Maryland 21741-5014.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research
Grand Central Station PO Box 4777, New York NY

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