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Charles Koerner

November 15, 1932 ~ July 9, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Charles Koerner, 90, of South Amboy died on Sunday July 9, 2023, at JFK Medical Center, Edison, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Long Branch, he lived in South Amboy most of his life. He was employed by the South Amboy Water Department before his retirement. Charles was a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was an avid fisherman and loved being out on the water. He also enjoyed playing basketball in his younger years and watching as a fan later in life.

Son of the late Charles Koerner and Margaret Deats Morgan, he is also predeceased by his siblings Margaret Ennis, Doris Parson and John Koerner. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jean Inman Koerner; his daughters Kathleen O’Leary and her husband Jack, Nancy Dieker, and Sharon Thasites and her husband John; his grandchildren Jack, Patrick and Ryan O’Leary, Heidi Dieker, Diana, Kara, and Johnny Thasites and his great-grandson Alexander Acevedo.

Funeral services will be held on Friday July 14, 2023 at 10:15am at The Gundrum Service “Home For Funerals” 237 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy followed by interment in Christ Church Cemetery, South Amboy. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 7pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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July 13, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Gundrum Service
237 Bordentown Ave.
South Amboy, NJ 08879

Funeral Service
July 14, 2023

10:15 AM
The Gundrum Service
237 Bordentown Ave.
South Amboy, NJ 08879

July 14, 2023

Christ Church Cemetery
Pine Avenue
South Amboy, NJ 08879


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501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856


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