Frederick F. Bohn, Sr. passed away on June 11 2019 at the age of 91 at his home in Toms River, NJ surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Brooklyn, NY he moved with his family to Plainfield, NJ at the age of 13. He married and moved to Edison, NJ where he resided for 45 years before moving to Toms River in 2003.
He was a sergeant with the 13th field artillery battalion at the end of WWII and did a second tour during the Korean War.
Frederick joined NJ Bell Telephone Company as an installer in 1953 and retired as a Supervisor in 1988 after 34 years.
He was a parishioner of St. Matthew the Apostle Church, Edison, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister before moving to Toms River. He was a 4th degree member of Knights of Columbus, Council #4885 in Edison where had served as Grand Knight. He volunteered for Habitat for Humanity. He also served as a committeeman for Boy Scouts Troop 12 in Edison for many years.
He is predeceased by parents, Frederick A. Bohn and Irene Bohn and his sister Margaret McMichael.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Mary Bohn (nee Burt), six children; Mary Theresa Briggs of Toms River, Fred Bohn Jr. and his wife Sandi of North Brunswick, James Bohn and his wife Darlene of Howell, Thomas Bohn and his husband Nour of Neptune City, John Bohn and his wife Eileen of Jackson, and Matthew Bohn and his partner Mark of Orlando, FL; three siblings, Irene Marti of Fort Myers, FL., Bill Bohn and his wife Ronnie of Monroe, and Walter Bohn of PA; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Kristin, Kellie, Jimmy, Katie, Kyle, Bryan, and Alyssa; three great grandchildren, Michael, Carter, Emily, and several nieces and nephews.
Services will take place on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8:45 AM from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home 568 Middlesex Ave. (RT 27) Metuchen; followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Matthew’s RC Church in Edison. Interment will follow at Brig General William C. Doyle Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown. Visitation is Sunday from 1-5 PM. To send condolences please visit costello-runyon.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org) or the Wounded Warrior Project (woundedwarriorproject.org)