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Deacon Edward Holowienka

November 15, 1939 – July 22, 2020

Edward Holowienka
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"Peace be with you Ed. Enjoy your rest after your long fought battle. Rejoice. Our loving thoughts & sympathies are with your Beautiful Family..."
— Maureen &Rusd
"May you rest in peace 💜 Our decent condolences to the family."
— Kehoes

Obituary for Deacon Edward Holowienka

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Deacon Edward Holowienka, 80 of Manchester died Wednesday July 22, 2020 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. Born in Jersey City, the son of the late Zitta and Adam Holowienka, he resided in Keasbey from 1969-2001 and then relocated to Manchester. He served in the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1968, which included one tour of Vietnam. In 2001, he retired from Co-Steel in Perth Amboy after a 20 year career. On June 17, 1989, he was ordained as a Deacon. He served Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Church in Hopelawn as a Deacon from 1989 until his move to Manchester in 2001, where he began serving the parish family at St. John’s Church, and then became St. John’s business administrator for 9 years before retiring in 2017. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post #1352 in Hopelawn. He was the Chaplain, Past Grand Knight and a 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus Council #10022 in Leisure Knoll and a Past District Deputy. He enjoyed Disney World and was an avid Star Wars fan. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, Rita, sons, Edward J. & wife Vanessa, Fred & wife Penny, daughter, Juliann Pannullo and husband Anthony, 5 grandchildren, Roxanne Holowienka & fiancé Mario Louis, Daniel Holowienka, Adam Holowienka and Aaron Holowienka and Anthony E. Pannullo; brother of Louise Gaynor and Christina Madera, and the late Eugene, Lawrence and Raymond Holowienka, and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation is Sunday 2-5 PM at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd Manchester. Funeral Liturgy is 11 AM at St Anthony of Padua in Port Reading with interment to follow at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cemetery in Fords. Please note that due to COVID19 regulations, the Funeral Liturgy is by invitation only. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made in Edward’s memory to K-9’s for Warriors 114 Camp K-9 Rd, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081.

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First Visitation

When Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Oliverie Funeral Home
Address
2925 Ridgeway Road
Manchester, NJ 08759
Additional Information

Mass Information

When
Monday, July 27, 2020 11:00am
Location
St Anthony's of Padua
Address
436 Port Reading Avenue
Port Reading, New Jersey 07064
Additional Information
Due to COVID19 regulations, the Funeral Liturgy is by invitation only.

Interment Information

When
Monday, July 27, 2020 12:30pm
Location
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Cemetery
Address
Oregon Avenue
Fords, New Jersey 08863
Resting Place Extra Info
INTERMENT

Affiliations


  • Knights of Columbus

  • US Army

  • VFW
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