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Obituary — William Henry Coleman Jr.

GULF STREAM — William Henry Coleman Jr., 88, of Gulf Stream and Watch Hill, R.I., passed away on July 18. He was born in Providence, R.I., to W. Henry Coleman Sr. and Margaret Martin Coleman.

Mr. Coleman was a graduate of Dartmouth College. He joined his father in the real estate business in Providence and expanded W. Henry Coleman Realtors to five locations throughout… Continue

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Obituary — Howard E. Hassler

MANALAPAN — Howard E. Hassler, a former president of Allied Stores Corp., died July 7. He was 82 and had been a local resident since 2001.

Born June 9, 1929, in New York City, Mr. Hassler was a graduate of Long Island University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

“He worked his way through college on a basketball scholarship,” recalled his wife, Joanne. “He had wanted to be an architect, but they told him it would require too many hours from basketball. He asked,… Continue

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Pirate will head to sea with friends one last time

By Ron Hayes

COUNTY POCKET — The American flag at 12 Surf Road in the county pocket flew at half-staff last month, to mark the passing of a pirate.

Here in the pocket, this cozy warren of beachside bohemia, pirates are granted the same respect as presidents, and 12 Surf Road was not the only yard with a flag in mourning that week.…


Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 3, 2011 at 10:42am — 1 Comment

Obituary — Mary Wattles

By Emily J. Minor

BRINY BREEZES — Mary Wattles, who discovered the magic of Briny Breezes back in 1985 and loved it from that first moment on, died June 20 in the Florida home she so loved. She was 85.

Her daughter, Beth, who lived with her for years in their Briny mobile home, gave her mother the ultimate compliment, calling her “one of those fun moms” who could… Continue

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