Henry "Hank" G. Wapelhorst
June 29, 1935 ~ March 22, 2021 (age 85)
Henry "Hank" G. Wapelhorst, 85, of Berkeley Twsp., NJ died on Monday, March 22, 2021 at his home.
Hank was born in Jersey City, NJ and lived in Morganville, NJ until moving to Berkeley Twsp., NJ 13 years ago.
He proudly served his country in the United States Coast Guard.
Hank was a Chief Lineman for Public Service Electric and Gas in Secaucus, NJ.
He was a man who had so much love in his heart that he shared it with everyone.
Hank is predeceased by his parents Herman and Bertha Wapelhorst and his brothers Joseph and Robert Wapelhorst. Surviving are his wife Mary Ann Wapelhorst of Berkeley Twsp., NJ; his children James Wapelhorst and his wife Camila of Germany, Thomas Wapelhorst and his wife Patricia of Jackson, NJ, Joseph Wapelhorst and his wife Eileen Rose of Jackson, NJ, William Wapelhorst and his wife Valerie of Palm Coast, FL, David Wapelhorst and his wife Robin of Williamsburg, VA, Joanne Hurley and her husband Eric of Barnegat, NJ and Robert Sliczynski of Neptune, NJ; his brother Herman W. Wapelhorst and his wife Dolly of Myrtle Beach, SC; many loving nieces and nephews and his seven grandchildren.
On Friday, the 7th of May, there will be a mass held in Hank’s honor at St Catherine’s Church in Seaside Park, NJ at 10:00 a.m. He will then be interred at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Due to current restrictions at the cemetery, this event will be immediate family only. Finally, there will be a celebration of life event held at the George P. Vanderveer American Legion, Post 129 from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd. Toms River, NJ is in charge of the arrangements. Committal will be private. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
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