John W. Krieg, 87, of Atlantic Highlands, died on Wednesday, July 6 at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch. He was born in Newark and resided in Middletown before moving to Atlantic Highlands in 1962. Mr. Krieg was a chemist for the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Linden and then for the Tetley Tea Co. in Morris Plains, retiring in 1995 after 43 years of service. He received his bachelor’s degree from Lebanon Valley College in 1949 and was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the US Army. Mr. Krieg was member of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Middletown where he served as a former deacon. He was also a member of the Monmouth Lodge #172 F&AM and the Eastern Star #251, both of Atlantic Highlands, a member of the American Legion Post #338 in Leonardo and was active with the Boy Scout Troop at the Belford Methodist Church.
Mr. Krieg was predeceased by his parents, John and Martha Krieg. He is survived by his wife, Clarie Caskey Krieg; two daughters, Catherine and her husband Jeffrey Dull of Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania and Jean and her husband Herbert Kriegh of Moscow, Pennsylvania; and a son, John and his wife Sandra Krieg of Westford, Massachusetts. Also surviving are two brothers, Robert and his wife Bettie Krieg of Easton, Pennsylvania, and Richard and his wife Joyce Krieg of Mendham; and eight grandchildren.
Posten’s Funeral Home, Atlantic Highlands, was in charge of arrangements.
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