Raymond J. Tweedy III, 64, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, September 14. Raymond was born on June 4, 1951 in Glen Ridge and spent his earlier childhood years in Elizabeth. In 1963, he and his family settled in Hazlet. On August 22, 1971, Raymond married his wife, Jean, and they began their life together in Hazlet, where they also raised their family.
Throughout his life, Raymond worked as a fork lift mechanic for Barclay Brand Corporation in South Plainfield. He was a man who loved life. His down to earth personality and good humor drew people toward him. Raymond loved hunting, fishing, baseball, but most of all his family. His family was everything to him and he took a piece of all of their hearts with him.
He was predeceased by his parents, Concetta (Fusco) and Raymond J. Tweedy Jr.
Raymond is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 44 years, Jean (Genovese) Tweedy; his loving children, Patricia Tweedy-Mocci and her husband Frank of Holmdel, Gina and her husband Nelson of Port Monmouth and Raymond Tweedy and his wife Erin of Middletown; his dear sisters, Melaina Beckhorn of Elizabeth, Johnna Crianza and her husband Tony of Baytown, Tex., and Angela Schank and her husband Ben of Avenel; and his cherished grandchildren, Julian, Sophia, Olivia, Christopher and Cole.
Visitation was held on Wednesday, September 16 and will again be held on Thursday, September 17 from approximately 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Ser vices, 3269 State Route 35 North, Hazlet. A prayer service will be offered at the funeral home on Thursday, September 17 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 360 Broadway, Keyport.
For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.shorepointfh.com.
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