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Henry J. Lorkiewicz
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Obituary for Henry J. Lorkiewicz

Henry J. Lorkiewicz, 81, Long Branch, passed away Saturday, November 18th at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

Henry was born in Long Branch and spent his entire life in the Long Branch/West Long Branch area. He graduated from Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School, Perth Amboy. Henry served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a retired electrician with New Jersey Transit Railroad and a member of the IBEW. Henry was an exempt member of the Oceanic Fire Company of the Long Branch Fire Department for 50 years, where he served as Captain. He was also a member of the Long Branch Police Reserves and the American Legion. Henry served as the President of the Long Branch Chapter of the Polish Comics Association; Hank always left you with a joke. He was active throughout the Christmas season with many organizations.

Henry was predeceased by his brothers John & William and his parents, Henry & Harriet Lorkiewicz. Surviving is his wife, Patricia Venezia Lorkiewicz; his sister-in-law Cora Lorkiewicz, his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Peter & MaryAnn Venezia and Robert & Patricia Venezia, 8 nieces & nephews and 12 great nieces & great nephews.

Visitation Friday, November 24th 4:00-8:00 pm at the Woolley-Boglioli Funeral Home, 10 Morrell Street, Long Branch. Funeral service Saturday, November 25th at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Entombment Woodbine Mausoleum, Oceanport. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice or the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131. To share a favorite memory or messages of condolence, please visit Henry’s Page of Tributes at

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Woolley-Boglioli Funeral Home

10 Morrell Street
Long Branch, NJ 07740





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Woolley-Boglioli Funeral Home

10 Morrell Street
Long Branch, NJ 07740

The committal service will follow the funeral service. The cemetery will be confirmed on Monday


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