Fred Soriano, Jr. 99 of West Long Branch, NJ entered into eternal life on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at his residence. He was born in New York City, NY and resided in Tinton Falls before moving to West Long Branch in 1953.
Mr. Soriano worked as an electrical engineer for the Dept. of the Army at Ft. Monmouth, NJ for over 30 years and retired in 1975. He was a veteran of World War 2 serving in the US Army and a communicant of Our Lady of Hope Parish at St. Jerome’s Roman Catholic Church in West Long Branch where he also served as an usher for many years. He was also a member of the Special Police, the Seniors Club, and the founder of the Teenage Club all of West Long Branch, a member of the VFW Post #2140 and BPO Elks Lodge #742 in Long Branch, and a recipient of several gold medals in the Senior Olympics in Florida.
Mr. Soriano was pre-deceased by his first wife, Dorothy Soriano in 2003, ten brothers and sisters, a granddaughter Casey Horneff and step daughter Colleen Pratt. He is survived by his wife Elaine Ellson Soriano, daughters; Dorothy Monetti of Lakewood, Joan Horneff & Debora Soriano both of Ormond Beach, Fla., Step children; Daniel Lisa & Jane Ross both of Eatontown, Lori Robbins of Brick, Bonnie Smock of Red Bank and Peggy Boyd of Alabama, along with 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Relatives & friends are invited to call at Fiore Funeral Home 882 Broadway, West Long Branch, NJ on Wednesday from 5 – 8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday at 10 AM from St. Jerome’s Roman Catholic Church, West Long Branch. Entombment will take place at Woodbine Mausoleum, Oceanport, NJ.