We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Mastapeter Memorial Home Inc.
David Austin Finley Jr.,88, of Holiday City, Berkeley, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at his home. Born in North Bergen, NJ., he lived in Bergen County for most of his life until he retired and moved to Ocean County. He was predeceased by his brother William, his son-in-law Daniel J. Bergin, and his grandsons, Daniel D. Bergin and Christopher Bergin. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mildred, his sister Barbara and her husband George and his sister Geraldine. His children; Donna Bergin, Karen Fenkart and her husband Scott, Lori Timmons and her husband Joseph,and David Finley III. His grandchildren; Joshua and wife Joanna, Sarah, Hannah, Joseph and his wife Olivia, Brianna, Rebekah and fiancé Emery, Jessica and fiancé James, David IV, and Celeste. Great grandchildren, Courtney and her partner Hunter, Daniel, Shawn, Brendan, Christopher, Addyson, Andrew, Mark, Joey, Aleeya and Scarlet, and great great grandchildren; Grayson and Elena, and several nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to his and Mildred’s caregiver, Liz, who is appreciated and loved by David, Mildred and our families
David served in the Air Force during the Korean War, was a volunteer fireman in Fairlawn, NJ., and was Vice President of Fecken Kirfel America before retiring. He loved to travel and visited many places around the world, and enjoyed fishing, cruises, golf and spending time with his family. David had a great sense of Humor and lovingly cared for his wife until the end of his life. We will greatly miss him here on earth, but our hearts are comforted knowing we will see him again in heaven.
A special thanks to all the kind and caring hospice caregivers who lovingly cared for our dad.
The viewing for David will be held on Monday, May 23, 2022, from 10am-12pm at Mastapeter Memorial Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd, Bayville, NJ, 0872. Immediately following will be a burial at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery, 234 Paramus Rd., Paramus, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in David’s name to Alzheimer’s, New Jersey. www.alznj.org