Howard J. Ketcham

Mr. Ketcham, 85, a 60-year resident of Farmingdale, died April 17, 2008, at Jersey Shore UniversityMedical Center, Neptune. Before his retirement in 1988, he was a truck driver and crane operator for New Jersey Gravel and Sand Co., Wall, and a part-time worker for Ed Brown at Allaire Airport inWall. Mr. Ketcham was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Susan, in 1973; and a brother, Kenneth. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Louise; two sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Joanne Ketcham of Manasquan, and Jim and Cheryl Ketcham of Brick; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy and Jim Daniels of Farmingdale, and Carol and Dave Burlew of Lakewood; a sister, Janet Ott of Farmingdale; and 10 grandchildren. A funeral service was held at the Clayton &McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township, with committal at the Evergreen Cemetery, Farmingdale.