John Gamble

Obituary of John Gamble

Gamble, John "Jack", 82 - of Ocean City, NJ passed away on April 30, 2013. Born on June 6, 1930 in Kearny, NJ, he lived in Belfast, Ireland for several years and was educated at the Belfast Royal Academy. He returned to Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Brooklyn Boys High School. He served in the US Air Force and was honorably discharged during the Korean War. He graduated from Seton Hall University and began his career at Prudential Insurance Company in Newark, NJ and later relocated to Prudential in Millville and Linwood, NJ until he retired after 42 years of service. Jack was a proud father and grandfather and loved telling his great stories about his four girls and his grandchildren. He could often be seen pedaling his bike down the Ocean City boardwalk or riding his famous "Beach Cadillac" bike to the 30th street to take a walk on his beloved beach or swim in the ocean. He enjoyed many cruises with his wife, traveling with friends and family, as well as biking, skiing and boating. Jack will be dearly missed by his family which includes his loving wife of 58 years Marion and four daughters Gwen (Charles) Murphy of Linwood, NJ; Gail (Knoll) Bowman of Cape Coral, FL; Susan (Bruce) Ladd of Marmora, NJ and Barbara (Donald) Grasso of Brielle, NJ and 7 grandchildren including Jonathon Bowman, Andrew Murphy, Laura Murphy, Ryan Ladd, Kelsey Ladd, Kaitlin Grasso and Kevin Grasso and numerous other loving relatives and friends. Friends and family will be received on Monday May 6th from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm at St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 8th and Central Ave., Ocean City, NJ with service to follow. Final resting place will be at the Head of the River cemetery in Estell Manor, NJ. Those who desire can send memorial contributions in his honor to St. Peter's United Methodist Church, 8th and Central Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226 or Shore Medical Center Foundation, 100 Medical Center Way, Somers Point, NJ 08244. To leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.

Interment Information

Head Of The River Cemetery
Route 49
Estelle Manor, New Jersey, United States

Visitation

When Monday, May 6th, 2013, 11:00am - 12:00pm Location St. Peter's United Methodist Church Address 501 East Eighth Street Ocean City, NJ 08226- Share on Facebook

Service Information

When Monday, May 6th, 2013, 12:00pm Location St. Peter's United Methodist Church Address 501 East Eighth Street Ocean City, NJ 08226- Share on Facebook