In Memoriam


Rudolph L. Marini

formerly of Point Pleasant

Rudolph L. Marini died peacefully on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at home surrounded by family. Mr. Marini was born in Union City, New Jersey, moved to Point Pleasant, NJ in 1968 eventually moving to Middleburg, Florida in 2004.

Mr Marini was a graduate of Emerson High School and a graduate of New York University with an Aeronautical Engineering Degree. Mr. Marini was a decorated WW II veteran making Staff Sargent and honored by the French Government as a Chevalier, the highest award they give to soldiers for their war efforts. Mr. Marini was awarded 4 Battle Pins including one for The Battle of The Bulge.

Mr. Marini worked for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for 40 years retiring as Duty Manager of Newark International Airport in 1988. A job that afforded him many opportunities to meet and befriend many famous people, including Richard Nixon, Frank Sinatra, Ronald Regan and many more including the Queen of England some which became a first name basis relationship. He was a member of the Republican Committee and served two terms on the Point Pleasant Board of Education and was also a former Board Member and President at Bay Head Shores Property owners Association.

Mr. Marini is predeceased by his mother, Virginia; father, Domenico; 3 brothers, George, Donald and Joseph and a sister, Rose. He leaves behind his wife of 63 years, Nancy; a son, Victor and his wife Colleen; three grandchildren, Jade of Manchester NJ, Summer and her husband Dale of Middleburg Florida and Nicklaus of Brick NJ and 5 great grandchildren, Caleb, Damon, Victoria, Richard and Ryan Nicole.

The family is having a Memorial Service Monday, June 18th at 10:30 am at Saint Lukes Catholic Church, 1606 Blanding Blvd., Middleburg, Florida 32068.

Published in Asbury Park Press on June 17, 2012

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