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Michael A Roellke

October 7, 1944 — December 10, 2023

Little Egg Harbor

Michael A Roellke

Michael A. Roellke, 79 of Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away on Sunday December 10, 2023. Michael was born in Newark, NJ and spent time living in East Orange, NJ before settling in Little Egg Harbor in 1973. Michael proudly served our nation in the United State Navy from 1966 to 1968 and he worked as a Clerk in the Tuckerton Post Office. He was a Communicant at St. Theresa’s R.C Church in Little Egg Harbor, NJ, a member of the American Legion Post 493 and a member of the MICA Club. Michael was the past president of the National Association of Letter Carriers branch 4029 and was the American Postal Workers Union shop steward for Tuckerton during his employment. Michael helped teach CCD classes at St. Theresa’s Church for 10 years, spent 6 years on the Little Egg Harbor elementary school board and was the past vice president of the Ocean County school board.

Michael was predeceased by his parents Edward and Margaret Roellke and his brother Edward A. Roellke.

He is survived by his loving wife Donna of 54 years, daughter Lesley Doherty and husband Mike of Shamong, NJ, grandsons Nicholas Ryan and Michael Finn and sister Carol Ann DeLorenzi.

Visitation will be held on Monday December 18th, 2023 from 9:30-10:30am at Maxwell Funeral Home 160 Mathistown Rd. Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 followed by an 11am Funeral Mass at St. Theresa’s Church 450 Radio Rd. Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 and burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Tuckerton, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his honor to The American Legion Post 493 at 420 Radio Rd. Little Egg Harbor, NJ 0808. Or The Friends of Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter at www.fosocas.org/donations

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Visitation

Monday, December 18, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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Mass

Monday, December 18, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Monday, December 18, 2023

12:15 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tuckerton Greenwood Cemetery

N Green St, Tuckerton, NJ 08087

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