Eugene Francis Dunn, 87, of Farmingdale passed away at home on Monday, September 25, 2017. Gene was born and raised in Brooklyn and had lived in Long Island and Florida before settling in Farmingdale in 2011. Prior to his retirement in 1995, He worked as a sales associate at Harcourt Brace, New York. A veteran of the United States Navy, Gene was a staunch Republican who followed politics. An avid reader of military literature, he loved to share stories about his naval career. Gene was a member of the American Legion in both Florida and New Jersey. He was a sports fan who enjoyed golf and was also a Mets fan. Gene was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years, Teresa Ann Dunn just two short months ago. Gene is survived by his children, Kathleen Dunn of Northport, NY, Gerard Dunn of Huntington, NY, Timothy Dunn of Huntington, NY, Richard Dunn and his wife, Julie of Huntington, NY, Nancy Dunn of Los Angeles, CA, and Carolyn Proto and her husband, Robert of Farmingdale; and grandchildren, Rylan, Dana, Kami, Austin, Aidan, Samuel, Kyle, and Natalie.
Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 8:30 AM for the procession to his 9:30 AM Funeral Mass at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, 31 Asbury Road, Farmingdale. Interment will be private. For directions, information or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.