Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Dr. Jeffrey Huguenin
Dr. Jeffrey Huguenin, 46, of Howell passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at home. He was born and raised in South Amboy and had lived in Brick before settling in Howell in 2004. Jeffrey graduated from West Chester University, where he met his wife, Beth, and received his degree in Health and Physical Education in 1994. He then received his Masters in Educational Leadership from Georgian Court University in 2003 and later received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from St. Peter’s University in 2014.
Jeffrey worked as a Principal for the Freehold Township Board of Education at Joseph J. Catena Elementary School since 2013 as well as an Adjunct Professor for Masters and Bachelor level classes at Georgian Court University. He was a National Presenter for educational technologies and a member of the NJPSA, where he published an article in Educational Viewpoints entitled “Hiring Practices for Principals”. Jeffrey was acknowledged in the works of Ted Dintersmith in his book Most Likely To Succeed in 2018. He developed a STEAM Center in the Joseph J. Catena Elementary School with the support of Lockheed Martin Corporation.
Jeffrey had a passion for soccer and played for the West Chester University Golden Rams, later becoming a coach for the Howell United Rebels and Hornets. He was the former President of the Howell United Soccer Club and enjoyed watching Liverpool play for the English Premier League. Jeffrey also was a New Jersey Devils, New York Giants, and Yankees fan. Most of all, he adored his family and was a great father and loving husband.
Jeffrey was predeceased by his father, Thomas Huguenin in 1999; mother, MaryAnn Huguenin in 2011; and brother, Scott Huguenin in 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Beth Huguenin of Howell; daughters, Sara and Emily Huguenin of Howell; brother, Marc Huguenin and his wife, Lisa of Princeton; sisters, Michelle Huguenin of South Amboy and Mary Charmello and her husband, James of South Amboy; mother-in-law and father-in-law, John and Arlene Salerno of Howell; brother-in-law, John Salerno and his wife, Barbara of Howell; sisters-in-law, Mary Aguirre and her husband, Daniel of Hazlet and Joan Russo and her husband, Roy of East Brunswick; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Thursday, October 11, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his 10:00 AM funeral service on Friday, October 12, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jeffrey’s name to the Joseph J. Catena Elementary School PTO in support of the STEAM Center, 275 Burlington Road, Freehold Township, NJ 07728. For information, directions, or condolence messages to the family, visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com.