Longtime Jewish EMS employee and Lakewood First Aid member Eddy Pevovar passes away [UPDATED]

Eddy Pevovar, a longtime Jewish EMS employee, has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 64.

Eddy was born in Lakewood, and attended the Betzalel Hebrew Day School. (See article here he posted several years ago).

As a member of Lakewood EMS and the Lakewood First Aid Squad for many years, Eddy gained a reputation as a fine gentleman.

“He was a super nice guy,” said a colleague. “He loved the team.”

His funeral will be held on Saturday.

The following was submitted by LFA:

“On behalf of the Lakewood Township First Aid we would like to send our condolences to the Pevovar family on the loss of Eddy 555. Thank you for service to Lakewood Township. It was a pleasure and honor for all of our members who have worked with him. May he Rest In Peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

Members of Lakewood First Aid”

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  1. Jewish and having a funeral on Saturday? Why don’t the askonim get involved and make sure he leaves this world without being mechalel Shabbos?? This is his last opportunity! I don’t get this. Thanks

  2. Eddy Howard Pevovar passed away peacefully, Wednesday, September 06, 2017 at his home. He was 64. Born in Lakewood, he resided in Eatontown before settling in Manchester 5 years ago. Most recently he worked for Lakewood EMS. He volunteered with local first aid squads, the American Red Cross, and organized dinners for the less fortunate. He served honorably in the U.S. Army, and held the rank of Major with the Civil Air Patrol. A graduate of Monmouth University, he continued his education with 2 graduate degrees. He loved painting, playing the drums, woodworking, and cooking large family meals.
    Surviving is his loving wife of 44 years, Christine; a son, Ken; a daughter, Faythe; a grandson, Caleb; his sister, Francine Rudd; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.
    A visitation will be held at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, on Friday from 6-9PM.
    Services are open to all, and will be held on Saturday 10AM at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2309 Route 70, Manchester. Entombment will follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River. In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in his name to the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

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