Edward J. Bodnar Jr., passed away Thursday, September 8, at his home in Plumsted.
Born in Trenton on July 12, 1953, he resided in Bordentown and Cream Ridge.
He was a graduate of Mercer County Community College and previously employed by Educational Testing Service in Princeton and the US Postal Service.
Ed had a lifelong passion for music; he was an avid musician who played bass gui-tar in many bands in the Trenton area. He enjoyed Classic old films and was an Eagles and Phillies fan. Ed loved life to its fullest; he lived by the motto “You never slow down, you never grow old”.
He was the son of the late Edward J. Sr. and Stella C. Bodnar, he is predeceased by his sisters, Janet A. Bodnar, Paulette J. Schmitt, Terry Lynn Bodnar, his brothers, David G. Bodnar, Frank C. Bodnar, and John A. Bodnar. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kay Bodnar, his son, Alexander J. Bodnar and partner Ashley Kovacs, his brother, Joseph E. Bodnar, sister, Margaret M. Brischler and husband David M. Brischler, and Gloria J. Bodnar-Figueroa, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made in Ed’s memory to either the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105., or a charity of choice.
For family and friends who cannot attend Edward’s Mass, please click on the link below to watch via Mary Mother of the Church Parish- Live Stream Service.
A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday September 16, 2022, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 45 Crosswicks St., Bordentown. Calling hours will be held Friday morning from 9:30 -10:30 am at Bordentown Home for Funerals. Burial will be private.
Arrangements are under the direct care and supervision of Robert L. Pecht, Bor-dentown Home for Funerals 40 Crosswicks St. Bordentown, NJ 08505. Please go to Edward’s Book of memories page at www.Bordentownhomeforfunerals.com for ar-rangement information and direction, to upload a picture, make a donation or offer condolences to the family.