William P. Temple, 82, of Whiting, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Born in New York City, he lived in Freehold before moving to Whiting in 1994. William was printing press repairman. He worked for Addressograph-Multagraph. He was a Village 5 Trustee, loved trains, gardening, flowers and was an all around good guy. He was a communicant and usher of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Whiting.
William was predeceased by his sister, Margaret. He is survived by his beloved wife, Regina Temple; five children, Patricia Sim and her husband, John of Keansburg, William and Susan Temple of Dallas, TX, Deidre Zeeman of Toms River, Dawn Rosta of North Hanover and Bruce Hornik, Jr. and his wife, Jennifer of Manahawkin; one brother, Francis Temple of Palm Coast Florida; one sister, Elizabeth Mixon of Hickory Grove, SC; 16 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Mass will be offered Friday, June 2nd at 10:45 a.m. at the All Saints Chapel of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Whiting. Inurnment will follow at Brig. Gen William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. For information and condolences please visit our website at manchestermemorial.net