Edward M. Stryker III Obituary

Edward M.  Stryker III
Edward M. Stryker III

July 3, 1942 - May 29, 2018
Born in Somerville, New Jersey
Resided in Neshanic Station, New Jersey


Neshanic Station

Edward M. Stryker III

75, died May 29, 2018.

Ed was bornin Somerville and raised in Neshanic Station, the son of the late Edward and Ada Stryker. He was a 1960 graduate of Somerville High School and went on to train in heating and air conditioning. Ed owned and operated Stryker Systemsfrom 1967-1978 in Hillsborough and then moved to Lake Havasu City, AZ where he owned a Texaco Gas Station and taught HVAC at Mohave Community College. After living in Arizona, Ed moved back to New Jersey and opened Stryker Services in Whitehouse Station from 1982-1995 and in the years followingwas employed at Luce, Schwab &Kase in Middlesex.He was a founding member of the Martinsville Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and served in various positions of Church leadership while in the North Branch, Morristown, and Princeton Wards. A longtime resident of Whitehouse Station and Hillsborough, Ed was an avid collectorof antique cars, especiallyStudebaker automobiles. In his spare time, Ed enjoyedworking on cars,traveling on road trips, trap shooting,and surf fishing at the Jersey Shore. His sense of humor, generous heart, and helping hands will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Surviving are his wife of 26 years Sharon, sons Lee and wife Kim, Marc and wife Whitney, daughters Sherry McCann and husband Brian, SusieWhite and her husband Tim, Margie Hamberlin and husband Mark, two step-sons Stephen Walker and wife Mojda and Michael S. Walker, step-daughter Lisa Romaine, sister Susan Linzey Scarpa and husband Tony, former spouse Carol Haver Fraze, twenty four grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.

Visitation was held on June 1st at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home in Somerville. Funeral services wereheld June 2ndat the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Branchburgfollowed by interment at Neshanic Cemetery.

Donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the American Heart Association. To send condolences to the family, visit www.brucecvanarsdalefuneralhome.com.




Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Friday, June 1, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday, June 1, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
35 Lamington Road
Branchburg, New Jersey USA 08876
Saturday, June 2, 2018
11:00 AM


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