Theodore F. Bottone
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Theodore F. Bottone
  • October 6, 1930 - January 8, 2018
  • Toms River, New Jersey

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Theodore (Ted) Bottone, 87, of Lakewood, passed peacefully on January 8, 2018. Born in Jersey City, he graduated from Emerson High School. Ted moved to Brick in 1957 and resided there for over 40 years raising his family. He later moved to Toms River, residing in the Silver Ridge Community where he was a trustee on the board.

Ted was part of a group of people that helped develop Youth sports programs in Brick in the early 1960's including Little League and Biddy Basketball through the Junior Sports League. He coached teams for many years. Ted was a Dugan Man, delivering to homes around the Ocean and Monmouth county area. He later owned several businesses, including a 7-11in Toms River. He retired as a bus driver for the Brick school system.

Ted is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Arlene, his children, Kathy Bottone, Maureen Giordano (Joseph), Chris Iannuzzelli (Bill) and Theodore "Ace" (Debbie). He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Joseph (Emilie), Stephen (Alison) and Allison Giordano; Jennifer, Michele, and Victoria Iannuzzelli; and Andrew (Laura) and Matthew (Andrea) Bottone; and 3 great grandsons, Jackson, Leo and Samuel Giordano.

We love you, Dad! We Hate To See You Go.

A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday from 1-3 PM with a memorial service to begin at 3pm at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home26 Mule Road Toms River.