Glenn T. Thorn, Jr.
Glenn T. Thorn, Jr.
  • June 15, 1952 - November 27, 2017
  • Brick, New Jersey

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Glenn T. Thorn Jr., 65, of Brick, NJ, passed away suddenly surrounded by his loving family on Monday, November 27, 2017. Born and raised in Sea Girt, NJ, Glenn was a graduate of Manasquan High School. He was a self-employed master plumber for 40 years.

Glenn loved, and was loved by, his large family. He is predeceased by his father, Glenn T. Thorn Sr. and mother, Marjorie Combs Thorn. He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Fitzgerald and six children; son James Thorn and wife Kathleen of Brick; daughter Amy Tanella and husband Greg of Brick; son Brian Fitzgerald and wife Kathleen of Point Pleasant; son Sean Fitzgerald and wife Jill of Chantilly, VA; son Kevin Fitzgerald of Brick; and daughter Lindsay Thorn of Camden.

He is also survived by his sister Suzanne Wheeler of Brick; cousin Ross (Butch) Debele Jr.; in-laws Geri Wainwright and Eddie McIntyre of Brick, Patti Byrne of Brick, Karen Byrne of Point Pleasant, and brother Ray Thorn and wife Peg of Sea Girt.

Glenn - more affectionately known as "Pop" - adored his grandchildren Nick, Alex, Kaylie, James, Dylan and Delaney, plus countless nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for his kind-hearted nature, unwavering loyalty, and funny stories.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 30 from 4-8 pm at Neary-Quinn Funeral Home, 39 South Street, Manasquan, NJ. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 1 at 11:00 am at the funeral home followed by burial at Atlantic View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Glenn's memory to Toys for Tots at