Alfred J. Thorne
May 28, 1932 - January 31, 2024
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Alfred J. Thorne, 91 the Retired Chief of Police of West Long Branch, died on Jan. 31st surrounded by his family. Chief Thorne was born and raised in Long Branch and settled in West Long Branch in 1960. A devoted parishioner of St. Michael’s RC Church, where he and his wife Lynn were active in …
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Tom Delehanty left a message on February 6, 2024:
Our heartfelt condolences to the entire Thorne family. Eileen, Nora, James and I send all our love and deepest sympathy. Chief Thorne was a wonderful and wise man in so many ways! I truly cherished our conversations on the beach over the years and an absolutely beautiful video tribute to WLB’s main man! With God's blessing rest in peace Mr. Thorne, Tommy & Eileen Delehanty
Joseph Mirarchi left a message on February 5, 2024:
To the Thorne Family who I have know for many years, my condolences. A soft spoken gentleman, who always had a positive outlook on life, the Chief will be missed.
Peter Wortman left a message on February 5, 2024:
I Am so very saddened to learn of Chief Thornes passing. He was a good friend for many years . Always enjoyed seeing him at LBHS football games. He will be greatly missed by myself and all who knew him My deepest condolences to his wife Lynn and his daughters. May he rest in peace.....
Ciro family left a message on February 4, 2024:
My thoughts and prayers are with the Thorne family! Great family with a wonderful patriarch. Wish I could be able to pay our respects in person!
Philip & Penny Hinck left a message on February 4, 2024:
I would be setting up road races at 5am and would always see and give a shout out to Al walking the boardwalk and promenade.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
The Sparandeo Family left a message on February 3, 2024:
To the Thorne Family, Deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one and our neighbor. The Sparandeo Family
Kathie Napoliton left a message on February 3, 2024:
Our deepest condolences to you Nancy, your mom and sisters
James P Gomez left a message on February 2, 2024:
Rest in Peace Chief Thorne
Woolley Boglioli Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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