Timothy R. Pfleger, 32, of Holmdel, passed away Friday, September 30th.
Born in Red Bank, Timothy was raised in Holmdel. He graduated from Holmdel High School and the Monmouth County Fire Academy in 2008. In 2011, Timothy graduated from Brookdale College. Timothy was a former dispatcher for Holmdel Township and was currently employed with the Department of Transportation for the State of New Jersey.
He attended both the Indian Hill School and William Satz School in Holmdel, as well as graduating from Holmdel High School.
Tim became a Cadet with the Keyport Fire Department in 2007, and in 2008 he joined the Fire Patrol and graduated the Monmouth County Fire Academy. He served as a Lieutenant and Captain, before becoming the 3rd Assistant Chief in 2019 and in 2022 became the Chief of the Keyport Fire Department. Tim also joined the Holmdel Fire and Rescue #2. Tim’s love for fire service began as a 4 year old when he would join his father at the fire house. He had an ambition to become a fire inspector for Holmdel Township and to be a trainer at the Monmouth County Fire Academy.
A true sports enthusiast, Tim loved Notre Dame football, the NY Yankees, the NJ Devils and the NY Giants. He enjoyed participating in both fantasy football and baseball. Tim loved baseball, playing little league, travel and then playing for Holmdel High School. He loved watching Big Daddy and Home Alone and quoting lines from the movies. He was a fan of country music, especially Toby Keith.
Surviving is his parents Charles & Melanie Pfleger and his sister Angela.
Visitation will be Wednesday, October 5th 3:00 – 8:00 pm at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 South Holmdel Road, Holmdel. A Firemen’s Services will be at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be Thursday, October 6th at 11:00 am at St. John’s Methodist Church, 2000 Florence Avenue, Hazlet.
For messages of condolence, please visit Tim’s page of tributes at www.holmdelfuneralhome.com.