Henry Cheesman

Obituary of Henry A Cheesman

Henry Albert Cheesman, age 89, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at his home in Whitehouse, NJ.


Born in Westville, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Henry W. and Cora Velma(Scott) Cheesman. He was the beloved husband to his wife, Josephine and was married for 67 beautiful years and had four children.


Henry grew up in Clinton Twp. and after high school joined the Marines and served on three different ships. Upon leaving the Marines he became a heavy equipment mechanic.  He then secured a position working for the Town of Manville Road Department from which he retired as the Superintendent.    


Henry is lovingly remembered by his wife, Josephine, their children, Barbara (Ronald) Martin, Theresa (Mark) Petersen, Carol (Sal) Tavaglione, and Michael (Christine) Cheesman. He is also survived by his wonderful grandchildren, Ronald Martin Jr., Mark Petersen Jr., Christine Petersen Egbert, Rebecca Martin Peifly, Cara Tavaglione Calderone, Jerrit Martin and Kristen Cheesman and his adored great grandchildren, Madison, Aubrey, Ronald, Joseph, Sara, Jack, Theresa, and Lincoln.  


Due to gathering restrictions a private entombment will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Bridgewater.  


In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Henry’s name may be made to the Whitehouse Rescue Squad through In MEMORY OF at www.inmemof.org/henry-a-cheesman


To send condolences to the family please visit, www.kearnsfuneralhome.co


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