Rockaway: Edward J. Koehler Jr. passed away peacefully on November 15, 2019 at St. Clare's Hospital in Dover. He was 54 years of age.
Edward was born in Denville and raised in Wharton. He lived in Rockaway for the past 21 years. He worked construction with his brother for 15 years and also worked as a custodian at Morris Hills High School for 16 years, retiring in 2016.
He is survived by his parents Jeannette and Edward J. Koehler Sr., 2 sisters; Christine Mulligan and Toni Koehler, 2 brothers; James Carlson and Steven Carlson, niece Tara Mulligan and nephew James Carlson.
A Memorial Visitation will be held 5-7pm on Wednesday November 20, at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton. A Funeral Service will be held 7pm at the Funeral Home. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations made in Edward's memory to the Salvation Army or Market Street Mission would be appreciated.
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