John Edward “Ned” Sauerwein
John Edward Ned Sauerwein, 91 of Sanibel, Florida and Brielle passed away on Thursday July 9, 2015 at home in Brielle. Ned was born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ and upon graduation from high school he entered the army. Ned served his country during WW II. He was assigned to the 294th Combat Battalion and during his service Ned was involved in five battles and after fighting and surviving them he thought of every day after as a gift. After his service to our nation Ned returned home and received a Law Degree from Rutgers Law School. Ned was employed by St. Paul Insurance Company of East Orange and Boston, MA for over 30 years. After retiring from ST. Paul Insurance Company he co-founded Princeton Insurance Company Princeton, NJ and was CEO for 12 years before retiring in 1973. Ned was an avid golfer and he also enjoyed boating and sailing. He was a former member of Roselle Golf Club and a longtime member of Manasquan River Golf Club. Ned loved his wife Marie, his children, grandchildren and great grandchild. He also loved his friends and was a true friend to all. Ned was predeceased by his wife of 68 years Marie (nee McDonough) Sauerwein in October of 2014. He is survived by his two daughters and their husbands Barbara and Harold Rausch of Scottsdale AZ and Janie and Kevin Maloney of Westfield, NJ. Ned is also survived by five grandchildren Tyler Maloney, Brittany Smutko and her husband Greg, Griffin Maloney, Brianne Marsh and her husband Chris and Lane Maloney. Additionally, Ned is survived by a great granddaughter Riley Marsh and a brother Richard and Flossie Sauerwein of Linden, NJ. Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday July 12 from 1-3 pm and Monday July 13 from 5-8 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ. At the request of the family please no flowers memorial donations may be made to Frances Foundation of Kids Fighting Cancer 8 Bryce Road Holmdel, NJ 07733 or by email www.francesfoundation.net. To send condolences to the family or obtain directions to the funeral home please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com.