Edward Sooy

Edward "Chet" Sooy

Wednesday December 27, 1939 - Saturday January 12, 2019
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Sooy, Edward ‘Chet’, 81, of Galloway, passed away January 12, 2019. Born in Atlantic City, he was raised in the Inlet. He was a life-long Atlantic County resident, last residing in Galloway for the past 25 years. Chet was a veteran of the US Navy, serving in the early 1960’s, and stationed on a ship, surrounding Cuba, during the Bay of Pigs. He was a lifetime member of Local #277 Painters Union (IUPAT), district council 711. Chet loved the water and loved spending time fishing. He also enjoyed English darts, watching NASCAR, golf and playing cards, especially pinochle and poker.

He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline ‘Jackie’; his children, Eddie and his wife Lisa Sooy, Janine Sooy-Sheridan and Jackie and her husband Dan Huff; as well as several grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9AM to 10:45 on Wednesday January 16, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 591 New Jersey Ave., Absecon. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. For directions or online condolences, please visit
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday January 16, 2019 | - 12:00am
    Wednesday January 16, 2019 - 12:00am
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
    591 New Jersey Avenue
    Absecon 08201
  • Service

    Wednesday January 16, 2019 |
    Wednesday January 16, 2019
    St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
    591 New Jersey Avenue
    Absecon 08201


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Michael Sheridan

Posted at 12:00am
Condolences?? The Sheridan’s.

Matt and Nina Printy

Posted at 12:00am
Ed, Our deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your father. May fond memories of him remain within you forever. Matt and Nina Printy

James Brown

Posted at 12:00am
Jackie sorry for your loss , hes in god hands now ,, jb

Marie Brady

Posted at 12:00am
My deepest Sympathy to you and your family. My husband John worked with him for many years and spoke very highly of him always.

Dottie Thorpe

Posted at 12:00am
Dear Jackie, May God be with you as he is with Chet. Love, Dottie Thorpe.

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