FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- Mathew R. Lease, a resident of Fair Lawn, died Friday, May 20. He was 89.
Born in New York City and raised in North Bergen, he resided in Fair Lawn for 30 years.
He proudly served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Prior to retiring, he was a pharmacist with Damiano Pharmacy in Clifton for many years.
He is survived by his wife Eileen Kennedy; children, Mathew Lease and companion Kelly Taylor, Karen Baumgartner, Rita Loguidice and husband Tom and Sandra Hughes and husband Chris; sister, Carol McQuaid and the late Henry Lease; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 would be appreciated.