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Visitation:  Wednesday, November 14, 2018, beginning at 9 a.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank.

Mass:  Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge Avenue, Fair Haven.

Burial:  Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 125 Central Avenue, East Orange.


Memorial Gathering:  Monday, November 12th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank.

Memorial services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, it is requested that donations be made in Matthew’s name to the Cellucci Fund for ALS Research, UMass Medical School S1-480, 55 Lake Avenue, Worchester, MA 01655.  Online donations can also be made at:

Visitation:  Sunday, November 11, 2018, 2 to 5 p.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank.

Funeral Service:  King of Kings Lutheran Church, 250 Harmony Rd, Middletown.

Entombment:  Holmdel Cemetery & Mausoleum, 900 Holmdel Rd, Holmdel

Donations:  King of Kings Luther Church, 250 Harmony Rd, Middletown, NJ 07748 or Mon Co SPCA, 260 Wall St, Eatontown, NJ 07724



Memorial Gathering:  Sunday, December 23, 2018, from 1 to 3 p.m., with remembrances and shared stories at 2:30, at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank.



All services are private.

If desired, a donation may be made in Richard's honor to:  The Monmouth County Retired Detectives Association, P.O. Box 189, West Long Branch, NJ 07764.





Visitation:  Monday, November 5th from 4 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank. 

Mass of Christian Burial:  Tuesday, November 6th at 10 a.m. at St. James RC Church, 94 Broad St, Red Bank. 

Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown.  

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Alzheimer’s New Jersey, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834-1365.


A Memorial Service will be on Monday, November 12th, 10:00 AM at the Christ Episcopal Church, 90 Kings Hwy., Middletown, NJ  07748

Donations:  Rumson Garden Club Endowment Fund, Box 120, Rumson, NJ 07760.


Funeral Service:  Monday, November 5th at 10 a.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank.

Interment:  Private

Donations in lieu of flowers:  Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Charlottesville, VA 22911 and First Presbyterian Church of Rumson, 4 East River Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760.





Memorial Gathering:  Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 2 to 4 p.m., with a service at 3:30, at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Shriners Hospital for Children would be appreciated.

In honoring Diane’s wishes, all services will be private and because her granddaughters’ education was her priority, she asked in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Diane Dowds Memorial Fund, c/o Thompson Memorial Home, PO Box 8097, Red Bank, NJ 07701

Memorial Gathering:  Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 4:00-7:00 PM @ the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ

Memorial Service:  Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 6:30 PM at the funeral home

In lieu of flowers: The family asks that memorial donations be made to P.E.O (Philanthropic Education Organization), Chapter AH, Colts Neck, NJ. C/O Meg Bitter, Treasurer, 3446 Woodfield Ave ,Wall, NJ 07719

Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740