Morgan J. Leigh, Jr.
10/31/1943 - 07/21/2021

MORGAN CAME TO AMERICA IN 1956.WHEN HE WAS 12 YEARS OLD WITH HIS MOTHER, FATHER AND TWO SISTERS BARBARA AND MARY.  HE WAS THE SON OF A WELSH COAL MINER AND VERY PROUD OF IT.  THEY HAD FIRST SETTLED IN LINCOLN PARK, NJ.   LATER, HE HAD MOVED TO BUTLER FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND THEN MOVED TO TOM’S RIVER.  HE WAS A SALESMAN FOR APEX FOR MANY MANY YEARS UP UNTIL RETIREMENT.  MORGAN LOVED SPORTS AND WAS A TERRIFIC ATHLETE.  HE WAS ALSO A BIG FISHERMAN. HE LOVED THE MOUNTAINS AND ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE OUTDOORS.  HE WAS A WONDERFUL LOVING HUSBAND AND FATHER.  HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS LOVING WIFE SUSAN OF TOMS RIVER, HIS SISTER MARY ELIZABETH FERRARI OF LAKE HIAWATHA, HIS SISTER IN LAW, ROSEANN AQUILINO, HIS NEPHEW GARY FERRARI JR OF LAKE HIAWATHA, HIS NEPHEW JOHN FLEITSTRA, JOHN’S WIFE JANINE AND DAUGHTER FALLON OF PARSIPPANY, HIS NIECE VIVIAN FLEITSTRA, HUSBAND READE AND SON AUSTIN OF MARYLAND, HIS 93 YEAR OLD AUNT ROSE MARY FLYE OF GALLOWAY, A DAUGHTER VICKI LAURETTA, AND HIS GRANDSON MICHAEL LEIGH. HE IS PRE-DECEASED BY HIS SISTER, BARBARA FLEITSTRA AND BROTHER IN LAW, FRANK AQUILINO. HE LIVED HIS LIFE TO THE FULLEST AND HE WAS A DEVOTED HUSBAND/SON/FATHER/UNCLE/BROTHER AND FRIEND.  WE WILL CHERISH ALL OF OUR MEMORIES AND WE MISS HIM DEARLY.

VISITINGHOURS WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2021, FROM 11 AM TO 1 PM, WITH A PRAYER SERVICE AT 1PM AT THE BRADLEY SMITH & SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 415 MORRIS AVE. SPRINGFIELD, NJ.TOSEND THE FAMILY A CONDOLENCE, PLEASE VISIT,WWW.BRADLEYFUNERALHOMES.COM


Funeral Home:
Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Saturday, July 24, 2021. 11 am to 1 pm.
Funeral:
Prayer Service. Saturday, July 24, 2021 1 pm
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