GRALA, ARTHUR M. 73 - Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at home. He was born in Brooklyn, NY; resided in Avenel, NJ, Sewaren, NJ and Carteret, NJ before moving to Little Egg Harbor, NJ. Arthur was a Police Officer for 29 years with Woodbridge Police Department, Woodbridge, NJ. After moving to Little Egg Harbor, Arthur worked at Viking Yachts, New Gretna and FAA Tech. Center, Pomona. Arthur was a 4th Degree Knight in Don Bosco, also was a member of the NJ Honor Legion, American Legion Post 493, American Legion Riders 493, Past Commander of VFW Post 7164 in Avenel, Iselin First Aid Squad and Boy Scout Leader, Troop 31 in Port Reading. Arthur was predeceased by his first wife, Katherine Grala. He is survived by his wife, Carol, Little Egg Harbor, NJ; sons, Edward Grala, Hewitt, NJ and Richard Grala (Kristen) of Tuckerton, NJ; daughter, Susan Porubsky (Michael) of Toms River, NJ; grandchildren, Scott Grala, Richard Grala Jr., Rose Zollner, Jessica Zollner, Mary Zollner and Sarah Zollner; great-granddaughter, Madison Grala, brother-in-law, Gary Poulsen (Mary); nieces, Cassie Poulsen and Erica Esser (Ben). A service will be held Sunday, 1:00 PM, April 13, 2014 at the American Legion, 420 Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor, NJ. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 134 EAST MAIN ST., TUCKERTON, NJ is handling the arrangements. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his name to American Legion Post 493, 420 Radio Rd., Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 or Meridan Hospice.

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