Relationship to me: father-in-law of 1/2 2nd cousin (how’s that for convoluted?)
This obituary was published in Star-Ledger on August 19, 2005 and can be found online (for a fee, since it’s now archived, thus the truncated image) at Legacy.com.
“Herbert David Freeman” – FREEMAN – Entered into rest on Aug. 17, 2005, Herbert David, of Mays Landing, loving husband of Eleanor “Elly” (nee Gordon), devoted father of Herbert Freeman (Kristine) and Claire Karthaeuser (Paul), brother of Barbara Ferris, also survived by his adored granddaughters, Katie and Anna Freeman. Relatives and friends may call at The WILFRED ARMITAGE & WIGGINS FUNERAL HOME, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny, on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Masonic Service at 7 p.m. with a funeral service to follow. Private Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 1332 N. Halstead St., Suite 201, Chicago, Il. 60622 or Livada Orphan Care, P.O. Box 1771, Windsor, Ca. 95492.
I also have another item, but no image, about him published in Star-Ledger on August 19, 2005:
“Herbert David Freeman,” 66, Pru analyst, Guardsman for 22 years, a Masonic service for Herbert David Freeman, 66, of Mays Landing will be at 7 o’clock this evening in the Wilfred Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. Mr. Freeman, who died Wednesday in Atlantic Care Regional Medical Center, Pomona, was a systems analyst for Prudential in Newark, where he worked for 40 years before retiring in 1997. He served in the National Guard from 1957 to 1979. He was a past master of the North Arlington F&AM Lodge 271. Born in Newark, he lived in Mays Landing for several years. Surviving are his wife, Eleanor; a son, Herbert; a daughter, Claire Karthaeuser; a sister, Barbara Ferris, and two grandchildren.