Obituary of Eugene B. Sasse
Eugene (Gene) B. Sasse, 82, of Hammonton, died at home on Friday, June 28th surrounded by his beloved family. Born June 2, 1937 in Philadelphia, he lived in Winslow Township, NJ, and Ocean City, NJ. Gene graduated from North Catholic High School in Philadelphia. He was a Veteran of The United States Army. Gene was inducted into The South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009. He was a member of The SJ Baseball Umpires Assoc. Gene and his wife Nancy were longtime coordinators and presenters of both Engaged Encounter and Marriage Encounter for many years. Gene was both an Altar Server Instructor and Church Caretaker at Saint John Neumann.
Beloved husband of Nancy (Marsilio), loving father of Michael (Wendy) Sasse, and Debbie Moffa, and father-in-law to Tony Moffa. Devoted grandfather to his girls, Ashlee Galletta, Jenna Moffa, Alyson Moffa (Shawn Chase), and great grandfather to the light of his life Averi Chase. Brother to Sr. Joan Sasse, Gail (Bob) Blair, Judy Sasse, Gerry (Annette) Sasse. Gene was preceded in death by parents Calvin and Mary Sasse, and loving brother Francis G. Sasse.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Vincent de Paul Society, Saint Augustine Church, Saint Damien Parish, 1337 Asbury Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226. Gene adored spending time with his family, especially his girls. He loved coaching football, umpiring high school baseball, and watching the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles. Most of all he loved Ocean City, strolling the beach, and body surfing.
A Viewing will be held on Wednesday, July 3rd from 9-11am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11am at Our Lady of Good Council Church, 3948 Central Ave., Ocean City, NJ 08226. Interment with military honors will follow at the Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery, Estell Manor.