EDISON, NJ – Richard Sorensen, 66, lifelong resident of Edison, NJ entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 28, at JFK Medical Center.

Born in New Brunswick, he lived in the Clara Barton section of Edison and was a graduate of JP Stevens High School.

Sorenson served 4 years in the US Navy and was a 41 year member of Clara Barton American Legion Post 324 and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4410 of Woodbridge. He was also Past Master of Americus Lodge #83 of Woodbridge and is a member of Lafayette Masonic Lodge #27 of Rahway. He worked and retired from Zeston in Edison after 30 years and was currently employed at Stop & Shop, Edison.

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Sorensen is predeceased by his parents, Mildred and Harry Sorensen and is survived by his wife, Georganna Feher Sorensen, his son, Richard Allen Sorensen, Jr., and his sister Barbara Herr and her husband Russell of Forked River.

The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at 10 a.m. in the Costello-Runyon Funeral, 568 Middlesex Avenue (Rt. 27) Metuchen. Interment will be in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 270 Woodbridge Avenue, Metuchen. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.

Donations may be made to the American Lung Association of NJ, 1600 Rt. 22 East, Union, NJ 07083 in his memory would be appreciated.