Donald Davis, Jr.

Obituary of Donald I. Davis, Jr.


Donald I. Davis, Jr., 94, of Point Pleasant, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020.


Born in Elizabeth, he grew up in Roselle Park and graduated from Roselle High School.  He summered in Point Pleasant from 1930-40 and moved there permanently in 1946.


Don was a United States Army Air Force, World War II veteran and was retired from McGuire Air Force Base, where he worked as a civilian employee in non-destructive inspection.


He was an honorary member of Point Pleasant Borough Fire Company No. 2 and was a delegate and life member of the New Jersey State Firemen’s Association.  Don was also a member of Point Boro First Aid/EMS Squad and was a communicant of the Church of Saint Martha, Point Pleasant.


He was predeceased by his beloved wife, who he married in 1955, Janet Catherine Roth Davis in 2014.

Don is survived  by his three daughters, Kathleen Werner (David) of Lacey, Laura O’Connor of Lacey, and Donna Cauley (Robert) of Manchester, VT; eight grandchildren, Kevin O’Connor (Ashley), Melissa Edgecomb (Gregory), Katherine Bloemer (Gregory), Brian Werner (Erin), James Werner, Robert Cauley (Maria), Lauren Kalal (Peter), and Ashley Leonard (Sean);and six great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by two sisters, Jane Bonavito and Alice Carver; and many nieces and nephews.

At 11 a.m., Thursday, August 6 a Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at the Church of Saint Martha, 3800 Herbertsville Road, Point Pleasant, followed by inurnment at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown.  .  (Facial coverings are required, attendance limitations, and adherence to social distancing guidelines are in effect)

In his memory, donations may be made to the Church of Saint Martha or to a charitable organization of the donor’s choice.







Funeral Liturgy

11:00 am
Thursday, August 6, 2020
The Church of Saint Martha
3800 Herbertsville Road
Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States


BGWCD Veterans Memorial Cemetery
350 Provinceline Road
Arneytown (Wrightstown Mailing), New Jersey, United States
Following the Liturgy Please note traffic detour
Share Your Memory of