Fred Burst

Obituary of Fred C. Burst

Fred C. Burst, Jr., 91, of Howell passed away on Saturday, February 9, 2019.  He was born in Irvington, grew up in Middletown, and settled in Freehold.  Fred worked as a mechanic and mixer for Nestle in Freehold, retiring in 1994. He proudly served in the United States Army during World War II, was a member of the Freehold First Aid Squad, and American Legion Post 54. 

Fred was predeceased by his parents, Fred C. Burst, Sr. and Irene Thiems Burst; brothers, Robert and Richard Burst; and grandson, A.J. Lamb.  He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Burst of Howell; son, Barry Lamb and his wife, Karen of Ocean Township; grandchildren, Christopher and Kaitlin Lamb of Ocean Township; and sister, Linda Burst Bryant and her husband, Frank of Fernandina Beach, FL.

A visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM with his funeral service to follow at 12:00 PM.  Interment will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Farmingdale.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Fred’s name to the American Cancer Society, 2310 Route 34, Manasquan, NJ 08736. For information, directions, or condolence messages to the family visit