Life Story: Louis Hajdu-Nemeth, 52; 37-Year Volunteer Fireman

Louis Hajdu-Nemeth passed away April 30 at JFK Medical in Edison with his family at his side. He was 52 years old.

Mr. Hajdu-Nemeth was born in New Brunswick and was a lifetime resident of Franklin Township. He was formerly employed by Campbell Supply in South Brunswick as the Service Manager with their Fire and Emergency Vehicle Line. He also worked at University Shell in New Brunswick for many years as a mechanic.

Mr. Hajdu-Nemeth was a Life Member of Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department and a former Chief. He was currently President of Somerset Volunteer Fire and Rescue. He served as Fire Commissioner for Franklin Township Fire District One for two terms from 1997-2000 and from 2008-2011 He served for 37 years as a volunteer fireman.

Mr. Hajdu-Nemeth was a certified Scuba Diver and enjoyed camping with his family and friends. He was also a NASCAR fan.
He was pre-deceased by his parents, Louis and Elsie Hajdu-Nemeth, and a brother, Steven Hajdu-Nemeth.

Mr. Hajdu-Nemeth is survived by his wife of 25 years, Terry Hague Hajdu-Nemeth of Somerset, and his children, Kevin Hague-Schoonmaker and his fiancé Amanda of Bradley Gardens, Jessica Ruggiero and her husband Ronal of Pottstown, Pa., and Louis Hajdu-Nemeth of Somerset. He is also survived by his grandson Christopher and his mother-in-law, Sharon Hague.

Visiting will be held from 1-3:30 p.m. and 6:30-9 p.m. May 3 at the Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton St.

A funeral mass will take place 9 a.m. May 4 at St. Matthias church in Somerset. Committal services will follow at Franklin Memorial Park in North Brunswick.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Mr. Hajdu-Nemeth’s name to Somerset Volunteer Fire and Rescue, 14 Hollywood Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873 or the Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department, 21 Olcott St, Somerset, NJ 08873.


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