Dennis Buckley, a former mayor of Asbury Park, died on June 7. He was 68. Buckley was part of the “Five Who Care” slate that ousted incumbents in the 1993 municipal elections. He resigned in 1994 amidst some legal issues.
Leo Kedzierski, a former minor league baseball player and Sayreville councilman, died on June 10. He was 89. A U.S. Army veteran, Kedzierski played in the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates organizations from 1949 to 1951.