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Cliff Nolan.

Labor leader Cliff Nolan dies at 62

By David Wildstein, February 12 2020 6:27 pm

Cliff Nolan, a popular leader of the Teamsters Union in New Jersey, died on February 9.  He was 62.

Nolan began working for the Teamsters driving a beer delivering truck at shore point after serving in the U.S. Army.  He became involved in politics and became a Drive Rep for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters in Washington, D.C.

He later served as chairman of the Teamsters Joint Council 73 political action committee.

Nolan was actively involved in the Heroes-to-Heroes program that helped veterans with PTSD, and helping children with cancer at the Australian Challenge Program.

He is survived by wife, Nancy, his step-children and step-grandchildren, his sister and nephew, and his parrot, Gus.

Visitation will be held  from 3-7 PM on Friday at the Thomas L. Shinn Funeral Home in Manahawkin.  A Mass of Christian Burial is set for 1 PM on Saturday at St. Mary Church in Barnegat, NJ.  In lieu of flowers, the Nolan family is requesting that donations be sent to the Heroes-to- Heroes Foundation.

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