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Local officials have announced the passing of former Mayor Thomas Kelaher.

Kelaher served 3 terms as Mayor of Toms River, New Jersey from 2008 through 2020. He was “a pillar of our community” and maintained an active law practice in the area for over 50 years.

“He has left a lasting legacy for our community and his family,” Mayor Maurice B.Hill shared to Facebook. “On behalf of all the residents of Toms River we extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the Kelaher Family.”

Click here to read the official statement from Toms River Township Government.