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Brian J. Woodruff

December 12, 1976 ~ June 22, 2019 (age 42)

Brian Woodruff was called home on June 22, 2019 in Barnegat, NJ at the young age of 42.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Sandy Woodruff of Barnegat, NJ, his father, William Woodruff of Red Bank, NJ, his mother,  Patricia Vroman-Stuart of Sarasota, Florida, and his stepfather, Jim Stuart, his loving aunts Joanna, Carol, and Liz as well as his cousins Brandon, Darien, Ashley and Ryan and their families, his step siblings Heather, Ramsay and Rebecca, his aunt and uncle Judy and Jimmy, and his in-laws, Barbara and Bill Farmer of Barnegat, NJ, his sister and brother-in-law, Darla and Brett Novick, as well as, his niece and nephew, Billy and Samantha, all of Manahawkin, NJ. Additionally, their treasured pets Jax, Reina, Flex and Roxy. Brian was preceded in death by his beloved grandmother, Lena Woodruff, maternal grandparents and his cousin, Bill Kehr, whose love of watches he cherished.

Brian was born on December 12, 1976  in Red Bank, NJ. He graduated from Middletown South HIgh School, Middletown, NJ, where he played football, and then went on to the School of Visual Arts in 1999, with a degree in Graphic Design and Advertising.. After meeting Sandy, the love of his life, they married October 31, 2009. Brian established his own graphic design company and most recently, began a position as a graphic artist for Spencer Corporation. Brian was the beloved uncle to Samantha and Billy Novick, who will always hold dear, his kindness, humor and above all, his caring heart.

Brian was an accomplished graphic artist, art director, and DJ, whose incredible talents and abilities were shown in all that he put his hand upon.  He was a beautiful soul, whitty, intelligent, and hysterically funny. He was giving, generous, and humble and loved with every ounce of his heart. He was a person who loved the Jets, and the Mets, fireworks, DJing and music of all types.  Brian never missed an opening day of trout fishing with his father. He was truly one of a kind.

The family would like to thank all of those who touched Brian’s life.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 26th from 2-4 and 7-9 at Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home at 573 Mill Creek Road Manahawkin, NJ. A celebration of life will take place on Thursday, June 27th at 10am at the Maxwell-Tobie Funeral Home, followed by a mausoleum entombment at noon at the Ocean County Memorial Park at 280 Wells Mill Rd, Waretown, NJ. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Brian's life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association or the Monmouth County SPCA.

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