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Wayne H. Clawans

May 17, 1958 — October 13, 2023

Franklin Park

Wayne H. Clawans, beloved son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away on October 13, 2023, in New Brunswick, NJ. He was born on May 17, 1958, in Newark, NJ.

Wayne had a passion for education and pursued his studies at the college level. He valued knowledge and embraced learning throughout his life.

This remarkable man touched the lives of many with his kind heart and compassionate nature. Wayne had a genuine zest for life and faced every challenge with resilience and determination. His warm personality and infectious laughter brought joy to those around him.

Wayne's memory will forever be treasured by his loved ones. He is survived by his loving mother Muriel Clawans; his dear brother Lee Clawans; his devoted sister-in-law Christine Clawans; and his cherished niece Allison Clawans. Wayne also leaves behind his father Carl Clawans, who preceded him in death. Although Wayne is no longer physically present with us, the impact he made on the lives of those he knew will continue to live on.

A graveside service to honor Wayne's life will be held on October 15, 2023, at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery in Woodbridge Township, NJ. The service will begin at 11:30 AM.

Wayne's contributions to our lives will forever be cherished. His genuine kindness and unwavering love for those around him have left an indelible mark on our hearts. May he rest in peace knowing that he has touched so many lives positively during his time with us.

It is never easy to say goodbye to someone we hold dear. However, let us take comfort in the memories we shared with Wayne and celebrate the remarkable soul who brought so much joy and love into our lives.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to be made in Wayne's memory to any of the following charities:

Pride Center Highland Park

Gay Men's Health Crisis Center, NYC

American Cancer Society

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Graveside Service

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

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