In loving memory of

Clifford A. Surman, Sr.
October 14, 1940 - April 5, 2019

Clifford Allen Surman, Sr., age 78, of Toms River, NJ, passed away on April 5, 2019 at Hackensack Meridian Hospital in Brick. He was born in East Orange to Sigismund Surman and Nettie Sienkiewicz on October 14, 1940.

Cliff was a Fire Captain for 30 years with the Irvington Fire Department in Irvington, NJ. He retired in 1991.

Cliff will be remembered for the love of his wife, Diane; his daughter, Denise and his son, Cliff Jr. He is survived by his sister, Joyce Surman.

He had a love for fishing and hunting, taking care of his vegetable garden. Cliff belonged to the Knights of Columbus, Palm Coast, Florida; NJ Rifle Club, The Retired Police and Fireman's Association of Ocean County Local 8.

Arrangements were entrusted to Horizon Funeral & Cremation Services, 1329 Route 37 West, Toms River, NJ.


Lisa leight wrote on Apr 12, 2019:

"Cliff was not only a customer of mine at my diner..but also a friend who would give me the best of advise always would make my day when Cliff and his beautiful wife Diane came to visit..i will truely miss this special in peace Cliff?"

Tom Ernst wrote on Apr 9, 2019:

"Cliff was a Life member of the Ocean County Retired Police and Fire. Cliff and I became good friends. He was always willing to help. He and I were working on designing jackets and shirts. Rest in peace. Tom Ernst"