Lawrence W. Paffendorf, 80, of Waretown, MA, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at home. He was born in New Brunswick and lived most of his life in East Brunswick before retiring to Waretown. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Antioch College and received his B.S. from Rutgers University. He had a very active life, always interested in family and friends. His primary home before retirement was in East Brunswick, where he and Diane enjoyed a square dance group and shore activities at the Seaside Park house. He was always interested in people and enjoyed visiting with his neighbors and friends. Mr. Paffendorf worked for Hoechst A.G. as a sales representative for over 30 years, retiring in 1998. Mr. Paffendorf was predeceased by his wife, Diane Barbara (Hearn) who passed away in 1999. He is survived by his daughter, Karen Paffendorf; and his brother, Paul Paffendorf. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Visitation was Saturday, Dec. 28 at the Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 703 Main St., Toms River.