Former WCTC Host, Shadow Manager Bernard Spigner Dies
April 23, 2007 at 3:47 PM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former GREATER MEDIA Talk WCTC-A/NEW BRUNSWICK host BERNARD SPIGNER, who died late SUNDAY-early MONDAY at 51. SPIGNER had recently begun chemotherapy treatment for cancer but suddenly collapsed at his home and died.
SPIGNER hosted talk shows for five years at the CENTRAL JERSEY station and also served as a reporter and manager at SHADOW BROADCAST SERVICES in NEW YORK and WASHINGTON and GM at CHANCELLOR's SUNRISE RADIO NETWORK on LONG ISLAND; his other jobs included serving as Assistant Producer for NEW JERSEY NETS TV and radio broadcasts, manager of the AVIS facility at NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, and, most recently, Director/Communications & External Affairs for the NEW JERSEY SPORTS AND EXHIBITION AUTHORITY (the management of the MEADOWLANDS SPORTS COMPLEX). SPIGNER also taught at RUTGERS, L.I.U., and ADELPHIA.
He is survived by wife DEBORAH and son ROBBIE, 2 years old. A wake is scheduled at COSTELLO-RUNYON FUNERAL HOME, 568 Middlesex Avenue, METUCHEN, NJ on WEDNESDAY evening 6-9p, with a viewing THURSDAY at NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH, 45 Hampton St., METUCHEN on THURSDAY 10:30-11:30a followed by a funeral service. Memorial contributions can be made to the ROBBIE SPIGNER COLLEGE FUND, c/o COSTELLO-RUNYON FUNERAL HOME, 568 Middlesex Avenue, METUCHEN, NJ 08840.