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Elmer John "Jack" Kunnas Obituary
Elmer John "Jack" Kunnas

AGE: 91 • Spring Lake Heights

Elmer John "Jack" Kunnas, 91, of Spring Lake Heights passed away on Monday, January 6, 2014 at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. Mr. Kunnas retired 31 years ago as a sales engineer. He was a US Army Veteran during WWII from 1942-1946. Born and raised in Jersey City, he lived in Scotch Plains, Cortland, NY and North Plainfield before moving to Spring Lake Heights 5 years ago.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents Victor and Aino Kunnas, brother Leo Kunnas, and sister Esther Trent. Surviving is his loving wife of 65 years Elma "Ellie" (Harma) Kunnas; daughter Laura Ruh and her companion Kevin Reilly of Manasquan; granddaughter Erika Ruh of Manasquan; as well as 3 nieces Judy Marshello, Claudia Zorn and Marsha Trent.

Visiting and services will be held privately under the direction of O'Brien Funeral Home 2028 Hwy 35, Wall. Interment will also be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to a . For more information or to send condolences please visit

Published in Courier News on Jan. 8, 2014
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