John F. Longordo Jr.

John F. Longordo Jr.

AGE: 85 • Raritan

John F. Longordo Jr., age 85, of Raritan, NJ passed away on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Kindred Hospital in Rahway, NJ. He was born on May 30, 1928 in Raritan, NJ and was a lifelong resident of Raritan, NJ. He was the son of the late John and Elizabeth Sakos Longordo. He was the husband of Grace Scarponi Longordo. John served in the US Navy from 1946 to 1948. He was a Field Technician for Elizabethtown Water Company in Raritan, NJ. John was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Raritan, NJ and also the Knights of Columbus in Somerville, NJ. He enjoyed watching football, especially the Giants. He also loved watching his grandson play lacrosse and football.

Survivors in addition to his wife include 1 son; Anthony Longordo of Raritan, NJ. 3 daughters; Patricia Longordo of Rahway, NJ, Barbara Denlinger and her husband William of Manchester, NJ and Kathleen Higgins and her husband Douglas of South Dakota. 4 grandchildren; John Anthony Longordo who is currently attending the University of Delaware, Noelle Denlinger of New York, NY, Natalie Hahn of Brooklyn, NY and Chuckie Wry of South Dakota. 1 great-grandson; Matthew Hahn of Brooklyn, NY. He was predeceased by 2 brothers; Danny Longordo and Francis X. Longordo. 2 sisters; Betty Capici and Marie DeBono. 1 granddaughter; Grace Wry.

Calling hours with prayers will be Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Funeral Mass will be Monday, October 28, 2013 at 9:30am at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 16 East Somerset Street, Raritan, NJ. Interment at St. Bernard's Cemetery in Bridgewater, NJ.

Funeral Home

Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home
26 Main St. Lebanon, NJ 08833
(908) 236-2520

Published in Courier News on Oct. 24, 2013