Nicholas Albert Jeanette, Jr.
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AGE: 76 • Kingwood Twp.
Nicholas Albert Jeanette, Jr., 76, formerly of Kingwood Township, passed away Friday, March 22, 2013 in Raritan Township. Born on November 3, 1936, in Somerville, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Mildred Belli Jeanette and Nicholas Albert Jeanette.
Nick was a loving husband, father and grandfather who is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Palecki Jeanette; his son, Mark Jeanette, New Lebanon, New York; his three daughters, Cheryl Gaskill and her husband Jack of Flemington; Nicole Camporeale, and her husband Thomas, of Flemington; Michelle Jeanette, and her husband Todd Bolig of Annandale; and Nick's five grandchildren, Nicholas Forster, Jarrod Gaskill, John Pyatt Gaskill, III, Teagan Camporeale and Michael Camporeale. Nick is also survived by his sister Jan Michele Gianetti, and her husband, Ronald Schmaltz, of Corales, New Mexico.
Nick graduated from Bound Brook High School Class of 1954. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy aboard the destroyer, USS The Sullivans, DD537, between 1954 and 1957. Following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy he was a member of the National Association of Destroyer Veterans known as the Tin Can Sailors Association. He was also a member of the American Legion. Nick was a self-employed owner-operator of a trucking business, and traveled throughout the United States. Nick and Pat retired to the Eastern Shore of Virginia in 2000, where he enjoyed boating and fishing on the Chesapeake. Nick rarely missed a game of ice hockey, especially his beloved New Jersey Devils which he watched with his obedient dog Rudy by his side. He and Pat are parishioners of St. Charles Catholic Church in Cape Charles, Virginia.
A Catholic Memorial Service and Mass will be held at Our Lady of Victories, Baptistown, New Jersey on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM under the direction of the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington. There will be no calling hours. For further information or to send an online condolence, please visit holcombefisher.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, www.WoundedWarriorProject.org or to Hunterdon Hospice, 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, NJ 08822.
Published in Courier News on Mar. 26, 2013
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