WEST MILFORD — Services will be held for John J. Sachs Jr., 82, of Florida, who died on Friday, October 5, 2012. He was the father of Ellen Mageean of this township.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Sachs lived in Glen Ridge for most of his life before moving to Florida 20 years ago. He was an electrician for Engelhard, Union, for many years before retiring. A U.S. Navy
veteran of the Korean War
, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Largo, Fla.
Arrangements are by the O'Boyle Funeral Home, Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Department of Veterans Affairs, New Jersey Health Care System, attn.: Voluntary Service (135LY), 151 Knollcroft Road, Bldg. 2, Lyons, NJ 07939.
Mr. Sachs also is survived by his sons, Robert of Florham Park, and Thomas of Lebanon Township; his other daughter, Sharon Brown of Bloomfield; his sisters, Theresa Eppich of Long Island, N.Y., and Catherine Miller of Red Bank; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his son, John; and his daughter, Linda Rasmussen.