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John, Jr., 86, of Elmwood Park, NJ passed away on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Born and raised in New York City, he resided in Elmwood Park for sixty-two years. He earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering at the City College of New York. Mr. Fassak proudly served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church in Fair Lawn.
John enjoyed woodworking, skiing and spending summers in Maine with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Beloved husband of Lucy M. (DiBon) Fassak. Loving and devoted father of Gary T. Fassak and wife Cheryl, John A. Fassak and wife Diane and Robert S. Fassak and wife Angela. Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Ryan, Laura, John D., Nicole and Danielle.
A funeral mass is planned for Monday, March 25, 2013, 10:30 AM at St. Anne R. C. Church, 15-05 St. Anne Street, Fair Lawn, NJ. Interment will follow at Ascension Cemetery in Monsey, NY. The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday 2-6 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ, 201-797-3500.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John may be made to Valley Hospice, 15 Essex Road, Paramus, NJ 07652. For additional information, please visit
Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home Inc.
13-31 Saddle River Road Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
Published in The Record/Herald News on Mar. 22, 2013