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Dr. John Joseph, of Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina, formerly of Glen Rock, NJ age 83 years passed away peacefully on Tuesday March 25, 2014 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina after an extended illness.
Born in Yonkers, NY to Stanley (Razz) and Lillian (Rae) Figura. Dr Figura worked for 25 years for Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ, as an Asst Registrar before retiring to South Carolina. He also worked in NY at NYC Community College, Otis Elevator and US Post Office in Yonkers, NY. Dr. Figura received his Masters Degree from Iona College, New Paltz, NY and his Doctorate in Education from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Dr. John Figura also served in the US Navy in Japan and Korea.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Barbara M. Figura (Bergenson), daughters, Linda C. Wolfson and her fiancé John Corigliano of NJ, and Deborah A. Figura: grandchildren, Mathew Wolfson, Kurt and Victoria and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass was held at St Michaels R.C. Church, Murells Inlet, SC. An online guestbook is available at
www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com/obituaries. Beach Chapel.
Goldfinch Funeral Services, Inc.
11528 Hwy. 17 Bypass Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Published in The Record/Herald News on Apr. 13, 2014