John E. Kalbfell(1934 - 2013)

John E Kalbfell

AGE: 79 • Manchester

John E Kalbfell 79 of Manchester died Tuesday October 22, 2013 at home. He worked as a Dock Forman for 25 years for Maislin Brothers Trucking in Kearny before retiring in 1986. Born in Secaucus he resided in Kinnelon 25 years and then Lakewood for 16 years before moving to Manchester 11 years ago. He served in the Navy from 1955-58. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating. He was a member of the VFW in Brick, American Legion in Lakewood and the Passaic Morris County Club in Renaissance. Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Margaret Wiegard Kalbfell, son, John C & wife Karen of Allentown, PA, daughter, Karen Gilbert & husband Thomas of Toms River, 7 grandchildren Matthew, Brian & Emilie Gilbert, Christopher & Kaetlyn Kalbfell and Matthew & Kristyn Ostrowski, great granddaughter Mia Rose and sister, Louise Komorowski of Secaucus. Visitation is Sunday 1-5 pm at Oliverie Funeral Home 2925 Ridgeway Rd Manchester. Private Funeral Service is Monday with interment at Brigadier Gen Wm C Doyle NJ Veteran Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers please make your donations to the American Kidney Fund 6110 Executive Blvd Suite 1010 Rockville, MD 20852.For directions, or to send online condolences, please visit our website at


Funeral Home

Oliverie Funeral Home
2925 Ridgeway Road Manchester, NJ 08759
(732) 657-4900

Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 23, 2013