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John Bernard "Jack" Love


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John Bernard "Jack" Love Obituary
John "Jack" Bernard Love

AGE: 93 • North Salem

John "Jack" Bernard Love, 93, recently of North Salem, New York and of Howell, New Jersey since 1969, passed away on February 27, 2017 in North Salem, New York.

A funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. on March 11, 2017 at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Freehold, New Jersey, where Jack and his wife, Rosemary have been communicants for many years. Burial will follow at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Freehold, New Jersey.

Jack Love was born in Manhattan, New York on May 4, 1923. He attended and was graduated early from the SUNY Merchant College, formerly the New York State Merchant Marine Academy at Fort Schuyler, New York, having studied marine engineering, and served his country as part of the Pacific theater of World War II. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Utica College and attended Brooklyn Law School. In 1958 he met Rosemary A. Reilly and they married on January 14, 1961 in Queens, New York. Jack and Rosemary began a family, having a son and two daughters. Jack served his community as a police officer of the City of New York, rising to the position of Second Grade Detective. After retiring from the police department, he took on another career with the State of New Jersey, retiring from the New Jersey Department of Labor in 1993. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict serving in the Naval Reserve.

Jack is preceded in death by his beloved son, James M. Love and his parents and his brother Louis Love.

Jack is survived by his wife, Rosemary A. Love, his daughter, Jane M. Love, her husband Ed Isler, daughter Patricia M. Love and her husband Greg Gilfeather, and three grandchildren, Katherine and William Isler and Elizabeth Gilfeather.

In lieu of flowers, donations to one's favorite charity may be made in his memory. The family of Jack Love wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, NY and the Waterview Hills Rehabilitation Center, of Purdys, NY, who provided him with gentle and excellent care in the last weeks of his life.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 6, 2017
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