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Joseph J. Kazanchy

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Joseph J. Kazanchy

AGE: 84 • Ocean Twp.

Joseph J. Kazanchy, 84, of Ocean Twp. (and formerly of Interlaken and Deal) passed away peacefully at home on November 5, 2017. Born in Union City to the late Jacob and Lucille Kazanchy and raised in North Bergen, Joseph was a graduate of Union Hill High School, St. Peter's College (University) and attended Georgetown Law and New York Law School. He was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1959 and practiced in Union City and Haworth. He was a solo-practitioner who later formed the firm of Kazanchy & Kazanchy with his brother Ronald.

He is survived by his loving and caring wife of almost 53 years Lorraine (Paul) Kazanchy, his devoted daughters Laura Menna and husband Philip of Lincroft, and Carolyn Kazanchy of Ocean, as well as adored grandchildren Holly and Valerie Menna , and Abby and Joseph Deo. Joseph is pre-deceased by his sister Marie Kazanchy and survived by his sister Ann Kazanchy, brother Jack Kazanchy, and brother Ronald Kazanchy and wife Lucille of Emerson. Also surviving are his special niece and nephew (and godchildren), Karen and Ronald Kazanchy.

Joseph will be remembered for his sharp mind, quick wit and lengthy stories. He was an entertaining character who also took great pride is providing for his family.

The family will receive visitors on Thursday, November 9 from 3-7 pm at Buckley Funeral Home, 509 Second Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ. Entombment will take place on Friday, November 10 at 11 am at Woodbine Cemetery & Chapel Mausoleum, Oceanport, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to in memory of Joe's many cats over the years. For condolences please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 8, 2017
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