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John H. Park

AGE: 95 • Shrewsbury

John H. Park, 95, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Leonardo, died at Meridian Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Shrewsbury. He was born in Cincinnati, OH, grew up in Kearny and lived in West Paterson before retiring to his summer home in Leonardo. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII. John worked as a Letter Carrier for the United States Postal Service in Kearny for 30 years until his retirement in 1977. He was a member of the American Legion in Leonardo, loved fishing, and was an avid swimmer who loved the beach. Most importantly, John was a family man and a genuinely good guy.

Surviving are his son, Jack and his wife Nancy Park; son, Rick and his wife Janet Park; daughter, Virginia and her husband Leigh Hallberg; daughter, Kathleen Walker; his 12 grandchildren: Christopher, Patricia, Stephanie, Jenna, Maggie, Bethany, Suzanne, Justin, Ryan, Danny, Jordan, and Aubrie; as well as 16 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his wife, Helen in 2005 and by his son-in-law, Don Walker.

Visitation will be held Friday, June 13, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Road, Middletown. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, June 14 at 9 am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Bay View Cemetery, Middletown.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on June 12, 2014
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