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John "Jack" Nicola

1933 - 2019 Obituary Condolences
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John "Jack" Nicola

Towaco - John "Jack" Nicola, 85, of Towaco, NJ, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Friday, April 5, 2019.

Jack was born in Newark, NJ to George and Jane Nicola. After graduating from Grover Cleveland HS Jack was drafted into the US Army during the Korean War.

He married Katherine "Kay" Keogh in 1959. They moved to Towaco where they built their own house, raised their family, and where he lived until his death.

Jack was a uniform route driver for most of his career and owned Premium Uniform for many years. He retired from American Wear where he was fondly known as "Jack 16."

Jack loved the NY Yankees, reading, watching old movies, listening to music, and working in his gardens. He and Kay loved to refinish antique steamer trunks as special gifts for loved ones.

Jack is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Kay; devoted children and their spouses: Gail and Bill Toth, Dawn and Jim O'Grady, and Kristine and Dennis Deaver; loving grandchildren: Jennifer and Julianna Toth, and Kaylee and Leah O'Grady; and nieces: Diane Wittig, Linda Stevens, Karen Haupt, and Cathy Peter.

Visitation in the Codey & Jones Funeral Home, 54 Roseland Avenue, Caldwell, NJ on Tuesday, April 9 from 5-8 PM. A service will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Interment and Military Honors will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Caldwell. Please visit for a full obituary.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to Camp Sunshine at Sebago Lake, Montville VFW Post 5481 Welfare Fund, or Alzheimer's NJ would be appreciated.
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