John G. Geppert Sr.

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John G. Geppert Sr., 80, passed away at home Jan. 11, 2017, surrounded by his family.
Born in Clearfield, to William Geppert and Mary Schrot, he lived in Rockaway, N.J., for 30 years before moving to Mendham in 1992.
John received his bachelor's degree from Rutgers University in 1969 and his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1979.
He was the founder and president of Biomedical Products Inc., which he began in 1988. He also began a new company, Health Mark Diagnostics in 1996.
During his early career he served as a sales executive for Becton Dickinson and Allied Chemical before founding his own firm.
He was a Grand Knight and a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 6462 in Mendham and served as Past Grand Knight at Council 514 in Dover, N.J. He was also a member of the Mendham Pastime Club.
John is survived by his wife of 61 years, Patricia Greenland; three sons: John G. Geppert, Jr. (Karen) of Mendham, Mark Geppert (Maureen) of Dover, N.H. and Chris Geppert of Tobyhanna, Pa.; five brothers: Dr. William Geppert of Delaware, Charles Geppert of Florida, Dennis, Joseph, and Michael Geppert of Pennsylvania; two sisters, Mary Kay Russell of Ohio and Ann Marie Lansbury of Florida. He is also survived by his nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
John loved taking his wife to special places around the world, watching his children and grandchildren play sports, and college football and basketball.
A funeral liturgy was held Saturday at St. Joseph Church, Mendham. Interment at Hilltop Cemetery, Mendham.
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Published in The Courier Express on Jan. 17, 2017