John M. Connell
AGE: 48 • Keyport
John M. Connell, 48, of Keyport, passed away Saturday January 28, 2017, with his family by his side at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy. John was born in Staten Island, NY, resided most of his life in Freehold Township, before settling in Keyport 12 years ago. He graduated from Stockton State College in 1990. John was the Owner/Operator of Captain John's Fishing and Cruising Boat located on the waterfront of Keyport. John was a member of the United Boatmen of New York and New Jersey. In his off time, John enjoyed playing golf.
John was predeceased by his mother, Rose (McGrath) Connell in 2015. He is survived by his father, John Connell of Monroe; his sister, Heather Tompkins of Farmingdale; his significant other, Debra Karbowski of Sayreville; his daughter, Vanessa Karbowski of Sayreville; and his two nephews, Kyle and Ryan Tompkins of Farmingdale. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.
At the direction of the family, John was privately cremated. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, February 4, 2017, from 1-5PM, at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735, with a 2:30PM Memorial Service at the funeral home. To post a condolence to the family or for directions to the funeral home, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.com
Published by Asbury Park Press on Feb. 2, 2017.