US Air Force

John Billy, Jr

March 14, 1950 ~ April 24, 2021 (age 71)





John Billy Jr.
Age: 71       Avenel, NJ

John Billy Jr, 71 of Avenel, NJ, died peacefully on Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Bayshore Medical Center.

Born in Avenel, NJ.  Most recently he was a resident of Laurel Bay Nursing Home in Keansburg.  He was a lifetime parishioner of St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Perth Amboy, NJ, where he served as an altar boy, acolyte, and a sextant throughout his life.  He was a veteran of the Air Force. He worked at the New Brunswick County Court House as a maintenance worker for 20 years.  He enjoyed church services and serving the late Father Stephen Sedor and the late Father Michael Rosco as an acculite.  He enjoyed going fishing and crabbing and watching wrestling with his son.  He also enjoyed watching the Yankees and the Giants.  

He is preceded in death by his parents Anna Billy (nee Karmarzin) and John Billy Sr.  

He is survived by his loving son Bernie A Billy of Ocean, NJ and his wife Corey Billy; his sister Helen Hrehowsik of Sewaren, NJ; his sister Martha Siegfried of Nebraska; proud grandfather to Andrew Michael Billy and Abigail Marie Billy of Ocean, NJ; numerous nephews, nieces, and great nephews and nieces.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St John's Orthodox Church at 145 Broad St. Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 in honor of John Billy or to Network 21, a group for children with Down Syndrome, by mailing a check to 25 Jonathan Drive Tinton Falls, NJ 07753 in honor of his beautiful granddaughter, Abigail and great-nephew Joseph Santalla.

We begin to leave on Tuesday, May 11,2021 at 9:15 am for a Divine Liturgy at St. John's Orthodox Church at 10 am.  Burial will follow at St. John's Cemetery  
Visiting is on Monday, May 10, 2021 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home.

Services and Obituary TBA

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May 10, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home
419 Barclay Street
Perth Amboy, New Jersey 08861

Divine Liturgy
May 11, 2021

10:00 AM

Graveside Service
May 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Florida Grove Road
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861


St John the Baptist Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Church
145 Broad Street, Perth Amboy NJ 08861
Tel: 1-732-826-1970

in honor of John Billy Jr

Down Syndrome Cause
25 Jonathon Drive, Tinton Falls NJ 07753

in honor of John Billy Jr's, granddaughter Abigail and great-nephew Joseph Santalla

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