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John J Celecki Jr.

August 31, 1943 ~ April 21, 2020 (age 76)

Obituary

John J. Celecki Jr., 76 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2020 at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. 

John was a lifelong resident of Perth Amboy. He served his country during the Vietnam War as a Corporal in the United States Army and received his Honorable Discharge. He was employed by Perth Amboy Police Department as a Police Officer for over 25 years. He retired in 1992.  He was a parishioner of St. Nicholas Byzantine Church, Perth Amboy. John was a life member of the Middlesex County Police and Fireman's Association and a life member of the Knights of Columbus, San Salvador Council # 299, Perth Amboy, he was a Past Grand Knight, a member of the 4th Degree and Past Financial Secretary.

He is preceded in death by his devoted wife Marion ( nee Yaskowsky ) who passed away in 2000; loving son of John J. Sr and Mary ( nee Volocsin ); dear brother of Gerald and Rose Celecki.  

He is survived by his beloved children Jackelyn and her husband Anthony Barlowski and John J.  III and his wife Kristen ( nee Mascenik ) Celecki; dear brother of Maryann and her husband Joseph Laneski; adored grandfather of John J. IV and Liam Celecki and Aldyn Barlowski; cherished cousin Susan & George Caga. 

Cremation was held Private and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home, 419 Barclay Street, Perth Amboy.  . 

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