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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