OBITUARY

John Buhlinger

December 6, 1928March 15, 2014
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John Buhlinger, 85, of Sparta passed away on March 15, 2014. John was born in the Bronx, NY, lived in Byram Township, NJ for 58 years before moving to Sparta 1 year ago. He was a longtime member of the Highlife Ski Club in Rockaway, NJ. John was a heavy equipment operator for Ferdon Inc. retiring in 1996. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years; Katherine (Kushnerchuk) Buhlinger; devoted father of Christine Buhlinger and her husband Glenn Hunger, John Buhlinger and his wife Genevieve; Thomas Buhlinger and his partner Helen McLaughlin; and Lisa Buhlinger and her husband Steve Stengel. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren: Kelly Bain and her husband Clark, Brian Buhlinger, Devon Buhlinger, Thomas Buhlinger, Rebeccah Bailey, Megan Stengel and her husband Tony and Kyle Stengel. He lived a legendary life . Friends may call Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 10am-1pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will take place at 12:30pm Saturday at the funeral home. www.goblefuneral.com

Services

  • VISITATION: Saturday, March 22, 2014
  • FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday, March 22, 2014
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March 22, 2014

Dear John, Gen and family, So sorry for your loss. Peg and George Hagan

March 20, 2014

Tommy & Lisa:
So sorry to hear about your great loss. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Bobby Vetter & Kathy Catalano-DiBernard

hank sherman

March 20, 2014

you will be missed, had great times skiing with you

Renee Carney-Hill

March 20, 2014

So sorry for your loss Genny. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Your sorority little sister,
Renee

Greg, Donna, and Evelyn Ecks

March 20, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Mr. Buhlinger brought many a smile to our faces. We toast you this evening and wish you peace.

Anne & Gregg Gomes

March 19, 2014

Our condolences to the Buhlinger family. I met Mr. Buhlinger briefly years ago and remember him as vibrant, friendly and very funny! May you all take comfort in knowing an angel is watching over you now. With much love and sympathy, the Gomes Family from Falcon, CO.

Anne & Gregg Gomes

March 19, 2014

Our condolences to the Buhlinger family. I had the honor of meeting Mr. Buhlinger years back and remember him as a vibrant, friendly and very funny man! May you all take comfort in knowing an angel is watching over you now. With much love and sympathy, the Gomes Family from Falcon, CO.

Mark Barrett

March 19, 2014

Sorry for your lose Tommy, Praying for your family !

March 19, 2014

Kay and family: I just heard of John's passing and am so sorry. John was quite a character and we all loved his sense of humor. I loved that he made Kay laugh after all the years they were together. I know he will be missed by all of his friends and family.
Jude Mahon

Hughes Family

March 19, 2014

Sympathies to all the Buhlinger family. John had a style few will ever duplicate and his life is one to be celebrated. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.