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Goble Funeral Home

22 Main Street, Sparta, NJ

OBITUARY

John Raymond Corbett Sr.

August 4, 1934September 22, 2019

John “Jack” R. Corbett, 85 of Sparta, NJ, passed away on Sunday, September 22, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Jack was an electrician for IBEW Local 102 for 65 years, a Shriner in Livingston for over 20 years and a member and chief of the Lake Parsippany Fire Dept. for 15 years.

Jack was predeceased by his daughter Deborah Caruso. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years Ilona (nee Howarth) Corbett, son James Pretot and his wife Patricia, son John R. Corbett, Jr., daughter Maryellen Jacobs, and son in law Chris Caruso. He also leaves behind his loving grandchildren Ryan Caruso, Chelsea Caruso, Gabrielle Pretot, and Justin Pretot and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9PM at Goble Funeral Home 22 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, 10AM at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Sparta Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations made in Jack’s memory to the Ovarian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated; 12221 Merit Drive Suite 1950 Dallas, TX 75251.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, September 25, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Graveside Service Thursday, September 26, 2019

Memories

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Sue Powers

September 23, 2019

YOU WERE ALWAYS THE "COOL" ONE HAVING FUN WITH LOTS OF LAUGHING. STAY THE SAME IN YOUR NEW HEAVENLY HOME.
I WILL MISS YOU JACK AND WILL MAKE SURE THAT I KEEP IN TOUCH WILL ILONA WHO WAS YOUR GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT.
I WILL MISS YOU JACK.
COUSIN SUE

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