Quinn Hopping Funeral Home

26 Mule Road, Toms River, NJ


John J. Stagen, Sr.

May 9, 1933July 19, 2019

John J. Stagen, Sr. age 86 passed away peacefully on Friday July 19th at Crestwood Manor, Whiting. He was a heating, ventilation, air conditioning and construction specialist for project support services at Hoffmann LaRoche, Clifton for 38 years. He served in the Army during the Korean War. Mr. Stagen was a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers since 1958. He was a member of the Athenia Veterans Past, Clifton. He lived in Nutley before moving to Holiday Heights, Berkeley, NJ in 1995. Surviving are his wife of 45 years Loretta Mae, his son John, Jr., daughter in law Kelly, grandsons Jarred and Billy of Hawley, PA, stepson Gregory, Sr. and wife Rita of Point Pleasant, Gregory, Jr. and wife Kate and great grandson Gregory William Neer of Chicago. Visiting will be Wednesday from 9-10 am at the Quinn Hopping Funeral Home 26 Mule Rd. Toms River. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered 10:30 AM Wednesday at St. Maximilian Kolbe R. C. Church, Berkeley Twp. Burial will follow at the Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution in his memory to the Holiday Heights First Aid Squad, 96 Prince Charles Dr., Toms River, NJ 08757.


  • Visiting Wednesday, July 24, 2019
  • Mass Wednesday, July 24, 2019
  • Burial Wednesday, July 24, 2019


John J. Stagen, Sr.

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