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McCracken Funeral Home

1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ

OBITUARY

John H. ECKMEDER

October 31, 1945September 4, 2019

John H. Eckmeder. Ret.Union Township Police Officer, age 73, of Roselle Park, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 4, 2019. A prayer service will be offered at McCracken Funeral Home 1500 Morris Avenue Union, NJ, on Monday September 9, 2019 at 10:30 AM. Interment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park Union, NJ. The family will receive their friends on Sunday September 8, 2019 from 2-6 PM. John was a police officer with the Union Township Police Department for 28 years, retiring in 2002. Afterward he was the owner of Flowers By Walter in Union. John proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Beloved husband for 26 years to Karen Sarica Eckmeder. Devoted father of Joseph Bopp and Edward and his wife Meredith Bopp. Loving grandfather of Nathaniel and Paige Bopp. Dear brother of the late Raymond and Edward Eckmeder. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center 575 Woodland Avenue PO Box 159 Madison, NJ 07940-0159.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • Prayer Service Monday, September 9, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, September 9, 2019

Memories

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Kathy and Gary Posey

September 6, 2019

To my beloved Uncle John,
After so many years of service to the public your body grew tired but your soul will live on in our hearts.
I will always have such fond memories of you at the holidays at Grandpa’s and the summers at Silver Lake growing up with you looking after us kids.
I’m sure you will be welcomed into the Lord’s home with all our family waiting to greet and embrace you with love.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY