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John J. Goetz, Jr.

June 13, 1927January 9, 2021

John Joseph Goetz, Jr., 93, of Old Tappan, passed away peacefully on January 9th, 2021.

Devoted husband of wife Marian Goetz (nee Zehner). Beloved father of 6 children Linda (Michael Alessi), David Foos (Rosemary), Nancy (John Rinaldi), John (Amanda), Anne-Marie (John Kilduff) and Frederic (Melissa), and his 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Dear son of the late John and Virginia Goetz and dear brother of the late Virginia Glass. Loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

John served proudly in the Navy as a Seabee during World War II 1945/46. He received the American Theater Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal and Victory Medal.

A public funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Closter, NJ on Thursday, January 14th at 11am. The immediate family will be joining together privately at the funeral home before the Mass and for the interment at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ. No repast will be held due to pandemic restrictions.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Old Tappan First Aid Corps, 4 Russell Ave., Old Tappan, NJ 07675.

Services

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

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John J. Goetz, Jr.

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