In memory of
John J. "Jack" Penrose Jr.
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In memory of
John J. "Jack" Penrose Jr.
John "Jack" J. Penrose Jr. FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ John "Jack" J. Penrose Jr., 76, of Franklin Township, NJ, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Brakeley Park Center in Lopatcong Township. Born April 4, 1943, in Phillipsburg he was a son of the late Helen (Wismer) Sutton. Jack was a maintenance supervisor at Pearsall Chemical in Harmony Townshp before retirement. After his retirement he also worked for Sartini Plumbing. He and his wife, the former Lynn Kennedy, were married June 9, 1988. He enjoyed trips to Canada with family; and was an avid PHS football fan. He was involved with and coached Steele Hill sports; and served as umpire with Phillipsburg girls softball leagues. He also was active with Relay for Life, benefiting the American Cancer Society. Jack also enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a NJ State Archery instructor. Additionally, he owned JR Sporting Goods at various local locations and made his own shad darts. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, John (wife, Martha) and Christopher (wife, Jil) all of Phillipsburg; daughter, Pamela Cicale (husband, Ken) of Phillipsburg; stepsons, Richard Ceriello (wife, Carmen) and Gregory Ceriello, all of Long Island, NY; two sisters, Bobbi Lore of Phillipsburg and Helen Heinrich (husband, Lester) of Virginia; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter Lori; brother, Clarence "Billy"; and a grandson, Matthew. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. in Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home, Inc., 695 Corliss Ave., Phillipsburg, NJ. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwich Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.devlinfh.com . The family requests memorials to Steele Hill Youth Organization, 355 Pursel Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 OR American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, 701 Rugby Road, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865. Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home 695 Corliss Ave. Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 (908) 454-1361
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In memory of
John J. "Jack" Penrose Jr.
John "Jack" J. Penrose Jr. FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ John "Jack" J. Penrose Jr., 76, of Franklin Township, NJ, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Brakeley Park Center in Lopatcong Township. Born April 4, 1943, in Phillipsburg he was a son of the late Helen (Wismer) Sutton. Jack was a maintenance supervisor at Pearsall Chemical in Harmony Townshp before retirement. After his retirement he also worked for Sartini Plumbing. He and his wife, the former Lynn Kennedy, were married June 9, 1988. He enjoyed trips to Canada with family; and was an avid PHS football fan. He was involved with and coached Steele Hill sports; and served as umpire with Phillipsburg girls softball leagues. He also was active with Relay for Life, benefiting the American Cancer Society. Jack also enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a NJ State Archery instructor. Additionally, he owned JR Sporting Goods at various local locations and made his own shad darts. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, John (wife, Martha) and Christopher (wife, Jil) all of Phillipsburg; daughter, Pamela Cicale (husband, Ken) of Phillipsburg; stepsons, Richard Ceriello (wife, Carmen) and Gregory Ceriello, all of Long Island, NY; two sisters, Bobbi Lore of Phillipsburg and Helen Heinrich (husband, Lester) of Virginia; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a daughter Lori; brother, Clarence "Billy"; and a grandson, Matthew. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. in Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home, Inc., 695 Corliss Ave., Phillipsburg, NJ. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenwich Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be offered at www.devlinfh.com . The family requests memorials to Steele Hill Youth Organization, 355 Pursel Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 OR American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, 701 Rugby Road, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865. Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home 695 Corliss Ave. Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 (908) 454-1361
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