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Franklin, NJ 07416
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Joseph Crecca

Joseph Charles "Pickles" Crecca Jr.

Sunday, March 12th, 1944 - Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Obituary

Hardyston Twp., NJ: Joseph Charles Crecca, Jr., 75 years old, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Friday, January 24, 2020. Born to Joseph C. Crecca, Sr. and Susan in Newark, NJ, he lived in East Orange and Bloomfield before moving to Hardyston Twp., NJ 40 years ago.

Joseph worked as a General Foreman for Kearfott Guidance and Navigation in Wayne, NJ before retiring in 2005. He then worked at Wild Turkey Golf Course. Joseph served proudly in the United States National Guard. Joe was a doting husband, father and grandfather.

Joseph is predeceased by his sister, Patricia Orlando (2019). Joe was a devoted and beloved husband for 39 years to Cheryl Crecca (nee Best) of Hardyston Twp., NJ. Devoted father to Joseph M. Crecca and his wife, Shana of Vernon Twp., NJ and Lisa A. Napovier and her husband, Michael of Hardyston Twp., NJ. Loving grandfather (Pickles or Pop-pop) to Anthony, Emma, Vinny, Michael and Ryan. Dear brother-in-law to Kim Best and Debbie Kibitlewski who took great care of Joe during his illness. Joe is also fondly remembered by mother-in-law Marilyn Best and brother-in-law Pete Best. Cherished by many nieces and nephews.

Memorial mass will be held on February 8th at 11:00 a.m, at St. Jude the Apostle RC Church, Hamburg, NJ. Private cremation by F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ. Memorial gifts to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860 would be greatly appreciated.
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    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, February 8th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    St. Jude the Apostle RC Church
    Address
    4 Beaver Run Road
    Hardyston Twp., NJ 07419
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    Officiant
    Rev. Michael A. Rodak

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DIANA M. WHITE

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Joe, you were a Great Boss and a Better Friend! God Bless you and keep you in His Loving Arms! Diana White
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Terri and Robert Winters

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May your tree grow for a hundred years and cast shade on those who need it. Let your family find peace beneath its branches.
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