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Franklin, NJ 07416
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John Ratzer

John Ryan Ratzer

Thursday, February 14th, 1946 - Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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John Ryan Ratzer, age 75, of Hamburg, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 22, 2021 with his family by his side.
Born in Paterson to the late Walter and Veronica (Ryan) Ratzer, John lived in Clifton before settling in Hamburg twenty years ago. A proud US Army veteran of the Vietnam War, John was a graduate of William Paterson University. John worked as a Clifton Police Officer until his retirement. He most recently worked as a repair service clerk at Verizon from 1996 to 2008. John was most proud of his membership in the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #1002 in Vernon.
Predeceased by his son, John Ratzer, Jr., and daughter, Mary Ratzer, John is survived by his loving wife, Sharon (Fay) Ratzer; children Robyn Sealey of Hamburg, James Ratzer and his partner Charlene Mure of Ogdensburg, Thomas Ratzer of Hamburg, and Ryan Ratzer and his wife Antoinette of Wantage; grandchildren Aaron Sealey, Ashley, Ava, and Adyson McCurdie, and John Ratzer; great-grandchildren Nehemiah Sealey and Jordan John Sanders; sister Marilyn Harding; as well as many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
A visitation for John will be held on Sunday, February 28th, 2021 from 1-5PM at the Ferguson—Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94, (One Vanderhoof Court for GPS) Vernon, NJ 07462. A Funeral Mass will be on Monday, March 1st, 10AM at the St. Jude the Apostle RC Church. Burial in the Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery will follow.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 28th, 2021 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, February 28th, 2021 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Ferguson - Vernon Funeral Home
    Address
    241 Route 94
    VERNON, NJ 07462
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  • Service

    Monday, March 1st, 2021 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, March 1st, 2021 10:00am
    Location
    St. Jude the Apostle RC Church
    Address
    4 Beaver Run Road
    Hardyston Twp., NJ 07419
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George Knorr

Posted at 11:12am
Our thoughts and prayers are with Sharon and the Ratzer Family in rememberance of John. As past members of our VVA when we lived in NJ, we knew John as a proud Veteran, and we also remember John and Sharon’s dedication and services to our Chapter and our members. We will always remember John.
George and Maria Knorr
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Ellen Gardocki

Posted at 09:28am
Dear Sharon and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May Our Lord give you strength and peace during this very difficult time. God bless you. Ellen Gardocki
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