John L Jockel

June 17, 1925 - February 27, 2011 

John L Jockel

June 17, 1925 - February 27, 2011 

Obituary for John L Jockel

John L., age 85, died on Sunday, February 27, 2011. Born in Englewood, he grew up in Fort Lee and lived for many years in Ridgefield Park.

John served his country in the United States Army. After his honorable discharge, he was educated at Rider College where he graduated with his B.S. degree. He was an accountant with Loews Corporation until retirement in 1992.

John is survived by his four children; Christopher of Jacksonville, FL, Paula Feick and husband Doug of Midland Park, Joanne Bulmer and husband Gene of Raritan and Timothy of Garfield. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and his brother Eugene and wife Elsie of Harrington Park. John was predeceased by his beloved wife of 58 years, Frances in 2009.

Visiting, Thursday, 7:00 to 9:00 PM, at the Olthuis Funeral Home
(, 159 Godwin Ave., Midland Park. Service of Committal and Entombment on Friday, 11:00 AM at Laurel Grove Cemetery, 295 Totowa Road, Totowa.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Association, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834, would be appreciated.

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