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“Mr. Stark may you find peace and let the Lord have mercy on you. ”
1 of 27 | Posted by: Alan Cogliano - St. Petersburg, FL

“On belhalf of the Napp family and the entire Raceway Park family of employees and crew, we extend our most sincere condolences to the Stark family...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Alex Napp - NJ

“Carole & family, Our sincerest condolences for your loss. Have many fond memories of you, John and your sons growing up with my children. ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: Phyllis & Bob Jimenez - NJ

“I am very sorry for your loss...my thoughts are with all of your family members. ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Debby Park - Elmer, NJ

“A memory?? There are many. John's smile lit up the room. We will never forget the fun times dancing with John, enjoying his DJ'ing and his...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: Rich & Angie Olszewski - UT

“I'm at a loss for words. I'm truly sorry for you loss. I know he will be missed. Love to you and your family. ”
6 of 27 | Posted by: Audrey Tratch - Marlboro, NJ

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, John has been a great freind for many years. ”
7 of 27 | Posted by: Tom and Patty VanHamel - Newtown, PA

“Mrs. Stark and Family, There are no words to express my sorrow. Celebrate his life and remember all the good times. May God bless all of you. ...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Erin Dyer Leivonen - Loveland, CO

“I'm going to miss you Pops. Prayers are being said for all of the Stark family. ”
9 of 27 | Posted by: Andrew Beaudry - Somerville, NJ

“Through the ball we are all the same. We just have different ways of getting it there. ~ Charles Coody I miss you already. ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: christine swanson - NJ

“In you I found, the most loyal of friendships,a true inspiration to all. In my heart always, Rest in Peace Pop. ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Jennifer DeVoe - Brick, NJ

“Our deepest sympathy to the Stark family for our loss. Pops was an inspiration to all of us on the Emergency Crew of Raceway Park. I cherished each...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Gary Nokes - Jackson, NJ

“It was a pleasure to have known & worked with John for many years at the J&J North Brunswick facility. I learned a great deal from John that helped...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Steve Baldwin - Bridgeville, DE

“Scott & Family, My sincerest condolences to you and your family. May you always hold him in your hearts Michelle Gropper ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: michelle gropper - NJ

“On behalf of my father Dorsey Bailey and myself we are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you . ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: Jill Bailey Andreacchio - NY

“Our hearts go out to the entire Stark Family. We know that John was a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Pop, Brother. His laughter was infectious...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Gail and Steven Catapano - NJ

“My Deepest Condolences to the Family. May God watch over you all in these difficult times. Good Bless Felix ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Felix Plaza Jr - Brick, NJ

“Heartfelt Condolences to John's family. You are all in our hearts and prayers. A wonderful man. He will truly be missed. ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Laura, Sam and Max - Spotswood, NJ

“He will be remembered, and live on in the hearts of everyone who knew him. Sorry for your loss with deepest Sympathy ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Ted and Francine Lindner - NJ

“He will be missed by all of us. From your friends and family at the Lake Whippoorwill KOA ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Lake Whippoorwill KOA - Orlando, FL

“Rest in Peace my friend, all who knew you will remember. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: Donnie Miller - North Port, FL

“Prayers are sent to all the family. Jackie as we called him was my oldest brother, he will be greatly missed by all. May he rest in peace. I hope...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Doris Shahinian - Manchester Twp., NJ

“I did not know cousin Jackie very well ; he was already a man starting his family when I was still a child. I do remember his smile, thought him...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Mary Alice Mariano - Long Beach, CA

“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with the entire Stark family.. ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Stan Greaves - Parlin, NJ

“I want the Stark family to know that I will never forget you boys. Men now. I used to give you a hard time and you fought back. lol. I grew up in...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Elaine Lee - marlboro, NJ

“I am at a loss for words. Jackie will be missed by many. Everyone will be in my prayers. ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: ALICE STARK - SPOTSWOOD, NJ

“Thoughts and prayers are with our entire family. We'll miss you, Uncle Jackie. ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Tammie & Regina - Old Bridge, NJ


Morganville, NJ John H. Stark, Jr. died on Thursday May 10, 2012 at Centra-State Medical Center, Freehold. Mr. Stark was born on December 13, 1938 in New Brunswick. He was raised in East Brunswick and has resided in Morganville for 40 years. He attended East Brunswick and South River Schools. He was a supervisor of grounds and maintenance at Johnson & Johnson in North Brunswick for 35 years before his retirement in 2000. John served many years in volunteer emergency services and was very active in First Aid and Fire Companies. He was a member of North Brunswick #2, South Old Bridge, and a life member of Robertsville Volunteer Fire Co. He was a charter member of the Monroe Twp. First Aid Squad, life member and past captain of Morganville Volunteer First Aid Squad, member of the NJ State First Aid Council, the J & J First Aid Squad and Fire Brigade, and was a member of the Raceway Park EMS and fire crew where he was widely known as 'Pops.' John was an avid golfer, gardener, handyman, and enjoyed helping his family and neighbors whenever they needed assistance. In honor of Dad's love of life and to celebrate that love, the family requests that those attending the services dress in bright vibrant colors. He was pre-deceased by his parents, John H., Sr., and Anna (Esser) Stark, and one brother, Leroy. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Carolyn A. (Hibbitts) Stark of Morganville, four sons, John H. Stark, III and his wife Margaret of Lakewood, Craig T. Stark and his wife Connie of Monroe Twp., Scott J. Stark and his wife Janet of Hazlet, and Todd M. Stark of Brick, 11 grandchildren, John Stark and his wife Sarah, Christopher Stark, Theresa Stark, Nicole Stark, Megan Stark, Jayme Stark, Kevin Cable, Amber Kelly and her husband Jon, Kasey Stark, Alan Shofner, and Matt Shofner, 11 siblings, Joyce Eamello and her husband Harold of Jamesburg, Bette Rappa and her husband Lou of Orlando, FL, Doug Stark of Monroe Twp., Albert Stark and his wife Jackie of Jackson, Wayne Stark and his wife Denise of Monroe Twp., Artie Stark and his wife Patti of Alabama, Randy Stark of North Brunswick, Alice Stark of Spotswood, Doris Shahinian and her husband Mike of Manchester, and Jerry Stark of Monroe Twp., and many other extended family members. A funeral service will be 10:00am on Sunday May 13, 2012 at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home 205 Rhode Hall Rd. Monroe Twp., NJ 08831, 732-521-0555. Cremation is private. Visitation will be from 2-6pm on Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, and for those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to the National MS Society, New Jersey Metro Chapter, 246 Monmouth Rd. Oakhurst, NJ 07755.

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