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John R Obenauer

March 23, 1934 December 2, 2018
John R Obenauer
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Obituary for John R Obenauer

John Robert Obenauer, born March 23, 1934, age 84, died, December 2, 2018, at Hackensack University Hospital of respiratory failure. John was a long-time resident of Nutley, NJ where he lived with his family since 1961. John was raised in Irvington, NJ. Until his retirement, John worked as a licensed master electrician in Local 164 (formerly Local 52) and obtained his contractor license during the same time period. In later years, John's love for children led him to obtain his CDL and become a school bus driver.

John is survived by his wife, Yvonne Kern Obenauer, a daughter, Linda Jean Obenauer-Kutner from Lincroft, formerly Plainsboro, a son, John Edward Obenauer and his wife, Paula Carol Obenauer, from Hillsborough and three grandchildren, Emily, Evan, and Kaylin, who were the apple of his eye.

Visitation will be at Hillsborough Funeral Home, 796 Route 206, Hillsborough, on Thursday, December 6 from 4-8pm. Funeral Mass will be at St. Joseph's Parish, 34 Yorktown Road, Hillsborough on Friday, December 7 at 10am. Internment will immediately follow at the Gates of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to the American Lung Association, .

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4:00 PM 12/6/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
Hillsborough Funeral Home

796 US Highway 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844

Hillsborough Funeral Home
796 US Highway 206 Hillsborough 08844 NJ
United States





10:00 AM 12/7/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church

34 Yorktown Rd
Hillsborough ( Millstone), NJ 08844

St. Joseph's Church
34 Yorktown Rd Hillsborough ( Millstone) 08844 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details


Gate of Heaven Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

225 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936

225 Ridgedale Ave East Hanover 07936 NJ
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Lung Association


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