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John J. Corbett Sr., 87, of Fair Lawn

John J. Corbett Sr.
John J. Corbett Sr. Photo Credit: Contributed

FAIR LAWN, N.J. -- John J. “Jack” Corbett Sr., 87, of Fair Lawn, died Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Born and raised in Paterson, he resided in Fair Lawn for more than 50 years. An Army veteran, he served during the Korean War. 

Corbett was a parishioner of St. Catharine Roman Catholic Church in Glen Rock. He was a loyal Mets and Jets fan. Before retiring, he was a night crew manager with ShopRite in Lincoln Park for 15 years and previously was employed with Pathmark. He also served as a crossing guard in Fair Lawn. 

He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor (Minchin) Corbett, a son, John J.Corbett Jr, and a sister, Mae Corbett. 

He is survived by his son Ronald Corbett and wife Doreen; and a grandson, Michael Corbett. 

A funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday, Oct. 3, at St. Catharine Roman Catholic Church in Glen Rock. Interment was in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa.

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