William Hennecke was driving his 2002 Porsche Boxter convertible when it veered off the southbound highway and into a utility pole just past Maple Avenue shortly after 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, Fair Lawn police said.
Hennecke was pronounced dead at the scene, they said.
An investigation was continuing.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Vander Plaat Colonial Home at 13-31 Saddle River Road in Fair Lawn.
Interment will follow in George Washington Memorial Park, 234 Paramus Road in Paramus.
Hennecke was graduated from Fair Lawn High School and Bergen County Tech, where he studied carpentry, his obituary says. He went on to work as an irrigation technician for Garden State Irrigation and Lighting.
In his free time, he enjoyed fishing in local lakes and rivers and riding dirt bikes with family and friends.
Hennecke is survived by his parents Hans and Eileen. He also leaves behind his sisters: Maureen Flax and her husband Andrew and Kasey Miletti-Moore and her husband Matthew, as well as his niece, Aubrey, nephews Brayden and Zachary and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Visiting hours are scheduled from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. this Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Vander Plaat Colonial Home at 13-31 Saddle River Road in Fair Lawn.
A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, followed by interment in George Washington Memorial Park, 234 Paramus Road in Paramus.
NOTES: Borough police and firefighters, Fair Lawn Rescue and Volunteer Ambulance Corps were assisted at the accident scene by Glen Rock police. The Bergen County Sheriff's Bureau of Criminal Identification was called to gather evidence. The county Medical Examiner's Office collected the body.
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