John T Stirrup



John T Stirrup, Sr. of Fair Lawn, NJ died Monday, February 26, 2018. For the past 2-1/2 years he resided at The Lodge At Old Trail in Crozet, VA, where he was surrounded by friends and a loving and caring staff.  He was 91.  John was born on December 19, 1926, in Utica, NY.  He retired from Bergen County in 1991 where he was employed as an accountant.  John was a graduate of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Newark, NJ.  He held a Bachelor of Science Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.  He served in WWII in the Army Air Force from October 1944 until he was honorably discharged in December 1946, and did a tour of duty in Germany and France.

 He was predeceased by his loving wife of 66 years, Julia A Stirrup and his son, Joseph A Stirrup.  He is survived by his daughter-in-law, Marian Stirrup of New City, NY, son David Stirrup and fiancée Jannemieke Keener of Charlottesville, VA, son John Stirrup Jr. and wife Heidi Stirrup of Haymarket VA, granddaughters Julianne Stirrup, Jessica Stirrup West and her husband James West, Sarah Stirrup, Joanne Stirrup, Kathleen Pitt and great grandchildren Vernon Stirrup, James West, Daisy West and Nyla Keener.  

Friends may call, Friday, October 9, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Rd, Fair Lawn, NJ, 201-797-3500,  The Funeral Mass is Saturday, March 10 at 9:30 AM at St Philip the Apostle Church in Saddle Brook, NJ, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetary in East Hanover, NJ.

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