John Wojcik

(01/13/2020)


John "Johnny" (71) died peacefully surrounded by his family on January 13, 2020 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 48 years to Deborah Wojcik (nee Cinquino), cherished father of Kristen and husband Greg Van Es of Wayne and Jessica and her husband Alex Calderone of Emerson. Adored "Poppy" of Ryan and Colin Van Es, and AJ and Evan Calderone. Dear brother of Marilyn Condini, Michael and his wife Karan, and brother-in-law Michael Cinquino and his wife Valerie. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Mary (Mariani) Wojcik. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews. He will be deeply missed by many longtime friends, golf buddies, and fraternity brothers. Johnny had room in his heart for everyone.

John was born in Passaic and raised in Lodi, New Jersey until moving to Rochelle Park in 1975. Prior to his retirement in 2005, he was a teacher of Special Education in the Lodi School District for 35 years, receiving his B.A. at Paterson State College and M.A. at Montclair.

He served in the New Jersey National Guard Engineering Battalion from 1971-1977.

Family will receive friends on Friday January 17, 2020 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home 113 South Farview Avenue, Paramus, NJ. Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday January 18, 2020, at the Vander Plaat Memorial Home, followed by a 11:00 am Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, 12 Terrace Avenue, Rochelle Park. Interment George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions in John's memory may be made to St. Jude Foundation, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Posted by Domenico and Maria Luisa Luvera on January 18, 2020 7:21 AM x

Dear Debbie and family. Our sincere condolences to the family for your loss.


Posted by Marie Diamond on January 17, 2020 8:50 PM x

You will always be remembered fondly from our time in Lincoln school, Lodi high and our class reunions. Rest in peace John.


Posted by Lauren Focarino on January 17, 2020 7:41 PM x

My dear cousin...... you brought so much laughter, and fun to our family growing up. I’ll always remember every LaborDay weekend sitting by Aunt Mary, your mom watching the gang play cards as I waiting for my cousin to come come from the feast with a sausage and pepper sandwich for me. You would deliver it with a big smile and a big hug and say “here ya go Lauren Jean!” You never missed a Labor Day! I will never forget your thoughtfulness, and all the time you spent with all of us making us feel special! Heaven gained an angel. May you Rest In Peace my dear cousin Johnny! ❤️🙏🏻


Posted by The Kuper Family on January 15, 2020 3:51 PM x

Dear Debbie and the entire Wojcik Family, Nothing is more precious than the Love of a Great Son, Husband, Father, Father in Law, Grandfather, Brother, Cousin and Friend. Johnny was all of them. It may be hard to understand now, but the void left behind will be filled by the power of his eternal love. Bob, Lois, Brent, Lindsay/Alex, and Jeff


Posted by Sandra Conway on January 15, 2020 1:22 PM x

Dear Kristen, we are so sorry for your loss, our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. THe UK HR team


Posted by Sandra Conway on January 15, 2020 1:22 PM x

Dear Kristen, we are so sorry for your loss, our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. THe UK HR team


Posted by Matthew Mariani on January 15, 2020 8:56 AM x

Debbie, Jessica, Kristen- So very sorry for your loss. Johnny is one of my all time favorites. A warm, funny, and lovely man that I always enjoyed being around.


Posted by Lorraine (Poore) Scannell on January 14, 2020 11:46 PM x

My condolences to the family. I lived upstairs from John on Hunter Street for about 8 years. I have a lot of fond memories. Rest In Peace John.


Posted by Ron Coronato on January 14, 2020 11:44 PM x

Though it’s been many many years since I saw and chatted with John I certainly remember his quiet unassuming disposition. As a fraternity brother of both Mike (Doc) and John and as Past President of IPE John was a wonderful Brother. My condolences to his wife, children, brother, and grandchildren.


Posted by Fabrizio on January 14, 2020 9:49 PM x

Dear Kristen, I am so sorry for your loss. I just want to let you know that my thoughts are with you and your family. Sincerely, Fabrizio and the whole TPC Platform


Posted by Fabrizio on January 14, 2020 9:49 PM x

Dear Kristen, I am so sorry for your loss. I just want to let you know that my thoughts are with you and your family. Sincerely, Fabrizio and the whole TPC Platform


Posted by Fabrizio on January 14, 2020 9:49 PM x

Dear Kristen, I am so sorry for your loss. I just want to let you know that my thoughts are with you and your family. Sincerely, Fabrizio and the whole TPC Platform


Posted by Thelma DePreker on January 14, 2020 6:38 PM x

My heart is breaking for all of you. I have to believe that they both just got a hole in one on the best course in heaven. Rest in painless peace our friend🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻


 



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