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Genevieve Horbal
B: 1954-04-04
D: 2017-07-17
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Horbal, Genevieve
Debra Yhlen
B: 1958-12-30
D: 2017-07-17
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Yhlen, Debra
Ada Kindon
B: 1922-01-10
D: 2017-07-15
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Kindon, Ada
Iluminada Baker
B: 1924-11-29
D: 2017-07-15
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Baker, Iluminada
Dorothy Corson
B: 1931-11-02
D: 2017-07-12
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Corson, Dorothy
John Knyff
B: 1924-06-06
D: 2017-07-09
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Knyff, John
James Crown
D: 2017-07-08
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Crown, James
Catherine Milito
B: 1928-12-13
D: 2017-07-08
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Milito, Catherine
Victoria Guzevich
B: 1922-01-05
D: 2017-07-07
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Guzevich, Victoria
Gloria Stanislawski
B: 1925-06-20
D: 2017-07-05
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Stanislawski, Gloria
Gary Schortje
B: 1950-03-30
D: 2017-07-03
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Schortje, Gary
Mary Sciscione
B: 1926-04-04
D: 2017-07-03
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Sciscione, Mary
Theodore Dieckman
B: 1938-08-17
D: 2017-07-02
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Dieckman, Theodore
Sam DiFonzo
B: 1935-11-16
D: 2017-07-02
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Donald MacIsaac
B: 1980-01-03
D: 2017-06-30
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MacIsaac, Donald
William Malcolm
B: 1939-12-14
D: 2017-06-29
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Malcolm, William
Shirley Lingenfelter
B: 1951-07-26
D: 2017-06-28
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Lingenfelter, Shirley
Francesco Campanelli
B: 1940-03-13
D: 2017-06-27
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Campanelli, Francesco
Helen Cardella
B: 1914-09-20
D: 2017-06-26
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Lois Garry
B: 1933-02-10
D: 2017-06-23
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Elizabeth Schaible
B: 1920-02-26
D: 2017-06-23
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Obituary for John Knyff

John J. Knyff, 93, of Ocean Gate, died peacefully on July 9, 2017. Born and raised in East Rutherford, he lived in Rutherford before moving to Ocean Gate 35 years ago. Mr. Knyff retired as Lieutenant from the Rutherford Police Department with 33 years of dedicated service. John received many citations for his heroism in police work. He was also inducted into the Police Hall of Fame in Florida. He proudly served his country in the US Coast Guard during World War II, serving the supply lines to General MacArthur’s Troops. John also served his Ocean Gate community, since 1981, as Fireman and Past President of the Ocean Gate Volunteer Fire Department. His wife Eleanor of 64 years, predeceased him in 2012.

Surviving are three children; John and his wife Sandra, Patty Chillemi and her husband Philip and Ruth Rich and her husband Buddy, five grandchildren; John A., Jenae, Sarah, Andrea and Edward; one great granddaughter Ella; also, three siblings, Catherine Meigh, MaryAnn Knyff and Henry Knyff.

Visiting hours will be Thursday, July 13th, from 2-4 and 7-9pm, with a Prayer Service at 8:30pm, in the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville. The burial will be private with the Family.
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