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John Placko

John W. Placko

Wednesday, November 8th, 1944 - Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Obituary

John W. Placko, 75, of Brick, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 11, 2020.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services in the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 400 Faitoute Ave., Roselle Park, on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10am. Please be at the funeral home 9am. Interment will follow to St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia.

Visitation is 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm Saturday and 1 to 4pm on Sunday.

Born in Winnfield, Louisiana, John was raised in Newark, NJ living in Irvington, Hillside, Garwood for 33 years before settling to Brick 4 years ago.

He was a district manager for International Freight in Newark for 35 years before retiring in 2004.

John proudly served his country in the United States Army as a sergeant SP5(T) during the Vietnam War. He received the National Defense Service Medal and Sharpshooter Badge Rifle M14.
He was a member of the Hillside Elks.

John is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years; Anna Marie (nee: Notte) Placko, a dear brother; Martin Luis Placko, Jr., two dear sisters; Rhoda Anecki and Doris Kovach and her husband Stanley. Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to a Veteran’s Administration in your area in John’s memory.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Mastapeter Funeral Home (Roselle Park, NJ)
    Address
    400 Faitoute Avenue
    ROSELLE PARK, NJ 07204
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Mastapeter Funeral Home (Roselle Park, NJ)
    Address
    400 Faitoute Avenue
    ROSELLE PARK, NJ 07204
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Third Visitation

    Sunday, March 15th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, March 15th, 2020 1:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Mastapeter Funeral Home (Roselle Park, NJ)
    Address
    400 Faitoute Avenue
    ROSELLE PARK, NJ 07204
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, March 16th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, March 16th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Mastapeter Funeral Home (Roselle Park)
    Address
    400 Faitoute Avenue
    ROSELLE PARK, NJ 07204
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Please be at the funeral home 9am.
  • Interment

    Location
    St. Gertrude Cemetery
    Address
    InmanAvenue
    COLONIA, NJ
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Judy Grillo

Posted at 11:03am
Dearest Anna Marie, I was so saddened to hear the news. I cant imagine what you are going through but I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so glad that at least I got to see you and Johnny at Matthew's wedding. Sending love cousin Judy Grillo
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Linda Dobson Provenzano

Posted at 02:47pm
Anna Marie,
Although the years have passed by too quickly, family is family and blood is blood. John and I shared a birthday together and that was special. Hold on to your beautiful memories and cherish them. May God be your light.
With much love,
Linda (Dobson) Provenzano
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Perry & Gerry Barbaruolo

Posted at 07:20am
Our prayers are with you and may John rest in peace.
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Posted at 05:37pm
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Posted at 05:28pm
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