John J. Hrabosky Jr., 73, of Union Beach, New Jersey, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. John was born on May 5, 1947 in Newark, New Jersey, where he spent the earlier part of his childhood. In 1959, John and his family moved to Union Beach, where he remained to present day. Before his retirement, John worked for International Flavors and Fragrances as a Supervisor for the Sample Lab for 39 years. After his retirement, John remained active with IFF as a member of their retirement committee. He was a devout parishioner of Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Union Beach, where he volunteered as a bereavement minister, an altar server/sextant, and was a member of the Holy Name Society. He remained very active in his community as a member of the St. Joseph Church Knights of Columbus Council 3402, a volunteer for Union Beach Library and a member of the Union Beach Recreation Committee. John was also a proud Air Force Veteran, having served our country during the Vietnam War Era. Most of all, John was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend to many.
He was predeceased by his parents, Mary E. (Duffy) and John J. Hrabosky Sr., his dear brother, Richard M. Hrabosky, and his brother-in-law, Mitchell C. Shade. John is survived by his loving sisters, Catherine Shade of Jacksonville, Florida, and Mary Peterson and her husband, Roger, of Brick, New Jersey, and his adoring sister-in-law, Charlene M. Hrabosky of Toms River, New Jersey. John also leaves behind many cherished nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten.
Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 PM and Wednesday morning, December 2, 2020 from 9:30 to 10:15 AM at Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday morning, December 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, 727 Highway 36, Union Beach, New Jersey 07735. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, 360 Broadway, Keyport, New Jersey 07735. In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of John may be made to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
As per the regulations imposed through the State of New Jersey, there will now be a maximum of 100 persons allowed in the funeral home at one time. In order to accommodate all of John's family and friends, we ask that you please be brief while visiting in order to make room for additional guests to pay their respects; we thank you for your understanding during this time. Face protection is also required as per state regulations.
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