John E. McKnight
07/22/1928 - 12/27/2021

John Ellison McKnight of Union, NJ, died at home on December 27th. Born in Gallaway, Tennessee, on July 22nd, 1928, to John and Thelma Doyle McKnight, he was a resident of Union, NJ, since 1957. He served in the US Army, as a Boy Scout leader for Troop 69, and a CCD teacher at St Michael’s Church, where he was a parishioner for over 65 years. John was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He worked at NJ Bell Telephone (Verizon) for 40 years. He is survived by Annamae, his wife of 68 years; his 3 children, Irene (Robert) of Stockton, NJ; John (Dawn) of Chester, Maryland; and James (Betsy) of Rumson, NJ; 8 grandchildren (Eric, Brendan, Jennifer, Holly (Jaime), Andrew, Emily (Zach), Katherine, and Thomas; and 2 great grandchildren (Mazzy and Camilla). Visitation will be held at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave., Union, NJ from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm on Thursday, December 30th. A funeral mass will be held at St. Michael Church, Union, NJ, on Friday, December 31st at 9:15 am. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington, NJ.


Funeral Home:
Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Thursday, December 30, 2021, 2 to 4 pm & 7 to 9 pm
Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home
1100 Pine Avenue
Union, NJ 07083
Funeral:
Friday, December 31, 2021, 9:15 am
St. Michael Church
1212 Kelly Street
Union, NJ 07083
Committal:
Friday, December 31, 2021, 11:00 am
Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031
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