in memoriam

In Memory of John R. LoPresto

May 18, 1940 - May 24, 2021


John R. LoPresto, 81, died Monday, May 24, 2021.

Born in Jersey City, he lived in North Arlington for the past 29 years. He served as the Police Director for the Guttenberg Police Department from 2002-2004. Earlier, he worked for the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey for 33 years retiring as Police Inspector in 1994.

John was the beloved husband for 60 years of Camille LoPresto ( nee Galano ); the devoted father of John LoPresto Jr., Maria Herrel and her husband Alan, and the late Elena Kish and her surviving husband Thomas; the cherished grandfather of Dr. Justin Herrel, Mia Sara Herrel and Dane Kish; and the dear brother of Marie Lanza and her husband Frank, and Ellen Eisenstein and her husband Martin.

Funeral from the Parow Funeral Home 185 Ridge Rd., North Arlington on Friday, May 28th at 9 a.m. thence to Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington for the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Entombment Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. Visitation will be held on Thursday 3-7 p.m. at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis , TN 38105.

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