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 John H. Launder
Born: 09/26/1942
Died: 03/17/2017
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John H. Launder

John H. Launder passed away on March 17, 2017, at the age of 74 years.  John was born in Jersey City and was a resident until moving to Kearny forty years ago.  He was a truck driver for many years for Motor Freight Express and was a member of the International Longshoreman's Association 1730.

John enjoyed watching movies and television, especially his favorite, The Sopranos, having appeared as an extra in an episode of the show.

John is predeceased by his wife Patricia Launder.  He is survived by his children, John J. Launder and Dawn Sheldrick; sisters, Cheryl Matera and Linda Squitieri; nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren as well as nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at McLaughlin Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.  Family and friends are invited to assemble at the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 9:30 AM, followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North arlington, NJ. 

 

 
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Dawn, John and family I am so sorry for your loss. I remember growing up with my bff Dawn and going to Jersey City for dinner with my adopted family and going down the shore on vacation. It was always a great time and Mr. and Mrs. Launder (as I will always call them) always made me feel welcome and like family. I will never forget them. Now they are together and will live their happily ever after in a more peaceful life. R.I.P.
Rose Silverstein
R I P gramps you will be missed by each and everyone one of us in our own special We love you dearly Jane Matthew and Rebecca
jane lambert
Dear Gramps, I love you very much. You loved me as if I were your blood. You allowed made me laugh and smile. You were an amazing man. I'm so proud to call you my grandfather. Thank you for letting me play with your bottles of soda and not getting made when I dropped them. Send my love to grandma Patricia. ? You'll forever ever be in our hearts ? Love Always, Your Vanna xoxoxo
Savanna
Uncle John, the only comfort I have right now is knowing you are with your one true love! My Aunt Pat. You always made me feel not as only as your niece but one of your own children. Growing up I always remember how you would always make me smile and laugh. Most of all at Christmas time with all the frosty's! Rest well my uncle
Tracey
Dear John, Dawn and families. Al and I are so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. He was always friendly to us and we both remember how devoted you both were. With our deepest sympathy.
Lorraine and Allan Weinberg
I would like to wish my condolences to the friend of the family of Mr Launder. In these times you must turn to God he promises at Revelations 21;4 that "he will wipe out every tear from thier eyes,+ and death will be no more,+ neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore.+ The former things have passed away.?? This has brought me Comfort and hopefully it will do the same for you.
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