John R. Mowrey, age 85, of Lebanon Twp.

John R. Mowrey

John R. Mowrey, age 85, of Lebanon Twp., NJ passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital located at the Lehigh Valley Campus in Bethlehem, PA.

He was born on December 10, 1931 in Hope, NJ.  He had resided in Lebanon Twp., NJ since 1971, moving from Pittstown, NJ.

He was the son of the late Clyde Mowrey Sr. and Aremintha Wildrick Mowrey.

His wife, Barbara Johnson Mowrey, passed away in 1990.

John served in the National Guard.

John spent his whole career in home heating and air conditioning.  He worked for Meenan Oil in Clinton, NJ for many years until his retirement in the early 1990’s.

John enjoyed spending time with his family.  Years ago, he was a Floor Monitor at Frenchtown Roller Rink.

Survivors include three daughters; Cathy Lifer and her husband Bill of Broadway, NJ, Karen Beam and her husband Charles of Lebanon Twp., NJ and Sandy Duplaga and her husband Richard of Easton, PA.  One son; Christopher Mowrey of Califon, NJ.  Six grandchildren; Amanda Adnett and her husband Stu of Fairfield, CT, Matthew Beam and his wife Annette of Oxford, NJ, Lisa Lake and her husband Kenan of Lebanon Twp., NJ, Taylor Duplaga of Easton, PA, Kyle Duplaga of Easton, PA and Megan Mowrey.  Eight great-grandchildren.

Predeceased in addition to his wife by one son; John Robert Mowrey Jr. who passed away in 1956.  He is also predeceased by one grandson; Scott Lifer, four brothers and two sisters.

Calling hours will be Monday, November 20, 2017 from 7-9pm.  Funeral Service will be Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11am.  All at Naughright-Scarponi Funeral Home, 66 Main Street, High Bridge, NJ.  Interment at Spruce Run Cemetery in Lebanon Twp., NJ.

Memorials can be made to Lebanon Twp. Fire & Rescue, 532 West Hill Road, Glen Gardner, 08826 or the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691-4183.