Mark E. Banks, age 65, of High Bridge

Mark E. Banks

Mark E. Banks, age 65, of High Bridge, NJ passed away with his loving wife and daughter by his side on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Twp., NJ.

He was born on June 22, 1950 in Glen Gardner, NJ and resided his entire life in High Bridge, NJ.

He was the son of the late Charles Banks Sr. and Mildred Troidl Banks.

Mark was the husband of Sandy M. Landon Banks, celebrating 36 years of marriage.

He was the Director of Public Works and Utilities in High Bridge, NJ until his retirement in 2009 after 38 years of service to the town.

Mark was Past President of High Bridge Fire Department and had 43 years of service.

He loved NASCAR races and especially enjoyed attending them.  He also enjoyed traveling with his wife to places such as Alaska, Bermuda and Disney World.  Most of all, he loved spending time with his Granddaughter, Emerson Marie.

Survivors in addition to his wife include 1 daughter; Tammy Stephens and her husband R. Joseph of High Bridge, NJ.  1 granddaughter; Emerson Marie Stephens of High Bridge, NJ.  2 brothers; William Banks and his wife Barbara of NC and John Banks of Canada.  Brother-in-law; Eric Landon and his wife Bonnie of Lebanon Twp., NJ.  2 Sister-in-laws; Deborah Krehely and her husband Robert of Califon, NJ and Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Banks of High Bridge, NJ.  Mother-in-law; Patricia Landon of Glen Gardner, NJ.  Several nieces, nephews, cousins, Aunts and Uncles.

Predeceased by 1 sister; Shirley Cox and 1 brother; Charles ‘Jake’ Banks Jr.

Calling hours will be Sunday, January 31, 2016 from 4pm to 8pm with Firemen’s Pass Through at 7pm at
Naughright-Scarponi Funeral Home, 66 Main Street, High Bridge, NJ.  Funeral Service on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 11am at Naughright-Scarponi Funeral Home followed by Last Call Service at High Bridge Fire Department.  Interment will be private.

Memorials can be made to High Bridge Fire Department, PO Box 232, High Bridge, NJ 08829.