W. Amwell Twp.: John F. Ennis, Jr., 52

W. Amwell Twp.: John F. Ennis, Jr., 52 died Saturday November 12, 2016 at the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV.

John grew up and lived in W. Amwell Twp. until moving to Las Vegas 3 ½ years ago. He was a 1982 graduate of South Hunterdon Regional High School and a 1986 graduate or the New Jersey State Police Academy at Sea Girt, NJ.

He began his career in Law Enforcement in 1986 with the Lambertville Police Department and he retired from the W. Amwell Township Police Department in 2010 as a Patrolman First Class. He was a member of the Hunterdon County PBA Local #188 where he served as a department representative for many years. He was also a member of the New Jersey State PBA Retired Officers Local # 600.

John received his private pilot’s license in 1984 and was a member of the Las Vegas Mopar Envy Car Club. He enjoyed vacationing in Aruba where he and his wife had many friends. He was a Chicago Bears fan and loved animals. Over the years he supported many animal rescue groups and charities.

Son of the late John F. Ennis, Sr., he is survived by his wife Elise Madden Ennis, his mother Mary Lee Schultz Ennis of W. Amwell Twp. his sister Sandra Ennis Gares of W. Amwell Twp., his niece Keisha Taylor of Pennington, his nephew Brandon Gares of W. Amwell Twp., his mother-in-law Annell Madden of Holland Twp., his sister –in-law Dawn Mazza and her husband Joe, and their sons AJ (Amanda) and Kyle, his brothers-in-law Richard Madden (Stefany) and their daughter Katelyn and Michael Madden and his children Molly, Grayson, Ethan and many other aunts, uncles cousins and dear friends.

He will be deeply missed by his beloved English Bulldogs, Arie, Claymore and Royce.

A memorial gathering will take place Sunday December 4, from 1-4 pm at the Lambertville-New Hope Rescue Squad Building, 70 Alexander Ave., Lambertville, NJ.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lambertville-New Hope Rescue Squad, PO Box 237 Lambertville NJ 08530 of the Heavensent Bulldog Rescue, PO Box 8695, Turnersville, NJ 08012.