John Suffren

Obituary of John Suffren

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John Edward (Jack) Suffren, 86, of Nutley NJ and a native of Wanamie, passed away Monday November 16, 2020 at the Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ. Born in Nanticoke on June 1, 1934, he was a son of the late John and Gladys Womelsdorf Suffren. A graduate of Newport Township High School, class of 1952, he furthered his education receiving a Bachelor’s degree from Wilkes College and later a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Montclair State University. Prior to retiring, John was on the faculty of Nutley High School in Nutley, New Jersey, where he taught Mathematics for over forty years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Suffren on December 24, 1999. John is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Jay and Diane Suffren of Kingston; his dear friends, Ahn Germanario, Paul Germanario, Jennifer Germanario, Michelle Germanario, who is his Goddaughter, and Samuel Boateng. He will also be remembered by his many students, fellow faculty members and acquaintances. His family regrets that, due to the current pandemic, there will be no public services or calling hours at this time. Private interment will be on the family plot in Newport Cemetery, Newport Township. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in John’s memory to your favorite charity.

There will be no public services or calling hours. Private interment will be on the family plot in Newport Cemetery, Newport Center, PA