John Kane
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4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday, November 19, 2020
M. John Scanlan Funeral Home
781 Newark Pompton Tpke
Pompton Plains, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of John David Kane


John David Kane of Riverdale NJ, passed away November 12, 2020.

John was born in Paterson NJ to John and Dorothy Kane. John was married to Ellen (Tuohey) for 65 wonderful years and had three children they raised in Paterson NJ before moving to Bloomingdale NJ.  He worked as a Purchasing Agent for Best Foods for many years. John also served on the Bloomingdale Police Force. 

John cherished the memories he had with his family. He would enjoy the trips to the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands and to the Jersey shores. Although he loved to go on vacation for relaxation, he mostly appreciated the family being together. He treasured the times with his wife, children, grandchildren and his great grandchildren and will always be known as their Pop Pop. He was known for his sense of humor and honesty. 

John is lovingly survived by his wife Ellen; his sons Jim and his wife Carol, John “Jack” Jr. and his wife Carol; his daughter Donna; his brother James McClean; his sister Carol and her husband Frank. His grandchildren Stacy, Jamie, John, Brenda, Kristen, Jessica, and Melissa. John was also blessed by his surviving great grandchildren Brenden, Julian, Ronan Gavin and Declan "The Duck". John is predeceased by his brother Robert Kane.

The family will welcome guests Thursday November 19, 2020 from 4-6 for visitation. There will be a service held privately for the family. Due to COVID restrictions, the funeral home is limited to 37 people at a time and guests may have to wait. We ask that you keep your visit brief to accommodate anyone that may be waiting outside, please dress accordingly. Masks will be required and contact tracing information will be asked.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Chilton Memorial Hospital's Covid Recovery Center in honor of John.


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