John S. Fallet Jr.
CHURCH HILL — John S. Fallet Jr., 80, went to be with the Lord on Friday, April 29, 2016. He passed away surrounded by his loving family at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge. Born in Lake Lynn, PA, to John S. and Ida Mae Fallet, John grew up in Belle Vernon, PA, and lived in Avenel, NJ, Elizabeth, NJ, and with his daughter Michele in Church Hill, MD.
A Veteran of the U.S. Navy, John served during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged on Jan. 26, 1961. He worked on the Assembly Line for the General Motors Corp at the former Linden plant and retired in 1995 after 30 years of employment. John was a member of the Avenel VFW Memorial Post 7164 as well as the Iselin American Legion Nutly Post 471. An avid fisherman and outdoors-man, John loved going to the mountains, watching Sunday football, spending time with his family and grand- children, and making others laugh. He never failed to light up the room.
He is predeceased by his sister Mary Jane and a stepson John.
Surviving are his wife Anna Dymko Fallet of Elizabeth; daughter, Michele L ynn and her husband Matthew of Church Hill, MD; son, John J. Fallet Sr. and his wife Ann of South Plainfield; brother, Ronald Fallet and his wife Ethyl of Monessan, PA; seven grandchildren: Brittney, Sean, Jesse Michael, John J. Fallet Jr., Rachel Ann, Andrew, Anthony; and two stepsons, Krzysztof and Henryk Dymko.
Cremation services will be held privately. To leave your condolences, please visit John’s interactive web page at www.mccriskinfuneralhome.com. children, Debbie Rockwood, Terry Lewis and Frederick C. Jarrell Jr., four grandchildren, Cody and Tara Rockwood, Heidi Shaffer and Jaren Jarrell, and two great-grandchildren, Skylar and Buddy Shaffer. She also leaves behind a brother Charles Sparks.
Visitation will be at the Fleegle and Helfenbein Funeral Home on Monday, May 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Talbot Hospice, 586 Cynwood Dr., Easton, MD 21601-3805.
To offer condolences and share memories, please visit www.fleegleandhelfenbein. com.
Samuel began working on a farm at a young age and then started working with his father as a carpenter. He later worked as a waterman crabbing and oystering. Samuel then went into construction and worked over 40 years in Marine Construction with L&H Pile Driving, the company that he started with Dave Horney. After Dave retired, Sam continued the business now known as Sam’s Marine Construction. He loved tinkering in the garage, working and being on the water.
Samuel is survived by his wife, Margaret Lowery of Centreville, MD; son Martin Robert Freburger of Centreville; daughter Terri Lee Kessler (Mike) of Millington, MD; son Brian Neil Lowery (Kathy) of Centreville; daughter Brenda Catherine Lowery of Chester, MD; sister Edith Turner of Stevensville, MD; seven grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, Thomas Lowery.
A service will be held on Friday, May 6, at 11 a.m. at the Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. in Chester, MD, where visitation was held Thursday. Burial will follow the service Friday in the Stevensville Cemetery.
Online condolences may be made at www.fhnfuneralhome.com.
JOHN S. FALLET JR.
SAMUEL W. LOWERY JR.