John ‘Jack’ Vasarkovy, 72 of Toms River passed away suddenly on Friday, surrounded by his family. Jack was a salesman with Lasco Industries of California for many years. He was a communicant of St. Justin the Martyr Catholic Church of Toms River and was a member of the Holy Name Society. He was a member and Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph Council 4969 and a 4th Degree member of John D. McMahon, Assembly 1926. Jack was also a member of the Toms River Elks #1875. Born in Newark , he lived in Irvington and Glen Ridge , moving to Toms River 50 years ago.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Terry Inaugurato Vasarkovy; son, Jack and wife Tiffany; daughters, Lisa Caruso and husband Mark, Pamela Morton, all of Toms River; sister Alberta Vasarkovy of Omaha, NE; four loving grandchildren, Brian, Mark, Laura and Jordan; and his beloved dog Prince.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm at Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave. , Toms River . Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:15 , Monday at St. Justin’s Church, 975 Fischer Blvd. , Toms River . Burial will follow at St. Joseph ’s Cemetery. Jack’s family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to your favorite charity in his memory. Letters of condolence may be sent to www.kedzfuneralhome.com.