Life Story: John Webster, 87; Korean War Veteran

John Webster, 87, died July 1 at St. Peter University Medical Center in New Brunswick.

Born in South Bound Brook, Mr. Webster resided in Somerset for 45 years. Before moving to Monroe 4 years ago.

Prior to his retirement in 1998, he worked as a welder for 30 years with Mohawk Manufacturing located in Whitehouse.

John was a former member of St. Peter’s the Apostle Church, New Brunswick and a member of Nativity of our Lord Church, Monroe.

He was a US Navy veteran serving during the Korean Conflict

Mr. Webster was a member of the South Bound Brook First Aid Squad, a member of the New Brunswick K of C #257 as well as Past Grand Knight and Faithful Navigator.

Predeceased by five brothers, four sisters and a grandson, Ronald Frederick.

He is survived by wife Eleanor Webster, a son John (Cris), five daughters, Kathleen Wertz (Edward), Fran Kinninburgh (Michael), Carol Miller (Gerald), Ellen Frederick, Jackie Ciancia (John); a brother Fred Webster; two sisters, Emma Donnelly and Elsie Chigi.

Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. July 6 from The Gleason Funeral Home, 1360 Hamilton S., followed by a 10 a.mm funeral liturgy at St. Peter the Apostle Church, New Brunswick. Interment St. Peter’s Cemetery, New Brunswick.

Visitation is from 4 to 8 pm. July 5.


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