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John Buonocore

September 18, 2019
John Buonocore
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John was born in Newark January 10, 1918 and moved to Morristown in 1928. John graduated Bayley High School when it was located at the site of Assumption Church where he excelled on the baseball team. John enlisted in the U.S. Army prior to Pearl Harbor, saw action in Europe where he was commissioned, awarded the Bronze Star, and later served in the occupation of Czechoslovakia. He married Martha in 1942 who passed in 1981 and with whom he had surviving children John Jr., Mark and Ann. After the war, John enjoyed a long career at Bell Telephone Laboratories as manager at each of its New Jersey facilities and was instrumental in the formation of the New Jersey Travel Manager’s Association. John served in the U.S. Army Reserves through 1978, retiring as Lt. Colonel. John enjoyed his family and friends and was an avid golfer and Yankees fan. He is survived by his spouse of 36 years, Marie, of West Melbourne, Florida, his children, daughters-in- law Dorothy and Katherine, his grandchildren Taylor, Britty, Rainier, and Royya, and great-grandchildren Cora and Luna.

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Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 9/24/2019 10:00:00 AM
Church of the Assumption

91 Maple Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960

Church of the Assumption
91 Maple Ave Morristown 07960 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details


Holy Rood Cemetery Final Resting Place

61 Whippany Road
Morristown, NJ 07960

61 Whippany Road Morristown 07960 NJ
United States

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