Obituary of John R Semple
John Ronald Semple, 75, formerly of East Brunswick and most recently a resident of Spotswood, NJ, entered into rest on May 1, 2021. John was born in Paisley, Scotland, grew up in Kearny, NJ, and lived there until the age of 29. He graduated from St. Cecilia High School, earned his BA from Fairleigh Dickinson University, worked at PSE&G in Newark for over 40 years, and enjoyed his long-time involvement as a coach in the EB Soccer Club.
Predeceased by his wife, Mary M. Semple (nee Stokes), his father, George Semple, and his mother, Mary M. Semple (nee Connelly), he is survived by his four children, John Semple and his fiancée Jennifer Bullock, David Semple and his wife Melissa, Daniel Semple and his wife Carolina, Shannon Panyko and her husband George, as well as his sister, Margaret Logue and her husband Thomas, eleven grandchildren, Andrew, Justin, Matthew, Ryan, Nicholas, Mary, Lucas, David, Jacob, Ashlynn, and Patrick, many nieces and nephews, and long-time companion, Eileen Conklin Huard.
Relatives and friends may call on May 11, 2021, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, at Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road East Brunswick, NJ 08816.
The inurnment will be held on Wednesday May 12, 2021, 11:30 am, at Holy Cross Cemetery, 340 Ridge Rd, North Arlington, NJ 07031.
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