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Visitation

Riewerts Memorial Home
Friday May 21st, 2021
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Funeral Mass

St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church
Saturday May 22nd, 2021
9:30am

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John J. Certa Jr.

John Joseph Certa Jr., unexpectedly passed away at the age of 65, on Saturday, May 15th, 2021. Devoted husband to Paula Certa (Toguville) and father of John David Certa,  John was born on April 16th, 1956 to Helen and the late John Certa Sr. His smile was infectious and his sense of humor was incredible. John was a supportive and loyal friend to many as he always made sure to make every experience a memorable one. John was co-owner of Certa-fied Pest Control with Peter Layne for 41 years. His passions included golfing, fishing, and being a 1975 Bergenfield Bears Football State Champion. John is survived by his loving mother, Helen, his sibling Steven and wife Paula, Joan and Ed, Elaine and Wayne, his beautiful nieces Bethany and Lora, his nephew Kevin, and his best friend Peter Layne. Always remember, there's no bug too big. Visiting Friday 4-7 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church 29 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield at 9:15 AM for the Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM. Cremation will be private. Memorial donations in Johns name may be made to the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center


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Guestbook

May you Rest In Peace John
Paula, Aunt Helen & all the family- we are so sorry for the loss of John. Such a vibrant, fun man- he will be missed. Love to you all, Tony, Alma & family

Alma May 27 2021 12:00 AM

Paula Johnnie Boy thanks you for always being his Assistant! He loved you very much

Alice May 21 2021 12:00 AM

R.I.P. John, you were one of the toughest, fairest guys I knew back in those High School days. I regret I never got to play a round of golf with you.

Gene Miller May 20 2021 12:00 AM

R.I.P John. Thank you for the memories. Our condolences to the Certa family!

Karen and Frank Addicks May 20 2021 12:00 AM

We were so very sorry to hear about Johns passing.
Our hearts break for Paula and the rest of the Certa family.

Lois and Danny Robbins May 20 2021 12:00 AM

Dear Paula and Helen, Dan and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. I had a special relationship with John as he was my "go to" guy when I had a work problem. (Those damn mice!) As stressed as I was, John would come at my beck and call and manage to make me laugh. I miss him! May he Rest In Peace. Prayers to you and your family.

Pam McPhail May 19 2021 12:00 AM

Sorry for the loss

Joan Gargiulo MacHill May 19 2021 12:00 AM

I have so many fond memories of you John. You made everyone laugh and you were the life of the party! I will never forget your smile. You will
Never ever be forgotten. You have left a huge whole in so many hearts. Rest In Peace my friend. I will
Always miss you.

Maureen Zisa May 19 2021 12:00 AM

Deepest condolences to John's family and prayers too.

WALTER CONWAY May 19 2021 12:00 AM

Love you Johnnie boy! Really going to miss you. Your partner is lost and heartbroken. May you rest peacefully. Until we meet again!
Love you Al

Alice Layne May 18 2021 12:00 AM

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