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Visitation

Riewerts Memorial Home
Friday April 23rd, 2021
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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St Joseph R.C. Church
Saturday April 24th, 2021
10:00am

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John W. (Jack) Grimshaw

John W. "Jack" Grimshaw, loving husband, father, and uncle, aged 73 of Bergenfield, NJ passed away in the comfort of his home on Tuesday, April 20th Jack was a retired fleet service mechanic for the Village of Ridgewood where he worked for 27 years. In his free time, Jack volunteered at the Bergenfield P.A.L. and enjoyed bowling in 2 separate leagues. He was a long time NY Jets season ticket holder and a devoted Mets and Devils fan. He was predeceased by his mother and father, James and Lucy (nee Sopchak) Grimshaw and brother Gary. He is survived by his wife Lucille (nee Masterson), daughter Victoria, his sisters Sandy, Donna, Laurie, and Anne, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. Visiting Friday 4-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. The all will meet at the funeral home on Saturday at 8:45 AM for the Funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, Oradell at 10 AM. Cremation will be private. Send a lasting condolence at riewertsmemorialhome.com


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Guestbook

I'm so sorry we never got to meet. My sincerest condolences to Jack's family.
- Jack's cousin Kathy

Kathy Grimshaw-Haven May 19 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear this news. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your daughter. I hadn't seen my brother in such a long time but he will forever be in my . The most special memory I have is from when I was thirteen and he was twenty six. My big brother took me to an Osmond concert at Madison Square Garden. I promised I wouldn't scream but being thirteen and seeing Donnie Osmond well I guess I didn't keep that promise! Rest in peace now big brother. I love you and miss you! Your baby sister, Laurie.

Laurie Bixby Apr 30 2021 12:00 AM

Lucille and Victoria We were so sorry to hear of Jacks passing. Sending much love and our deepest sympathy. Colleen and George

Colleen Van Haasteren Apr 24 2021 12:00 AM

Lucille and Victoria, John and I are so very saddened to hear of Jack's passing.. He was definitely one of the nicest persons I've ever know. Never had a bad word to say about anyone. . Our love and prayers to you . I love you Jack, may you rest easy now.
Love Donna and John

Donna and John Apr 23 2021 12:00 AM

Haven't seen you guys in a while. So sorry to here this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Victoria. Rest in peace Jack.

Sandi and Bob Apr 22 2021 12:00 AM

Jack was a good friend, he was the guy always in the background never wanting recognition for what he did. The hours he spent at the Bergenfield PAL are too numerus to count and his contributions where a large part of what kept the PAL going. I will always remember him fondly and be grateful for the time I was able to spend in his company.
Jack you will be missed more that you could know.

Dennis Smith Apr 21 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John W. (Jack) Grimshaw

Dennis Smith Apr 21 2021 12:00 AM

Thinking back to when we were young and the fun we had at your pizza tasting parties in Montvale. And when we went to Mrs Bailey's cabin in Pennsylvania. Most of all knowing how happy you made Lucille. I remember when Victoria was born you had the biggest smile your heart was full of love. You were a WONDERFUL man. Love Jean David

Jean David Apr 21 2021 12:00 AM

So many good memories through the years.
Heres to the crazy times and the times when adulthood snuck up on us.
Our thoughts and prayers to your wife Lucille, and your beautiful daughter Victoria. How I remember your first birthday party with the piata.
Thoughts go out to the rest of the family.
Miss you Jack....
Leslie & Stefan

Leslie Gerson Apr 21 2021 12:00 AM

To a real gentle soul,didn't have a bad bone in his body. Always had a smile on his face. He will be missed by all who knew him. Sincerely Bob David

Bob David Apr 21 2021 12:00 AM