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John Henry Jr., 82, Vineland, N.J., passed away at home June 28, 2017. Born Aug. 22, 1934, in Mineral Point, son of John H. Boxler Sr & Elizabeth (Young) Boxler. Preceded in death by parents; first wife, Naomi (Roush); second wife, Faye (Mellot-Page (the late Jack); sons, Andrew (infant), Russell and Wm. Joseph "Joey"; grandson, Rusty; sisters, Barbara Boxler and Helen Sell; brothers, William Young, Sylvester Dwayne and Harry "Hubba" Boxler. Survived by son, John H. III, Millville, N.J.; daughters, Julie, at home, and Mary, married to Frank Anastasio, Vineland, N.J.; and grandchildren, John H. IV and Nina. Also great-grandson, John H. V, Millville, N.J.; sisters, Betty (the late Don) Loncala, Mineral Point, and Claire Jean Boxler, Johnstown; brothers, Robert (Joan) and Ronald "Red" (Janet), Fayetteville, and Donald (Brenda), Mont Alto; sisters-in-law, Mary Young, Arizona; Betty Boxler, Fayetteville; and Kathy Boxlerm Wisconsin.; stepsons and very close friends, who were like sons to him, Kevin and Tom Page, Vineland, N.J.; and numerous nieces and nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews and many close friends. A U.S. Army veteran and retired from Owens-Illinois Glass, Vineland, N.J. A member of Windy Hill Hunting Camp, Snow Shoe, Pa. He liked to grow tomatoes and peppers and give them away. Friends received at Pancoast Funeral Home, Vineland, N.J. on July 8, 2017. Inurnment will be at a later date at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Wesley Chapel, Pa. Pancoast Funeral Home, Vineland, N.J.
Published on July 3, 2017
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