John Sass Jr.
Sass, Jr. John, 91, passed away on July 6, 2021, a Little Falls resident since 1964. John was born in Buck Run, PA to John and Mary (Goffa) Sass. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife Sally (nee Burruano) in 1993, and a his sister Ann (Laychock). He is survived by his three sons John J. and Lynn of Little Falls, Michael and wife Rose of Hanahan, SC and Steven and wife Meg of Independence, NJ., his brother Joseph Sass and wife Joan of State College, PA and three grandchildren, David, Stephanie and Michaela. John is also survived by his loving nieces and nephews and his special companion Angela Mazza.
John was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member of the Golden Age Club of Little Falls. He was a graduate of Cass Township High School Class of 1948 in PA. He originally worked for Hammersley Paper Co. of Garfield, NJ and retired from Fritzsche, Dodge & Olcott (BASF) of Clifton as a maintenance supervisor in 1991.
Visiting will be from 4-8 PM on Friday, July 9, 2021 at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. Parastas will be held at 6 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 10 AM at St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church, 217 President Street, Passaic. Please meet directly at church. Entombment to follow at St. Nicholas Cemetery, Lodi. In lieu of flowers, donations to Morristown Medical Hospice and Palliative Care, 100 Madison Street, Simon 3, Morristown, NJ 07960 would be appreciated. Envelopes will be provided during visiting hours for your convenience.
7/7/2021 01:30:05 pm
John u were such a sweet man when we were all together with Angela. U will be missed. Rest in peace
Jayne & Bob Savage
7/8/2021 06:14:08 am
Bob and I were saddened to hear of the passing of John! Our love, hugs and condolences go out to John and Lynn and the entire Sass Family. There are never any words offered to help you thru this time, but know that we share your sadness and we share wonderful memories of John and his smile ... He always had a smile and a warming welcome to all! May he Rest In Peace and find his Eternal rest with our Lord! Sending Love, Jayne and Bob Savage
Mimi and John Vittozzi
7/8/2021 09:24:42 am
We were so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with John, Lynn and the entire Sass family. Sending love, prayers and condolences,
7/8/2021 11:32:43 am
Sleep in peace John didn’t know John that long well I know he was a good neighbor my deepest condolence to the family
Hans & Sandra Prell
7/9/2021 05:15:19 am
For over 55 years we have know and loved Big John and have been a neighbor and friend to the Sass family. May we keep the memories we have received and the good times in our hearts till we all meet again Hans and Sandra Prell an Family
Carol A Martin
7/9/2021 09:17:00 am
Your passing made me sad, but I know you are now resting in peace. You were a great neighbor and friend, and I am so grateful that I got to know you even better these past few years on trips with you and Angela. You will be missed by everyone that had the good fortune to have you in their lives.
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