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Born: December 15, 1928

Death: January 15, 2012





Memorial donations may be made to:
American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718


This memorial provided by:
Shook Funeral Home




Anthony J Kasper

    December 15, 1928  -  January 15, 2012
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Life Legacy


Anthony J. Kasper, 83, of Clifton, passed away on January 15, 2012. Born in Harrison, he lived in Kearny before moving to Clifton in 1965 and was a parishioner of St. John Kanty RC Church, Clifton.

Anthony had been an Ordained Roman Catholic Priest and served as Pastor of St. Michael's RC Church, Lyndhurst for 10 years. Later, after leaving the priesthood, Anthony was an Insurance Salesman for State Farm Insurance on Van Houten Ave. in Clifton for over 37 years, before retiring in 2002, and was a member of the National Association of State Farm Agents.

Beloved husband for 48 years of the late Carol (Sopczak) who passed away in September of 2011. Devoted father of Mary Jo Perea and her husband Cirilo of New Port Richey, FL, Diana Chamberlain and her husband Gary of Wayne, Joseph A. Kasper and his wife Mary Ann of Randolph, and Carolyn DeFranco and her husband Giuseppe of Clifton. Dear brother of Marion Arndt of Kearny, and the late John C. and Alexander N. Kasper. Loving grandfather of Brittany, Brielle, Christie, Zachary, Harrison and Hunter.

Funeral Friday 9 AM at the Shook Funeral Home, 639 Van Houten Ave., Clifton, and 10 AM at St. John Kanty RC Church, Clifton. Entombment, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visiting Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718, www.cancer.org, in Anthony's memory would be greatly appreciated. www.shookfh.com