Places

  • Kearny is also known as: Hudson County / Kearny town.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Joseph M. Kyrillos (politician), Ray Toro (artist and guitarist), John Harkes (football player), Erin Harkes (singer-songwriter), Greg Pason (writer and activist), and Franco Gamero (football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Newark Evening News.

History

It began as a township formed by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1867, from portions of Harrison Township. Portions of the township were taken on July 3, 1895, to form East Newark. Kearny was incorporated as a town on January 19, 1899, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier. Kearny is located at 40°45′47″N 74°8′14″W / 40. 76306°N 74. 13722°W / 40. 76306; -74. 13722 (40. 763051, -74. 137187). 19 square miles (26. 4 km), of which 8. 77 square miles (22. 7 km) is land and 1. 42 square miles (3. 7 km), or 13. 94%, is water. The town is bordered by East Newark, Harrison and North Arlington. The Passaic River separates it from Newark and Belleville, and the Hackensack River separates it from Jersey City. The town is varied in topography and roughly divided into three parts: the Kearny Uplands, the Kearny Meadows, and Kearny Point. Main thoroughfares include the eponymous...

The official website for the city of Kearny is http://www.kearnynj.org/.

There is currently 1 cemetery listing for the city of Kearny, New Jersey. Looking for Kearny funeral homes?

Kearny Obituaries

It was written on October 3rd, 2015 that Helen Lanwehr (Kalenak) passed away in Kearny, New Jersey.  Ms. Lanwehr was 97 years old and was born in Nanty Glo, PA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Helen's life.

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on June 8th, 2015 that Ruth Haas passed on in Sarasota, Florida.  Haas was 89 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ruth's life.

It was noted by San Diego Union-Tribune on June 6th, 2015 that Marie Agnes Donovan (Holmes) perished in San Marcos, California.  Ms. Donovan was 84 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marie Agnes's life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 25th, 2015 that Theodore "Ted" Small passed away in Sarasota, Florida.  Small was 92 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Theodore "Ted"'s life.

It was noted by Providence Journal on October 18th, 2014 that Albert "Trapper" Kratt passed on in Smithfield, Rhode Island.  Kratt was 82 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Albert "Trapper"'s life.

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on March 31st, 2014 that Charles Anthony Sr Alario perished in Sarasota, Florida.  Alario was 84 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles Anthony Sr's life.

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on December 30th, 2012 that Janet H Bergen (Trench) perished in Sarasota, Florida.  Ms. Bergen was 90 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Janet H's life.

It was written by Arizona Republic on December 30th, 2012 that Michael Jr "Mike" Andrichak died in Arizona.  Andrichak was 81 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Michael Jr "Mike"'s life.

It was written by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on September 23rd, 2012 that John Calvin Bowater died in Massachusetts.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John Calvin's life.

It was written by Cincinnati Enquirer and Cincinnati Post on August 26th, 2012 that William Ross Sheppell perished in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Sheppell was 86 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William Ross's life.

All Funeral Homes in Kearny

Ferncliff Cemetery

In 1927, the we constructed our first mausoleum, Ferncliff Mausoleum.
We constructed our second large community mausoleum, the Shrine of Memories, beginning in 1959.
Our third community mausoleum, the Rosewood Mausoleum, was constructed in 1998.

Hillside Cemetery

Hillside Cemetery was established as a non-sectarian, non-profit organization in 1886 under the state laws of New Jersey, which carefully guard the rights of lot owners and ensure the safety, permanence and prudent governance of the cemetery.

Laurel Grove Cemetery

In March 1872, the Hinchliffe Family founded Laurel Grove Cemetery and managed it for 127 years. CMS Mid-Atlantic, Inc., now takes pride in continuing to manage Laurel Grove as one of its premier properties in New Jersey. The original 145-acre...

Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery

Linden Hill United Methodist Cemetery was founded by English-speaking Methodists in 1842, who were located at The Second Street Methodist Episcopal Church on 2nd Street between Avenues C and D in Manhattan. It was then acquired by German-speaking...

Riverside Cemetery

The cemetery was planned in the style of Frederick Law Olmsted’s New York Central Park, with curving roads, and winding paths. This was no simple task, as the property had to first be transformed with trainloads of soil, a barn for the horses...

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