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). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 10.19 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/.

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Kearny Obituaries

It was noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 20th, 2016 that Fred E Jordan passed away in Venice, Florida.  Jordan was 90 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Fred E's life.

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

It was written by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on June 8th, 2015 that Ruth Haas died 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 revealed 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 sympathy and honor Marie Agnes's life.

It was noted 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 express your sympathy and honor Theodore "Ted"'s life.

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

It was disclosed by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on March 31st, 2014 that Charles Anthony Sr Alario died 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 noted by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on December 30th, 2012 that Janet H Bergen (Trench) died in Sarasota, Florida.  Ms. Bergen was 90 years old and was born in Kearny, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Janet H's life.

It was reported by Arizona Republic on December 30th, 2012 that Michael Jr "Mike" Andrichak perished 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 noted by Worcester Telegram & Gazette on September 23rd, 2012 that John Calvin Bowater passed on in Massachusetts.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor John Calvin's life.

Cemeteries 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.

Glendale Cemetery

Since 1902, the Glendale Cemetery Association has served the needs of over 50,000 families with care and dignity. We provide a serene setting for final resting places and, most importantly, peace of mind.

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.

Holy Rood Rc Cemetery

Holy Rood Cemetery is the cemetery of the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Morristown, New Jersey, and welcomes Catholic families from the Morristown area and beyond. The original cemetery, known as St. Mary's Cemetery, was...

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...

MT Hebron Cemetery Association

Mount Hebron Cemetery was founded by citizens of then Cranetown and Speertown (now Montclair and Upper Montclair). The grounds are kept neatly landscaped with options to have flowers and other additional items added to a loved ones plot. The...

MT Hope Cemetery Association

Residents of Westchester and the Greater Metro Area have, since
1886, turned to Mount Hope—Southern Westchester's largest
cemetery—for individual and family burial plots in a setting whose
natural splendor, replete with rolling hills and...

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...

Rosedale & Rosehill Cemetery

At Rosedale & Rosehill Cemetery, our mission never changes: to provide comfort in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, one in which our families can grieve and remember their loved ones.

Rosedale Cemetery & Crematory

As a non-profit, non-sectarian Cemetery, Rosedale has respectfully served the local New Jersey community with care, compassion and dignity. Founded in 1840 and located in Montclair, Orange, and West Orange, Rosedale Cemetery remains dedicated to...

St Michael's Cemetery

St. Michael’s Cemetery is situated in the borough of Queens in New York City. Established in 1852, St. Michael’s is one of the oldest religious, nonprofit cemeteries in the New York City metropolitan area which is open to people of all faiths. It...

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Kearny, NJ 07032

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