Mr. John F. Landgraf, 96, died on August 25, 2010 at the Mountainside Hospital in Glen Ridge.
Services will be held in the First Presbyterian Church of Verona, Fairview Avenue at Bloomfield Avenue, Verona on Saturday August 28 at 9:30AM.
Visiting in the PROUT FUNERAL HOME,
370 Bloomfield Ave., Verona on Friday from 5 to 8 PM.
Born in Bath, NY, Mr. Landgraf lived in Verona for 16 years prior to moving to Caldwell 43 years ago.
He has a Bachelors degree from NYU and a Masters degree from Columbia University.
Mr. Landgraf is a WW2 veteran of the US Navy, serving as a Lieutenant from 1942 to 1945 in the Aleutian Islands.
He was a Business teacher at Montclair High School for 26 years and a member of the New Jersey Education Association.
An accomplished musician playing both the Baritone Horn and Tuba, he was a member of the Bloomfield Civic Band, Montclair Community Band and the Garden State Concert Band.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Evelyn K. Landgraf, his daughters, Carynn Elizabeth Kelley and Lorinda Cherry and his grandson Zachary Alvey.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Macular Degeneration Research,
22512 Gateway Center Drive, P.O. Box 1952, Clarksburg, MD 20871 would be appreciated.