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Obituary for John Michael Kropilak

John Michael Kropilak age 68, of Sewell passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021. He was the son of the late Lawrence M. and Arlene Kropilak (nee Marshall). John was an Army Veteran, serving in Germany from 1972 - 1974. He was a mechanic with the Delaware River Bay Authority and was involved with many hobbies and interests. He owned an Eagles bus which he drove and was a season ticket holder for 30 years. John enjoyed car shows locally, Wildwood, and Ocean City, MD where he brought his beloved GTX & Demon. He also enjoyed Wildwood vacations with family and loved his Harley and trips to Sturgis, SD. He was a people person who was loved by many and he loved them just the same. There’s so much more that could be shared in the life of John M. Kropilak. He will be missed!

John is survived by his wife, Mary M. (nee Lutz); sons, Michael and Jonny; grandson, Gabe; sisters, Rosemary Sargent, Jane Marshall, and Helen Ricker; brothers, Larry Kropilak, Alex Marshall, William Kropilak and Joe Marshall.

Due to Covid-19 current indoor gathering guidelines, We invite Johns' family and friends to a Walk-Thru visitation from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Smith Funeral Home 47 Main Street Mantua, NJ 08051. Due to the expected volume of visitors, we would kindly ask for those attending to keep your time brief to allow everyone the opportunity to visit. On Monday March 29th, please meet on the parking lot of Smith Funeral Home by 10:00am for Johns’ Final Cruise to Wenonah Cemetery.
Smith Funeral Home is currently allowed to have up to 50 visitors inside at a time. Masks are required to be worn.

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