Remembering John Ogiela: Wake and Memorial Service Details AnnouncedSep 04, 2023
The community of Harrison, New Jersey, is in mourning following the tragic loss of John Ogiela, who passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2023, at the age of 74. Mr. Ogiela was fatally struck in a collision between a vehicle while riding his bicycle at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and the Eastbound ramp to Route 280. The accident is currently under investigation, as previously reported in our article titled "Bicyclist Fatally Struck in Harrison NJ: Joint Investigation Underway."
Wake and Funeral Arrangements
The family of John Ogiela has released details about the wake and funeral arrangements to honor his memory. The wake will be held at Mulligan Funeral Home, located at 331 Cleveland Avenue, Harrison, NJ 07029. Family, friends, and community members are invited to pay their respects on Monday, September 4, 2023, from 2 pm to 6 pm.
The funeral service will commence on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 9:15 a.m. from Mulligan Funeral Home. A funeral mass will be offered at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Harrison. Following the mass, Mr. Ogiela will be entombed at Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum in North Arlington.
Condolences and Donations
For those who wish to send a condolence message to the family or read the complete obituary, please visit the Mulligan Funeral Home's website.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Harrison, in the care of the funeral home. These donations will serve as a loving tribute to John Ogiela and his contributions to the community.
A Life Remembered
John Ogiela was a cherished member of the Harrison community, and his loss has been deeply felt by all who knew him. As arrangements are made to honor his life, the community comes together to offer support and condolences to his family during this difficult time.
The wake and funeral services provide an opportunity for family friends, and community members to come together to remember and celebrate the life of John Ogiela. It is a time for reflection, for sharing memories, and for finding comfort in the collective mourning of a life well-lived but cut short too soon.
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