Recommend John's obituary to your friends
John Ingwersen

Obituary of John C Ingwersen

Please share a memory of John to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.
Ingwersen, John C., age 83, of North Haledon NJ peacefully passed away at home on Thursday October 29, 2015. Born on October 21, 1932 in the city of Wyk on the Island of Fohr in Germany, he arrived in America in 1955. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. In 1960, together with his sister Christa and his brothers, Bernhard and Ernie, opened North Haledon’s notable landmark, Ingwersen’s Delicatessen. Together they gladly served the community for the next 49 years. In his retirement, John was “Mr. Fix-it” at the Belmont Bakery, owned by his daughter, Kathy. John was a long time member of The Foehrer and Amrumer Verein in New York. He was the beloved husband of 56 years to his “sweetheart”, Helga (nee Mueller), devoted father to Christine and her husband Jack Fannin, Katharine and her husband, Thomas Kelly, and Donald J. Ingwersen, dear brother to Kurt and his wife Thelma Ingwersen and the late Christa, Dieter, Bernie, and Ernie Ingwersen. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, Scott, Brian and Meghan and 4 great grandchildren. Religious service Monday 11am at the DeLuccia-Lozito Funeral Home, 265 Belmont Avenue, Haledon, NJ. Entombment at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Visitation Sunday 2-6pm.Arrangements entrusted to Vorhees Ingwersen Funeral Home. Donations in John’s name may be made to Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, 2 Shelter Lane, Oakland, NJ 07436, Or Saint Francis of Assisi Food Pantry, 114 Mount Vernon Street, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660.
A Memorial Tree was planted for John
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Vorhees-Ingwersen Funeral Home
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
John Ingwersen

In Loving Memory

John Ingwersen


Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.