William  Rapp, Jr.
William Rapp, Jr.

December 1, 2017
Born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
Resided in Clark, New Jersey


William Rapp, Jr., 84, of Clark, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 1, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Monday, December 4 at 8:45 am, thence to St. Agnes Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 9:45 am. Final Disposition will be private. Visiting hours will be on Sunday, from 2 - 6 pm.

Mr. Rapp was born in Elizabeth to William Sr. and Helen Rapp. He lived in Elizabeth, prior to moving to Clark 43 years ago. He proudly served his country in the Navy during the Korean War and then the Naval Reserves. In Clark, he was a member of the American Legion Post #328 and the VFW Post #7363.

Mr. Rapp was a Fireman with the Elizabeth Fire Department for 23 years, retiring in 1986. After his retirement he was the Director of Construction in Elizabeth for 6 years.

Mr. Rapp is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Anna (Loprano) Rapp; his devoted children, Michael Rapp, Diane Joffe and her husband Jeff, William Rapp and James Rapp and his wife Eliane; his cherished grandchildren, Jeffrey, Ashley, Samantha, Brett, Brandon and Shailynn; his great granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Olivia and his dear sisters, Doris Piro and Judy Jurnock.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 785817, Topeka, KS 66675 or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.



Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Sunday, December 3, 2017
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Agnes RC Church
332 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Monday, December 4, 2017
9:45 AM
Final Disposition


Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 785817
Topeka, KS 66675
St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959
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