Obituary

Arthur N. Ernst, Jr.
Arthur N. Ernst, Jr.

July 15, 1956 - September 9, 2018
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Cranford, NJ

Obituary

Arthur N. Ernst Jr. died in his home Sunday morning, September 9th in Cranford, New Jersey after a brave battle with colon cancer. He was 62.

Art was born on July 15, 1956 in Newark, N.J. to Ethel and Art Ernst. He graduated from Kean University with a degree in Business Management in 1980. He married Elizabeth Butler in 1980. The Ernst family has resided in Cranford since 1986. Mr. Ernst was self-employed for over 20 years in supermarket design consultation services.

Art was first a devoted husband and a loving father. He was passionate about the water and some of the family’s happiest times were spent fishing on his boat. Art was devoted to scouting and served many years as an assistant scoutmaster. He was a very capable handyman and will be best remembered by his extended family as the uncle who could fix anything.

Mr. Ernst is survived by his wife Elizabeth and his sons, Arthur and Patrick. He is also survived by his mother Ethel, his sister Barbara and his brother Thomas.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral at Walter Johnson Funeral Home beginning with Visiting from 9:00 to 10:30 am, thence to St. John the Apostle Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 986 Springfield Avenue, Springfield, NJ 07081.

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Services

Visitation
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, September 14, 2018
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Memorial Mass
St. John The Apostle RC Church
571 Valley Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, September 14, 2018
11:00 AM

Charities

American Cancer Society
986 Springfield avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081

 


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