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A funeral mass took place April 9 at St. Lawrence Church for John P. Higgins 55, of Union City. He passed away April 3. He was born in Jersey City and was a lifelong resident of Union City. He was the son of Maureen Denzler and step-son of the late David R. Denzler. He was the brother of Eileen Higgins-Gerrity and uncle of Jenna Gambuzza. John was also the brother in law of Mitchell and Scott Gerrity and step-uncle to Bernadette Gerrity. He was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Grammar School (‘73), Hudson Catholic High School (‘77) and the University of Maryland (‘82)where he was a Theta Chi Fraternity brother.

John spent his entire career serving Union City, lastly as the Rent Control Director of Union City and Voter Fraud Investigator for the County of Hudson. He was the overseer for both local and state elections for over 25 years as well as a member of the Hudson Catholic Alumni Association and elected to their Sports Hall of Fame 2012. Services arranged by the Leber Funeral Home, Union City.

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