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486 Pompton Avenue, Rt. 23
Cedar Grove, NJ
07009, US

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Karl Sporel

Karl Heinz Sporel

Monday, April 23rd, 1928 - Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Obituary

Karl H. Sporel, 91 of Cedar Grove, N.J. passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Visitation will be on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at Shook’s Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove. Funeral Mass will follow at 10:00 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Cedar Grove. Cremation at Rosedale Cemetery, Montclair will be private. Memories and condolences may be shared at shookscedargrove.com.

Karl was born in Newark, N.J. to Karl R. and Elsa (nee Haase) Sporel before moving to Germany. He later returned to the U.S. residing in various towns throughout North Jersey before settling in Cedar Grove. For 30 years, he was the owner/operator of Cedar Grove Hardware Store in Cedar Grove and later, along with business partner Joe Pannuci, operated Locksmith Reliable in E. Orange, N.J. Karl was a parishioner of St. Catherine of Siena Church and proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife of 67 years, Anna E. (nee Enders) Sporel; sister-in-law Gertrude Meyer; nieces and nephews, Gerhardt, Richard, Inge and Karl; many great-nieces and nephews and caretaker Angel.

In lieu of flowers donations in Karl’s memory may be made to SCS - The Heritage Fund,
St. Catherine of Siena, 339 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, N.J. 07009.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 8th, 2019 | 8:30am - 9:30am
    When
    Friday, November 8th, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
    Location
    Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
    Address
    486 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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  • Service

    Friday, November 8th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, November 8th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Catherine of Siena Church
    Address
    339 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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    Kindly arrive at 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Prayers will be offered at 9:30 a.m.
  • Interment

    Location
    Rosedale Cemetery - Montclair
    Address
    408 Orange Road
    Montclair, NJ 07042
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    Private.

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(973) 239-1489 486 Pompton Avenue | Cedar Grove, NJ | 07009 (973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com
(973) 239-1489 Shook's Cedar Grove Funeral Home
486 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
Fax: (973) 239-2628
Email: shookscedargrove@gmail.com