John A. “Jack” Rener, Sr., 91, of Eatontown, passed away on November 21, 2019. John was born in Richmond County, Staten Island, NY to Andrew and Alita (Esselborn) Rener. Jack honorably served our country in the Naval Reserves from 1948-1953. He was a 1957 graduate of The Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. Later, he became a Furniture Sales Associate with Macy’s in Eatontown for over 20 years. In addition, he was a longtime member, former deacon, elder and Board member at the First Presbyterian Church of Red Bank at Tower Hill as well as, a member of the F&A Masons Huguenot Lodge #381.
He is predeceased by his brother Richard Rener of Falls Church, VA
He is survived by his beloved wife, Sheila (Chisholm) Rener, Sons; John and wife Kathy of Red Bank and Richard of Keansburg and his daughter, Alison Hall and husband Marshall of Hughesville, PA, grandchildren; Laruen, Camryn, Richard, Sheila, Sam.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 21 st , 2:30pm at The First Presbyterian Church of Red Bank at Tower Hill, 255 Harding Rd., Red Bank, NJ 07701. Interment will take place in church memorial garden at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s memory to the Masonic Care Community of NY, 2150 Bleeker St., Utica, NY 13501.
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