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Joseph Wisniewski, 77, Rutherford Resident

Joseph Wisniewski
Joseph Wisniewski Photo Credit: Calhoun Funeral Home

RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Joseph Wisniewski, of Rutherford, died on Friday, Feb. 3. He was 77.

Born in Weehawken, Wisniewski was the superintendent of schools for Weehawken Board of Education for 15 years. He retired in 1995. He was a football coach for Weehawken High School for many years.

He was an avid golfer, and a member of Weehawken Golf Club and Glades Country Club, in Naples, Florida. He was also a private pilot. He enjoyed flying out of Caldwell Airport, and he was a member of AOPA.

Wisniewski is survived by his wife, Rosa; children Joseph and his wife Laura, and Margaret Scott and her husband Terry; grandchildren Jonathan, Drew and Madison Scott, and Ava and Sabrina Wisniewski; and sisters Lucille Sabato and Barbara De Lorenzo.

He was preceded by his parents, Joseph and Lucille Wisniewski, and his siblings, Terry Kelly and Peter Wisniewski.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., in Rutherford, with a 7 p.m. prayer service. The funeral will be from the funeral home on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. for a 10:30 a.m. mass at the Church of Saint Mary, 91 Home Ave., in Rutherford. A prayer service will follow, at the East Ridgelawn Chapel, in Clifton.

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