John R. FigaroApril 12, 1936 ~ July 10, 2017 (age 81)
John Richard Figaro passed away Monday July 10, 2017 at Riverview Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. John was born in Long Branch, NJ, and raised in Red Bank, NJ before moving to Shrewsbury, NJ where he resided with his wife and children since 1961. He graduated from Red Bank High School, served in the US Army, and was a proud member of the IBEW union and worked for as an electrician at Little Silver Electric, for over 30 years.
John, was a an extremely talented artist , well known for his beautiful oil paintings and his intricate wood carvings. He was an avid gardener and took great enjoyment from working in his yard. John, loved vacations with his family, his birdfeeders, helping his children, anyone who came to visit ( especially if you brought a baby), washing any car you parked in the driveway, Frank Sinatra, and most of all, his grand daughters.
John was predeceased by his parents, Josephine Renzella Figaro O' Brien and Domenick Figaro. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Martha Oakerson Figaro, his devoted sister, Angela Figaro of Shrewsbury, his son, John C. Figaro of Eatontown, NJ, his daughter Dominique A. Ravaschiere of Eatontown, NJ and his daughter Nicolle Figaro of Ocean Township, NJ, and most importantly, his beloved grand-daughters, Christina and Shannon. John is also survived by his sisters -in-law, Alice Oakerson and Mary Hellmers as well as countless adoring Aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Friday July 14, 2017, from 4-8 pm at John Day Funeral Home in Red Bank and a Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 am on Saturday July 15, 2017 at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Red Bank, NJ