Kerry Ann Goceljak

| 15 Oct 2019 | 12:46

Kerry Ann Goceljak (nee Clark), 53, of West Milford, passed away peacefully at her home after a short illness on Friday, Oct. 11.

Born on Jan. 22, 1966 in Ridgewood to Maureen (Campbell) Clark and the late Harold Clark, Sr.

She was the youngest of four siblings and spent her early years in Ramsey.

The family moved to West Milford, and in 1984, she graduated from West Milford High School.

She married Michael Goceljak in 1994, continued to reside in West Milford, and in 1996 they were blessed with a son, Michael J. Goceljak.

In 1985, Kerry began working at Hall Manufacturing, where she remained as the director of operations for 33 years.

Kerry held her family and friends close to her heart. She always enjoyed life to the fullest and her kind soul, infectious laughter, and persistent optimism will be missed by all who knew her.

She was predeceased by her dear father Harold Clark, Sr. of West Milford, in 1991.

Kerry is survived by her beloved husband Michael, her loving son Michael, her dear mother Maureen, her siblings Harold, Daniel, and Nancy, her many cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, all of whom she cherished.

The family will receive visitors on Thursday, Oct. 17, from 4-8 p.m. at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 La Rue Road in Newfoundland.

A funeral mass will take place on Friday, Oct. 18, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace RC Church, 1911 Union Valley Road in Hewitt.

Immediately following the funeral mass Kerry will be interred at St. Joseph Cemetery in West Milford.

Memorial donations may be made in Kerry’s name to the American Humane Society: or to the Cancer Research Institute:

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