Lynn C., “Sarge”, 76, of Franklin Lakes, passed away surrounded by his family on Friday, February 3, 2017. Born in Upper Darby, PA, Sarge lived in Wyckoff for over 65 years before moving to Pennsylvania for 10 years and then to Franklin Lakes 1 year ago. Sarge served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Berlin Wall build up.
Lynn was a Police Officer for the Township of Wyckoff, attaining the rank of Sergeant and earning his nickname “Sarge”, which was how everyone knew him.
He was also a member of Wyckoff PBA, Wyckoff Fire Department Sicomac Engine Co #3, Mongaup Game Preserve, State of New Jersey Police Departments Honor Legion, and a lifetime member of the NRA.
Sarge is survived by his loving wife, Pam, his children: Darcy and her husband Russell Bickert of Midland Park, Curtis and his wife Kristin of Oakland, and Michelle and her husband Ed Pruim of Wyckoff. He is also survived by his 9 grandchildren: Tyler, Cody, EJ, Ethan, Heather, Annie, Gus, Luke and Zach.
The family will have a time of gathering on Monday 2 – 4 and 7 - 9 pm at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. A Funeral service will be Tuesday, 11:00 am at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Wyckoff Reformed Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Sarge’s name may be made to the Franklin Lakes Ambulance Corps, PO Box 302, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 or Wyckoff PBA, PO Box 13, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 or Wyckoff Fire Department, PO Box 6, Wyckoff, NJ 07481 or the Christian Health Care Center, 301 Sicomac Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.