John Robert Byrnes
June 24th,1928 - January 30, 2023
Born to John J Byrnes and Margaret Kraus Byrnes in Jersey City, NJ. John had a long wonderful life that included: Army service during the Europe Occupation (1948-1950) and in Korea (1950-1951) earning four Bronze Service Stars; marrying the love of his life, Mabel Coff on August 28th,1952; volunteering with the East Brunswick Fire Department; serving as commander of the VFW Memorial Post 133; moving to Colorado; working and retiring from the Department of Energy; owning 2 liquor stores; and enjoying a beer at the Texas Roadhouse and Sunday breakfast at the Eagles Arie 595.
He is survived by daughter Dyan (Jeff) Koepnick and granddaughters Allison (Joe) McGill and Sarah (Chris) Sanna and numerous great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by wife, Mabel Byrnes, son, John E Byrnes, and grandson Zach Seay.
He was incredibly loved and will be terribly missed.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 1 pm on Feb 7th at Memorial Gardens (2970 North Avenue) followed by a celebration of life at 2 pm at Eagles Arie 595 (1674 US-50).
In lieu of flowers, contributions to HopeWest Hospice would be appreciated by the family.