Fisherman John

Anyone on here know him? Always at Quik Chek on Stiger St.
Left Hackettstown over a year ago.
Just letting you know he passed away on Monday.

Sad news! Rest In Peace John!
Local trout fishing Legend.

Weedwacker Weedwacker
January 14th

Where was John living? I knew him and he was a decent guy.

He was in Flanders

Is there an obituary for John?

On the Bradley Braviak funeral home website.
John Coolack

So young and so sad

Bug3 - yes it is. He was a wonderful person.

I worked with John for a time. He was quite a fisherman.John fished the Musconetcong River and knew the water temperature and currents.Game Wardens used to consult him on questions about the river.John was also a rootman.He knew how and where to search for wild herbs and plants that are edible.Had quite a few fascinating conversations with him about his endeavors and adventures.

Thanks for sharing your memory.
He'll be sadly missed.

I’ve lived town for 30 years and have seen him so many many times walking in his wadders towards the river with his rod. Never knew his name but the sight of him heading towards the river was comforting and so familiar. I did notice that I hadn’t seen him in awhile and wondered about what happened to him. I just knew he was the one you were all talking about and seeing his picture in his obituary confirmed it. I never talked to him but there was something about him that I liked. He seemed genuine. I’m sorry to his friends and family for their loss.

Walking Girl Walking Girl
January 18th

Walking girl - he was a genuine guy. Did his thing and didn't care what others thought.
He would give you the shirt off his back, his last dollar if you needed it.
Very sad that he's gone.

John also liked to have a few beers and play cards. Sorry that I lost contact with him.He was a very kind person to know.What caused him to pass away?

He had a massive stroke on Dec 24 and there was no turning back from it.
Very sad.
Yes he liked his beer.
Thanks for sharing your memory of him.

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