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John A. Moller

October 10, 1938 - April 5, 2017

Licensed Professional Engineer


Service Date: April 8, 2017

In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory to David’s House. 461 Mt. Support Road, Lebanon, New Hampshire, 03766

Obituaries » John A. Moller

John A. Moller passed away on Wednesday, April 5th 2017 at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown. He was 78.

John was born and raised in Hoboken. He lived in Lyndhurst for one years before moving to Parsippany in 1964.

He was a member of the graduating class of 1956 at Demarest High School and went onto to graduate from Newark College of Engineering in 1966. John was a member of the Sigma Pi Fraternity – Alpha Mu Chapter.

He grew up working with his father in the family oil and ice company, Dodge City Oil, Co. in Hoboken.

John then met and married the love of his life, Marie A. (nee-Mahon) Moller. They enjoyed 54 wonderful and adventurous years together. They spent many years traveling together, walking on an active volcano flow in Hawaii, cruising up close to the Alaskan Glaziers, and the back rivers of Europe and ocean cruises with family and friends. Being a fan of genealogy research, he traveled to his ancestral homeland of Germany and Holland. He and Marie toured many of the American battlefields of the revolutionary and Civil War. He traveled to all the places he wanted to go and most of the places he liked to go.

John was a Licensed Professional Engineer who retired from Automatic Switch Company (ASCO) in Florham Park after a long career. He was an active member of the Old-timers Club of ASCO retired employees.

John was an Explorer Scout as a teenager and earned the highest award equivalent to an “Eagle Scout”, the Ranger Award. He volunteered as a leader with Boy Scout Troop 173 and Cub Scout Troop 218.

John was a member of Saint Ann R.C. Church and the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Sons of the American Revolution where he was past State President and Governor General for the North Atlantic Region, the Descendants of the Founders of New Jersey having served as Governor General, the General Society of Colonial Wars, the War of 1812 Society, the General Society of Sons of the Revolution and the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.

John also dedicated his time serving on the Board of Directors for the Lake Parsippany Property Owners Association.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Marie; his sons: Kenneth V., Stephen P. and James C. and his wife, Julie; his daughters: Suzanne E. Miscik and Karen Anne Sparks and her husband, Roger Lee Jr.; his brother, Peter; his sister-in-law, Lucille and his 10 grandchildren: Ryan Miscik, Kassandra Marie Sparks, Alexandra Sparks, Roger Lee Sparks III, Victoria Moller, Kenneth C. Moller, Jackson Moller, Harrison Moller, Chloe Lee and April Skye Lee.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered on at 11:00a.m. on Saturday, April 8th 2017 at Saint Ann R.C. Church. 781 Smith Road, Parsippany. Cremation: Private. Visiting hours are on Friday from 5-8p.m. at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or visit In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to David’s House. 461 Mt. Support Road, Lebanon, New Hampshire, 03766.