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Obituary of Jack X. Ost

Jack X. Ost, 99, of Cedar Crest Village, Pompton Plains, passed away on August 6, 2019 at Chilton Medical Center.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation from 4 to 7 pm Friday, August 9 at the M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, 781 Newark Pompton Tpke, Pompton Plains.  A funeral Mass in his memory will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, August 10 at the Cedar Crest Interfaith Chapel, 1 Cedar Crest Drive, Pompton Plains.  Private entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

Mr. Ost was an executive with the Continental Insurance Company in New York City for 34 years before retiring in 1982.  He served with the Navy as a Naval Aviator during WW2 and continued in the Naval Air Reserves, retiring as Captain.

He was predeceased by his wife Genevieve, his son Robert, and his brothers William, Richard and Mark.  Survivors include his sons, Richard and his wife Barbara of Glens Falls, NY, and John and his wife Donna of Pepperell, MA; his grandson, Christopher and his wife Tammy of Glens Falls, NY; and his great grandchildren, Nicholas Ost and Ashley Dunlavey.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cedar Crest Benevolent Care Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family.