FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. -- John E. Sytsma, 89, of Franklin Lakes, died Saturday, Sept. 10. He was 89.
He was born in Hawthorne in 1926.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran who served during World War II.
He was a self-employed carpenter and a member of the Franklin Lakes Fire Department.
He is survived by his children, Robert Sytsma, Margaret Pruitt and Lynda Sytsma; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Dorothy Hoeverman.
All services will be private for the family only.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Franklin Lakes Volunteer Ambulance Corp. PO Box 302, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417.