John BillieMarch 2, 1937 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 80)
John Billie of Parlin passed away November 17, 2017 at home. Born in Pottsville, PA, John was raised in Manville, N.J. He eventually settled in Parlin.
Prior to his retirement, John was a machinist by trade, employed by various companies spanning his 40 year career.
John was a congregant at Saint Bernadette's Roman Catholic Church. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, music, reading and constructing model replicas of unique architectural design such as gazebos and covered bridges. His work would often be found on display in libraries and public places of gathering.
Above all, John was loving husband, father, brother and grandfather who will be missed by all who knew him.
Predeceased by his parents, Steven and Alexandria (Sally) Billie, John is survived by his wife, Joanne Billie, daughter, Janice Provenza, and her husband, Dominic, son, Steven Billie, brothers, Paul and George Billie, grandchildren, Ryan and Emma Provenza, and his canine grand dog, Henry.
Visitation will be Monday, November 20, 2017 from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Old Bridge Turnpike, East Brunswick.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Sayreville Association for Brain Injured Children (BIC). 251 Jernee mill Road, Sayreville, N.J. 08872. For those desiring to make a donation in John'S memory, a donation box and envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please make check payable to Sayreville BIC. in the memo note in memory of John Billie.