John V. Scala, 76, of Middletown, passed away Thursday, March 18th. John was born in Newark, on February 8, 1945. He lived most of his life in Dunellen. After retiring, he settled in Middletown. John started his career working with computers in the Information Technology department of Johnson & Johnson. He then transferred to the IT department at Merck, Sharp and Dohme in Rahway, where he retired from nearly 20 years ago. John enjoyed spending time at home and even working on his home; he was very handy. He was also very artistic and liked drawing and model ship building. He was know for his great cooking and he was especially proud of his Pasta Fagioli. John may have been known for being stubborn or a sarcastic jokester, but he will always be remembered as being a loving and devoted father and grandfather.
John is survived by his daughter, Donna Scala, of Hazlet, along with his brother, Ronald Scala, of PA. John also leaves behind 4 beloved grandchildren; Danielle, Jennifer Lynn, Kayla Rose and Matthew.
John was predeceased by his two sons; John and Michael
Friends and relatives may pay their respects on Saturday, March 27th from 11 - 2 pm at Scott & Kedz Home for Funerals. The funeral service will conclude the afternoon and a private cremation will follow.
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