Friday, April 19, 2024

John Robert Charner

John Robert Charner, III, 73, of Newton, passed away on March 27, 2024 at Newton Medical Center.

John was born on July 20, 1950 in Morristown to John Robert Charner, Jr. and Jennie (nee Cali) Charner, and grew up in Parsippany. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and spent two years in Thailand. Upon his honorable discharge, he became a welder and worked at Pfizer in Parsippany as a pipefitter for 32 years and as a welder at Service Metal Fabricating in Rockaway for 14 years.

John is survived by his wife of 44 years, Cynthia (nee White); his son Maximilian of Maryville, Tennessee; his daughter Krista Wallner (Doug) of Frenchtown; and son Alexander (partner Justin Fortin) of Providence, Rhode Island. He is also survived by his sister Denise Dornfest (Dennis) of Friendswood, Texas; brother-in-law Philip White of Newton; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.