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Luques, Donald L., Jr. May 6, 1944 - January 29, 2024

Donald L. Luques Jr., age 79, passed away peacefully on January 29, 2024 surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Cynthia, of 54 years. They have two daughters, Meredith Luques; Michelle Stroem and her husband Joseph.

Donald was born on May 6, 1944 in Paterson, NJ to the late Helen and Donald L Luques Sr. He graduated from Clifton High School in 1962. He is a United States Navy Veteran.

Donald was a Tank Farm Supervisor at Newark International Airport before retiring in 2008.

A longtime resident of Clifton, NJ, he moved to Budd Lake, NJ in 2011. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown where he was a past member of the Session, head of the Men’s Breakfast and volunteered at many church events.

He was an avid reader and history buff. He also enjoyed bowling, vacationing in Newport, RI and spending time with his family.

At the family’s request, all services are private. For those who wish, a donation can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Hackettstown Building Fund.

Arrangements under the direction of the Cochran Funeral Home, Hackettstown, NJ.


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    Dottie Kappers says

    Cynthia, I am so sorry to learn of Dons passing.he will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with you the the girls.

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