John E. Travers, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. He was 22 years old and has left us all with wonderful memories, knowing him and his kind soul. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday, September 25 at 11:00 am at St. Pius X Church 24 Changebridge Rd., Montville. Friends and relatives may visit on Sunday from 4-8 pm at the Norman Dean Home For Services, 16 Righter Avenue, Denville. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the beautiful work of the Kittatinny Regional High School Marching Band by way of www.inmemoryof-memorial.org. Johnny was so very proud of his sister Natalie, who is in her third year with the band.
Johnny was born on April 3, 1995 to Katherine and John Travers. He attended Montville schools, graduating fromMontville High School in 2013. After high school, he began working in the family business, John Travers Custom Landscapes. He excelled and worked hard. Johnny was passionate about dirt bikes and, in his down time, he always found time to ride. He started riding at a young age and loved it from the start. Through the years, he has broken his fair share of bones, never hesitating to get back up and ride. Johnny was resilient and fearless. He was kind, generous, and a sweet young man. He loved vacationing with his family to Aruba and the beach. He genuinely enjoyed spending time with his family. Above all, he loved his sister Natalie. He was so very proud of her and her accomplishments over the past few years.
Predeceased by his paternal grandparents Mickey and Stephanie Travers, he leaves a lifetime of beautiful memories to his Mom Katherine Coyle Travers and his Dad John Travers (Beatrize); his sister Natalie Travers; maternal grandparents Randy and Myra Coyle; Aunt Vickie (Norman), Uncle Michael (Debbie), Uncle Kenny (Lynne), Aunt Lisa (Bill), Aunt Maryann (Jim), Aunt Lauren (Doug), Uncle Tommy (Tricia), Aunt Gina (Forrest); his cousins Amanda, Kenny, Erin, William, Justin, Danielle, Jill, Jimmy, Rachel, Bryan, Lindsay, Chloe, Jack and Rebecca; his pup Shadow; and many more dear relatives and friends.