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John R. Comp

October 6, 1943 January 17, 2020
John R. Comp
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John R. Comp
Hopewell, NJ

Age 76, died Friday, January 17, 2020 at Hackensack University Medical Center after fighting a fierce battle with leukemia for the past year.
Mr. Comp was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, and has been a lifelong resident of the state. He grew up in Paramus, raised his children in Edison, and has resided in Hopewell for the past 23 years. Wherever he lived, Mr. Comp indulged his lifelong passion for endless home improvement of the highest craftsmanship.
In his professional life, Mr. Comp enjoyed a successful career in the realm of commercial real estate and development. Early on, he was responsible for leasing space in the Empire State Building. He later moved on to shopping mall management and was the Manager of the Menlo Park Mall in Edison. His career grew to include becoming the creative force behind many effective retail concepts as well as being a Vice-President of leasing for a company with 76 regional malls in the U.S. and Canada. More recently, semi-retired, he enjoyed leasing commercial spaces throughout the Central New Jersey area and assisting businesses with acquiring the best space in which to thrive.
He is preceded in death by his parents Benedetto and Frances Compagnone and older brother, Benedict Compagnone.
Mr. Comp is survived by his devoted wife of 44 years, Joann Comp, three sons, Christopher Lechnou (Michelle), Daniel Comp Rakofsky (Shannon), David M. Comp Rakofsky (Jessica), daughter, Nikki Cifelli (Antonio), seven adoring grandchildren, Briana, Gabrielle, Eli, Laney, Nicholas, Lila, and Benjamin, as well as twin brother, Richard Compagnone (Elizabeth), brother, William Compagnone (Sandra), and sister Theresa Halliday, along with many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 9:00am to 10:30am Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 54 E. Prospect St (at Princeton Ave.), in Hopewell Borough.
Mass will follow at 10:30am and interment will be private.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilson Apple Funeral Home, 2560 Pennington Rd., Pennington, NJ 08534.
Condolences may be made to www.WilsonApple.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

22

Jan

9:00 AM 1/22/2020 9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 1/22/2020 10:30:00 AM
St. Alphonsus RC Church

54 East Prospect Street
Hopewell, NJ 08525

St. Alphonsus RC Church
54 East Prospect Street Hopewell 08525 NJ
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

22

Jan

10:30 AM 1/22/2020 10:30:00 AM
St. Alphonsus RC Church

54 East Prospect Street
Hopewell, NJ 08525

St. Alphonsus RC Church
54 East Prospect Street Hopewell 08525 NJ
United States

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