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John James Mego Sr, age 75, of Red Bank, died peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, February 27, 2020.  John was a lifelong resident of Red Bank. He had a love for this town where he was a member of the Red Bank Volunteer Fire Department for 55 years and an Ex-Fire Chief out of the Relief Engine Co.

He is predeceased by his wife of 45 years Elizabeth Mego, daughter Margaret Mego-Cooper, sisters Helen, Irene, Rio, Patsy, Gigi & Peggy and parents William Sr & Margaret Mego.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law William Jr & Loretta Mego of Howell, children John Jr & Angela Mego of North Carolina, Michael Mego of Red Bank, Carol & Frank Campanella of Delran and Patricia & Michael Zilly of Tinton Falls, grandchildren Evan Mego, Kristina & Kevin Maysonet, Michael & Hilary Zilly, Melinda & Brian Silvia, David Zilly & Karly Bais, Kaitlyn Zilly & Otto Kerler, a great grandchild Noah and many nieces and nephews. 

Visiting hours will be Monday, March 2, from 2 to 4PM and 6 to 8PM with a Fireman’s Service being held at 7:30PM at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ 07701. There will be a prayer service Tuesday, March 3, at 10:30AM at the funeral home, followed by a Fireman’s procession through Red Bank. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Jason’s Dreams for Kids, 20 Monmouth St, Red Bank, NJ 07701.



Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740