Jason C. Wark
Compliments of Lakeview Memorial Park
After a courageous battle with brain cancer, Jason died peacefully at home under the loving care of his wife, Jennifer (Missimer). He was 35. Jay was born Aug. 23, 1981, in Freehold, N.J. He grew up in Riverton where he attended Riverton Public School, was active in sports, and became a member of the Riverton Fire Department at the age of 16. Upon graduating Palmyra High School in 2000, Jay enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corp where he served as a loader with the M1A1 Tank Battalion during the initial surge of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, and had been an active member of the Riverside VFW #3020. Jason served as a corrections officer with the Burlington County Corrections Department until his medical retirement in January 2016. He cherished his friends, family, and the traditions of his childhood especially Riverton's 4th of July parade. He is survived by his best friend and wife of 13 years, Jenn; his parents, Margaret and Richard Wark; his sister and brother-in-law, Katie and Steve; godson, Parker; and niece, Sadie Neely. He is also survived by Jenn's loving and supportive family. A viewing will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at Weber's Funeral Home, 112 Broad Street, Riverton. A brief viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church in Riverton followed by a Mass at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park, Route 130 N, Cinnaminson. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riverton Fire Department Station 241, or VFW 3020, Riverside, N.J.
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