Frank Motichka Jr., 72, passed away peacefully Nov 15, 2023 in Rahway, NJ, surrounded by loved ones.
Frank was born and raised in Jersey City. After graduating from what is now known as New Jersey City University in 1973, he served on the Jersey City Police Force for 28 years. He retired after faithful service to spend time with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Motichka, 63, and his beloved daughter, Mary Motichka, 34. He was predeceased by his father, Frank Motichka Sr., his mother, Mary Motichka (née Stavar), and his sister, Mary Ann Tears (née Motichka).
Friends and family are invited to pay their respects Sat, Nov 18, 1-4 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, 218 N Ave W, Cranford, for a service to celebrate and reflect on Frank’s life and legacy. He will then be cremated Mon, Nov 20, 12 pm at Evergreen Cemetery and Crematory, 1137 N. Broad St, Hillside, according to his wishes. Those who wish to pay their respects are invited to Dooley Funeral Home Mon, Nov 20, 11:30 am to accompany the family to the cremation site.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the American Cancer Society.