John Nettleton
John Phillip Nettleton
  • 68 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 7, 1947
  • Date of passing: Apr 27, 2015
Love and memories last forever...

John Phillip Nettleton, 68, of Mullica Hill, passed away on April 27, 2015.

A decorated US Marine Corps veteran, John served in Vietnam, and received two Purple Hearts. He was a police officer for many years; he served with the NJ State Police, Deptford Twp., and retired from Harrison Twp.  John was a member of the original SWAT team in Gloucester County, VFW Post 7679, and America Legion Post 452. He was a man truly dedicated to family and community.

Beloved husband of Susan G. (nee VanMeter) for 32 years. Devoted father of George Lamb, Theresa Barnett, Jodiesue Lamb and Joshua Lamb. Loving Dadoo of 8, and dear brother of Joseph Nettleton and the late Elizabeth Priller.  John was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Nettleton.

Visitation Fri., May 1, 2015 from 7-9pm at FERTIG FUNERAL HOME, 63 N. Main St., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062. Another visitation will be held 9am Sat., May 2, in the Catholic Community of the Holy Spirit Parish Center, 17 Earlington Ave., Mullica Hill, NJ, where Mass will be celebrated at 10am. Burial with full Military Honors at Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Williamstown, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project at would be appreciated.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Gerald O'Hare on 30th April 2015

"John was my brother in law and I always liked him. He was a Vietnam Veteran, Police Officer and a great man. Everyone in the family always like John."

This tribute was added by George Walker Sr on 30th April 2015

"Dear Sue and Family:our deepest   and Condolences knowing and working with John and meeting you was a plus in my life."

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