John F. Pojedinec, M.D., passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at the age of 70. Born in Passaic, NJ he was raised in Clifton before moving to Wyckoff where he remained a long time resident. John was an Orthopedic Surgeon at the Hackensack University Medical Center for over 30 years. After retiring he and his wife Janine moved to Bluffton, SC and vacationed at their summer home in Upper Greenwood Lake, NJ. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years Janine Pojedinec; three daughters: Susan Kwon, her husband John; Ann Tarta, her husband Christopher; Kate Pojedinec; five grandchildren: Ella, Logan, Mia, Este and Charli; a niece Jacqueline Haren, her husband Don and their children: Julia, John and Andrew.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 3-5 & 7-9 at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (vpfh.com), 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Elizabeth, 700 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff. Interment will follow at Christ the King Cemetery in Franklin Lakes. Contributions in John’s memory may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 (www.michaeljfox.org)