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Edward S. Poplaski

February 2, 1935 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 87)


Edward S. Poplaski, 87, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022.

The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Wednesday, July 20 at 9:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Cecilia Church, Kearny at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home on Tuesday, July 19 from4 to 8 p.m.

Born in Old Forge, PA, Ed lived in East Newark before moving to Kearny in 1958.

Mr. Poplaski served in the U.S. Army from 1958 until 1960.

Edward was a Police Officer in the town of Kearny for twenty-seven years. He retired in 1987 with the rank of Detective. He was a member and Past President of P.B.A. Local 21 in Kearny, as well as a member of the Polish-American Club also of Kearny.

He is survived by two sons, Steven Poplaski and his wife, Maryann, and Richard Poplaski and his wife, Donna, three grandchildren, Richard Poplaski, Jr, Karen DeBalko, and Kimberly Procida. He was the great-grandfather of Robert and Jackson Procida. He was the brother of Lorraine Scocozza, Jack Poplaski and James Poplaski. 

Ed was predeceased by his wife, Joan (Shaw) Poplaski in 2011 and his brother Raymond Poplaski.

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July 19, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Mass
July 20, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Cecilia Church
120 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032

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