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Kevin J. Makely Sr., 61, Hasbrouck Heights Resident

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. -- Kevin J. Makely Sr., of Hasbrouck Heights, died on Wednesday, Feb. 10. He was 61.

Born in Jersey City, Makely was a mail handler for the U.S. Post Office in Jersey City and a member of the Mail Handlers Union. He was also a crossing guard for the Hasbrouck Heights Police Department.

He was a former coach for the Little League and a former Boy Scout Leader in Hasbrouck Heights.

Makely is survived by his wife, Michele (Muldoon) Makely; children Kevin and his wife Rebecca, Bryan, and Caitlyn; sisters Kathleen Iorio, and Joanne Curry and her husband John; grandchildren Colin and Brooke; sisters-in-law Maureen and Jane; brothers-in-law Mark and Philip; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, Joseph and Martha Makely.

Visiting hours will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12, at Costa Memorial Home, Boulevard and Central Ave., in Hasbrouck Heights. The funeral will be from the funeral home at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13. A 9:30 a.m. funeral liturgy will be held at Corpus Christi Church, in Hasbrouck Heights. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, in North Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, by clicking here, or to the Wounded Warrior Project, by clicking here.

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