Police & Fire

Clark Mourns Passing of Former Police Officer Thomas Sarnecki

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The funeral procession began from Clark early on Tuesday morning. Credits: E. Clee
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Credits: E. Clee
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Dozens of police motorcycles and vehicles escorted the motorcade to Sarnecki’s funeral services.  Credits: E. Clee
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CLARK, NJ  - Westfield Avenue was awash in waves of blue and gold as the Clark Police Department lined the road in preparation for the funeral procession of friend and former officer Thomas Sarnecki, whose death last Wednesday at the age of 34 came just weeks after his resignation from the Clark Police Department.  

Sarnecki, a longtime Clark resident, is the son of Robert Sarnecki, the Clark Public School District’s Security Director.

Dozens of police motorcycles and vehicles escorted the extensive motorcade to Sarnecki’s funeral mass at St. John the Apostle R.C.Church in Linden. The internment followed at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia.  

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Word of Sarnecki’s passing had spread quickly through town. Facebook posts from Clark residents reflected the sorrow, grief, pain and loss of a friend and neighbor; "I cannot express how my heart aches for you... ”  “Tonight, my family and I said goodbye to someone we have always considered to be family to us." 

The messages convey shock and prayers for Sarnecki’s family, especially his young children: “Speechless!!! God rest his soul!!!  My prayers are with you and the boys.”  

Sarnecki’s obituary is available at  http://www.krowickigorny.com/obits/obituary.php?id=624915

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