PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Saturday evening, the Prospect Park Police Department announced the passing of retired Police Sergeant Fred Schwaner.  Originally from Wyckoff, Schwaner served on the Prospect Park Police Department from 1979 until retiring in 2005.  He also worked as a security officer and had four children.  He is survived by his wife Donna Rasa Schwaner, of West Milford.

"Please keep him and his family in your thoughts and prayers," the Police Department said in a statement.  "May he rest in peace."

"The Borough offers its thoughts and prayers to his family," Mayor Mohamed Khairullah said through social media.  "Arrangements details will be shared once we have them.  I have ordered all flags to be lowered and flown at half-staff in honor of his service to the community."

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