Hunterdon County, NJ- Randolph family man and longshoreman John T. Grieb Jr., 44, of Randolph, N.J., formerly of Union, N.J., passed away on Aug. 23, 2016.

The obituary published by Leonardis Memorial Home in Florham Park, stated: “He was the beloved husband of Carla (Savino); devoted father of Alexa; loving son of Mary Adele Quinones and the late John T. Grieb Sr.; dear brother of Thomas Anthony and his wife, Maura; son-in-law of Carlo and Jennifer Savino, and brother-in-law of David and Danielle Savino. The funeral was held on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alexa's trust fund. To write a condolence, visit LeonardisMemorialHome.com.

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The body of John Grieb, 44, of Randolph Township, was recovered at 9:32 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 24, from Spruce Run Reservoir after an extensive search by New Jersey State Police divers, according to reports.

According to published comments from Grieb’s younger brother, John and a neighbor were out on a small boat fishing in the reservoir.  After pulling their boat onto the bank to have lunch, the wind blew it back out into the water.  Both men attempted to retrieve the boat, but only Grieb’s companion made it back to the shore.