Scott Hollinghurst

Obituary of Scott John Hollinghurst

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Scott John Hollinghurst, 63, of Boonton, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 21, 2024.

Scott was born in Denville to John William and Carmen (Cook) Hollinghurst in February 1960. A lifelong resident of Boonton, he graduated from Boonton High School in 1978 and attended the Police Academy in Sea Girt.

Scott joined the Boonton Police Department and rose to Sergeant before retiring. He was a long-time member of the Boonton Fire Department as well as the Boonton Kiwanis First Aid Squad. Scott was a devoted parishioner at First Reformed Church of Boonton and volunteered at the Food Pantry. He was also an invaluable employee for 30 years at Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, where he gave support to hundreds of families. Scott was tireless in his commitment to his community and his family.

In his spare time, Scott was a proud member of the 33rd New Jersey Volunteer Infantry Regiment Reenactors, Company G ~ 2nd Zouaves. He and his wife, Caroline enjoyed actively participating in the civil war reenactments, traveling to many gatherings over the years. Once their son, Billy, came into their lives they took him along too, establishing long standing relationships within that community for the whole family.

Scott is survived by his cherished son, William; his adored mother, Carmen; his sister, Debra; his brother, Brian and wife, Kathleen; their daughters, Brittney and Erin; his brother-in-law, James Christopher and wife Dina, their children, Courtney (Brad) and James (Michelle) and their granddaughters, Lila and Olivia; and many friends. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 41 years, Caroline (Christopher) Hollinghurst, as well as his father, John William Hollinghurst.

A visitation with the family will be held Friday, January 26th from 3:00 – 7:00pm at Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Ave, Boonton, NJ. The Funeral Service will be Saturday, January 27th at 10:00am in the First Reformed Church, 236 Washington St, Boonton, followed by interment at Rockaway Valley Cemetery, Boonton Twp.

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3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, January 26, 2024
Codey & Mackey Funeral Home
107 Essex Avenue
Boonton, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, January 27, 2024
First Reformed Church Of Boonton
236 Washington St.
Boonton, New Jersey, United States


11:15 am
Saturday, January 27, 2024
Rockaway Valley Cemetery
Valley Road
Boonton Township, New Jersey, United States
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