Eric Arthur Clemens, 32, of Rockaway, New Jersey, passed away suddenly on July 9, 2019. Born in Denville, Eric was raised in Cedar Knolls. He attended the County College of Morris, and then obtained an IT degree from Anthem Institute. Eric worked as an IT Technician for the Pompton Lakes Board of Education, where he was loved by his coworkers. On May 20, 2016, Eric married his best friend and soul mate, Kelly Ann (Williamson), whom he was with for 12 years. Eric was a gaming enthusiast, and loved crabbing and fishing. He was a jokester with a great sense of humor, who possessed the ability to make anyone laugh. He was admired for being able to make friends anywhere he went.
Eric was predeceased by his grandparents, Charles and Kathleen Clemens. He will be missed by his loving wife Kelly; his adoring Mom, Margaret Clemens; his dear mother in law Janice Williamson; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 9:30am at Notre Dame of Mt. Carmel Church, 75 Ridgedale Avenue, Cedar Knolls. Interment will follow at Holy Rood Cemetery in Morristown. There will be a visitation on Friday from 4-8pm at the Bradley Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd., Whippany.
Eric’s spirit will live on in the many lives he will touch through organ and tissue donation. Contributions in memory of Eric may be made to The NJ Organ and Tissue Sharing Network, 691 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974.