May 9, 2017

It is with great sadness that the Fanwood Police Department announces the passing of Retired Sgt. Howard Jarvis III

Howard W. 'Jibbo' Jarvis III passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to visit the Dooley Colonial Home; 556 Westfield Ave., Westfield on Friday from 4-7 pm. 
Mr. Jarvis was a resident of Westfield. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. having served during the Vietnam war. Sgt. Jarvis was a highly decorated officer at the Fanwood Police Department., Sgt. Jarvis served the residents of Fanwood for 37 years, he retired in 2009 as the Sgt in the Traffic Bureau. He played Santa Claus for the Borough of Fanwood for many years. 

He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Leah and their son, Craig. He will also be deeply missed by his brother, Tyler Jarvis and his wife Amy and his sister, Lynly Jarvis and her husband Peter.