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André Theophile Van Acker

September 24, 1937 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 84)


André Theophile Van Acker, 84, of Clifton passed away peacefully on November 4, 2021.

            Born in Farcienne, Belgium, Mr. Van Acker was raised in Charleroi, Belgium and came to the United States in 1975, settling in Clifton where he has resided since. Prior to retirement, he had been employed as a dye house worker for Trio Dye & Finishing in Paterson. He had served in the Belgium Armed Services prior to coming to the United States and was a parishioner of St. Paul RC Church in Clifton.

            Mr. Van Acker was predeceased by his loved and dearly missed wife, Rosa (nee Vizzi) Van Acker in 2015; by his two sisters: Jeanny Gaitz and Janinne Van Acker and his brother, Jose Van Acker.

            He is survived by his loving and devoted son, Patrice Van Acker, of Clifton.

            Visiting will be Sunday November 7th from 2-5pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton. Funeral Monday November 8th 10:00am at St. Paul RC Church, cor. Union Avenue & Second Street, Clifton. Please meet at church. Entombment to follow at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum, Paterson. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit for driving directions and to leave online condolences to Mr. Van Acker’s family on the Tribute Wall of his obituary page.

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November 7, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home
1313 Van Houten Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013

Funeral Mass - Please Meet at Chucrh
November 8, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Paul RC Church
124 Union Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07011

November 8, 2021

11:45 AM
Calvary Cemetery
62 Lakeview Avenue
Paterson, NJ 07513


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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