John Nisbet "Jock" passed away at home on October 4, 2019. He was 82. Born in Musselburgh, Scotland he lived in Kearny before moving to Roseland in 1976. Visiting will be on Monday October 7, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Service Tuesday in the funeral home at 11 am.
Jock co owned The Argyle Fish and Chip Shop in Kearny. He was very well known for his amazing bag piping talent. He was Pipe Major and co/founder of The Kearny Caledonian Pipe Band. A member of The Scots American Club and Copestone-Ophir F. and A.M. Lodge 108, he also owned The Pipers Cove, all in Kearny.
Beloved husband of Joan (nee Keys), he was the loving father of John Jr., James, Deirdre and Colin Nisbet and the late Donna Dunning. Brother of James D. Nisbet and Lilias Rae, he is also survived by his grandchildren; Piper, Edward, Andrew and Tammy. He was predeceased by his grandson John. In lieu of flowers kindly consider a donation to The St. Jude Childrens Hospital.