Undersheriff John Tomasula
June 3, 1961 - April 19, 2020

The New Jersey County Jail Wardens Association
is heartbroken at the passing of a 35 year law enforcement veteran, most recently as the Undersheriff of the Bureau of Corrections in Sussex County since March 2018. Undersheriff Tomasula, 59 years old, died on Sunday, April 19, 2020 after his battle with cancer.

Undersheriff Tomasula began his law enfocement career in 1985 when he was hired by the Newton Police Department and was eventually named Chief in 2000 until his retirement in 2010. Joining the Sheriff's Department in 2014, he was tasked with overseeing the implementation of the new countywide 9-1-1 system.

"John was a true leader with unwavering strength, commitment and integrity." said Sheriff Michael Strada "He will be missed by many but not forgotten." - press release

(quotes and general information from https://www.njherald.com/news/20200420/countyrsquos-finest-bravest-pay-final-tribute-to-sheriffrsquos-officer--healthcare-heroes-also-honored)