Born and raised in Kearny, he lived his early married life in Toms River before moving to Richmond Va. Visiting was Friday, Feb. 9, at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. Mass was celebrated at St. Cecilia Church, Kearny, with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. John was the son of Margaret (Radford) Wiggins Johnston and the late Charles T. Wiggins and Frank Johnston. Former husband of Caryn Weir, he was the father of Carly Herzing (Shelley), Amanda Wiggins and Chelsea Wiggins.