April 12, 2014

Bonnie D Cutting

Long Valley/Chester, Mrs. Bonnie (Dietz) Cutting, 73, died on April 12, 2014 at her home.  She was born in Syracuse,  New York and lived in Mountainside and North Plainfield before moving to Long Valley 44 years ago.  She was a Graduate of Glasboro State College (now Rowan) where she earned her BA in Art.  She was an art teacher in Bridgewater before having children, and was a substitute teacher in the Long Valley School System.  She was a Deacon at the Flanders United Presbyterian Church as well as a member of the church choir.  She loved music, and was part of a women’s barbershop group called “Sweet Adelines”. She also loved horseback riding when she was young, and was on the U.S. Equestrian Team.  She loved the ocean, Beach Haven on Long Beach Island was a favorite family destination.

  
She is survived by her husband of 47 years  Harold W. Cutting, 2 daughters Catherine Elizabeth “Betsy” Coy (and husband Brian) of Chelsea, Michigan and Kristi Cutting (and husband Chris Chan) of Succasunna.  She also leaves 3 grandchildren; Maddison Coy, Alexander Coy and Collin Chan, and a brother Phillip Dietz.

 
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday at 11am at the Flanders United Presbyterian Church, 58 Drakesdale Road, Flanders, New Jersey 07836.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in honor of Bonnie to Goryeb Children’s Hospital/Morristown Memorial in Morristown.  Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

 

April 08, 2014

Dennis S Cater

Roxbury Township, Mr. Dennis S Cater, 64, died on April 8, 2014 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. He was born in Dover and grew up in Roxbury Township. He was a 1968 graduate of Roxbury High School and then served in the U S Army during the Viet Nam War. He then moved to Mt. Holly, South Carolina where he was a Supervisor of Corrections for the B B T Bank. He then returned to Succasunna 7 years ago. He was an Exempt Member of the Roxbury Fire Company #1 and enjoyed camping, being outdoors, and NASCAR racing.

He is survived by his former wife Lisa Cater of N. C., brother Jim (and Anita) Cater with whom he lived in Succasunna, several nieces and nephews, and family dog Sweetpea. He was predeceased by his brother William E Cater in 2002 and by his sister-in-law Helen Cater in 2007.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Thursday from 4 – 8 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, 10 am at the Funeral Home with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. Donations may be made in his name to the Roxbury Fire Co. #1 or to the Roxbury Rescue Squad.

March 27, 2014

John M Hammer

Mt. Arlington, Mr. John Martin Hammer, Jr., 90, died on March 27, 2014 at home. He was born in Newark and lived in Livingston before moving to Mt. Arlington 17 years ago. He served in the U S Army Air Corps during WW II. He was a retired quality control manager for the MEPCO Corporation in Morristown.

 He is survived by his wife Elaine Hammer of 70 years, 2 sons; John (and Karen) Hammer of Mt. Arlington and Ronald (and Sandra) Hammer of Washington, and 7 grandchildren; Laura, Kristopher, Daniel, Matthew, Ryan, Katie, Amanda, and 8 great grandchildren. 

 A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com).

March 27, 2014

Anne G Maniscalco

Roxbury Township,  Mrs. Anne Grace Maniscalco, 86, died on March 27, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. She was born in Manhattan, NY and lived in Long Island before moving to Succasunna 29 years ago. She worked for the Freeport School District, then as a secretary for the Freeport Mayor, and retired as a secretary for the Lydia Hall Hospital in Freeport, LI. She was a member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna and was one of 9 children.

 She was predeceased by her husband Alfred Maniscalco in 1987 and is survived by her children; Mary Ann (and Bob) Poline of Succasunna and Alfred Maniscalco, Jr. of Florida, 5 grandchildren; John Poline, Richard (and Karen) Poline, Michelle (and Chris) Defillippo, and Melissa and Cathy Maniscalco, and 4 great grandchildren; Shawn Carida, Alyssa and Tiffany Poline, and Hunter Defillippo.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday from 2 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Saturday, 10 am at St. Therese R C Church, Succasunna with the entombment to follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

 

Roxbury Township, Mr. Clinton Headley Drymon, Esq, 71, died on March 27, 2014, peacefully at home after an extended illness. He was a champion wrestler at Dover High School and was a graduate of West Virginia University where he received a scholarship for wrestling. He received his Masters Degree from Farleigh Dickenson University and his Law Degree from Seton Hall University. His career started out as a Revenue Officer for the IRS. He then had his practice in Dover for over 30 years. He was a member of the Acacia Lodge F & A M Masonic Lodge in Dover, and attended the Ledgewood Baptist Church. He loved poetry and could recite scores of poems from memory, and read extensively to his three daughters. He had an avid interest in his family history and wrote the genealogy of the Headley family. He also loved to barbeque and make Saturday morning breakfast. He inspired many people to set and achieve their goals including coaching his daughters to achieve national ranking in cross country running. His favorite family vacation was visiting Ocean Grove at the Jersey shore. He loved food and enjoyed critiquing his wife’s cooking. He also had a dry sense of humor and liked to catch people off guard.

 He is survived by his wife Franciska (nee Ropic) Drymon, 3 daughters; Zillah Salmon, Heather Cimino, and Sarah Drymon, brother David Drymon, sister’s; Mary DeRose and Clarissa Shipowick, aunt’s; Rosalie Andrews and Marion Murphy, and Uncle Vincent Murphy.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, 10 am at the Funeral Home with the interment to follow at the Milton Cemetery. Donations may be made in his name to the Ledgewood Baptist Church, 233 Main Street, Ledgewood, NJ 07852.

March 27, 2014

John T Sloan

Mt. Olive Township,  Mr. John T Sloan, 57, died on March 27, 2014 at home. He was born in Dover and liked in Roxbury Township before moving to Budd Lake. He was a talented mason and carpenter

He is survived by his wife Shirley Ann (Kunkel) Sloan, daughter Jamie Sloan of West New York, NJ, grandson, and mother Rose Young of Flanders.

A graveside service will beheld on Tuesday, 2 pm, at the Berkshire Valley Presbyterian Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com

March 25, 2014

Elizabeth R Wurster

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Elizabeth R Wurster, 87, died on March 25, 2014 at the Merry Heart Assisted Living Center in Succasunna. She was born and raised in Newark before moving to Landing 59 years ago. She was a homemaker and member of the West Side Methodist Church in Hopatcong.

 She is survived by her husband Herman “Hank” F Wurster of 67 years, 4 children; John (and Ellen) Wurster of Philadelphia, Robbyn (and Paul) Meringolo of Meyersville, Walter Wurster of Mt. Arlington, and Mariann (and Richard) Bizzari of Flanders, and 6 grandchildren; Caroline, Jessica. Emily, Anne, Chris, and Tyler.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 2 – 5 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday 10 am, at the Restland Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel in East Hanover, with the burial to follow at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alznj.org

 

March 22, 2014

Susan M Padfield

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Susan M Padfield, 67, passed away on March 22, 2014 at her home, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Ridley Park, Pa., Susan and her husband Jim moved to Succasunna in 1975. She earned her bachelor’s degree from East Stroudsburg State College, became a teacher in Jefferson Township and later a librarian for the Washington Boro Board of Education. Susan was an active member of the Succasunna First Presbyterian Church, sang in the choir, served on the Board of Deacons, and was Co-Moderator of the Presbyterian Women. She enjoyed theatre trips with friends and painting with the Society of Decorative Painters. Her happiest times were spent with friends and family, especially Hadley and Reid.

 She is survived by her beloved husband of 44 years Jim Padfield, sons; Adam and his wife Paige Padfield and David Padfield (all) of Succasunna, grandchildren; Hadley and Reid, and brother Stephen and his wife Mary Meell of Wheaton, IL.

 A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 12, at 3 pm, at the Succasunna First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna  973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Susan’s name to the First Presbyterian Church, 99 Main St, Succasunna, NJ 07876 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at www.StJude.org

 

March 21, 2014

Pauline M Husni

Mt. Arlington, Mrs. Pauline M Husni, 81, died on March 21, 2014 at her home. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and lived in Weehawken  before moving to Mt. Arlington 45 years ago. She was a homemaker, who loved being with her family and gambling.

 She was predeceased by her son Richard L Husni Jr. in 1973, and is survived by her husband Richard L Husni, Sr. of 60 years, 3 children; Denise Lauther and Diane (and David) Rhodes of Mt. Arlington and Christopher Husni of Phoenix, AZ, and her 4 grandchildren; Brittany Lauther of Rockaway, Megan (and Richard) Veliz of Dover, Taylor Rhodes and Paige Rhodes of Mt. Arlington, and her dog “Mo”.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 1-5 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday 10 am, at the Funeral Home with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester.

 

Hackettstown, NJ  Mr. Joseph “Joe” Hildebrandt, 68, died on March 19, 2014 at Newton Memorial Hospital. He was born in Morristown and lived in Stanhope and Raritan before moving to Hackettstown several years ago. He was a certified Computer Disaster Recovery Planer at A T & T in Bridgewater for over 25 years and then worked for A I G in Livingston for 5 years.

 He was predeceased by his wife Diana Stockton in 2006 and is survived by his 2 children; David Hildebrandt of Canadensis, PA and Joanne Muccione of Flanders; mother Marie Hildebrandt of Wantage; 3 grandsons: Zachary, Derek and Shane; former (first) wife Barbara May of Flanders, step-son Richard Stockton; and 3 step-grandchildren: Harris, Lukas & Geneva.

  Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 2 – 5 pm, with the Funeral Service being held at 4 pm.

 

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