September 24, 2016

Joan Elizabeth Tetz

Roxbury Township,   Mrs. Joan Elizabeth Tetz, 80, of Succasunna NJ passed away on September 24, 2016 at her home. She was born in Goshen New York, and was the daughter of Harold and Mildred Knapp and graduated Orange County College with a nursing degree.  She started her career at Morristown Memorial Hospital and worked as a registered nurse at Merry Heart Nursing Home for almost 50 years.  She was active in the community and a member of the Roxbury Women’s Club and the local DAR.  A world traveler, one of Joan’s greatest accomplishments was reaching Base Camp on Mt. Everest with Dr. Walt McConnell during his attempt at the summit in 1989.

Joan is survived by husband John Tetz, daughter and son-in-law Janet and Timothy McAuley, grandchildren Nathaniel and Margaret McAuley, and great grandchildren Connor, Caleb, and Katherine McAuley.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Saturday, October 1st from 2 – 6 PM.  A later Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 22nd at 2 pm at the Funeral Home.

September 16, 2016

Audrey L Paterson

Jefferson Township, Mrs. Audrey Lois Paterson, 86, died on September 16, 2016 at the Morristown Medical Center. Audrey was born in Newark, NJ and lived in Landing, NJ with her husband Al for greater than 30 years before moving to Lake Hopatcong 29 years ago.  She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Fire Company #2, worked for the Jefferson Board of Education for greater than 30 years, and enjoyed extensive travel across the US in her and her husband’s Motor Home upon her retirement.

Audrey was predeceased by her husband Alfred T. Paterson, of 53 years, and her special gentleman friend Peter Laue in January. She is survived by her son Thomas Paterson and his husband Christopher Wunderlin – Paterson, her extended family, and her many loving friends and neighbors.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday Sept, 23 from 4 – 8 PM.  Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday Sept. 24 at 10 AM at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are appreciated to the Trustees of the U of PA/Cali FOP Fund, 3535 Market Street, Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104-9709 in honor of a dear friend, Ian Cali.

 

September 15, 2016

Mary J King

Dover, NJ Mrs. Mary J King, 87, died on September 15, 2016 at the Morris View Nursing Home. She was born in Emporium, PA and lived in Kenvil for most of her live before moving to Dover several years ago. She was a graduate of Roxbury High School. Many years ago she worked for the Bell Telephone Company in Dover and was a collector of paper weights.

She was predeceased by her son Edward J King in 1983, and by her brothers; John, Charles, and James Extrom. She is survived by her nephew Charles S Extrom of Chatham.

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

August 31, 2016

John H Harnett

Stanhope, Mr. John H Harnett, 81, died on August 31, 2016 at the Newton Hospital. He was born and raised in Jersey City and moved to Stanhope 54 years ago. He summered in Beemerville at his family cottage which he helped build. He graduated from St. Peter’s Prep and then earned his BS from St. Peter’s University in Jersey City. He was a physicist at Picatinny Arsenal from 1956 – 1993.

He was the son of the late Stephen and Marie Harnett and was predeceased by his brother Stephen Harnett in 1989. He is survived by his loving wife Catherine “Kay” (Coughlin) Harnett of 59 years, by his 4 children; Mark (and Pamela) Harnett, Marie (and Mark) Gaug, Helen (and Daniel) Flaherty, and John (and Susanne) Harnett. He also leaves his 9 grandchildren; Jacqueline, Elizabeth, Stephen, David, Sean, Kevin, Aedan, Ian, and Katherine, and a great grandson Thomas.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Saturday from 12 – 4 pm. The Funeral Service will be held at 3 pm. The interment will be private.

August 20, 2016

Christine M Rhinesmith

Mt. Olive Township, Mrs. Christine Marie (Brobst) Rhinesmith, 49, died on August 20, 2016 in Miami, FL. She was born in Denville and grew up in Budd Lake, and lived in Blairstown before moving to Budd Lake 3 years ago. She was a retired marketing director for M & M Mars in Hackettstown many years ago, and was a avid traveler. She held her Master’s Degree in Business from Mobile University, in Alabama.

She was predeceased by her husband Christopher James Rhinesmith in 2004. She is survived by her daughter Brooke Alexis Rhinesmith of Budd Lake, mother Katherine I Brobst of Budd Lake. She also leaves her sister Deborah (and William) Brobst, brothers; Lorin Brobst, Raymond Brobst, sister-in-law Leah Rhinesmith, mother & father-in-law Peter & Ginger Rhinesmith, all of Budd Lake, brother John (and Billie Jo) Brobst of Bangor, PA, and brother-in-law Timothy (and Dolly)Rhinesmith of Costa Rica, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 pm. Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday 10 am at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Stanhope Union Cemetery in Mt. Olive Twp. Donations may be made in Brooke’s name for her college fund, c/o the Funeral Home.

 

August 18, 2016

Chester L Scudder, Jr

Roxbury Township, Mr. Chester L Scudder, Jr, 60, died on August 18, 2016 at his home in Succasunna. He was born in Ledgewood and lived in Roxbury Township all of his life. He was a Postal Carrier in Ledgewood and Succasunna for many years. He was a graduate of Roxbury High School, a historian of American Indians, played the banjo, and loved animals.

He is survived by his wife Anita B Vescio of 11 years, son Brian Lee Scudder of Mine Hill, and daughter Kathryn Vescio of MA.

Private arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

August 11, 2016

Patrick J Henry

Mr. Patrick J. Henry, 50, of Hackettstown, NJ, died on August 11, 2016 at Palisades Hospital in North Bergen. He was born in Jamaica, Queens, NY and grew up in Mt. Arlington. He was a 1984 graduate of Roxbury High School. For most of his adult life, he specialized in Printer/Copier repair. He was most noted for having been employed by both Xerox and IBM. He visited/worked in almost all 50 states and had lived in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada and Alabama before moving to Hackettstown 14 months ago. He was a member of the Elks Club in Mount Arlington and an avid speaker for Hope House providing education to the community in Morris County.

He is survived by his 2 daughters, Fallan Victoria and Marin Nicole of Opelika, AL, his father Patrick T. Henry of Mt. Arlington, 2 brothers Thomas and James, sister Jennifer and her family, and former wife Amy Lynn Werdann of AL. He will be dearly missed by many family members and friends.

Private arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

A 10:00 AM Mass will be held Thursday 18, August 2016 at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 8 Windermere Avenue, Mount Arlington, N. J. 07856 .

In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made in Patrick J. Henry’s name to Hope House, 19-21 Belmont Avenue, Dover, N.J. 07802 for a confirmation include name and address.

 

July 30, 2016

Miriam Rose Krueger

Mine Hill, NJ  Miriam R Krueger, 86, died on July 30, 2016 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. She was born in Mt. Vernon, NY and grew up along the St. Lawrence River in Goose Bay, NY, with her sister, Margaret. After their mother, Anne Dolan was widowed they were raised by their maternal Aunt and Uncle along with their cousin, John.

Miriam joined her mother and sister, Margaret in NYC after graduating from high school.  In 1957, while living in NYC she met her husband, Paul. They married and raised their family in Wharton until retiring to Cape Coral, FL in 1984. She resided at Mt. Arlington Senior Living for the past five years.

She was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and lived and shared her faith and beliefs with others out of love for them and Jehovah.

Miriam was predeceased by her husband Paul Krueger III, of 53 years, in 2010, then her brother-in-law, William Leask of New York in 2014 and her cousin, John Coleman of New York in 2015. She is survived by her sister, Margaret Leask of New York, her three children; Eileen (and Gary) Rees of Mine Hill, Paul IV (and Jean) Krueger of Culpeper, VA, and Steve (and Candi) Krueger of Hopatcong, her five grandchildren; Paul Krueger V, Colin Krueger (and his fiancé Crystal Howard), and Keely Krueger of Culpeper, VA, Lacey Krueger of Milwaukee, WI, and Hailey Krueger of Hopatcong, along with eight nieces and two nephews and their families.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, August 5, from 3 – 5 or 7 – 9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 10 am at the Funeral Home with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester.

July 30, 2016

William “Bill” Adams

Budd Lake resident,

Beloved husband, father, and grandpa

Mr. William Richard “Bill” Adams, 84, died on July 30, 2016 at his home. He was born in Trenton and lived in Ewing before moving to Budd Lake 45 years ago. He served in the U S Navy during the Korean War. Bill was a renaissance man, he could do anything. Rebuild cars, build additions on houses, he could do welding, woodworking, and most anything he wanted to try. Bill loved the beach and riding his motorcycle; he enjoyed fishing, reading, traveling and most of all, being the biggest cheerleader for his wife at trapshooting competitions. He worked as a car mechanic, owner of a service station in Ewing, a handyman, and sales person. He could sell anything: cars, windows, waterproofing, but what he loved most was selling real estate.

Bill is survived by his wife Kolleen (Kish) Adams of 44 years, his three sons and their families: Jason and Weena, Jeffrey and Brandee and their sons Skyler and Ethan, and Christian and Christina and their children, son Mason and daughter Elliana. Bill was dearly loved and will be missed by many.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday from 6 – 8 pm, with Military Honors at 7:30 pm.

July 21, 2016

Marjorie H Denner

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Marjorie H Denner, 87, died on July 21, 2016 at St Clare’s Hospital in Dover. She was born in Morristown and grew up in Denville. She then lived in Berkshire Valley before moving to Succasunna 42 years ago. She was a homemaker and loved traveling the United States, gardening, cooking, was an avid reader, and had a humorous way of seeing life. She was also very involved in helping her family. She is now with the love of her life. May she and dad watch over us always.

She was predeceased by her husband Francis H Denner, Jr in 2003, and is survived by her 6 children; Francis Denner, III of CO, Susan Snyder of PA, Cristina Reed at home, Melinda “Mindy” Kemp of Rockaway, Robin Denner and Michael Smith, also at home. She also leaves her sister-in-law Ella Jane Denner of Netcong, 7 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.

Private arrangements are by the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com).

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