October 30, 2019

Allene “Sue” Fitzherbert

Allene “Sue” Fitzherbert, 81, passed peacefully October 30, surrounded by her family. Formerly of Nutley, NJ, Sue lived for many years in Ledgewood, NJ and Broadkill Beach, Delaware. Always known for her sense of humor and deep love of books, she will be greatly missed. Predeceased by her adoring husband of 37 years, John Fitzherbert, Sue is survived by her five children, all of whom were her ‘favorite’: Edwin Allmann (and Nicolette), Kevin Allmann (and Darlene), William Allmann, Corey Allmann and Elizabeth Gable (and Brian). Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren will always remember their Beautiful Grandma’s abiding love and laughter. Sue was truly one of a kind and she will never be forgotten by those who knew her. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Thank you for the memories, sweet girl…

Friends may visit at the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ (973-584-7264) on Saturday, November 9, from 10-2pm. The service will be held at 1 pm at the Funeral Home. The interment will follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940.

 

October 21, 2019

John P Hoffmann

Roxbury Township, Mr. John P Hoffmann, 88, died on October 21, 2019 at the VNA Hospice in Dover. He was born and raised in The Bronx, NY and then served in the U S Marine Corps during the Korean War. He then returned to New York for a short while, and moved to Orange, NJ before moving to Succasunna 61 years ago. He was a draftsman and Technical Assistant at Bell Labs in Whippany for many years before retiring in 1989. He was an avid golfer and loved to play Bocce and bowling, and loved going to Cape May, NJ.

He is survived by his wife Joan R Hoffmann of 67 years, and by his 2 daughters; Jeannie (and Peter) Breitenbach of Roxbury Township and Lynn Hoffmann of Ledgewood, a granddaughter Michelle (and Matthew) Schroder of VA, and by his sister Margaret Vita of LI, NY.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264     (davishepplewhitefh.com), on Sunday (October 27th), from 3 – 6 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.

Donations may be made in his name  to St. Jude’s Children Hospital  www.stjude.org/donate or the VNA of Northern NJ , www.vnannj.org/donate

 

 

 

October 20, 2019

Lydia A Fernald

East Stroudsburg, PA,   Mrs. Lydia Ann Fernald, 80, died on October 20, 2019 at her home. She was born in Passaic, NJ and lived in Succasunna for many years before moving to East Stroudsburg 14 years ago. Lydia raised four children prior to returning to the workforce. Her final position was as an Executive Administrative Assistant for the NY Life Insurance Company in Parsippany.

She is survived by her husband of 14 years, Jeffrey Sturm, by her 4 children; Gregg ( and Karen) Fernald, Michelle (and Dominick) DeVito, Janine Fernald and Guy Fernald, 2 stepchildren Marisa (and Aaron) Freidman, Jennifer (and Andy) Tucker and grandchildren; Dan Rickey, Travis (and Maria) Fernald, Paige (and Allen) Canzonieri, John and Louis DeVito, Grace and Max Freidman and Lia, Sydney and Jake Tucker.

She was predeceased by her first husband Ronald Fernald in 1976, and by her 2 sisters; Eleanor (late Donald) Aspinwall and Joan (Vincent) Belizzi.  Also surviving are sister-in-law Noreen Carrino and brother-in-law John Toolen and nieces and nephews.  She was a loving mother, wife and friend to all through the years.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264     (davishepplewhitefh.com), on Thursday (October 24th), 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 in Lydia’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society.

 

 

October 11, 2019

Anna M Funicelli

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Anna Maria Funicelli, 81, passed away on October 11, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised in Orange, and lived in West Orange before moving to Kenvil 51 years ago. She was a homemaker, Mets Fan, loved being in Atlantic City, and was very devoted to her family.

She is survived by her husband Alexander A Funicelli, of 64 years, 5 children; Frank Funicelli, Sheila (and Francis) Gaeta, Christina (and Carey) Shoup, and her twins; Alexandria (and Justin) Lounsberry, and Tina Funicelli, 9 grandchildren; Samantha, Francis, Jr, Patricia (and Joe), Shane, Courtney, Bryan, Tara, Justin, Jr., and Mikaela, and a great grandson Brantley. She also leaves her 7 brothers and sisters; Delia, Florence, Robert, Marie, Adam, Sr., John Jr., and Lydia.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264     (davishepplewhitefh.com), on Wednesday (October 16th), from 5 – 9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, 11 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name through her family.

October 10, 2019

James D Fitzpatrick

James D. Fitpatrick

March 30, 1967 – October 9, 2019

Roxbury Township, James Desmond Fitzpatrick passed away Oct 9th after struggling with a long and recurring disease.  James is survived by his 3 children, Haley (20), Stephanie (18) and Brian (16) and their mother and his ex-wife, Lynette Albanese of Allamuchy. He is also survived by his mother, Carol Fitzpatrick of Succasunna, his brother Jack of Stevensville, MD, his brother Gene of Denville and pre-deceased by his father Donald Fitzpatrick also from Succasunna.  As expected, James’ children are his greatest legacy.

 

Despite challenges in later years, James was notorious for his great willingness and charming ability to talk to anyone he met.  Likable and approachable, James had a previous career in sales with both Bell Atlantic and a Medical device company.  He treasured holding a pole and throwing a line in any body of water to fish whenever he could. Born in New York City, his parents moved out to the suburbs of Succasunna where James grew up and attended St. Therese School and Roxbury High School.  He was a member of the St. Therese Council of the Knights of Columbus.

 

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264     (davishepplewhitefh.com), on Monday (October 14th), from 5 – 8 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Tuesday, 1:30  pm, at St. Therese R C Church, 154 Main Street, Succasunna, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery. Donations may be made in his name to the St. Therese Knights of Columbus, C/0 the Church, or to the Lord’s Pantry Trinity United Methodist Church, Main Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

 

October 09, 2019

Wendell C Henderson

Roxbury Township, Mr. Wendell Charles Henderson, 86, died on October 9, 2019 at the Morris View Nursing Home. He was born and raised in Thomaston, Maine and moved to Roxbury Township 53 years ago. He served in the U S Army during the Korean War. For more than 40 years he was a rural postal carrier in Flanders.

He was predeceased by his wife Beatrice Henderson in 2015, and is survived by his niece Shirley Rosmilia, nephew Jimmy Shires, and great nephew Tony Rosmilia (and his wife Cheryl); all of Flanders.

The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Tuesday, October 15th, at St. Therese R C Church on Main Street, Succasunna at 10 am. The interment will follow with military honors at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com)

September 29, 2019

Yuriko Apostolakis

Somerville, NJ.   Mrs. Yuriko Apostolakis, 84, formerly of Succasunna, died on September 29, 2019 at the Morristown Medical Center. She was born in Tokyo, Japan and came to the United States and lived in Succasunna for 55 years before moving to Somerville.

She was predeceased by her husband George C Apostolakis in 2010, and is survived by her 4 children; Mary Ann, Zeb, Paul, and George, and 4 grandchildren; Zachariah, Zereth, Karlie Rae, and Anthony.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264     (davishepplewhitefh.com), on Friday (October 4th), from 4 – 8 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

 

 

September 28, 2019

Brian J Durkin, Sr.

Mt. Arlington, Mr. Brian Joseph Durkin, Sr., 68, died on September 28, 2019 at the UMDNJ University Hospital in Newark. He was born in Yonkers, NY and lived in Westchester County before moving to Succasunna, NJ in 1985. He served as a sniper in the US Army during the Viet Nam War. He was a retired Sales & Marketing Manager for A T & T in Parsippany. After moving to Mt. Arlington in 2006, Brian became the “CPO” Chief Pool Officer within his community at Nolan’s Ridge and was also a member of the Elk’s Club of America. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Roslyn (Ritacco) Durkin of 47 years, and by his 2 children; Brian J (and Lisa) Durkin, Jr. and Lauren (and Trevor) Patterson. He also leaves his 4 grandchildren; Gianna, Ava, Laila, and Charli, and 3 sister’s; Mary Anne Nordhauser, Lorraine (and Michael) Pagliocca, and Joan (and Frank) Faraone. He was predeceased by his 2 brother’s; Rev. John L Durkin and William Durkin.

A Funeral Liturgy Mass with Military Honors will be held on Friday (October 4 th), 1:30 pm, at St. Therese R C Church, 154 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ.  Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com)

 

 

 

September 28, 2019

Henry J Lancendorfer

Roxbury Township, Mr. Henry John Lancendorfer, Jr., 84, died on September 28, 2019 peacefully at home. He will be sadly missed by his wife Patricia A Lancendorfer of 60 years. He also leaves his two children; Eileen Stuber of Washington, NJ and John Lancendorfer of Mansfield, NJ, and by his 7 grandchildren. He was a resident of Roxbury for 54 years. He graduated from Rutgers with BS and MBA degrees. He was retired from the UNISYS Corp., where he was Director of Quality for the Workstation Division.

He was cofounder of G H R Associates, a consultant, and Quality System Lead Auditor. He has traveled extensively throughout the USA and the World. He was a supporter of Sun Do Kwan tae kwon do schools in NJ and was awarded an honorary 2nd degree black belt from Korea. He was an avid tennis player and organizer. His hobbies included sailing, stamp and coin collecting.

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

September 26, 2019

Mrs. Vincenza J Maio

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Vincenza J Maio, 89, died on September 26, 2019. She was born in Queens, NY and lived in Queens for many years before moving to Succasunna 20 years ago. She was a homemaker and attended both St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R C Church and St. Therese R C Church.

She was predeceased by her husband Salvatore Maio in 2001 and by her daughter Roseann Crafts in 2013. She is survived by her daughter Joanne Canizaro, son-in-law Bennett, and grandson Michael.

A private burial will be held at Mt. St. Mary’s Cemetery in Flushing, NY. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264   (davishepplewhitefh.com)

 

 

Copyright © 2019 - Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home