October 11, 2014

William J Wiedmuller

Roxbury Township, Mr. William J Wiedmuller, 88, died on October 11, 2014 at his home. He was born and raised in Jersey City and moved to Succasunna 52 years ago. He served in the U S Army Air Force as a radio operator during WW II in India and China. He then earned his B S degree in Mathematics from Seton Hall University and began working at Picatinny Arsenal in Rockaway Township as a mechanical engineer for 28 years before retiring in 1988. He was a member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna and was a 50 year member and past president of the Toast Master’s at Picatinny. He was also an avid reader and loved music.

He is survived by his wife Ursula E of 60 years, and by his 5 children; Robert W Wiedmuller of Mt Arlington, Ursula M (and Dennis) VanEmburg of Budd Lake, Karen (and Ian) Showell of Hackettstown, William (and Lisa) Wiedmuller of S.C., and Mary E (and Michael) Knierim of CA. He also leaves his 2 sisters Doris DePaula of OK, and Peggy Ryan of Lake Hiawatha, and 8 grandchildren; Ryan, Krista, William, and Brandon VanEmburg, Andrew and Julia Wiedmuller, and Connor and Catherine Knierim.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Thursday, 10 am, at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester.

October 11, 2014

Phyllis Ann Anderson

Mt. Olive Township, Mrs. Phyllis Ann Anderson, 71, died on October 11, 2014 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Denville. She was born in Binghamton, NY and moved to Flanders 61 years ago. She worked at the United States Golf Association in Far Hills, in the Accounts receivable department for 13 years. She was a great cook and was creative with embroidery and gardening.

She is survived by her husband Raymond T, Jr. of 47 years, daughter Susan L Anderson, son Raymond T, III and 3 grandchildren Beth, Jason, and Noah Keller, all of Flanders. She also leaves her Sister Thelma Perkosky and brother Thomas Young.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday from 6 – 9 pm. The Funeral Service will beheld on Thursday, 12 noon at the Funeral Home with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester.

October 10, 2014

Mary Yurchak Marinovich

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Mary Yurchak Marinovich, 94, died on October 10, 2014 in Coram, NY. She was born in Czechoslovakia and lived in Jersey City before moving to Succasunna 55 years ago. She was a blue print worker for A T & T Bell Laboratories in Whippany many years ago. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Randolph and the Ever – Young Senior Citizens Club in Roxbury.

She was predeceased by her first husband Michael Yurchak in 1987, her second husband John Marinovich in 1994, son Michael Yurchak and daughter Mary Henderson, both in 2013. She is survived by her daughter Carolann (and Charles) Hicks of Coram (LI), NY, 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

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 Liturgy will be held on Tuesday, 11 am, at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Church in Jackson, NJ with the burial to follow at the Church Cemetery.

October 10, 2014

Elfrieda E Tygar

Newton, NJ   Mrs. Elfrieda E Tygar, 86, died on October 10, 2014 at the Barn Hill Care Center in Newton. She was born and raised in Dover and lived in Succasunna for 40 years before moving to Rockaway and Newton. She was a retired secretary for the Roxbury Township Board of Education in Succasunna for many years. She was also a volunteer administrator for the Succasunna Girl Scouts and loved being at the casino, crocheting, and especially being with her grandchildren.

 She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Robert G Tygar in 1997 and is survived by her 3 children; Robert Tygar of Budd Lake, Karen (and Chris) McIntyre of Great Meadows, and Nancy (and Gordon) Little of Venice, FL, and by her 3 grandsons and a granddaughter.

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

October 05, 2014

Elsbeth L Couch

Forks Township (Easton), PA, Mrs. Elsbeth Louise Couch, 79, died on October 5, 2014 at home. She was born and raised in Glen Ridge, NJ and lived in Ledgewood for 35 years before moving to Forks Township 13 years ago. She was a homemaker and also worked in the Roxbury School system for 25 years and was at the same time a co-owner of the Panther Valley 7-11. She earned her degree from the Green Mountain College in VT and was member of the Succasunna United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women’s Club for 48 years.  She was an avid reader, loved embroidery and board games. She was also a Girl Scout Leader and Den Mother.

 She was predeceased by her daughter Deborah A Couch (of Lawrenceville) who died on October 2, 2014. She is survived by her husband Richard Couch of 57 years, 3 children; Karen (and Brian) Eager of Bethlehem, PA, Richard (and Lisa) Couch II of Green Brook, and Barbara Couch Glosser of Hopatcong, 8 grandchildren; Carrie and Reilly Eager, Gregory, Christopher and Nicholas Couch, and Kristina, Samantha and C. J. Glosser.  She is also survived by her brother, Howard (and Phyllis) Wright of Hillsborough, and her daughter-in-law Phyllis Warren of Lawrenceville.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday from 4 – 8 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, 10 am, at Succasunna United Methodist Church, with the interment to follow at the Restland Memorial Park Cemetery in East Hanover.

October 02, 2014

David W Marsh

Belvidere, NJ David William Marsh, 46, died on October 2, 2014 at the Hackettstown Community Hospital. He was born in Dover and grew up in Succasunna, and lived in Hackettstown before moving to Belvidere 10 years ago. He was a Corrections Officer at the Mountain View Youth Corrections Facility in Annandale for more than 20 years.

 He is survived by his mother Joyce (and Philip) Vetter of Hopatcong, 4 brothers; Glenn H (and Carla) Marsh, Jr. of Denville, Philip Vetter of Forest Lakes, Ronald Vetter of Cranberry Lake, and Douglas Vetter of Polinskill Lake, step-mother Margaret Marsh of Mt. Olive Township, and many nieces and nephews.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 2 -6 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, 10 am at the Funeral Home, with the entombment to follow at the Newton Cemetery.

October 01, 2014

William E Hoadley

Roxbury Township, William E Hoadley, 61, died on October 1, 2014 at home in Succasunna. He was born in Dover and lived in Succasunna most all of his life. He worked for the Morris County Parks Services at Mennen Arena and previously worked for the N J State Road Department. He was a 1971 graduate of Roxbury High School and member of the N R A, and loved hunting, fishing, music, playing his guitar and being on his Harley.

He was predeceased by his father Demmings Hoadley, brother Robert Hoadley, and sister Linda Coad. He is survived by his wife Donna L Hoadley of 7 years, son Marcus E Hoadley and his wife Cynthia, and grandson Marcus W Hoadley of Mt. Arlington, his mother Ann Beach and stepfather Vernon Beach and sister Patricia Austin of Succasunna. He is also survived by his niece Amy Nock and her husband Robert, nephew Fred Austin and great nephew Cooper Nock, all of Succasunna.

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

September 25, 2014

Paul Horchak

Mt. Olive Township, Mr. Paul Horchak, 82, died on September 25, 2014 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. He was born and raised in Passaic and was a longtime resident of Denville before moving to Mt. Olive Township. He served in the U S Air Force during the Korean War and then earned his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Farleigh Dickinson University. He then worked as an electronic engineer at Picatinny Arsenal in Rockaway Township for 30 years before retiring in 1993. He was a Founding Member of the Holy Wisdom Byzantine Church in Flanders, a member of the Mt. Arlington Knights of Columbus, and was an avid outdoor’s man.

 He was predeceased by his wife Patricia (nee Culleny) in 1999 and is survived by his son Michael (and Anne) Horchak of Ogdensburg, daughter Laura (and Michael) D’Agostino of Succasunna, and 2 grandsons; Ryan and Patrick D’Agostino.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday from 6 -9 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Tuesday, 10 am, at the Holy Wisdom Byzantine Church in Flanders.

 

September 08, 2014

Gordon “Ernie” Sprague

Jefferson Township, Mr. Gordon “Ernie” Sprague, 65, died on September 8, 2014 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. He was born in New York City and graduated from Summit High School in 1968. He moved to Lake Hopatcong 13 years ago. He was working for the Summit Truck & Auto Body Co. in Summit for more than 20 years.

He was the son of Richard and Caroline Sprague and is survived by his son Ernest Sprague (and Rachel Lynch) of Lake Hopatcong, 2 sisters; Lauren (and Dennis) Lynch of Downingtown, PA, and Janice (and John) Scholz of Hopatcong. He also leaves his 3nieces Heather, Shawna, Montana and nephew Matthew, and 2 great nieces and great nephew.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Thursday from 6 – 9 pm, with an evening service at 8 pm. The interment will follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery on Friday at 2 pm. Donations may be made in his name through his family, c/o Davis & Hepplewhite F H, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876.

September 01, 2014

Donald A Villiger

Roxbury Township, Donald A. Villiger, 72, died on September 1, 2014 at the Morristown Medical Center. He was born in Plainfield and grew up in North Plainfield before moving to Roxbury Township 41 years ago. In 1964 he earned his BS Degree in accounting from Waynesburg University and began working at Allied Chemical Company (now Honeywell International) in Morristown, retiring in 2007 after more than 37 years of service. He was an avid gardener, stamp collector and enjoyed traveling to Wildwood Crest and Walt Disney World with his family.

 He is survived by his wife Marie (Ellis) of 45 years, three daughters; Nancy Less and her husband Philip, Karen Villiger and her partner Bryan Toczek and Lori Czarnecki and her husband Stephen.  He also leaves his grandson Thomas Czarnecki, two sisters; Joyce Jensen and Carole Villiger, his nieces and nephew and his Irish Setter “Lucky”.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Thursday from 5-8 pm, and on Friday morning from 9-10 am, with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, www.StJude.org

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