March 27, 2020

Thomas B Carney

Roxbury Township, Mr. Thomas B Carney, 80, died on March 27, 2020 at his home in Landing. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Landing many years ago. He served in the U S Navy during the Viet Nam War on several Naval Ships and Submarines, and became a member of the Sub Vets Association. He was a retired computer programmer at Telecordia Technologies in Piscataway. He was also a member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, the church choir and was a member of their Knights of Columbus.

He was predeceased by his wife Sandra (Gallagher) Carney, of 44 years, in 2018. He is survived by his 3 children; David (and Lori) Carney of Hackettstown, Sandra (and Jason ) Rodriquez of Hopatcong, and Andrew Carney of Fernandina Beach, FL, granddaughter Olivia Marie Carney of Hackettstown, and sister Mary Julia Carney of Brooklyn.

Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com). A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at St. Therese R C Church. He will be buried at the North Jersey Veterans Cemetery in Sparta, with Naval Military Honors.

March 19, 2020

John R Nash

Roxbury Township, Mr. John Ronald Nash, 72, died on March 19, 2020 at the University Hospital in Newark. He was born in Greenbelt, MD to Warren and Mary Nash and grew up in Selby-on-the-Bay, MD. He then served in the U S Army at Picatinny, Vietnam and Ft. Knox. He moved to Kenvil in 1972 . He was an owner of the Flanders Wendy’s and manager of the Ledgewood Wendy’s. He was a member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, where he was involved in bingo and the soup kitchen and was very involved in the Northern NJ Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  He loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife Diane Elaine (Mulhall) Nash of 50 years. He also leaves his 3 children: Shannon Nash of Hamburg, Jeff Nash and his wife Lyndsie of Park City, Ron Nash and his wife Allison of Oley; his 4 grandchildren: Casey, Cora, Haven and Cedar; his sister Nancy Keyworth of Newport and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com). A Celebration of life will be held at a later date preceded by an interment at the Northern NJ Veterans Memorial Cemetery with Military Honors.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Northern NJ Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

 

Randolph, NJ     Mr Robert “Bob” Vincent Turello, 74, died on March 16, 2020 at the Morristown Medical Center. He was born in Morristown and grew up in Randolph where he lived most all of his life. He was a 1964 graduate of Dover High School which was the last graduating class before the Randolph High was built. He lived most all of his life on the family farm on Canfield Avenue. He was a research histologist at Sandoz Pharmaceuticals before working in the pathology department of St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover for many years.

He is survived by his wife Darlene “Dee” Turello of 50 years, and by his 7 nieces and nephews; Jeanmarie, Doreen, Leslieanne, Todd, Tracey, Jill, and Troy, and Uncle Sam and Margaret Mino’s children; Dr. David, Dr. Robert, and Linda Mckeen.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday, March 23rd, from 9 – 11 am.  The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, 11 am at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

 

 

 

March 16, 2020

Diane N Farraro-Lanzisera

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Diane N Farraro-Lanzisera, 79, died on March 16, 202at the Morristown Medical Center. She was born in Jersey City and lived in Landing before moving to Kenvil 20 years ago. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her 5 children; Lisa, Joseph, Mary, Christine, and Michelle. She also leaves her 6 grandchildren and former husband Crescent Lanzisera.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, March 20th, from 9 – 10 am.  The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, 10 am at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

March 11, 2020

Nora A Holmes

Roxbury Township, Miss Nora A. Holmes, 74, passed away on March 11, 2020, at the Morris View Nursing Home. She was born in Dover and grew up in Kenvil. She retired from her position as a Clerk at the Law Firm of Fein, Kahn, Such, and Shepherd Law Firm in Parsippany.

 

She is the daughter of the late Jessie Holmes and Nora (Webb) Holmes and she was the sister of the late Fred and Delbert Holmes. In addition, she is predeceased by her guardians Mary and Albert Cassimore. She is survived by her sister, Mary Rodgers and her husband Ron, as well as her devoted cousins Linda and her husband Ron Gisonna; Matt Gisonna; and Nick and his wife Kelly Gisonna and their son James Gisonna.

 

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday, March 15th, from 2 – 4 pm. Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of her life which will follow at the Randolph Diner, 517 Route 10, Randolph, NJ 07869.

 

 

March 04, 2020

Kenneth J Smith

Mt. Arlington, Mr. Kenneth J Smith, Sr., 75, died on March 4, 2020 at the Kindred Care Center in Dover. He was born in Boston, MA and grew up in Dorchester, Ma. He then lived in Morristown for many years before moving to Mt Arlington 42 years ago. He served in the U S Air Force during the Korean War. He was a professional Firefighter in Morristown for 26 years and then became a volunteer exempt fireman and former Fire Chief in Mt. Arlington for 15 more years.

He is survived by his wife Barbara Smith of 53 years, and his 3 children; Kenneth J, Jr. (and Romana) Smith of TN, and twin daughters; Denise M (and Ian) Chapman of S. Bound Brook, NJ and Kellie L (and Fernando) Rosario of VA. He also leaves his 12 grandchildren; Kayla, Billy, Alison, Linda, Kimberly, Vincent, Kevin, Timmy, Haley, James, Dylan, and Eric, 3 great grandchildren; Kaydence, Lydia, and Luther, sister Linda Smith Tarr, and brother Richard Smith. He was predeceased by his grandson David and brother Robert Smith.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, March 6th, from 4 – 7 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.

Donations may be made in his name to the Stephen Siller Tunnel of Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306.

February 25, 2020

Veronica E Vasilian

Mine Hill, NJ   Mrs. Veronica “Ronnie” E Vasilian, 86, died on February 25, 2020 at the Kindred Care Center in Dover. She was born and raised in Floral Park, NY and lived in Madison before moving to Mine Hill 61 years ago. She was a homemaker and member of St. Therese R C Church and their Bible Study Group. She was also an avid reader and member of the Mine Hill Senior Citizens Club.

She was predeceased by her husband Robert S Vasilian in 2018, and is survived by her 3 children; Robert Vasilian of Albuquerque, NM, Elaine (and James) Archambault of Hopatcong, and Carol Martindell of Hopatcong. She also leaves her 5 grandchildren; Zachary Martindell, Sarah Archambault, Michelle Archambault, Marie Archambault, and Lauren Vasilian, and her 2 brothers; William Pfeiffer of Indiana, and Robert J (and Patricia) Pfeiffer of California.

The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 10 am at St. Therese R C Church, 155 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ with the entombment to follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

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

 

February 19, 2020

“Bobby” J Crean

Roxbury Township–Mr. Robert John Crean, (“Bobby”), 28, passed on February 19, 2020 . He was born in Dover and grew up in Stanhope. He later moved to Mt. Olive Township where he graduated from Mt. Olive High School in 2009. He was an assistant manager for Anthony & Sons Bakery in Succasunna. He was now in training to become a body builder.

He was predeceased by his grandmother Diane O’Connell on January 26, 2020. He is survived by his father Robert P. Crean and mother Carolyn O’Connell and step father Stephan Holmes of Succasunna, his sister Caitlin and Zachariah Ream of Reading, PA, and maternal grandfather John J. O’Connell of Manchester Township. He also leaves his many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday, February 23rd, from 3 – 7 pm.

 

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February 16, 2020

Bonita Church

Bonita Carol Pangburn Church died in Roxbury, NJ on February 16, 2020 with an awesome peace after a long and terrible battle with diabetes and dementia. 

Bonnie, born August 8, 1943 in Bath, Maine was the second of seven children of loving, hardworking parents, Edward and Caralyn (Pearson) Pangburn. 

She is survived by her devoted daughters, Loretta Church White (Larry), Carol Krajc (Larry), Valerie Church Annear (James), and Jaime Frazier, as well as son-in-law John Frazier. She had 9 grandchildren, each greatly influenced by her: Stavros Karathanasopoulos, Caris White, Rene White, Olivia White, Andrew Krajc, Jeremy Frazier, Katherine Annear, Elizabeth Krajc and EmmaMarie Annear. 

She was predeceased by her parents and adored brother, Larry Pangburn. She is survived by her other siblings and their spouses, all of whom she championed: Glenn Pangburn (Terry), Valerie Hammond (Robert), Jeffrey Pangburn (Rachel), David Pangburn (Lynn) and Richard Pangburn (Leslie). She also leaves behind many precious nieces and nephews.  

Bonnie was a beauty, enthralled by glamour, fashion and ice cream. Her enjoyment of these things was a source of fun for all. She had a great sense of humor.  Her infectious joy in caring for her many dogs over the years was passed down to family and friends.  She charmed her grandchildren and others with her vibrant personality and colorful stories and actions. She had a knack for drawing all kinds of people near.  Her daughters and family will cherish her memory and God’s work in their lives through Bonnie.

The family wishes to thank faithful friends and helpers: her giving sons-in-law; her church home Bethany Baptist Church of East Windsor, Ct; the Memory Lane Staff and Administration at Merry Heart Nursing Home in Succasunna, Nj; a number of dear helpers at Waterview Center in Cedar Grove, Nj; Dr Rehka Miryala of Montclair, NJ; her daughters’ supportive friends during this long good bye …

The greatest thanks goes to Jesus Christ, the author of her life. He is her faithful Savior and great Redeemer. 

Her Memorial Service and burial will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to either:

Focus on the Family’s Resources for Aging/Elder Care; call 800-A-FAMILY (232-6459) and request to make a “Sanctity for Life” gift in memory of Bonnie Church Or to St. Huberts Animal Welfare Center (sthuberts.org). 

 

February 14, 2020

William Lee Carhuff, Jr.

Mt. Arlington, Mr. William Lee Carhuff, Jr., 88, died on February 14, 2020 at the Sunrise in Randolph. He was born in Jersey City and grew up in Sussex county. He then lived in Dover and Mt. Arlington most of his life. He proudly served in the U S ARMY and then remained in the Dover National Guard for 43 more years. He was a retired Road Foreman for the Morris County Road Commission based in Wharton.

He was predeceased by his wife Irene Carhuff in 1987 and is survived by his son William L Carhuff, III of Whitehall, MT, brother Robert Carhuff of NV, 4 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and Alice Henion,  his lifelong companion of 30 years.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday, February 17th, from 3 – 5 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Methodist Cemetery.

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