June 24, 2016

Kenneth J Bohrer

Roxbury Township, Mr. Kenneth J Bohrer, 54, died on June 24, 2016 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Denville. He was born in Dover and lived in Landing before moving to Succasunna 17 years ago. He was a 1981 graduate of Roxbury High School and the owner of Mountain Lakes Auto Spa in Mt. Lakes for 8 years. He was very proud of his son’s accomplishments and was able to stay very close to his many lifelong friends. He was an avid golfer, Mets fan, and loved being with his dog Murphy.

He is survived by his wife Ruth Jane (Waeckerling) Bohrer of 25 years, 2 sons; Paul L Bohrer and Joseph L Bohrer, both at home, 2 brothers; Michael P Bohrer and Paul J (and Karen) Bohrer, and nephew Michael G Bohrer.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on Wednesday, June 29, from 2 -6 pm at the Mt. Arlington Elk’s Club. Arrangements are by the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com).

June 17, 2016

Paul J Collins

Stanhope, NJ   Mr. Paul Jackson Collins, 92, died on June 17, 2016 at the Merry Heart Nursing Home in Succasunna. He was born in Yukon, West Virginia and lived in Baltimore before moving to Stanhope 50 years ago. He served in the U S Navy during WW II and later worked for the Westinghouse Elevator Company in Randolph for many years. Following his retirement he worked for the Budd Lake A & P.

He is survived by his wife Delores (Chafin) Collins of 67 years, daughters; Jean (and Dan) Grinter of Stroudsburg, PA and Jackie (and Jim) Gailums of Stanhope. He also leaves his 3 grandchildren; Paul (and Nalini) Kelly, Jessica (and Jason) Riley, and Matthew Gailums, and 3 great grandchildren; Estella & Samuel Riley, and Dylan Kelly.

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

June 06, 2016

George R Kugel

George R. Kugel (69) of Lake Hopatcong, Jefferson Township

George R. Kugel passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. He was 69. George was born in West Orange and lived there until the age of 12 when his family moved to Lake Parsippany. He graduated from Parsippany High School in 1964. George served in the US Army from 1966-1970, in both Germany and Vietnam; received an honorable discharge, and was a member of the Lake Hopatcong VFW for 10 years. A license plumber, he was the sole proprietor of George R. Kugel Heating and Plumbing.

George was predeceased by his parents, Mae Frances Kugel and Henry Francis Kugel. He is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 25 years, Patricia L. (Humphreys) Kugel, and by his brother Harry F. Kugel, of Forked River, NJ. His generous spirit and quick wit will be missed by his family and many friends. George was a unique character who enjoyed hosting parties and always made people laugh.

A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, June 11th at 5 pm. Friends may visit from 4 – 6 pm. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home in Succasunna. 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory are welcome and can be made to the Disabled American Veterans Association on line at www.dav.org.



June 05, 2016

Helen Miraglia

Philadelphia, PA   Miss Helen Miraglia, 93, died on June 5, 16 at the Morris View Nursing Home in Morris Township. She was born at the home she lived in for 92 years, before moving to Morris Township 5 months ago. She was one of 13 children and a member of the Annunciation B V M Parish in Philadelphia.

She is survived by her sister Rita Gallo of Morris Township, nephew Peter B (and Bernadette) Gallo of Randolph, and 2 great nieces; Diana Hyde of Pompton Plains and Jennifer Gallo of Philadelphia.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Saturday from 9 – 10 am. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow on Monday, June 13th, at 12 noon at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Philadelphia.



June 01, 2016

Mr. Leslie C Roof

Mt. Arlington, Mr. Leslie C. Roof, 94, WW II Veteran and Violinist, died on June 1, 2016 at his home in Mt. Arlington. He was born in Watertown, N Y in 1922. He enlisted in the U S Army during WW II and was assigned to HQ Co., 83rdInfantry Division as a clerk / typist. His duties in the European Campaign were to keep the records of the battle casualties for which he was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service. After the war, he married Therese Reilly who died in 1973.

 He graduated from St. Lawrence Univ. in 1952 with a B A in Business Administration. In 1967 he was transferred to NJ with Allied Chemical Corp with whom he spent most of his career in accounting. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna. He sang in the choir and played violin solos for Sunday Services. He also volunteered for Family Services of Morris County in the “time out” program. Besides his love of music he enjoyed golf and he was an avid N Y Rangers fan.

 Les is survived by his loving wife Inge, his sons; William H and Timothy D, daughter Carol Hinks, stepchildren; Laura Busse, John Harrison, Dianna Dineen,  11 grandchildren and three great grandsons.

A Memorial Service will be held on June 11, 2016  at the First Presbyterian Church in Succasunna at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the Deacon’s Fund at the First Presbyterian Church, 99 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264(davishepplewhitefh.com)

May 28, 2016

Sheryl Ann Scalley

Johnson City, NY.   Sheryl Ann Scalley, passed away at her home in Johnson City, on May 28, 2016, following a long illness that she bravely fought. Sheryl was born in Morristown, NJ in 1958 and resided in N J until moving to New York 10 years ago.

She was the daughter of Judith and Herbert Jensen of Ledgewood, NJ and the late Joseph T Scalley. Sheryl is also survived by her brothers; Steven (and Nancy) Scalley of Stillwater, and Kevin (and Joyce) Scalley of Dingmans Ferry, PA, and her sister Kim (and Jay) Kay of , Long Valley, as well as nieces; Alexandra and Abigail Kay and nephews; Michael, Matthew, and Mark Scalley. Sheryl will live on in our hearts and minds forever and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral arrangements were private at the request of her family under the direction of the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

May 26, 2016

Catherine A Nitto

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Catherine Ann Nitto, of 48 years, passed away on May 26, 2016, at the Compassionate Care Hospice Unit located in Dover, NJ. She was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, and lived in Hackettstown, New Jersey, before moving to Kenvil, 27 years ago. She was a payroll clerk at Byram Township for the last 6 years; before this she worked for the Roxbury Twp Schools, in food services. She was a member of the Shore Hills Country Club, and the Communication Workers of America, Local 32.Her great loves included spending time with her family and participating in many outdoor activities, including gardening, hiking, kayaking, motor boating, and motorcycle riding.

She was a loving wife to her husband John; a loving mother to two sons, Ryan and Christopher; a grandmother to her new granddaugther Natalie; a daughter to her mother Gail Casey, and her father John Casey (deceased); a sister to Patty Bell and Mary Ellen Casey-Mocha.

Friends may visit at Davies and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ, on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. Internment will be private. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation, in memory of Cathy, to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center at giving.mskcc.org.

May 25, 2016

Betty J Post

Betty J. Post, 96, of Morris Township passed away peacefully on May 25, 2016, at Merry Heart Nursing Home, Succasunna, NJ. Born in Chicago, Illinois to Charles and Beatrice Post, they moved to Umatilla, Florida where she grew up.  It was there on the farm, where she learned the importance of a life of staying active and eating healthy.   After earning her undergraduate degree in Social Work, she joined the Army and served as a WAC, providing career counselling to returning soldiers during World War II. After discharge, she applied for a Social Work position in New Jersey. An independent woman, before that was the norm; she drove to New Jersey alone in her Volkswagen Beetle. It is here in the Morristown area, she lived the rest of her life. Working for the NJ Department of Health in Newark and then for 30 years at Greystone Hospital.   While at Greystone she attained her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Rutgers. She loved her work and continued to use her skills even well after retirement. She was active her entire life. She loved hiking, walking, gardening and of course, reading. She was still walking a mile a day at age 95. She is predeceased by her dear friend and companion Dr. Ruth Ferris. Betty’s quick wit and smile will be missed by many friends, especially by her dear friends, Kathy and Bob Whitehead and Diane Hertzig. Special thanks to Merry Heart staff and Compassionate Care Hospice for the wonderful care Betty received. In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite animal rescue in honor of Betty’s love of dogs and cats. No services will be held. Arrangements by Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home.

May 16, 2016

Malcolm David Earle

Roxbury Township, Mr. Malcolm David Earle, 91, died on May 16, 2016 at St Clare’s Hospital in Dover. He was born at home in Succasunna where he lived his entire life. He was a 1942 graduate of Roxbury High School and then served in the U S Navy during WW II and flew as part of the “Hell Divers”. He worked for Joyce Honda as a salesman and previously worked for Bisson Motors and A D P, and enjoyed flying in his private time.

He is survived by his 3 sons; Glenn Richard Earle of Succasunna, Kevin David (and Ellen C) Earle of Randolph, and Malcolm Scott (and Jennifer) Earle of Naples, FL. He also leaves his 5 grandchildren; Caroline, Kelly, Kasey, Leanna, and Dylan, and many loving nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com), followed by the interment at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery. Friends may visit at the Funeral Home from 9 – 11 am prior to the service.


May 13, 2016

Evelyn G Ippolito

Mansfield Township, Mrs. Evelyn Genevieve Ippolito, 58, died on May 13, 2016 at the Hackettstown Medical Center. She was born in Dover and grew up in Kenvil. She then lived in Budd Lake before moving to Mansfield Township 13 years ago. She was a homemaker and loved being with her family and spending time with her grandchildren and being at the Casino’s.

She is survived by her husband Joseph A Ippolito of 27 years, 2 daughters; Joanne Cely of Hackettstown and Amy (and James) Ippolito of Port Murray. She also leaves her 8 grandchildren; Sabrina, Jesse, Justin, Jacob, Jaxon, Kerry, Halana, and Shealyn, niece Julie, and nephew Stevie.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday from 7 – 9 pm. Donations may be made in her name through her family, c/o 96 main street, Succasunna, NJ 07876.


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