Roxbury Township, Charles “Bud” Simon, Jr., 78, died on May 27, 2015 at the Morristown Medical Center. He was born and raised in Kingston, PA, and lived in Dover and Lake Hopatcong before moving to Roxbury Township 47 years ago. He served in the U S Army from 1955-1957. He was a realtor for Joe Tekula Realty in Succasunna for 29 years and previously owned Bud’s Restaurant in Kenvil and the Eleventh Frame Snack Bar in Ledgewood and, earlier worked for the Dugan Bread Co. He was a former member of the Roxbury Rotary Club and Masonic Lodge, was an avid bowler who was inducted into the “Bowling Hall of Fame.” He had many “perfect” games and coached even experienced bowlers. He was also an avid golfer and cooked for countless charities, events, and anyone in need. He also felt strongly about organ and tissue donation.

He is survived by his wife Patricia A (Shupe) Simon of 55 years, 4 daughters; Patricia (and William) Hovey of Rockaway, Cheri Alexander of Roxbury, Dianna (and Robert) Ewton of Succasunna, and Lisa Simon of Joppa, MD. He also leaves his 10 grandchildren; Caitlin (and William), Karlyn (and Jim), Matthew, Simon, Lindsay, Jacqueline (and Michal), Alexa, Kristyn, Cydney, and Zuri, and 8 great grandchildren; Kyleigh, Mackenzie, Mason, Kennley, Ethan, Elaina, Emily, and Vivian.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday from 4-7 pm. The Funeral Service with Military Honors will be held on Monday at 6:30 pm. The interment will be private.

May 26, 2015

Carol Ann Morhart

Mt. Arlington, Miss Carol Ann Morhart, 77, died on May 26, 2015 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. She was born and raised in Elizabeth and moved to Mt. Arlington 18 years ago. She was an Executive Secretary for the Elizabeth Board of Education. She was a member of Our Lady of the Lake R C Church in Mt. Arlington, the Mt. Arlington Senior Citizens Club, the Ladies Auxiliary of the Mt. Arlington Elks, the N J E A, was an avid reader of the Classics and poetry, and loved cooking and boating on Lake Hopatcong.

 She is survived by her 3 cousins; Elizabeth Ciarcia of Londonderry, NH, Claire Moynihan of Manasquan, and Robert Skillman of Brick. She also leaves her best friend Justina Specht of Elizabeth, and many close friends.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday from 3-7 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Saturday, 10 am, at Our Lady of the Lake R C Church in Mt. Arlington. The interment will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Hillside. Donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org

 

May 25, 2015

William N Kincaid

Mt. Arlington , William N Kincaid, 87, died on May 25, 2015 at home in Seasons Glen. He was born and raised in Paterson before moving to Mt. Arlington 20 years ago. He served in the U S Army during WWII. He was a systems analyst at Singer Kierfott and then was a fireman on the Erie Railroad. He then worked for the Bendix – Honeywell Co. as an expeditor until his retirement in 1988 and then became the owner and president of Court Data Search Co. from 1988-2013.

He was the son of the late William G Kincaid and Cecelia Gutowski, and is survived by his wife Joan (Farrell) Kincaid, 3 children; Patricia (and Larry) Bradley of Exton, PA, Marilyn Kincaid of  Havertown, PA, and Brian (and Tina) Kincaid of Mt. Arlington, grandchildren; Kayla Bradley, Mathew Kincaid, Curtis and Nolan Shields, and Christine and Katie Mayer, step-children Christine (and Michael) Shields of Hillsdale and Joseph J Bates of Plainsboro, and former wife Virginia Kincaid of PA.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday from 4-7 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the entombment to follow at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa.

May 19, 2015

Merle B Ball

Stanhope, Mrs. Merle B Ball, 92, died on May 19, 2015 at the Hackettstown Community Hospital. She was born in Wharton and graduated from Wharton High School in 1941. She then lived in Succasunna for 50 years before moving to Stanhope 15 years ago. She began working at Picatinny Arsenal, and became the cafeteria cook and manger in the Roxbury Township schools for 43 years, and in the summer, worked at the Horseshoe lake Snack bar.

She was predeceased by her husband Richard Ball (of 47 years) in 1991, brother Henry Davenport and sister Eleanor Hesebeck. She is survived by her daughters; Carol (and Arthur) Forsythe of Charlotte, NC and Judy Ann Lella, with whom she lived in Stanhope, and two grandsons; Arty and Scott Forsythe.

 At her request, a private service was held at the Locus Hill Cemetery in Dover under the direction of the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

May 18, 2015

Agnes M DiCoio

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Agnes M DiCoio, 94, died on May 18, 2015 at the Hackettstown Community Hospital. She was born in Manhattan and lived in Flushing, NY before moving to Ledgewood 18 years ago. She was a homemaker, and member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna and The Golden Club in Succasunna. 

 
She was predeceased by her husband Anthony DiCoio in 1975 and her son Anthony DiCoio Jr. in 1986. She is survived by her daughter Carol Ann Gott and Son-in-law George J Gott of Naples, FL, and her brother Martin F Byrne of Chesapeake, VA . She also leaves 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
 

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday (June 2nd) from 2 – 4 & 6 – 8 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday (June 3rd), 10 am, also at Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, Succasunna, with the interment to follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla, NY.

 

May 10, 2015

Doris Marta Russo

 Roxbury Township, Mrs. Doris Marta Russo, nee Ruiz Monge, 78, of Succasunna NJ, died on Sunday May 10, 2015 at the Morristown Medical Center, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born in San Jose, Costa Rica to Roberto and Anita Ruiz. She was a homemaker and member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna. She studied at Colegio Maria Auxiliadora in San Jose, Costa Rica, and at St. Elizabeth Academy in Saint Louis, MO. She lived in San Jose, Costa Rica, Saint Louis, Missouri, Wertheim, Germany, and Brooklyn, NY, before moving to Succasunna 36 years ago. She had been a volunteer for the Girl Scouts in Brooklyn, NY, and a member of the Women’s Club of Succasunna. She also loved to travel, and visited 48 USA States and many foreign countries of Central and South America, Europe, and North Africa. 

 Mrs. Doris Russo was the beloved wife and great love of Paul Russo, of 54 years, and beloved mother of Roberto Francisco Montalvan (and wife Elena) of Costa Rica, Joseph Russo and his fiancé Debbie, and  Roxana Russo Caivano (and husband Anthony), and beloved grandmother of Priscilla Montalvan, Anthony Caivano Jr., Michael Caivano, Estefano Montalvan and Roberto Montalvan. She also leaves her sister Soledad Ruiz and brother Omar Ruiz of Costa Rica. She was predeceased by her brothers Oscar Ruiz and Jose Rafael Ruiz.

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

 

April 30, 2015

Joan M Doyle

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Joan M Doyle, 84, died on April 30, 2015 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover, surrounded by her loving children. She was born at home in Brooklyn where she lived before moving to Succasunna 57 years ago. She was a home maker and member of St. Therese R C Church, Rosary Society, and their bowling league for 35 years, and was also an avid golfer.

 She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Doyle in 2009, and by her son Robert W Doyle in 2006. She is survived by 5 children; Dennis (and Kathryn) Doyle and Kevin (and Virginia) Doyle, both of Budd Lake, John (and Elizabeth) Doyle of Succasunna, Elaine (and Steven) Ciecwicz of Great Meadows, and Maureen (and Robert) Ciecwicz of Budd Lake. She also leaves 14 grandchildren, brother William Cople of NY and sister Vaughne Clifford of NY.

 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, 10:30 am at St. Therese R C Church, Main St, Succasunna, NJ. Donations may be made in her name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at Stjude.org

April 24, 2015

Eileen M Harrington

Mt. Olive Twp., Mrs. Eileen Marie Harrington, 71, died on April 24, 2015 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. She was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Staten Island before moving to Flanders 47 years ago. She was a Child Care Giver at the Mt. Olive Child Care Center for 20 years. She loved traveling to Aruba and sports.

 She is survived by her husband H. John “Jack” Harrington of 54 years, 5 children; Sharon Skidmore (and Richard Brideau) of Andover, Lori (and Scott) Fisher of Greensboro, NC, Jack H (and Barbara) Harrington of Lafayette, Karen (and Levent) Bayrasli of Lopatcong, and Linda (and Clay) Coleman of Cazenovia, NY. She also leaves her two brothers; Eugene Jaques of Middletown, NY and Richard Jaques of Staten Island, NY, 11 grandchildren; Jamie Skidmore, Jon Brideau, Stacy Barnes, Bryan and Leah Harrington, Jake, Jenna, and Emily Bayrasli, and Cooper , Sadie, and Brody Coleman, and 4 great grandchildren; Holden Bostedo, Shawn and Owen Barnes, and Maxwell Cooper.

 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 Service will be held on Tuesday, 11 am, at the Funeral Home, with the Interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester.

Roxbury Township Mr. Anthony “Tony” J Locascio, 73, died on April 20, 2015 at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. He was born in Passaic and grew up in Garfield and was a 1959 graduate of Garfield High School. He later moved to Succasunna 30 years ago. He served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, was a member and Quarter Master of the Kenvil VFW Post 2833, and was an avid bowler.

He was predeceased by his wife Susan (Stull) Locascio in 2009. He is survived by his brother John F (and Valerie) Locascio of Glen Rock, sister-in-law Cynthia (and Alan) Hastie of Rutherford, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Thursday from 3-5 & 7-9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the Interment to follow at the Flanders Hillside Cemetery in Succasunna. Donations may be made, in his name, to the Kenvil VFW Post 2833, 16 High Street, Kenvil, NJ 07847.

April 16, 2015

Madeline Phoebus

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Madeline Phoebus, 89, died on April 16, 2015 at home in Succasunna. She was born and raised at home in Netcong  for 82 years and lived in Taylors SC before moving to Succasunna last year. She was an EKG & EEG Technician at Greystone Hospital in Morris Plains for 20 years, worked at Dover General Hospital and for many local physicians for 39 years. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Netcong and the Double Springs Baptist Church in Taylors, SC, and was an avid reader.

She was predeceased by her first husband Alphonse Togno and by her second husband William Phoebus, sisters; Mary Smith and Rosemarie Beam, and brother Frank Lamanna. She is survived by her 4 children; Linda and Louis Marquardt of Succasunna, Paul and Mary Ellen Togno of Netcong, Kathryn and Ernest Ciardi of Taylors, SC and Tom Togno of Winston Salem, NC, brother James and Rosella Lamanna of Sun City, AZ, 7 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.

Private arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com). Donations may be made in her name to the charity of your choice. On behalf of her family we wish to express our sincere appreciation to the Compassionate Care Nurse Debra Dillon and her dedicated nurse’s aide Apostolia Mamos.

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