December 16, 2017

Jack L McGrath

Roxbury Township, Mr. John Lawrence “Jack” McGrath, Jr., 81, died on December 16, 2017 at home. He was born in West New York, NJ and lived in Livingston before moving to Succasunna 48 years ago. He earned his MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and also served in the U S Navy Reserves. In 1980 he became the founder and President of EXMART International in Mountain Lakes, before retiring in 2001. He was a member of St. Therese R C Church, the Knights of Columbus, was an Eagle Scout, and attended Boys State. He was very proud of his Irish heritage and his blue eyes.

He was predeceased by his wife Carol A McGrath in 1997, and is survived by his 4 children; Jack L McGrath, III of Hewitt, Linda McGrath (and Jim Linnehan) of Pennington, Laura Roberts of Pennington, and Kevin (and Kristine) McGrath of Oxford. He also leaves his 12 grandchildren; Gavin, Nicole, Kyle, Kevin, Brian, Thomas, Daniel, Bridget, Sean, Erin, Kate, and Gibson, and a sister Carolyn Corso of Bucks County, PA.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 am. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, 10 am at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, with the interment to follow at the George Washington Memorial Cemetery in Paramus.

December 13, 2017

Gordon Clyde Haggerty

Roxbury Township, Mr. Gordon Clyde Haggerty, 87, died on December 13, 2017 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. He was born in Succasunna, at home on Main Street, and was a life long resident of Roxbury Township. He was a 1949 Graduate of Roxbury High School in the Roosevelt School. He then served in the U S Air Force during the Korean War from 1950-1955, stationed in England, where he met his wife Violet. He then worked for Western Union as a communications Specialist for 29 years. He then worked at Picatinny Arsenal as an Electronics Technician until his retirement in 1995. He was an active Life Member of the Succasunna United Methodist Church, and the American Legion in Newton. He was an avid golfer andloved vegetablegardening.

He is survived by his wife Violet M (Thompson) Haggerty of almost 64 years, 3 sons; Dennis (and Sherry) Haggerty of Fredon Township, Steven (and Bonnie) Haggerty of Frelinghuysen Township, and Michael (and Linda) Haggerty of Blairstown. He also 6 grandchildren; Jason (and Julie) Haggerty, Tiffany (and Damien) White, Holley Haggerty, Steven, Jr. Haggerty, Diana Haggerty, and Gionna Rossi, and 2 great grandsons; Brody & Mason White, and 2 sisters; Lois Cooper of Raleigh, N C, and Patricia Clark of Succasunna. He was predeceased by his brother and 4 sisters; Elizabeth Haggerty, Wesley “Nip” Haggerty, Helen Cooper, Myrtle Burd, and Iva Sweeney.

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

December 12, 2017

Edward Loesch

Roxbury Township, Mr. Edward Loesch, 88, died on December 12, 2017 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. He was born in Brooklyn, NY and lived in Ottawa, Illinois, before moving to Succasunna, 38 years ago. He served in the U S Navy following WWII and became the Global Corporate V P of Purchasing for Nabisco in East Hanover. He earned his BA in Business from Baruch College and was a very active member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, and the Nabisco Alumni Association.

He is survived by his wife Constance “Connie” Loesch of 62 years, his sons; Michael (Mickey) of Succasunna and Roger Loesch (and Paris) of Charlotte, North Carolina and their grandchildren Roger Edward, Jr., Carter Christian and Julia Helene.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 3 – 6 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Monday, 10 am at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, with the interment to follow at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery in Wharton.

 

December 12, 2017

Arline Darling

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Arline Darling, 77, died on December 12, 2017 at her home. She was born and raised in Nutley and was now living is Succasunna, for many years. She was a retired bookkeeper for the Glendale Florist in Morristown.

She was predeceased by her husband William Darling in 1972 and is survived by her 3 sons; William Darling, Jr of Budd Lake, Craig Darling of Succasunna, and David (and Danielle) Darling of Effort, PA, and her 4 grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, 12 noon at the Hollywood Memorial Cemetery in Union. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

December 06, 2017

Helen B Mundy

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Helen B Mundy, 88, died at the Merry Heart Nursing Home with her family by her side. She was born in Meriden, CT and lived in Ironia for many years before moving to Succasunna 10 years ago. She was a retired Executive Secretary for Transistor Devices in Cedar Knolls.

She was predeceased by her husband Armond Mundy in 1994, and is survived by her 2 daughters; Karen Savarese of Denville and, Susan (and Joseph) Ferretti of Succasunna. She also leaves her brother Steve Belchou of Fairlawn, 6 grandchildren; Philip Ferretti, Daniel Iberer, April Savarese, Chris Ferretti, Lauren Ferretti, and Nicole Ferretti, and 5 great grandchildren; Cody, Madison, Emily, Savannah, and Chase.

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

November 29, 2017

Lillian M Trimmer

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Lillian M Trimmer, 83, died on November 29, 2017 at her home. She was born in Dover and grew up in Richard Mine, part of Wharton, and was one of 13 children. She moved to Roxbury Township 62 years ago. She loved sewing and gardening.

She is survived by her 3 children; Mary Lou (and David) Tarantino of Landing, Sandra Lou Trimmer of Succasunna, and John C Trimmer of Hackettstown. She also leaves her 3 brothers; Robert E Malson, Sr, Joseph Malson, and Alfred D Malson, 2 sisters; Clara Jean Loren, and Mary Campbell, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 9th, 2017, 11 am, at the Calvary Bible Chapel, 76 Main Street, Flanders, NJ.

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

 

November 28, 2017

Lilla Ruth Brinkerhoff Redmond

Mt. Arlington, Mrs. Lilla Ruth Brinkerhoff Redmond, 85, died on November 28, 2017 at home. She was a resident of Mount Arlington. She was born and raised in Passaic, NJ. She was a graduate of California State University, Northridge, and was an artist, poet, Reiki Master and Shamanic Practioner. She was active in Young At Heart, Seasons Glen,and member of the Mount Arlington Seniors and St. Clare’s Hospital cardiac group.

She is survived by her son Michael Redmond of Seguin, Texas, grandchildren; Kimberly Redmond, Kelly Redmond, Kristin LaPrise, Austin Redmond of Texas, and Michael Muccione of Succasunna, NJ, great grandchildren; Emily Redmond, Mackenzi Redmond, Zander, Justice and Bella LaPrise, and Jacob, and step mother Ruth Messineo, and brother in law James Meegan. She was predeceased by her daughter Patricia Muccione, sister Patricia Meegan, and brother James Messineo.

Family and Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 8 pm, by Julie Groth of Ravens Drum, at the Funeral Home. Donations may be made in her name to your local chapter of the ASPCA or to St. Joseph’s Indian School, 1301 North Main Street, Chamberlain, SD 57325

November 22, 2017

Dr. Michael L Barnett

Princeton, NJ   Dr. Michael L Barnett, 74, died on November 22, 2017 at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center in New Brunswick. Among his many accomplishments he was a Clinical Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

The Graveside Service will be held on Sunday, 1 pm, at the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Glendale (Queens) New York. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com)

November 22, 2017

Dr. Belen A Manuel

Hackettstown, NJ   Dr. Belen A Manuel, 75, died on November 22, 2017 at the Morristown Medical Center. She was born in Echague, Isabela, Philippines and came to the United States in 2011. She lived in NJ, TX, and PA with her children when she was not in The Philippines. She was retired College Professor at the Isabela State University in Echague, Isabela.

She was predeceased by her husband Jaime Manuel, Sr in 2014. She is survived by her 3 children; Jaime (and Brenda) Manuel Jr. of Sugar Land, TX, Jaibelle (and Raanan) Levy of Easton, PA, and Jonathan (and Maitanya) Manuel of Hackettstown. She also leaves her 2 sisters and brother; Ruby Ramos, Olivia Karganilla, and Aniceto Aquino, Jr, all of the Philippines, and 7 grandchildren; Jada Angeline Manuel, Jay Brandon Manuel, Jewel Ashley Levy, Aaron Jay Levy, Troy Mendel Levy, Jana Thea Manuel, and Jericho Manuel.

Family and Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday from 4-8 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at 6 pm at the Funeral Home. Her final resting place will be in the Philippines next to her loving husband.

 

 

November 22, 2017

Lois Eileen Fenske

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Lois Eileen Fenske, 82, died on November 22, 2017 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. She was born in East Pittsburgh, PA and lived in Livingston before moving to Roxbury Twp. New Jersey 60 years ago. She was a retired secretary for the Mt. Olive Police Department in Budd Lake, and previously was a school bus driver for the Roxbury Township Board of Education. She was a member of the Ever Young Senior Citizens Club, the Women’s Auxiliary of the Kenvil VFW, and member of the Red Hat Ladies Club.

She is survived by her husband George Edward Fenske of 63 years, son Michael R (and Barbara) Fenske and daughter Catherine L (and Thomas) Lowe, both of Succasunna. She was predeceased by her son Thomas G Fenske last year. She also leaves her sister Shirley (and Walter) Knych of Arizona, 8 grandchildren; Thomas A Fenske, Matthew G Fenske, Gabriel G Fenske, Shawntee Worth, Lauren N Fenske, Kellie C (and Vincent) Notte, Robert M Fenske, and Timothy P Lowe, and a great granddaughter Nora F. Notte.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 4 – 8 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Monday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery. Donations may be made in her name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at StJude.org

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