October 20, 2017

Lee Anderson

Leland Russell Anderson “Lee” “62”, age 74, passed away on Friday, October 20, 2017 at the VA Hospital in Lyons, after a long illness. He was born May 6,1943 in Morristown, NJ. He was a lifetime resident of Succasunna. He was a proud graduate of Roxbury High School in 1962 and on most of the class reunion committees. He played football and was the heavy weight wrestler. Lee was a proud member of the 1962 Jersey Hills Conference Champion Wrestling Team at Roxbury coached by Richard Mirshak. He was in the U S Navy from 1963-1967 with 2 years in Japan. Lee had a big heart and could always make you laugh.

He worked for Aircraft Carrier in Boonton and Domb Lighting in Morristown before joining his father, C. Walter Anderson and Son Electrical Contractors. He was a licensed electrician for many years and continued the business till he retired. He was a life long member of the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna and belonged to the Roxbury Forever Young Senior Citizens, the American Legion, the NRA and the Salmon Family Association.

He was predeceased by his parents, C. Walter and Dorothy (Chamberlain) Anderson. He is survived by his longtime girlfriend, Debbie Setters, of Ledgewood. He is survived by his brother Wayne (Joyce) in Tucson, Az., sisters Elaine Bearley in Shavertown, Pa. and Sue Anderson in Succasunna and his former sister-in-law Linda Anderson in Piscataway, NJ. He leaves his nieces and nephews: Janice (Fred) Fantuzzi in Saylorsburg, Pa; Joy Bearley in Harrisburg, Pa.; Lori (Keith) Wighard in Green Brook, NJ; Scott (Amijo) Bearley in Oxford, Pa. and Brian (Tara) Anderson in Hillsborough, NJ; his great nephews and nieces: Joey and Nick Fantuzzi, Abby, Katie and Lia Wighard, Chase and Blake Bearley and Natalie and Emma Anderson. And many cousins and friends.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876 at 973 584-7264 on Tuesday, October 24th from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. The funeral will be on Wednesday, October 25th at 11:00 am at the First Presbyterian Church, 99 Main St., Succasunna with Interment following at the church cemetery. A Repass will then be held in the Church Hall.

Donations may be made in memory of Lee to The American Legion or First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna.


October 19, 2017

Ruth Marie Corbishley

Rockaway Township,   Mrs. Ruth Marie Corbishley, 95, died on October 19, 2017 at the Kindred Care Center in St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. She was born and raised in Trenton and lived in Rockaway most of her life. She was a bookkeeper for R P Smith in Succasunna and, member of St. Clement’s R C Church in Rockaway. She enjoyed crocheting afghans, travel, bingo, and square dancing. She was also a member of the Roxbury Seniors Club.

 She was predeceased by her husband Charles A Corbishley in 1975, and is survived by her 4 children; Sally (and Vincent) Masone of Sparta, Sue (and Frank) Shea of Kenvil, Mary (and John) Berni of AZ, and Jack (and Dolores) Corbishley of Stanhope. She leaves her 4 grandchildren; Megan Shea, Scott (and Chrissy) Shea, Lauren Corbishley, and Erica Corbishley, and 2 great grandchildren; Jordan Lato and Jack Taylor, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday from 11 am – 1  pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, 11 am at St. Clement’s R C Church in Rockaway. The interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Trenton. Donations may be made in her name to St. Clement’s R C Church or to the charity of your choice.


October 19, 2017

Elizabeth Ann Panula

West Milford Twp,   Elizabeth Ann Panula, 46, died on October 19, 2017. She was born in the Bronx, NY and grew up in Succasunna. She was a 1989 graduate of Mt. St. John Academy in Peapack and then earned her BSN from University of Scranton in 1993. She was a registered nurse at St. Clare’s Hospital in Denville. She also loved fishing and traveling in her R V.

She is survived by her parents Gwendolyn Burrows Panula and George Panula of Succasunna. She also leaves her sisters: Kathleen (and Ronald) Hockey of Albuquerque, NM and Gwendolyn Ann (and Lee) Miller of Ledgewood; 3 nephews and 1 niece: Andrew and Peter Hockey; Kristin and Dillon Miller; and Colleen Martin, long time friend of 14 years.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday from 6 – 9 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Thursday, 10 am at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna.


October 15, 2017

Johanne Mosvold Glastad

Heath, Texas     Mrs. Johanne Mosvold Glastad died on October 15, 2017 in Rockwall, Texas, She was born to Anna and Jakob Nilsen on June 3, 1919. She was the youngest of four children.

During WW2, she remembered the German occupation in Norway and told us she was rude to the soldiers in Farsund, but her mom said she needed to be kind to them and often even gave them something to drink and eat.

As an adult Johanne and her best friend, Ruth, had a millinery store in Farsund, making one of a kind hats.  During that time hats were an important fashion accessory.  They also stitched embroidery which they sold.

Johanne fell in love with a young man who was a traveling Evangelist, Hilberg Meberg.  After only 2 years of marriage, he died from kidney failure.  In 1952, a year after the death of her husband, a cousin sent her to visit her sister who lived in Staten Island, NY. She spoke no English but learned from her sister’s family enough to get by.  Eventually she moved to Brooklyn, took night courses in English, and worked in the Norwegian Christian Home for the Aged. Returning to Norway for a year, she was introduced to Bruce Glastad, a 9 year old son of Karl Glastad, a widower, who loved her dearly and asked her to marry his dad.  Fast forward, Johanne and Karl Glastad were married on December 29, 1958.  Their first date was to a Billy Graham Rally. She became a mother instantly to Joyce and Bruce, her new husband’s children.  They had a son, Karl Andrew, who became the joy of all our lives. We now, were a complete family.  Johanne  and Karl often said to each other how lucky they were to fall in love the second time and would share this with many friends and family.

Johanne loved her Lord and Savior, and loved being in the House of the Lord.  She loved her family.  She was an amazing cook and home maker, spoiling everyone with their favorite foods.  Her table settings and food presentation could have been in Better Homes and Gardens. Her handwork was beautiful. She could put a positive spin on unique situations.

Johanne is  predecessed by Karl (husband), Karl Andrew (son), and Bruce (son).  She is survived by Joyce (daughter) and Allison (daughter-in-law); Grandchildren:  Mark, Sonja, Andrew, Karl Michael, Kristin, Jacob and Luke; Great grandchildren:  Jacob, Danielle, Katelyn, Sivert and Sibylla.

We are so thankful to God for the gift of her life which He gave to our family.  See you in Heaven, Mom.  You are now safe in the arms of Jesus for all eternity!

The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, 10:30 am at the Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church, with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com)

October 12, 2017

Rev. Fr. Robert Hooper

Roxbury Township, Reverend Robert K. Hooper entered peacefully into eternal rest on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

A native of Boonton, New Jersey, Father Hooper earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Classical Languages, as well as a Masters Degree of Divinity from The Catholic University of America, Washington DC. In addition, Fr. Hooper attended Rutgers University and passed the bar exam in 1978.

Father Hooper was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on May 2, 1970. For forty-seven years he faithfully served the People of God at Pope Paul VI High School, Clifton, New Jersey; Saint Clare Church, Clifton; Saint Paul Church, Clifton; and Saint Therese Church, Succasunna, New Jersey.

He is predeceased by his parents Robert and Margaret.

Visitation for Father Hooper will be held at Saint Therese Roman Catholic Church, 151 Main Street, Succasunna, on Monday, October 16, 2017, from 3:00-7:00pm. Evening prayer will be offered at 7:00pm, following visitation. The mass of Resurrection will occur on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 10:00am. Interternment will be private.

Arrangements are with Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, New Jersey (973.584.7264). For additional information, please see http://davishepplewhitefh.com.

October 09, 2017

Sarah T Johnston

Kearny / Roxbury Township, On October 9, 2017 Sarah Agnes Lynn Thomson Johnston, 84 was called home, with her loving family at her side. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was born and raised in Kearny, NJ, wife of the late David H. Johnston. Sarah was the daughter of the late Sarah and Hugh Thomson and sister of the late Mary T. Berding. She was the cherished mother of Janice and Brian Lawrey of Green Township, NJ with whom she resided for the past eighteen years, Kenneth and Michele Johnston of Mine Hill, NJ and David and Susan Johnston of Kenvil, NJ. She was a devoted grandmother to Brian and Michele Lawrey, Kaitlyn and Tyler Johnston, and Hana and Joshua Johnston. She was a graduate of Kearny High School, and raised her family in Roxbury Township. Sarah later moved to Rockaway. Sarah decided it was time to go back to school, and as a “sixty-something” earned her Associates Degree with Honors from County College of Morris.

Sarah loved reading and crafts, watching tennis, was an avid NY Giants and Elvis fan. Her favorite thing was spending time with her family. Sarah will be sadly missed by her family and friends especially her faithful friend Kathy Grom. Relatives and friends may call on Thursday evening, October 12th from 5 – 9 pm at the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home at 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday 10 am at the Succasunna Presbyterian Church, 99 Main Street, Succasunna, followed by the interment at the Church Cemetery. Donations can be made in Sarah’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

September 25, 2017

Robert L Fox

Roxbury Township, Mr. Robert Louis Fox, 72, died peacefully on September 25, 2017 at the Hackensack Medical Center after a long battle with Lymphoma. He was born and raised in Buffalo, NY and moved to Succasunna 33 years ago. He was a retired Logistics Manager for Lucent Technologies in Morristown. He then became very active volunteer as an I R S Certified Tax Aide for the A A R P in Morris County, spending many volunteer hours at the Roxbury Township Public Library. He was an avid Yankees and Buffalo Bills fan, and enjoyed traveling. He was always there for family and friends, be it with his vast knowledge regarding just about anything, his grounding advice, or just a good laugh.

He is survived by his wife Kathleen Fox of 52 years, and his 3 children; Jennifer (and Ed Mower) Fox of Hopatcong, Christopher (and Jamie) Fox of Estero, FL, and Amy (and Al) Ward of Stanhope. He also leaves his sister Susanne Munn of Buffalo, NY and 7 grandchildren; Ryan, Kelsey, Jack, Nicholas, Sophie, Becca, and Cooper. He was predeceased by his brother Dennis Fox.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday from 10 – 12 noon, with a Prayer Service at 12 noon. Donations may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org


September 19, 2017

Anthony J Signorelli

Anthony Joseph Signorelli

February 21, 1948 – September 19, 2017

Anthony Joseph Signorelli was born into eternal life, surrounded by family, on September 19, 2017 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Anthony was born in Bronx, NY on February 21, 1948 to Louise and Emilio Signorelli. He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 48 years, Dolores Signorelli, his sister Barbara Signorelli, his children Laurie Ann Thompson and Michael Anthony Signorelli, their spouses Craig Thompson and Allison Signorelli, his four adoring grandchildren Brendan and Annie Thompson and Ava and Bobby Signorelli, as well as many extended family members.

A truly brilliant and deeply faithful man, Anthony proudly attended New York City public schools before graduating from Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry in 1969. While attending Manhattan College he was an undergraduate research associate at New York University. Anthony attended graduate school at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN where he received a PhD in physical chemistry with a dissertation on X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Studies of Rare Earth and Iron Porphyrin Compounds.

Anthony and Dolores moved to New Jersey in 1974 where he began a career at Honeywell International, which lasted 31 years, serving in various positions. After retiring, Anthony joined the faculty of the Science Department at Pope John XXIII High School, in Sparta, New Jersey where he happily taught until 2016. A crowning achievement during his tenure was securing a donation of a scanning electron microscope that will help generations of students find the love of science he held deeply.

Anthony was ordained a Deacon in the Roman Catholic Church on May 8, 1993. During his almost 25 years as a Deacon at St. Therese Church in Succasunna, NJ, Anthony ministered to the faithful and those in need. He was a beloved figure in the church, regularly serving mass, witnessing many life events including joyfully baptizing all four of his grandchildren, and providing leadership, teaching and comfort to the parish.

Anthony led a faithful life of love and compassion and was a light in the community. He was beloved by many but none more than his great love, Dolores. Childhood sweethearts, Anthony and Dolores met as teenagers in the Bronx and began a life-long journey of mutual adoration. They shared a passion for travel, good food, great wine, music, and most importantly, their family. Their love will endure until they are reunited in the life everlasting.

A vigil service (wake) will be held on Friday, September 22nd from 4 to 7 pm at St. Therese Roman Catholic Church, 151 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 07876, immediately followed by a Prayer Service at 7 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 23rd, also at St. Therese Church. A private family burial will follow in Northern Virginia where Anthony’s children and grandchildren reside. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation in Anthony’s memory to Pope John XXIII Regional High School at www.popejohn.org/donate or to St. Therese School  – Angel Tuition Fund.

September 19, 2017

Neal W Arnold

Roxbury Township, Mr. Neal William Arnold, 92, died on September 19, 2017 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and moved to Roxbury Township 51 years ago. He served in the U S Army Air Corps during WW II and later worked as a visual aides operator for Honeywell International in Morristown. He was a life member of the Holy Wisdom Byzantine Church in Flanders, and an avid gardener who enjoyed painting.

He is survived by his wife Mary (Korchak) Arnold of 72 years, and by his 2 children; Christine Burns of Clementon, and William (and Rebecca) Arnold of Milford, PA. He also leaves his 2 grandchildren; Matthew and Daniel Arnold, and 2 step-grandchildren; Samantha Roa and Caitlin Roa, all of Milford, PA. He was predeceased by his brothers Elliott, Richard and Roy and his sister Olive.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264    (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 2 – 4 pm. The Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 10 am at the Holy Wisdom Byzantine Church in Flanders, with the interment to follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

September 06, 2017

Edna F Zincio

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Edna F Zincio, 91, died on September 6, 2017 at the Gardens for Memory Care Center in Easton, PA. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and lived most of her life in Succasunna before moving to Easton. She was a homemaker and member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna.

She was predeceased by her husband John A Zincio, of 60 years, in 2008, and is survived by her 4 daughters; Peggy (and Rick) Giles, Cassie Zincio, Carolyn (and AL) Cuda, and Sharon (and John) Walters, 6 grandchildren; Andrew, Erika, Cassie, Amy, Dorothy, and Emily.  She also leaves 11 great grandchildren:  Mia Katherine, Little Bobby, Angelo, Cooper, Charlotte,Violet, Cora, Graham, Lila, Cameron, and Samantha.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 2 – 5 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 the Brig. General Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Arneytown.

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