May 22, 2022

Richard L McIntee

Chester, NJ. Mr. Richard Lee McIntee, 81, died on May 22, 2022 at the Hackettstown Hospital surrounded by his family after a long illness. He was born in Hubbard, Ohio and lived there for many years before moving to Florida, and later to Chester. He served in the U S Army during the Vietnam Era.

 He is survived by his wife Carolyn V McIntee, of 56 years, and 3 daughters; Christine (and Shawn) McDonough of Long Valley, Colleen McIntee, and Kimberly McIntee of Succasunna, 5 grandchildren, 2 great granddaughters and sister Karen Morrison. He was predeceased by his parents; Thomas and Ruth McIntee, son Michael McIntee, 2 brothers; Tom and Jim, and grandson; Jesse McDonough.

 Arrangements are by the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at the Stanhope Union Cemetery, on Saturday, May 28th, at 11 am. Repast to follow immediately after.

 

May 22, 2022

Gerald E Stark

Roxbury Township, Mr. Gerald “Jerry” E Stark, Sr., 81, died on May 22, 2022 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. He was born in Dover and grew up in Roxbury Township. He later lived in Mt. Olive Township and eventually moved back to Roxbury Township to purchase his childhood home. He attended Roxbury High School and was Supervisor for the Morris County Bridge Department, retiring after 25 years. At that time, he was also the Superintendent for the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery. He was an avid all-around sportsman, loved boating, and gardening in his 50x50ft vegetable garden.

 He was predeceased by his son Thomas “Tommy” Stark in 1988 and by his sister Joan Cullen in 2021. He is survived by his wife Diana C (Bongiorno) Stark of 60 years, and by his son Jerry Stark, Jr. and daughter Cheryl Roslan. He also leaves his 3 grandchildren; Steven Raupp, Skylar Roslan, and Keira Roslan, brother Robert (and Kathy) Stark, brother-in-law Bill Cullen, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna,973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 4-8 pm. The Funeral Servicewill be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday at 10 am, followed by the interment at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

May 21, 2022

Roelie Gierveld

Mt. Olive Township, Mrs. Roelie Gierveld, 92, died on May 21, 2022 at Linden Village in Lebanon, PA. She was born in The Netherlands and moved to Flanders, NJ, in 1958. She, and her husband Gerrit, were the owners of Gierveld Refrigeration in Flanders for many years. She was a Deacon and active member of the Flanders Presbyterian Church and loved traveling with her husband in their motorhome across the United States.

She was predeceased by her husband Gerrit Gierveld in 2000, and is survived by her 3 children; Joanna D. (and Joseph) Butrymowicz of Blairstown, John H (and Donna) Gierveld of Myerstown, PA, and Diana (and Dave) Stierli of Port Morris. She also leaves her 6 grandchildren; Brian (and Crystal), Sean (and Elizabeth), Julie, Edward (and Amanda), Joe, Jr., and Linda, and 8 great grandchildren; Gerrit, Nathan, Connor, Lucas, Logan, Aaron, Maisie, and Emily .

The Funeral Service will be held at the Flanders Presbyterian  Church on Tuesday, May 24th, at 11 a.m.  Friends may visit at the Church from 10-11 am prior to the service. The interment will follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

May 19, 2022

Imaria Oliveira

Imaria Oliveira, 82, of Succasunna NJ, devoted and beloved mother, grandmother, and friend, passed away on May 19, 2022 at the Merry Heart Nursing Home.

She was born in Goa, India and immigrated to the United States in 1970 living in Bloomfield NJ for over 40 Years before moving to Ledgewood 11yearsago. She was a retired Loan Officer and Banker at PNC Bank and Wells Fargo Bank and did tax preparation with H & R Block in Nutley and Succasunna for over 25 years. She was a devout parishioner of St. Therese R C Church and loved talking and socializing with all her friends, as well as taking the Senior Group bus trips to the casino’s. Imaria will be remembered by her family and many friends for her friendly and kind nature.

She was predeceased by her husband Jose Oliveira 25 years ago, and is survived by her son Mark Oliveira and wife Anne of Succasunna, sister Elba Rodrigues, Granddaughter Nicole Pacicco and Stephen, Grandson Jason Oliveira and Asrit, Grandson Ryan Oliveira and Rebecca.

The Funeral Liturgy Mass will be held at St. Therese R.C. Church, Main Street, Succasunna on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. The interment will be private with family only. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna. 973-584-7264

In lieu of Flowers a Mass Card to a R C Church of your choice would be appreciated.

or a donation to either of the following organizations..

Project Lyme: https://projectlyme.org/donate/

Parkinson’s Foundation: https://www.parkinson.org/

May 15, 2022

Robert P Sulpy

Roxbury Township, Mr. Robert P. Sulpy, 67, died on May 15th, 2022 at his home in Succasunna. Bob was born in Orange, NJ and grew up in Hazlet, NJ before moving to Succasunna in 1990.

He earned his Masters Degree in physics from University of Pennsylvania.

He was a retired software engineer at B.A.E. Systems in Wayne, well respected by his peers, and enjoyed his retirement studying philosophy and history.

He was the son of the late Robert and Velma Sulpy, and is survived by his brother, Doug Sulpy of Albrightsville, PA as well as his nieces, Virginia Agreste of Moyock, NC and Alessandra Sulpy of Winona, MN.

Private arrangements are by the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) A memorial service will be held at a later date, with his burial at the Restland Memorial Park Cemetery in East Hanover.

Chester Township, Shirley K Carroll-Dencker, 92, died peacefully on May 15, 2022 at the VNA Hospice Center in Dover. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and grew up in Roxbury Township. She was a 1947 graduate of Roxbury High School and for many years was a School Board Administrator in East Hanover. She was a very active member and Elder of the U P C Church in Flanders.

 She was predeceased by her first husband Frank R Carroll, Sr. in 1977 and by her son Frank R Carroll, Jr. in 2010. She is survived by her husband Robert H Dencker, daughter Patricia A Carroll, and son Kelly S Sr. (and Maryann) Carroll, and step-son Stuart (and Patricia) Dencker. She also leaves her 9 grandchildren; Heather (and Mitch) Kelmer Maurer, Stephen J. Jr. (and Brielle) Kelmer, Kelly S Carroll, Jr., Andrew M Carroll, Jessica M Carroll, Jennifer Smith, Robert (and Sara) Smith, Shane Dencker, Brian Dencker (and Jennifer) and Jeffrey Guaritay (and Taylor), 6 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

 Friends may visit at the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, May 20th, from 2-4&6-8 pm. A memorial service will be held at a later date, with her burial at the Somerset Hills Memorial Park Cemetery in Basking Ridge, NJ

May 08, 2022

Diane L Sellitto

Mine Hill, NJ.  Mrs. Diane L. Sellitto, 67, died on May 8, 2022 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Denville surrounded by family. She fought a courageous battle against multiple illnesses. She was born in Newark and a lifelong resident of Mine Hill. For more than 30 years she worked as an office manager and bookkeeper for the Peace Medical Supply Company in Orange, NJ.

She was involved with the Mine Hill P.T.A. and an avid bowler. She loved cooking and spending time with her grandsons and many pets.

She is survived by her husband Bob Sellitto, Jr of 47 years, her son Rob III (and his wife Robin) Sellitto of Roxbury Township, grandsons; Matthew and Nicholas, and brother Robert (and Louise) Watkins of FL.

Private arrangements are by the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) A memorial service will be held at a later date.

April 30, 2022

John W Murphy

John W. Murphy, 59, of Mine Hill, NJ passed away on April 30, 2022 at Morristown Hospital. John was in born in Morristown, NJ on August 12, 1962. He was predeceased by his loving parents, John & Nuala Murphy who passed in 2022 and 2010, respectively. John’s calling card was laughter.  He brought smiles and laughter to all he met and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

John loved fishing, the Giants, hanging with his friends and riding his motorcycle.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Dover.  He worked for many years as a New York City carpenter with Locals 608 and 157.

He is survived by his loving wife, Suzanne and daughter Nicole.  He is also survived by his siblings Maureen Murphy Quinn (Tom), Una Cassidy (Sean), Anne Israel (Bob), Terence and Brian (Kelly), in-laws Mary Flynn (Tom), Jeannie Cronister, Thomas Bolan (Joanna) and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral liturgy Mass will be held at St. Therese R.C. Church, Main Street, Succasunna on Thursday, May 5th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.  The wake will be at Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna on Wednesday, May 4th from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m.

April 24, 2022

Maureen K McDonough

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Maureen Kathleen McDonough, 79, died on April 24, 2022, at the Morristown Medical Center. She was born and raised in Jersey City and lived in Rockaway where she raised her 4 children, before moving to Florida, and then settling down in Succasunna NJ, where she lived for 15 years. She was an active broker/realtor, who was licensed in both Florida and New Jersey, and she most recently worked for the Weichert in Randolph.

She was predeceased by her parents Frank and Rita Columbo, her sister Patricia Campisano, her brother Frank Campisano, and her grandson Jesse. She is survived by her 4 children; Patricia “Patti” Roberts of Succasunna, Justin McDonough III of Flemington, Brian (and April) McDonough of Hopatcong, and Shawn (and Christine) McDonough of Long Valley. She also leaves her 11 grandchildren; Ashlee, Tyler, Matthew, James, Gabby, Rachel, Abi, Paige, Justin, Cara, and Kaylee, her 4 great-grandchildren; Pierce, Marshall, Austin, and Noelle, and sister Judy Columbo.

Maureen was a devoted mother and grandmother, cherished by many friends and relatives. She loved to travel and she made a positive impact on all of the people she met along the way. Her passion was her work, her home, and most of all, her family.

Friends and relatives may visit at the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, April 29, 2022 from 3 – 7 pm, with the Funeral Service at 6 pm. The interment will be held on Monday, May 2nd, at 10 am at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

April 19, 2022

Bertha Salvesen

Roxbury Township, Bertha Salvesen, of Succasunna, went home to  be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 after a short illness. She was 100. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 4, 1922 to Hans and Serine Sorensen. At the age of 5, after the death of her mother, she and her brother Thomas, now deceased, lived in Norway with relatives for 5 years, returning to the USA after the marriage of their father to Margit Johansen as they then had a mother to care for them. After High School she went to a business school and became a secretary to a financial advisor. During WW II she married Sverre Salvesen, lived in North Carolina during his Army training and had the blessing of his safe return from occupied Japan when the War was over. In 1951 they moved to Succasunna, built their own home, and took part in the building of Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church where they were active members for the rest of their lives.

Bertha had the joy of sharing 65 years together with Sverre before his death in 2008. Survivors include her daughter Judith Hjembo of Succasunna, her son Warren and wife Andrea of Flanders, 4 grandchildren; Beth and husband David Droney, Matthew and his wife Kyleen Hjembo, Lindsey and husband William Wensley, Emily and husband Stephen Geiger, and six great grandchildren; Samuel, Nathan, Elise, Sierra, Haakon, and Karianne.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church, Succasunna, on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022, at 3 pm. The private burial will be at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester.

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

 

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