November 03, 2016

Herman “Hank” Wurster

Roxbury Township, Mr. Herman “Hank” F Wurster, 91, died on November 3, 2016 at Merry Heart Nursing Home. He was born and raised in Newark and lived in Landing for the past 60 years. He was a retired District Manager for the Bell Telephone Company in Newark where he worked for 47 years. He was a Past Grand Master and 68 year member of the Kane Lodge F & A F in Morristown and, the West Side United Methodist Church in Hopatcong. He also served as a past president and member for 15 years, of the Roxbury Board of Education, and served on The Planning Board and Zoning Board, and was a recipient of the James Sprow Award.

He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth Wurster in 2014, and is survived by his 4 children; John (and Ellen) Wurster of Philadelphia, Robbyn (and Paul) Meringolo of Meyersville, Walter Wurster of Mt. Arlington, and Mariann (and Richard) Bizzari of Flanders, 6 grandchildren; Caroline, Jessica, Emily, Anne, Chris, and Tyler, a great grandson Luke, a niece and nephew Judy and Chris, and 3 great nephews; Matthew, Adam, and John.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Sunday from 4 – 8 pm, and on Monday from 9 – 10 am. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday 11 am at the Restland Memorial Park Cemetery in East Hanover. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Autism Speaks, 1060 State Road, 2nd Floor,Princeton, NJ 08540

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