October 03, 2018

George Burylo

Roxbury Township, Mr. George Burylo, 68, died on October 3, 2018 at his home after 20+ year battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was born and raised in Newark and later moved to Livingston. He came to Succasunna 32 years ago. He earned his BS from NJIT and became a Civil Engineer for the Jacob’s Engineering and Consulting Company in Morristown. He collected coins and currency and was an avid electronics enthusiast of audio and video. He also loved to travel, especially to Hawaii.

He is survived by his wife Eugenia (Jean) Burylo of 33 years, by his sister and brother and thirteen nieces and nephews.

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

September 20, 2018

Louise Affleck (Camack)

Roxbury Township _ Mrs. Louise Affleck (Camack), 94, died on September 20, 2018, at the Merry Heart Assisted Living Center, from complications caused by Alzheimer’s disease. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and graduated from Avila College. She lived in Syracuse for nearly 50 years before moving to Succasunna four years ago. She was a homemaker and parishioner at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Camillus, N.Y., and a longtime volunteer at Unity Kitchen and public television station WCNY, both in Syracuse.

She was predeceased by her first husband of 47 years, John H. Affleck III, her second husband, Charles Camack, and daughter, Anne Affleck. She is survived by: four children; seven grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

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


September 18, 2018

Sarah Morin Bennett

Roxbury Township, Sarah Morin Bennett, 35, died on September 18, 2018 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. She was born in York, PA and grew up in Sparta. She lived in Flanders before moving to Kenvil 9 years ago, and loved spending time in Ogunquit, Maine. She was a Social Worker for the Department of Children Protection and Permanency in Newton. She earned her BS in Psychology from Centenary College. She was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Succasunna and founder of the Cholangiocarcinoma Warriors Support group.

She is survived by her husband Michael M Bennett, Jr. of 9 years, son Austin Michael Bennett, parents; Linda and David Fleischer of Sparta, brother Nathan N (and Meagan) Fleischer of Edgewater, MD,  her mother and father-in-law; Dawn Bennett of Roxbury Township and Michael Sr. of Indian Lake, NY, and sister-in-law Ashley (and Paul) Procacci of Matthews, NC.

Friends may visit at Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street Succasunna, 973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, 10 am at the First Presbyterian Church, with the Internment to follow at the Church Cemetery. Donations may be made to; Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, 5526 West 13400 South, #510, Herriman, UT 84096, The little Achievements Child Care, 290 Mt. Arlington Blvd., Landing, NJ 07850, or to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 350 S. Sparta Avenue, Sparta, NJ 07871.

September 11, 2018

Barbara K Bromirski

Roxbury Township, Barbara Kingston Bromirski, Loving Wife, Mother, and Grandmother

Barbara Kingston Bromirski, 76, a 49 year resident of Succasunna, NJ passed away on September 11, 2018. She was the wife of Ronald Bromirski. They were married 51 years. Barbara was born in Queens, NY on September 25, 1941 the daughter of the late Anna Poos & William Kingston. Barbara grew up in Rutherford, NJ, graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1958. She also graduated from Morris County College, achieving high honors in Computer Technology.

Barbara was a life long art enthusiast, being the designer of the Roxbury Township flag, participating in many art & craft clubs and events, selling her hand painted plaques, designing signage, and decorating. She belonged to the Roxbury Woman’s Club, the Art Association in Roxbury, The Red Hat Society, and the Ever Young Seniors of Roxbury. In her early years she worked at the Bendix Corporation in Teterboro and later on worked in the AT&T Executive Human Resources in Bedminster, retiring in 1998.

She was predeceased by her parents and her sister Mary Kinston, also an artist. Barbara is survived by her brother William Kingston in California, by her husband Ronald and their daughter Susan Bromirski and husband Michael Gorton and son William Bromirski and wife Diane, also survived by her grandsons; Nicholas and Christopher Bromirski and many nephews, nieces and friends.

The visitation and celebration of Barbara’s life will be held Thursday, September 13th, from 4 – 8 pm at Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street Succasunna, 973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com) The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, 10 am at the Funeral Home, with the Internment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Chester NJ.


September 09, 2018

Odd Ribe

Roxbury Township,   Mr. Odd Ribe, 89, died on September 9, 2018, at the Morristown Medical Center. He was born in Fevik, Norway and came to the United States in the mid 50’s to Succasunna. He was a member of the Dock Builders Union in New York City for many years before his retirement in 1990. He was a member of the Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church in Succasunna and the Ever-Young Senior Citizens Club. As a young man, he traveled the world with the Norwegian Merchant Marines. 

 He is survived by his wife Gudrun Ribe, of 62 years, 3 sons: Floyd (and Nancy) Ribe of Succasunna, Gary (and Jan) Ribe of Succasunna and Kenneth (and Kathy) Ribe of Landing, daughter in law Joanne Ribe of Hamburg, 11 grandchildren: Kelly, Roy, Gary, Christopher, Steven, Rebecca, Katie, Lindsay, Kristin, Ashleigh, and Kyra, and 3 great-grandchildren: Benjamin, Graham and Madeline, and 2 brothers and a sister in Norway: Arne Johan Ribe, Tore Ribe, Åse Marie Sveinungsen. He was preceded by his son Roy, in 1999.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ  973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Wednesday, from 6 – 8 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

September 05, 2018

Irene Stephens

Mt. Arlington, Mrs. Irene Stephens, 98, died on September 5, 2018 at the Mount Arlington Senior Living Center, which she called “home”, and where she made many friends. She was born in New York City and lived most of her life in New Jersey, particularly Elizabeth, before moving to Mt. Arlington.  She was a retired Assistant Branch Manager at the Howard Savings Bank in Union, NJ. She was a member of St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church in Succasunna, NJ.

 She was predeceased by her husband Hernaldo Luciano  in 1988, and by her second husband Sheldon Stephens in 2005. She is survived by her daughter Diana (and Ronald) DeBlock of Stanhope, and 3 sons; Richard (and Angela) Luciano, Rodrigo (and Jean) Luciano, and Ralph Luciano, and her 11 grandchildren: Ronald Jr., Andrew, Roger, Michelle, Richard , Rodrigo, Adrianna, Marcus, Robert, Virginia, and Jack.  She is also survived by her 8 great-grandchildren: Jonathan, Michelle, Patrick, Daniel, Jakob, Samuel, Aubree, and Emma.

Irene was a fiercely independent, strong woman who loved her family, gardening, and cats.  Her family will especially miss her comical quips!

 A Memorial Service and Inurnment will be held at a later date at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, in Succasunna. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ  973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com)

August 31, 2018

James “Jim” Drumm

Clermont, FL    James (Jim) Drumm, 65 passed away on August 31st 2018 in Clermont, Florida after a short illness. Jim was born September 19th 1952 in Orange NJ, and grew up in Short Hills NJ, moving from East Hanover NJ to Clermont Fl. in 2011. Jim s survived by his Beloved Wife Gerri Overman,  Sister Barbara (Owen) McClusky of Plainsboro, NJ. Niece Maura (Eladio) Gonzalez of Belle Mead NJ, great nieces Catherine & Clare, Nephew Neal (Julia) McClusky of Alexandria VA, great niece Iona and great nephew Nathaniel, Gerri’s daughter Kristy (Graham) Bryce and Step grandsons Charlie and Henry, Gerri’s son Brian (Amy) Amy Overman and step granddaughters Emily and Abbigail. Jim is predeceased by his parents Edward and Agnes Drumm. and special Neighbors Tom & Kristi Nash, Kaylee, Emily and Kamden along with their Golden Retrievers Bailey and Marley who really loved Jim.

Jim worked for Panasonic in Secaucus for many years, and was a Broadcast Engineer with USA Networks and NBC Universal in Jersey City and Englewood Cliffs retiring in 2008. Jim worked as a Sound Engineer for many years with various bands in the New Jersey area, most notably CloverHill. Jim & Gerri met at the Stanhope House in Stanhope NJ, where Jim sometimes did sound.

Jim has requested that there not be any services. He will be buried at the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Succasunna, NJ. Arrangements are being handled by Becker Funeral Home in Clermont, Fl. and the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ  973-584-7264      (davishepplewhitefh.com)


August 28, 2018

Crystal M Bloom

Crystal Martha Bloom, 37, died on August 28, 2018. She was born in Belleville and grew up in Mt. Olive . She was a graduate of Mt. Olive H S and later earned her B S in Finance and Marketing from FDU in 2005. She was an office manager for Massage Envy in Parsippany, and previously worked for Bloom Automotive in Roxbury Township.

She was predeceased by her husband Steven Bloom, Jr in 2010, and by her father Percival L Smith in 1986. She is survived by her 2 children; Steven Bloom, III and Adrianna Crilley, her twin sister Cassaundra Smith, mother Christine Smith and Daniel McCaffrey, and 2 nieces; Sofia and Evalina Valdez, Uncle Craig Smith, and Joseph Crilley, her beloved boyfriend.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ  973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm. The Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, 10 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Stanhope Union Cemetery.

August 28, 2018

Grace Marie Crawford

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Grace Marie Crawford, 89, died on August 28, 2018 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Denville. She was born in Queens, NY where she lived most all of her life in Jackson Heights, until moving to Kenvil 3 months ago. She was also very devoted to her cat “Saucy”.

She was predeceased by her husband Daniel McFarlane Crawford in 1991 and by her son Matthew Wayne Crawford in 1997. She is survived by her daughter Cynthia Schumacher (and Robert) of Kenvil, 2 grandsons; Nicholas (and Rachel) Schumacher and Jonathan Schumacher, and by her great granddaughter Ivy Grace Schumacher.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ  973-584-7264  (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, from 10 – 11 am. The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, 11 am, at the Funeral Home, with the interment to follow at the Calverton National Cemetery, in Long Island, NY.

August 16, 2018

Lenora Schoenfeld

Lenora Schoenfeld

August 3, 1932-August 16, 2018

“Grandma Lee” passed in her sleep on August 16, 2018.  As a classic Jersey Girl, she was a fighter, battling and beating back open-heart surgery, COPD and CHF, while trying to line up dinner dates with her doctors. She kept her sense of humor right up to the end.

Lee is survived by her children, Mitchel, (Linda), Gary  (Linda), and Regina Ashworth, her cherished grandchildren Jamie  (AJ Surridge), Michael Schoenfeld, and fiancé Erin Osborne, Amanda Ashworth and Fiancé Mike Coppola, and Michael and great grandchildren Aiden and Everett, and the favorite…Pippin.  She is predeceased by her husband Edmond Dessingue.

Lee was born in New York City, August 3rd, 1932. Growing up in the Bronx she spent her life in the NY, NJ area.

While raising a family, she worked as a realtor, and in real estate investment.  Family was the most import thing to her.  Although geographically scattered, she kept tabs on and was full of advice for all.  No one loved a party more then Lee, and while she won’t be physically at Mike and Erin, and Amanda and Mikes wedding, she will be there in spirit.

Lee was an avid cook and took great pride in her soups. Aside from shopping and finding bargains (she loved being first one out on Black Friday), her favorite times were spent at the Jersey shore at Wildwood Crest, packing everyone in a single hotel room going out for ridiculous ice-cream Sundaes and sunning on the beach…even though she hated sand between her toes.  She loved taking Amanda shopping, and buying clothes for Michael.

Visitation is scheduled for Monday, August 20, 2018 11 am to 1pm at Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home 96 Main St, Succasunna, NJ 07876

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Lee’s name to: The Allegro School for Autism 125 Ridgedale Ave, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927



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