January 27, 2023

Marilyn J Quartucci

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Marilyn J Quartucci, 77, died on January 27, 2023 at the Merry Heart Nursing Home in Succasunna. She was born at St. Vincent’s in Manhattan, NY and grew up in The Bronx, NY before moving to Succasunna 47 years ago. She was a member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna and was a retired salesperson for the Dollar Tree Store in Flanders. She enjoyed crocheting, swimming in her pool, playing cards, trips to the casino and most of all spending time with her family and friends.

Marilyn was often described as a ‘badass’ by her grandson Vincent as she displayed so much bravery and strength throughout her sickness.

She was predeceased by her husband Paul R Quartucci, Sr. in 2018, and by her son Paul R Quartucci, Jr. in 2016. She is survived by her son Mark C (and Jennifer) Quartucci of Hopatcong, NJ, grandson Vincent S Quartucci, sister Madeline (and Gene) Gallagher of Long Island, NY and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home,96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ,(973)-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday, January 31st, from 5 – 8 pm. Her Funeral Service will be held at 7 pm at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the American Cancer Society

January 24, 2023

Karen L Sillence

Stanhope, NJ. Mrs. Karen Lynn Sillence, 75, passed away on January 24, 2023 at the Troy Hills Center in Parsippany surrounded by family after bravely battling a number of health conditions for many years.

 She was born and raised in Morristown where she met her beloved husband Thomas. She raised her family in Roxbury Township before moving to Stanhope seven years ago. Karen retired from Sun Life as a payroll administrator. She was a long-time member of the Ledgewood Baptist Church where she won an award for her white chocolate peach melba cheesecake at the church bake sale. In addition to her love for baking, she was an avid reader and great connector; she had a wonderful way of making everyone around her feel included and at ease.

She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years Thomas Sillence in 2015, her son Robert Sillence in 2005, her parents Robert & Helen Evans, brother Raymond Keith Evans, and sister Darlene Markey. She is survived by her daughter Kerry (and Brad) Mittelstadt of Stanhope, granddaughter Kayla Castro and great grandson Ezequiel Castro of Rockaway, her brother-in-law and sister-in-law Daniel and Barbara Jean Sillence, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home,96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ,(973)-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Saturday, January 28, from 9 – 11 am. Her Funeral Service will be held at 11 am at the Funeral Home. The interment will follow at the Succasunna Presbyterian Cemetery.

January 20, 2023

Dimitrios Diamantis

Randolph NJ.  Mr. Dimitrios Diamantis, 64, died on January 20, 2023 at the Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was born in Makrinou, Greece and later moved to Randolph, NJ. He worked for the Hercules Powder Company in Kenvil and later became a driver. He attended St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church in Randolph.

He was predeceased by his parents Panagiotis and Georgia Diamantis, and is survived by his sister Spiri Howard of Stroudsburg, PA.

The Funeral will be held on Friday, January 27th, at 10 am at St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Church in Randolph, NJ. The interment will 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)

January 15, 2023

Dorothy D Renshaw

Mt. Arlington, NJ. Mrs. Dorothy D Renshaw, 99, died on January 15, 2023, at the Mt. Arlington Senior Living Center. She was born and raised in East Orange, NJ. Dorothy lived most of her life with her husband John “Bud” Renshaw and their three children in Roseland, NJ. She lived in Ledgewood for 20 years before moving to Mt. Arlington 3 years ago. She was a salesperson for Hahne’s department store which later became Lord & Taylor at the Rockaway Mall. She was a devoted mother to her three children and was very involved with all their childhood activities, growing up.Dorothy and Bud had a wonderful life together. They enjoyed International Travel, dinners out and summer vacations in Lavallette with the Kids. Dorothy was a talented vocalist and performed with Bud’s 17 piece “Swing Band”. She was a gracious hostess, loved to decorate and entertain friends of all ages.

She was predeceased by her husband John L Renshaw in 2009, and is survived by her 3 children: J. Bradley Renshaw of NV, Christine (and James) Cusmano of Long Valley, and Debi Renshaw of CA. She also leaves her 3 grandchildren; John Renshaw and Karen VanNostrand, along with Adam Cusmano, his wife Elizabeth and their son Luke James Cusmano of New Hampshire. There are 4 other great grandchildren.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ, (973)-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Friday, January 20,  from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Her Memorial Service will be held at 12 Noon.

 

January 12, 2023

Phyllis Findlay

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Phyllis Findlay, 86, died on January 12, 2023 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and lived in Denville before moving to Succasunna 30 years ago. She was a homemaker.

She was predeceased by her husband Douglas E Findlay (of 48 years) in 2010. She is survived by her son Douglas K (and Marylou) Findlay of Ridgewood, and daughter Dawn M Findlay of Mt. Arlington, 4 grandchildren; Sean Findlay, Jessica Findlay, Marissa Linzey, and Jennifer Linzey, by her sister Marie (and Rocco) Zito of Florida, and niece Antoinette Lorenzo of Boonton.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ, (973)-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday, January 16th,  from 5 – 9 pm. The Funeral Service will be held at 7 pm, at the Funeral Home.

January 12, 2023

Shirley M Troha

Roxbury Township, Shirley Margaret (Barnish) Troha, age 87, passed away on January 12, 2023. Shirley was born in Kenvil to the late Thomas and Elizabeth (Morgan) Barnish. She was predeceased by her husband Robert A Troha (of 58 years) in 2016. She is survived by her daughters Teresa Troha, of Averill Park NY, Nancy Troha, of Kenvil and son Robert A Troha Jr., her daughter in-law Dina and grandson Zachary James Troha of Lake Shawnee, NJ.

Shirley retired in 1997 from Sandshore School, Budd Lake after 15 years where she was the school librarian. A lifelong resident of Kenvil, she will be missed by many. At Shirley’s request there will be a private cremation

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

January 10, 2023

Dorothy Ellen Chenard

Roxbury Township – Mrs. Dorothy Ellen Chenard, 86, died peacefully on January 10, 2023 at her home in Succasunna. She was born in Glen Ridge, NJ and grew up in Bloomfield, NJ and St. Petersburg, FL. She became a registered nurse and worked at Saint Clare’s Hospital in Denville, NJ and later at the Roxbury Medical Group in Succasunna for many years. She was a member of the Forever-Young Senior Citizens in Roxbury Township, and was an avid Elvis fan who loved bingo, casinos, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Norman Chenard in 2004, and her sister, Alice Ridaught in 2016.She is survived by her three children, Donna (and Scott) Bellows of Flanders; David Chenard of Newton; and Darcy (and Edward) Boehlke of Succasunna. She also leaves six grandchildren – Tim, Ryan (and Jess) and Matthew Chenard; Jessica (and James) Cahill; and Jillian and Jamie Bellows;and her great-grandson, Carter David Chenard. 

A memorial service will be held in the spring. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ, (973)-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

January 09, 2023

Margaret M Kistner

Margaret Mary Kistner, 93, of Martinsburg, West Virginia passed away on January 9, 2023. Margaret lived in Succasunna from 1964 to 1992 when she and husband Richard retired to Martinsburg West Virginia. Born in Bronx, NY, she was the daughter of the late Margaret and John Murphy.

She is survived by her children Joanie Kistner of Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Ann Marie Caranfa (Michael) of Green Lane, PA, John Kistner of Summerfield FL, William Kistner (Andrea) of Long Valley, NJ and Brian Kistner of Netcong, NJ. She is also survived by sister Ann Hunt and brother Joseph Murphy. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard Lawrence, sons Richard Michael and Robert Lawrence and brothers Timothy Murphy and Jack Murphy. Margaret was the proud grandmother of Julia and Maggie Kistner.

Margaret enjoyed family gatherings, painting ceramics, collecting angel figurines, watching old western movies along with baseball, football and sumo wrestling. She was most tolerant of the many pets that came into her household over the years and held a special affection for her golden retriever, Teko. Margaret and Richard enjoyed their retirement in Hedgesville West Virginia. Their 67th wedding anniversary would have been on January 14, 2023.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ, (973)-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday, January 17th,  from 8:30 – 9:30 am. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Tuesday, 10 am, at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, followed by the interment at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

January 06, 2023

Deborah Flynn

Mrs. Deborah Flynn, 93, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2023 at the Merry Heart Assisted Living Center in Succasunna, where she received unfailingly kind and expert care.

Debbie was born Deborah McGovern in Elizabeth, NJ on November 19, 1929, the youngest of nine siblings. She lived in NJ most of her life, marrying her beloved husband Bob in 1950, and raising two daughters in Clark. Idyllic summers were spent down the shore at the beach or boating on Barnegat Bay.

Bob and Debbie retired to Onancock VA in 1985, spending twenty five wonderful years enjoying their new home with friends and family.  After Bob’s passing, Debbie came back to the northeast where she spent her remaining years a loving and much loved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Debbie was predeceased by her husband Robert F. Flynn and her siblings. She is survived by her daughters Susan Flynn Hunt (William) and Sharon Flynn Kopmann (Richard); her four grandchildren Liz, Kate, Bill and Jack; and her six great grandchildren John, Clara, Alaina, Conor, Penelope and Quinn.

A private memorial will be held by family in the summer of 2023,

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

January 06, 2023

Alice T Denninger

Succasunna, NJ.  Mrs. Alice T Denninger, 91, died on January 6, 2023 at the Merry Heart Assisted Living Center in Succasunna. She was born and raised in Ridgewood, NY, and lived in Elmont, NY for most of her life before moving to New Jersey almost 6 years ago. Alice enjoyed a unique life-long career serving young and old as a Hospice Coordinator, Recreational Director, and Grievance Counselor.

She was predeceased by her husband Charles W. Denninger (of 65 years) in 2017 and her son Charles R. Denninger (and Frances) in 1999. She is survived by her 3 children; Richard J (and Deborah) Denninger of Denville, Catherine (and Kevin) Hughey of Wantagh, NY, and Theresa (and Joe, deceased) Mueller of Succasunna. She also leaves her 11 grandchildren; Charles, Kristin, Thomas, Richard, Keith, Steven, Lauren, Kevin, Daniel, Matthew, and Michelle, 17 great grandchildren, and expecting her 18th in the Spring, and brother Rev. John B Freund, C.M.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ, (973)-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Monday, January 9th,  from 4:30 – 8 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Tuesday, 10 am, at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna, followed by the interment at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens, Queens, NY at 1pm.

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