June 27, 2022

Julian Perez

Roxbury Township, Mr. Julian Perez, 72, died on June 27, 2022 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. He was born in Lares, Puerto Rico and came to Newark at the age of 9. He then lived in Harrison before moving to Roxbury Township 2 years ago. He was a car salesman for over 25 years.

 He was the youngest of 15 children and is survived by his wife Jorgelina (Lena) Perez of 52 years. He also leaves his son Julian Perez, Jr and his wife Johanny Lizardo of Parsippany, and 3 granddaughters; Joanna, Julianna, and Jasmine. He also leaves 5 brothers and sisters; Juana, Julia, Benicio, Joaquin, and Berto, 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 Thursday, June 30th, from 9 – 11 am. The funeral service will be held at the Funeral Home at 11 am, with the interment to follow at the Good Shepherd Cemetery in Green Township.

 

 

June 23, 2022

Barbara M Staufenberger

Dover, NJ.  Mrs. Barbara M Staufenberger, 85, died on June 23, 2022 at Exelcare in Dover. She was born and raised in Newark and lived in Lake Hiawatha for 50 years before moving to Randolph and later to Dover. She graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy H S in Newark in1954 and was a member of St. Peter the Apostle Church in Parsippany. She was a retired Payroll Administrator for the Schiffenhaus Packaging Company in Newark

She was predeceased by her husband Paul F Staufenberger on February 24, 1993 and sister Marilyn “Sis” McGuire on March 25, 2018. She is survived by her son Peter (and Ericka ) Staufenberger of Leonardtown, MD and daughter Mary Ann (and Edward) Joyce of Wharton. She also leaves her 5 grandchildren; Matthew Staufenberger, Nicholas Staufenberger, Beth Staufenberger, Kelsey Joyce, Morgan Joyce and great grandson, Luke Staufenberger.

 Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday from 4 – 7 pm.

 

June 16, 2022

Rita Funicelli

Roxbury Township,  Rita Funicelli (nee Baccaro) 83, passed away on June 16, 2022 at Morristown Memorial Hospital.

She was born to the late Joseph and Anna Baccaro (nee Ceraso) November 18, 1938 in Bloomfield, NJ. Rita graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1956. She married the late Alfredo Funicelli September 16, 1961. She went on to become an LPN in 1975 and worked at Riverside hospital, St. Barnabas hospital, and for various doctors. She loved being a nurse.

She grew up in Bloomfield, then moved to Cedar Grove, lived in Rockaway and then Succasunna for most of her adult life. Rita was a very active member in her church. She was a member of the rosary society and she was a eucharistic minister. Rita liked to read, do puzzles, play mahjong, watch NCIS and Law and Order SVU, but most of all, she loved being with her family. She treasured her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving daughters Anne-Michele Gencarelli and her husband Tony, Terry Ionni and her husband Joe, and Cathy Grill and her husband Ray. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, along with many of their spouses and significant others, and 5 great grandchildren. Rita was predeceased by her loving husband Alfredo in 1995.

Friends and relatives may visit at the Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 from 4 – 8 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Wednesday, 10:30 am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R C Church, 61 Main Street, Flanders. The interment will follow at the Glendale Cemetery, 28 Hoover Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ at 12:30 pm.

In lieu of Flowers, donations may be made in her name to St Jude Children’s Hospital or Wounded Warriors Project.

 

June 11, 2022

Helen Rieder

Roxbury Township, Mrs. Helen Rieder, 91, died on June 11, 2022 at the Morristown Medical Center. She was born in Heiligenzimmern, Germany and came to the United States in 1961 settling in New York City. She lived in Mine Hill before moving to Succasunna 32 years ago. She and her husband, Heinz, were the owners and operators of the Boundary Motel in Mine Hill for 20 years. She was an active member and treasurer of Germania Park in Dover for 12 years, and a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R C Church in Flanders.

 She was predeceased by her husband Heinz Rieder in 2007, and is survived by her daughter Annamaria (and Erhard) Link of Byram Township and son William (and Jeanmarie) Rieder of Flanders, 4 grandchildren; Sydney (and Colin), Cameron, Samantha, and Maxwell, and brother August (and Paula) Bisinger of Germany. She was also predeceased by her sisters; Matilde Schmid (nee Bisinger) and Teresa (Resle) Bisinger.

 A private service and burial will take place at a later time.

 Donations may be made in her name to the Cleveland Clinic or to the National Kidney Foundation

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

 

June 03, 2022

Mary Ann Badaracco

Mt. Olive Township, Mary Ann Badaracco, 99, passed away on June 3rd, 2022 at home in Budd Lake. She was born and raised in the Bronx, NY and lived in Hackensack, NJ before moving to Budd Lake 3 years ago. She was a retired Senior Sales Representative of 30 years at Alexander’s Department Store in NYC and Paramus, NJ. She was passionate about fashion, jewelry and high heel shoes. Her favorite hobbies were sewing and writing. She had a sweet tooth for candies and a bowl of ice cream every night. She cared deeply about people as well as animals and devoutly prayed for others daily. She loved spending time with her friends and family, especially being a part of her great grandson’s first year milestones.

She was predeceased by her husband James Murray and children Dante and Michelle Murray. She is survived by her grandson John A (and granddaughter-in-law Christine) Murray of Budd Lake and by her great grandson Dillon Murray.

 The Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Therese R.C. Church, Main Street, Succasunna on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 12 noon. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com)

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the ASPCA.

May 28, 2022

Richard J Gentile

Jefferson Township, Mr. Richard J Gentile, 87 of the Lake Hopatcong section of Jefferson Township, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2022 at the VNA Hospice in Dover.

He was born and raised in Chatham NJ, and was a graduate of Chatham High School. He lived in Succasunna for 25 years before moving to Lake Hopatcong 23 years ago. He attended St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna.

He was the son of the late Mario Gentile and Rose DeAlvarez. He is survived by his loving wife, Ann P (nee Hegarty) Gentile of 64 years; three children, Richard Jr, James (and Lucy); Patricia (and William) Johnson, eight grandchildren, Danielle (and Zach), Ashley, Adam, James, Jordan Gentile, Derek, Brandon & Ryan Johnson and three Great Grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother George and wife Jean DeAlvarez.  He is predeceased by his brother Charles Gentile and sister Joan Gerity.

Richard owned various businesses during his life, most recently he retired as the founder and President of Pave King Inc. and Kings Highway Industrial Complex in Roxbury Township.   He was a long-time member and former president of the Lake Mohawk Sparta Gun Club.  During the winter months he resided in Haines City Fl. where he competed in Skeet and participated in the World Shoot.  He also enjoyed boating on Lake Hopatcong.

Friends may visit at the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ 973-584-7264 (davishepplewhitefh.com) on Tuesday, May 31st, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held at St. Therese R.C. Church, Main Street, Succasunna on Wednesday, June 1st, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.  The entombment will follow at the Gate of Heaven Mausoleum in East Hanover.

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 (and Keith) 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/

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