March 25, 2024

Brian J O’Gorman

Stanhope, NJ.   Mr. Brian J O’Gorman, 64, died on March 25, 2024 at the Hackettstown Hospital. Brian was born in Newark, was a longtime resident of Verona , graduated from Verona High School in 1978. More recently he lived in Lake Hopatcong where he could do what he loved most, boating and fishing out on the lake! An avid fisherman, Brian was a member of the Knee Deep Club in Hopatcong; an environmental group supporting the preservation of Lake Hopatcong.

Brian worked in the flooring business for years and was owner of Quality Carpet Cleaning & Flooring. However, Brian’s passion was life, in addition to fishing, he loved snowmobiling, music, and spending time with friends. Forever the care-free guy, forever smiling, Brian loved growing up on Franklin St. and was an avid supporter of the Franklin St. “block parties” through the years. He also loved his Irish heritage and celebrating St. Patrick’s day.

Brian is survived by his mom, Marilyn O’Gorman, brother, Tom, and his children Sean and Sarah, dear friend Barbara, beloved nieces and nephews and numerous friends near and far. He was predeceased by his father, Robert O’Gorman and sister Suzy Biglin.



Friends may visit at Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 973-584-7264 (, on Friday, March 29h, from  4 – 8 pm. The internment will be at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Knee Deep Club at

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