November 15, 2022

Edward J Foeri

Roxbury Township, Mr. Edward J Foeri, 78, died on November 15, 2022 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Denville. He was born and raised in Bayonne, NJ and moved to Succasunna 47 years ago. He served in the U S Army in Korea, during the Vietnam Era, and was a Disabled American Veteran. After serving our country, he worked as the Director of Manufacturing for Electro Protective Corporation for 25 years.  He always had a love for athletics that led to him pursuing full time coaching.  Swimmers from all over our state benefited from his expert coaching techniques but more importantly from his passion for helping kids reach their highest potential.

Ed loved hunting and fishing with family and friends especially his brother Al.  He was a life-long member of the Saxton Falls Rod and Gun Club.   He was an avid gardener and he sure did love his dogs.

He is survived by his wife Leslie J (nee Kane) Foeri of 55 years, 3 children; Tina Aaron and her husband Ray, Michele  Mickelson, and her husband Chad,  and Edward “Eddie” Foeri. He also leaves his 4 grandchildren;  Ellie Mickelson, and Brandon Mickelson, Dr. Amanda Verde and her husband Davis Verde MD,  Tyler Ganza, and his great granddaughter Kyrie Verde. He was predeceased by his son Brian Foeri in 1987.

Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ. (973)-584-7264 ( A Celebration of his Life will be held next summer. Donations may be made in his name to; Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc or the Wounded Warrior Project.

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