Carl L. Herron

29 Aug 2019 | 04:49

Carl L. Herron, 91, of Oak Ridge, NJ., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019.

He was born on Jan. 6, 1928 in New York City, NY to the late Bertha (Kutsko) and the late Elmer Herron.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1948.

Carl married Viola “Tootsie” List in 1949 and this past February they celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. As newlyweds they resided in Rockaway, N.J., then in California for a short time. They later returned to New Jersey and raised their family in Lake Hopatcong.

He will be best be remembered for enjoying the full moons, his love of animals and for always making people laugh. Carl also loved airplanes and enjoyed flying them once he obtained his small aircraft pilot’s license.

Carl was predeceased by his beloved wife Viola in March, 2019; and his dear brother Walter Herron in 1988.

He is survived by his loving daughters Judy Bush and her husband Dean of Virginia, Carol Voigtman and her husband Daniel of Vernon, N..J, and Cindy Coursen and her husband Randy of Oak Ridge, NJ.; his cherished grandchildren Melissa, Cheryl, and Jessica Szeman of Virginia; Christina Covello and her husband Nick of Florida; Lisa Poust and her husband Robert of Pennsylvania; and Samantha Coursen of Oak Ridge, N.J.; his adored great grandchildren Jeff, Cassidy, Joey, Samuel, and Max; and his dear sister Lillian Dachisen of Frankford Twp., NJ.

Final disposition will be private.

Memorial donations may be made in Carl’s name to your favorite animal rescue.

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