Dorothy H. Bamper

30 Sep 2019 | 04:42

    Dorothy H. Bamper, 86 years, of Newfoundland, N.J., passed away on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019.

    Born on April 2, 1933, in Somerville, Massachusetts to the late Alexander and Alice (Campbell) Hepburn.

    Dorothy married Daniel Bamper in 1954 and were life long residents in Newfoundland, NJ until each of their passings.

    For many years Dorothy was the Postmaster in the Hewitt Post Office in West Milford, N.J.

    She was a faithful parishioner of the United Methodist Church at Newfoundland and was also their secretary, and a member of their choir and book club.

    Dorothy was past president of the West Milford Rotary and in her spare time she enjoyed gardening.

    She was predeceased by her beloved husband Daniel in 2005, her loving daughter Valerie J. Bamper in 1967, and her dear parents Alexander in 1973 and Alice in 1990.

    Dorothy is survived by her devoted children Alice Bresett and her husband David of Stockholm, NJ, Ellen Gnandt of Henryville, Pa., and Daniel Bamper and his wife Wendy of Baton Rouge, La.; her cherished grandchildren Garry Bresett and his wife Jean and Kristyn Bresett; Tami Almquist and Sandra Salvas and her husband Judd; and Kerri and Daniel Bamper; her adored great grandson Alexander Almquist; her step grandchildren Justin Byrne and his wife, Jennifer, Blair Byrne, Carissa Hebert and her husband, Matt, Davin Byrne, and Shane Byrne and his wife, Mary; and several step great-grandchildren.

    The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 La Rue Road, Newfoundland, NJ 07435 (For GPS use 1 Post Place).

    A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by the interment at The United Methodist Church Cemetery in Newfoundland, NJ 07435.

    In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: The United Methodist Church at Newfoundland, P.O. Box 288, Newfoundland, NJ 07435 or to Valley Hospice, 15 Essex Road, Paramus, NJ 07652.

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