Thursday, March 21, 2013
John Pirres, 33, was a learning disabilities specialist at Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham.
A 33-year-old man who died after he was struck by an SUV as he crossed Madison Avenue in Morristown last week was a learning disability specialist at Fairleigh Dickinson University's College at Florham. John Pirres, a hiker and published poet, worked at the school the past five years after graduating from the university, according to his obituary. Pirres lived in Bridgewater most of his life until moving to Hamburg four years ago. He was a member of Church of the Redeemer in Morristown and volunteered at The Eric Johnson House in Morristown, part of New Jersey AIDS Services, his obituary says. Funeral services were Wednesday at Church of the Redeemer. Those who knew Pirres described him in tributes online as a selfless mentor, hard worker…
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Family and community members pay final respects to Nicholas Michael Cianciotto III, who was ice fishing when he and his friend fell into the frigid waters of Budd Lake last week.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Beverly White lived in Chatham and Florham Park.
A Florham Park woman who died in a one-car crash on North Passaic Avenue in Chatham last week worked as a special education teacher for many years and had three children and five grandchildren, according to her obituary. Beverly White, who moved from Florham Park to Chatham and then back to Florham Park, was a member of the Summit Art League, the Summit Jewish Community Center and the Madison-based Chabad of South East Morris County, her obituary says. She had retired from teaching nine years ago. A Chatham police accident report says White's car was traveling northbound on North Passaic Avenue when the car, for unknown reasons, crossed over the center line and left the roadway, striking a tree in a front yard near Harvard Street around 3:…
Monday, September 17, 2012
Lake Parsippany resident Katelyn 'Katie' Lee Ackerman eulogized at funeral service Monday.
Katelyn "Katie" Lee Ackerman had a big heart, a huge smile and a beautiful soul. According to her sister, Erin Ackerman, who eulogized the 23-year-old Lake Parsippany resident who died Thursday from injuries sustained in a one-car crash on Route 10, she was also a role model. "She was my older sister, my best friend and my partner in crime," she said. Ackerman was born in Denville but lived in Lake Parsippany her whole life, according to her obituary. She was a registered organ and tissue donor. Hundreds of relatives and friends attended a funeral service for Ackerman Monday night at the Par-Troy Funeral Home. Police presence was required to direct traffic for the dozens of cars coming in and leaving after the services, which began with …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Lake Parsippany resident Katie Ackerman will be remembered during services Monday.
Funeral services have been set for Katelyn Lee "Katie" Ackerman, 23, who died Thursday from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident on Route 10 near Powder Mill Road. A visitation takes place Monday from 4-8 p.m. at Par-Troy Funeral Home, 95 Parsippany Road. The funeral service will follow immediately afterward. Ackerman is being remembered by friends and family as a person who was loved dearly. Born July 11, 1989, in Denville, Ackerman lived her entire life in Lake Parsippany. She worked as a personal assistant and was pursuing her Associates Degree at County College of Morris in forensic pyschology. She is survived by her parents, Susan and Dennis Ackerman; her sister, Erin Ackerman; her aunt and uncle, Kathy and Larry Fisher and …