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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
'Pillar of Mahwah Community' Pops Malone Dies at 79

'Pillar of Mahwah Community' Pops Malone Dies at 79

Malone served in volunteer roles in the township throughout his life, including his 56-year service to the Mahwah Fire Department.
'Trailblazing' Mahwah Politician Dies at 94

'Trailblazing' Mahwah Politician Dies at 94

Janet Kohnen Herlihy served on the township council and tried to block the construction of Route 287 during her political career.
Bergen County Inventor of Dove Soap Dies at 86

Bergen County Inventor of Dove Soap Dies at 86

Vincent Lamberti also helped invent Mrs. Butterworth pancake syrup and Aim toothpaste.
Mahwah Great Grandma of 8, Betty Leenstra, Dies at 91

Mahwah Great Grandma of 8, Betty Leenstra, Dies at 91

Visitation will be held Wednesday.
31-Year Township Resident Dies at 66

31-Year Township Resident Dies at 66

Fred Heissenbuttel was a retired attorney.
WWII Vet from Mahwah Dies at 86

WWII Vet from Mahwah Dies at 86

Bill Kelton died Saturday after a brief illness.
WWII Veteran Dies at 86

WWII Veteran Dies at 86

Services for John G. Donnelly begin Thursday.
Mahwah's Doug Waxenbaum Dies at 60

Mahwah's Doug Waxenbaum Dies at 60

Funeral service is Wednesday.
Mahwah Football Star, NFL Player Frank Chamberlin Dies at 35

Mahwah Football Star, NFL Player Frank Chamberlin Dies at 35

Chamberlin had been battling a rare form of brain cancer for nearly two years.
Owner of Mahwah's 'Weaver's' Dies at 81

Owner of Mahwah's 'Weaver's' Dies at 81

Visitation for Edwin J. Weaver is Monday.
Funeral Friday for Local Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Funeral Friday for Local Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

A service in honor of Staff Sgt. Timothy McGill will be held at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church in Ramsey.
Christie Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Staff Sgt. McGill

Christie Orders Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Staff Sgt. McGill

NJ Transit closes parking at the Ramsey Train Station Friday for McGill's funeral.
Ramsey Volunteer Firefighter Killed in Afghan Attack

Ramsey Volunteer Firefighter Killed in Afghan Attack

Ramsey volunteer firefighter, Timothy McGill, killed in action while serving overseas.
Slain Marine’s Family Thanks Community for ‘Outpouring of Love and Support’

Slain Marine’s Family Thanks Community for ‘Outpouring of Love and Support’

Ramsey held a memorial last month for the fallen soldier. Mahwah groups that helped plan the service, and participated in it, are among those thanked.
Premature Baby Loses Battle, Dies at One Month

Premature Baby Loses Battle, Dies at One Month

Viewing will be held Thursday in Paramus
Remembering My Dad, One Year Later

Remembering My Dad, One Year Later

Mahwah firefighter John Deming was killed in a car accident one year ago
Longtime Mahwah Volunteer Nick Savino Dies

Longtime Mahwah Volunteer Nick Savino Dies

Savino was recently honored for his over 40 years of service on the township's Zoning Board of Adjustment
Original Moon Landing Newspaper Clippings [Reader Photos]

Original Moon Landing Newspaper Clippings [Reader Photos]

Resident keeps cutouts reporting Neil Armstrong's historic landing for over 40 years
Former Owner Of Nobody’s Inn Dies At 72

Former Owner Of Nobody’s Inn Dies At 72

George’s Fusiek’s visitation Monday and funeral Tuesday