Dorothy H. Bamper

30 Sep 2019 | 02:19

Dorothy H. Bamper, 86, of Newfoundland, passed away on Friday, Sept. 27.

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

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

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

She was a faithful parishioner of the United Methodist Church at Newfoundland and was also its secretary, and a member of its 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, Ellen Gnandt of Henryville, Pennsylvania, and Daniel Bamper and his wife Wendy of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; 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 received visitors on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 La Rue Road in Newfoundland.

A funeral service was scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home followed by the interment at The United Methodist Church Cemetery in Newfoundland.

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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