Doris E. Rupp, 87, of West Milford, passed away peacefully at her home on Monday, Sept. 30.
Born on Jan. 19, 1932 in Jersey City, to the late Frederick and Katherine (Ehrismann) Apfel.
She married Charles “Bud” Rupp in 1957 and resided in Jersey City.
In 1961, they moved to West Milford where they raised their sons and remained until each of them passed away.
For many years Doris was the secretary for the Smoke Rise Management Office, and later worked for Estee Lauder in its Human Resources Department.
Doris was a faithful parishioner of Holy Faith Lutheran Church, a member of the Newcomers Club in West Milford, the Red Hat Society, and the West Milford Book Club.
She will best be remembered as an avid reader and never forgetting a birthday or special occasion with a personalized card.
Doris was predeceased by her beloved husband Charles in 1987, her dear parents Katherine in 1979, and Frederick in 1971, and her loving brother Frederick Apfel II in 1999.
She is survived by her loving sons Grant and Wayne Rupp, both of West Milford, her nephew Frederick Apfel III and his wife Meredith of St. Simons Island, Georgia, as well as many friends from her various clubs.
The family will receive visitors on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 from 3-7 p.m. at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 La Rue Road in Newfoundland.
A funeral service will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Holy Faith Lutheran Church, 104 Paradise Road in Oak Ridge, followed by the interment at Crest Haven Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Holy Faith Lutheran Church at address above or to a charity of your choice.
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