Frank Albert Winkler

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    - Ellen Lerner
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A Celebration of Life for longtime Millburn High School teacher Frank Albert Winkler will be held Thursday, March 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road, Chester. A funeral service and interment will be held privately by the family.

Mr. Winkler, 73, died March 6 at CareOne at Madison Avenue in Morristown.

Born in 1940 in Trenton, Mr. Winkler lived in Pennington and graduated from Central High School of Hopewell Township in Pennington.

He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Mass. for two years. While at MIT, he was inducted into the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., in 1962 and married his wife Kathleen in 1964. He later moved to Flanders and had resided there since 1969.

Mr. Winkler earned a master's degree in mathematical scholarship through the National Science Foundation at New York University. He taught mathematics at Manasquan High School from 1961 through 1964, and later at Millburn High School, teaching various levels of mathematics from 1964 through 2006. While at Millburn High School, he served as math supervisor and department head.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Winkler is survived by a daughter, Laurie Winkler Thurtle of Millersville, Md.; a son, Brian D. of Westport, Conn.; two brothers, Albert of Newport, Mich. and A. Louis of Woodbury, Conn.; and three grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the , P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123-1718, or , P.O. Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38101-2151

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Funeral Home
William J. Leber Funeral Home
15 Furnace Rd. Chester, NJ 07930
(908) 879-3090
Published in The Item of Millburn and Short Hills on Mar. 12, 2014
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