Nancy M. Hockenbary
AGE: 70 • Budd Lake
Nancy M. Hockenbary, 70, of Budd Lake, NJ passed away after a lengthy and unexpected illness on Tuesday March 19, 2013 in Morristown. Nancy was born on August 30, 1942 in Paterson to the late Ralph and Margaret Jacobus.
She grew up in Elmwood Park and has lived in Budd Lake for 37 years. She worked for the Roxbury Twp. school system in the Food Services Department retiring after 25 years. Nancy was a partner with her daughter in the I Love Nana Country Crafts Company. Nancy enjoyed being a member of the Mt. Olive Seniors, and vacationing at her second home in Myrtle Beach, SC, where she loved playing Bingo and being a member of the Myrtle Beach Golf & Yacht Women's Club. Above all, Nancy loved to spend time with her family.
She is survived by her loving husband of 28 years, Walter; children Susan Rouse and her husband Kenneth of Long Valley, and John Gaff and his wife Jonné of Madison, CT; and by her 4 grandchildren Alexander, Maggie, and twins Meredith, and Megan.
A Celebration of Nancy's Life will be held Monday March 25 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road ,(corner of Rt. 206) , Chester, NJ, with a Prayer Service at 6:30PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations may be made in her name to the Valley View Chapel, 115 East Mill Rd. Long Valley, NJ 07853.