FRANKFORD - Frederick Hoesle, 88, of Frankford, died peacefully Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, in Frankford. Born in Ozone Park Long Island, N.Y., he had resided in Allamuchy and Frankford for many years.
Son of the late Fred and Margaret (Garvey) Hoesle, Frederick was a graduate of the New York State Maritime Academy Ft. Schuyler, N.Y., 1943. He served in the U.S. Merchant Marine as a Lt. Commander during World War II
and most notably at the invasion of Normandy. Mr. Hoesle was the vice president of claims for the Medical Malpractice Insurance Co. of America in New York, N.Y., for many years until his retirement in 1991. A loving and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, sibling and friend.
He was an avid sailor and loved his sailboat, the Polaris, and enjoyed sailing many weekends with his wife, Dorothy, and family off of the Jersey shore. He also was a wood craftsman spending many hours creating numerous articles of furniture for the family. Fred and Dorothy enjoyed many summers in their Cape Cod home and winters in their Florida home. Other activities that Frederick and his wife, Dorothy, enjoyed were ice skating, hiking and cross country skiing. Fred will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Their funeral service will be held at the Veteran Cemetery on their 64th wedding anniversary.
A former parishioner of the Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church Andover Township, Frederick was recently pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Dorothy (Fagan) Hoesle, on Jan. 18, 2013. Survivors include his son, Frederick J., of Allamuchy; and his daughters, Dianne L. Van Volkenburgh of Branchville, Denise A. Lepes of Frankford and Darlene G. Hoesle Tallamy of Branchville. Also surviving are his four grandchildren, Jason, Jayne, Chad and Stacey.
Graveside funeral services for both Frederick and Dorothy will be held Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 1:30 p.m. in the Brigadier General William Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Wrightstown. Arrangements are under the direction of Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home, 156 Main St. (Route 206), Newton, NJ. Online condolences may be offered through www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com