WANTAGE - Harrison Jacob Shauger, 6, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Hackensack Medical Center following a long illness. Harrison was born in Newton Aug. 2, 2006, and was a lifelong resident of Wantage.
Harrison was a first-grade student at Clifton E. Lawrence School in Wantage.
He is survived by his parents, Donald "Moose" and Tracey Shauger, and his sister, Emily, of Wantage. He also is survived by his paternal grandparents, Dorothy and Ronald Shauger, of Hardyston Township; great-grandmother, Catherine VanderMark "Nanny Kate," of Sussex; aunts and uncles, Cindy and Mike Kannon, Debbie and Bob Moran, Tamara Shauger and Ronnie and Chrissy Shauger; as well as many cousins.
His strong hugs, huge smiles and silly demeanor will be forever missed.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Sussex United Methodist Church, 15 Bank St. Sussex. Private cremation will follow. Friends may call at Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94 (GPS use 1 Vanderhoof Ct.), Vernon, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, April 1. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Congenital Heart Defect Coalition (CHD), 45 Carey Ave., Suite 106, Butler, NJ 07405. For directions and condolences, see www.fergusonvernonfuneralhome.com