WANTAGE - Melanie A. Ickler, 101, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at her residence. Born in Belgium on Sept. 5, 1911, to the late Frederick and Florence Meier, Mrs. Ickler had lived in Dumont, N.C., and Pennsylvania before moving to Sussex County five years ago. She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene, in 1987. Mrs. Ickler is survived by her daughter, Andrea Stolzenberg, of Wantage; her sister, Florence Leonard, of Norwood; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex. Interment at Cedar Lawn Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects to the family on Monday, Feb. 4, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Center of Hope Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860. Online condolences may be offered to the family on www.pinkelfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The New Jersey Herald on Feb. 3, 2013