SPARTA - Peter Roth, 81, of Sparta, passed into eternal life on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Wayne. Peter was born in Jersey City to William and Minnie (Volkman) Roth, and resided for most of his life in Hudson County, moving to Sparta in 2012. He served his country proud during the Korean War with the U.S. Army in Germany. Mr. Roth worked for more than 38 years as a journeyman printer for various companies in northern New Jersey. Predeceasing him was his beloved wife, Lillian (2000), a son, Martin Roth (2007), a sister, Dorothy, and brother, Walter. He is survived by two daughters, Karen Roth, of Sparta, and Gail Russo and husband, Peter, of Sparta; three grandchildren, Christopher Pszonek, Jordan Pszonek and Peter Roth. He also is survived by six brothers, Robert, Raymond, Ralph, Alan, Fred and William, and three sisters, Ida Newrocki, Shirley and Arlene Roth; many nieces and nephews; and other loving family members. Family and friends are invited to Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta, on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. An 8 p.m. service will be celebrated. Memorial contributions are being accepted in Peter's name to: St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908. For information, visit www.goblefuneral.com.
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Published in The New Jersey Herald on Dec. 12, 2012