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Wilson S. Current Sr.

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ANDOVER TWP. - Wilson S. Current Sr., 96, of Andover Township, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at home.

Born in Andover Township, Mr. Current was a lifelong resident of Andover Township. He was a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Current was a heavy equipment operator for the Andover Township Road Department from 1951 until 1980. He also was the Andover Township Chief of Police from 1951 to 1965.

A member of Newton Memorial Post 5360 VFW, Mr. Current also was a charter member of the Andover Township Fire Department. Mr. Current was Andover Township Senior Citizen of the Year in 1997.

The son of the late Charles and Carrie (Washer) Current, Mr. Current also was predeceased by his wife, Jennie Current, on Aug. 10, 2002, as well as 15 brothers and two sisters. He is survived by three sons, Allen Current and wife, Nancy, of Fredon Township, Wilson Current Jr., and wife, Cynthia, of Greenwood, Del., and Raymond Current and wife, Yesmin, of Orlando, Fla.; three daughters, Ellen Lehmer and husband, Ronald, of Newton, Lura Bruno and husband, Kevin, of Groton, Vt., and Jennie Pike and husband, David, of Andover Township; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton. Interment will be in Newton Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Andover Township Fire Department, 625 Limecrest Road, Newton, NJ 07860; or Compassionate Care Hospice, 350 Sparta Ave., Bldg. 2, Suite 2, Sparta, NJ 07871.

Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.

Published in The New Jersey Herald on Jan. 26, 2014
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