WANTAGE -- Katherine VanderMark, 87, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 at Newton Medical Center. Born in Wantage to the late Jacob and Henrietta (Sutton) VanderMark, she had lived in the Sussex-Wantage area all of her life. She had been employed as a nurse's aide for 12 years at the former Methodist Manor in Branchville and had retired in 1983. Mrs. VanderMark was predeceased by her husband, Arnold Anderson; her daughter, Sadie; her granddaughter, Carla; two great-grandchildren, Courtney and Harrison; and a great-great grandson, Shane Allen. She is survived by her three sons, Herman VanderMark, of Wantage, Frank VanderMark, of Hardyston, and Arnold VanderMark and his wife, Mary-ellen, of Wantage; her four daughters, Maude Turse and her husband, Robert, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., Dorothy Shauger and her husband, Ronald, of Hardyston, Susan Mericle and Linda Babcock, both of Wantage; two sisters, Bessie Gould, of Branchville, and Henrietta Crane, of Sparta; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at noon Monday, Aug. 25, at the Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex. Interment will follow at Clove Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects to the family on Sunday, Aug. 24, 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 Harrison's Healing Heart, 257 Route 94, c/o Lakeland Pools for CHD Research, Vernon, NJ 07462. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.pinkelfuneralhome.com.
Pinkel Funeral Home
31 Bank Street Sussex, NJ 07461
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Aug. 22, 2014