VERNON - Joseph P. Schreiber, 86, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Bronx, N.Y., on Aug. 21, 1926, to the late Bernard and Estelle Schreiber, he had lived in Teaneck before moving to Sussex County. Mr. Schreiber had been the owner-operator of Schreiber Trucking and Transfer in Teaneck and had retired from Teaneck Board of Education. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family as well as time outdoors. He spent many hours listening to his music collection, frequented various flea markets and enjoyed getting a bargain. He was predeceased by his brother, Harold. Mr. Schreiber is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mickey; his two sons, Joseph Schreiber and his wife, Ruth, of Vernon, and John Schreiber and his wife, Kathy, of Sparrowbush, N.Y.; his two daughters, Patricia McCooey and her husband, James, of Sparrowbush, N.Y., and Barbara Yetter and her husband, Walter, of Wantage; 12 grandchildren, James and Michael McCooey, Amy Ross, Joseph Schreiber, Heather Thompson, Gail Kaszynski, Todd O'Brien, John and Hope Schrieber, Dustin and Barry Glass, and Mark Yetter; and 17 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. at St. Monica R.C. Church, 33 Unionville Ave., Sussex. Private cremation services will be held at the convenience of the family. Friends may pay their respects to the family Friday, Nov. 23, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations may be made in Joseph's memory to the
, 7 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927. Online condolences may be offered to the family on www.pinkelfuneralhome.com.
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Pinkel Funeral Home
31 Bank Street
Sussex, NJ 07461
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Nov. 21, 2012