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Herta (nee Finke), age 90, a 50-year resident of New Milford, NJ, born in Bremerhaven, Germany and grew up in Moonachie, peacefully passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Beloved wife of the late Walter. Devoted mother of Michael and wife Linda, Janet Trawinski and husband Edward. Loving grandmother of Jennifer Detmer and husband Nicholas; Michael and Samuel Nelson; Carolyn and Valerie Trawinski. Cherished great grandmother of McClain Nelson.
Herta was a Founder and Trustee of the New Milford Presbyterian Church. She was an active member of the Bible Study Group at the New Milford Presbyterian Church, a member of the New Milford Woman's Club, and a volunteer for "PEAL": Phoning the Elderly to Alleviate Loneliness. Following her years working as a legal secretary, Herta was a loving homemaker.
Friends and family are invited for visitation on Thursday from 4-8 PM at Volk Leber Funeral Home, 268 Kinderka-mack Road, Oradell, NJ. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:30 AM at the New Milford Presbyterian Church, 737 River Road, New Milford, NJ 07646. ALL TO MEET AT THE CHURCH. Interment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her name to the New Milford Presbyterian Church. To view Herta's tribute page and for more information, please visit
Published in The Record on Apr. 9, 2014
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