PEQUANNOCK — Services were held for Carl "Jerry" Dressel, 82, of the Pompton Lakes section of this community, who died on Monday, July 21, 2014.
Mr. Dressel lived in East Hanover and Livingston before moving to Pompton Plains. He was the owner of C.J. Dressel Carpenter-Builder. A U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War, he was a member of Livingston Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2856 and the VFW Blood Bank. He was a member of the Community Builders Association of Morris and Essex County as well.
Services were Thursday at St. Rose of Lima Church, East Hanover, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Arrangements were by the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, Livingston. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.
Mr. Dressel is survived by his daughter, Darian Wand; his companion, Nancy Bott; his stepbrother, Kenneth Fitzsimmons; and three grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Judith; and his brother, Richard.
Published in Suburban Trends on July 25, 2014