LYNDHURST-Roberta E. Gempp (Thornton) of Lyndhurst passed away Thursday, Oct. 13. She was 79 years old.
She last worked in the Accounts Receivable Dept. for J. Bohrer in Moonachie for seven years. She was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hasbrouck Heights, past president of the Rutherford VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 227, a member of the Military Order of Cooties and the Rutherford American Legion Post 109.
Mrs. Gemp is predeceased by husband Ellsworth M. Gempp and sister Patricia Tadjalli. She is survived by son Michael R. Gempp of Lyndhurst.
On Oct. 15, relatives and friends attended the funeral from the Kimak Funeral Home of Carlstadt. A private cremation followed.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 South Waverly Rd., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827-9799.
Published in South Bergenite on Oct. 14, 2011