Grace J. Alpaugh, 82, of Robbinsville passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Neptune City, Grace retired from NJ Manufacturers Insurance Company where she had worked from 1958-1994. She was a member of the Red Hat Society, 50+ Club Walkers, and Woodman of the World. Grace enjoyed traveling, trips to Atlantic City, crafts, animals, watching the birds and especially enjoyed bowling, music and dancing. She was very good at word puzzles and loved to complete the ones in the newspaper each day.
Predeceased by her parents, Harold and Catherine (Johnson) Cooper, her husband of 58 years, Charles "Fritz" Alpaugh, her brothers and sisters-in-law, Arthur and Elizabeth Cooper and William and Pauline Cooper, and her nephew-in-law Sidney C. Lutz, Jr., she is survived by her son; Gary and his wife, Cindy Cooper; her grandchildren; Joshua; Jared and Jacob Cooper; her nieces and nephews; Catherine Cooper and Tee Knight; William and Aimee Cooper; Grace Cooper; Debbie Lutz; Richard Alpaugh; David Alpaugh and his children; Michael; Jessica and Thomas and wife; Shari Alpaugh; Jon Alpaugh; and Bethann and Dann Caldwell and their children; Peter and Allison; and her dear friend; Ruth Pivovarnick. Grace had many loving homecare aides who gave her excellent care in her last years.
Family and friends may call on Monday (June 17) from 6-8 p.m., at the Saul Colonial Home.
Funeral services will begin on Tuesday (June 18) at 9:30 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ. Interment will follow at Colonial Memorial Park in Hamilton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor., New York, NY 10001. http://www.saulfuneralhomes.com.