June Anne Dutton
Worked for Trenton Department of Labor
June Anne Dutton departed this life on Aug. 10, 2020, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, N.J.
Born in Newark, N.J., on Nov. 25, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Kate Anne (Wright) and William Wright.
June married the late Robert Whitney Dutton in 1955, and they lived very happily together in Rock Ridge Lake, N.J., until Bob passed away in 2004. A few years later, in 2007, she moved to Traditions in Hamilton to be near her daughter, Anne, and her own family, especially her grandson, Michael.
June worked for the Department of Labor, Trenton, NJ, within the Division of Unemployment and Disability Insurance, Office of Income Security for the assistant commissioner. She displayed acute analytical skills and received multiple, outstanding ratings as an administrative analyst I DP. After a long career she retired in 1989. An antique enthusiast as well as an avid seamstress, she loved making clothes for her grandson and other members of her family, she enjoyed her retirement and made many new friends in her vibrant community. June had a zest for living and touched the lives of everyone around her.
Predeceased by her parents, husband, sisters, and daughter, Anne Mackay Smoliga; she is survived by her son, Dr. Jay Dutton and partner, Dr. Paul Schilling, of St. Augustine, Fla.; son-in-law, Michael Robert Smoliga of Hamilton, N.J.; and grandson, Michael Robert Smoliga also of Hamilton, N.J. She is also survived by many nieces, great and great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, as well as loving friends and neighbors.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering on Sept. 24, 2020, from 6 until 8 p.m., with family eulogies beginning at 7 p.m., at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, N.J. Burial will be a private ceremony at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, N.J. There will be a Celebration of Life for June in the spring, 2021.
Due to funeral restrictions, the staff of Saul Colonial Home, respectfully request that all funeral attendees please wear a face covering during the services for Mrs. Dutton. We appreciate your cooperation and thank you.
Contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to EASEL Animal Rescue League by visiting EASELNJ.ORG