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Arthur R. "Art/Artie" De Vries, Jr
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1967
Sussex
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 2011
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA


Arthur R. De Vries Jr., 43, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2011, at St. Michael's Medical Center in Newark.

Born and raised in Sussex, New Jersey, Art had lived there until moving to the Forest Hills section of Newark 15 years ago. He had graduated from High Point Regional High School in 1986 and then attended Upsala College. After receiving his degree from Upsala College, he attended American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, graduating in 1990. Art served his funeral service apprenticeship with Pinkel Funeral Home in Sussex, where he became a licensed funeral director. He had been a member of the High Point Harmonizers, the Sussex Kiwanis Club, The Fraternal Order of Police, and the New Jersey Policemen's Benevolent Association. Art later decided to leave the funeral business and became the president of Progressive Tours, Inc. in Newark.

He is survived by his parents, Arthur and Helen De Vries of Dingman's Ferry, Pennsylvania, and his three sisters, Debbie Pellegrini and her husband, John, of Milford, Pennsylvania; Donna Clark-Kelsey and her husband, Gregory, of Hinesburg, Vermont, and Linda De Vries Wall and her fiance, John Durham, of Milford, Pennsylvania; eight nieces; two great-nephews and two great-nieces.

 
 
Burial:
Frankford Plains Cemetery
Augusta
Sussex County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Barb Destromp
Originally Created by: Luis Hernandez
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
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Arthur R. Art/Artie De Vries, Jr
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- Barb Destromp
 Added: Jan. 16, 2011
 
 
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