|Death: ||Dec. 3, 2011|
Amos S. Alpaugh, 85, of Chester, NJ passed away on Saturday, December 3rd 2011. Amos was born on March 3rd, 1926 in Middle Valley, N.J. He was a lifelong resident of Chester. Amos was employed by Jersey Central Power and Light retiring in 1986 after 35 years of service. Amos was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He participated in the Central Germany Campaign and was a recipient of a Purple Heart Combat Medal as well as European African Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon with one Bronze Star as well as a Combat Infantryman Badge. Amos was a proud member of the Bernay's Apgar American Legion Post 342 in Chester as well as a past Chief of the Chester Volunteer Fire Company where he served for over 50 years. He was also a member of the VFW.
Amos is survived by his wife of 65 years, Clara. He was also survived by his daughter, Carol Happe and her husband Terry, his son Willard Alpaugh, his daughter Nancy Duccini and her husband Ken, his son Daniel Alpaugh and his wife Sharon and his son Allen Alpaugh. He was also survived by his 11 grandchildren; Darin, Tracy, Tammy, Michelle, Michael, Dawn, Jason, Tanya, Sara Rene, D.J. and Connor Ian. He was also survived by 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (Corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908) 879-3090. A Funeral Service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 at the Funeral Home. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the following: Bernay's Apgar American Legion Post 342, P.O. Box 342 Chester N.J. 07930, or The Chester Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 506, Chester, N.J. or The Chester First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 337, Chester, N.J. For online condolences and more information visit www.williamjleberfh.com.
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Wayne Apgar
Record added: Dec 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81548846