Clara Stoecker

Obituary of Clara M. Stoecker

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Clara M. Stoecker, 81, died on Monday January 19, 2004 at St. Clares Hospital in Denville. She was born in Schwabisch Gmund, Germany and came to the U. S. in 1929 settling in Irvington, NJ and moving to the Indian Lake section of Denville, NJ in 1956, and later to Succasunna in 1998. She had been a legal secretary for Kearns & Bruder Law Firm of Newark, NJ. She was a member of Deutsche Sprach Schuele of Irvington, and Germania Park of Dover, NJ. She attended Time Out in Succasunna, NJ. While living in Denville she was a communicant at St. Catherine of Siena R. C. Church in Mt. Lakes. Mrs. Stoecker was active in the Girl Scouts in Irvington and Denville. She had also been a cafeteria aid at Morris Catholic H. S. in Denville, NJ. Her husband Heinz died on May 26, 1998. She is survived by her three daughters Heidi Franklin of Bradshaw, Md., Dr. Rosemarie Liebmann of Mt. Arlington, and Ramona Knapp of Succasunna, NJ. Also a sister, Elsie Raffensperger She also has six grandchildren, Charles Franklin, Michael Franklin, Gary Liebmann, Amy Liebmann, Alex Knapp, and Mark Knapp. Funeral from the funeral home on Saturday January 24, 2004 at 8:30 AM for a 10:00 AM liturgy of Christian Burial Service at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton R. C. Church 61 Main St. Flanders, NJ. 07836. Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Donations are being accepted to the church.