Members of our CERT Team who are known to have passed away are listed below:
Lee Benjamin Flemming, 65, passed away suddenly in the early morning on Monday, September 12, 2016. Born in Rochester in 1951, Lee grew up in rural Ionia, NY in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York. He was the only child of Paul and Nellie Flemming. Lee started working in the late 60s at a small regional paint store, Schuele and Co, in Rochester. He met his wife, Phoebe Jane, at a friend’s wedding and they married in fall 1973. They started their life together in a quaint apartment in Batavia, NY. Lee and Phoebe then moved to Buffalo, NY where he began classes at Erie County Community College while working full time. He graduated Summa Cum Laude, transferred to Buffalo State College earning a BS followed later by an MBA from SUNY at Buffalo. By the early 80s in Buffalo, Lee got a job in sales with the large paint company, Benjamin Moore & Co. Soon after, the Flemmings welcomed the arrival of their first born, Phoebe Katherine in 1982. Benjamin Moore then transferred Lee and his family to Houston, Texas where they welcomed the arrival of their youngest, Benjamin Ethan in 1986. After Houston, Lee and his family spent 4 years in Naperville, IL just outside of Chicago then moved to Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, where the family has lived ever since. For the last 10 years Lee had worked for Hilti North America, a large industrial equipment manufacturer. He also spent time as a town councilman of Ho-Ho-Kus. Lee will always be remembered for his grand presence and personality and now he is larger than life with a spirit fit only for the high heavens. He was a loyal and compassionate man who cared deeply for those close to him. He is survived by his wife Phoebe Jane, daughter Phoebe (Katy) Katherine, son Ben, loving lab Bernie, and plenty of close cousins and wonderful friends. A celebration of life will be held at Saint Bartholomew’s Church in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ on October 1 2016 at 3pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the ASPCA. www.vanemburgh.com C. C. Van Emburgh – Ridgewood 306 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, (201) 445-0344 Published in The Record on Sept. 18, 2016
Bob, [73, of Ho-Ho-Kus, N J] was born in Irvington to Victor and Myrtle Bornstein. He graduated from Union High School and spent many years in the family plumbing business, Bornstein Sons, in Newark, which was started by his grandfather. Some 40 years ago, he incorporated his own business, Suburban Plumbing and Heating, with his partner Marvin Rodburg, both master plumbers, and serviced many residential and commercial accounts throughout New Jersey until retirement in 2012. Bob was a lifelong, diehard Giants and Yankees fan and loved his golf (never took a cart). He never met a dog that didn’t love him, book he didn’t want to read or crossword he didn’t want to do. He loved his family, country music and television, especially 70-year movies. He was predeceased by his first wife Rita Grossman. He was the father of Jeffrey Bornstein of Piscataway, Mark Bornstein of Las Vegas and Adam Bornstein and his wife Marcella of Mt. Laurel; grandfather of Rebecca and Aaron; brother of Elaine Bornstein Cocco of Middletown, Del.; uncle of Melissa and Meredith of Bel Air, Md.; husband of Cindy Nelson Bornstein of Ho-Ho-Kus. A service will be held at J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels in Cedar Grove at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 26, followed by interment at Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge and a repast luncheon. Memorial donations may be made to the cancer charity of your choice.
Tully Jack, 82, of Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ, died October 21, 2012. Beloved father of Kathryn Dickerson Shigeta and Martha Godart both of Ridgewood. Loving grandfather of Christine, Meg, Jack, Peter and Kevin. He was predeceased by his wife, Louise and his brother Dr. William Dickerson. Tully was an electrical engineer with Unysis Corporation, NY, before his retirement. He was President of the Ho-Ho-Kus Seniors; an active member of the Glen Rock Activities Group and the Ridgewood Hobbyists. Tully was a member of the Air Force during the Korean War. He was a long time loyal member of the West Side Presbyterian Church where a memorial service will be held Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 11 AM. Donations may be made in his memory to West Side Presbyterian Church. Tully will be lovingly remembered by his many friends and family. Arrangements C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
Fullam, William T. age 67 of Ridgewood died Thursday, July 3, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, NY he lived in Ridgewood for 45 years. Bill served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Before his retirement he was a product manager for LumaSense Technologies, Oakland. He attended St. Nicholas GO Church, Wyckoff, NJ. Surviving is his wife Aretoula (nee Turnaritou) Fullam of Ridgewood, his brother, Philip Fullam of New Mexico and his nephew and niece, Alex and Jennifer. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10-11 am at St. Nicholas G.O. Church; 467 Grandview Ave. Wyckoff, NJ followed a Funeral Service at 11 am. Interment will be held at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Nicholas GO Church would be appreciated. Arrangement by the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ 07481.