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Obituary of Joseph Kepler
Joseph F. Kepler, 74, of Hopatcong, passed away peacefully on Monday September 10, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Morristown, on July 25, 1944 to the late John and Mary (Cole) Kepler Joseph resided in Hopatcong for many years. Joseph served proudly in the Vietnam War with the United States Army from 1965-1967. He was a member of the American Legion Post #278 of Stanhope. Joseph was employed as a Foreman at Weldon Asphalt in Roseland and a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers. He was fond of classic cars, especially his 1967 red, Pontiac GTO.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon (Dey), two sons, Marc Kepler and Michael Kepler and his wife Danielle, daughter, Meredith Kepler, four grandchildren, Travis, Robyn, Samantha and Michael, sister, Marianne and three brothers, Anthony, Paul and Peter and his wife, Sharon. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
Cremation will be private. Joseph's Life Celebration will include a memorial gathering on Friday September 14th, 2018 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing, NJ 07850. A Prayer Service, followed by Military Honors, will begin at 6:00 PM at the funeral home.