Obituary of Raymond Otto Westerfield
Raymond Otto “Pop-Pop” Westerfield of Hopatcong passed away surrounded by his family Saturday November 16, 2019 at the VA New Jersey Health Care System in East Orange.
He was 80.
Born in Jersey City, he moved to Hopatcong in 1977.
Prior to his retirement, Raymond was a contractor with Contemporary Wall Systems in East Hanover. He also served as head of maintenance at Butler Aviation in Newark International Airport.
An Army Korean War Veteran, he was a member of the Knee Deep Club, the Hopatcong Seniors, and the Adler Aphasia Center in Maywood.
Raymond enjoyed fishing, hunting, card playing, woodworking and boating. The proudest father and grandfather, he was always willing to help others. He enjoyed teasing, and always had a deal for family and friends.
Beloved husband of 63 years of Joan (nee: Delaney) Westerfield. Devoted father of Sheryl Hoer and her husband Richard, Linda Verdi and her husband Chester, Robin Joan Dora and her husband Walter and Jodi Pisillo and her husband Lou. Loving grandfather/great grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Dear brother of Royal and Richard Westerfield and the late Robert Westerfield. Cherished son of the late Royal Joseph and the late Bertha (nee: Grunert) Westerfield.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Raymond’s Life Celebration on Tuesday November 19 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing. Military honors will begin at 7:30PM
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hopatcong Seniors, 32 Lakeside Boulevard, Hopatcong, NJ 07843.