Obituary of Gwendolyn Van Riper
Gwendolyn Van Riper of Succasunna passed away Wednesday June 8, 2022 at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown. She was 82. Born in Morristown on February 8, 1940 to the late Robert Jack and the late Minetta (Wells) Jack, she lived in Landing and Boca Raton, Florida prior to moving to Succasunna 30 years ago. Prior to her retirement, Gwen was an administrative assistant with TMP Worldwide in Budd Lake. She enjoyed camping, riding motorcycles with her husband, the beach and traveling. Most of all she loved spending time with her family, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved being a nana and a "more" nana to her favorite people. Gwen would do anything for anyone. Beloved wife for 64 years of Lawrence Van Riper, Jr. Devoted mother of Diane and Tom Perillo, Dawn and Mike Foote and the late Deborah Sheard. Cherished grandmother of Tiffany (Nick) DeFilippis, Kyle (Estella) Perillo, Brian (Kelsie) Foote, Sean (Stephanie) Foote, Shannon (Dom) Foote and the late Jennifer Owens. Loving great grandmother of Alyssa, Liam and Christian. Dear sister of Janet Mandeville. Predeceased by 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Arrangements are private. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (www.stjude.org).
A Memorial Tree was planted for Gwendolyn
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home