Timothy Sparkes

Obituary of Timothy Sparkes

Timothy Sparkes of Jefferson Twp., NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family.   He was 66 years old.  Timothy was born on September 27, 1957 in Montclair, NJ to the late Eldred and the late Kathryn (Devine) Sparkes.

Timothy was a CNC Machinist employed by Thorlabs in Newton, NJ for many years before retiring.  He enjoyed boating on Lake Hopatcong and working on his house and lawn but most importantly he loved spending time with his cherished family and faithful canine companions.

Timothy is survived by his son, Nicholas Sparkes and his step-daughter, Katelynne Culp.  Additional survivors include his siblings; Kathy DiGiacomo, John Sparkes, Eldred (Teddy) Sparkes, Elizabeth Smith, Judith Norman, Jay Sparkes and Thomas Sparkes. He is also survived by and many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.

Timothy's Life Celebration Services will include a memorial gathering to be announced by the family in the future. 

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