Charlotte M.  Read
Died: May 18, 2017

Charlotte M. Read, 83 of Long Valley, NJ passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Born February 4, 1934 in Easton, PA, Charlotte was the daughter of the late Harvey & Alice Dalrymple Little. Charlotte was a resident of the Long Valley area for most of her adult life.

Many years ago, Mrs. Read was employed by the former Welsh Farms of Long Valley, NJ as a switchboard operator.  She is survived by three children; Roger Read, Robin Buchanan and Theresa (Stephen) Shearin. In addition, she is survived by a sister, Margaret Simon and two grandchildren; Daniel Buchanan & Kelly (Matthew) Bell. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert V. Read.

Viewing hours will take place on Monday, May 22, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ. Funeral services will be at the end of the visitation. Interment will follow at the German Valley Rural Cemetery, Long Valley, NJ. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Joan Knechel Cancer Center, 657 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, NJ. Online condolences may be offered to the family at


Robbin Scelso
May 22nd, 2017 7:31 am
To the Read Family, I am very sorry for you loss. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. Scelso Family
Elizabeth (Read) and Anthony McConnell
May 21st, 2017 1:18 pm
Dear Robin, Rodger, Terry and family, Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. Please find comfort in that Aunt Charlotte had a wonderful, long life, with the Love of her Life, Uncle Bob. And the Love and support of her children. She was very proud of all of you, and rightfully so. She was a good Aunt to me and my family, and she will be missed. Love to all of you, you are in our thoughts and prayers, Love Liz, Tony, Mike and Catalina.
Jamie Ebach
May 19th, 2017 2:22 pm
Dear Sweet Terry- I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. Please know you and your family are in my prayers and if there is anything you need, please let me know. Sincerely, Jamie Ebach, KSJLaw, LLC
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