Violet Grace Feltz
Died: May 9, 2014
Violet Grace Feltz went Home to be with her Lord early on Friday morning, May 9, 2014 surrounded by her children. She is predeceased by her beloved husband, Florent K. Feltz after 42 years of marriage in 1989. She is survived by her three children, Lois and her husband John Johnson of Hackettstown, NJ, David and his wife Joanne Feltz of Schroon Lake, NY, Robert Feltz of Hackettstown, NJand a sister Elizabeth Myers of Hackettstown, NJ. She is also survived by her grandchildren Joshua Feltz of Tampa Florida and Jacklyn and her husband Clint Lain and three great-grand children Tori, Dylan and Wes Lain from Ft Worth, TX . She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was born May 8, 1924 in Paterson, NJ to Hilda (Nehring) and Benjamin Boonstra. She graduated from William Paterson College with a degree in teaching. She was a substitute elementary teacher in the Wayne school system for many years. She also worked in the accounting office of the Wayne General Hospital. She taught Sunday school, Pioneer Girls and Jr High Youth Group at Madison Ave. Baptist Church in Paterson, NJ. She was a member of Hawthorne Gospel Church and most recently attended Emmanuel Bible Church, Schooley's Mountain, NJ. She was a very talented seamstress and sewed countless wedding gowns for friends and family starting with her very own gown! She met and married her sweetheart Florent in 1946 and lived in Oneonta, NY where they worked at Oneonta Home for Children. They started their own family and moved back to Wayne, NJ. She lived there until 2002 then moved to Hackettstown, NJ where she lived at the House of the Good Shepherd. She could never speak highly enough of the tender loving care and concern that the staff gave her and she loved it there! In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Samaritan's Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. Visitation will be Tuesday evening, May 13 from 6:00-9:00 pm at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, N.J. There will be a celebration of her life at the funeral home on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 10:00AM. Interment will be at Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa, NJ at 2 pm following the repast.