Doris Helen Ayers
Died: Jan 20, 2020

Doris Helen Ayers, age 97, of Denville, NJ died peacefully on Monday, January 20, 2020 at home in Denville, NJ.  Doris was born April 3, 1922 in Bronx New York. She is the daughter of the late Frederick Stuckelberger and the late Marie (Chval) Stuckelberger.  Doris was predeceased by her husband William Ayers in 2001.

She is survived by 4 children, Linda Sue (Ayers) Vitaliano and husband Peter, Diane Carol (Ayers) Post, Robert Ayers, and Betsy (Ayers) Bente.  She is also survived by her 5 grandchildren, Michael, Matthew, James, Robert and wife Mary, Amanda and husband Greg, and her 4 great grandchildren, Bobby, Lauran, Jake, and Jacquelyn.  She was predeceased in death by one daughter, Pamela Jean. 

During her life she enjoyed vacationing at Ortley Beach, Traveling, swimming at the Randolph YMCA, being a member of the Denville Senior Club and also was a 4H leader.  She was a city girl that was completely countrified. 

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.  A graveside service will be held at the Union Cemetery, Mountain Ave, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 10:30am.  Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at


Patricia Anderson
January 28th, 2020 1:37 pm
Please accept my sad condolences on the passing of your Mother, Doris. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May she RIP.
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