Judith Ruth (Umpa) Zingg, age 85, died Sunday, June 13, 2021 at Hackettstown Hospital. She was the widow of Harry H. Zingg who died in September 2006.
Daughter of the late Dr. & Mrs. Charles I. Umpa, she was born on March 10, 1936, and was raised in Nashua, NH. She graduated from Nashua High School in 1954. She graduated from the University of Vermont in 1958 with a BS degree in Education and was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
She lived in Burlington, VT and taught school there for three years while her husband finished his education at UVM. After moving to NJ in 1961, she substituted and tutored before teaching in the Washington Township (Morris County) school system from which she retired in June 1999. She lived in Long Valley, NJ for 25 years and Hackettstown, NJ for 27 years.
Survivors include her son, Darin and wife, Sherry of Blairstown, NJ, her daughter Jennifer and husband, Jim Davis of Mason, OH, and daughter Kimberly and husband, Gary Dubas of Mechanicsburg, PA. Surviving grandchildren are Rebecca, Ben, and Jake Dubas and Amelia, Madalyn, and Claire Davis.
Surviving sisters are Jane and her husband Ed Kerr of Naples, FL and Susan and her husband Rick Angevine of San José, CA. Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Funeral arrangements are by Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840 (908-852-3361). There will be an informal gathering for her close friends and family on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at her home from 2-5 PM.