Judson Sproul Post

Obituaries Judson Sproul Post

Mr. Post, 91, of Freehold died Jan. 30 at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Born in Keyport, he later moved to the Parlin section of Sayreville. A graduate of South River High School and Rutgers Agricultural College, he started his career in education as a science and agricultural teacher at Millville High School, where he worked from 1937-40, then taught from 1949-54 at the middle school in Millstone. After retiring from the Freehold Borough school district in 1976 — where he worked for 21 years as a special education teacher — he was employed for 16 years by Battleview Orchards, Freehold Township, and also worked as a consultant for the Barlett Tree Expert Co. An Army veteran who had served in World War II and the Korean War, he retired as a lieutenant colonel after 23 years of active and reserve service. He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4373 and American Legion Post 54, both in Freehold; a charter member of the former Kiwanis Club of Freehold, for which he had served as its first secretary; a member of both the National Education Association and the New Jersey Education Association; and a scoutmaster of Freehold Cub Pack 151. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Freehold and had served over the years as a deacon, elder, Sunday school teacher, and clerk of session. An avid reader, athlete and gardener, he also served on the Shade Tree Commission, Freehold. Mr. Post was predeceased by three sisters, Virginia P. Wortley, Barbara P. Ryan and Constance P. Render. Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Lorraine Dufford Post; two sons, George Christie Post and Gregory Judson Post; seven grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A funeral service was held at Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold, followed by interment at the Van Camp family plot at New Cemetery, Somerville.

Carolyn M. Flores

Mrs. Flores, 65, of Allentown died Jan. 31 at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills. Born in Jamesburg, she was an area resident for more than 10 years. A retired supervising teller for First Union, East Windsor, she was a former member of St. Gregory the Great Roman Catholic Church, Hamilton, and a member of St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, Allentown. She was predeceased by her first husband, Frederick D. Hart, and her parents, James and Carolyn Holmes Emens. Surviving are her husband of 24 years, Romel Flores; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Glenn and Cheryl Hart of Hershey, Pa., and Gary Hart of New Egypt; a daughter, Dorothy (Dee) Montgomery of Allentown, and her fiancé, Robert Haker; two grandchildren, Andrew Montgomery and Emily Hart; several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts and uncles; and several cousins, including Irene and James Hluchy of the Clarksburg section of Millstone. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. John’s Church, followed by interment at Princeton Memorial Park, Allentown. Peppler Funeral Home, Allentown, was in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Deborah Hospital Foundation, New Jersey Region, P.O. Box 820, Browns Mills 08015-0820.

Charles Cooper Jr.

Mr. Cooper, 81, of Freehold died Jan. 29 at home. He was born in Freehold and was a lifelong area resident. He worked for the state of New Jersey as a driver at the N.J. Training School for Boys, Monroe, retiring in 1987. He served in the a U.S. Army during World War II, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 54, Freehold.

Surviving are his wife, Esther Bartek Cooper, of Freehold, and three brother-in-laws and two sister-in-laws, John and Marie Bartek of Mercerville, Paul Bartek of Clarksburg, George Bartek of Freehold, and Sophie Iverson of Howell.

Service were held at C.H.T. Clayton & Son Funeral home, Howell.