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“I can still pictue you coming into McCoys sunoco and crabbing a cigar, and paying for it, as a young local trooper. You made a impression on me. RIP ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Bruce Jorritsma - Branchville, NJ

“My sincere sympathy to the Hoverkamp family. Fred and I became friends when he lived on Hart Blvd. on Staten Island. We attended PS 45 and had many...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Don Nelsen - Somerset, NJ

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Nicole Wack/TriState Insurance - NJ

“My deepest sympathies go out to you. Annie you and the rest of your family are in my prayers. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: George Lista - Wantage, NJ

“Deepest Condolences, Fred and the entire Hoverkamp Family are in our thoughts and prayers. Michael Walsh 3rd Asst International Director ...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Michael Walsh - Staten Island, NY

“Remembering fondly those days when our son Zane was enrolled at the Sandyston Day Care. "Pop" was an integral part of our life then, and we are...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Jennifer Brylinski - Layton, NJ

“Dear Peter: I am sorry to learn about the death of your Brother John. I think of you often and about our time at St. Peter's. I entered the...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Brother Kevin (John Cahill) SSP - NY

“My condolences to the Hovercamp family. In the short time i have known Fred, i found him to be a great person. He will be missed dearly. God bless...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: keith martin - sandyston, NJ

“To Fred's family, We were neighbors of Fred,Mark and Jeff, in Ogdensburg, for many years. Rob,Heidi, Mark and Jeff were always together. They were...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Darlene Bennett - Camden, DE

“Our hearts are very heavy at this time with the passing of our beloved Uncel Fred. A kind kind man always smiling and making jokes, made the best...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Karyn Hoverkamp Bologno - FL

“Freddie, We love you and miss you but we know you are in a better place with your parents and our dear mother Vivienne. Love John and Gayle ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: John - TX

“Fred was a great husband, father, friend and person. He will be sorely missed. God has welcome a great man to his arms as he is rejoicing in his...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: Maria Kuhrt - Piscataway, NJ

“My thoughts and prayers are with all that had the honor of knowing Fred. Knowing him from when I was just a little kid I have very fond memories as...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Wendy Langlinais (Goldsworthy) - TX

“My prayers and thoughts are with you all. -Love, Doug and Kathy ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Doug Hoverkamp - Owatonna, MN

“To the hoverkamp family and all,we ,gordon, sandy, doug, tammy and karyn send our great sorrow for the loss of uncle freddie, he wsa very much loved...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: tammy hoverkamp reynolds - TN

“Thinking on you all at this very sad time, We have very fond memories of uncle Fred a true gentleman we will surely miss him thoughts and prayers...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Declan Biggins


John Frederick Hoverkamp, 71, of Sandyston Township, died Sunday, January 27, 2013, at home. Born in Staten Island, New York, Mr. Hoverkamp lived in Franklin prior to moving to Sandyston Township in 1989. He was in the United States Coast Guard from 1961-1963. A New Jersey State Trooper, Mr. Hoverkamp worked in various stations in North Jersey serving as a S.W.A.T. team leader, was a member of the Underwater Recovery Team for New Jersey, and a member of the Bomb Disposal Team for New Jersey. He retired from the Netcong Barracks in 1986 after 20 years of service. Following his retirement, Mr. Hoverkamp worked for A.E.T.C. as an Explosive Disposal Technician. He later started his own company, R.E.M.T.C. (Reactive Explosive Materials Training Corp.), developing special equipment to handle explosives with a concern for environmental protection. He, along with his wife, also operated a day care center in Sandyston Township for eight years, "Sandyston Day Care". Mr. Hoverkamp was a member of St. Thomas R.C. Church in Sandyston and American Legion Post 157 in Branchville. The son of the late George and Audrey (nee Morgan) Hoverkamp, Mr. Hoverkamp is survived by his wife, Annie (nee Donohoe) Hoverkamp; six children, Mark Hoverkamp of Bushkill, Pennsylvania, Jeff Hoverkamp of Sattley, California, Brendon Pi of Belleville, Kevin Pi of Glen Gardner, Steven Pi of Sandyston Township, and Susan Hoverkamp Heater of Hackettstown; and seven grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Audrey Wohl of La Jolla, California; two brothers, Peter Hoverkamp of Winter Haven, Florida, and Captain Doug Hoverkamp of Merritt Island, Florida; and two cousins, John Kuhrt of Heath, Texas, and Bill Kuhrt of Piscataway; A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at St. Thomas R.C. Church in Sandyston. Interment will follow in Frankford Plains Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Wood Funeral Home, 16 Main Street, Branchville, with an 8 p.m. American Legion service. Memorial donations may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

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