Elizabeth A. Tunkel, 84, of Whippany, NJ passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Sunrise Assisted Living of Randolph.
Elizabeth was born on September 17, 1931 in New York, NY. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Karl and Anna (nee Muelhausen) Dorstewitz.
Elizabeth was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mercy Church, Whippany, NJ. In her earlier years, she enjoyed traveling, knitting and needlepoint and spending time outside in her garden.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Steven Tunkel. She was the loving mother of daughter, Claire Ann Berg and her husband Robert, sons; Mark S. Tunkel and Andrew K. Tunkel and his wife Grace. She was also the cherished grandma of Steven, Thomas, and Christina Berg, Danielle Tunkel and great-granddaughter, Brenna Berg.
Friends are invited to visit at Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd in Whippany on Monday, September 19, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 in the funeral home. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Whippany, NJ. In Betty’s memory, please direct donations to Catholic Kolping Society, 165 E. 88th Street, New York, NY 10128.