Lillian H. Weisgerber, 92, of Berkeley Heights, NJ, passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family on February 23, 2020. Visiting hours at Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St. in Chatham will be held on Thursday, February 27, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm followed by a service beginning at 4:30. Interment will be private.
Born in Newark, the daughter of Clyde and Lovday (Bryant) Henry, Lillian was raised in Livingston and graduated from West Orange High School in 1945. She had also lived in New Providence before moving to Berkeley Heights in 1955. In her early years, Lillian worked for an insurance company in Newark prior to raising her family. She loved being involved in local politics serving as Deputy Mayor of Berkeley Heights for a year as well as co-founding the Berkeley Heights Tax Payer Association. Aside from politics, Lillian enjoyed doting on her grandchildren, playing cards, puzzles and bowling and vacationing at the family beach home at the Jersey shore. Earlier on, she and her husband Bill would enjoy and complete in roller skate dance events in Florham Park.
Lillian was the beloved wife of 70 years to the late William “Bill” Weisgerber. She was the loving mother of Ellen Jaworski and William Weisgerber. She is also survived by 5 cherished grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lillian’s memory may be made to The Center for Hope Hospice, 1900 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.