In Memoriam: Liber Panella

Firefighter Liber D. “Lee” Panella, 92, passed away at Memory Care Center in Chester on November 14, 2016 after a short illness.

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In Memoriam: Willard Bergman

The officers and members of the Mendham Fire Department regret to announce the passing of Firefighter Willard “Bill” Bergman. He will be missed by all who knew him.

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In Memoriam: Donald “Murph” Rae

Donald A. “Murph” Rae, 88, formerly of Washington, NJ passed away peacefully on October 11, 2015 at the NJ Fireman’s Home in Boonton, NJ where he was a resident for the past year.
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In Memoriam: Frederick Watkins

Frederick E. Watkins, Jr., 83 years old of Wall, NJ died Wednesday August 24, 2016 at home. He was born in Morristown, NJ and lived in Fort Myers, FL before moving to Wall. continue reading →


In Memoriam: Joseph A. Grassi

Joseph A. Grassi of Mendham passed away on Dec. 31, 2013 at Holly Manor Center in Mendham. He was 90. Born in Mendham he was a lifelong Mendham resident. Joe was an Army veteran who served in the 11th Airborne Division Company 188, during WWII from 1943 to 1946. He was the recipient of a purple heart.

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In Memoriam: Bill Conover

William H. Conover died peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 5, 2013. He was 78.

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In Memoriam: Donald Smith

Ex-Chief Donald E. Smith “Smitty,” 81, died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at his home in Mendham. Born in Morristown, he lived in Morris Plains before moving to Mendham in 1947. Mr. Smith served in the Army from 1951-1953 during Korea. continue reading →


In Memoriam: Earl G. Barnes, Jr.

Ex-Chief Earl G. Barnes, Jr., age 80, died peacefully, on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011 at Morristown Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Syracuse, NY, he lived in Mendham for 53 years before moving to Mt. Arlington and then Landing several years ago. He served in the Navy during Korea. Earl was a Past Chief (1974-1975) and Past President (1997) of the Mendham Fire Department. He was also a Life member of the Mendham Pastime Club. He served on the Shade Tree Commission in Mendham Borough and served on the First Aid Squad. continue reading →


In Memoriam: Donald B. Day

Donald B. Day, 82, departed this life on July 24, 2010. Mr. Day moved to Lake Worth in 1956 from Mendham, NJ continue reading →


In Memoriam: Joe Murphy

Joseph J. Murphy died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at the N.J. Firemen’s Home, Boonton, N.J. He was 76. continue reading →