~~Deborah “Deb” Schumacher, 63, of Succasunna, NJ passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Deb was born in Paterson, NJ on February 16, 1954 and grew up in Wyckoff, NJ. She has lived in Succasunna for the past 27 years and previously lived in Winfield Park, NJ, Stratford, CT, Prospect Park, NJ, and Mahopac, NY.
Deb took great pride in tending her flower garden. She also enjoyed rides in the country and viewing beautiful houses and architecture. Deb loved music, both singing and attending her husband, John’s, concerts. Most of all, she loved taking care of her boys. Deb will be remembered for her kind and nurturing nature as well as her magnetic personality. Deb is an alumnus of the Garfield Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps where she was in the Color Guard.
Deb is survived by her husband of 43 years, John Schumacher, her children; John Michael and his partner Beth, James Joseph and his partner Tracy, and Daniel Gray. Her grandchildren, Kyra Lee Schumacher and Gabriel Jimenez, her sister-in-law Judith Litzenberger and husband Mike, her brother-in-law Joseph Schleck, her nieces; Cheryl Mulligan (Litzenberger), Patricia Krutis (Litzenberger) and husband Dennis, Nicole Eskay (Schleck) and husband Rob. Her Great Nieces Caileigh Mulligan, Jenna Zehrer, Callie Jean Eskay and her Great Nephew Ryan Zehrer. Her long time closes friends; Dale Quiroga, Kathy Vasquez, and Linda Berry. Deb was predeceased by her sister-in-law, Leslie Jean Schleck (Schumacher) and mother-in-law, Anna Schumacher.
A Celebration of Deb’s Life will include a Memorial Gathering on Sunday September 24, 2017 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home. A 3:00PM Memorial Service will follow. Flowers would be greatly appreciated.