William Tenpenny, 83 of Iselin NJ passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at JFK Hartwyck @Oak Tree, Edison. He was the son of the late Margaret and Joseph Herrgott. Bill was born on September 12, 1934 in Newark, NJ.
Bill graduated from Barringer High School in Newark and was a Fire Captain for the City of Newark, until his retirement in 1983.
Bill loved spending time with his family, flying his airplane, hunting, skiing and fishing.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Maria Tenpenny; his four loving children, Wendy Witkowski and her husband Walter of Conway, South Carolina, William Tenpenny and his wife Marianne of Bayville, NJ, Doreen Kurtz and her husband Robert of Highlands, NJ and Dennis Tenpenny of Iselin, NJ; 8 caring grandsons, Eric Witkowski, Dr. William Tenpenny and his wife Dr. Diana Bacal, Adam Witkowski, Nicholas Tenpenny, Brandon Tenpenny, Vincent Tenpenny, Joseph Tenpenny and Michael Tenpenny.
Visitation will be held Monday, May 14, 2018, from 2 to 6 pm, with a funeral service at 5:30pm at Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 1225 Green Street and Cooper Ave, Iselin.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:
Saint Barnabas Medical Center Development Department, Burn Unit, 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052.