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Obituary for Elizabeth Van de Vaarst (Engels)

Elizabeth Maria Van de Vaarst
4/24/38 - 8/23/18

Elizabeth (Liz) Maria Van de Vaarst died peacefully at her home in Livingston, New Jersey on Thursday, August 23, 2018.

Elizabeth was the daughter of Joseph and Margaret Engels. Born in Newark, NJ, she resided in Livingston all of her life. She graduated from Grover Cleveland High School and then attended Martland Medical Center in Newark where she obtained her RN. During her time at Martland, she met her soul mate, Herman C. Van de Vaarst (Skip.) The two were married in 1959 and shared almost 59 years together and raised three children. In recent years, Elizabeth pursued her love of water color painting. Elizabeth was a loving and dedicated wife and grandmother. She was a talented artist and a good friend. She will be missed.

She is pre-deceased in death by her parents and her middle child, Joseph L. Van de Vaarst.

She is survived by her loving husband, Skip, her oldest son Herman Jeffrey Van de Vaarst (Jane) of Woodbridge, VA and her youngest child, Katrina Slavey (Robert) of West Point, VA, two granddaughters, Tuppence S. Van de Vaarst of Maynooth, Ireland and Cambria-Anne S. Van de Vaarst of Rockville, MD.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 26th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Farmer Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Avenue, Roseland, NJ 07068. A Funeral Service will be held Monday, August 27th at 10:00 a.m. in the funeral home with interment to follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, 1500 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union, NJ. Condolences and memories may be shared at farmerfuneral.com.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to your favorite animal charity.

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(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com