Nepa, Victor James Sr.
Nepa, Victor James Sr. age 82 of Andover Borough, NJ passed away peacefully Tuesday July 27, 2021 at his home. Born and raised in Carbondale, PA, Victor had resided in Newton before moving to Andover Borough many years ago.
Son of the late Leo F. and Iris (nee Davis) Nepa, Victor had proudly served in the United States Army Reserves in the post Korean War era. A self-employed Master Carpenter, he had also served as a member of the Andover Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept. Victor was a member and past Governor of the Newton Moose Lodge #432 as well as being a member of the Down Back Hunting Club of Lafayette. He was an avid Billiards player on a competitive level and he enjoyed Ice Fishing.
A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many, Victor was predeceased by his brothers Leo, Felix, Casey and Jerry Nepa, his first wife Carole (nee Lentz) as well as a step daughter Ann Barto. He is survived by is wife Evelyn Loraine (mee Draughon), his sons Leo and his wife Patty Nepa of Kunkletown, PA, Victor and his wife Lisa Nepa of Green Twp. and Anthony Nepa of Andover Borough, his step sons Michael T. Phillips of Hawley, PA and David Phillips of Lafayette, his brothers Carmen Nepa of Carbondale, PA, Louis Nepa of Delaware, and Paul Nepa of Carbondale, PA, his sisters Marlene Fierro of Newton, Rosemarie Porosky of Kunkletown, PA, Jackie Gribble of Hernando, FL and Michelle Criscera of PA. Also surviving are his grandchildren Jessica Nepa and Maria Nelly as well as his four step grandchildren.
Memorial Visitation will be held Saturday July 31, 2021 from 12 to 3 PM in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home #156 Main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ 07860. Online condolences through www.iliff-ruggierofuneralhome.com.