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 Janet Jacob Schmidling
Born: 07/18/1926
Died: 01/09/2017
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Janet Jacob Schmidling

Janet Jacob Schmidling, a longtime resident of Tewksbury 
Township died Monday the 9th of January at the Hunterdon County Medical Center. 
 
Born in 1926 in Hackensack, N.J., she graduated from Hackensack High School in 1943. 
Janet Jacob and John Schmidling married in 1945. In 1948 they settled in Tewksbury, 
where Janet resided for the remainder of her life. 
 
Janet loved skiing, traveling, and entertaining. She served her community as a member of 
the board of Anderson House and the Tewksbury Historical Society, and held office in 
these organizations. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Oldwick. 
 
She and John raised 2 daughters, Jean Schmidling, and Jaye Schmidling Newbold. She is 
also survived by 5 grandchildren, Matthew Newbold, John Newbold-Knipp, Darcy 
Newbold, Katherine Levin Kelly and Michael Jacob Levin, and 5 great grand children. Her 
grandchildren and great grandchildren were her delight. 
Visitation will be on Saturday January 14, 2017 from 4:00PM until 6:00PM in the 
Coughlin Funeral Home, 15 Academy Street Califon, NJ 07830.

A Memorial Service at Zion Lutheran Oldwick will follow on a date to be determined. 
 
Memorial gifts may be made to the Tewksbury Historical Society 60 Water Street Lebanon, NJ 08833or to Anderson House, 532 County Rd 523, Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889 http://andersonhouse.org/donate/ or the Zion Lutheran Church in Oldwick, PO Box 41 Miller Avenue Oldwick, NJ 08858.

 
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Here are some special memories shared by family and friends.
The staff and clients of Anderson House are deeply saddened at the passing of our longtime friend and benefactor, Jan Schmidling. Jan came to Anderson House in December for our holiday party and to share the story of Anderson House's beginnings with our clients and volunteers. Jan will always be remembered for her secret bunny cakes at Easter, her wild boots and hats at the seafood festivals and her craft fairs but mostly for her staunch support and tireless work for women in recovery. She will be sorely missed. Helen McIntosh, Clinical Director, Anderson House, a Turning Point Program.
Helen McIntosh-Anderson Househ
You were loved and admired Jan - your spirit will be remembered. fondly, Bev
Beverly Merchant
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