In memory of
Sylvester "Sy" Compton
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In memory of
Sylvester "Sy" Compton
Sylvester 'Sy' Compton Active in Masonic organizations Sylvester "Sy" Compton, 92, of Holland Township, N.J., passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Moravian Hall Square in Nazareth, Pa. Born Oct. 18, 1925, in Kingwood Township, N.J., Sy was a lifelong resident of Hunterdon County before moving to Holland Township in 2005. Sy graduated from Frenchtown High School in 1943. He worked at Riegel Paper Corp. in Milford, N.J., did farming on the side, and worked part time for Stem Brothers in Frenchtown, N.J., for 20 years. He was a member and a Past Master of the Phillipsburg Masonic Lodge No. 52. Sy was also a Past Grand Chaplain for the Grand Lodge of the State of New Jersey. Sy was actively involved in Masonic organizations. He was also a member of the Frenchtown American Legion Post 113. Son of the late Lewis D. and Jeannette B. (Stires) Compton, Sy is survived by his son, Lewis R. Compton and his wife, Linda, of Holland Township, N.J.; his daughters, Deborah Shenberger of Holland Township, Nancy Compton and her husband, James, of Holland Township, and Kathleen Shive and her husband, Randy, of Palmer Township, Pa. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Sy was predeceased by his beloved wife of 57 years, Jean Louise (Hoffman) Compton; his son, Jeffrey S. Compton; and his sister, Erma King. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at 11 a.m., at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Rd., Holland Township, N.J. Interment followed at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Alexandria Township, N.J. Visitation was Monday and Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Frenchtown American Legion Post 113, 510 Harrison St., Frenchtown, N.J. 08825; the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Association, 564 Spring Mills Rd., Milford, N.J. 08848, or any Masonic charity. For more information or to send online condolences, visit Johnsonwalton.com Johnson-Walton Funeral Home 24 Church Road Milford, N.J. 08848 (908) 995-2393
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In memory of
Sylvester "Sy" Compton
Sylvester 'Sy' Compton Active in Masonic organizations Sylvester "Sy" Compton, 92, of Holland Township, N.J., passed away on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, at Moravian Hall Square in Nazareth, Pa. Born Oct. 18, 1925, in Kingwood Township, N.J., Sy was a lifelong resident of Hunterdon County before moving to Holland Township in 2005. Sy graduated from Frenchtown High School in 1943. He worked at Riegel Paper Corp. in Milford, N.J., did farming on the side, and worked part time for Stem Brothers in Frenchtown, N.J., for 20 years. He was a member and a Past Master of the Phillipsburg Masonic Lodge No. 52. Sy was also a Past Grand Chaplain for the Grand Lodge of the State of New Jersey. Sy was actively involved in Masonic organizations. He was also a member of the Frenchtown American Legion Post 113. Son of the late Lewis D. and Jeannette B. (Stires) Compton, Sy is survived by his son, Lewis R. Compton and his wife, Linda, of Holland Township, N.J.; his daughters, Deborah Shenberger of Holland Township, Nancy Compton and her husband, James, of Holland Township, and Kathleen Shive and her husband, Randy, of Palmer Township, Pa. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Sy was predeceased by his beloved wife of 57 years, Jean Louise (Hoffman) Compton; his son, Jeffrey S. Compton; and his sister, Erma King. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at 11 a.m., at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Rd., Holland Township, N.J. Interment followed at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Alexandria Township, N.J. Visitation was Monday and Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Frenchtown American Legion Post 113, 510 Harrison St., Frenchtown, N.J. 08825; the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Association, 564 Spring Mills Rd., Milford, N.J. 08848, or any Masonic charity. For more information or to send online condolences, visit Johnsonwalton.com Johnson-Walton Funeral Home 24 Church Road Milford, N.J. 08848 (908) 995-2393
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