Owen T. Engler
Engler – Owen T., of West Caldwell, formerly of Bloomfield, passed away on October 17, 2016. Born in Montclair, Mr. Engler resided in Bloomfield for most of his life before moving to West Caldwell three years ago. Before his retirement, Mr. Engler held various administrative positions with the Clifton Public Schools where he was employed for 40 years. He served as principal at School #3, School #16, Christopher Columbus Middle School, School #12 and also served, at one time, as the Director of Personnel. For 33 years, Mr. Engler served as the Director of The Fresh Air Fund Camps, specifically Marks Memorial Camp in Red Hook, NY and Camp Hidden Valley on the Sharp Reservation in Fish Kill, NY. Additionally, he served in the National Guard. He was a long-time member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Clifton and currently attended The Chapel on the Hill in Cedar Grove. Mr. Engler was predeceased by his son, Mark Owen Engler and his brother, Bruce Engler. Survivors include: his beloved wife, Barbara (nee Fauth); his sister, Marion Lozier of Hillsdale; one granddaughter, Rebecca Eleanor Collins of Shrewsbury, NJ; one great-granddaughter, Danielle Grace Longo; as well as nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday 9:30 am at The Chapel on the Hill, 560 Ridge Road, Cedar Grove. Please meet at church. Interment to follow at Mt. Hebron Cemetery in Upper Montclair. Visiting will be held on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Ave., Clifton. In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to the Chapel on the Hill, 560 Ridge Rd., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 or The Fresh Air Fund, 633 Third Ave., 14th Floor, NY, NY 10017. A Memorial Service will also be held November 12 at 10:00 am at Crane's Mill in West Caldwell.
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