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Joan Washofer

September 30, 1932 ~ September 6, 2021 (age 88)


Dorothy Joan Washofer, 88, of Waldwick, passed away on Monday, September 6, 2021.  Born in Jersey City, she lived in Cliffside Park before moving to Waldwick 64 years ago.

Joan was a member of Bethlehem Evangelical church in Ridgewood for many years where she a member of the Vesper Guild and Social Ministries along with many other groups.  She was also involved with her children in Scouting for many years.      

Joan is survived by her children Alfred, Jr. and his wife Laura and Susan and her husband Alex Boyce, and 5 grandchildren: Jaimie, Eric, Nathan, Victoria and Andrew.  Her family was the most important thing to her, and her grandchildren were her pride and joy.  Joan was predeceased by her husband Alfred L. Washofer, Sr. in 1988.

Visiting hours for the family are 6 to 8 pm on Thursday at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home,, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ. 

A Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am on Friday at the Messiah Lutheran Church, 228 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, NJ 07436.  Interment will follow at the George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan’s memory can be made to the Waldwick Volunteer Ambulance Corps, PO Box 244, Waldwick, NJ 07463 or St. Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joan Washofer, please visit our floral store.


September 9, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Funeral Service
September 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Messiah Lutheran Church
228 Ramapo Valley Road
Oakland, NJ 07436

September 10, 2021

1:00 PM
George Washington Memorial Park
234 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07653

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