John Dorsey
Friday
21
December

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, December 21, 2018
Dangler Lewis & Carey Funeral Home
312 W Main Street
Boonton, New Jersey, United States
(973) 334-0842
Friday
21
December

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, December 21, 2018
Dangler Lewis & Carey Funeral Home
312 W Main Street
Boonton, New Jersey, United States
(973) 334-0842
Saturday
22
December

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, December 22, 2018
St. John's Episcopal Church
226 Cornelia Street
Boonton, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
22
December

Interment

12:30 pm
Saturday, December 22, 2018
Whitehall Methodist Church Cemetery
29 Whitehall Road
Towaco, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of John Dorsey

John Hull Dorsey, 80, of Boonton Township

John Hull Dorsey, 80, of Boonton Township passed away on December 16, 2018, at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pequannock.

Visitation will be held on Friday, December 21, 2018, from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Dangler, Lewis and Carey Funeral Home, 312 West Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 226 Cornelia St., Boonton, NJ 07005. Interment will follow immediately at Whitehall Methodist Church Cemetery in Towaco. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s name to St. John’s Episcopal Church.

John graduated from Blair Academy, Yale College (1959) and Yale Law School (1962). He served six years in the U.S. Army Reserve. He practiced law for 51 years, including 42 years at the firm now known as Dorsey and Semrau located at 714 Main Street, Boonton. John also served his community as an Assemblyman (1976-1978) and a Senator (1978-1994) in the New Jersey State Legislature.

Born in Newark, raised in Towaco, John has lived in Boonton Township since 1964. He was a faithful member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Boonton and a member of the Deer Lake Club.

John is survived by his beloved daughters Jennifer Hull Dorsey (George Nisbet) and Stephanie Jean Dorsey, and their mother, Susan Dewitt Dorsey; his cherished grandchildren Josephine, Casey, Daijin and Violet; and his faithful home health aide Monica Kissi.

 

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