Eugene Tappen

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, November 9, 2018
Codey & Mackey Funeral Home
107 Essex Avenue
Boonton, New Jersey, United States


10:00 am
Saturday, November 10, 2018
St. Pius X R.C. Church
24 Changebridge Rd.
Montville Township, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

11:30 am
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Rosedale Cemetery & Crematory
367 Washington St.
Orange, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Eugene R. Tappen

Eugene R. Tappen, III, of Pine Brook, NJ, peacefully passed away at home on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  He was 91 years old.

Born in East Orange, NJ to Eugene Tappen and Frances (Tappen) Lepore, Eugene attended Clifford Scott HS. He moved to Pine Brook in 1958.

He proudly served in the US Navy in World War II.  Eugene was an engineer for over 35 years at I.T.T. in Nutley, NJ, and several countries abroad.

Visitation will be held on Friday, November 9th from 4-7 pm at the Codey & Mackey Funeral Home, 107 Essex Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005.  A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, November 10th at 10:00 am in St. Pius X Church, 24 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ, where he was a founding member.  The interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery in Orange, NJ.  To share a condolence or a memory, please visit

Eugene was predeceased by his wife, Joan (Kirst) Tappen in 2007.  His son, Ross Tappen, daughter in law, Jessica Arenella, brother, Brent L. Tappen, former wife, Shirley A. Tappen, and two grandchildren, John Phillip and Mary Eleanor Tappen survive him.



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