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HANSHI WILLIAM H. DUESSEL, 10th DAN

Age 87, of Ross Township, on Friday, August 15, 2014, surrounded by family and friends. Beloved husband of the late Mary (Karr) Duessel; cherished father of Richard A., Gary T., Barbara L. Emminger, P. Scott (Cynthia), Patricia A. Ewing (Raymond), and the late Deborah L. Ryberg; loving grandfather to eight grandchildren and four great- grandchildren; […]

MEMORIAL DAY

THANK YOU TO ALL THE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE THEIR ALL FOR THEIR COUNTRY, THOSE WHO SERVED AND THOSE WHO STILL SERVE SO WE MAY BE FREE.

In Memory of Rober Poyer, Jr.

The dojo has lost a third friend during recent months with the passing of Robert L. Poyer, Jr. He was born, May 21, 1950 and died January 4, 2010, attempting to save his dog, which fell through the ice at Swazey Mill Park. He was a person who passionately believed in the Constitution of the […]

In Memory of Sensei Dennis Sammartino

It is with regret that I write about the passing of Sensei Dennis Sammartino (12-7-09) at his home after a prolonged battle with cancer. Dennis and I trained with Sensei Dale Jenkins, starting in about 1973.  He was a fine man who taught Isshinryu for many years at his dojo in Boonton, NJ. His desire […]

In Memory of Gene Feller

Gene Feller – November 3, 1940 to November 17, 2009 He was a friend of 26 years, an artist and Second Degree Black Belt at our dojo. Gene loved to train. He lifted weights with the best of them and he loved to expand his Isshin-ryu skills and knowledge. His sense of humor would light […]

In Memory of Mrs. Mary Duessel. April 10, 1927 – August 19, 2008

Mary Duessel a friend with the willingness to listen, laugh at a good story and would also say things like they are. Whisper And if I go, While you’re still here . . . Know that I live on, Vibrating to a different measure Behind a veil you can not see through. You will not […]