~~Henry Robert Naughton, “Hank”, 71, of Cedar Knolls passed away at Morristown Medical Center on February 26, 2015. A funeral service will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 160 Ridgedale Ave, Florham Park, on Tuesday, March 3rd at 10:00 A.M.. Interment will follow at Hanover Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit at Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd, Whippany, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. with Masonic services at 7:30 P.M.
Born in Brooklyn and raised in Forest Hills, NY, Hank had lived in Cedar Knolls since 1972. He earned both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Clarkson College of Technology in NY, and was licensed as a Professional Engineer (P.E.). Hank was currently working as a Forensic Civil Engineer with Affiliated Engineering Laboratories in Edison, NJ. From 1966 to 1986 he was with Exxon Research and Engineering working on assignments in Houston, Venezuela, San Francisco and the Netherlands. Hank was a member of the Ridgewood Masonic Lodge 0710 F. & A. M., College Point, NY and the Society of Civil Engineers. He enjoyed cruises and his work, but especially loved playing with his grandchildren.
Hank was the beloved husband of Eleanor for 44 years. He was the loving father of Susan N. Chong and her husband Abraham, Sr. He is also survived by his cherished grandchildren, Allison N. and A. Michael, Jr., niece Maryanne J. Linehan, nephews Henry VanBrocklin and Kevin VanBrocklin. He is predeceased by his twin sister Diane Schneider. Expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of a donation to the Crohne’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), P.O. Box 1245, Albert Lea, MN 56007-9976.