Siegfried Erath
12/24/1940 - 01/03/2023

Siegfried Erath of Union, N.J. passed away on Tuesday January 3, 2023, at the age of 82.

Visitation will be held at the Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Avenue (corner of Vauxhall Road) Union, on Monday January 9th from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday January 10th at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Graceland Memorial Park, Kenilworth.

Siegfried was born in Birkenfeld, Germany on December 24, 1940, to the late Jacob Erath and the late Norma (nee Wirth) Erath.  In 1962 he settled in Union, N.J. where he resided for the past 60 years.

He was a Master Machinist and machine shop foreman for American Products of Union for 35 years prior to his retirement in 2005. He spent time gardening, repairing small engines and household appliances. Siegfried was loyal and devoted spending as much time as possible with his family.

Siegfried was the devoted husband of the late Lorraine (nee Rolef) Erath who passed away in 2008; beloved father of Erik Erath & his wife Tracey and Steven Erath & his wife Nancy; cherished grandfather of Tyler Erath, Mia Erath, Amanda Erath, Justin Erath, and Logan Erath; dear brother of the late Margott Schwarz and the late Alfred Erath.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Siegfried’s memory to the ALS Association (


Funeral Home:
Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Visiting hours will be held at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave. Union, NJ on Monday January 9, 2023 from 5:00pm-8:00pm
Funeral services will be held at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 10th at 11:00am, Interment will follow
Graceland Memorial Park, Kenilworth, NJ
Bradley Funeral Homes
Start your preplanning journey with us today, to provide comfort and certainty for the future.
Call Now Button