~~Willett Owen Lampe resident of Chatham, formerly of Short Hills, died at home July 22, 2015 with wife and youngest son at his side. Born in 1928, he was 87 years of age.
A memorial service will be held at Christ Church, Short Hills, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2015.
Owen was a graduate of Millburn High School, 1945 and the University of Pennsylvania, 1949. He was a co-founder of the Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society and author of Images of America MILLBURN Short Hills published in 1999.
He is survived by his wife, Hope Harrison, of 56 years and three children Owen Jr., Lauren, and Gregory and grandson William Lampe, daughter-in-law Kathy and her four children.
Contributions in Owen’s memory may be made to Millburn-Short Hills Historical Society, P.O. Box 243, Short Hills, NJ 07078 or to Christ Church, 66 Highland Avenue, Short Hills, NJ 07079. For further information or to send a condolence, please visit www.www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.