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Eugene "Gene" E. Streeter

September 25, 1931 - April 23, 2019
Born in Bergenfield, New Jersey
Resided in Stillwater, New Jersey


Eugene “Gene” E. Streeter, 87, of Stillwater, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at Barn Hill Care Center in Newton.

Born in Bergenfield, Gene moved to Stillwater over 80 years ago. He was a graduate of Newton High School. A United States Navy veteran, Gene proudly served during the Korean Conflict. He was a mechanic at the former Sussex County Battery Station in Hampton Township for over 30 years, then worked at Lakeland Bank before retiring at the age of 81. Gene was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church in Swartswood and was a member of Mt. Carmel Knights of Columbus Council 9920 in Swartswood. He was also a life member of Newton Memorial Post 5360 VFW, had served on the Stillwater Township Board of Education, and was a former member of the Stillwater Fire Department.

The son of the late Percy and Alida (nee Scudder) Streeter, Gene was also predeceased by his brother, Thomas Streeter. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margaret “Peggy” M. Streeter; five children, Maryann Roe and husband, J. Hudson, of Hampton Township, Michael E. Streeter and wife, Denise, of Newton, Maureen L. Tsadilas and husband, John, of Stillwater, Mark E. Streeter and wife, Karen, of Shirley, Long Island, New York, and Margaret “Maggie” Streeter of Branchville; thirteen grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, 203 Swartswood Road, Swartswood. Interment will follow in Stillwater Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 29, 2019, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, followed by a Knights of Columbus Service at 7:30 p.m., then followed by a VFW Service.

Memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, PO Box 124, Swartswood, NJ 07877 or Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860. Online condolences may be offered at

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ US 07860
Monday, April 29, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Knights of Columbus Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, April 29, 2019
7:30 PM
VFW Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Monday, April 29, 2019
7:45 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church
203 Newton-Swartswood Road
Swartswood, NJ 07877
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
11:00 AM
Stillwater Cemetery
Maple Avenue
Stillwater, NJ 07875
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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