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Michael A. Sugar
Michael A. Sugar

February 13, 1957 - January 26, 2019
Born in Brooklyn, New York
Resided in Frankford Township, New Jersey


Michael A. Sugar, 61, of Frankford Township, died Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Karen Ann Quinlan Home for Hospice in Fredon Township.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Michael lived in Stillwater and Ogdensburg before moving to the Culver Lake section Frankford Township five years ago. He worked in construction with Union Local 472 in Hackettstown.

A life member of the Stillwater Fire Department, Michael was a former Captain of the Stillwater Fire Police, a member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club, a member of the Newton Moose Lodge, and a member of The Wanderers Car Club,

The son of the late Julius Sugar, Michael is survived by his wife, Sheila Clark Sugar; his daughters, Carolyn Sugar of Vernon and Crystal Sugar of Frankford Township; his mother, Marcelina Sugar of Stillwater Township; his brother, Joseph Sugar and wife, Toni, of Stillwater Township; his sister, Betty Ann Sugaste and husband, Jim, of West Orange; his brother, Anthony Sugar and wife, Tina, of Stillwater Township; as well as his nieces and nephews, Michelle, Nicole, Anthony, Maria, Steven, and Nicholas. He is also survived by his buddy and best friend, Chance.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. a.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church in Swartswood. Interment will follow in Stillwater Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 1, 2019, from 2 to 5 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, with Firemen's Services at 8:00 p.m., also at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Stillwater Fire Department, 929 Stillwater Rd, Newton, NJ 07860 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
Friday, February 1, 2019
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday, February 1, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fireman's Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Friday, February 1, 2019
8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church
203 Newton-Swartswood Road
Swartswood, NJ 07877
Saturday, February 2, 2019
11:00 AM
Stillwater Cemetery
Maple Avenue
Stillwater, NJ 07875
Saturday, February 2, 2019

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