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Roxbury Says Goodbye to Coach, Politican and Volunteer Ron DeFilippis


Many in Roxbury’s political, business and public service arenas are mourning the Jan. 18 death of Ron DeFilippis, a long-time resident of the township who coached youth sports, volunteered for the Roxbury Library Foundation and loved to offer tax tips at Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce meetings each spring.

Visitation will take place Jan. 23 at the Norman Dean Funeral Home in Denville from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a  mass to take place Jan. 24 at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Flanders and entombment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

DeFilippis was 72.

This is a brief excerpt from Tapinto Roxbury. For full article, please visit:

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