Ethel Alexander Vickery, 83, died on Jan. 30, 2016 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Dover. She was born and raised in Baltimore, MD and moved to Roxbury Township 35 years ago.

She earned her Master’s Degree in Education from Gaucher College in MD and her Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of Pittsburg, PA. She was a reference librarian at both the Mt. Olive Township and Roxbury Township Public Libraries

She was predeceased by her husband (Mayor) Thomas Vickery in 2004, and by her brother Harvey G Alexander, III in 2012. She is survived by her 5 children; Thomas P Vickery of Cranbury, (Rev) Caroline Vickery of Delmont, PA, Anne Gale of Landing, Lela Katherine Vickery of Arlington, VA, and Ellen Colarusso of Beacon, NY, and a granddaughter Emilia Colarusso.

An informal remembrance and reception will be held on Friday, 3-6 pm at the Succasunna Presbyterian Church fellowship hall. A Prayer Service will be held at 4:15 pm. Arrangements are by the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna 973-584-7264 (