Visitation at Main Service
Evening Prayer Service
Obituary of David A. DeFrange
Deacon David A. DeFrange died Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 80.
Born in Krebs, Oklahoma to the late Salvatore and Josephine (Cha) DeFrange, he moved to North Brunswick over 50 years ago. He worked in quality assurance for Johnson and Johnson in New Brunswick for over 30 years before retiring in 2008. He was a member of ASQC Quality Engineering. Along with his son he created and worked Copper Creek Landscape and Nursery in Frenchtown which helps contribute to agricultural pursuits in the State of New Jersey.
Deacon DeFrange was a communicant of Our Lady of Peace R.C. Church in North Brunswick where he served as a deacon for 23 years. He had served as Director of the Office of the Permanent Diaconate for the Diocese of Metuchen. He was a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem and was a 4th Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus Council #11378 in North Brunswick.
His wife of 53 years, Frances L. (Capria) DeFrange died in 2017. Surviving are two daughters – Dr. Rita DeFrange-Siraguse and her husband Salvatore of Denver, Colorado and Alicia M. DeFrange of North Brunswick; his son David A. DeFrange, II and his wife Krista and their children – Luke Anthony DeFrange and Julia Grace DeFrange of Frenchtown; his brother Joseph DeFrange and his wife Virginia of Stephens City, Virginia; and his sister Donna Lewis and her husband David of Krebs, Oklahoma.
Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Our Lady of Peace Church in North Brunswick with an Evening Prayer Service at 7:30 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at Our Lady of Peace Church. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Burial Park in South Brunswick. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Our Lady of Peace Church, 1730 US Highway 130, North Brunswick, NJ 08902. Arrangements are under the direction of Selover Funeral Home, North Brunswick.