Howard Dretel, 60, of Lubbock, Texas, died Aug. 29, 2012. He grew up in Verona and spent many years there before retiring to Lubbock.
Mr. Dretel is survived by his daughter, Cynthia; his sister, Debbie Lawrence of Verona; and two nephews.
Services were held Sept. 9 with arrangemtns by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels, Cedar Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Beth Ahm, 56 Grove Ave., Verona, NJ 07044.