Donald Burton Seiple


October 19, 1947


October 25, 1975

Couple Killed In Rt. 46 Accident
By GREG HANISEK, Staff Writer 

A Washington, N. J., couple was killed Saturday night in a two-car accident on Route 46 in White Township, N.J.

State Police at Blairstown reported Donald Seiple, 28, of 11 Birchwood Ave., Washington, and his wife Deborah Seiple, 27, were dead at the scene of an accident at 10:30 p.m. Saturday on Route 46.

Police said the car Seiple was driving east on Route 46 was struck broadside by a car driven by Frank Hoff,19, of Route 579, Quakertown, N. J. (Hunterton County).

Police said Hoff apparently drove his car through a stop sign at Skrepta Road and Route 46. Hoff is in guarded condition at Allentown Sacred Heart Hospital Center with multiple head injuries. No Charges have been filed pending investigation, police said.

Source: The Express, October 27, 1975, p 1


Rites Listed for Couple Killed in Auto Crash

Funeral services for Donald Seiple, 28, and his wife Deborah Bulmer Seiple, 27, of 11 Birchwood Ave., Washington, N. J., who were killed Sunday in a two car accident in White Township, N.J., will be held al 2 p.m. in the Hampton United Methodist Church. Interment will be In Musconetcong Valley Cemetery, Hampton.

Mr., Seiple was born in Wilson on Oct. 19, 1947, a son of Burton and Marie Holmes Seiple of Wilson. He and his wife lived in Washington two years.

He was assistant golf course superintendent of the Fiddlers Elbow Country Club, Far Hills, N. J.

He was a graduate of Wilson High School, Class of 1965, and Pennsylvania State University, Class of 1969, where he received a B.S. degree in forestry.

He was a mernber of the Hunterdon County Garden Club and the Hampton United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two brothers, Barry, Ambler, Pa., and David, Delaware Water Gap; four sisters, Mrs. Nancy Francisco, Plainfield Township; Mrs. Barbara Friedel, Linwood, N.J.; Mrs. Margaret Carpenter and Miss Beverly Seiple, both of Wilson; and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Helen Holmes, also of Wilson.

Mrs. Seiple was born in Phillipsburg on Sept. 26. 1948, a daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy Henderson Bulmer of Hampton. She lived in Hampton most of her life.

She was employed as a secretary at Brown-Daub Inc., Wilson, two years. She was also a substitute teacher in several elementary schools in Hunterdon and Warren counties.

She was a graduate North Hunterdon Regional High School, Class of 1967, and Concord College, Athens, W. Va., where she received a degree in elementary education.

She was a Member of Hampton United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two brothers, Kenneth Bulmer, Flemington, and Gary Bulm, Hampton and her maternal grandmother Mrs. Ada Bolmer, Phillipsburg.

Arrangements were made by the Zimmerman Funeral Home, Hampton.

Source: The Express, October 28, 1975, p 14