Theodore Herper


Theodore “Ted” Herper, 66, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. He was born in Rome on August 5, 1951 the son of the late Teddy and Mary “Dolly” Esposito Herper. He was a graduate of Rome Free Academy. On July 1, 1972, he was united in marriage to Deborah Wilson. 

Ted worked at PJ Green in Utica for 27 years before retiring from Turning Stone Resort and Casino after 15 years. 

He loved going to the ocean, being with family and spending time with his grandchildren. 

Surviving besides his loving wife of 45 years, Deborah, are; two children, Jennifer Stoever of Sea Bright, NJ, and Theodore (Lily) Herper of Camden; a sister, Linda (Lowell) Johnson of South Carolina; a brother-in-law, Mike (Betty) Wilson of Mississippi; four grandchildren, Chase and Silas Herper, and the joys of his life Preston and Piper Stoever; and several nieces and nephews. 

Ted’s family would like to thank the Visiting Nurses Association, especially Diane, and Hospice and Palliative Care for their wonderful care and compassion.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Contributions in Ted’s memory may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. 

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