Pence A. Ziegler, 69, passed away at his home in Franklin Township on April 7, 2022 surrounded by his family. Pence was born on July 27, 1952 in Phillipsburg, NJ to the late Leonard and Edna "Damilio" Ziegler.
Pence was a 1970 graduate from Warren Hills High School. He earned his Bachelor's degree in business from Davis & Elkins College in West Virginia. He married his soulmate Joanie "Hubbard" Ziegler in 1981. Pence worked in sales and production coordination for over 40 years in the graphite and carbon industries, beginning his career at Asbury Graphite. He was a man as unique as his name; smart, kind, gentle, and loving. A man whose family always came first. His love for cooking, travel, music, and a good drink will be cherished by all who knew him.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was also a past Franklin Township Committeeman, serving as Deputy Mayor. Pence loved to travel and spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He fought a good fight, but now its time for him to rest. He will always be in our hearts and remembered as a kind and gentle soul.
In addition to his loving wife Joanie, Pence is survived by a daughter, Zana Harbon and her husband Ryan; his sons, Kyle Ziegler and his wife Faye and Clinton Ziegler and his wife Caitlin; a brother, Gary Ziegler and his wife Diana; grandchildren, Talulah, Marigold, Henry, Charli, and Ava; nieces, Royale Abrams, Chyna McArdle, Jasa Onembo, Jill Ziegler and Krista Cowley. He was preceded in death by his lovely niece Breanna Ziegler.
Family and friends may pay their respects on Wednesday April 13, 2022 from 6-9 PM at the Warren Hills Memorial Home. 234 W. Washington Ave. Washington, NJ 07882. Pence's funeral service and interment at Montana Mountain Cemetery will be held privately. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Pence's name to the Franklin Twp. Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 43, Broadway, NJ 08808, http://www.57fireems.org OR New Jersey Trapper Association, ATT: Tom Mulea, 184 Jonestown Rd, Oxford, NJ 07863, https://newjerseytrappers.org
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Warren Hills Memorial Home. To send an on-line condolence please visit www.warrenhillsmemorialhome.com
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