Arline Bechtoldt
Arline Bechtoldt

Obituary of Arline Bechtoldt

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Arline Bechtoldt, 89, passed away on Monday, September 5, 2022 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Somerset in Somerville.

Born in Newark, Mrs. Bechtoldt grew up in Union and Mountainside.

Following her marriage to the late Charles Bechtoldt they lived in Irvington before settling to South Plainfield in 1957 where they raised their family.

Mrs. Bechtoldt attended the Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing in Montclair and was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of South Plainfield where she participated in many of the church programs and events over the years.

She enjoyed painting, quilting, cooking and was an exceptional baker known for her wedding cakes.

In addition, Mrs. Bechtoldt was a talented Rug Hooker. She was a member of ATHA, the Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists as well as a member of the Alice Beatty ATHA Chapter.

Arline is predeceased by her first husband Charles Bechtoldt and second husband John Apgar.

She is survived by her three sons; Scott and his wife Jen of South Plainfield, Todd and his wife Aimee of Holland Twp. and Chris of South Plainfield and brother, Paul Winget and his wife Louise of Franklin. Also surviving is her step brother, Bob Apgar and wife Tammy and step daughter, Lorena Hansen and her husband Britton.

Visitation will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022 from 5-8pm in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals 2425 Plainfield Ave. South Plainfield, NJ 07080.

The Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at 11am at the First Baptist Church, 201 Hamilton Blvd. South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Cremation Services will take place privately and Mrs. Bechtoldt’s cremated remains will be laid to rest at alongside her husband Charles at Hillside Cemetery of Samptown at a later date.



5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, September 12, 2022
McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, LLC
2425 Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
First Baptist Church of South Plainfield
201 Hamilton Blvd
South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
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Arline Bechtoldt

1933 - 2022

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