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Franklin, NJ 07416
Phone: (973) 827-7050
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Dr. Donald  Sugar MD

Dr. Donald A. Sugar MD

Tuesday, August 20th, 1935 - Thursday, April 22nd, 2021
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Obituary

Franklin; Dr. Donald A. Sugar MD General Surgeon passed away on Thursday April 22, 2021 at Newton Medical Center, Newton, NJ. Donald was born in Passaic, NJ on August 20, 1935 to Andrew Edward and Alva Linnea (Thulin) Sugar.

Donald graduated from Columbia University and New York Medical College; he began his long career in medicine with his residency at the New Britain General Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Sugar was in private practice servicing the Franklin area from 1969 to the present. He also served as Chief of Staff and Surgery at Franklin Hospital and Sussex Hospital and was associated with Saint Clare’s Hospitals in Denville and Dover.

Donald served in the United States Army as a Captain during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Holy Counselor Lutheran Church in Vernon. Donald also enjoyed skiing, photography, bird watching, and an avid traveler who enjoyed nature.

Donald was predeceased by his parents; his first wife, Ingra (Fischer) Sugar; and sister, Audrey Mooney.
Donald is survived by his loving wife, Maria Victoria (Gonzalez) Sugar, and his children; Dinnea Freestone and her husband Matthew, Dr. Donald A. Sugar Jr. and his wife Susan, Dr. Julie Sugar-Rosa and her husband Luis Rosa and Andrew Sugar and his wife Jennifer Munsie and his step children; Maria T. Edelstein and her husband Richard, Steve Urrea and his wife Kelly, Felicia Pauling and William Pauling, and his 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Dr. Sugar is also survived by his sister, Alva Debiak and her husband Dennis, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

All services are private and under the direction of F. John Ramsey Funeral Franklin, NJ. For condolences see
www.fjohn ramseyfuneralhome.com . In lieu of flowers donations to Holy Counselor Lutheran Church 68 Sand Hill Rd., Vernon, NJ 07462 or Sussex County YMCA 15 Wits End Dr., Hardyston, NJ 07419 or National Winter Activity Center (NWAC) 44 Breakneck Rd., , Vernon, NJ 07462 would be appreciated.
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Fred Yarosz

Posted at 10:48pm
Dr. Sugar always had a smile on his face when i seen him in the hospital. Very nice guy! Rest in peace doc. Made the lord welcome you into eternal life.
SM

Susan Geary Mayfield

Posted at 04:16pm
Dinnea,
I think of the times I spent at your house when we were in junior high and having supper with your family. It’s so hard to lose your Dad, I hope you have many good memories to ease your pain.
With sympathy,
Susan (Geary) Mayfield
MR

Mary richards

Posted at 12:07pm
Dr suger was such a wounderful man and doctor he saved my daughters life one night about 10 years ago in middle of the night he came as soon as they called i will never forget him such a smart gentle man im saddened at his passing prayers for his family may he rip
PP

Patricia Prtorich

Posted at 12:23pm
Dr. Sugar was such a wonderful man and doctor. He was my doctor for alot of years. To his family and his office staff that were also family my heart felt wishes go out to them. He was the best doctor in Sussex County doing what he loved. I will miss his seance of humor, long stories and the time he always took with patients. Rest in peace Dr. Sugar you will be missed.
KW

Kelly Wronka

Posted at 07:16am
To Dr. Sugar's Staff, Dr. Julie and family. I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Sugar's passing, he was such a wonderful man. My son Peter remembers Dr. Sugar sewing up his arm after his sister helped him through a plate glass window. Dr. Sugar was a very knowledgeable and quick witted and compassionate. I remember when I was a little girl going to his house when my grandmother had a doctors appointment and just watching the fish in his aquarium and then when he moved his office, I always wondered how he got he got the Marlin fish to stay up on his wall!! He on the told me it just jumped there and got stuck!!! I sure wish there were more doctors like him in the field. Rest in peace Dr. Sugar, I hope there are some great hills for skiing in Heaven.
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