- Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Herbert J. “Buddy” Draney III, 79, of Newtown, died peacefully January 31, at Danbury Hospital. He was born in Paterson, N.J., January 22, 1935, to Ann and Herbert Draney. He lived most of his life, raising a family, in Wyckoff, N.J., before moving to Newtown in 1998.
After high school, he worked for Susquehanna Railroad, where he met his future wife. He worked 20 years for Abex Corporation in Mahwah, N.J., and retired from Midland Park Board of Education in 1998.