RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Retired Rutherford Police Lt. Det. Louis S. Eberspeacher died suddenly Feb. 27.
He was born in Brooklyn to Louis and Louise Eberspeacher (nee Witkewich).
He attended Fairleigh Dickerson University and later joined the Police Academy and Rutherford Police Department in 1965. He earned the title of Lieutenant in 1978. After 38 years on the job, Eberspeacher put away his uniform and retired in 2003.
While on the police department, he volunteered with the Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department Engine Company 2, and in his free time enjoyed golf.
He is survived by his daughters Leslie, Meredith and Robyn Eberspeacher; and grandchildren Ryann Rose Burke, Myles Balchan and Olivia Hadrava.
He is predeceased by his sister Louise Mosher.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m Tuesday, March 1 and Wednesday, March 2 at Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford.
Funeral is Thursday at 9:30 a.m. with prayer services at 10 a.m. Cremation will be private.