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ABERNETHY, Florence
MARLTON, NEW JERSEY: Florence C. Abernethy, 91, died December 21, 2002. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Sally Abernethy of Mission Viejo, CA; two daughters and a son-in-law, Jean Long of Medford Lakes, NJ, and Susan and Scott Dewar of Marina, CA; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John C. Abernethy. Arrangements were handled by Mathis Funeral Home.

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ADAMS, Eugenia
CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY: Eugenia M. Adams, 80, died July 2, 2001. She was born April 5, 1921 to Mattio and Rosario Palumbo Manzi. She was a retired dress salon manager for Elizabeth Arden Ladies' Clothing. She is survived by her husband, Joseph C. Adams; a daughter, Carol Henderson of Sicklerville; a son, Joseph Adams of Marlton; two sisters, Celeste Marion of Philadelphia, PA, and Florence D'Angelo of Florida; 7 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Services were held at St. Peter Celestine. Interment was at New St. Mary's Cemetery in Bellmawr under the direction of Falco-Caruso & Leonard Funeral Home.

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ALOISE, Josephine
MARLTON, NEW JERSEY: Josephine Colaiacomo Aloise, 90, died February 1, 2005. She was the daughter of the late Augustine and Agatha Colaiacomo. She attended St. Joan of Arc Church. She was the mother of Angela Celentano and husband Nicholas of Medford; and is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Aloise. Interment was at Locustwood Memorial Park in Cherry Hill under the direction of Bradley and Stowe Funeral Home.

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BAK, Anna
GARFIELD, NEW JERSEY: Anna C. Bak, 88, died January 26, 1982 in Ormond Beach, FL. She was a native of Galicia (Poland), and had been a resident of Ormond Beach for 15 months. She was a member of Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church in Garfield. She is survived by two daughters, including Mary Kromka of Ormond Beach; three sons; 15 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Woodward Funeral Home.

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BANCKER, Mary
ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY: Mary E.C. Bancker died December 8, 1921. She was born in New York, NY to Josiah Hook Bancker and Mary Elizabeth Henry Bancker. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Services were held at her home. Interment was at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. Note: Her full name may be Mary Elizabeth Cradinger Bancker.

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BANISTER, Clayton
EAST WINDSOR, NEW JERSEY: Clayton Whiteside Banister, 52, died October 13, 2009. He was born May 1, 1957. He is survived by his father, Edward M. Banister, Jr. of St. Simons Island, GA; his mother, Elisabeth S. Baker of Canton, OH; a sister, Leslie Banister of Canton, OH; a brother, Tod Banister of Seven Valleys, PA; a half-sister, Liz Karafa of Leesburg, VA; and his stepbrothers and sisters. He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Stewart Baker, Jr. Arrangements were handled by Rezem Funeral Home.

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BARSKY, Dr. Marilyn
WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY: Dr. Marilyn Cannon Barsky, 62, died December 24, 1990. She was born and raised in Toledo, OH. She was a graduate of Smith College and the University of Michigan, and held a Ph.D. in psychology from Rutgers University. She was a diplomate of the American Psychological Association. Survivors include her husband, Dr. James Barsky; a daughter, Dr. Rosalind Kaplan; a son, Dr. Robert Barsky; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester A. Cannon of Toledo, OH; a brother, William Cannon of Los Angeles; and a grandson. A memorial service was held at her parents' residence.

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BARUTIS, Eva
POINT PLEASANT, NEW JERSEY: Eva Zimmer Barutis, 80, died March 20, 2001 at her residence. She was born in Elizabeth. She retired from Western Electric in Kearny with 35 years of service, and was past president of the Rosary Society and a member of the Beehive Club, both at St. Martha's Catholic Church. She was also a member of the Moose Lodge, and was active with the American Cancer Society. She was a former resident of Fanwood. She is survived by two sisters, Mary Muirhead and Ann Miliano. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Barutis; and a brother, Peter Zimmer. Services were held at St. Martha's Catholic Church. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home.

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BENIQUEZ, Tadeo
GLASSBORO, NEW JERSEY: Tadeo Beniquez, 70, died June 1, 2008 at Kennedy Hospital in Stratford. He was born October 28, 1937 in Puerto Rico. He was a farm worker. He came to the Swedesboro area in 1971, and had been in Glassboro for 15 years. He attended St. Joseph's Church in Swedesboro. Survivors include his wife, Nelida; his children, Nellie of Clementon, Carlos of Mount Royal, and Idlia, Lisa, Annabell, Brenda and George, all of Glassboro; his siblings in Puerto Rico; and 10 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Woolwich Township under the direction of Cheega Funeral Home.

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BENSON, Edith
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY: Edith Benson, 74, died December 15, 1969 at Martland Hospital. She was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church in Rumson, and was a former resident of Sea Bright. Survivors include her husband, Axel Benson; and a daughter, Ellen Miller. Interment was at Glenwood Cemetery under the direction of Woolley Funeral Home.

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BERES, Helen
HOLIDAY CITY-BERKELEY, NEW JERSEY: Helen Beres, 92, died October 21, 2008 at her home. She was born in Zavatka, Czechoslovakia. She was a former longtime resident of Jersey City, and had lived in Toms River for over 20 years. Survivors include her children, Theresa Eckert, Michael Beres, Joseph Beres and John Beres; and 11 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John. Services were held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Byzantine Catholic Church in Toms River. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Toms River with arrangements by Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home.

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BERRY, Verna
SPOTSWOOD, NEW JERSEY: Verna Totten Berry, 73, died December 24, 2008. She was born July 9, 1935. She was a retired bus driver for Rider Bus Company with over 32 years of service. She was a former member of the Ladies' Auxiliary of the South Old Bridge Fire Company, and attended Spotswood Reformed Church. She is survived by three sons, Kenneth Berry of Old Bridge, Kevin Berry (Lisa) of Palm City, FL, and Keith Berry (Stacy) of Parlin; a daughter, Karen Senkel (Marvin) of East Brunswick; two brothers, Kenneth and Raymond Totten, both of Old Bridge; and 8 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her former husband, Kenneth M. Berry, Sr.; a brother, Robert Totten; and a daughter-in-law, Deborah Berry. Burial was at Chestnut Hill Cemetery under the direction of Rezem Funeral Home.

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BIRO, Ernest
IRVINGTON, NEW JERSEY: Ernest P. Biro, 72, died December 26, 1965. He was an attorney, and had served in the New Jersey Assembly in 1927. He was a former Irvington magistrate, was on the Irvington Planning Board, and had served in the Army during World War I. Survivors include his wife, Anita Bruning D'Angola Biro; three sons, Robert L. Biro, Ernest C. Biro, and William E. Biro; and 8 grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by George Ahr and Son Funeral Home.

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BLACK, Julia
BORDENTOWN, NEW JERSEY: Julia J. Black, 90, died February 3, 2009. She attended St. Mary's Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Faith O'Neal; two sons, David C. Black and Charles Black; her nieces and nephews; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Vincent and Kristina Karpowicz; her husband, Edward F. Black; two sons, Edward W. and Reese Black; a son-in-law, John O'Neal; and a daughter-in-law, Sjon Black. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Interment was at Princeton Memorial Park in Robbinsville with arrangements by Bordentown Home For Funerals.

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BLOODGOOD, Marie
LAKEWOOD, NEW JERSEY: Marie Senese Bloodgood, 86, died May 15, 2010 at Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood. She was born in Elizabeth, where she had lived for over 75 years before moving to Lakewood. She was a retired cafeteria worker for the Elizabeth Board of Education with over 20 years of service. She was a member of the Italian American Club of Lakewood, and past president of the Ladies' Auxiliary of B.P.O.E. Lodge #1583. Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Charles Bloodgood, Sr.; two sons, Robert (Patricia), and Charles, Jr. (Debra); and 4 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Carol Senese and Rose Migliaccio. Services were held at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Elizabeth. Interment was at Rosedale Cemetery in Linden under the direction of Petruccelli Funeral Home.

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BOHANNAN, Annie
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY: Annie Ruth Coleman Bohannan, 65, died June 16, 1975 at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark. She was born in Wadley, GA. She attended Bethune-Cookman College. She lived in New Jersey most of her life, and often visited Daytona Beach, FL. Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Velton Coleman of Daytona Beach. Arrangements were handled by Graham-Freeman Funeral Home.

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BONNER, Elizabeth
WESTFIELD, NEW JERSEY: Elizabeth C. Bonner, 12, died January 5, 1989 at New York University Hosptial Medical Center. She was a seventh grade student at Vail-Deane School in Mountainside. Survivors include her parents, Bertram F. Bonner, Jr. and Helen H. Bonner; a brother, Bradford R.; and her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bertram F. Bonner of Princeton, and Mr. and Mrs. F. Hartford of Woodstown. Services were held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Arrangements were handled by Gray Funeral Home.

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BOOBYER, Josephine
PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY: Josephine B. Magee Boobyer, 74, of Paramus died January 6, 1985. She was born in Ireland. She was a crossing guard in Paramus for 15 years. Survivors include a daughter, Elizabeth Leahy of Hillsdale; two brothers, John and Hugh, both of New York City, and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, William. Burial was at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus with arrangements by Vander Plaat Memorial Home.

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BORDEN, Lydia
DELANCO TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY: Lydia H. Seaman Borden, 70, died December 30, 1930. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Borden. Interment was at Brotherhood Cemetery under the direction of Bitting Funeral Home.

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BRAHNEY, Ella
RED BANK, NEW JERSEY: Ella Brahney, 44, died September 6, 1938 at Fitkin Hospital in Neptune. Survivors include her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Brahney; two brothers, Floyd and Ira; and two sisters, Mrs. Richard Brown and Marion Brahney. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Burial was at Freehold Catholic Cemetery by W.H. Freeman Funeral Home.

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BRUNI, Nettie
FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY: Nettie Ettore Bruni, 77, died January 5, 1985. She was the retired owner of the Marie Antoinette Dress Salon in Fort Lee, previously in Cliffside Park. Survivors include her husband, Arthur; a daughter, Marie Marshall of Fort Lee; two brothers, Louis of Palisades Park and Joseph of New Milford; three sisters, Faye Martini of Oradell, and Jean Koenemund and Doris Cooney, both of Fort Lee; 2 granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Altobello. Services were held at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Palisades Park. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery by Patti and Mikatarian Funeral Home. Note: Her date of birth may be June 13, 1907.

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CASTORINA, Josephine
GIBBSTOWN, NEW JERSEY: Josephine Castorina, 93, died April 12, 2008. She was born March 5, 1915. She was a retired seamstress, and formerly worked at the sewing factory in Paulsboro. She attended St. Michael's Church. Survivors include her close friends and extended family, David and Sheryl Ross, Jason and Matthew Ross, Darren Whittemore, Alex and Michele Low, and her neighbors, Jim and Lori Chiavoroli and Jenna and Matt. She was preceded in death by a brother, Carmelo. Interment was at St. Joseph Cemetery by Cheega Funeral Home.

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CHAMBERLIN, Anna
HUNTERDON COUNTY, NEW JERSEY: Anna Chamberlin, 73, died April 1, 1908. Services were held at the M.E. Church in Linvale. Burial was at Lauson's Corner under the direction of Wilson and Holcombe Funeral Home.

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CHARLES, Vitey
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY: Vitey Charles died January 24, 2010. He was born in Acul-du-Nord, Haiti on September 17, 1931. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Denise; his five surviving children, Pierette, Venel, Kettely, Ertha, and Henriella; his siblings, Paula, Suzie, Remy, Luc, Eunice and Islande; his grandchildren; his great-grandchildren; and his nieces and nephews. He was was preceded in death by his children, Davidson, Francia, Harold, and Marie-Lude. Interment was at Hollywood Memorial Park and Mausoleum by Perry Funeral Home.

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CLADAKIS, Grace
SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY: Grace Cladakis, 83, died December 28, 2009. She was born September 4, 1926. She was a retired rate analyst for Sea Land. She is survived by her husband, Hercules; and a son, Alex Cladakis of Monroe Township. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery under the direction of Sheenan Funeral Home.

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CLOWNEY, Carrie
PATERSON, NEW JERSEY: Carrie B. Clowney, 83, died March 21, 2007. She was born December 25, 1923 in Chester, SC to Robert Hinton and Maylily Stoke. She retired from the Daughters of Miriam Home in Clifton, and was a Jehovah's Witness. Survivors include two sisters, Eva Franklin of Brooklyn, NY and Minnie L. Gray of Paterson; a brother, J.T. Hinton of Atlanta, GA; her cousins; her nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her husband, John Clowney. Interment was at Fair Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Carnie P. Bragg Funeral Home.

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COJOCARU, Gheorghe
HAZLET, NEW JERSEY: Gheorghe Cojocaru was born on September 5, 1942 in Romania, and died October 9, 2005. Interment was at Fair View Cemetery under the direction of Holmdel Funeral Home.

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COLOMBO, Chester
CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY: Chester Colombo, 5, died November 11, 1922. He was the son of Roy and Lena Dietiker Colombo. Burial was at Cedar Lawn Cemetery.

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CONKLING, Harriet
CRANFORD, NEW JERSEY: Harriet Conkling, 79, died September 28, 1920. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and had lived in Cranford for eleven years. Survivors include three sons, Harold of Westfield, J. Sterling of Boston, and Frank Conkling of Birmingham, AL; and three daughters, Caroline, Mary T. and Elizabeth W. Conkling, all of Cranford. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph W. Conkling. Services were held at her residence. Burial was at New Cemetery in Somerville.

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COUNCIL, Robert J.
PISCATAWAY: Robert J. Council, 64, died May 24, 2009 at JFK Haven Hospice. He was born March 26, 1945 in Brooklyn, NY. He earned a bachelor's degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and was a retired electrical engineer for Bell Systems Corporation in Bedminster. He later operated his own computer consulting firm. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol Seale Council; a son, Craig S. Council of Petersburg, VA; a daughter, Catherine A. Council of Piscataway; a sister, Patsy Tucker of Brooklyn, NY; a grandson; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a grandmother, Mary Council. Services were held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Plainfield. Interment was at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown by Piscataway Funeral Home.

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COUNTRYMAN, Agnes
OCEAN CITY, NEW JERSEY: Agnes R. McHugh Countryman, 91, died May 12, 2009. She was the mother of William Smith, Diane Bernhardt, Marguerite Award, Elaine Smith, Leona Campbell, Agnes Sorita, the late Edward Smith and the late Joseph Smith; and the sister of Mary Pfeiffer, Dorothy Lake, Anne Brighton and Joseph Cooper. She had 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Countryman. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery under the direction of Bell-Hennessy Funeral Home.

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COYNE, James J.
RUMSON, NEW JERSEY: James Joseph Coyne, 59, died November 27, 1961. He was born August 8, 1902 in Ireland to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Coyne. He retired from the Army, and was a World War II veteran. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church in Red Bank and the Holy Name Society. He was a former Boy Scout leader. Survivors include his wife, Mary Hemschoot Coyne; two sisters, Mrs. Annie Hill and Mrs. Thomas McDonald; and two brothers, John and Peter Kyne. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at the Beverly National Cemetery under the direction of William S. Anderson Funeral Home.

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CRAMMER, Adele
NEPTUNE, NEW JERSEY: Adele L. Crammer, 83, died June 8, 2009. She was born December 18, 1925. She was a former assembler for Air Cruisers. Survivors include her children, William Crammer, Marilyn Barone, Bruce Crammer, and Ronald Crammer, all of Neptune; her nieces and nephews; 5 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. She was the wife of William A. Crammer, and was preceded in death by two sisters, Olga Spagnolia and Helen Ablondi. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery with arrangements by Ely Funeral Home.

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CUCCOLO, Edna
EDISON, NEW JERSEY: Edna Marie Cuccolo, 81, died August 16, 2007. She was born June 3, 1926. She was a retired administrative secretary for the Township of Irvington with 20 years of service. She is survived by a daughter, Kathryn Ziegel (Bill) of Edison; three sons, Carmen A. (Holly) of Somerset, Edward A. (Patsy) of Roselle Park, and John T. (Marianne) of Cranford; a sister, Mary Greenwald of Irvington; her former husband, Carmen J. of Milltown; her nieces and nephews; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Rita Frayne. Entombment was at Cloverleaf Memorial Park under the direction of Costello-Runyon Funeral Home.

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DALTON, Martin
BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY: Martin Dalton, 27, died March 17, 1915. He was a member of the Holy Name Society at St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was survived by a brother, William Dalton. Services were held at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial was at Holy Name Cemetery.

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DAVENPORT, Henrietta
FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY: Henrietta Davenport, 66, died August 23, 2009. She was born April 4, 1943 in Union Spring, AL to Louis and Elizabeth Weaver. She was a resident of Kansas City, MO at the time of her passing. She worked as a CNA, and was a member of the Second Baptist Church. She is survived by three daughters, Lisa Davenport of Long Branch, Judy Morris of Kansas City, MO, and Blanche Postell of Gladstone, MO; a son, Roby L. Davenport of Gladstone, MO; three sisters; four brothers; 21 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Interment was at Maplewood Cemetery in Freehold under the direction of Higgins Memorial Home. Arrangements in Missouri were handled by Meyers Funeral Chapel.

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DAY, Roosevelt, Sr.
TRENTON, NEW JERSEY: Roosevelt Day, Sr., 65, died July 23, 2006. He was the son of the late Elbert and Martha Day. He was a retired forklift driver for Trane. He is survived by his wife, Alma Day; two children, Michelle L. Day and Roosevelt Day, Jr.; four brothers, Thomas Henry, Joseph, James, and LeRoy; a sister, Sarah Ann; 2 grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Interment was at Colonial Memorial Park with arrangements by Ledford Funeral Home.

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DESMOND, James J.
OLD BRIDGE, NEW JERSEY: James J. "Sonny" Desmond, 71, died January 17, 2010. He was a retired truck driver for UPS with 31 years of services. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; a daughter, Kelly Desmond of Plainsboro; a brother, Frank Desmond (Carol) of Rockaway; a sister-in-law, Jerry Connolly of Cranford; two brothers-in-law, George Faherty (Janet) of Hasbrouck Heights, and Norman Maguire of Manchester; 12 nieces; and a great-niece. He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Desmond; and a sister, Margaret Maguire. Services were held at St. Thomas the Apostle Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Burial Park with arrangements by Brunswick Memorial Funeral Home.

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DITTA, Marie
PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY: Marie M. Ditta, 85, died October 30, 2009. She was born in Italy, and came to America in 1926. She was a retired checker at Starline Optical. She is survived by her children, John (Linda) of Medford, Anthony of Morristown, Michael (Roxanne) of East Hanover, Patricia (Tom) Peri of Charleston, SC, Carol (Ken) Larson of Bay Head, and Lisa (Michael) Kennedy of Parsippany; a sister, Antoinette Dean Granese of Toms River; 12 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Giacomo. Services were held at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. Entombment was at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum by Par-Troy Funeral Home.

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DOMINGUE, Tachuse
IRVINGTON, NEW JERSEY: Tachuse N. Domingue died May 22, 2005, and was born in Haiti on January 29, 1976. Services were held at the Haitian Church in Newark. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery under the direction of Perry Funeral Home.

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EBERHARDT, Mary
EAST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY: Mary E. Eberhardt, 91, died March 11, 2007. She was a union organizer for the I.U.E. Union in Washington, DC. She was the mother of Clementine Brown; and the sister of Susie Greer and Janett White. She had a grandson, Robert Harris, and 2 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by other relatives and friends. Arrangements were handled by Woody Home For Services.

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ERDELYI, Ernest E.
BRICK, NEW JERSEY: Ernest Elmer Erdelyi, 77, died October 5, 2009. He was a retired terminal manager at General American Transportation Corp. with 34 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran, and attended from St. Dominic's Church. Survivors include his wife, Anna Marie Siplak Erdelyi; three sons, Kenneth, Robert, and Gary; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services were held at St. Dominic's Church. Interment was at St. Gertrude's Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home.

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EUSEBIO, Maria
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY: Maria Barroqueiro Eusebio, 55, died March 6, 2007. She was born in Murtosa, Portugal and came to America 30 years ago. She was a longtime employee of Vo Toys Co. in Harrison, NJ. She was the wife of Antonio Eusebio; the daughter of Maria Rebelo and the late Americo Barroqueiro; the mother of Andrea and Monica Eusebio; and the sister of Antonio, Gualter, Flavio, and Alfredo Barroqueiro. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Buyus Funeral Home.

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FARAG, Anwar
ISELIN, NEW JERSEY: Anwar A. Farag, 74, died September 3, 2010 at JFK Medical Center in Edison. He was born in Egypt, and had been a resident of Iselin since 1972. He was an instrumentation engineer at American Cyanamid in Linden. He attended St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church in East Brunswick, and was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Afroditi Farag; a son, John Farag of Iselin; a sister, Afifa Farag of Egypt; and two brothers, Farag A. Farag of Gillette, and Rashad Farag of Cairo, Egypt. Services were held at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Piscataway. Interment was at Franklin Memorial Park in North Brunswick under the direction of Bronson and Guthlein Funeral Home.

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FERNANDEZ, Eloisa
HARRISON, NEW JERSEY: Eloisa Portal Fernandez died May 24, 1977. She was the wife of Juan M. Fernandez, Sr.; the mother of Boris and Juan M. Fernandez, Jr.; and the sister of Pavlo, Jose, Caridad and Celia Portal. Arrangements were handled by Condon Memorial Home.

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FIORITA, Christine
PATERSON, NEW JERSEY: Christine H. Gilbertson Fiorita, 72, died March 1, 2005. She was born February 19, 1933 in in Edinburgh, Scotland. She came to the U.S. in the 1950s. She was a retired sales clerk. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah L. Petrecca of Fair Lawn; a son, Vincent N. Fiorita, Jr. of West Caldwell; her father-in-law, Nicholas Fiorito of Paterson; a son-in-law; a daughter-in-law; and 3 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vincent N. Fiorita, Sr. Services were held at Our Lady Of Pompei Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa with arrangements by Festa Memorial Funeral Home.

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FOOSE, Elvena
PHILLIPSBURG, NEW JERSEY: Elvena H. Foose, 68, died December 24, 2005. She was born January 5, 1937 to Helen Yarence Stone and Charles Stone. She was a former sewing machine operator for A&H Sportswear, and was a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. She is survived by two daughters, Joy Foose and Deborah Nagle; three brothers, Charles, Howard, and Gene; 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements were handled by Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home.

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FRANCIOSA, Doris
PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY: Doris Mary Franciosa, 80, died May 19, 2009. She was born in Italy on October 19, 1928, and lived in Piscataway for over 40 years. She was a Jehovah's Witness. She worked for the Division of Youth and Family Services as a foster parent for over 20 years. She is survived by her husband, Anthony; three children, Lucy Ann Franciosa of Piscataway, Rosemary Franciosa of Florida, and Nicholas Franciosa of Piscataway; two sisters, Mafalda Yuro of Edison, and Mary Zuchichi of Millburn; a brother, Carmine DiIonno; and a granddaughter. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Middlesex. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery with arrangements by Sheenan Funeral Home.

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FRANK, Mary
MANCHESTER, NEW JERSEY: Mary Radulich Frank, 88, died December 30, 2009. She was born December 4, 1921 in Yugoslavia, and came to the U.S. in 1927. She was a Manchester resident for 23 years. Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Ferraioli of Point Pleasant; a son, Claude Frank (Mary Ellen) of Bridgewater; two sisters, Lee Kalcich of Toms River, and Ann Pyeatt of Houston, TX; a brother, Jakov of Manchester; 2 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo. Services were held at St. Martha's Church. Burial was at Cresthaven Memorial Park under the direction of O'Brien Funeral Home.

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FRANSON, Estelle
HILLSBOROUGH, NEW JERSEY: Estelle E. Temple Franson, 91, passed away December 18, 2004. She was born June 3, 1913 to Harold and Ruth Priest Stratton Temple. She lived in in Norwalk, CT prior to relocating to Hillsborough, and was a member of Christ Church in Norwalk. She is survived by her children, Ruth Brown of Newark Valley, NY, and Paul Franson of Readington Township; two siblings, Helen Temple and Harold Temple, both of Stamford, CT; and a grandson. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Harold J. Franson. Interment was at Riverside Cemetery in Norwalk, CT under the direction of Countryside Funeral Home.

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GAUQUIER, Maude
FLORENCE TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY: Maude V. Gauquier, 77, of Florence died November 30, 1975. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Shirley Vareha and Mrs. Doris Boyd; a son, Franklin Palmer; 7 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony J. Gauquier. Interment was at Monument Cemetery in Beverly.

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GARVIN, Jessie
COLLINGSWOOD, NEW JERSEY: Jessie G. Shaw Garvin, 73, died June 14, 1970. She was born November 4, 1896. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Garvin. Interment was at the Beverly National Cemetery under the direction of Iredell Funeral Home.

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GATLING, Bernice
IRVINGTON, NEW JERSEY: Bernice L. Gatling, 93, died January 13, 2007. She was born in Philadelphia. She worked as a presser, and was an Irvington resident for 70 years. She is survived by two daughters, Frances Hardy and Elsie Cobbs; two sons-in-law, Olden Hardy and Robert Cobbs; 4 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends. Services were held at Abyssinian Baptist Church. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery with arrangements by Perry Funeral Home.

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GENTIS, Mildred
TOTOWA, NEW JERSEY: Mildred M. Sherman Gentis, 93, died January 2, 2007. She was born December 26, 1913 in Paterson, NJ. She was a retired English teacher with the North Haledon School District, and was a graduate of William Paterson University. She attended St. James Catholic Church. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the William Paterson University Alumni Association. She is survived by her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Gentis, Sr.; two sons, Edward Gentis, Jr. and Joseph R. Gentis; five brothers, Henry, Joseph, Charles, Earl, and Edward Sherman; and a sister, Cecilia Lane. Services were held at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Interment was at Laurel Grove Cemetery under the direction of Bizub-Parker Funeral Home.

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GIACALONE, Salvatore
WAYNE, NEW JERSEY: Salvatore Giacalone, 69, died December 3, 2005 at his residence. He was born July 31, 1936 in Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy. He came to the United States in 1967. He was a retired pipe fitter for Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. in Nutley with 22 years of service, and was a member of the Sons of Italy. He is survived by his wife, Maria Bucci Giacalone; two sons, Pasquale A. Giacalone and Paul Giacalone, both of Wayne; his father, Paolo Giacalone of Mazara del Vallo, Sicily; a brother, Nicolo Giacalone of Verdellino, Italy; two sisters, Maria Architetto and Franca Caccamo, both of Mazaea del Vallo, Sicily; two daughters-in-law; a grandson; and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rosalia La Fata Giacalone. Services were held at St. Gerard Catholic Church in Paterson. Interment was at Laurel Grove Mausoleum in Totowa under the direction of Festa Memorial Funeral Home.

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GIORDANO, Rose
PEDRICKTOWN, NEW JERSEY: Rose M. Giordano, 95, died March 5, 2009. She was the daughter of Louis and Angelia Pagnotto. She was a retired seamstress with Wolf's Sewing Factory, and attended St. James Catholic Church. Survivors include a daughter, Jeanette DePrince (James) of Pennsville; a son, Angelo (Candace) of Millsboro, DE; 5 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John. Services were held at St. James Catholic Church. Interment was at St. Joseph's Cemetery by Adams Funeral Home.

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GLOCK, Agnes
TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY: Agnes Glock, 90, died January 4, 2008. She attended St. Joseph Catholic Church. She is survived by a daughter, Carol Kingston of Little Neck, NY; three sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Jo Ann of Mahwah, Robert and Shelly of Albany, NY, and Richard and Lynn of East Brunswick; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard. Services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Entombment was at St. Joseph Cemetery under the direction of Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals.

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GOLASZEWSKI, Barbara
EDGEWATER PARK, NEW JERSEY: Barbara M. "Bobbie" Golaszewski, 36, died November 5, 2009. Survivors include her mother, Christine Michalik Golaszewski; a sister and brother-in-law, Donna Golaszewski and Michael Hewitt; an aunt, Ann Giamanco; an uncle, Henry E. (Jean) Golaszewski; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Marion "Anthony" Golaszewski. Services were held at All Saints Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Hedwig's Cemetery under the direction of Page Funeral Home.

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GOLDY, Elsie
PENNSAUKEN TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY: Elsie Hilda Goldy, 80, died December 29, 2008. She was a former resident of Gloucester City. She was the daughter of the late James C. Goldy, Jr. and Hilda A. Volikler Goldy. She was a resident of Cooper River West. Inurnment was at Land of Canaan Cemetery in Elk Township under the direction of McCann-Healey Funeral Home.

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GREENWOOD, Lois
PENNSVILLE, NEW JERSEY: Lois L. Monteith Greenwood, 79, died May 1, 2007 in Millsboro, DE. She was born December 18, 1927 in Portland, ME to Norval and Mary Harmon Monteith. She was a member of Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church, and was a longtime Pennsville resident. Survivors include her children, Judy Greenwood of Millsboro, DE, Annetta Verechia of Pennsville, and John A. Greenwood of Thailand; a brother, Larry Boyd; a sister, Darlene Boyd; 4 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Anthony Greenwood. Services were held at Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church. Interment was at the Salem County Veterans Cemetery in Pilesgrove with arrangements by Ashcraft Funeral Home.

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GROENDYKE, Adele
WHITING, NEW JERSEY: Adele H. Groendyke, 84, died March 26, 2006. She was born February 20, 1922. She was a former longtime resident of Millstone Township. She attended the United Presbyterian Church of Millstone for many years, and was a member of the Millstone Seniors and a chorus group in Whiting. She is survived by a granddaughter, Denise Hoy of Arcadia, CA; and her cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth H. Groendyke; and a daughter, Linda A. Hoy Maher. Services were held at the United Presbyterian Church of Millstone. Interment was at East Windsor Cemetery under the direction of A.S. Cole Funeral Home.

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GUDZINAS, Anna
PHILLIPSBURG, NEW JERSEY: Anna E. Gudzinas, 85, died June 13, 2009. She was born September 25, 1923 in Phillipsburg to the late George and Elizabeth Bedo Nemeth. She was a member of Ss. Philip and James Catholic Church. Survivors include two sons, Richard (Marsha) of Wind Gap, and Frank (Toni) of Easton; two sisters, Rose Marie Jones of Palmer Township, and Mary Vargo of Lopatcong Township; a brother, Steven Nemeth of Phillipsburg; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank; three sisters, Helen Backsai, Betty Ward, and Irene O'Dor; and a brother, Joseph. Entombment was at Holy Apostles Mausoleum under the direction of Doyle-Devlin Funeral Home.

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GUIRGUIS, Blanche
BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY: Blanche Guirguis, 82, died February 25, 2009. Survivors include her children, Nagla and Samuel Younan, Nelly and Samir Soliman, and Alfred and Eileen Soliman; a sister, Avon (Foad) Guirguis; her brothers, Emil and Marilla Guirguis, Wilson and Edward Guirguis; and her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Soliman; a son, Nashat Soliman; and a sister, Ellen Guirguis. Services were held at St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church in East Brunswick. Interment was at New Cemetery in Somerville under the direction of Bongiovi Funeral Home.

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HAMMER, Rose
LAKEWOOD, NEW JERSEY: Rose Weishaut Hammer, 89, died in February of 1965 at her home. Survivors include three sons, Leon, Celon, and Benjamin Hammer; three daughters, Mrs. Aaron Shapiro, Mrs. Michael Weinberg, and Mrs. Ben Gelbstein; 26 grandchildren; and 22 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Hammer. Interment was at Iselin, NJ.

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HANAFIN, Marcella
BRANCHBURG, NEW JERSEY: Marcella Griffin Hanafin, 83, died July 24, 2010 at the Rolling Hills Care Center in Clinton Township. She was born May 11, 1927 in Philadelphia, PA to Francis E. and Catherine T. Finnegan Griffin. She was a retired chairman of the board at PyMaH Corporation, a medical device manufacturer in Flemington. She enjoyed traveling, and was a member of the Circumnavigators Club and the Somerset County Service Corps of Retired Executives. She was the first woman honored with the Chairman's Award by the Health Industry Manufacturers' Association, and was recipient of the Women of Achievement Award from the Rolling Hills Girl Scouts. She is survived by her children, Gregory (Rose) of Livonia, NY, Karl (Ellen) of Geneseo, NY, Frances Elliott (Ed) of Sedona, AZ, and Jeanette Frey (Leo) and Bernard "Ben" (Laurie), all of Annandale; 12 grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Hanafin; an infant son, Stephen; a brother, Francis E. Griffin; and a sister, Kay Stambaugh. Services were held at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church. Interment was at St. Bernard's Cemetery by Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home.

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HEALY, Bridie
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY: Bridie A. McArdle Healy, 85, died February 26, 2010. She was born April 24, 1924 in County Louth, Ireland. She owned Hotel Healy in Atlantic City, and also worked at the Sands Hotel and Casino. She was a member of Church of the Assumption. Survivors include three daughters, Eileen Garrity (James), Mary Kershner (Conrad), and Theresa Dunford (Michael); two sons, Thomas and James; a sister, Alice Grant; three brothers, Peter, John, and James; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; her parents, Peter and Aileen; two sisters, Kathleen Coburn and Mary McArdle; and two brothers, Bernard and Brendan. Services were held at the Church of the Assumption. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery by Wimberg Funeral Home.

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HENRIKSEN, Irene
FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY: Irene Henriksen died October 10, 1972. She was born in Hoboken. She was an Episcopalian. She was a Past Matron and Past State Deputy in the Order of the Eastern Star, and enjoyed wintering in Florida. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Mabel Andersen of Gulfport, FL; 4 nephews; and 2 nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, O.W. Henriksen. Interment was "in Union City. Arrangements in Florida were handled by by Gulf Memorial Funeral Home of Gulfport, FL. Note: Her date of birth may be January 24, 1894.

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HENRY, Bertha
JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY: Bertha M. Brown Henry, 81, died May 12, 2010 at Englewood Hospital in Englewood, NJ. She was born in Sumter, SC. She was a longtime seamstress at the Superior Petticoat Company in Union City, and had lived in Jersey City since 1945. She was the mother of Elaine Henry, Ruenette Cason and Lorraine Henry; and the sister of Drucilla Brown, Joseph Brown, Jr., Lee Ann Fullard, Willie Anderson and James Brown. She had 11 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 7 siblings. Services were held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, East Congregation, in Jersey City. Cremation arrangements were handled by G. Keenen O'Brien Funeral Home.

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HERRERA, Sicilia
HAMMONTON, NEW JERSEY: Sicilia "Sisi" Herrera, 69, died April 25, 2012 at Linwood Care Center. She was born August 7, 1942 in Salinas, Puerto Rico to Ramon and Andrea Reyes. She had been employed by National Garment Co. and Caesar's Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, and lived in the Hammonton area for over 55 years. Survivors include her husband, Gilberto "Jimmy" Herrera; a daughter, Andrea Chen (Derek) of Galloway Township; a son, Gilberto "Herbie" Herrera, Jr. (Debbie) of Vineland; four sisters, Susana Reyes, Iraida Melendez (Mateo), Luz Rodriguez (Miguel), and Theresa Reyes (Alejandro); two brothers, George Reyes (Millie) and Ramon Reyes; 3 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Yolanda Herrera; her parents; and a sister, Carmen Santiago. Services were held at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Parish Church. Interment was at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery under the direction of Carnesale Funeral Home.

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HIGGINS, Edward
BAYONNE, NEW JERSEY: Edward J Higgins, 90, died March 24, 2011 at Bayonne Medical Center. He was born January 5, 1921 to the late Grace (Fern) and William Higgins. He was a lifelong Bayonne resident. He retired from Texas Oil Co. after 30 years, and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was the father of Rev. Edward Higgins, Jr., pastor of Holy Ghost Byzantine Catholic Church in Philadelphia; and the brother of Mary Albach and the late John, James, William, Adam Higgins, Jean Sullivan, Grace Marshall and Sarah Jack. He was predeceased by his wife, Marion J. Stepanik Higgins. Services were held at St. John's Byzantine Catholic Church. Burial was at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Rahway under the direction of Sweeney Funeral Home.

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HILL, Charles C.
FORDS, NEW JERSEY: Charles C. Hill, 42, died December 30, 1970 in Miami, FL. He was an inspector for the Food and Drug Administration. He was a former resident of Miami, FL and Washington, DC. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Josephine Gibson; a son, Craig; a daughter, Debra; and an aunt, Mrs. Margaret Robertson. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles T. Hill. Services were held at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. Interment was at Vista Memorial Park with arrangements by Van Orsdel Funeral Home. Note: Interment may be in Miami-Dade County, FL.

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HUGHES, Thomas
PATERSON, NEW JERSEY: Thomas G. Hughes, 40, died March 10, 1915. He was the husband of Louise Jennings Hughes, and was a member of the Elks Lodge. Services were held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Burial was at Cedar Lawn Cemetery.

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IGOE, Charles A.
EAST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY: Charles Aloysius Igoe, 60, died July 18, 1965 at the Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, WV. He was born January 31, 1905 in Newark, NJ to Peter Joseph and Virginia Igoe. He worked in real estate, and was a property manager. He served in the National Guard. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

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IMMEDIATO, Carl, Sr.
WESTFIELD, NEW JERSEY: Carl M. Immediato, 74, died March 29, 2001 at his residence. He was born in New Rochelle, NY, where he lived prior to moving to Westfield in 1972. He owned Blue Bird Taxi in New Rochelle, and was later a police dispatcher for the Borough of Mountainside. He served on the Board of Directors of the Mountainside Honorary Policemen's Benevolent Association. He was past president of the Westfield Athletic Club, and a member of the Forester Club of New Rochelle. He is survived by his wife, Dolores M. DePippo Immediato; two daughters, Nancy Ann Immediato and Kathy Ann Guariglia; a son, Carl Immediato, Jr.; two stepsons, Joe Shaffer and Claude Shaffer; his mother, Kathleen Immediato; two sisters, Antoinette Roe and Kay Bucello; a brother, Michael Immediato; 3 step-grandchildren; and 2 step great-grandchildren. Services were held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Mountainside. Arrangements were handled by Dooley Colonial Funeral Home.

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IZAK, Ruby
PHILLIPSBURG, NEW JERSEY: Ruby Izak, 73, died April 10, 2003. She was born June 9, 1929 to the late John H. and Elizabeth Fields Thornton. She was a former nurse's aid with Warren Hospital and the Warren County Visiting Homemakers. She was a Baptist. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, John; a son, Barid Thornton of Phillipsburg; five daughters, Tara White, Johnnie Reed and Dawna Langen, all of Easton, Sherie Brockel and husband Scott of Bethlehem, and Nadine Gray and husband Paul of Jackson, MS; two adopted daughters, Lillian Pancoast and Debra Waldron, both of Phillipsburg; 27 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kendra Hower; three brothers, Clarence, William and Leroy; two sisters, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick and June Taylor; and a son-in-law, James White. Services were held at Grace Baptist Church. Cremation arrangements were handled by Noto-Wynkoop Funeral Home.

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JAGGER, Carolyn
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NEW JERSEY: Carolyn E. Jagger, 78, died August 9, 1960 at the Atlantic Highlands Nursing Home. She was born in Long Island, and had lived in Atlantic Highlands for 40 years. She was survived by her nieces. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Jagger. Interment was at Bayview Cemetery under the direction of Posten's Funeral Home.

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JONES, Cornelia
TRENTON, NEW JERSEY: Cornelia Irene Jones, age 5, died February 18, 1913 at the family home. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Jones. Burial was at Riverview Cemetery under the direction of Ivins and Taylor.

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JONES, Mary
PEMBERTON, NEW JERSEY: Mary R. Jones, 77, died October 9, 1955 in Hightstown. She was born in Wrightstown. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Anna Yates of Trenton; three sons, Alfred, Ney and Harry of Pemberton; a sister, Mrs. Edwin Davis of Wrightstown; two brothers, B. Ney and Clarence Ridgway of Pemberton; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph. Interment was at the IOOF Cemetery.

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KALIBAT, Hedwig
UNION, NEW JERSEY: Hedwig M. Eisenmann Kalibat, 72, died February 15, 2007. She was born October 17, 1934 in Thungersheim, Germany. She was a co-owner of Kalibat's Pharmacy in Newark. She was the wife of Frank Peter Kalibat; and the mother of Karen Elizabeth Sears, Frank M. Kalibat, and Johanna Katrina Stemme. She is also survived by a sister in Germany and 5 grandchildren. Services were held at St. Casimir's Church. Arrangements were handled by Buyus Funeral Home.

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KALKSMA, Peter
BEACHWOOD, NEW JERSEY: Peter F. Kalksma, 77, died September 3, 2010. He was born March 4, 1933 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Mary and Pieter Kalksma. He came to the United States as a child. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, and held a bachelor's degree from Seton Hall. He retired from Weldon Asphalt Co., and was vice-president of sales at Riverdale Quarry, owner of Atlas Concrete, and worked for Gallo Industries. He was a U.S. citizen. Survivors include his children, Donna and Bob Brancato, Paul and Dorothy Kalksma, and Sally Kalksma; and 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn Martucci Kalksma; and a son, Peter D. Kalksma. Arrangements were handled by Trinka-Faustini Funeral Service.

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KARAFYLLAKIS, Michael
WEST DEPTFORD, NEW JERSEY: Michael A. Karafyllakis, 62, died October 2, 2009. He was born August 13, 1947 in Kalymnos, Greece to Antonis and Niki Karafyllakis. He came to the United States in the 1960s. He moved to West Deptford, where he lived for the past 38 years. He worked at Lyons and Sons in Moorestown for over 20 years, and also worked for Maple Leaf Lawn Service. He was a military veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed going to Atlantic City, and attending Kixx games. Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Gail Anderson Karafyllakis; a daughter, Amy; a son, Anthony; his mother, Niki Karafyllakis; a brother, Steve; and a grandson. Interment was at Eglington Cemetery under the direction of Davis and Wagner Funeral and Cremation Services.

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KARPIAK, Alice
CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY: Alice Karpiak, 85, died December 3, 2009. She was the mother of John, Jr. (Leslie), Gregory (Lynn) and Michael (Frances); and the sister of Ann Hribovski. She had several nieces and nephews; 5 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, Sr. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Bradley Funeral Home.

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KELLY, Gerard
MANCHESTER, NEW JERSEY: Gerard E. Kelly, 74, died October 6, 2008. He was born July 6, 1934. He was a sales representative for Senior Publishing. He attended St. John's Church in Lakehurst, and was serving as current president of the American Irish Club in Leisure Knoll. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Maureen McDevitt Kelly; two daughters, Maureen Kennedy (John) of Paramus, and Helen Lynch (Victor) of Montvale; two sons, Brian E. of Paramus, and Gerard J. of Maywood; a sister, Therese Murphy of Bronx, NY; his nieces and nephews; and 6 grandchildren. Services were held at St. John's Church. Interment was at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery by Oliverie Funeral Home.

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KENYON, Agnes
LYNDHURST, NEW JERSEY: Agnes Mahoney Kenyon died November 3, 2006. She was born August 9, 1938. She was the wife of John Kenyon; and the mother of John and Mark Kenyon, Carrie Ann Wright, and Kathleen Levan. She had 6 grandchildren. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery under the direction of Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home.

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KISTNER, Christ
ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY: Christ Kistner, 65, died May 12, 1950. He was a night watchman at the Elizabeth Slaughterhouse (Steinbacher Packing Company). He died of a work-related injury.

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KLEINMAN, Irwin
MORGANVILLE, NEW JERSEY: Irwin Kleinman, 72, died August 10, 2009 at his home. He was born in Bronx, NY. He was a retired operations manager for several computer companies. He was a member of Congregation Sons of Israel in Manalapan, the Free Sons of Israel and the Knights of Pythias. He was also a life member of the Morganville First Aid Squad. He had been a Morganville resident for 39 years, and formerly lived in Brooklyn. Survivors include his wife, Myrna Kleinberg Kleinman; a daughter, Cheryl McKenna (Harold); a brother, David Kleinman (Nancy); 3 granddaughters; and 7 nephews. Services were held at Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels.

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KOSHINSKI, Gilbert
NEWFIELD, NEW JERSEY: Gilbert Koshinski, 73, died June 10, 2007 at South Jersey Extended Care Center in Bridgeton. He was born May 22, 1934 in Shamokin, PA. He was a retired control operator for the City of Vineland Electric Utility with 25 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He enjoyed casinos, country music, camping in Florida, and spending time at Babe's Village Inn in Minotola. Survivors include his wife, Della (Sumpter) Koshinski; his sons and daughters-in-law, Mike Sumpter of Margate, and Louis and Tracey Sumpter, Ronald and Patti Adamson, and Ralph and Karen Koshinski, all of Vineland; his daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Gene Rosario of Newfield, Jackie Koshinski of Vineland, Hilda and Jack Allen of Camden, Gladys and Tom Vega of Lancaster, PA, Jill Koshinski of Evansville, IN, and Sonya Oatley of Clermont, FL; 16 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Koshinski. Services were held at St. Rose Of Lima Church. Interment was at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Rone Funeral Service.

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KOWALSKI, Leon
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NEW JERSEY: Leon A. Kowalski, 63, died March 16, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Elizabeth. He was a retired fire chief at the former Exxon Mobile Linden Plant, and had been a resident of South Plainfield for over 60 years. He enjoyed hunting. He is survived by his wife, Diane (Vittoria); two sons, Anthony (Danielle) of South Plainfield, and Leon (Lisa) of Hawthorne; a daughter, Lori Stolz (Billy) of South Plainfield; and 7 grandchildren. Interment was at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains by McCriskin-Gustafson Home For Funerals.

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LABENSKI, Leona
FANWOOD, NEW JERSEY: Leona M. Labenski, 92, died October 9, 2007 at Haven Hospice in Plainfield. She was born in Nanticoke, PA. She was a retired hostess at Snuffy's in Scotch Plains with over 50 years of service. She had been a resident of Fanwood for 18 years. She attended St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Scotch Plains. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Brelinsky (Robert); a son, Edward F. Labenski (Susan); 5 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward. Services were held at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment was at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield with arrangements by Memorial Funeral Home.

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LAMPONE, Elisa
JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY: Elisa Zanetti Lampone passed away June 15, 2008. She was born in Meduno, Italy on June 6, 1926. She was the wife of Andrew Lampone, Sr., and the mother of Andrew, Jr. and John. She is also survived by two sisters and five brothers who live in Italy. She was the grandmother of 3. Arrangements were handled by Fallon Funeral Home.

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LAUKAITIS, Julia
NORTH ARLINGTON, NEW JERSEY: Julia A. Berteska Laukaitis, 90, died June 6, 2007. She was born July 27, 1916. She was a retired assembler at RCA with 35 years of service. She was the sister of Josephine Merlo and George Berteska and the late John, Jr. and Mary Siernos; the aunt of Marlene Coppolino, Martha McNie, Joanne Hardyman, Rosanne Smith, George Berteska, Jr, Diana Garcia, and the late Carol Siernos; and is also survived by several great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, George. Services were held at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery with arrangements by Buyus Funeral Home.

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LAVELL, Rowena
PARSIPPANY, NEW JERSEY: Rowena A. Lavell, 53, died June 28, 2006. She was born October 11, 1952. She held a bachelor's degree in biology from Rutgers University, and was a park naturalist for the Essex County Park Commission. She had also worked for the library at County College of Morris, and as an activities aide at the Chelsea at Montville. She was a member of the Mount Tabor Historical Society, the Essex County Quilters' Club, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Clifford and Kathleen Wentworth Lavell of Thompson, PA; a niece; a nephew; a great-niece; and a special friend, Joseph Molnar of Morristown. She was preceded in death by her parents. Interment was at Restland Memorial Park under the direction of Norman Dean Home for Services.

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LEATHERBURY, Lewis
BURLINGTON, NEW JERSEY: Lewis D. Leatherbury, 65, died December 3, 2009. He was a self-employed handyman and painter. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and shopping, and was a member of the VFW. Survivors include his wife, Jane Boyle Leatherbury; his siblings, Patricia Viscusi, Richard Leatherbury, Glen Leatherbury, and James Leatherbury; an uncle, Bill Gilbert; his nieces and nephews; and his friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Mildred Gilbert Leatherbury; and a brother, Robert Leatherbury. Interment was at the Odd Fellows Cemetery with arrangements by Page Funeral Home.

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LEO, Marie
RUMSON, NEW JERSEY: Marie Leo, 78, died December 8, 1969 at Riverview Hospital in Red Bank. She was born in Ireland to Michael and Bridgit Scanlon. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, and had lived in the Rumson area for 50 years. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Nora Goldschlager of Rumson; a son, James Michael Leo, Jr. of Rumson; two sisters, Elizabeth Scanlon of Ireland, and Mrs. Margaret Conk of Red Bank; and 4 grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Michael Leo, Sr. Services were held at Holy Cross Catholic Church. Interment was at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Middletown by Worden Funeral Home.

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LINDHOLM, Rosa
BRICK, NEW JERSEY: Rosa E. Karlsson Lindholm, 93, died October 17, 2009. She was a former head of maintenance for the Brick Township Board Of Education with 22 years of service. She was a longtime member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Point Pleasant. She was a founder of the Ladies' Aid Society, and a member of the Sewing Circle. She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Runo and Mary Jane Lindholm of Brick; a brother, Wilhelm Karlsson of Finland; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; her cousins; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gust Lindholm. Services were held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery with arrangements by Weatherhead Young Funeral Home.

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LOSELLE, Joseph
LINDENWOLD, NEW JERSEY: Joseph Loselle, 84, died December 1, 2008. He was born May 30, 1924. He is survived by a brother, Arthur of Pine Hill; and a nephew, Alfred Fanelli of Shenandoah Village. He was preceded in death by his wife, Clara; and a son, Joseph. Interment was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery under the direction of Danks-Hinski Funeral Home.

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