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Evelyn D. Cameron

August 27, 1931 - December 21, 2017

Evelyn D. Cameron Hillsborough, NJ Evelyn D. Cameron, 86, of Hillsborough, NJ, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, December 21, 2017. Born in Raritan, NJ on August 27, 1931 to her late parents Dorothy Hann and Frederick Epright, she resided there before moving to Bridgewater, then to South Bound Brook for 30 years....
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Robert F. Krupinski

October 18, 1937 - December 19, 2017

Robert F. Krupinski Bridgewater, NJ Robert F. Krupinski, 80, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Nanticoke, PA, on October 18, 1937 to his late parents Julia Shimko and Frank Krupinski. He resided in Washington, DC and East Stoudsburg, PA, most of his life...
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Adele Campbell

August 11, 1927 - December 14, 2017

Adele Campbell Somerset, NJ Adele Campbell, 90, of Somerset, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at her home. Born in Bayonne, NJ, on August 11, 1927 to her late parents Anna and Peter Patchkowski, raised her family in Rahway and Westfield before moving to Somerset County. Adele worked for AIR CON as a Contract Administrator for...
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Kenneth B. Faerber

October 13, 1926 - December 6, 2017

Kenneth B. Faerber Branchburg, NJ Mr. Kenneth Barstow Faerber of Branchburg, New Jersey passed away on Wednesday the 6th of December, 2017 at the age of 91. Kenneth was a veteran of World War II, having served in the US Navy alongside his elder brother, Frederic, from 1944 at tender age of seventeen, until the conclusion of the conflict. His eyes, which gave way...
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Gary Edmund Schubert

July 21, 1960 - December 4, 2017

Gary Edmund Schubert Mt. Olive, NJ Gary Edmund Schubert, 57, of Mt. Olive, NJ, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017, at his home. Born and raised on Staten Island, NY, he resided in Hillsborough, NJ for 12 years before moving to Mt. Olive, NJ 14 years ago. Gary was a graduate of East Brunswick High School class of 1978. He attended college at...
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Angela F. Schmitt

January 6, 1928 - December 2, 2017

Angela F. Schmitt Neshanic Station, NJ Angela F. Schmitt, 89, of Neshanic Station, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at her home surrounded by all her family. She was born in Jersey City, NJ, on January 6, 1928, to her late parents Lydia and Louis Sigo. She resided there for 65 years of her life before moving to Neshanic...
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Michael D. Hresan, Sr.

January 9, 1935 - November 30, 2017

Michael D. Hresan Sr. Branchburg, NJ Michael D. Hresan Sr., 82, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2017. Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ on January 9, 1935 to his late parents Joan Potter and Michael Hresan, he lived in Bridgewater for part of his life before moving to Branchburg 53 years ago. Mr. Hresan graduated from Dickenson High...
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Gail E. Danek

February 24, 1964 - November 22, 2017

Gail E. Danek Hillsborough, NJ Gail E. Danek, 53, of Hillsborough, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. She was born and raised in Hillsborough and resided there for her whole life. Ms. Danek was the manager for Tractor Supply Company in Bedminster for the past 5 years of her life. Gail had a great passion for animals, especially her...
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Josephine M. Siciliano

November 1, 1916 - November 20, 2017

Josephine M. Siciliano Piscataway, NJ Josephine M. Siciliano, 101, of Piscataway, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 20, 2017 at RWJ Hospital in Somerville. Born in Newark, NJ, she resided in Perth Amboy for 20 years before moving to Bridgewater for 2 years, then Piscataway for the last 17 years. Before her retirement in 1987, Mrs....
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Lourdes B. Tatsch

December 10, 1931 - November 8, 2017

Lourdes B. Tatsch Bedminster, NJ Lourdes B. Tatsch, 85, of Bedminster, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Born in Brazil, she immigrated to the USA where she lived in Branchburg for 7 years before moving to Bedminster 25 years ago. Mrs. Tatsch worked for Johnson & Johnson as a Production Supervisor before her retirement in 1986. Lourdes...
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Amalia Russo

March 20, 1949 - November 5, 2017

Amalia Russo Bound Brook, NJ Amalia Russo, 68, of Bound Brook, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Born in Giardini Naxos, Sicily, she immigrated to the USA where she resided in Bridgewater, NJ, for 21 years before moving to Bound Brook 16 years ago. Mrs. Russo owned and operated Red Star Cleaners from 1981-1989, and was most...
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Anne C. Stone

August 20, 1923 - October 31, 2017

Anne C. Stone Neshanic Station, NJ Anne C. Stone, 94, of Neshanic Station, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Born in Bayonne, NJ, on August 20, 1923 to her late parents Julia Mekovas and Boleslaw Marozik, she lived in Brooklyn for many years of her life before moving to Neshanic Station 59 years ago. Anne worked for Seagrams for...
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Ulanda Calvo

April 24, 1924 - October 28, 2017

Ulanda Talevi Calvo, 93, died on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at her daughter’s home in Gold Canyon, AZ. She was born and lived in Raritan before moving to AZ two years ago. She worked for 32 years as a lab technician and group leader at RCA in Bridgewater. Ulanda was a parishioner of St. Ann’s Church in Raritan, and member of their Rosary Altar Society and...
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Helen M. Vornehm

June 3, 1924 - October 26, 2017

Helen M. Vornehm Bridgewater, NJ Helen M. Vornehm, 93, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Bridgeway Care Center in Bridgewater. Born in Ridgewod, NJ on June 3, 1924 to her beloved parents Ann Marie Hickey and Edward Cuneo, she grew up in Bergen County, NJ before moving to Saddle Brook with her loving husband...
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Patrick J. Bliss

March 24, 1942 - October 23, 2017

Patrick J. Bliss, age 75 of Bridgewater passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in Raritan, he lived in Bridgewater for 52 years. He was a parishioner of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church. He graduated from Somerville High School, class of 61, and served on the reunion committee for 50 years. Pat worked for Post Ace Hardware retiring after...
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John A. Fitzpatrick

January 5, 1961 - October 15, 2017

John A. Fitzpatrick Branchburg, NJ John A. Fitzpatrick, 56, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017. John served as Vice President with Chemline Inc in Scotch Plains for many years. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends at his Jupiter, Florida residence and treasured his trips to Saratoga with the Fitzpatrick’s. Along with his...
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Jean M. Salko

March 5, 1929 - October 12, 2017

Jean M. Salko Raritan, NJ Jean M. Salko, 88, of Raritan, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 12, 2017. She was born and raised in West Hazelton, PA, on March 05, 1929 to her late parents Mary and Joseph Yachera, before moving to Raritan 64 years ago. Mrs. Salko was a communicant of St. Mary’s Byzantine Church in Hillsborough and a...
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Anthony J. Blunda

May 5, 1936 - October 8, 2017

Anthony “Tony” Blunda Flemington, NJ Anthony “Tony” Blunda, 81, of Flemington NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Hunterdon Medical Center surrounded by his wife, children, grandchildren, and remaining brothers and sister. Born in Jersey City, NJ in 1936, Tony put himself through Saint Peter’s Prep...
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Joseph Petran

December 23, 1921 - October 7, 2017

Joseph Petran Bridgewater, NJ Joseph Petran, 95, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Bridgeway Care Center in Bridgewater. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was raised in Linden, NJ where he resided for most of his life before moving to Toms River, then later to Bridgewater. Mr. Petran was a member of the US Army where he...
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Jane Romasz

October 17, 1943 - October 5, 2017

Jane Romasz Bridgewater, NJ Jane Romasz, 73, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 05, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Somerset. Born to a proud polish family in Europe, she immigrated to the USA in 1955 and moved to Jersey City before moving to Bridgewater 50 years ago. Jane graduated college from Jersey City State University with...
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Eleanor A. Sansone

May 13, 1935 - October 3, 2017

Eleanor A. Sansone Raritan, NJ Eleanor A. Sansone, 82, of Raritan, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. Born in Somerville, NJ, she resided in Raritan, NJ. Her career started as a seamstress and transitioned into the banking community. She loved to read, enjoyed taking trips to Atlantic City, sewing, watching sports and...
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Henry Charles Rosenthal

November 9, 1990 - September 30, 2017

Henry Charles Rosenthal Branchburg, NJ Henry Charles Rosenthal, 26, of Branchburg, died suddenly at home on Saturday September 30th, 2017. He had endured a long struggle against alcohol and drug addiction, and his death was due to heroin overdose. Henry, known as Hank, was a gifted and accomplished pianist and keyboard player. He performed both as a solo artist...
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Joanne F. Pastore

January 2, 1943 - September 30, 2017

Joanne F. Pastore Neshanic Station, NJ Joanne F. Pastore, 74, of Neshanic Station, NJ, died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at her home. She was born on January 2, 1943 in Philadelphia, PA to her late parents, Beatrice Kampf and Joseph H. Beuerle. Joanne was an Executive Secretary to the President of Hoechst Celanese in Bridgewater for most of her life,...
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Omar J. Ghanim

September 2, 1980 - September 23, 2017

Omar J. Ghanim South Plainfield, NJ Omar J. Ghanim, 37, of South Plainfield, NJ passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at his home. He was born in Plainfield and resided in South Plainfield for over 15 years. Omar was a very kind, gentle soul with a bit of edge, and had a natural engineering mind which was logical and sensible, however a bit witty. He was...
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Susan Rebecca Hisko

January 4, 1951 - September 22, 2017

Susan Rebecca (Kellis) Hisko South Prince George, VA Susan Rebecca (Kellis) Hisko, 66, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville VA. Susan loved gardening, she was an avid NASCAR fan and always watched her Dallas Cowboys on Sundays. Most of all Susan enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren...
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Robert W. Harris

August 1, 1942 - September 19, 2017

Robert W. Harris Cape Coral, FL Robert W. Harris, 75, of Cape Coral, FL, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Born in Darby, PA he resided in Florida and spent his summers in Mantoloking, NJ. Before his retirement, Robert worked in sales as an Executive for various companies throughout his career. He was a Baseball Coach for the...
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Donna M. Karlis

April 24, 1975 - September 17, 2017

Donna Mason Karlis, 42, of Bridgewater died Sunday at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville. She attended Saint Michael School in Cranford until fifth grade; Orange Avenue School until eighth; and graduated Cranford High School in 1993. She attended Seton Hall University, where she graduated with honors with a bachelor of art in education in 1997; and Kean...
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John M. DeDomenico

July 8, 1949 - September 14, 2017

John DeDomenico Skillman, NJ John M. DeDomenico, 68, of Skillman, NJ, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his home. He was born and raised in Staten Island, NY, to his late parents, Dolores and John DeDomenico on July 8, 1949. He resided in Hillsborough, NJ for 22 years before moving to Skillman, NJ 10 years ago. John was a...
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Amedeo DeLoria

April 16, 1940 - September 12, 2017

Amedeo DeLoria, 77, died peacefully on September 12, 2017. He was born in Mottafallone, in the Province of Cosenza, Calabria, Italy, on April 16, 1940 to his dear parents, Maria (Guerriero) and Pietro DeLoria. Amedeo was an avid NY sports fan who also enjoyed playing cards and gardening. He loved to play the accordion and sing. Amedeo was deeply devoted to...
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Doris Gruenewald

August 17, 1922 - September 10, 2017

Doris Gruenewald, 95, died peacefully on September 10, 2017. She was born in Paterson, NJ, on August 17, 1922 to her dear parents, Adeline (Dubell) and Harry Leake. She was deeply devoted to her family and loved spending quality time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed being with her loving sister, Betty, at the...
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Anthony Petrizzo

August 12, 1950 - September 7, 2017

Anthony Petrizzo Monroe, NJ Anthony Petrizzo, 67, of Monroe, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 07, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick. Born in Jersey City, NJ, he was a resident of Branchburg for most of his life before moving to Monroe 8 years ago. Mr. Petrizzo was Vice President for Maersk Inc Shipping Company before his...
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Blair E. DeBois, Sr.

June 17, 1920 - August 31, 2017

Blair E. DeBois Sr. Branchburg, NJ Blair E. DeBois Sr, 97, of Branchburg, NJ passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at his home. Born in PA, he was a resident of Fall River, MA for many years of his life before moving to NJ. He resided in Milltown for a short time before moving to Branchburg 62 years ago. Before his honorable discharge, Mr. DeBois...
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Dennis J. Gnudi

November 1, 1957 - August 23, 2017

Dennis J. Gnudi Flemington, NJ Dennis J. Gnudi, 59, of Flemington, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Hunterdon Medical Center. Born in Jersey City, NJ, to his late parents Elaine and Mauro Gnudi, he was a resident of Franklin, MA, before moving to Flemington 22 years ago. After high school, he graduated from St. Peter...
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Barbara Ann Hall

March 25, 1937 - August 20, 2017

Barbara Ann Hall Bridgewater, NJ Barbara Ann Hall, 80, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Somerset. Born in Somerville, NJ to her late parents Sophia and Lloyd McBride on March 25, 1937, she moved to Belle Mead where she resided for most of her life before moving to Bridgewater 15 years ago...
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Mary Daigle

February 23, 1935 - August 15, 2017

Mary Daigle, 82, died peacefully on August 15, 2017. She was born in New York, NY, on February 23,1935 to her dear parents, Helen (Corrigan) and Joseph Daigle. Mary worked at the Veterans Administration in the Bronx before retiring in 1984. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Mary was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her loving cousin,...
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Ann Melahn

November 25, 1939 - August 13, 2017

Ann “Nancy” Melahn Branchburg, NJ Ann “Nancy” Melahn, 77, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Born in Elizabeth, NJ she was raised and lived in Union, NJ for nearly 60 years and retired to Manchester, NJ for 10 years before residing in Branchburg, NJ for her last 7 years. “Beloved wife,...
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Catherine G. Huzinec

August 5, 1935 - August 9, 2017

Catherine G. Huzinec Bridgewater, NJ Catherine G. Huzinec, 82, died peacefully on August 9, 2017. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, on August 5,1935 to her dear parents, Isabella (Lavery) and Paul Guenther. She was as a nurse at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick before retiring in 1998. Catherine and her husband Nicholas attended the reunions every year for the...
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John Joseph Maurer

January 15, 1967 - August 8, 2017

John Joseph Maurer Whitehouse Station, NJ John Joseph Maurer, 50, of Whitehouse Station, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 08, 2017. Born in Tarrytown, NY, he was raised in Metuchen, NJ before moving to High Bridge where he resided for 6 years, before moving to Whitehouse Station 16 years ago. John was an entrepreneur who at one-time sold...
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Marie S. Adam

October 24, 1927 - August 5, 2017

Marie Sloyan Adam Piscataway, NJ Marie Sloyan Adam of Piscataway died peacefully at home on Saturday, August 05, 2017. Born in Plainfield to the late John and Anne Higgins Sloyan she moved to Piscataway 62 years ago. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima and currently St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, New Brunswick. Upon graduating high school, she worked for...
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Ana P. Martins

June 9, 1972 - July 30, 2017

Ana P. Martins Neshanic Station, NJ Ana P. Martins, 45, of Neshanic Station, NJ passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at her home. Born and raised in Newark, NJ she moved to Bridgewater where she resided most of her life before moving to Neshanic Station 10 years ago. Ana brought a new level of respect to Law Enforcement as an Essex County Prosecutors Detective for the...
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Mary B. Carra

April 29, 1948 - July 18, 2017

Mary B. Carra Easton, PA “Formally of Raritan, NJ” Mary B. Carra, 69, of Easton, PA, formally of Raritan, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Born in Jersey City, NJ, she was a resident of the Bridgewater-Raritan area before moving to Easton PA 12 years ago. Before her retirement she worked as a Quality Analyst with...
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Randy J. Burkart

June 12, 1956 - July 16, 2017

Randy J. Burkart Branchburg, NJ Randy J. Burkart, 61, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. Born in Englewood, NJ, he was a resident of Flemington for 11 years before moving to Branchburg 19 years ago. He was an Executive Director with Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP in Manhattan for the...
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Ronald D. Burrell, Sr.

July 19, 1943 - July 16, 2017

Ronald D. Burrell Sr, Ringoes, NJ Ronald D. Burrell Sr., 73, of Ringoes, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at his home. Born in Somerville, NJ, he was a resident of Hillsborough before moving to Ringoes 35 years ago. Mr. Burrell was President of National Pools & Spas before his retirement in 2014. Ron loved his fresh water aquarium,...
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Francesca Di Vito

January 28, 1928 - July 13, 2017

Francesca Di Vito Raritan, NJ Francesca Di Vito, 89, of Raritan, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at her home. Born and raised in Valentano, Italy, she immigrated to the United States where she resided in Brooklyn for many years before moving to Raritan, NJ 12 years ago. Mrs. Di Vito was a communicant of St. Ann’s R.C. Church in...
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Michelle Ferrante

May 18, 1966 - July 10, 2017

Michelle Ferrante Hillsborough, NJ Michelle Ferrante, 51, of Hillsborough, NJ, passed away on Monday, July 10, 2017. Born in Morristown, NJ, she resided in Bernardsville before moving to Hillsborough 20 years ago. She was a volunteer for the Bridgewater Multiple Sclerosis Support Group and donated a lot of her time spreading awareness for MS. Michelle loved...
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Sureka Parmar

August 17, 1967 - July 6, 2017

Sureka Parmar Flemington, NJ Sureka Parmar, 49, of Flemington NJ passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017. Born in Zimbabwe, she resided in Flemington for 29 years. Sureka’s passions were in cooking and baking, always had fresh bread and cakes ready for any occasion. She loved celebrating and decorating for holidays, especially Thanksgiving and Christmas,...
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Immacolata Suriano

December 8, 1941 - June 28, 2017

Immacolata Suriano Raritan, NJ Immacolata Suriano, 75, of Raritan, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick. Born and raised in Calabria, Italy, she immigrated to the US where she resided in Raritan for the last 51 years of her life. Mrs. Surianos passion in life was her family. Her faith in God was also a...
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Dorothy Ann Kostro

August 19, 1932 - June 27, 2017

Dorothy Ann “Dottie” Kostro Live Oak, FL Dorothy Ann “Dottie” Kostro, 84, of Live Oak, FL passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Born in Somerville, NJ on August 19, 1932 she resided in Neshanic Station, NJ for most of her life before moving to North Carolina for 10 years before moving to Florida 6 years ago. Mrs. Kostro was...
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Frank Valentini

January 16, 1962 - June 20, 2017

Frank Valentini High Bridge, NJ Frank Valentini, 55, of High Bridge, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he resided in Bridgewater, NJ for 14 years before moving to High Bridge 4 ½ years ago. Mr. Valentini worked for River Terminal Development as a Construction Supervisor for many years. He was an avid animal lover, especially dogs, enjoyed camping...
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William F. Maier II

September 9, 1938 - June 19, 2017

William F. Maier II Manchester, NJ William F. Maier II, 78, of Manchester, New Jersey, formerly of Whitehouse Station, New Jersey passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017. William was born in Bronx, New York near Yankee Stadium on September 9, 1938. He graduated from Trinity Prep High School in Manhattan, NY and went on to take business classes at Pace University. He entered into the military...
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Antoinette M. Calogero

November 13, 1928 - June 14, 2017

Antoinette M. Calogero Bridgewater, NJ Antoinette M. Calogero, 88, of Bridgewater, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Born in Manhattan, NY she resided in Uniondale Long Island, NY before moving to Bridgewater, NJ 11 years ago. Mrs. Calogero worked for many years for the Hempstead Park Nursing Home as a payroll administrator before her retirement in 1993. She was a former...
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RoseMarie Calogero

August 3, 1933 - June 12, 2017

RoseMarie Calogero Somerset, NJ RoseMarie Calogero, 83, of Somerset, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Somerset. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY before moving to Somerset 13 years ago. She was a member of the Somerset Run Women's Club and a communicant of Our Lady of Mercy R.C. Church in South Bound Brook. RoseMarie had a passion for...
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Anh Hung Vu

January 6, 1958 - June 12, 2017

Anh Hung Vu Bridgewater, NJ Anh Hung Vu, 59, of Bridgewater, NJ passed away peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2017 at his home. Born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam, he immigrated to the United States where he resided in Hillsborough, NJ before moving to Bridgewater, NJ 13 years ago. Mr. Vu worked for B.A.E. Systems as a Quality Tester in Wayne, NJ before his retirement. He enjoyed spending quality...
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Joseph James Constandi, Jr.

June 10, 1968 - June 10, 2017

FLEMINGTON-Joseph James Constandi Jr., 49, fell into angels arms on Saturday, June 10, 2017 the very same day he was born in 1968. Joe was born in Somerville, NJ to Anna (Provenzano) Columbus and Joseph James Constandi. Joe resided in Bridgewater before moving to Flemington 15 years ago. He was a self -employed construction contractor. Joe had a passion for the beach, boating, entertaining...
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Ellen Ann Tufaro

February 10, 1948 - June 8, 2017

Ellen Ann Tufaro Branchburg, NJ Ellen Ann Tufaro, 69, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 08, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in Somerville. Born in the Bronx, NY, she was a resident of North Plainfield, NJ for 29 years before moving to Branchburg 17 years ago. Mrs. Tufaro loved cooking, traveling, whale watching, annual trips to Cape Cod, and quality time with her...
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Segundo Armas

February 28, 1939 - June 8, 2017

BRANCHBURG-Segundo "Cookie" Armas, 78, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017. He was born on February 28, 1939 to the late Maria and John Armas in Newark, NJ. Segundo grew up in Irvington, NJ and then resided 10 years in Manville, NJ, and 20 years in Bridgewater, NJ before residing the last 15 years in Branchburg, NJ. He worked as an architect for 35 years and retired 8 years ago from...
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Jim Zimmy Zimmermann

February 17, 1960 - June 8, 2017

Jim "Zimmy" Zimmermann, 57 Jim Zimmermann, 57, known to all as Zimmy, died peacefully on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at his home in Monmouth Junction, NJ. He was born in Levittown, Long Island and resided in Somerville for many years where he raised his only daughter, Crystal, before moving to Monmouth Junction. Zimmy was an avid fisherman, enjoyed sports and was a member of the Somerville Elks....
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Charles J. Dunn

March 13, 1929 - May 30, 2017

Charles J. Dunn passed away surrounded by his loving family and aided by the gentle care of Hospice; Robert Wood Johnson Visiting Nurses at RWJ Medical Center in New Brunswick, NJ after a brief illness. He was 88 years old. Born in Paterson, NJ in 1929, Charles attended East Side High School. He served proudly in the United States Marine Corps during WW11 and the Korean Conflict. Charles...
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Leon John Lech

April 4, 1946 - May 29, 2017

Leon John Lech Branchburg, NJ Leon John Lech, 71, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 29, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick surrounded by his loving family. Born and raised in South Plainfield, NJ he moved to Piscataway in 1968 before moving to Branchburg 41 years ago. Leon served in the United States Army National Guard from 1965-1971 and was called to...
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Emily Pauline Zielinski

April 22, 1915 - May 28, 2017

Emily P. Zielinski Beloved mother and grandmother Emily P. Zielinski, 102, of Basking Ridge, NJ, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 28, 2017, at her home in Fellowship Village. Emily was born on April 22, 1915 in Union City, NJ and attended local schools through high school. After marrying in 1945 she resided for 9 years In the Bronx and for the rest of her married life...
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Emily Pauline Zielinski

April 22, 1915 - May 28, 2017

Emily P. Zielinski Beloved mother and grandmother Emily P. Zielinski, 102, of Basking Ridge, NJ, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 28, 2017, at her home in Fellowship Village. Emily was born on April 22, 1915 in Union City, NJ and attended local schools through high school. After marrying in 1945 she resided for 9 years In the Bronx and...
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Theresa M. Van Schaack

April 17, 1924 - May 25, 2017

Theresa M. Van Schaack Bridgewater, NJ Theresa M. Van Schaack, 93, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Avalon Assisted Living in Bridgewater. Born in Hoboken, NJ, she resided in Weehawken for most of her life before moving to Bridgewater 9 years ago. Ms.Van Schaack worked as a secretary for Colgate Palmolive in NYC for 43 years before her retirement in...
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Stanislaw Szynalski

April 23, 1927 - May 25, 2017

Stanislaw Szynalski Scotrun, PA Stanislaw Szynalski, 90, of Scotrun, PA, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Born in Nowosielce, Poland, he immigrated to the United States where he resided in Kearny, NJ for 35 years before moving to Scotrun, PA over 15 years ago. Mr. Szynalski worked as a tool and dye maker for many years with Etamco Industries before his retirement. He was a...
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Victor P. Chester

January 7, 1948 - May 21, 2017

Victor P. Chester Jr. Bridgewater, NJ Victor P. Chester Jr., 69, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Born and raised in Newark, NJ, he resided there for many years before moving to Bridgewater 21 years ago. Mr. Chester worked in I.T. with Unilever for over 20 years before his retirement in 2001. He was a former member of the Drum and Bugle Corporation as well as...
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Sylvia Angela Trimmer

February 18, 1943 - May 19, 2017

Sylvia Angela Trimmer Frenchtown, NJ Sylvia Angela Trimmer, 74, of Frenchtown, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Hunterdon Medical Center. Born in Nanticoke, PA she moved to NJ where she resided in Manville for 27 years before moving to Frenchtown 27 years ago. Mrs. Trimmer worked for Ethicon in Quality Assurance for over 30 years before her retirement in 1992. She was an...
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John Sanford

March 31, 1945 - May 17, 2017

John Sanford Jr. Branchburg, NJ John Sanford Jr., 72 of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Born in Manhattan, NY, he resided in Bayonne for many years before moving to Branchburg 31 years ago. He served on the Township Committee for 25 years and served as a mayor for 7 terms. John was also a part of the Branchburg Rotary Club. He also served as liaison to...
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William Francis Anderson, Jr.

April 13, 1937 - May 13, 2017

William Francis Anderson Jr. Bridgewater, NJ William Francis Anderson Jr., 80, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Born in Jersey City, NJ he was a resident of North Arlington, NJ for many years before moving to Bridgewater 14 years ago. Before his retirement in 2000, Mr. Anderson worked as a postal worker with Jersey City Post office for 31 years. He was a...
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Frank W. Dittman

July 22, 1918 - May 5, 2017

FRANK W. DITTMAN, SR. CHEMICAL ENGINEER, PROFESSOR, MUSICIAN, and FATHER BRIDGEWATER Frank W. Dittman, Sr. died Friday, May 5, 2017, in Burke, Virginia. Frank was a long-time resident of Bridgewater, New Jersey where he and his wife of 57 years, Audrey, raised their 5 children and served the community through many civic organizations. He served as Bridgewater's Mayor and on the Bridgewater...
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George G. Araujo

December 24, 1980 - May 4, 2017

George G. Araujo Raritan, NJ George G. Araujo, 36, of Raritan, NJ, passed away on Thursday, May 04, 2017. Born in Galicia, Spain he immigrated to the United States where he lived in Kearny, NJ before moving to Raritan, NJ 2 years ago. Before his most recent position with the IBEW 164 Union, George worked as an electrician for various companies throughout his career. He loved playing basketball,...
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Kathryn E. Reid

February 7, 1985 - May 3, 2017

Kathryn E. Reid Bridgewater, NJ Kathryn E. Reid, 32, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 03, 2017. She was born in Plainfield, NY and has resided in Bridgewater, NJ for most of her life. Before her most recent position as an Art Teacher at Stellar Academy, she worked as a second grade teacher for 8 years at Immaculate Conception School in Somerville. Kate "as known to...
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James P. Sorace, Sr.

June 8, 1924 - April 29, 2017

James Peter Sorace Sr., 92, of Bridgewater, NJ, died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on April 29, 2017. He was born in Somerville on June 8, 1924 to the late Philominia and Pasquale Sorace. He spent most of his life in Raritan before moving to Bridgewater. Jim served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 on the U.S.S Oakland as a crewmember and barber. Upon returning from the South Pacific,...
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Larry E. Helwig

July 6, 1944 - April 23, 2017

Larry E. Helwig Bridgewater, NJ Larry Helwig, 72, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017. He was born in Hanover, PA and was a resident of Bridgewater NJ for the last 44 years. Larry was a 1966 graduate of East Stroudsburg State College, where he was a member of the undefeated football team which was inducted into the Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the golf team at...
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Helena Rochman

May 10, 1924 - April 16, 2017

Helena Rochman (Helen) Branchburg, NJ Helena Rochman (Helen), 92, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on April 16, 2017 at Arbor Glen in Bridgewater. Helen was born in Tahanroh, Ukraine in 1924. She met her husband Dmytro in Germany after World War II and then immigrated to the U.S. in 1950. Prior to residing at Arbor Glen for 5 years, Helen resided in Branchburg for more than 55 years and...
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Dorothy Ciancio

December 1, 1934 - April 13, 2017

Dorothy "Dolly" Ciancio Flemington, NJ Dorothy "Dolly" Ciancio, 82, of Flemington, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Born in Elizabeth, NJ, she was a resident of Warren for 40 years before moving to Flemington 2 years ago. Cooking and gardening were Dolly's favorite things to do. She took great pride in her family and cherished spending time with them, especially her...
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Claudio Crisafulli, Sr.

July 3, 1940 - April 12, 2017

Claudio Crisafulli Sr. Raritan, NJ Claudio Crisafulli Sr., 76, of Raritan, NJ, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Somerset. Born in Pola, Italy on July 03, 1940, he immigrated to the United States in 1951 and resided in Raritan, NJ for the past 63 years. Mr. Crisafulli was a graduate of Somerville High School where he was a two-sport varsity...
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Surendrasingh K. Sardar

July 23, 1945 - April 12, 2017

Surendrasingh K. Sardar Flanders, NJ Surendrasingh K. Sardar, 71, of Flanders, NJ, passed away peacefully at St. Clair's Hospital in Dover, NJ. Born in Baroda, India, he immigrated to the United States and resided in Flanders, NJ for the past 30 years. Mr. Sardar retired from Hatch Mott MacDonald in 2013 where he worked as a senior electrical engineer. Since then he has been part-time with YMP...
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Zachary Mayberry

December 25, 1928 - April 9, 2017

Zachary "Zeke" Mayberry, 88, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at his home. He was born in Bronx, NY to his late parents Burch and Florence Mayberger and is preceded in death by his beloved brothers Reuben and Joshua. He resided in Bridgewater for the past 47 years. Zeke loved to reminisce about growing up as part of the "best generation" in his Bronx neighborhood...
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Angela Grande

July 31, 1947 - April 7, 2017

Angela Grande Bridgewater, NJ Angela Grande, 69, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 07, 2017 at her home. Born in Calabria, Italy, she immigrated to the United States where she resided in Raritan, NJ for 11 years before moving to Bridgewater 37 years ago. Before her retirement Mrs. Grande worked as a product inspector for Zeus Industrials in Branchburg. She was a former...
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Ann Marie Chmura

January 30, 1942 - April 1, 2017

Ann Marie Chmura Somerset, NJ Formerly of Clifton, NJ Ann Marie Chmura, 75, of Somerset, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 01, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick. Born in Scranton, PA, she was a resident of Clifton, NJ, for 30 years before moving to Somerset 12 years ago. Mrs. Chmura worked as a claims manager with Zurich Insurance Company for several years...
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MaryLou DesChamps

May 13, 1935 - March 31, 2017

MaryLou DesChamps Branchburg, NJ MaryLou DesChamps, 81, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 31, 2017. She was born in Morristown, NJ, to her late parents Lillian and Cecil Stichweh on May 13, 1935. MaryLou grew up in Boonton, NJ and graduated from Boonton High school in 1953. In 1954, she married Paul L. DesChamps and resided in Boonton Township for many years before...
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Dolores A. Fontana

February 17, 1936 - March 21, 2017

Dolores A. Fontana Flemington, NJ Dolores A. Fontana, 81, of Flemington, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Hunterdon Medical Center. Born in Scranton, PA, to Mary and Emanuel August, she resided in Readington for 30 years before moving to Flemington 3 years ago. Dolores was a communicant of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church in Three Bridges, NJ. She enjoyed traveling,...
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Stella Favorito

July 7, 1931 - March 4, 2017

Stella Favorito Neshanic Station, NJ Stella Favorito, 85, of Neshanic Station, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 04, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Somerset. Born in East Orange, NJ, she resided in Irvington and then Westfield before moving to Neshanic Station 15 years ago. Before her retirement, Stella worked as a Cosmetic Consultant for various companies throughout her life....
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Marie C. Foresti

February 11, 1928 - February 26, 2017

Marie C. Foresti Bridgewater, NJ Marie C. Foresti, 89, of Bridgewater, NJ, formally of Dunellen, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Bridgeway Care Center in Bridgewater. Born and raised in Staten Island, NY, she resided in Dunellen for 15 years before moving to Bridgewater 8 years ago. While living in Dunellen, Mrs. Foresti was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist...
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Zhilan Zheng

May 2, 1941 - February 19, 2017

Zhilan Zheng Bridgewater, NJ Zhilan Zheng, 75, of Bridgewater, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital Somerset. Born in Shanghai China, she came to the United States and resided in Bridgewater for the last 10 years or so. Mrs. Zheng enjoyed singing, gardening, conversing with friends, was an excellent cook, and enjoyed sightseeing and spending...
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Abraham Q. Mak

December 22, 1953 - February 18, 2017

Abraham Q. Mak Basking Ridge, NJ Abraham Q. Mak, 63, of Basking Ridge, NJ passed away peacefully at Morris Hills Center in Morristown, NJ, on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Born in Guangzhou, China, he immigrated to the United States before residing to Basking Ridge, NJ. Mr. Mak was a partner at Mak and Company CPAs LLP in New York, NY. He was a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the AICPA,...
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Donna Jean Sandvig

May 5, 1954 - February 11, 2017

Donna Jean Sandvig Branchburg, NJ Donna Jean Sandvig, 62, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. Born in Glen Cove, Long Island New York, she has been a resident of Branchburg for most of her life. Mrs. Sandvig was the PTO President of Branchburg schools, was the founder of the non-profit organization...
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Arthur G. Mohan

March 26, 1935 - February 8, 2017

Arthur G. Mohan Whitehouse Station, NJ Arthur G. Mohan, 81, of Whitehouse Station, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 08, 2017. Born in Trenton, NJ, he was a resident of Branchburg before moving to Whitehouse 2 ½ years ago. Mr. Mohan worked as a Research Chemist for American Cyanamid and Wyeth Pharmaceutical Corporation for 25 years before his retirement in 2000. He was...
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Sharyn H. Kost

November 18, 1947 - February 7, 2017

Sharyn Kost Branchburg, NJ Sharyn Kost, 69, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 07, 2017. Born in Scranton, PA, she's been a resident of Branchburg for the last 44 years. Mrs. Kost worked as an English teacher for 37 years at Bridgewater-Raritan High School. She was an avid researcher into her Irish ancestry, which brought many people together, and she made trips to...
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Anthony Tracchio

February 18, 1939 - January 30, 2017

Anthony Tracchio Branchburg, NJ Anthony Tracchio, 77, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 30, 2017 at his home. Born in Ozone Park Queens, NY, he was a resident of Carteret for 13 years before moving to Branchburg 42 years ago. Mr. Tracchio served in the US Army from 1957-1959. During his service to his Country, he was active in the 36th Field Battalion Artillery, First...
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Cynthia C. Gaydosh

July 15, 1966 - January 23, 2017

Cynthia C. Gaydosh Middlesex, NJ Cynthia C. Gaydosh, 50, of Middlesex, NJ passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at her home. Born in Burbank, CA, she lived in California, Arizona, and Florida, before settling in Bridgewater, NJ, where she raised her family for 20 years before moving to Middlesex two years ago. She worked as a registered nurse for ten years, most recently for Matheny Medical...
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Armida Colucci

September 15, 1920 - January 23, 2017

Armida Colucci Princeton, NJ Armida Colucci, 96, of Princeton, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at her home. Born in Lenola, Italy, she immigrated the US where she resided in South Plainfield NJ for 23 years, then Monroe for 36 years before moving to Princeton 5 years ago. Mrs. Colucci was an avid Yankees and Giants fan, golfer, seamstress and artist. She also enjoyed...
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Noreen Gay

November 21, 1930 - January 23, 2017

Noreen Gay Bridgewater, NJ Noreen Gay, 86, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at her home. Born in County Kerry, Ireland, she immigrated to the USA where she resided in Brooklyn, NY for most of her life before moving to Bridgewater 17 years ago. Mrs. Gay graduated from St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn in 1984 with a BA in Nursing Science. She was a...
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Julia M. Palma

February 4, 1921 - January 22, 2017

Julia M. Palma Bridgewater, NJ Julia M. Palma, 95, of Bridgewater NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Born in Newark, she was a resident of Keasbey for 20 years before moving to Bridgewater 22 years ago. Before her retirement in 1990, she worked for Sharing Plough Pharmaceutical as a supervisor. Julia was an avid Yankee fan, enjoyed reading, and spending quality time with...
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Dale A. Holland

September 29, 1963 - January 21, 2017

Dale A. Holland Frenchtown, NJ Dale A. Holland, 53, of Frenchtown, NJ, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at his home. Born in Somerville, he was a resident of Middlesex for most of his life before moving to Flemington 13 years ago. Dale loved breeding dogs, especially Jack Russell Terriers, and enjoyed wood working, gardening, and taking cruises with his wife Michele. He is preceded in...
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David Franklin

November 7, 1969 - January 5, 2017

David Franklin Bridgewater, NJ David Franklin, 47, of Bridgewater NJ, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Born in Plainfield NJ, he grew up in Bridgewater where he spent most of his life. David took great pride in his work. He was a self-employed carpenter and an acclaimed musician. He was the co-founder and the lead vocalist for the New Jersey based hard core band Vision. The band members...
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James J. Chambers

January 31, 1934 - January 5, 2017

James J. Chambers Branchburg, NJ James J. Chambers, 82, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 05, 2017. Born in Elmhurst Queens, NY, he was a resident of Pelham Manor, NY for 40 years before moving to Branchburg 6 months ago. Mr. Chambers was a former teacher at Mount St. Michael in the Bronx, NY where he also coached tennis and football before his retirement. James...
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Catherine M. Van Schaack-Rauf

September 30, 1928 - January 4, 2017

Catherine M. "Kitty" Van Schaack-Rauf Bridgewater, NJ Catherine M. "Kitty" Van Schaack-Rauf, 88, of Bridgewater passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 04, 2017. Born and raised in Hoboken, NJ, she resided in Piscataway before moving to Manchester before moving to the Avalon Assisted Living facility in Bridgewater 4 years ago. She also enjoyed her residence in Stuart, FL where she spent...
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William Isaac Williams

March 24, 1933 - January 2, 2017

William Isaac Williams Somerville, NJ William Issac Williams, 83, of Somerville, NJ, passed away on Monday, January 02, 2017 at his residence. Born in Forty Fort, PA, he was a resident of South Bound Brook for 15 years before moving to Somerville 40 years ago. Mr. Williams worked for the Rotor Clip Company in the shipping and receiving department before his retirement in 2001. William was a...
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Pat Gallagher

February 26, 1929 - December 29, 2016

Pat Gallagher Bridgewater, NJ Pat Gallagher, 87, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2016. She was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA and was a former resident of Bridgewater. Mrs. Gallagher worked for the Edison Board of Education for 30 years as a Home Economics teacher before her retirement. Pat enjoyed cooking, sewing, entertaining, and spending quality time with her family and...
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Arlene Clark

May 6, 1942 - December 27, 2016

Arlene Clark Branchburg, NJ Arlene Clark, 74, of Branchburg, NJ, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Born in Bayonne, NJ, she was a resident of there before moving to Branchburg 54 years ago. Before her retirement Mrs. Clark worked for Baker and Taylor in Somerville, NJ as a secretary. Arlene was a communicant of Holy Trinity R.C. Church in Bridgewater, and was a very devout...
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