Celebrity Obituaries

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Ofelia Luiba

March 3, 2015

Ofelia Luiba passed away on Tuesday 3/3/15 at Hoboken University Medical Center. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Ofelia Luiba. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Maria Franco

February 27, 2015

Maria Franco (nee Pagnozzi) 84, of North Bergan, NJ passed away on Friday, February 27, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Arduino Franco. Devoted mother of two sons, Pasquale and his wife Collette and Mario. Loving Grandmother of Natasha and her husband Justin Strauss, Dina and her husband Roy Newhard and Christine Franco. Great Grandmother of Alicia, Logan, Andrew and Chloe and a dear sister to...
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Elba M. Carrillo

February 20, 2015

Elba M. Carrillo, (nee Villalona) 94, of West New York NJ Born in Guayubin, Dominican Republic she passed away on Friday February 20, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Louis E. Carrillo. Devoted mother of Nay Andy Carrillo, Millie Trocchia, Fior Calderon, Harriet Carrillo, Eve Cabbell and the late Louis E. Carrillo Jr. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Elba M....
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John O'Dell

February 19, 2015

John O'Dell "Digger", 72, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday February 19, 2015. He was the Deputy Director of the North Bergen Parks and Recreation since 1985 and Director of the North Bergen Pop Warner Recreation since 1976. He served as business manager for the North Bergen Youth Football and the North Bergen Little League. He was the Chairman of the North Bergen M.U.A. He was a...
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Victor M. Petrella

February 18, 2015

Victor M. Petrella, 93, of Guttenberg NJ passed away on Wednesday February 18, 2015. He was the Head Custodian for the West New York Board of Education and also served in the US Army. Beloved husband of Gladys (nee Guarino) Petrella. Devoted father of Joan Palazzo, Denise Murphy, Michael Clark, Doreen Clark, JoAnn Clark and Jacki-Lynn Clark. Dear brother of Paul Petrella and Jennie Basso....
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Louise Latosa

February 6, 2015

Louise Latosa, 90, of North Bergen passed away on Friday February 6, 2015. She was a retired co-owner , with William and Robert Latosa, of Latosa Electric Motor Repair in North Bergen. Beloved wife of the late Mathew Latosa. Dear sister of Virginia Ferrainolo and the late Ralph Ferrainolo, Anthony Ferrainolo and Madeline Camporini. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews and grand nieces...
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Helen Byrnes

February 5, 2015

Helen Byrnes (nee Chrisler) 98, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday February 5, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Byrnes. Devoted mother of Patricia Puso, Michael Byrnes, Carole Sheridan, Lynn Corigliano and Josphe Byrnes. Dear sister of Audrey Knipp. Also survived by 14 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Theresa R. Sexton

April 17, 1932 - February 3, 2015

Theresa R. Sexton 82, of West New York NJ was called home on February 3rd, 2015. She was born on April 17, 1932 to Helen Agnes and Thomas Vincent Sexton at Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, New Jersey. She attended Our Lady of Grace School, Hoboken NJ and received an Associate in Arts Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. In 1948 Theresa began a 42 year career with the Lipton Tea...
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Maria D. DeTrizio

January 30, 2015

Maria D. DeTrizio (nee Cuocci) 74, of Emerson passed away on Friday January 30, 2015. Devoted mother of Maryann DeTrizio , Frank DeTrizio and the late Mario DeTrizio. Dear sister of Vincenzo Cuocci, Lucrezia Petruzzella and Francesca Amato. Loving grandmother of Nicholas, Sophia Gabrielle and Ramon. Also survived by great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. In Lieu of flowers make...
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Thomas M. MacDonald

January 28, 2015

Thomas M. MacDonald, 73, of Bloomingburg NY passed away on Wednesday January 28, 2015. He was a Financial and Pension Consultant for Prudential Insurance Company in Middleton NY. Beloved husband of the late Maryann MacDonald. Devoted father of Thomas J. MacDonald and his wife Vicki and Maureen Rivelli and her husband Anthony. Dear brother of Joseph, Michael and John MacDonald and Elizabeth...
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Frank E. Dascenza

September 16, 1917 - January 28, 2015

Frank E. Dascenza, 97, of Edgewater NJ passed away on Wednesday January 28, 2015. Frank was born at his parents' home on September 16, 1917 in West New York. He went to elementary school at P.S. #1 and attended Memorial High. During WWII, he served as a Medic Tech Sargent from 1942 until 1946. Frank had numerous jobs during his life but the two most memorable were Electrolux salesman and...
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Janet Sinisi

January 27, 2015

Janet Sinisi, 63, a Longtime Loyal resident of North Bergen passed away on Tuesday January 27, 2015. She worked as a clerk/ secretary for the North Bergen Department of Public Works for 20 years. She was a Hudson County Democratic Committeewoman and a member of the North Bergen Democratic Organization. She was also the Vice President of the Frank Gargiulo Civic Association. Devoted mother of...
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Mary Tallon

April 25, 1931 - January 24, 2015

Mary Tallon "Peggy" passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 24, 2015. She was born in NYC on April 25, 1931 to John and Margaret Fogarty. Peggy moved to New Jersey in 1955 and lived in North Bergen for more than 40 years. She was a cashier at the Pathmark in North Bergen for many years before retiring in the 1980s. Peggy was actively involved in the Marion Helpers at her parish, Our Lady...
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Ivette Palmer

January 20, 2015

Ivette Palmer (nee Rodriguez) 48, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday January 20, 2014. She was the manager of Kate Spade Clothing Store in North Bergen. Beloved wife of Michael Palmer. Loving daughter of Julio Rodriguez and the late Brunilda (nee Colon). Devoted mother of Daniel, Nicholas and Richard Palmer. Dear sister of Julio and Richard Rodriguez and also survived by nieces and...
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Alsacia Guerra

January 18, 2015

Alsacia Guerra, 79, of Guttenberg NJ passed away on Sunday January 18, 2015. Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic she was a retired doctors office worker. Devoted mother of Angela Galan and her husband Ruben. Loving grandmother of Diana and Stephanie and great grandmother of Angelina and Caroline. Dear sister of Daisy Guerra. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the...
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James E. Damato

January 14, 2015

James E. Damato, 90 , of North Bergen NJ passed away on Wednesday January 14, 2014. Born in Jersey City he was a teamster with Local 707 in Brooklyn. He also served in the Army during WW II. Beloved husband of Isabelle (nee Winkelmann ) Damato. Devoted father of James T. Damato and Mark C. Damato and his wife Karen L. Damato. Dear brother of Mildred and John. In lieu of flowers make...
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Nicola Lucci

January 12, 2015

Nicola Lucci, 87, of Ridgefield NJ passed away on Monday, January 12, 2015. Born in North Bergen he was retired from the Ford Motor Company in Mahway. He also served in the US Army. Beloved husband of the late Palma (nee Ciccarelli) Dear brother of Joseph Lucci and his wife Vivian, Dolores Iannacone and her husband Robert, Vincent Lucci and his wife Patricia C. , Frances Chuff and her late...
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Louise N. Paula

January 10, 2015

Louise N. Paula (nee Marron ) 84, of Clifton NJ passed away on Saturday January 10, 2015 at the Villa Marie Claire Nursing Home in Upper Saddle River. Born in Jersey City she spent many years as a secretary in New York and New Jersey then opening her own advertising business. She belonged to the Catholic Daughters in Secaucus and the Womans Club of Paramus. Pre-deceased by her parents Samuel...
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Rose Marie Bartoli

January 8, 2015

Rose Marie Bartoli (nee Allen) 83, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday January 8, 2015. Devoted mother John D. Bartoli and his wife Patricia, and Julie Bartoli. Loving grandmother of John and Michele Bartoli. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Rose Marie Bartoli. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add...
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Frances F. Kostic

January 3, 2015

Frances F. Kostic (nee Tozzi) 96, of West New York NJ passed away on Saturday January 3, 2015 at the Fritz Reuter Nursing Home in North Bergen. She retired as a cafeteria worker for Our Lady of Libera School in West New York. Beloved wife of the late Michael Doloszycki. Devoted mother of Carole Bligh , Delores Kurc and Karen Huebsch. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and many nieces and...
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Gladys A. Hall

December 23, 2014

Gladys A. Hall (nee Keavey) 92, of Brick NJ formerly of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday December 23, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Clifford Hall. Devoted mother of Jane Marghella and her husband Mario and the late Clifford and his wife Joan Hall. Loving grandmother of Alexandra, Christian and Joseph Marghella , Rachel and Joseph Hall and 3 great grandchildren. This Online Memorial...
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Robert A. Berger

December 22, 2014

Robert A. Berger, 59, of Wallington, NJ passed away on Monday December 22, 2014. Born in Jersey City he was a Communication Technician for Verizon. Beloved husband of Katherine (nee Malik) Berger. Dear brother of Susan Siegrist and her husband Henry , Edward Berger and his wife Linda. Also survived by 25 nieces and nephews and 3 grand nieces. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Lourdes Guzman

December 21, 2014

Lourdes Guzman (nee Lopez) 59, of Guttenberg NJ passed away on Sunday December 21, 2014. Born in Havana, Cuba she owned the Finishing Touch Cleaning Service. Loving daughter of Silvia and Jaime Domenech. Devoted mother of Tania Guzman and Sean Lugo. Dear sister of Peter and Elaine Lopez. Also survived by nieces and nephews. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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Marion Maddaloni

December 19, 2014

Marion Maddaloni (nee SanCaterina) 88, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday December 19, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John P. Maddaloni. Devoted mother of Joanne and Lynda Maddaloni. Dear sister of Anthony SanCaterina. Also survived by nieces, nephews and great nieces. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Marion Maddaloni. You are invited to add a Tribute in...
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Virginia Ferrer

December 8, 2014

Virginia Ferrer (nee Quintana) 83, of West New York NJ, born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, passed away on Monday December 8, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Francisco Ferrer. Devoted mother of Beverly Tooma and her husband Edward. Loving grandmother of Sarah and Jessica Tooma. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Virginia Ferrer. You are invited to add a Tribute in her...
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Virginia Piacentini

December 7, 2014

Virginia Piacentini (nee DeSantis) 86, of Marlton NJ, formerly a lifelong resident of North Bergen passed away on Sunday December 7, 2014. She was retired a the Vice President of Shareholders Services for Jaclyn Hand Bags in West New York NJ. Beloved wife of the late Joseph P. Piacentini. Devoted mother of Janet Daunoras and her husband Jeffrey and Arthur Piacentini and his wife Debbie....
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Lillian B. O'Brien

December 4, 2014

Lillian B. O'Brien (nee Kramer ) 98, of Point Pleasant since 1995 formerly of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday December 4, 2014. She retired in 1983 as the secretary to the Superintendent of Schools for the North Bergen Board of Education for 25 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph X. O'Brien. Devoted mother of Barbara Pardi. Loving grandmother of Marian, Katherine, Michael, David...
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Vincent Ascolese

December 5, 2014 - December 3, 2014

Vincent Ascolese 77 of North Bergen, NJ passed away Wednesday December 3rd after a long illness, with his family at his side. He was born in Trenton NJ, raised in Jersey City, and later resided in North Bergen. He Attended Saint Michael's High School in Union City, NJ. He achieved his Bachelor's from Upsala College, where he was Offensive guard , Team Captain and ECAC 2X All Conference. He...
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John P. DelleDonna

December 2, 2014

John P. DelleDonna 88, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday December 2, 2014. He was an army veteran of WW II. Retired as a security guard for the Hudson County Schools of Technology in North Bergen. Beloved husband of Martha (nee Hinds) DelleDonna. Devoted father of Michele McMane and her husband Michael. Loving grandfather of Bryan and Ariel, Jeremy and his wife Brittany and Andrew....
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Raymond J. Hogan

December 1, 2014

Raymond J. Hogan, 80, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Monday December 1, 2014. He was am Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. Pre-deceased by his beloved wife Lorraine (nee Walsh) and his step son Gary Sloane. Grandfather of Christopher Sloane and Jennifer Wallen and her husband Aaron and great grandfather of Gabrielle Wallen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. This Online...
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Cyrus J. Lawrence, Jr.

December 1, 2014

Cyrus J. Lawrence, Jr. "Cy", 76, of Fairview NJ passed away on Monday December 1, 2014. He was a graduate of Memorial High School in West New York where he was a All County, All State, All Metropolitan and All American Football Player. He coached football for many schools mostly North Bergen High School Bruins Football. He worked at the Hudson County Schools of Technology in North Bergen. He...
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Alma J. Quagliariello

November 18, 2014

Alma J. Quagliariello (nee Brema), 87, of North Bergen, NJ passed away on Tuesday November 18, 2014. She attended Mother Cabrini Boarding School and Fort Lee High School. A former member of the Robert Fulton P.T.A. and Den Mother with the Woodcliff Community Church. Predeceased by her parents Giuseppina (nee Monzeglio) and Pasquale Brema. Beloved wife of Frank Quagliariello Sr. of 64 years....
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Mario Cafiero

November 17, 2014

Mario Cafiero, 83, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Monday November 17, 2014. He was a retired contractor, world class chef, historian and merchant marine. Beloved husband of Bettylou (nee Capitella) Cafiero. Devoted father of son John Cafiero and his wife Suzanne, and daughter Rita Stampe and her husband Thomas. Dear brother of Gaetano Cafiero, Ralph Cafiero, AnnaMaria Valente and the late...
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Peter J. Morro

November 16, 2014

Peter J. Morro , 87, of North Bergen NJ, born and raised in Guttenberg, passed away on Sunday November 16, 2014 at the Sunrise Assisted Living in Edgewater NJ. He was a retired Federal Rail Road Inspector for the United States Government. A WW II Navy Veteran he belonged to the Disabled American Veterans. He also was a member of the Cliffside Park Mens Club. Pre-deceased by his parents...
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Joseph Sainato

November 15, 2014

Joseph Sainato "JoJo" 82, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday November 15, 2014. He was a retired Truck Driver for Local 560 in Union City and an Army veteran of the Korean War. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Capolla) Sainato. Devoted father of Diane Sainato - Milone, Joseph W. Sainato , Jr and David Sainato. Dear brother of Rose DelRusso and Albert Sainato. Loving grandfather of David...
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Patricia Scannavino

November 8, 2014

Patricia Scannavino "Pat" (nee Brown) 69, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday November 8, 2014. She was a Matron with the North Bergen High School and a member of the Ridgefield Park Elks Lodge. Beloved wife of John Scannavino. Devoted mother of Particia Altavilla and her husband David. Dear sister in law of Linda Derin, Bo Scannavino and Christina Boesch. Also survived by nieces and...
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Angela DeRosso Doimi

June 1, 1923 - November 7, 2014

Angela DeRosso Doimi of North Bergen passed away peacefully on the morning of Nov 7th after a 2.5 yr struggle with complications from a stroke. She was born in Fair Point, Ohio, the eldest daughter of Giovanni [a coal miner] and Maria [Pizzolato] DeRosso who immigrated from Velo D'Astico Italy in 1921 and returned there in 1931 with their 5 small children. Angela grew up in Schio, Italy in a...
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Robert A. Liparini

October 22, 2014

Robert A. Liparini 57, of Somerset , NJ passed away on October 22, 2014. Bobby was a long time resident of West New York NJ. He was pre-deceased by his beloved parents Lea (nee Indri) and Robert Liparini. Dear beloved brother of Diana Peluso and her husband Vincent, Laura Belcic and her fiance Frank Raucci, Stephen Liparini and his finance Zaida Soto, Lea Colon and her husband Frank. Loving...
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Jack Haas

October 17, 2014

Jack Haas, 91, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday October 17, 2014. He was a retired Iron Worker with Wire Lather Union # 46 and a WW II Army veteran. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia (nee Umana). Devoted father of Cheryl Martinez and her husband Candido and the late David Haas and his surviving wife Alice. Loving grandfather of Jessica, David, Christopher and great grandfather of...
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Darlene M. Pinto

October 16, 2014

Darlene M. Pinto, 57, passed away peacefully on Thursday October 16, 2014 with her family by her side after a long enduring battle with cancer. Born in Jersey City she was raised in North Bergen and was formerly of Clearwater Fla. before returning to reside in Secaucus NJ. Beloved daughter of Lillian Henri and Frank A. Pinto. Dear sister of Frankie, Debbie, Diane, Denise, Dennis and Dana....
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Thomas L. McLaughlin

October 16, 2014

Thomas L. McLaughlin, 88, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday October 16, 2014. He was a retired employee with U.S. Testing Company in Hoboken and a Navy Veteran of WWII. Beloved husband of Alfreda (nee Dudzinska) McLaughlin. Devoted father of Marie McLaughlin and her husband Julian Frost. Loving grandfather of Roxanne McLaughlin- Frost. Dear brother of Marge Hove and the late Joseph,...
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Domenico Barbanera

October 11, 2014

Domenico Barbanera, 92, of Guttenberg passed away on Saturday October 11, 2014. He was the renowned bread baker and proprietor of Lou's Italian Bakery and Deli for more than 40 years. Born in Fardella, Italy, he served with the Italian Army during WW II, but loved his adopted country the USA far more than his native country of Italy. Domenico survived the sinking of the Andrea Doria in 1956 by...
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James John Albright

September 25, 1967 - October 7, 2014

James John Albright, 47, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday October 7, 2014 after fighting a long courageous battle with cancer. He died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family and friends. "JJ" or "J" as he was fondly known was born in Hackensack, on September 25, 1967. James is survived by his parents James Ralph Albright and Jane Elizabeth (nee Delaney)Albright, his...
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Clara A. Schoener

October 6, 2014

Clara A. Schoener (nee Ryan) "Claire", 70, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Monday October 6, 2014. She was an assistant Property Manger for the Westview Towers in North Bergen. Beloved wife of the late Charles Schoener. Devoted mother of Margaret Rubino and her husband Carmine, Sharon Emberger and her husband Gerard , the late Jacquelyn Petronzio and the late Ernest Lundberg. Loving...
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Giovanna Drago

October 5, 2014

Giovanna Drago (nee Virga) 80, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Sunday October 5, 2014. She was a retired seamstress for Evan Picone in North Bergen. Beloved wife of the late Giovanni Drago. Devoted mother of Joseph Drago and his wife Carol and the late Francesca. Loving grandmother of Roberto Ariemma, Davide Ariemma, Deanna Drago and Joseph Drago Jr. This Online Memorial has been created...
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Vincent Tabbachino

September 29, 2014

Vincent Tabbachino, 73, has gone fishing with the angels on Monday September 29, 2014. A Former Recreation Councilman for the town of Guttenberg he was a retired Guttenberg Police Officer and member of PBA local # 88 and retired local # 600. A real estate broker, Insurance Broker and an accountant who owned Tabbachino Associates. He was Past President of the Ridgefield Unico , member of the V.F...
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Orlin Jovany Rubio Toruno

January 6, 1968 - September 29, 2014

Orlin Jovany Rubio Toruno departed on September 29, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Orlin Jovany Rubio Toruno.You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Raymond A. Casper

September 28, 2014

Raymond A. Casper, 84, of West New York NJ passed away peacefully Sunday September 28, 2014 with his family by his side. He was a member of the carpenters union local # 15 for over 50 years and a retired superintendent of Parks and Public Buildings for 15 years for the Town of West New York. Survived by his beloved wife for 58 years Grace (nee Vetter) Casper. Devoted father of Donna Casper...
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Helen Foley

September 26, 2014

Helen Foley, 101, of Howell NJ, formerly of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday September 26, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Frank Foley. Devoted mother of Joy Vignola and Cheryl Serino. Dear sister of San Mennitto, Jean Mayer and Anna Pavlu. Loving grandmother of Susan, Phil, Joely, Chris and the late Kelly and great grandmother of Alexandria and Michael. This Online Memorial has been...
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George Hugo Edler

September 21, 2014

George Hugo Edler, 90, passed away on Sunday September 21, 2014. George was born in Hamburg, Germany and lived many years in West New York. He is a army veteran that fought in the South Pacific during World War II. He was past commander of the American Legion Post 107 in Hoboken. George was a retired salesman for Kuffel and Esser in Hoboken. George is survived by his wife of 64 years Agnes...
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Joseph DelleDonna, Sr.

April 3, 1932 - August 25, 2014

Joseph DelleDonna, Sr., 82, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Monday August 25, 2014. He was a retired employee with the Alfred Packaging Company in Ridgefield NJ. Beloved husband of the late Grace V. (nee Hazelgreen) Devoted father of Karen Cohen and her husband Robert, the late Joseph , Jr and Glenn DelleDonna. Dear brother John , Patricia Savino and the late Frank. Loving grandfather of...
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Nancy T. Urami

August 23, 2014

Nancy T. Urami (nee Nagata) 89, of Fairview NJ, formerly of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday August 23, 2014. Born in Maui, Hawaii she was a retired nurse at the Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen NJ. Devoted mother of Kim Pheifer, Orie Urami and Cecilia Day. Loving grandmother of J. C., Briana and Jessie. Dear companion of John Fedro. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Philip J. Cursinella

August 23, 2014

Philip J. Cursinella, 72 , of North Bergen, NJ passed away on Saturday August 23, 2014. He was a retired Truck Driver for Yellow Freight Co. in Elizabeth NJ Beloved husband of the late Jessie (nee DiGuilio). Devoted father of Phil and John Cursinella. Please omit flowers. Make donations to the American Cancer Society. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Philip...
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Urbana Lucila Crespo

October 31, 1920 - August 23, 2014

Urbana Crespo "Lucila" departed on August 23, 2014. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Urbana Crespo. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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John W. Prellberg

October 30, 1937 - August 23, 2014

  John W. Prellberg, born in Union City NJ on October 30, 1937 passed away on SaturdayAugust 23, 2014 at his home in Guttenberg NJ. He was a lifelong resident of Hudson County, and owner of John's Watch Repairing in Guttenberg for 55 years. He was proud of the education he received at the A. Harry Moore School in Jersey City, where he learned his trade.  He...
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Theresa Bianco

August 18, 2014

Theresa Bianco (nee Talarico) 100, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Monday August 18, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Dominick Bianco. Devoted mother of Frank Bianco, James Bianco and his wife Maureen, Janet Berinoto and her husband Joseph, Patrick Bianco and his partner Larry Schleifer, Charles Amoroso and his wife Donna, Ted Amoroso and his wife Denise and Sylvia Cioffi and her husband...
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Kermy Amparo-Berroa

January 30, 1992 - August 17, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Kermy Amparo-Berroa 22, of North Bergen NJ, who passed away on Sunday August 17, 2014. He was born on January 30, 1992 in Vineland, New Jersey and resided in North Bergen. He graduated from Memorial HS and was proudly attending NJCU. Kermy loved life, family, friends and was always there to brighten the lives of others with his smile. He...
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Anna R. Vernaglia

August 8, 2014

Anna R. Vernaglia (nee Cardinale) 79, of Teaneck NJ passed away on Friday August 8, 2014. She was a retired Certification Clerk for the Hudson County Department of Education in Seacucus. Devoted mother of Jacqueline McGowan and her husband James, Michael Vernaglia and his wife Stella, Paula Vernaglia and her husband Craig Hazelgreen, Joseph Vernaglia and his wife Jeanne, Joseph McSorley and...
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John J. McGinley

August 5, 2014

John J. McGinley, 58, of Jersey City passed away on Tuesday August 5, 2014. He was a letter carrier for the New York City Post Office. Loving son of the late John and the late Sarah. Dearest brother of Patricia Slaiciunas, Charles, his twin sister Elizabeth, Daniel, Michael, Kathleen and the late Maureen. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Concetta Latronica

August 5, 2014

Concetta Latronica (nee Ariemma) 93, of Oceanside, Ca., formerly of West New York, Ringwood and Ridgefield Park NJ passed away on Tuesday August 5, 2014. Beloved wife of the late John Latronica. Devoted mother of Laura Latronica and John Latronica and his wife Deborah. Dear sister of Rose Olivetti. Loving grandmother of Mandi Gardner and her husband Brian, Kristina Cox and her husband Mark and...
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James A. Gordon, Jr.

July 22, 2014

James A. Gordon, Jr., 78 , of Fairview NJ passed away on Tuesday July 22, 2014. He was a truck driver for Robinson and Anton Textile Co. in Fairview. Beloved husband of the late Dolores Gordon. Devoted father of Virginia Ditto and step father of Theresa Scholl, Joan Hazuka and Kathleen Czaja. Loving companion of Patricia Sobota. Brother of Gerald, Robert and Doris. Also survived by 8...
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Vilma Hruska

July 19, 2014

Vilma Hruska, 96, of North Bergen, N.J., passed away on July 19, 2014 at Palisades Medical Center. She was born in Oxford, N.J. and a resident of North Bergen for 65 years. Vilma was a First Grade Teacher for 33 years at Catherine E. Doyle Elementary School in Woodbridge. She loved and was proud of all her students. She was a graduate of Demerest High School and New Jersey State Teachers...
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Gary Hashway

July 19, 2014

Gary Hashway, 58, of North Bergen NJ passed away on July 19, 2014 peacefully after a short illness. He was a graduate of North Bergen High School. He was the owner of Hashway's Deli in North Bergen for 35 years after closing in 2012. He then began his second career at the Hudson County Schools of Technology in North Bergen in the career development center. Loving son to Ann (nee Asermily )...
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Donald H. Johnson

July 17, 2014

Donald H. Johnson This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Donald H. Johnson. You are invited to add a Tribute in his memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections, thoughts or condolences.
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Josephine S. Chesny

June 12, 2014

Josephine S. Chesny (nee Boguszewska) 92, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday June 12, 2014. She was a retired seamstress with the I.L. G.W.U. She was a member of the Rosary Society of Our Lady of Fatima Church. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Chesny. Devoted mother of Lawrence M. Chesny, Edward J. Chesny, Elizabeth M. Wilensky and Anne J. Chesny. Loving grandmother of Katherine,...
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Susan Petti-Gorecki

June 6, 2014

Susan Petti-Gorecki, 64, of Weehawken NJ passed away on Friday June 6, 2014 Susan was born in 1950 and passed away on June 6th, 2014 in the hospital surrounded by her loving friends and family. Beloved wife and soulmate of the late George Gorecki, Loving daughter of the late Joseph and Blanche Petti of Bayonne, Dear sister of Joseph Petti of Tuckerton, and the late Paul Petti of Bayonne. Also...
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Marie Gay Borace

August 29, 1943 - May 23, 2014

Marie Gay Borace (nee Occhiogrosso), 70, passed away on May 23, 2014 surrounded by her adoring husband Stephen Borace and children Marianne Borace Ecanosti, Stephen Borace Jr. and Alexis Melchionne-Borace at St. Joseph's Hospice Center in Wayne NJ after a long battle with cancer. Marie was a lifelong resident of North Bergen, NJ. She was born on August 29, 1943 at Christ Hospital in Jersey...
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Marilyn Purvin

May 14, 2014

Marilyn Purvin (Nee Minichiello) 72, of Leonia NJ passed away on Wednesday May 14, 2014. Born in Hoboken she was a retired office manager for Sears Roebuck and Co. in Hackensack NJ. Beloved wife of the late William J. Purvin. Devoted mother of William J Purvin Jr and his wife Dawn Cappadona, Michael Purvin and his wife Ann LaCarrubba and Kevin Purvin and his wife Carrie. Dear sister of Francis...
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Helen R. Pallotta

May 13, 2014

Helen R. Pallotta (nee Sullivan ) 73 of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday May 13, 2014. She worked for John S. Swift Company in Teterboro NJ. Beloved wife of the late Donald A. Pallotta. Dear sister of Maureen Strehle. Also survived by 2 Nephews, Kirk Strehle and Wayne Strehle and his wife Tatiana and their children Isaac, Crystal, and Seth. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Dr. Philip J. Rotunno

May 12, 2014

Reverend Dr. Philip J. Rotunno, 73, departed on Monday May 12, 2014. Father Philip J. Rotunno entered eagerly into the peace of eternal life to sing God's praises and join his pre-deceased family of parents Rose and Florio, bother Anthony, and his Sicilian grandparents Felice and Maria Carmella Biscelli and his Barese grandparents Antonio and Giuseppina Rotunno. He is survived by his long...
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Adeline Bottoni

May 10, 2014

Adeline Bottoni (nee: Balascio), 84, of Toms River, formerly of West New York, passed away on Saturday May 10, 2014. She was the owner of Luciens Jewelers in West New York. Beloved wife of the late Lucien Bottoni. Devoted mother of Debra Mundorf and her husband Arthur and Mark Bottoni. Dear sister of Jean Wengerter and Lorraine Nadler. Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. This Online...
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Julius W. Deputato

April 30, 2014

Julius Deputato, 96, of North Bergen, NJ quietly passed on Wednesday, April 30 at 7:05 p.m. He was born in Hoboken to his parents, Michael and Lucia Deputato. He is pre-deceased by his beloved wife, Mamie Deputato, and is survived by his children: Michael and his wife, Joan Deputato; Maria and her husband, Jerry Donza; and John and his wife, Mary Ann Deputato. He is deeply missed by his...
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Dalia R. Perez

April 23, 2014

Dalia R. Perez (nee Diaz) 61, of Secaucus NJ passed away on Wednesday April 23, 2014. Loving daughter of Argelia (nee Martin) and the late Sergio Diaz. Wife of Jose Luis Perez. Devoted mother of Cristina Martinez and her husband Daniel , Marisol Rodriguez and Sergio Perez. Dear sister of Sergio B. Diaz and his wife Lourdes. Grandmother of Joselin, Andres, Damaris, Mayelin and Oscar. Also...
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John Jay Loparco

April 17, 2014

John Jay Loparco, of Cliffside Park NJ passed away on Thursday April 17, 2014. He was the owner of Rugs Are Us, carpet cleaning in Bogota. Loving son of Cecelia (nee Walters) and the late John P. Loparco. Dear brother of Eliscia Minaya and her husband Paul and Carl Held. Also survived by his nephew Michael Minaya and his step daughter Anna Tomarchio. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Frances Vescuso

April 9, 2014

Frances Vescuso (nee Fischetti) 77, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Wednesday April 9, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Michael Vescuso. Devoted mother of Vincent Vescuso, Michele Reo, Michael Vescuso and Christina Vescuso. Loving grandmother of Melissa, Michael R., Dillon, Nina, Michael V. and Patrick and great grandmother of Alyssa, Jayden and Devon. Also survived by brothers and sisters. ...
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Lavinia B. Cerritelli

April 6, 2014

Lavinia B. Cerritelli (nee Margotti) 79, of West New York NJ passed away on Sunday April 6, 2014. Her sharing in Life had no boundaries and continues as an organ donor in the sharing network. She was a retired customer service employee with the Badanco Enterprises in Totowa. Beloved wife of the late Mario Cerritelli. Devoted mother of John and his wife Diane, Mario and his wife Susana and...
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Mercede M. Paradise

April 4, 2014

Mercede M. Paradise (nee Fossa) 90, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday April 4, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Dominick Paradise. Devoted mother of Richard, Perry, Dominick and Sandra Paradise. Loving grandmother of Alyssa, Ryan, Cullen, Amber and Alexandra. Dear sister of Albino Fossa, Francisco Fossa, Rose Savinski, Mary Tedeschi and the late Dalie Ginther and Ottivo Fossa This...
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Irene McDonough

March 29, 2014

Irene McDonough (nee: Vonder Linden), 98, of Dumont, NJ formerly of West New York passed away on Saturday March 29, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas McDonough. Devoted mother of Linda Gannon and her husband John and Gail Vega and her husband John. Loving grandmother of John, Kerry, Cristin and Lindsay. Great grandmother of Michael, Brendan, Brittany, Thomas, Ryan, Justine,...
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Lea Fasulo

June 28, 1921 - March 22, 2014

Lea Fasulo of North Bergen, NJ passed peacefully in her home on March 22, 2014. Born on June 28, 1921 to the late Luigi and Caterina Tossonotti. Lea was preceded in death by her husband Thomas and her sister Olga. She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Kirkwood and her three grandchildren, Jennifer Ferrante Braley, John Thomas Ferrante, Jestina Ferrante-Mahon and her two grandson-in-laws,...
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Catherine Nisler

March 21, 2014

Catherine Nisler(nee Azzolini) 91, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday March 21, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Anton P. Nisler. Devoted mother of Peter, Cosmo, Anton, Cathie Freeman, Gisele Nisler and the late Helen Jowett and Vincent. Dear sister of Rose Solomini. Also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life...
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Maria Lutz

March 15, 2014

Maria Lutz (nee Ranaudo) 94, of West New York NJ passed away on Saturday March 15, 2014. She was a retired Plant Manager for the Sequins International Textile Co. in Englewood. Dearest sister of Dominick, Angelo and Andrew Ranaudo and the late Alfonso, Sabino, Francis and Anna Ranaudo and Isadora Hughes. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers make donations to the...
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Robert F. Harrigan

March 15, 2014

Robert F. Harrigan, 77, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday March 15, 2014. He was a retired theater teamster for local 18 in New York. Beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (nee Lawrence). Devoted father of Debbie Bernstein and her husband Sheldon, Robert and his wife Bridgette, Joseph, Thomas, Billy, Nancy Presutti and her husband Richie, Kenneth, Gary, Kevin, Kelly DeLuca and her...
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Anna Schwartz

March 14, 2014

Anna Schwartz, 96, of Guttenberg NJ passed away on Friday March 14, 2014 at the Hudson View Nursing home. She was a retired machine operator for Andy's Novelty in West New York. She was a member of the Rosary Alter Society at St. Joseph of the Palisades Church in West New York. Dear sister of Bertha Rizek. Loving aunt of Steven Rizek, John Schwartz and Susan LaMarca. Visitation on Tuesday...
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Cosimina Sinisi

March 13, 2014

Cosimina Sinisi (nee Romano ), 101 of North Bergen formerly of West New York passed away on Thursday March 13, 2013. Beloved wife of the late John Sinisi. Devoted mother of Julia Sinisi, John Sinisi and his wife Egleceria and the late Rose Beckenback. Loving grandmother of Marie, Mark, Raymond, Michael, Anna, Donald, George and Craig . Also survived by 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and...
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Helen M. Oriolo

March 12, 2014

Helen M. Oriolo (nee Woletz) 86, of Guttenberg NJ passed away on Wednesday March 12, 2014. She was a retired secretary for St Josephs High School in West New York. Beloved wife of Thomas Oriolo. Devoted mother of Ronald, Donna and Gary. Loving grandmother of Tommy, Jenna, Vinny, Christina, Nicole, Nicholas and Gina and great grandmother of Isaiah. In Lieu of flowers make donations to the...
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Peter K. Bottcher, Sr.

March 2, 2014

Peter K. Bottcher, Sr., age 75, of Washington Twp., formerly of N. Bergen, on March 2, 2014. Peter was born and raised in Germany, but later moved to Weehawken. He was an easy going and caring man who enjoyed cheering on the Giants, Devils and Mets. He dedicated 30 years to the APA Transport Company and filled his spare time competing and winning with his fantasy football and baseball leagues,...
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Donald P. Madison

February 24, 2014

Donald P. Madison, 82, of West New York, NJ passed away on Monday February 24, 2014. Born in New York City, he was retired from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Donald had an avid interest in dance and the performing arts. He was also an active member of St. Joseph's of the Palisades Church, West New York. Donald is survived by his friend Donald Kruse....
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Anthony L. Dawkins

February 19, 2014

Anthony L. Dawkins (Bigga), 61 died at Morristown Memorial Hospital on Feb 19, 2014 after a long illness. Born in Old Harbour, Jamaica West Indies, he migrated to USA in 1985. He was a long time resident in Morris County. He was a carpenter by trade in his young days. He worked at United States Postal Service for several years and also worked at UPS for many years. He enjoy traveling,...
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Josephine R. Guinaw

February 18, 2014

Josephine R. Guinaw (nee Madonia) 89, of Hackettstown, formery of Hudson County, passed away on Tuesday February 18, 2014. She was a retired social worker for the Hudson View Nursing Home in North Bergen. Beloved wife of the late Joseph George Guinaw. Devoted mother of Kevin and his wife Kathy, Joyce Stefan and her husband Peter and Kenneth and his wife Susan. Grandmother of Keith Stefan,...
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Confesor Sanchez, Jr.

February 15, 2014

Confesor Sanchez, Jr., 65, of West New York passed away on Saturday February 15, 2014. Born in Guayama, Puerto Rico, he was a retired computer technician for Verizon. Confesor was a Vietnam veteran serving in the army. He was the beloved husband of the late Nilda (Detres) Sanchez. Devoted father of Confesor Sanchez Jr., Yvette Sanchez, Anthony Sanchez, and Awilda Sanchez. Dear brother of Felix...
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Francis D. Gibney

February 12, 2014

Francis D. Gibney, 77, of West New York, NJ passed away on February 12, 2014. Born in New York City he was a retired longshoreman working for the International Longshoremans Association. Devoted father of Frank Gibney, Jennie Gibney and Lorraine Gibney. Also survived by his grandchildren Francis III, Matthew, Joseph, Luke, Claire and Jane. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate...
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Thelma Picco

February 11, 2014

Thelma Picco (nee Centrella) 87, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday February 11, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Henry Picco Sr. Devoted mother of Joanne Picco and Henry Picco and his wife Sandy. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Funeral on Monday at 10:30am from the VAINIERIFUNERALHOME 5923 Kennedy Blvd North Bergen NJ. A funeral mass will be offered at 11:30 am at Our Lady of Fatima...
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Lorraine D. Frizzell

February 11, 2014

Lorraine D. Frizzell (nee Parker) 84, of Rock Hill NY. passed away on Tuesday February 11, 2014. Born in Jersey City she was a retired office worker for the Hudson County Probation Dept. Beloved wife of the late Alfred W. Frizzell. Devoted mother of Michael and his wife Diana, Christopher and his wife Karen. Dear sister of Judith Walsh. Also survived by her grandchildren Adam and Jason and...
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Edward Paul Adam, Jr.

February 8, 2014

Edward Paul Adam, Jr., 81, a lifelong resident of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday February 8, 2014. He graduated from Pace University then served his county in the US Air Force for four years. He worked for Chase Manhattan Bank in NYC for 33 years in the International Banking Dept. Upon retirement he worked many years at the H & R Block until 2009. He enjoyed opera and art. He is pre...
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Gerald Lyons

February 7, 2014

Gerald Lyons, 74, of Union City NJ passed away on Friday February 7, 2014. He was a retired self employed truck driver. Beloved husband of the late Joan M. (nee McLean) Lyons. Devoted father of Thomas Lyons, Robert Lyons, Sean Lyons, George Peakler and Melissa Peakler. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life...
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Philomena Gentile

February 6, 2014

Philomena "Phyllis" Gentile (nee Pennetta ) 95, of New Milford, formerly of West New York, passed away on Thursday February 6, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Dominick Gentile. Dear sister of Joseph and his wife Dorothy and the late Frank and Marie Pennetta. Born and lived most of her life in West New York, she was a long time member of the Holy Rosary Society of Our Lady of Libera Church. ...
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Chiara Maria Altamura

February 4, 2014

Chiara Maria Altamura (nee Porcelli) 103, of Ridgefield, formerly of West New York NJ passed away on Tuesday February 4, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Angelo Antonio Altamura. Devoted mother of Sister Catherine Altamura, F.M.A. , Leonard Altamura, Anna Bellizzi, Antoniette Viola, Michael Altamura and Patrick Altamura. Also survived by 15 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. This Online...
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Grace S. Landi

January 28, 2014

Grace S. Landi (nee Ciguto) 81, of Weehawken NJ passed away on Tuesday January 28, 2014. She was a retired Crossing Guard for the Town of Weehawken. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Landi. Devoted mother of Jo Jo , Gary , Glen, Michael, Eddie and Jo Ann. Dear sister of Nancy. Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate...
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Palma M. Franco

January 26, 2014

Palma M. "Dolly" Franco (nee Inglese) 95, of Allamuchy NJ, formerly of North Bergen NJ passed away on Sunday January 26, 2014 . She was a retired embroidery worker for Schiffli Embroidery in North Bergen. Beloved wife of the late Philip Franco. Devoted mother of Thomas Franco and his wife Joan. Loving grandfather of Thomas and Marc. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the...
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Joan Diane Kennell

January 24, 2014

Joan Diane Kennell (nee Wilke) 72, passed away on Friday January 24, 2014. Born in Weehawken she lived in Toms River and formerly of North Bergen. She worker for the North Bergen Parking Authority and later was the Building Manager for the Ferraro Housing Building in North Bergen. She was a volunteer at the Meadowview Social Club for many years where she ran holiday parties for the children and...
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