Our Obituaries

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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Galliano Pozza

January 19, 2014

Galliano Pozza, 91, of West New York NJ passed away on Sunday January 19, 2014. Born in Cliffside Park he was a retired embroidery watcher for Stein- Tobler Embroidery in Union City. Beloved husband of the late Norma (nee Zanetello). Devoted father of his late children Anthony Pozza and Paula Pozza Sammon. Loving grandfather of Anthony Sammon and Vincent Sammon. In lieu of flowers make...
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Frank Vasta, Jr.

January 18, 2014

Frank Vasta, Jr. 91, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday January 18, 2014. Born in Cisternino, Italy he was a retired Fire Capt. for the North Bergen Fire Dept. An army veteran of WW II serving with the combat engineers. Beloved husband of Vita Ann (nee Zizzi) Vasta. Devoted father of Bridget Testino and her husband Pasquale, Frank A. Vasta and his wife Marie, Nicholas Vasta and his...
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Dorothy Margaret Lala Failla

July 16, 1920 - January 13, 2014

Dorothy Margaret Lala Failla, 93, of Wilmington, NC, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 13, 2014 at her daughter's home. She was born on July 16, 1920, to Jennie Woods Lala and Vincent P. Lala, Sr. in North Bergen, NJ, where she resided until she moved to Wilmington in 2005. Besides her parents, Dorothy is predeceased by her husband, Edward Failla, and three brothers, Vincent P. Lala,...
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Valentin R. Blanco

January 13, 2014

Valentin R. Blanco, 89, of North Bergen NJ passed away on January 13, 2014. He was born in Placetas las Villa, Cuba. He was a retired machine operator for Crown Cork and Seal North Bergen. Beloved husband of Leonila (Pestana) Blanco. Devoted father of Mercedes Candal and her husband Ramon, Joseph Blanco and his wife Adriana and the late Jesus Blanco. Dear brother of Adalberto Blanco...
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Mary E. Bickford

January 9, 2014

Mary E. Bickford (nee Holmes) 104, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday January 9, 2014. She was a retired Director of Personal for Warner Bros Seven Arts in New York City. Beloved wife of the late Charles P. Tuck and the late Ralph Bickford. Devoted mother of Barbara A. Tuck. Loving aunt of Virginia Fahey and Maureen Lawrence. Pre-deceased by her brothers Brother Edmund Holmes O.S.F...
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Dolores L. Leist

January 4, 2014

Dolores L. Leist, (nee Smith ) 65, of Union City NJ passed away on Saturday January 4, 2014. Beloved wife of Edward Leist. Devoted mother of Bridget Weatherford, Dawn Leist, April Sarmiento and Erin Leist. Dear sister of Edith Willie, John Smith, Kenneth Smith, Susan Hoag and Marilyn Demray. Also survived by 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandson. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Florence Hochheim

December 29, 2013

Florence Hochheim, (nee Sell) 87, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Sunday December 29, 2013. She was a retired Telephone operator for Facit Addeo Manufacturing in Lyndhurst NJ. Survived by her Loving Companion Italo " Rocky " LaRocca. Devoted mother of Walter Hochheim. Loving grandmother of Lauren, Eric and Sherry. Pre-deceased by her husband Alfred Hochheim. This Online Memorial has...
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Josephine M. Guido

December 29, 2013

Josephine Guido (nee DiVerita) of West New York, N.J. passed away Sunday, December 29, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Donato Guido. Devoted mother of Joseph of Boston and Donald of West New York, beloved Mother in Law of Angela. Daughter of the late Carmella and Anthony DiVerita. Dear Sister of the late Claire Moleta and Mollie DiVerita. Survived by Sister Gloria DiVerita. Loving...
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Claire Pastore

December 19, 1923 - December 24, 2013

Claire Pastore (nee Brignola ) 90, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday December 24, 2013. She was a retired school crossing guard for the County of Hudson and the Township of North Bergen. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Pastore. Devoted mother of Linda Keady and her husband Thomas and Francis Pastore and his wife Laura. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life...
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Simone L. Connotillo

December 22, 2013

Simone L. Connotillo (nee Lemaistre) 89, of West New York NJ passed away on Sunday December 22, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Connotillo. Devoted mother of Joseph L. Connotillo and his wife Dee and Henry L. Connotillo and his wife Janet. Grandmother of Jason and Carla and great grandmother of Thomas James. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Simone L....
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Zoraida Zambardino

December 22, 2013

Zoraida Zambardino (nee Mendez) 74, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Sunday December 22, 2013. Born in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico she was a retired clothing sales clerk. Devoted mother of Mary Ann LaMagra , Denise Zambardino and James Zambardino. Also survived by brothers, sisters, 6 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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Josephine A. Valenzano

December 21, 2013

Josephine A. Valenzano (nee Carroll) 88, of Secaucus, NJ passed away on Saturday December 21, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Dominick Valenzano. Devoted mother of Maureen Natosi, Dominick Valenzano, Joanne Scheetz, Patricia Traflet, James Valenzano, Stephen Valenzano and the late Katherine Valenzano. Also survived by 18 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers make...
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Joseph A. Santos

December 20, 2013

Joseph A. Santos, 82, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday December 20, 2013. He was a retired custodian for Memorial High School in West New York. He also served in the US Army. Beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Wimmer). Devoted mother of Anna Santos, Daniel Santos, April McLaughlin, Debra McLaughlin and Joan Aufiero. Dear brother of Marty Schmitt, Laura and the late Anna Reed. ...
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Joseph P. Liberton

December 18, 2013

Joseph P. Liberton passed away on Wednesday December 18, 2013 at Care one in Teaneck. He was a retired Fire Fighter Captain for the West New York Fire Department for 36 years. He served as the Hudson County Executive Committeeman for the New Jersey State Fireman's Association for 17 years. Joseph was past president of the West New York Exempt Fireman, vice president of the West New York...
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Michael R. Gaeta

December 13, 2013

Michael R. Gaeta , 91, of Ridgefield NJ, formerly of Union City NJ passed away on Friday December 13, 2013. He was a retired embroidery manufacturer for De-Em embroidery in West New York NJ. He was an Army veteran of WW II. Beloved husband of Carmela (nee Coffari) Devoted father of Valerie Jardin, Philip Gaeta and Michele Mataras and her husband Dean. Loving grandfather of Jenna, Maryssa,...
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Argenzia Valentino

February 19, 1938 - December 10, 2013

Argenzia Valentino(nee Grossi) 75, lived in North Bergen for 40 years prior moving to Cliffside Park, passed away on Tuesday December 10, 2013. She was born on February 19, 1938 and was the oldest of 6 children born to Antonio and Rosa Grossi. Beloved wife of the late Giuseppe. She will be sadly missed by her loving sons Anthony and Joseph, by her daughter in law Maria and her 5 beautiful...
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Mary Banzaca

December 6, 2013

Mary "Mae" Banzaca (nee Colyer ) 89, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday December 6, 2013 at the Harborage Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Banzaca. Devoted mother of Joseph Banzaca and his wife Mary Ellen, Maureen " Chickie" Castagnetti and her husband Frank, Linda Heum and her husband Skip and the late Randolph. Also survived by 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. ...
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Mary Nuzzi

December 4, 2013

Mary Nuzzi (nee Moore), 94, of Elmwood Park, NJ, formerly of West New York NJ passed away on Wednesday December 4, 2013. She was a retired accounting secretary for Prentice- Hall Book Publishing Co. in Old Tappan. Beloved wife of the late Dominick " Dick" Nuzzi. Devoted mother of Thomas Nuzzi and his wife Kathleen L. Nuzzi and Kathleen Garulli and her husband Edward Garulli. Also survived by...
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Frank V. Italo

November 28, 2013

Frank V. Italo, 68, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday November 28, 2013. Born in Calabria, Italy he was a construction worker with the Local 325 in Newark. He is survived by his former wife Joanne Zoetjes. Devoted father of Frank, Justin and Ashley. Loving grandfather of Jaylin. Dear brother of Gina Lanzisera, Rose Scardigno, Lina, Pina, Donato and Rosario Italo. This Online...
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Elizabeth Coleman

September 16, 1930 - November 26, 2013

Elizabeth "Betty" Coleman (nee Applegarth) 83, passed away on Tuesday November 26, 2013 at her home in West New York NJ of natural causes. The daughter of the late Elizabeth (nee Benjamin) and the late Charles Robert Applegarth, she was born on September 16, 1930 in Franklin, Venango County, Pennsylvania. As a young girl, following a brief sojourn in Ohio, she moved with her family to Dundalk...
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Dominick Fondacaro

November 26, 2013

Dominick Fondacaro, 62, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday November 26, 2013. He was a retired maintenance worker for the North Bergen Board of Education. Pre-deceased by his parents Antoinette (nee Campagnolo) and Vincent Fondacaro. He is survived by his aunts Nancy Iosca and Connie Orlando and uncle Anthony Campagnolo and many cousins. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Margaret Ruth Allbright

November 26, 2013

Margaret Ruth Allbright (nee Fowlkes) 86, of Hackensack NJ, formerly of West New York NJ passed away on Tuesday November 26, 2013. Beloved wife of James R. Allbright. Devoted mother of James, Sandra, Sara, Steven, Scott, Shelly, Sharri, Shawn and the late William David. Loving grandmother Kristine, James John, Rachel and Kristian Blair. Dear sister of Constance. This Online Memorial has...
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Eleanora S. Krone

November 25, 2013

Eleanora S. Krone, age 84, made caring for her light and easy as she passed from this world to eternity on November 25, 2013 at 6:05 A.M. As a retired executive secretary for PSE&G for more than 25 years, her passion in life was her family unity. From vacationing to Wildwood Crest, large family gatherings, playing cards or ball, drawing, or watching sports and lifetime on TV, as long as she was...
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Micheal Stetson

November 23, 2013

Micheal Stetson, age 11, of Port Reading, NJ, passed away on Saturday November 23, 2013 at home. Beloved son of Michael L. Stetson and Giovanna (Nunez) Stetson. Dear brother of Jade Stetson and Haily Stetson. Loving grandson of Louis Stetson, Guillermo Nunez and Nancy Nunez. Also survived by many uncles, aunts and cousins. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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Mary Vitale

November 9, 2013

Mary Vitale (nee Longo) 98, of West New York NJ passed away on Saturday November 9, 2013. Born in West New York NJ she was a retired embroidery cutter for Bruce's Embroidery in West New York NJ. Beloved wife of the late Vincent Vitale. Devoted mother of Emanuel " Matty" Vitale and John Vitale. Dear sister of Lucille Melone and pre-deceased by Philomena Cosentino, Rose Taurozzi, Assunta Florio...
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Gilberto Roman

October 28, 2013

Gilberto Roman, 43, of West New York NJ passed away on Monday October 28, 2013. Born in Jersey City he was a maintenance worker for the Pershing Office Building in Jersey City. Beloved husband of Sandra (nee Heredia) Roman. Devoted father of Cassandra, Margarita and Ashley. Also survived by 2 brothers, 5 sisters and many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by his parents Margarita (nee Ortiz)...
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Vincenzo Buongiorno

October 20, 2013

Vincenzo "Vincent" Buongiorno 86, of Little Ferry NJ , Formerly of West New York NJ passed away on Sunday October 20, 2013. Born in Canna Cosenza, Italy he was a retired butcher and also was an employee for the Hudson County Parks Dept. Beloved husband of the late Lucy (nee Poli ). Devoted father of Frank Buongiorno and his wife Janet and Rosa Oriente and her husband Alex. Loving grandfather...
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Virginia Dorman

October 14, 2013

Virginia Dorman (nee Castello ) 80, of West New York NJ passed away on Monday October 14, 2013. She was a retired secretary for # 2 School in West New York. Beloved wife of the late William E. Dorman. Devoted mother of William J. Dorman and his wife Kathryn, Brian Dorman and his wife Ann Louise, John Dorman and his wife Shirley and Mark Dorman. Also survived by 10 grandchildren and 2 great...
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Kevin Michael Wall

October 11, 2013

Kevin Michael Wall, 56, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday October 11, 2013. He was the former owner of Wall's Deli in Guttenberg and also worked for the North Bergen D.P.W. and the Path of NY and NJ. Beloved husband of Marianne (nee Carli) Wall. Loving son of Barbara (nee Boyle) and the late David Wall. Devoted father of Kelly Wall and Kerri Banchon and her husband Washington. Dear...
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Antoinette M. Barbanera

October 8, 2013

Antoinette M. Barbanera, 58, of Mahwah, formerly of Ridgewood and Guttenberg NJ passed away on Tuesday October 8, 2013. Beloved fiance of Scott Graham. Devoted mother of Maria Glasson and her husband Kevin and Elizabeth Kubanik and her husband Richard. Loving daughter of Anna (nee Gallo) and Domenico Barbanera. Dear sister of Louis and Maria. Also survived by her grandson Anthony John Glasson...
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Francesco Pagliaro

October 4, 2013

Francesco Pagliaro, 88 , of Closter NJ passed away on Friday October 4, 2013. Born in Calabria, Italy he was a retired welder mechanic for Maher Terminal in Port Newark. Beloved husband of Antonia (nee Marghella). Devoted father of Sergio and his wife Maria, Fulvio and his wife Mary, Gianfranco and the late Nicola and his wife Paula. Dear brother of Carmela and Rainiero. Loving grandfather of...
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Olga Nef

October 4, 2013

Olga "Elsie" Nef (nee Trotsky) 94, passed away on Friday October 4, 2013. She grew up in Hells Kitchen NY and lived in West New York and North Bergen , most recently the Wexford Assisted Living in Spring Lake NJ. Wherever she lived she was loved by both her long time friends and new friends she made every day. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima Church for many years and a member of...
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Angelina Ferrainolo

October 17, 1918 - September 25, 2013

Angelina Ferrainolo (nee Romano ) 94, of Maywood NJ, formerly of Little Ferry and West New York, passed away on Wednesday September 25, 2013. Born in West New York on October 17, 1918 to John and Julia (nee Chieco )Romano. She was a retired machine operator for the I.L.G.W.U. Beloved wife of 63 years to the late Ralph J. Ferrainolo (2003). Devoted mother of Roseann Loschiavo and her husband...
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Charles J. Juskey, Jr.

September 22, 2013

Charles J. Juskey, Jr. 52, of North Bergen NJ, Formerly of Jersey City, passed away on Sunday September 22, 2013. He was an industrial mechanic for G & G Co. in North Bergen. Beloved wife of Susan (nee Oriolo) Juskey. Devoted father of Julia and her companion Fernando Morales. Loving grandfather of Anthony and Matthew. Dear brother of Robin Hernandez and David Juskey. Uncle of his Godchild...
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Steve J. Ferrero

September 17, 2013

Steve J. Ferrero 51, of Glen Gardner NJ , formerly lived most of his life in North Bergen, passed away on Tuesday September 17, 2013. Born in Hoboken he was a computer consultant with Loreal USA Cosmetic Co in Clark NJ. He was a master chess player for years. Loving son of Betty Ferrero - Stevens and the late John Ferrero. Dear brother of Jack and Lee. Uncle of Katie , Samantha, John and...
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Julio C. Gamio, Sr.

September 15, 2013

Julio C. Gamio, Sr. "Pop" 76, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Sunday September 15, 2013. Born in Havana, Cuba, Pop was many things in life, first and foremost a dedicated family man to his wife, Angela (nee Piloto) Gamio. His 4 children, Cesar and his wife Susan, Julio C. Jr. , Angela and her husband Robert Lane and Yvette and her husband Jeffrey Comunale. Loving grandfather of 9...
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William H. Henderson, Sr.

September 14, 2013

William H. Henderson, Sr. " Hollywood " 85, of North Bergen NJ, passed away on Saturday September 14, 2013. Born in Jersey City he lived in Hoboken before moving to North Bergen in 1955. He was a retired pressman for the Observer Newspaper and then the Hudson Dispatch Newspaper for many years. He also worked for various funeral homes in Hudson and Bergen counties beginning with the Bosworth...
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Jeannine Dale

September 13, 2013

Jeannine Dale (nee: Avedisian), 73, passed away on Friday September 13th, 2013. Beloved wife of Joseph Dale. Loving mother of Lisa Rodrigo and her husband Louis, Janine DiCalogero and her husband Frank and Joseph Dale Jr. and his wife Gina. Cherished grandmother of Brandon, Nicole, Kelsey, Joseph, Frankie and Amanda. Also survived by a brother Andre Avedisian and many nieces, nephews and...
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Cosmo Altamura

September 11, 2013

Cosmo Altamura, 71 , of West New York NJ passed away on Wednesday September 11, 2013. Born in Molfetta, Italy he was the owner of Dave-Cor Garmet Manufacturer in West New York NJ. Beloved husband of Anna (nee Tedesco) Altamura. Devoted father of Anthony Altamura and his wife Lillian, Gaeanna, Christie and her fiance Richard and David Altamura. Loving grandfather of Alexandra and Marc...
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William S. Papranski

September 10, 2013

William S. Papranski, 76, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday September 10, 2013. He was a retired Production Manager for Whelan Lace and Fabric Co in New York City. Beloved husband of Ruth Shirley (nee Rothman) Papranski. Devoted father of Catherine Hintze and Diana Papranski. Loving grandfather of Steven, Jr. Jonathan, Christopher, Samantha and Kristen and great grandfather of Anna...
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Marie C. Pennetta

September 10, 2013

Marie C. Pennetta, 91, passed away on Tuesday September 10, 2013 at the Woodcrest Nursing Home in New Milford. Born in West New York she graduated from St Marys grammar school and Holy Family High School. She loved sports, played baseball for the Detroit Clowns, a semi-pro mens division, starting at second base. She also played basketball in the 1939 Worlds Fair games. She worked as a...
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George T. Friedmann

September 7, 2013

George T. Friedmann, 94 , of West New York NJ passed away on Saturday September 7, 2013. Born in Hoboken he was a retired Electric Spot Welder for Sesaussure Equipment Co. in Maywood NJ. He was an army veteran of WW II. Beloved husband of Josephine P. (nee Lecce) Friedmann. Devoted father of Robert, Michael, Joanna DiClemente and the late George. Dear brother of Harold and the late...
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Libera Sinisi

August 30, 2013

Libera Sinisi, 90, entered into eternal peace and rest on Friday August 30, 2013, at her home in Secaucus. She was born in North Bergen to Michael and Maria (DiPietro) Ruberto. Lee was a retired co owner of Union Cutting Co, a modest hand cutting business, with her sister, Fil. She was a devoted follower and advocate for St. Pio and a member of the Padre Pio Prayer Group from St, Anne's...
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Antonio Vazquez Hernandez, Sr.

August 24, 2013

Antonio Vazquez Hernandez, Sr., 85, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday August 24, 2013. Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico he was a retired foreman for Jaclyn Handbags in West New York NJ. Beloved husband of Ana (nee Muniz) Vazquez. Devoted father of Daisy Rodriguez, Luis Hernandez, Ana Roberti, Doris Rodriguez, Jorge Vazquez, Milagros Ramos, John Vazquez, Evelyn Rodriguez, Alexander Vazquez...
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Jose Manuel Caride

August 24, 2013

Jose Manuel Caride, 49, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Saturday August 24, 2013. Born in Cienfuegos, Cuba he was the owner of J & A Auto Parts in Bronx NY. Loving son of Gladys (nee Perez) and the late Jose Caride. Devoted father of Joseph, Jeffrey and Peter. Dear brother of Ada Bliven, Nancy Caride, Pilar Sousa and Pedro Caride. In lieu of flowers make donations to the St Joseph...
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William J. Taylor

August 22, 2013

William J. Taylor, 64, of Jersey City NJ passed away on Thursday August 22, 2013. He was an Army veteran in Vietnam. He was a retired construction worker for Taylor Construction in Jersey City and a retired employee with the Hudson County Parks Dept. Beloved Husband of the late Dorothy Keating - Taylor. Dear brother of Patricia Shaw, Walter Taylor Jr and his wife Marie, John Taylor and...
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Antonette Rosatelli

August 16, 2013

Antonette Rosatelli (nee Pirone) 93, of West New York NJ passed away on Friday August 16, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas Rosatelli. Devoted mother of Nicholas Rosatelli and his late wife Marsha. Loving grandmother of Michele, Matthew and Nicole and great grandmother of Hailey, Kyla, Alyssa, Samantha, Michael and Logan. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of...
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Carlos Sanz-Batista

August 9, 2013

Carlos Sanz-Batista, 37, of Bergenfield NJ , formerly of North Bergen NJ passed away on Friday August 9, 2013. Born in Madrid, Spain he was a Police Detective for the North Bergen Police Dept and a member of it's honor guard. He previously was a police officer for the Hudson County Sheriff 's Office. Beloved husband of Michelle Santana. Devoted father of two year old Estela Sofia Sanz. Loving...
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Mary Stanziale

August 3, 2013

Mary Stanziale (nee Olivelli) 98, of West New York, NJ passed away on Saturday August 3, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Mario Stanziale. Devoted mother of Lucille Stanziale. Loving grandmother of Noelle Swift. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Mary Stanziale. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign Guestbook" below to add your own...
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Baby Angelie Jiang Paredes

July 30, 2013

Baby Angelie Jiang Paredes has passed through to our Lord's Kingdom on July 30, 2013. While her physical presence on this Earth was much too short, those who were touched by her understand that the quality of her existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which she graced us with her life. Angelie gave a lifetime of love and her joy brought so much happiness to so many that her spirit...
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Joan Rita Jimmerson

July 27, 2013

Joan Rita Jimmerson (nee: Monteith) of North Bergen passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at the age of 83. She was born in the Bronx, NY but grew up and spent all of her life in North Bergen. Joan was employed with the American Laundry Company in New York City until 1959 and was a member of the Sweet Adelines International. She was a homemaker, devout Roman Catholic and regular communicant...
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Lucy Ritter

July 23, 2013

Lucy Ritter (nee Mesiano) 92, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday July 23, 2013. Beloved wife of the late John Ritter. Devoted mother of Donna Halayko and her husband Daniel , Joan Nurge and her husband Donald Jr. Dear sister of Vincent and Salvatore Mesiano. Loving grandmother of Erika Halayko, Donald Nurge III and Timothy Nurge. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the...
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Dorothy Contento

July 23, 2013

Dorothy Contento (nee Blaum ) 73, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday July 23, 2013. Wife of Jack Contento. Devoted mother of Maryann Miller and John Contento. Loving grandmother of Noelle. Dear sister of Marion Blaum. Mother in law of Teresa and the late Michael Miller. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Dorothy Contento. You are invited to add a Tribute...
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Doris M. Lehman

July 1, 2013

Doris M. Lehman (nee Hess) 90, of Leonia, formerly of North Bergen passed away on Monday July 1, 2013. Beloved wife of the late North Bergen Police Chief George J. Lehman. Devoted mother of George J. Lehman III and his wife Therese. Loving grandmother of Christopher, Jeffrey and Michael. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Doris M. Lehman. You are invited to...
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Joseph Albert Nelson

June 27, 2013

Joseph Albert Nelson, 75, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday June 27, 2013. He was a retired Transporter for St. Vincent's Hospital in New York. Dear brother of Robert Nelson, Marilyn Guillen, Carole Donnelly, Irene Horvath and the late Joan Leahy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Joseph Albert Nelson. You...
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Michael Patrick Gabriel

June 12, 2013

Michael Patrick Gabriel, 70, of West New York, NJ passed away on Wednesday June 12, 2013 at the Hackensack University Medical Center. He was a retired music teacher for the West New York Board of Education. Michael is the beloved nephew of Lucy Chiusano and Vera Chiusano. He is also survived by many cousins. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Michael Patrick...
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Mildred C. Jagiello

May 26, 2013

Mildred C. Jagiello (nee: McGuire), 78, of Secaucus formerly of West New York peacefully passed away on Sunday May 26, 2013 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Jagiello. Devoted mother of Robert Vena, Joanne Vena and her husband Norberto, Jill Worthington and her husband Ken and Susan Yennie and her husband Rodger, Dear Sister of Rosemarie Finkledie, Frank McGuire and Maureen...
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Muriel Smith-Roscitt

May 24, 2013

Muriel Smith-Roscitt, (nee Berner) 89, of West New York NJ passed away on Friday May 24, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Roscitt and the late West New York Fire Chief Charles Smith. Devoted mother of Joseph Roscitt and his wife Debra, Richard Roscitt and his wife Michelle, Paul Roscitt and his wife Camille and step mother of Thomas Smith and his wife Gayle, James Smith, Karen Benjamin and...
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Virginia Vignola-Cavallone

May 20, 2013

Virginia Vignola-Cavallone nee: Capozzi, 91, passed away on Monday May 20, 2013. Born in Italy, she settled in West New York at the age of 18. Virginia was a past member of Our Lady of Libera Rosary Society and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. Beloved wife of the late Frank Paul Vignola and the late Anthony Cavallone. Devoted mother of Frank Vignola and his wife Phyllis and Maria Vignola...
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Cosmo Anthony Abbadessa

May 19, 2013

Cosmo Anthony Abbadessa, 80 , of Northfield NJ passed away on Sunday May 19, 2013. Born in West New York NJ he is survived by his twin brother Domiano Albert and his sister Raffaele " Ruth" Cangialosi. Also survived by several nieces and nephews and two cherished friends Johanna and Gloria. He worked in New York City primarily designing and marketing table linens for Sun Weave Linens. Cosmo...
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Agnes Schlein

May 17, 2013

Agnes Schlein nee: Gomez, 76, of North Bergen passed away on Friday May 17, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Bernard Schlein. Devoted mother of Peggy Sciscilo and her husband Frank, Karen DeCandia and her husband Mauro, Lori Schlein and James Schlein and his wife Allyson. Dear Sister of Mae Harley, Roseann Johnston and the late Richard Gomez. Loving grandmother of Anthony, Daniel,...
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Robert W. Neild

May 11, 2013

Robert W. Neild 67, of Stroudsburg Pa. , formerly of West New York NJ and Cliffside Park NJ passed away on Saturday May 11, 2013. Beloved husband of Cathy (nee Federico) Neild. Loving son of Dorothy (nee Karach) and the late Robert Neild and the late step father Michele Cellitti, Sr. Devoted father of Chris Neild and Melissa Neild. Grandfather of Jaylin Toro. Dear brother of Linda DiGiovanni,...
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Sharon Marie Haase

May 9, 2013

Sharon Marie Haase, (nee Dandorph) 58, of Guttenberg NJ passed away on Thursday May 9, 2013. Beloved wife of Robert L. Haase. Devoted mother of Robert L. Haase Jr, Jason Charles Haase, Kristine Vinc and Joan Haase. Loving grandmother of Robert William, Brandon Andrew, Casie Rene, Paige Iris and great grandmother of James Anthony. Dear sister of James Dandorph and Kellie Vernola. Also...
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Irene McGuire

May 5, 2013

Irene "Reenie" McGuire , (nee McCoy) 76 , of North Bergen NJ passed away on Sunday May 5, 2013. She was retired as the Chief Director of G.E.D. Testing for the Hudson County Schools of Technology in North Bergen. She also served as the treasurer for the Teacher's Union. Beloved wife of Edward McGuire. Devoted mother of Marty Mandell, Allen Mandell Jr. , Jo-Ann Guglielmi, Mark Mandell and...
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Deborah L. Oleske

May 2, 2013

Deborah L. Oleske, 57 , of Weehawken NJ passed away on Thursday May 2, 2013. Loving daughter of the late Elvira (nee Saglimbene) and the late Louis Oleske. Dear sister of John Oleske and his wife Stacy. Also survived by her nephew Matthew. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Deborah L. Oleske. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign...
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Audrey V. Sabello

May 2, 2013

Audrey V. Sabello (nee Frantz) 84, of Guttenberg NJ passed away on Thursday May 2, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Guttenberg Mayor Robert F. Sabello. Devoted mother of Vanice Cudina , Charlotte Feurtado and her husband Raul Jorganes and Barbara Hollingsworth. Loving grandmother of Aubrie , Justin and Elise and great grandmother of Vanessa. This Online Memorial has been created to...
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Mary M. Harper

April 26, 2013

Mary M. Harper (nee Cole) 96, of Barnegat, NJ passed away on Friday April 26, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Howard E. Harper. Devoted mother of Gail Weibrecht and her husband Ernest, and the late Gerald Harper. Loving grandmother of Kelly, Michael, Valarie and Michelle and also seven great grandchildren. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Mary M. Harper. You...
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Dorothy A. Sperl

April 23, 2013

Dorothy A. Sperl, 96, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Tuesday April 23, 2013 at The Fountains, in Secaucus. Born in West New York she was a retired head teller for the Bank of America in West New York. She belonged to the Western Slopes Seniors, Friendly Seniors and the Golden Age Seniors all of North Bergen. She is survived by her Aunt Helen Bransfield , her nephew Donald Sperl and a...
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John G. Dugan

April 20, 2013

John G. Dugan, 59, of Fort Lee NJ passed away on Saturday April 20, 2013. He was a retired shipping warehouse manager for Solgar Vitamin and Herbs in Leonia. A graduate of St Josephs High School in West New York he was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge. Dear brother of the late Helen McCrohan and the late Charles Whitcross. Loving uncle of Elliott McCrohan, Gene McCrohan and Colleen...
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John J. Morrison, Sr.

April 11, 2013

John J. Morrison, Sr. 94, of Fairview passed away on Thursday April 11, 2013 at the Harborage Nursing Home in North Bergen. Born in West New York he as an assembler for K. Woody Smokimg Pipe Co in West New York. He was a member of the West New York Knights of Columbus council # 1273. He was a soloist for St Josephs Church in West New York and a member of their Master Chior. Loving son of the...
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Clarrissa DelCollo

April 7, 2013

Clarrissa DelCollo, 22, passed away on Sunday April 7, 2013. Loving daughter of Lesley ( nee Ortiz) and Gino DelCollo. Dear sister of Gia and Gino. Cherished granddaughter of Gladys DeJesus, Wildredo Ortiz and Viginia and Salvatore DelCollo. This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of Clarrissa DelCollo. You are invited to add a Tribute in her memory. Please click "Sign...
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Louis G. Kennell, Sr.

April 5, 2013

Louis G. Kennell, Sr., 73, Passed away on Friday April 5, 2013. Born in Hoboken, NJ, he lived most of his live in North Bergen NJ before moving to Toms River. He was the Chief of Security for the North Bergen Housing Authority. Beloved husband of Joan D. (nee Wilke) Kennell. Devoted father of Louis G. Kennell Jr, John "Jack" Kennell, Donna LaBruno and Denise DellaBella. Dear brother of Joan...
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Katherine Baliatico

April 4, 2013

Katherine Baliatico (nee Sullivan) 73, of North Bergen NJ passed away on Thursday April 4, 2013. Our beautiful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend was called home to meet her savior and to be reunited with so many loved ones that await her with open arms. If love, prayers and support could have kept mom with us, she would be here today, but God had a different plan and his...
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Harold Saylor

March 21, 2013

Harold Saylor, 82, of West New York NJ passed away on Thursday March 21, 2013. He was a retired head custodian for the West New York Board of Education. Devoted father of Harry Saylor and the late Lee Taylor. Dear brother of Anthony Saylor. Loving grandfather of Crystal Saylor and great grandfather of Deneshia, Isaiah and Crystal. Also survived by his dear friend Wayne Cook. This Online...
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