Celebrity Obituaries

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Berta M. Mason

December 9, 1924 - April 18, 2018


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Mikola Gonchar

May 15, 1928 - April 11, 2018

Mikola was the beloved husband of Tamara; the devoted father of John and Peter Gonchar and Anna Gonchar Deo and husband, Jeff and the loving grandfather of Jessica and Kelly Deo. Born in Ukraine, Mikola came to the US in 1949 and has lived in Union for the past 43 years. He was retired as a self employed carpenter and was a proud Marine Veteran, serving during the Korean War
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Iryna Harmaty

February 28, 1929 - April 10, 2018

With deep sorrow we announce that IRYNA HARMATY nee CIKALO passed peacefully in her sleep on the morning of Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, at the age of 89 spending her last hours with all four of her children. Iryna was born Feb 28, 1929 in Kamenobrid, a small farming village outside of Lviv in western Ukraine to Ivan Cikalo and Eva Marushchak. At 15, her childhood was...
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Nicholas Z. Hordynsky

May 22, 1947 - April 10, 2018

.Nick Hordynsky lost his long battle with cancer on April 10th. Nicholas was the beloved husband of Slawka; the devoted father of Natalie Geremia and husband, Michael and Marco Hordynsky and wife, Ulana and the coolest "dido-man" or grandfather of Luke and Anna Geremia and Andrew Hordynsky. Nicholas was predeceased by his parents, Adam and Maria Hordynsky and his brother, George....
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Thomas M. Javorsky

December 20, 1922 - April 4, 2018

Thomas M Javorsky, age 95, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, surrounded by loved ones at Overlook Hospital, Summit, N.J. Thomas was born December 20, 1922, in Summerhill Township, Pa., to Martin and Suzanna (Ziewic) Javorsky, and grew up in Lloydell, Pa. Thomas worked as a machinist for Otis Elevator in Bayonne, NJ prior to being...
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Marie Bruno

December 4, 1940 - April 3, 2018

. Union Funeral Home annonce avec infiniment de peine la triste nouvelle du décès de Madame Marie Jacqueline Bruno, née Jean-Louis, survenu le Mardi 3 Avril 2018 à l’âge de 78 ans. En cette douloureuse circonstance, Union Funeral Home présente ses sympathies: A son époux Mérilus Bruno A ses enfants: Monsieur et Madame...
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Ediosidi Delgado

July 16, 1933 - April 3, 2018

Ediosidi was the beloved husband of the late Matilde: the devoted father of the late Yolanda Delgato and the late Matilda Puig and the loving grandfather of Chastity and Enrique Martinez.
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Joseph Alexander Jenkins

July 30, 1933 - April 2, 2018

Joseph Alexander Jenkins, 84, of Union, NJ, passed away on April 2, 2018. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Jenkins, his daughters, Geralyn and Julie Ann Jenkins, and his grandson, Jevon Mason. His oldest daughter, Janice Mason, predeceased him. Joe, as he is known, was born in Tampa, Florida on July 30, 1933...
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Marie Florence Liaci

May 3, 1927 - April 2, 2018

Marie Liaci, 90, of Toms River, NJ, passed away peacefully at her home on April 2, 2018. Marie lived in Irvington for 48 years before moving to Toms River in 2000. A memorial will be held on April 16th at 11:00 at the Union Funeral Home, 1600 Stuyvesant Ave., Union, NJ. Interment will follow at the Hollywood Memorial Park in Union. Marie was predeceased by ...
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Felicita Sarmiento

August 9, 1939 - March 27, 2018

Felicita Sarmiento (Fely for short), 78, passed away surrounded by loves ones at Littleton Adventist Hospital, Littleton, CO on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018. Born in the Philippines, Fely lived in New Jersey since 1974. She was a retired I.V. Technician from La Guardia Hospital in Queens, NY. During her retirement she enjoyed traveling, spending time with her...
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Marilyn McGuire

November 19, 1937 - March 25, 2018


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Stanley F. Rybak

March 25, 2018

Stanley was the son of Sabina and the late Jan; father of Joanna, Mark and Andrew; grandfather of John and brother of Chet and Anna. He was well loved by all. He retired as a hard worker fron IBM/Lucent.
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Joan Dennebaum

February 28, 1930 - March 23, 2018

Joan Dennebaum, 88, died at home in Berkeley Heights on March 23, 2018. Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside service on Wednesday, March 28 at 11:30AM at Hollywood Cemetery, Union, NJ. Born in Newark, Joan lived in Irvington, graduated Irvington High School before moving to Berkeley Heights. She was retired as a secretary from Prudential Insurance Co...
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Curtis Letman

May 1, 1960 - March 22, 2018

Curtis was the father of Richardo, Kenrick and Decota Letman. He was the brother of Damian, Dawn, Howard and Jerine Beckford, Alston, Altia, Dale, Diann, Errol, Garfield, Jacquelyn, Lorraine, Mark, Otar, Shernett and Troy Letman, Sherlock Lyland, Denroy Seymour and Novelette Wilson-Cisse. He was the grandfather of Kenise and...
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Jerry Russomanno

January 16, 1922 - March 16, 2018

Jerry Russomanno, age 96, passed away surrounded by loved ones at Beth Israel Hospital, Newark, N.J., on Friday, March 16, 2018.Jerry was born January 16, 1922, in Newark, N.J., to Lawrence and Marie Russomanno and grew up in the now vanished First Ward, Newark’s Little Italy. In his early years, he traveled the Pacific Northwest while...
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Jerry A. Russomanno

January 16, 1922 - March 16, 2018


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Lidia Huk

March 13, 2018

Lidia Tatiana Huk passed away on March 13, 2018 in Massachusetts after battling Parkinsonism for over 30 years. She was born in Dobromil, Ukraine on November 24th to the late Olga and Stefan Stefanowycz. She left her homeland at a very young age while fleeing Russian Communist oppression and spent many years in a displaced persons camp in Regensburg, Germany before emigrating to...
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Sophie J. Mazurkiewicz

March 11, 2018

Sophie J Mazurkiewicz age 94 of Irvington, NJ died on Sunday March 11, 2018 at Alaris of Essex in Irvington NJ. Born in Newark NJ ,Sophie lived in Irvington for many years. Sophie is survived by her loving daughter Joan Mazurkiewicz and close family and friends.
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Michael K. Cramer

August 21, 1952 - March 6, 2018

Michael was the beloved husband of Jean (nee Howells); the devoted father of Christine, James, Evan and Allison Cramer;the loving grandfather of Damian and his brother, Christian and Gabriela and her sister, Olivia and the dear brother of Bruce Cramer, Joanne Hamilton, Laura Weiss, Irene Bartosh and Stephen Cramer. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
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Dorota Honczaryk

July 19, 1971 - February 28, 2018

Dorota was the beloved wife of John and the loving mother of Peter,
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Nancy C. Klapproth

December 9, 1930 - February 28, 2018

Nancy was an extraordinary woman, who shared her many gifts and talents with her family and community. Born in Newark, NJ, in 1930, Nancy grew up in Union. She married William Klapproth in the late 1940s and had children, and later one grandchild. Nancy’s children were her life’s greatest joy—and their friends were, too. She welcomed her daughters’...
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Conrad A. McKenzie

December 5, 1990 - February 27, 2018

Conrad A. McKenzie, 27, of Willingboro, passed away unexpectedly on February 27, 2018 in his sleep. He was born on December 5, 1990 in Elizabeth, NJ the son of Deborah (Wiezevich) Johnson and the late Conrad McKenzie. He grew up in Newark, West Orange and Maplewood. He spent most of his childhood playing with his sister, Monique, and his cousins, Andre,...
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Richard T. Smialkowski

March 21, 1931 - February 23, 2018

Richard T. Smialkowski, passed away on February 23, 2018. He was born March 21, 1931 to Polish immigrants, Ludwik and Marcela in Newark, NJ, the youngest of 4 children. Richard was raised and educated in Newark before the family moved to Maplewood, NJ. He served in the US Army and served in Europe during the Korean Conflict and was discharged in 1954. Upon...
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Maria Hutnik

December 2, 1921 - February 13, 2018

Maria Hutnik On February 13, 2018 Maria Hutnik, a much beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, wife of Julian and sister of Imre who predeceased her, passed into eternity in the 96th year of her wonderful life. Maria Hutnik, nee Kardashinetz, was born on December 2, 1921 on Houston Street in New York City. There she lived with her parents, Anne...
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Walter Kubicz

February 18, 1944 - February 10, 2018

Walter was the beloved husband of Elizabeth, nee Kebernik; the devoted father of Richard Kubicz and wife, Adrienne, Myroslaw Kubicz and wife, Adriana and Denise Pereira and husband, David; the loving grandfather of Tyler, Raquel and Madison Kubicz and Jacob, Lily and Grace Pereira and the dear sister of Krystyna Zylkowska and the late Janina Pietkiewicz.
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Mavis G. Vaughn

March 3, 1932 - February 8, 2018

Mavis was the devoted mother of Marcel Vaughn-Handy and Ava Vaughn-Parmelee and her husband, Kevin; the beloved grandmother of Camille, Stephen and Vanessa Handy and Jonathan, James and Julia Parmelee; the dear sister of Doreen Jansen, Winifred Archibald and the late Cecil, James and Sherlock Vaughn, Wendy Adams and Augustus Stewart; loving aunt of the eldest niece,...
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Gloria Filuk

October 12, 1924 - February 6, 2018

Devoted Mother of Arkady (Mark) Filuk of Texas.
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Tamara Geacintov

December 5, 1931 - January 31, 2018


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Walter J. Sakala

April 15, 1949 - January 24, 2018

Walter J. Sakala, age 68, passed away surrounded by his loved ones at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 after a brave fight against lymphoma. Walter was born April 15, 1949 in Newark to Walter and Mary Sakala. He graduated from Rutgers University in 1971 with a degree in Economics, and married Sharon (Watt) Sakala that same year. The...
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Edward P. Werner

January 23, 2018

Edward P Werner age 91 of Colonia NJ, died on Tuesday January 23, 2018 at JFK Medical Center Edison. . Born in Newark, where he lived for many years he also lived in Union and the last 8 months in Colonia. Edward was a member of Ironworkers Local 545 and a life time member of VFW Post 5445 and the American legion Post 1000, Former member of Hydra A.C, 20th Century A.C,...
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Theodore Furda

February 8, 1926 - January 17, 2018

Theodore Furda, World War II veteran of the 20th AirForce, died January 17, 2018 in the company of family. Born in Newark in 1926, he resided in Irvington and Whiting with his wife, Sophie, who predeceased him. He is survived by his children, their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Scoutmaster in Irvington for 20 years, he had a gift for...
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Eleanor Krenke

July 1, 1922 - January 15, 2018

Eleanor Korol Krenke , 95, formerly of Maplewood and Mountainside, NJ passed away on January 15, 2018. She spent her career at Prudential Insurance Co. and Hammond Map. She was best known for her love of family and friends and for her love of entertaining and hosting surprise parties for her loved ones. She was the daughter of the late Kostanty and Julia Haluska and sister of...
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Elaine Poprosky

January 12, 2018

Elaine was the beloved daughter of the late Lottie and Sorgy Poprosky and the loving sister of the late Leda Poprosky. She had the distinction of being a Rockette at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and then worked as a graphic artist for Vogue Magazine, also in New York City.
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Sofia Orichowski

September 2, 1932 - January 11, 2018

Sofia was the beloved wife of the late Peter; the devoted mother of Antonia Souto, Olga Valderrama and the late Eugenia Orichowski; the loving grandmother of Carlos and Pedro Souto, Maria Crane and Robert Valderrama and the cherished great grandmother of Alexandria and Gabriel Souto and Kaitlyn Crane.
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Walter Wolowodiuk

January 8, 2018

Walter Wolowodiuk of Canton, MA passed away on January 8, 2018, at the age of 89. Born on October 28, 1929 in Iwachiw, Ukraine, Walter was the son of the late Dmytro Wolowodiuk and Julia Wolowodiuk (nee Bilsky). Walter was a long-time resident of Chatham Township, NJ. He spent the majority of his professional career at Foster Wheeler Energy Corporation in Livingston&...
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Raissa Didow

March 20, 1936 - December 29, 2017


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Evelyn Marie English

October 24, 1976 - December 27, 2017


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Rachel L. Evans

October 6, 1943 - December 19, 2017

Mrs. Rachel Lucille Evans, age 74, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Rachel was born on October 6, 1943 in Hollister, North Carolina to the late Joshua Lee and Mary (Richardson) Davis. Rachel moved to New Jersey in 1960 where she attended Berkley School of Business studying Stenography. She then married her loving husband Roger on July 21,...
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Maryan Furdak

July 24, 1948 - December 18, 2017

Maryan was the beloved husband of Yevheniya; the devoted father of Natalia Chornomaz and her husband Volodymyr and Halyna Malsky and her husband Taras and the loving grandfather of Nadia and Roman Malsky and Alina Chornomaz.
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Paul Edward Jacobs

December 14, 1944 - December 17, 2017

Paul E Jacobs age 73 of Livingston, NJ died on Sunday December 17, 2017 at Overlook Hospital Summit NJ. Born in Elizabeth, NJ Paul has been living in Livingston . Paul is survived by his beloved sister Eileen Jacobs Faust and many close friends.
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Orest S. Slupchynskyj

February 20, 1925 - December 16, 2017

Our Tato passed away peacefully at home. We are grateful for his long full life and that he now is at peace.
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Margaret A. Benn

February 29, 1920 - December 14, 2017

Announcing the death of Margaret Albertina Benn of Union Our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, and friend who was always encouraging, ever supportive, caring and concerned, departed this life on December 14, 2017 and woke up in the arms of Jesus. Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Harold Alexander Benn, her eldest daughter,...
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Gerald J. Rothauser

June 4, 1928 - December 13, 2017

Gerald Rothauser of Florham Park, NJ passed away on December 13, 2017, at the age of 89. Born on June 4, 1928 in Newark, NJ, Gerald was the son of the late Jack Rothauser and Elsie Palkowetz Rothauser. In 1954 Gerald began work for Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ where he was employed for 35 years. During his tenure at Bell Labs, Gerald was employed as an...
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Katherine Korduba

July 31, 1912 - December 10, 2017


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Maria Demko

April 18, 1947 - December 10, 2017


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Eloisa Rivera

April 3, 1923 - December 10, 2017

Eloisa Rivera, 94, Jackson Heights, Queens, New York Was surrounded by her family on Dec. 10, 2017 at the Cranford Park Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Eloisa Rivera was born on April 3, 1923 in Neiva Huila, Colombia. She came to Queens in the 70’s to live with her youngest sister, and stayed in her apartment for 34 years, making sure that when we...
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Rose Pastena Ruglio

April 14, 1929 - December 4, 2017

Rose Ruglio Rose Pastena was born April 14, 1929 in the providence of Avellino, Italy, near Naples. Her parents Silvio and Grace Pastena had four older children, Fiore, Silvio, Antoinette, and Lucille. Rose recalled helping her beloved mother at home as a girl, cooking and doing laundry. In December 1949 she made the long journey by ship to America and by the time...
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Joseph E. Farrell

June 26, 1949 - November 26, 2017

It is with great sorrow that we report the passing of Joseph E. Farrell, age 68. He passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Newark Beth Israel Hospital after a heroic fight with cancer. He was surrounded by his beloved wife, Helene, and close relatives. Joe was born on June 26, 1949 in Jersey City, New Jersey to the late Kathleen and Joseph Farrell....
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Carmine Antonio Tedesco, Sr.

September 7, 1978 - November 23, 2017

Carmine Antonio Tedesco, Sr., 39, of Maplewood, died on November 23, 2017. He is survived by his loving parents, Rita Cavallo and Anthony Tedesco, his beloved children, Catrina, Rose and Carmine Tedesco, Jr., the love of his life, Diane Frank, his dear sisters, Karen Cruz and Tonia Tedesco, many nieces and nephews and his cherished dog&...
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James Francis Currid

September 12, 1952 - November 19, 2017

James Francis Currid 65, of Winfield Park NJ. Passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ surrounded by his loving family after a long battle with cancer. Born in Orange, NJ to the late Joseph and Helen (nee Wehrle) Currid, James was employed at the former Red Devil Inc. in Union, NJ retiring 11 years ago. The fifth of nine...
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Carmillo Carmine Posterivo

December 1, 1929 - November 14, 2017


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Roman N. Jacuszko

March 7, 1927 - November 12, 2017

Roman N. Jacuszko left us peacefully on November 12, 2017. Born March 7th, 1927 in Stropkiv to Dmytro Jacuszko and Olha Volynets. He served in the U.S. Army during the time of the Korean conflict. He was employed as an engineer/architect for architectural firms in New York City and was active in the Ukrainian community as a member of Plast (Chervona Kalyna) and Dumka chorus. He is...
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Geraldine P. Fitzgerald

November 26, 1931 - November 12, 2017

Geraldine Fitzgerald, 85, of Union passed away on Nov. 12, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Bill Fitzgerald. Loving mother to Colleen Fitzgerald. Sister of William, Mary and Betty McNamara, Marcella Hosonitz, Kathleen Sherman & the late Gertrude Smith. Gerri is also survived by many loving nieces & nephews. Gerri was a member of the Holy Spirit Rosary Alter Society & 60+...
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Pauline H. Forte

November 5, 1920 - November 9, 2017

Pauline H. Forte November 5, 1920 - November 9, 2017 Pauline (Hanchar) Forte passed away peacefully on November 9, 2017 at the age of 97 in the Orlando, FL area. Her nephew George and his wife were with her. Pauline, affectionately known as Aunt Pauline or “Chuchie”, was born November 5, 1920 in Newark, New Jersey to Wasyl and Eva (Katyryniak)...
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Natalia Lazirko

September 4, 1921 - November 7, 2017

Natalia Lazirko passed away peacefully at the age of 96 on November 7th, 2017. She was born on September 4th, 1921 in Stara Sil, Ukraine. As a post-war immigrant displaced from Ukraine, she resided in Germany as a refugee. She then emigrated to the United States and arrived at Ellis Island on November 8th, 1949, Election Day. Due to the national holiday, she had to...
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Miroslawa Wenke

January 1, 1923 - November 5, 2017

Miroslawa Wenke passed away peacefully on November 7th, 2017 at the Lund Home Hospice in Gilbert, Arizona. She was surrounded by her loving family. Miroslawa was born on January 1st, 1923 in the suburbs of Chernivtsi, Bukovina, Ukraine. At the age of 18 and newly married to her loving husband Otto, she was forced by the Communist threat to leave her beloved Bukovina....
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Patricia A. Miller

November 8, 1939 - November 1, 2017

Patricia A. Miller passed away on November 1, 2017 at the Autumn Lake Healthcare Center in Berkeley Heights, NJ. She was the beloved wife of the late Daniel J. Miller, the devoted mother of Kristine Boffa and her husband David, and the loving grandmother of Matthew and Melissa Boffa. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Sparta.
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Vasiliy Losev

December 8, 1940 - October 23, 2017


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Boshena Olshaniwsky

February 23, 1936 - October 1, 2017

Boshena Olshaniwsky, wife to the late Ihor Olshaniwsky, died peacefully in Dover, NJ at age 81 on October 1, 2017 where she was surrounded by her loved ones. As a post-war immigrant displaced from Ukraine she resided in Germany as a refugee and then emigrating to the United States. She settled in Newark, NJ where she completed high school and received a full scholarship from...
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Boshena Olshaniwsky

February 23, 1936 - October 1, 2017

Boshena Olshaniwsky, wife to the late Ihor Olshaniwsky, died peacefully in Dover, NJ at age 81 on October 1, 2017 where she was surrounded by her loved ones. As a post-war immigrant displaced from Ukraine she resided in Germany as a refugee and then emigrating to the United States. She settled in Newark, NJ where she completed high school and received a full scholarship from...
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Boshena Olshaniwsky

February 23, 1936 - October 1, 2017


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Deborah Pallo

February 18, 1953 - September 30, 2017

Ms. Pallo passed away at Overlook Hospital Saturday September 30th. She was a Mortgage Loan Closer at Everbank in Woodbridge NJ. Prior to working at Everbank, she was employed at Bank of America Linden and Tyco in Clark NJ. Deborah was a member of the Union Elks lodge and served on the Veterans Committee. Deborah Ann Pallo, 64 of Middletown, NJ born in Dickson city Pennsylvania grew...
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Anne Bienvenue

February 24, 1925 - September 25, 2017

Anne Bienvenue (affectionately known as “Ma Tante Anne” to all) was born on February 24th, 1925 in Port au Prince, Haiti, to the late Marie Hypolite and Jonel Bienvenue. Anne departed the earthly realm peacefully on Monday, September 25th at her family home in Vauxhall, New Jersey. Anne was born in Vieux Bourg d’Aquin. She was the fifth of six children,...
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Dominic Guida

August 6, 1927 - September 22, 2017

Dominic (Don) Guida, 90, of Union, N.J., died September 22, 2017 after a short illness. Born in Summit, N.J. on August 6, 1927. Dominic received training in aircraft mechanics at Casey Jones School of Aeronautics in Newark, NJ and flight training at Basking Ridge Airport NJ. Having multiple talents in automotive repair, sales and service. He owned and...
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Lubomyra Czajkowsky

May 23, 1919 - September 20, 2017

Lubomyra Czajkowsky passed away on September 20, 2017 at the Nyack Manor Health Care Ctr. She was the beloved wife of the late Danylo and the devoted mother of Sirka DiBono and her husband Michael and Roman Czajkowsky and the loving grandmother of Daniel and Francesca DiBono. She was a librarian at Columbia University in New York City for many years.
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Simeon A. Mauhay

September 3, 1946 - September 20, 2017


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Bohdan D. Fedasiuk

October 28, 1926 - September 19, 2017

Bohdan was the beloved husband of Romana; the devoted father of Lana Watson and Mark Fedasiuk with his fiancée, Tracy; the loving grandfather of Mark and Alex Watson and Ryan and Kyle Fedasiuk and the dear brother of Luba Klachko and the late Olha Hrytsay. Bohdan is also survived by nieces Dr Daria Klachko-Totten, Dr. Marta Klachko-Longo and Tanya Mesar; nephew Myron Hrytsay;...
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John J. Gambert, Jr.

July 17, 1948 - September 11, 2017

John J. Gambert Jr., 69, of Hillside, NJ passed away on September 11, 2017 at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. Relatives and Friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Service on Friday, September 15 at 10 AM at the Union Funeral Home-Lytwyn & Lytwyn, 1600 Stuyvesant Ave., Union, NJ with the interment to follow at Graceland Memorial Park, Kenilworth...
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Elizabeth B. Heyward

September 27, 1941 - September 6, 2017

Life reflections of Elizabeth Heyward Elizabeth Beatrice (Betty) Heyward was born on September 27, 1941. She was the daughter of the late Van Buren Simmons and Elizabeth Greene. After their demise, she was raised by her grandmother, the late Mamie Greene. Elizabeth accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and personal savior at an early age and was raised in a Christian home. She...
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George Lubomyr Steciuk

May 22, 1942 - September 4, 2017

George Steciuk, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Convent Station, New Jersey, passed away on September 4, 2017 at the age of 75. Born on May 22, 1942 in Lviv, Ukraine, George was the son of the late Maria Kvitka Steciuk and Dr. Basil Steciuk. In 1950 George immigrated with his parents to the United States and settled in Jersey City, New Jersey where...
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Irene M. Puzyr

February 27, 1933 - September 3, 2017

Irene entered into eternal rest on September 3, 2017 after a brave battle with cancer. She was 84. Irene died peacefully at her home built by her husband Albert Puzyr, where they lived for 50+ years. She was born and raised in Newark, NJ and married in 1952. Shortly after, they moved to Bridgewater, NJ. Irene will be remembered for her never ending love and devotion to...
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Edna E. Litavec

March 29, 1932 - August 31, 2017

Edna was the beloved wife of the late Charles J. Litavec. She was the dear sister of Richard G. Soloway , Rose E. Simmons and the late Harry E. Soloway and the late Robert V. Soloway. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
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Myron C. Martynetz

March 29, 1951 - August 31, 2017

Myron Martynetz, 66, of South Orange, NJ, died August 31, 2017, after a two-year battle with ALS. A funeral service will be conducted at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church on Sandford Avenue in Newark, NJ at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, September 2, 2017, with internment at St. Andrew’s Cemetery, in Bound Brook NJ. He was born in Munich ...
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Alice Shumilas

January 7, 1928 - August 30, 2017

Alice Shumilas age 89 of Hampton, NJ died on Wednesday August 30, 2017 at home. Born in Newark NJ, Alice lived in Newark and Maplewood before moving to Hampton, NJ 32 years ago. Alice worked in the office at Tung-Sol that later became Westinghouse in Bloomfield NJ for 39 years. Beloved wife of the late Alphonse, Alice is survived by her loving children Robert and his wife...
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Marie Leveque

August 20, 2017


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Marie Suze Saint Vil

June 28, 1952 - August 18, 2017

Marie Saint Vil, 65, of Union, NJ passed away on August 18, 2017 at Overlook Hospital in Summit NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service on Saturday August 26 at 9 AM at the Haitian Church of God, 322 Sanford Ave., Newark, NJ. There will be a visitation on Friday, August 25 from 5 PM until 9PM at the Union Funeral Home-Lytwyn & Lytwyn,...
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Ruth E. Cimirro

December 18, 1926 - August 16, 2017

Ruth was the beloved wife of the late Alfred Cimirro, Sr. She is survived by her devoted children, Alfred, Richard and Cheryl , loving grandchildren Frank and Russell Wagner and 4 cherished great grandchildren. Ruth was born in Irvington and lived in Union before moving to Maplewood 65 years ago. She was a member of BPW of Irvington and the Auxiliary of the Irvington Lions Club.
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Maria Kulchyckyj Gut Semanyshyn

April 16, 1921 - August 12, 2017

Maria (Kulchyckyj Gut) Semanyshyn, 96, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 12, 2017. Maria was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was the beloved wife of the late Eng. Mykola Semanyshyn (1988). She is survived by her three grieving children Kvitka, Zenon and Lydia Semanyshyn, her loving daughter-in-law Daria Semeniuk Semanyshyn and her loving...
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Clinton L. Keane

August 12, 2017

Clinton Leonard Keane (Keen) was born on the 20th of September, 1933 in Somerton, St. James, Jamaica to the late Leonard Keen and Zetlin “Daisy” Little-Foster. He was the eldest of seven children. Clinton attended the Somerton Primary school and began his career as a bookkeeper at Hampden Sugar Estate, one of the oldest sugar factory in Jamaica. Clinton was deeply...
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Bronislawa Glowacki

June 26, 1937 - August 6, 2017

Bronislawa Glowacki,, 80, passed away on August 6, 2017 at Overlook Hospital in Summit, NJ. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral on Friday, August 11 at 9 AM from the Union Funeral Home Lytwyn & Lytwyn, 1600 Stuyvesant Ave., Union, NJ. The Funeral Mass will be at 10 AM at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Irvington with the burial to...
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Mary Blazak

April 30, 1921 - August 3, 2017

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral on Saturday, August 5 at 8:30 AM from the Union Funeral Home-Lytwyn & Lytwyn, 1600 Stuyvesant Ave, Union, NJ (unionfuneralhome.com), then to St John's Ukrainian Catholic Church , Newark for a 9:30 Funeral Service. Burial will follow at Hollywood Cemetery, Union. Visitation is Friday (today) from 4-8PM with...
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Eugenia Baszlak

June 12, 1919 - August 1, 2017

Eugenia was the beloved husband of the late Iwan. She is survived by her loving daughter, Olga, dear nephew, Taras Hucal and God daughter Lesia Donovan.
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Eugene W. Fedorenko

January 28, 1929 - August 1, 2017

Dr. Eugene Fedorenko passed away at his home on August 1, 2017 after a brief but brave battle with cancer. He was 88 years old. He will be deeply missed by so many. Dr. Fedorenko was born in Ukraine in 1929. Following World War II, he attended Louvain University in Belgium, where he graduated in 1955 with a master of arts in political science. Later he studied at Fordham University...
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Margaret Anna Schoener

December 27, 1921 - July 25, 2017

Margaret A. Schoener passed away on July 25, 2017 at the Chelsea at Brookfield Facility. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Service on Thursday, July 27 at 1 PM at the Union Funeral Home-Lytwyn & Lytwyn, 1600 Stuyvesant Ave., Union, NJ with the burial to follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. There will be a visitation at the Funeral Home...
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Daniel J. Miller

May 23, 1934 - July 14, 2017

Daniel passed away on July 14, 2017. He is survived by a wife, daughter, son in law, 2 grandchildren and a sister.
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Olha Napora

October 19, 1936 - July 5, 2017

Olha was the beloved wife of the late Alexander Napora. She was the devoted mother of Natalie Napora Murat and her husband, Ralph, Shania Napora Palumbo and her husband, Patrick and Alexandria Napora. Olha was the loving grandmother of Nicole Colacci, Nicholas and Michael Palumbo, and Andria and Stephen Orr. She also leaves her dear sister, Helen Fudali and her family.
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Kazimiera Flak

November 18, 1925 - June 27, 2017

Kazimiera was Born in Gizynek, Poland on December 1, 1924.She survived captivity on a work farm in Germany and was a displaced refugee after World War II.Kazimiera arrived in the United States in September 1951. She was a homemaker and worked at the Prudential Insurance Building in the maintenance department on Halsey Street in Newark, New Jersey, until her retirement. She has...
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Irene Muraview

July 13, 1925 - June 16, 2017


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Patricia Petrillo

June 10, 2017

Patricia (nee Panek) of Las Vegas, NV, passed away surrounded by her family on June 10th. Born in Newark, NJ, Patricia lived in Irvington most of her life before moving to Las Vegas in 1995. Most recently, Patricia worked at the Eastside Cannery Casino Hotel. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, she worked as a secretary at Pitman Pitman Mindas in Springfield. She is...
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Leda Poprosky

February 1, 1925 - June 10, 2017

Leda Poprosky age 92 of Union died on Saturday June 10, at Cornell Hall Union, NJ. Born in Newark Leda lived most her life in Union, NJ. Leda was a supervisor for Prudential Insurance company for many years. Leda is survived by her loving sister Elaine Poprosky.
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Dorothea M. Wolfe

February 12, 1935 - June 6, 2017

Dorothea (Dotty) M Wolfe age 82 of Irvington died at home on Tuesday June 6, 2017. Dotty Was born in Irvington and was a life long resident. She was a security guard for the Irvington Board of Education for 15 years. Dotty is survived by her beloved husband Robert, her loving children Debra Maltese and her husband Angelo, Robert JR, her dear grandchildren Kristina Martins and...
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Cathy G. Parochniack

November 18, 1955 - June 1, 2017

Cathy G. Parochniack -- 11/18/55 to 6/1/17 Late of Stewartsville, NJ, Cathy was born in Newark to Benjamin Parochniack and Lydia (Champion) Parochniack, Cathy attended St. Paul's School in Irvington, NJ, and graduated from Union High School, Union, NJ. Cathy graduated from Kean College, and then received a nursing degree from Bloomfield College, and a Master's degree from Kean University. ...
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Carol J. Grant Mustillo

August 6, 1944 - May 23, 2017

Carol Jeanne Grant Mustillo was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey to James H. Grant, Sr. and Marie Anne Lebel. She was the youngest child of four and the only girl. Her father and mother showed her how to work hard, do more than what's expected of you, and how to raise a family. She took all she was taught and used it every single day. Carol graduated from Benedictine Academy in 1962 and...
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Cyril Geacintov

February 21, 1930 - May 23, 2017

On May 23, 2017, Dr. Cyril E. Geacintov, passed away after a brief illness at Overlook Hospital in Summit, New Jersey Dr. Geacintov was born in Tarascon-sur-Ariège in France, Immigrated to the Unites States in 1952 and served in the US Armed Forces soon thereafter. He was the CEO of DRG International, a leading specialty medical diagnostics and equipment manufacturer, and distributor...
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Orazio Tanelli

May 5, 1925 - May 18, 2017

Orazio was the beloved husband of the late Rosina. He is survived by his devoted son, Frank Tanelli and his wife Dulce; his loving grandsons, Daniel and Michael Tanelli; 1 brother and 4 sisters in Italy and many nieces and nephews.
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Gerald S. Hlibczuk

September 16, 1924 - May 12, 2017

Gerald was the beloved husband of Christine (nee Lachermeier, and the devoted father of Veronica Hlibczuk.
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Francisco Monteiro

September 4, 1933 - May 10, 2017

Francisco de Assis Monteiro, 83, of Newark, NJ, passed away at his home on May 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Antonia Fernandes, and his two sons, John James and Franciso Monteiro. He is survived by his step sons, Richard and Edward Iglesias, his daughters Leonor Thomas and Theresa Monteiro , his son, Thomas Monteiro and a brother, Francisco de Paula Monteiro. Francisco was...
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Lydia M. Matkiwsky

November 1, 1963 - May 5, 2017

Lydia Matkiwsky passed away at home on May 5, 2017. She was the beloved daughter of the late Alexander and Lubomyra Matkiwsky, the dear sister of Bohdan Matkiwsky, the dear niece of the late Maria and Bohdan Robak, and the dear cousin of Dr. Rostyslaw Robak and family and Roxsolana Robak-Naydan. Lydia loved music and played piano with the musical group called "Gamma".
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Steven J. Thatcher

May 15, 1953 - May 5, 2017

Steven passed away at home in Union on May 5, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Christine (nee Donohue) and the dear brother of George Thatcher and his wife Elizabeth, the dear uncle of Jayson and Renee Thatcher, the dear cousin of Bill Mitchell and the dear brother-in-law of Jim and Joe Donohue. He was an avid NY Met and NY Giant fan.
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