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Thomas F. Piovane

March 24, 1959 - July 14, 2017

Thomas F. Piovane, 58, of Bergenfield passed away on July 14, 2017. He was a General Contractor and the owner and operator of Piovane Construction in Bergenfield. He was a volunteer and coach of Bergenfield PAL and Little League, coach for Bergenfield United and coach for U Gals Softball. He was also a member of the Bergenfield Optimist Club. Devoted husband of Frances Celine...
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Jacqueline K. Metropoulos

April 15, 1932 - July 13, 2017

Jacqueline K. Metropoulos (nee Klein), 85, of Emerson formerly of Bergenfield and Rutherford passed away on July 13, 2017. Born in Baltimore, MD she retired as an Administrative Assistant for Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck. Beloved mother of Nancy Metropoulos, Laura L. Van Tassel and her husband Bruce, Diana Lawler and her husband Tim and the late Adele Ayers and the late...
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Shirley Rose Feliciano

March 23, 1944 - July 7, 2017

Shirley Rose Feliciano (nee:DeMaio) ,73, of Englewood passed away on July 7, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Edwin A. Feliciano. Cherished mother of Christopher and his wife Heather, Evan and his wife Abby and Jarrod and his wife Bonnie. Loving sister of Emily McDonald, Phillip and Louis DeMaio and the late Elvira Kronkowski, Josephine DeMaio and Anthony DeMaio. Cherished...
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Daniel J. Rizzi

January 26, 1968 - July 5, 2017

Daniel J Rizzi of Waldwick passed away on July 5, 2017 after a hard fought, life long battle at the age of 49. Danny or Dan, as most knew him, was raised in Hillsdale and was a graduate of Pascack Valley High School. An avid sports fan, Danny had many passions in life, but none more important than coaching his daughters throughout their childhoods. He touched the lives of...
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Robert Louis Bender

June 26, 1927 - June 27, 2017

Robert Louis Bender, 90, of Haworth died on June 27, 2017. He was retired Collections Manager for Educational Aids Publishing in Carlstadt and a Navy Veteran of WWII. Devoted husband of Martha Bender. Beloved father of Patricia Markley and her husband Henry. Loving grandfather of Kristi Eichler and Justin Markley. Loving uncle of Janine Feibusch and her husband David, JoAnne Vary and her husband...
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Mary Z. Kappock

November 17, 1920 - June 27, 2017

Mary Z. Kappock of Teaneck passed away on June 27, 2017. Loving mother of Paul Kappock, Jonathan Kappock, and the late Barbara Kappock. Dear sister of the late Anna, Catherine and John. Cherished grandmother of 5. Funeral service at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield on Wednesday July 5th at 11 AM. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Tenafly. In lieu of flowers donations may...
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Lucien Pic

December 4, 1927 - June 19, 2017

Lucien Pic 89 of Bergenfield passed away June 19, 2017. Born in Montelimar, France he came to the USA in 1953. Before retiring he was Executive Chef at Wall Street Club, NY, NY where he worked for 17years. Beloved husband of Paulette. Devoted father of John, Yvon and Roger Pic. Dear brother of the late Roger Pic. Loving grandfather of Stephen, Brett, Daniella, Justina, Jeremy, Corey and Jeanna....
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Richard A. Vogel

April 19, 1939 - June 14, 2017

Richard A. Vogel, 78, of Bergenfield passed away on June 14, 2017. Born in Bronx, NY he worked for J & J Pharmacy in Teaneck until retirement. An Air Force Veteran he was the Scoutmaster of Scout Troop #139 in Bergenfield from 1977-1985. Devoted husband of Mary Vogel. Beloved father of Jeffrey Vogel and his wife Melissa and Kenneth Vogel. Loving grandfather of Zachary, Matthew, Ruth Ann and Faith...
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James F. Lodato

October 17, 1927 - June 11, 2017

James F. Lodato, of Bergenfield, NJ entered eternal life on June 11, 2017. He was born October 17, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY. He grew up in Ridgefield, NJ and after marriage moved to Bergenfield, NJ for more than 60 years. Jim was the youngest son of the late Thomas and Mary Lodato. Devoted husband of the late Georgiana Lodato for more than 48 years. Graduated Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood, NJ...
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Louis Rombone

February 27, 1926 - June 10, 2017

Memorial Visitation will be at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ on Friday June 16, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9PM. All will meet at George Washington Memorial Park 234 Paramus Rd. Paramus NJ on Saturday June 17th at 1 pm for the interment.
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Edmundo R. Villarba

February 26, 1940 - June 9, 2017

Edmundo R. Villarba of Bergenfield passed away on June 9, 2017. Beloved husband of Victoria. Devoted father of Jeffrey and wife Ashleigh; Richard and wife Donnna; and the late Janet Ward and husband Peter. Dear brother of Angelita Guinto, Elena Rivera and the late Isabelita Rey, Sigfrido and Florencio. Loving grandfather of Courtney, Devon, Sydney, Jordan, Morgan, Jaklyn, D.J., and Brody. He was...
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Anthony T. Palmiotto

March 9, 1922 - June 7, 2017

Anthony T. Palmiotto of New Milford died on June 7, 2017. He was born in Hoboken on March 9, 1922 the son of the late Lena and Nicholas Palmiotto. He was a retired Carpenter for Quality Cabinets in Dumont. An Army Veteran of WW II he was a member of the National V.F.W. and loved boats and boating activities including building his own boat. Devoted husband of the late Rose Palmiotto (nee Madero)...
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Albert S. St.James

March 1, 1933 - June 2, 2017


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Olga M. Esteban

July 9, 1929 - June 1, 2017

Olga M. Esteban of Bergenfield passed away on June 1, 2017. Beloved wife of Agustin Esteban. Loving mother of Jose, Luis Enrique, Yesmin, Chela, Alex, and Lorena. Dear sister to Alvaro, Mario, Bertha, Flavio, Richard, and Edmundo. Cherished grandmother to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visiting Monday 2-9 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will...
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Conrado V. Benitez

December 7, 1945 - May 30, 2017


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Joann Diedrich

September 14, 1952 - May 28, 2017

Joann Diedrich of Bergenfield passed away on May 28, 2017. Loving wife of George Diedrich. Beloved sister of Tom Matter and his wife Maryjane. Dear sister-in-law of Ronald. Cherished aunt of Christopher and Arianna Matter. Joann was a manager at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ. Visiting Thursday 4-9 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. The procession will leave...
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Felipe S. Penecilla

May 27, 1930 - May 11, 2017

Visiting on Sunday, May 14, 2017 from 2-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church 29 No. Washington Ave, Bergenfield on Monday, May 15, at 10:45 AM for the Funeral Mass at 11 AM.
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Regina M. McLaughlin

February 11, 1923 - May 8, 2017

Regina M. McLaughlin (nee Bartro), 94, of Bergenfield passed away on May 8, 2017. She worked as Head Teller at United Jersey Bank in Englewood then Midlantic National Bank in Bergenfield. She was a member of St. John's Golden Age Club. Devoted wife of the late Charles A. McLaughlin, Sr. Beloved mother of Charles A. McLaughlin, Jr. and his wife Maryann, Michael McLaughlin and his wife Martine...
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Frances B. Gorman

September 12, 1946 - May 6, 2017

Frances B. Gorman (nee Macaluso), 70, of Bergenfield passed away peacefully on May 6, 2017 surrounded by her family after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Surviving are her husband of 50 years Raymond, her children, Theresa Alesso and her husband Michael and Scott Gorman and his wife Nicole and was the proud and loving grandmother of Alexandra, Madison and Mackenzie. Devoted sister of...
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Robert L. Fallon

July 19, 1949 - May 4, 2017

Robert L. Fallon, 67 of Bergenfield, passed away on May 4th, 2017. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey. Predeceased by his parents, Herman Fallon and Kathleen Roach Fallon and a brother, Bruce Fallon, Bob is survived by his wife, Jane E. Fallon (nee Rube), sister and brother in law Eileen and Adrian Vega, sister, Nancy Moore and sister and brother in law, Lori and Thomas Kelly. Also survived by...
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Nancy Luciano

June 22, 1924 - May 3, 2017

Nancy Luciano (nee Cafaro), 92, of No. Bergen passed away on May 3, 2017. Devoted wife of the late Raymond Luciano. Cherished daughter of the late Concetta and John Cafaro. Dear sister of the late Rosary Luna, Frank and Emile Cafaro. Beloved sister-in-law of Virginia and Grace Cafaro. Loving aunt of Patricia Cicchella, John Cafaro, Victoria Arias, Timothy, Richard, John and Emile Cafaro, Jr. Also...
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Cecilia M. Jacobson

January 22, 1940 - April 23, 2017

Cecilia Jacobson went home to the lord on April 23, 2017. She was born to the late Anna (Mc Avoy) and James Nicholas. Ceil leaves her three beloved children, Beth Barrett and her husband Steve, Diane Borie and her husband Andre, and Tom Jacobson and his wife Jackie as well as six cherished grandchildren, Megan, Amanda, Amy & Kevin Kohlsaat, Allison Barrett, and Alexa Jacobson. Ceil also leaves a...
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James W. Keene III

October 13, 1947 - April 13, 2017

James W. Keene III of Englewood passed away on April 13, 2017. Beloved son of Kathryn(nee Kalomeris) and the late James W. Keene II. Loving father of Nicole Tripoli. Cherished grandfather of Nicholas and Anthony Tripoli. Dear godfather of Terryann Schwiederek and beloved cousin to many cousins. Memorial visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield on Thursday at 7-9 PM...
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Mary O'Connor

March 18, 1928 - April 10, 2017

Mary (nee Reilly) O'Connor, 89, of New Milford, NJ, formerly of Brooklyn, NY, passed away peacefully Monday, April 10, 2017. She was born March 18, 1928, in County Cavan, Ireland and came to America in 1950. She was a parishioner of Ascension Church in New Milford. She enjoyed family gatherings, Irish dances, and the N.Y. Mets. Beloved wife to the late Jeremiah J. O'Connor. Devoted mother to son...
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Trinity Kenny

January 11, 1926 - April 8, 2017

Sister Trinity Kenny, MFIC, 91 years of age, died peacefully at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Sister was a member of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception and lived at Our Lady of the Angels Convent since 1957. Born in Hillswood, Kilconnell, Co. Galway, Ireland, to Thomas and Sarah Kenny, Sister's given name was Helena. She entered the...
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Sofonias T. Salva

March 3, 1954 - April 5, 2017


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Florence M. Petrocelli

June 24, 1929 - April 5, 2017

PETROCELLI, Florence (nee Evans), 87, of Bergenfield, passed on April 5, 2017. Beloved wife of Kelly, Married October 3, 1948. Loving Mother of Susan Healy and husband John, Patricia Ravenna and husband Enzo, Kellyann Greco and husband Michael, Kenneth Petrocelli and wife Channa and Kyle Mark Petrocelli. Grandmother of Deborah, Marissa, Michael, Brendan, Megan, Jesse and Amanda. Great grandmother...
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Rose D'Eufemia

February 25, 1933 - April 4, 2017

Rose D'Eufemia 84 on April 4, 2017 of New Milford. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, New Milford and a parishioner of The Church of the Ascension, New Milford where she had taught religious education. Beloved wife of Enrico. Devoted mother of Joann Johnston and husband Rob and the late Louis. Loving grandmother of Erica Zimmerman, Nicole and Robert Johnston and great grandmother of...
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Martin J. Casey

February 1, 1947 - March 27, 2017

Visiting Thursday 3-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at the funeral home on Friday at 9 AM for the Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield at 10 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
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Maria H. Leon

January 3, 1921 - March 26, 2017

Visiting Tuesday 4-8 PM. The procession will leave Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield on Wednesday March 29, 2017 at 9 AM for the Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Linden NJ.
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Robert John Bothe

July 6, 1946 - March 21, 2017

Robert (Bob) John Bothe, 70, of Mahwah passed away on March 21, 2017. Born in Englewood, NJ he was a Teacher at Roy W. Brown Middle School in Bergenfield for 43 years and was a mentor and friend to both students and colleagues. An avid reader that could be found most of the day at the Mahwah Library, he loved cooking, music, traveling and going to dinner with his family and friends. He was a...
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John J. Kelly

August 9, 1928 - March 10, 2017

John, J. Kelly of Bergenfield passed away on March 10, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born in County Leitrum Ireland he came to the United States in 1958 and spent the majority of his years in the Bronx, NY. Beloved husband of the late Mary Kelly. Devoted father of Margaret Bloomer, Ann Kelly and Michele Darmochwal and her husband John. Loving grandfather of Kelly, Ashley, Alexis and...
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Robert E. Runckel

December 13, 1950 - March 8, 2017

Runckel, Robert E. of Bergenfield passed away on March 8, 2017. Robert was a Water serviceman for US Filter, East Rutherford, NJ. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of the Bergenfield Senior Citizens and Friends of the Bergenfield Library. Beloved husband of Deborah A. Runckel (Nee:Olds). Loving brother of Marjorie A. Sharp and her husband Richard. Cherished uncle of Jeffrey R....
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Alfred Klein

March 3, 1938 - March 6, 2017

Alfred Klein of Bergenfield passed away on March 6, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Margaret Klein. Loving father of Hubert Klein and his wife Lisa and the late William Klein. Dear brother of Maria Gerki, Hildegarde Herzog and the late Helmut Klein. Cherished grandfather of Matthew, Allison, Nicholas, step grandfather of Ambrosia and Chiarina and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Visiting day...
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Marie A. DaCosta

May 13, 1935 - February 23, 2017

Marie Caggiano-DaCosta, 81 of Bergenfield, passed away suddenly on February 23, 2017 in Englewood. Visitation will be held at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S Washington Ave., Bergenfield on Wed. March 1, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9PM with the funeral service at 8:30PM. Marie was born in Teaneck to Frank and Mary Caggiano on May 13, 1935. She graduated Teaneck High School. After graduating she worked...
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Catherine Aversa

November 13, 1923 - February 20, 2017

Catherine Aversa, 93, of Vero Beach, FL, formerly of Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, passed away peacefully February 20, 2017 at her home in Oak Harbor. Survived by Kathleen McCarthy, Brian James McCarthy, Anthony (Peggy) Aversa, Edward Aversa, Linda (John) Colontrelle and Dennis (Christina) Aversa; nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchldren; sister-in-laws Maureen Flanagan and Mary...
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Joseph R. Malachick

January 18, 1944 - February 10, 2017

Joseph R. Malachick of Bergenfield, NJ was 73 years old when he died on February 10, 2017. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. There will be a committal service with Military Honors by members of the U.S. Army at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery. 350 Provinceline Rd., Wrightstown, NJ on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 11 AM. The hearse and those that wish to follow it will...
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Joseph D. Calise

April 1, 1949 - February 10, 2017

Joseph D. Calise of Bergenfield passed away on February 10, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Janet Calise and fiancé of Geraldine. Loving father of Jay J. Calise and the late James R. Calise. Dear brother of Carl Calise and Theresa Teresi. Cherished grandfather of Jacqueline and uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield on...
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Thomas C. Decker

June 6, 1933 - February 8, 2017

Thomas C. Decker, 83, of New Milford passed away on February 8, 2017. He was a retired Carpenter for Columbia Roofing in Bergenfield. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was an avid motorcyclist who loved riding trips to Bear Mountain and the Jersey Shore. Devoted husband of Eleanor Decker, Beloved father of Pam McClure and her husband Bob, Julie Smerdon and her husband Rob, Susan Roberts,...
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Gunnar J. Quist

May 17, 1953 - February 1, 2017

Gunnar J. Quist of Bergenfield passed away on February 1, 2017. Beloved husband of Diane Quist. Loving father of Donna Niera, Gina Quist, and Tara Quist. Dear brother of Candee, Gustav, and Dan. Cherished grandfather of the beautiful Milania. He was a proud member of the Men's Auxiliary to the VFW in Bergenfield and Bogota. Visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield...
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Maria Antonieta Espaillat

May 17, 1928 - February 1, 2017


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Warren Albert Bauer

November 29, 1920 - January 28, 2017

Warren Albert Bauer (96) of New Milford, NJ will be missed by his wife, daughters, family, neighbors, and friends. Born November 29, 1920 in Fort Lee, New Jersey; died peacefully at his home, January 28, 2017, in New Milford, New Jersey. Predeceased by his parents John V. and Theodosia (nee Fowler) Bauer; brothers John (Louise), Gilbert (Fern), Daniel (Mary); grandson James Alexander Taylor....
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Peter T. King

January 11, 1962 - January 25, 2017


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Kathleen T. Buchanan

December 14, 1929 - January 25, 2017

Kathleen T. Buchanan (nee Davis), 87, of Dumont previously of Bergenfield passed away on January 25, 2017. Cherished daughter of the late John F. and Margaret Mary Davis (nee Hearne). Devoted wife of the late Stanley J. Buchanan. Beloved mother of Ronald J. and his wife Diane, Philip J. and his wife Carol and Thomas S. Buchanan. Loving grandmother of Danielle, Michelle and Melanie Buchanan. Dear...
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Marie E. McKenna

January 18, 1928 - January 20, 2017

McKenna, Marie E.(nee: Price) of Bergenfield passed away on January 20, 2017. She was the beloved and cherished wife of the late John J. McKenna, to whom she was married for forty-seven years. Marie was the loving mother of three children, John J. McKenna, Ellen M. Shave and Marie E. Harvey, as well as three children by marriage, Linda, the late Jack, and Blair. She was the dear sister of Harry,...
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Josephine Petrone

January 13, 1934 - January 17, 2017


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Edward E. Meade

March 10, 1928 - January 16, 2017

Edward E. Meade 88 of Bergenfield passed away on January 16, 2017. Beloved husband of Marion Meade. Loving father of Steven Meade, Clifford Meade and his wife Lynn, and Donna Gabriel and her husband Joseph. Cherished grandfather of Daniel, Michael, Christopher, and Jamie. Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by his parents Henry and Elizabeth Meade and many siblings. Born and...
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Joseph A. Gangemi

October 3, 1928 - January 10, 2017

Joseph A. Gangemi, 88, of Dumont passed away on January 10, 2017. He formerly owned and operated Broadway Exxon in Westwood. He was a member of Dumont Senior Citizens where he loved playing cards. An avid bowler and golfer, he enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, attending his grandchildren's sporting events and fishing on Lake Gerard. Beloved father of Donald Gangemi and his wife Janice and the late...
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Albert Amos

November 8, 1939 - January 7, 2017

Albert Amos, 77, of Bergenfield passed away on January 7, 2017. He was born in Paterson, NJ the only child of the late Marguerite and Albert Amos. Devoted husband of 57 years to Lillian (Griepenburg). Beloved father of David Albert Amos of Fair Lawn and Kenneth Amos of Bergenfield. Loving grandfather of Patrick Albert Amos and Nicholas Adam Amos. He graduated Pompton Lakes High School in 1957...
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Jennie Giaquinto

December 11, 1912 - January 6, 2017

Jennie Giaquinto (Bianco), a longtime resident of Dumont died Friday, January 6th at the age of 104, at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in NYC and moved to Dumont in 1959 where she lived a healthy and independent life until her last days. Predeceased by her husband, Al Giaquinto, daughter Mary Kiraly Dohm, granddaughters Cynthia Ligouri & Jane Kiraly and several brothers and...
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Connor G. Walsh

December 20, 1993 - January 5, 2017

WALSH, Connor G. 23 died unexpectedly in New Milford on Jan 5, 2017. Beloved son of William and Alice Walsh (nee Gorczycki). Devoted grandson of the late Mary and William Walsh as well as the late Sophie and Edmund Gorczycki. Dear nephew to many aunts and uncles. Dear cousin to Megan, Michael, Matthew, Ryan, Kaely, Alexa and Cory and great-nephew and great-cousin to many. A 2008 graduate of...
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Charles H.F. Blumeling III

January 26, 1935 - January 2, 2017

Charles H.F. Blumeling III of Bergenfield, passed away Monday, January 2, 2017. A loving husband of Carol E. Blumeling, father of Charles IV, Gary, Katherine and Glen. Grandfather of Alison Zahn, Charles V, Christopher and Craig Blumeling, his loving in-laws, John, Karen, Ammie and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Carol, his parents Charles and Gladys, his granddaughter...
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William R. Bauer

August 10, 1941 - December 30, 2016

William R. Bauer, 75, of Dumont passed away on December 30, 2016. He was a Custodian at Lincoln School in Bergenfield retiring in 2003 and an Army Veteran. He was preceeded in death by his mother Helena Gertrude Bartholf, father Frank Richard Bauer, Sr. and sister Gloria Rodas-Wagner. He was the devoted husband of Mary Lou Bauer. Beloved father of William R. Bauer, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth....
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Dorothea M. Verga

April 22, 1924 - December 28, 2016

Dorothea M Verga 92 of Dumont passed away peacefully on December 28, 2016 surrounded by family. Devoted wife of the late Benjamin J Verga, beloved mother of Joseph and Judith Verga, Edward and Elizabeth Verga, Isabelle Verga Driscoll, Lillian and the late Joseph Graviano, Charles and Karen Verga, Dorothy Verga, and the late James Edward Verga. Cherished grandmother of Jeffrey and Shana Verga,...
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Jeremiah Nolan

January 30, 1931 - December 22, 2016

Nolan, Jeremiah on December 22, 2016 of New Milford. Beloved husband of Agnes. Devoted father of Jeremiah, Kathy McGarril, John, Kevin and Deirdre Conrad. Dear brother of Eileen. Loving grandfather of Juliette and the late Joshua. The funeral will leave Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, Friday morning at 9 for the funeral Mass at the Church of the Ascension, New...
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Eleanore M. Shaw

October 27, 1949 - December 21, 2016

Eleanore M. Shaw of Bergenfield passed away on December 22, 2016. Beloved wife of Richard Shaw. Loving mother of Stephanie Shaw and her husband Thomas, Gregory Shaw and his wife Laura, and Christopher Shaw. Dear sister of John Hagen Jr. and his wife Eileen. Cherished grandmother of Austin, Zephyr, and Dashiell. A loving and caring wife, mother, and grandmother Eleanore was a master at Monday...
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Joseph E. Governale

August 5, 1954 - December 20, 2016

Joseph E. Governale, 62, of Dumont passed away on December 20, 2016. Devoted father to the son he adored and showered with unconditional love, Joseph A. Governale and his wife Sharon. Beloved "father" to Jonathan and Justin Osborne and Joseph Cabezas. Loving fiance to Donamarie Jones. Best friend to R.J. his faithful boxer. Joe will be remembered for the great love he had for his family and...
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Edward N. Paul

March 23, 1937 - December 13, 2016

Edward N. Paul, 79, of Dumont passed away on December 13, 2016. He was the owner of Edward N. Paul, Inc. in Dumont. He was very active with the First Dog Training Club in Hillsdale, the Tenafly Pistol Club and enjoyed many other hobbies. Devoted husband of Maureen E. Paul. Beloved father of Kevin Paul and his wife Beth and Colleen Hornberger and her husband Matthew. Loving grandfather of Grace,...
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Grace M. Maier

October 31, 1929 - December 8, 2016

Grace M. Maier, 87, of Dumont passed away on December 8, 2016. She retired as a Supervisor for New York Telephone Co., Bronx, NY. Dear sister of William F. Maier, his wife Margaret and the late Alice Maier. Loving aunt of William F. Maier, wife Dana and their children William IV, Julia, Joseph and Jordan, and Karen Adams, husband Michael and their daughters Madison and Sela. Cousin of Lorraine...
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Bridget McGuire

March 2, 1931 - December 8, 2016

Bridget McGuire (nee Tynan), 85, of Bergenfield passed away on December 8, 2016. She was born in Ballinalee, Co. Longford, Ireland and a parishioner of St. John's Church. Devoted wife of the late Peter McGuire. Beloved mother of Joseph McGuire and his wife Corinne, Mary McGuire and her husband Ronald Carlson, Peter McGuire and his wife Diane and Michael McGuire. Loving grandmother of Brianne,...
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Jessie Pruzinsky

April 5, 1925 - December 7, 2016

Jessie (nee Eaglesham), 91, of Bergenfield passed away on December 7, 2016. Born in Renfrew, Scotland she was a secretary for Teaneck Presbyterian Church. A member of South Presbyterian Church she was an Elder and Deacon, member of the choir and the Tridents. She also was a member of the Scottish Lodge. Devoted wife of the late Charles Pruzinsky. Beloved mother of Catherine Wills and her husband...
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Andrew J. Krivda

October 10, 1932 - December 6, 2016

Krivda, Andrew John, 84 of Bergenfield, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Betty, Andrew is survived by his son Eric and daughter-in-law Nancy of Hackettstown, NJ, his daughters Donna Krivda of Bergenfield, Lori Krivda of Milford, CT, and Janice Kirby and son-in-law Jeff Kirby of Somers, CT. He is also survived by his...
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Alex P. Sacks

September 9, 1923 - December 6, 2016

Alex, P. Sacks of Bergenfield formerly of PA passed away on December 6, 2016. Loving wife of Rose Sacks. Beloved father of Ron Sacks and his wife Judy and Louise Scheeler and her husband Bill. Dear sister of Mary Sommer and husband John of PA and predeceased by 5 sisters. Cherished grandfather of Jessica and Jaclyn Scheeler and uncle of many nieces and nephews. Alex worked for Jaguar Motors and...
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Priscilla A. Gust

December 9, 1934 - December 3, 2016

Priscilla A. Gust (nee Whitmore) of Bergenfield passed away on December 3, 2016. Devoted wife of the late Norman L. Gust. Beloved mother of Norman C. Gust and his wife Sue, Michelle Marcoccio, Laurie Gust and her companion Scot Seiler, Sandra Gust and her fiancé Scott Steinberg, William Gust and his wife Rhesma and Stephen Gust. Loving grandmother of Chiara and Dante Marcoccio and Daniel...
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Erson Jude Argonza

October 28, 1964 - November 25, 2016

Erson Jude Argonza, 52, of Bergenfield passed away on November 25, 2016. Born in Jolo, Sulu, Philippines he was a Draftsman for Railsco in Maplewood, NJ. Devoted husband of Milagros B. Argonza (nee Parungao). Beloved father of Eryn Danielle and Eris Camille Argonza, Cherished son of Mathilde and the late Erasmus Argonza. Dear brother of Rossanna Ordonez, Erma, Eric, Erwin and Erasmus Argonza, Jr....
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Armando L. Sabes

July 4, 1953 - November 25, 2016


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Thomas M. Reilly, Jr.

October 2, 1970 - November 24, 2016

Thomas, M. Reilly Jr. of Bergenfield passed away on November 24, 2016. Beloved son of Patricia and the late Thomas M. Reilly. Cherished husband of Gail Reilly. Proud, loving, and caring father of Emily, Mia, and Jenna. Dear brother of Timothy Mark Reilly and the late Kevin Patrick Reilly. Devoted uncle of Sara Reilly of England. He was the owner and operator of T.R. Landscaping in Bergenfield....
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Joan E. Pall

December 27, 1929 - November 23, 2016

Joan E. Pall, 86, of New Milford passed away on November 23, 2016. Born in West New York, NJ she was an owner and teacher for Bergenfield Ceramic Studio. Devoted wife of Joseph L. Pall. Beloved mother of Diane Hiller and her husband Michael, Debbie Wendelken and her husband Mark and Doreen Lefkandinos and her husband George. Dear sister of Howard Eichler. Loving grandmother to 9 grandchildren and...
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Angelina LaMotta

August 4, 1918 - November 21, 2016

Angelina LaMotta 98 of Hawthorne formerly of Bergenfield passed away on November 21, 2016. Loving wife of the late John F. LaMotta. Beloved mother of John LaMotta and wife Jovita, Charles LaMotta and wife Barbara and Emily Edson. Cherished grandmother of 7 and great grandmother of 11. She was a sales associate at Woolworths in Bergenfield, a member of the Golden Age club of St John's In...
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Arline J. Guerra

January 15, 1936 - November 20, 2016

Arline J. Guerra, 80, of Bergenfield passed away on November 20, 2016. A lifelong resident of Bergenfield she was a retired Secretary for Sony Corp., Teaneck, NJ. Beloved sister of the late Dee Power, Nancy Pagnozzi, Mildred (Sport) Guerra and Frank Guerra, Jr. She is survived by many nieces and nephews. Visiting on Sunday from 4-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield...
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Patrick Joseph Duffy, Jr.

January 27, 1943 - November 15, 2016

Patrick Joseph Duffy Jr., 73, of Dumont passed away on November 15, 2016. He was a Truck Driver for Strubel Sanitation in Bergenfield then Ippolito Inc. in Tenafly. A Lifetime Member and former Trustee of Bergenfield Elks Lodge #1477 he enjoyed playing on its Baseball Team. As a young man he participated in the Bergenfield P.A.L. Boxing program and was a coach for the Bergenfield Little League...
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Gloria Lillian Rodas-Wagner

September 23, 1932 - November 15, 2016

RODAS-WAGNER, Gloria Lillian, 84, of Toms River formerly of Bergenfield passed away on November 15, 2016. She was a retired Switchboard Operator for Stillman and Hoag in Englewood. Cherished daughter of the late Frank and Helena Bauer. Devoted wife of William R. Wagner. Beloved mother of Alfred J. Rodas, Frank R. Rodas and his wife Lynn, and Sheila M. Dippold and her husband Craig. Loving...
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Alison Leigh Verga

May 10, 1981 - November 11, 2016

Alison Leigh Verga 35 of Dumont, NJ passed away peacefully at Villa Marie Claire Hospice Center on November 11, 2016 surrounded by family. Alison is survived by her loving parents, Edward and Elizabeth Verga of Dumont, NJ; Brother Brian Verga of Rochelle Park, NJ and Nephew James. Paternal grandmother, Dorothea Verga; Dear niece of Joseph and Judith Verga, Isabelle Driscoll, Lillian Graviano,...
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Marie J. LaBrie

October 28, 1928 - October 27, 2016

Marie J. LaBrie of Bergenfield passed away on October 27, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Albert A. LaBrie. Loving mother of the late Albert M. LaBrie Jr. Dear sister of Ann Fasanelli. Cherished grandmother of Christina LaBrie. Adored Aunt of Camille, Johnny, and Nicholas Fasanelli and family. Devoted Nanny of the Nikolopoulos Family. She was a mailroom clerk for Equitable Life Insurance Company...
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Grace Johannesen

June 26, 1918 - October 20, 2016

Grace nee Reinertsen Johannesen went to heaven passing peacefully Oct 20. She had been a Naples resident since 2008. Grace was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1918. She married Robert Johannesen in 1941 and lived in Bergenfield, NJ for 54 yrs. where she worked for Parents Magazine. She enjoyed golf, playing scrabble and travelling with her husband and many friends. Grace was predeceased by her husband...
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Louise M. Chervony

July 11, 1925 - October 14, 2016

CHERVONY, Louise nee Breitweiser 91 of Bergenfield passed away on October 14, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Louise "Mickey", "Sugar" was a devoted homemaker and mother and a wonderful cook, known for her meatballs. Predeceased by her husband of nearly 60 years, Joseph. Survived by her brothers John "Jack" Breitweiser of Little Ferry and George Breitweiser and his wife Mary of Fairview....
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Margaret Gillies

July 26, 1926 - October 13, 2016

Margaret "Peggy" Gillies (née Steele) of Bergenfield passed away peacefully on October 13, 2016 at the age of 90. Loving wife of the late Robert E. Gillies. Beloved mother of Richard Gillies and wife Diane, Daniel Gillies and wife Susan, Kenneth Gillies and wife Janet, Janet Gillies, Terry McIndoe and husband Michael, Robert A. Gillies, and Margaret Jane Albert and husband James. Cherished...
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Katherine M. Okeefe

April 22, 1945 - October 9, 2016

Katherine M. Okeefe (nee Kovar) of Harrington Park passed away on October 9, 2016. She had been the Regional Demonstration Supervisor for Kings Supermarkets and an avid tennis player for many years. Devoted wife of William A. Okeefe. Beloved mother of Tracy Okeefe, William M. Okeefe and the late Linda Okeefe-Pellegrin. Loving grandmother of Teryn and Andie Pellegrin and Camy, Sydney and Reid...
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Philip N. Thomas

April 25, 1945 - October 1, 2016


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Janet H. Saito

September 5, 1949 - September 28, 2016

Janet H. Saito (nee Hausmann) of Bergenfield passed away suddenly on September 28, 2016. She was a retired School Teacher for Memorial High School in West New York, NJ. Devoted wife of the late Susumu H. Saito. Beloved mother of Christopher, Peter and Patrick Saito and Maya Bonilla. Loving grandmother of Gabriel S., Mia S. and Sofia K. Saito and Nicholas S. Bonilla. Dear sister of Maryanne Post...
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Tonia McLaughlin

November 13, 1946 - September 28, 2016

McLaughlin, Tonia 69, on September 28, 2016 of Dumont. Beloved wife of William B. McLaughlin. Loving sister of Marianne Robbins and Nicholas J. Campanella. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral will leave Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield on Friday at 9 AM for the Funeral Mass at St. Therese R.C. Church, Cresskill at 9:30 AM. Interment St....
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Christine T. Pascual

March 25, 1955 - September 27, 2016


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Gerald Joseph Jordan

August 6, 1957 - September 21, 2016

Gerald Joseph Jordan, 59, of Bergenfield passed away suddenly on September 21, 2016. Born in Long Island, NY he was a Manager for Welsbach Electric in Queens, NY. A parishioner of St. John's Church he was a Lector, Usher and was very active in all parish activities. He was a member of the Men's Cornerstone and St. John's Council #1345 K of C, Dumont. Devoted husband of Regina Jordan (nee Censullo...
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Margaret Gordon

February 28, 1919 - September 21, 2016

Margaret Gordon(Nee Barchfeld) 97 died peacefully with Valley Hospice on September 21, 2016 at CareOne at Valley. Margaret was one of 4 children, her parents Clara and George predeceased her many years ago. Margaret lived in Bergenfield for over 60 years. She was predeceased by her husband Robert R of 55 years. Margaret was the mother of 2 children Nancy and her Husband Samuel Croot of...
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Margaret J. Horni

December 25, 1918 - September 21, 2016

Margaret J. Horni of Bergenfield passed away on September 19, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Clinton A. Horni. Loving mother of Maureen Ray, Harry Horni and Mike Horni. Cherished grandmother of 8 grandchildren and great grandmother of 9 great grandchildren. Visiting Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at the funeral home on Monday...
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Pellegrino Iasiello

May 1, 1940 - September 20, 2016

Visiting Thursday 4-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church 29 N. Washington Ave, Bergenfield on Friday at 9:45 AM for the Funeral Mass at 10 AM. Entombment, Garden of Memories, Washington Township. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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Karen L. Briglio

June 2, 1966 - September 15, 2016

Karen L. Briglio (Nee Umstead) 50, of Bergenfield passed away on September, 15th 2016. Loving wife of Lawrence Briglio. Beloved daughter of Chester and Lillian Umstead and goddaughter of Eleanor Holick. Cherished mother of Jessica Jamieson and Lawren Briglio. Dear sister of the late Charlene Umstead. Also survived by many loving family members and friends. Visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187...
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Barbara E. Krick

July 18, 1945 - September 14, 2016

Barbara E. Krick (nee Schell) of Dumont passed away on September 14, 2016. Devoted wife of Manfred Krick. Beloved mother of Irene Anevski and her husband Peter and Tina Sheldon and her husband Phil. Loving grandmother of Jacqueline, Kaitlyn and Matthew Anevski. Barbara had worked as a salesperson for Hallmark stores in Bergenfield and Paramus Park. For 10 years she was active in supporting the...
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William J. Barrett

November 24, 1928 - September 8, 2016

William J. Barrett of Dumont passed away on September 8, 2016. Beloved husband of the late H. Elaine Barrett. Loving father of Edward and William T. Barrett. Cherished grandfather of Krystina, Edward Jr., Cordell, and Duvessa Barrett. He was in Corporate Insurance for MetLife Insurance Company. A veteran of the Korean War he was a member of the Gooney Bird Detachment of the Marine Corps. League...
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Cathleen Savino

November 6, 1949 - September 7, 2016

Cathleen Savino(nee Daidone), 66, of Bergenfield passed away on September 7, 2016. Beloved wife of Robert E Savino. Loving mother of Robert J Savino and his wife Elizabeth. Devoted daughter of Mary and the late Joseph Daidone. Dear sister of Joseph Daidone of Hasbrouck Heights NJ, Christine Sanchez of Evans GA, Donald Daidone of Fort Thomas KY, and Carol Mainardi of Elmwood Park NJ. Cherished...
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Gladys R. Acosta

May 1, 1950 - September 6, 2016

Gladys R. Acosta of Northvale, NJ passed away on September 6, 2016. Born in Chimbote, Peru, she was a Cashier for Burger King in New Milford. She was a member of the Legion of Mary in Peru. Devoted wife of Vicente Acosta. Beloved mother of Jorge, Vicente, Henry, Jenny and Cecilia Acosta. Loving grandmother of 5 grandchildren. Dear sister of Maria Lazo, Dora Carbajal, Sylvia Carmichael, Olga...
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Marie Antoinette Manara

February 13, 1947 - September 1, 2016

Marie Antoinette Manara, 69, of Englewood, NJ died unexpectedly on September 1, 2016. Born of Teaneck, NJ, Marie was a graduate of Teaneck High School and retired after over 25 years on staff in the Dietary Unit at the Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ. Marie was the cherished daughter of the late Emile Manara and Angelina Manara (nee Cutro. She was predeceased by her beloved...
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Aristea Bozinos

February 14, 1935 - September 1, 2016

BOZINOS, Aristea on September 1, 2016 of Dumont. She was a member of St. John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church, Tenafly. Beloved wife of the late Christo. Devoted mother of Eleni Corbosiero and husband Michael; Kali Amatrula and husband Mario; and Athanasios Bozinos and wife Elizabeth. Loving grandmother of Stefan, Arielle, Anthony, Christian, Christie, Michael and Julia. All will gather at...
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Dorothy A. Fesen

June 14, 1920 - August 31, 2016

Dorothy, A. Fesen, 96 of New Milford passed away on August 31, 2016. Beloved wife of the late John Fesen (1984). She was born on June 14, 1920 in The Bronx NY to Otto & Margaret Denzau. She was raised in The Bronx where she met her life-long friend Ruthie DiCicco. She met the love of her life Johnny on a NYC subway train and they were married in 1942. Loving mother of John Christopher Fesen and...
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Beatrice G. Kukkonen

January 15, 1922 - August 31, 2016

KUKKONEN, Beatrice(Druskin) on August 31, 2016 of Wimauma, FL formerly of Bergenfield, NJ. Born in Englewood in 1922 Beatrice moved to Bergenfield in 1950. She was a retired secretary for the Bergenfield School System. Beloved widow of Andrew Kukkonen, mother of Beth Politi and grandmother of Andrew Politi and Joseph Polaris. Visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave.,...
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Miriam D. Capone

April 3, 1930 - August 20, 2016

Miriam, D. Capone 86, of Bergenfield passed away on August 20, 2016. Loving wife of Jerome Capone. Beloved mother of Elizabeth Thompson (Lou), Cynthia Chettum (Glenn), Nancy Zingone (Mark), Douglas Capone (Susan), and Paul Capone. Dear sister of Patricia Mazzo and the late Janice Romanelli. Cherished grandmother of Jaimee, Lisa, Christopher, Brooke, Brad, Matthew, Daniel, Christina and...
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Ethel L.Carbonel Rivera

October 3, 1929 - August 19, 2016

Rivera, Ethel L. Carbonel on August 19, 2016 of New Milford. Beloved wife of Benigno. Loving father of Noel, Leno, Elno, Noel, Olen and Nelo. The funeral will leave Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S. Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, Wednesday morning at 9 for the funeral Mass at the Church of the Ascension, New Milford at 9:30. Entombment Garden of Memories, Washington Township. Visiting Monday and...
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Elba C. Bozzo

January 19, 1929 - August 13, 2016

Elba C. Bozzo (nee Castaner), 87, of Dumont passed away on August 13, 2016. Born in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico she was a School Teacher for the New York City Board of Education in Bronx, NY. Devoted wife of the late Ralph Bozzo. Beloved mother of Joanne E. Bozzo and Joseph Bozzo. Dear sister of the late Antonio Castaner. Visiting on Wednesday from 4-9 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington...
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Silvia Calves

July 10, 1922 - July 28, 2016

Silvia Calves age 94, of Bergenfield passed away on July 28, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Guillermo Calves, she is survived by daughter, Nancy McLaughlin and husband Tom; son, Guillermo (Bill) Calves and wife Lilia. Beloved sister of Guillermina Veledo and husband Eulogio; Guillermo Ynda and wife Odilia; and the late Berta Ynda. Cherished grandmother of Mary McLaughlin, Guillermo (Will) Calves...
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Patricia Gibbons

May 18, 1952 - July 26, 2016

Patricia Gibbons 64 of Bergenfield passed away on July 26, 2016. Beloved wife of William L. Gibbons Sr. Loving mother of Annemarie Gibbons and William L Gibbons Jr. and his wife Katie. Dear sister of Rosemarie Beekman and family and sister-in-law of Kenneth Gibbons and family and Carol Kiminick and family. Patricia was born in NYC and lived in Bergenfield for her early years of life. She was a...
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