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Phyllis E. Rosen

April 27, 1941 - November 26, 2020

Phyllis E. Rosen, of Monroe Twp., passed away Thursday, November 26, 2020 at home. She was 79. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she lived in Kendall Park and Delray Beach, Florida, before moving to Concordia in Monroe Twp. Phyllis was the real estate broker owner of ERA Cross County Realty in South Brunswick for many years. She was a member of the New Jersey Realtor Association. She belonged...
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Emanuele "Manny" Giglio

October 7, 1952 - November 25, 2020

Emanuele "Manny" Giglio, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at home. He was 68. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in North Brunswick most of his life. He was drafted in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Manny owned Brother's Garage Doors for over 20 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Peace RC Church in North Brunswick. Manny had many hobbies and interests. He was...
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Kusumben J. Patel

February 27, 1931 - November 25, 2020

Kusumben J. Patel, of Kendall Park, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at home. She was 89. Born in Kampala, Uganda, she came to the United States in 1973, residing in Kendall Park. Mrs. Patel worked for Myron Manufacturer in Hackensack many years ago. For the past several years she enjoyed being a homemaker. She's predeceased by her husband Jagdishbhai C. Patel (d. 2002), and...
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Joseph E. Schmidt

February 22, 1928 - November 16, 2020

Joseph E. Schmidt, of Milltown, passed away peacefully Monday, November 16, 2020. He was 92 years old. Born in South Bend, Indiana, he moved to Metuchen, NJ after his freshman year in high school. He lived in Edison before moving to Milltown 54 years ago. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church in Milltown. After attending Rutgers for two years, Joe was drafted into the U.S...
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Quinta Cannataro

January 7, 1947 - November 15, 2020

Quinta Cannataro, of East Brunswick, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 73. Born in Cosenza, Italy, she came to New York in 1970. She's lived in East Brunswick for the past 40 years. Quinta belonged to the Kingdom Hall of Jehova Witnesses in Old Bridge. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and helping everyone. ...
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Kirti R. Amin

July 18, 1955 - November 8, 2020

Kirti Ramanbhai Amin, of Jersey City, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Palisades Medical Center in North Bergen. He was 65. Born in Nairobi, Kenya, he grew up in India, before coming to the United States. He moved to Jersey City in 1992. Kirti was a very honest and honorable man of dignity and integrity. His joy for maintaining relations and socializing kept his family and friends ...
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Rafael Naul Alvarado-Jorge

March 24, 1953 - November 5, 2020

Rafael Naul Alvarado-Jorge (para el obituario en español ver abajo) Rafael Naul Alvarado-Jorge, of Fords, passed away Thursday November 5, 2020 at home. He was 67. Born in San Francisco de Macoris, Dominican Republic, he came to the United States in 1970. He lived in Perth Amboy most of his life before moving to Fords six years ago. Rafael worked for Bainbridge in Cranbury, for 34...
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Hiami Sfeir

March 25, 1948 - November 2, 2020

Hiami Sfeir, of North Brunswick, passed away Monday, November 2, 2020 at Bayshore Hospital in Holmdel. He was 72. Born in Rayfoun, Lebanon, he came to the United States many years ago. He's lived in North Brunswick for over 40 years. Hiami was retired. He was a parishioner of St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church in Somerset. He enjoyed watching tennis and golf on TV. Surviving is his...
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Ida Rose

September 19, 1921 - October 31, 2020

Ida Rose, formerly of North Brunswick, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the Martin and Edith Stein Assistant Living in Somerset. She was 99. Born in the Bronx, NY, she lived in North Brunswick for several years, before moving to Somerset. She was a secretary for Diamond Supply Co. in New Brunswick before retiring. Ida was a member of Congregation Ahavas Achim in Highland...
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Madhuben Patel

October 17, 1938 - October 29, 2020

Madhuben of Narsanda, passed away surrounded by her children & family on Thursday, October 29th. She was 82 years of age. Born in Gujarat, she lived most of her wholesome life in India. She lived a very fulfilling life that inspired many. She was a mother to 4, grandmother to 8 and great grandmother to 4 children. She was strong, independent, and kind till the end of her life. She was loving...
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Orhan Sati

February 10, 1938 - October 26, 2020

Orhan Sati, of Milltown, passed away at home with his family by his side on Monday, October 26, 2020. He was 82 years old. Born and raised in Edirne, Turkey, Orhan served in the Turkish Military. He came to America in 1966 and lived in Queens before moving to Milltown 49 years ago. He attended NYU earning a Master's degree in Civil Engineering. He worked for URS Consultants in Paramus...
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Nilamkumar Patel

July 22, 1972 - October 22, 2020

Nilamkumar Patel, of Howell, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch. He was 48. Born in Sarsa, Gujarat, India, he came to the United States in 2010. He resided in Howell for the past year. Nilam worked for Amvan LCC for the past 6 years. He enjoyed traveling. Surviving is his wife Binitaben; his mother Sarojben Patel; his son Om and his...
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Carmen Anaya Acevedo

April 6, 1939 - October 15, 2020

Carmen Anaya Acevedo, of East Brunswick, N.J. passed away on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at Alaris Health at Riverton in Rahway. She was 81. Carmen was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1939 as the third child of Cristino Anaya and Aurelia Acevedo. She grew up and lived in Puerto Rico in 1994 when she came to New York and lived in Long Island and Queens before moving to East Brunswick. She...
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Harvey A. Braverman

November 12, 1940 - October 12, 2020

Harvey A. Braverman, of Monroe Township, passed away Monday, October 12, 2020 at the Jewish Home in Freehold. He was 79. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Piscataway most of his life. He lived in North Brunswick before moving to Monroe eleven years ago. Harvey was a Professor of Math for both Rutgers University and Middlesex County College. He earned a PHD in Mathematics from CUNY. He...
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Josephine L. Howlin

March 8, 1963 - October 10, 2020

Josephine L. Howlin, of North Brunswick, passed away Saturday, October 10, 2020 at home at the age of 57. She was born in Plainfield and lived in New Brunswick before moving to North Brunswick where she lived for over 15 years. Josephine worked for Webcraft in North Brunswick before devoting her time to raising her family. She was the owner and manager of Patrick's Pub located in New...
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Paul M. Asmar

October 3, 1963 - October 7, 2020

Paul M. Asmar, of Somerset, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 57. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, he moved to Somerset in 1994. He was a parishioner of St. Sharbel Maronite Catholic Church in Somerset, where his father Monsignor Maroun Asmar served as pastor. He helped his father with ushering during the masses. ...
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John "Mac" McElhaney

February 28, 1956 - October 3, 2020

John J. "Mac" McElhaney, of Monroe Township, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020 at Merwick Rehab Center in Plainsboro. He was 64. Born in New Brunswick, he lived in Somerset, Milltown and Pine Beach before moving to Monroe last year. Mac worked for the Middlesex County Parks Department for many years, retiring in 2009. He was an avid drag racer and enjoyed racing RC cars. He's...
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Russell A. Gray

November 20, 1933 - September 23, 2020

Russell A. Gray passed away suddenly on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at Bella Terra Independent Living in Jackson. He was 86. Born in Milltown, he lived most of his life in North Brunswick. He retired to Hampstead, North Carolina before moving to Jackson in 2019. Russ served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. Before retiring, he had a long career in banking as a...
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Judith Murray

December 29, 1957 - September 19, 2020

Judith (Klenzmann) Murray, of Milltown, passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at home. She was 62. Born in Perth Amboy, she lived in Iselin and Piscataway, before moving to Milltown 15 years ago. She was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church in Milltown. Judy was selfless, always thinking of and taking care of others. She loved her beach vacations, traveling with her husband...
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Richard Michael Torraca, II

January 28, 1978 - September 15, 2020

Richard Michael Torraca II, of Milltown, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. He was 42. Born in New Brunswick, he lived most of his life in Milltown. He was in the Boy Scouts Troop 33 and served as an altar boy at Our Lady of Lourdes in Milltown. Rich graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in political science. Rich was very proud of his time working for...
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Sylvia Chiappetta

May 11, 1937 - September 15, 2020

Sylvia Chiappetta, of North Brunswick, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro. She was 83. Born in Messina, Italy, she came to the United States in 1950. She resided in NYC and New Brunswick before moving to North Brunswick 61 years ago. Sylvia was a lifelong communicant of St. Mary of Mt. Virgin RC Church in New Brunswick. She was a member of...
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Lena D. King

February 22, 1942 - September 15, 2020

Lena D. King, of New Brunswick, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in the loving care of her daughter Gia. She was 78. Born in Mobile, Alabama, she lived in Florida and Newark before moving to New Brunswick in 1980. Lena served in the United States Navy where she met her husband Vince. Most recently she worked for the United States Post Office Kilmer branch. She enjoyed playing...
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Savitaben I. Patel

April 15, 1938 - September 13, 2020


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Robert J. Davey, Jr.

March 4, 1965 - September 9, 2020

Robert J. Davey Jr, of Milltown, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. He was 55. Born in Irvington, he grew up in North Plainfield before moving to Milltown, New Jersey 20 years ago. Bob was an accountant for Huston Lumber & Supply in North Plainfield off and on for 25 years. A sports enthusiast, Bob loved coaching Milltown Little League baseball, where he...
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Alan Nay Czaplinski

September 26, 1953 - September 3, 2020

Alan P. Czaplinski was born on September 26, 1953 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He died on September 3, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Alan graduated from New Brunswick High School and attended Middlesex County College. He was employed by Johnson & Johnson for more than 30 years and then retired from another career with the New Jersey Turnpike on March 1, 2020. He was known by his...
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Robert F. Guise

September 14, 1921 - September 3, 2020

With a heavy heart we have to say goodbye to a wonderful Dad, Pop Pop and a friend on Thursday, September 3, 2020, just shy of his 99th birthday on September 14th. Robert Guise previously lived in Milltown for 82 years where he was born, raised and raised a family of his own, before moving to Monroe Township in 2003. He was employed at the Middlesex County Sheriff's Department for 20 years...
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Grace V. Nelson

August 30, 1920 - August 29, 2020

Grace Vivian Nelson, formerly of Piscataway, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 202 at The Residences of Quarry Hill, in Burlington VT, just hours before her 100th birthday, at the age of 99.997 years. She was well-known for her hard-working and generous nature. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut on August 30, 1920. Her parents were Charles Mark Nelson and Anne (aka Annie) Tuxford...
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Michael J. Sisco

June 27, 1953 - August 23, 2020

Michael J. Sisco, of Milltown, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. He was 67. Born and raised in New Brunswick, he attended St. Peter's School and graduated from New Brunswick High School. He moved to Milltown in 1992. Michael was a steamfitter by trade. He worked for the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union 9 in Englishtown, retiring in 2012...
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Bhanumati Patel

June 11, 1941 - August 19, 2020

Bhanumati I. Patel, of East Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at home. She was 79 years old. Born in Kenya, she came to the United States in 1973. She lived in Kenya before moving to East Brunswick, 47 years ago. Mrs. Patel loved to cook and looked forward to hosting celebrations with her family and friends. She was devoted to God and took an active role in her local...
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Ivoneide de Oliveira Coelho

April 22, 1963 - August 17, 2020

Ivoneide de Oliveira Coelho, of Long Branch, passed away August 17, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 57. Born in Porcoes, Brazil, she came to the United States in 2001. She's lived in Long Branch for the past 19 years. She was a faithful member of the World Worship Church. Ivoneide was the daughter of Julio and Iany Coelho. Surviving is her...
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Margaret A. Caubet

December 16, 1981 - August 8, 2020

Margaret Anne Caubet of Milltown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 38. Born in Staten Island, she lived most of her life in Edison. She attended St. Matthew School, is a graduate of Bishop Ahr High School and attended Rutgers University in New Brunswick. She worked as a paralegal for Messer North America in...
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Michael S. Canto

January 7, 1979 - August 6, 2020

Michael S. Canto, of Milltown, passed away Thursday, August 6, 2020. He was 41. Born in Burlington, North Carolina, he lived in Milltown most of his life. Michael owned S.M. General Contracting LLC in Toms River. Previously he worked for EZ Auto Glass in Edison. Michael was very artistic, specializing in mirror etching. He enjoyed fishing and fixing up vintage motorcycles. ...
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Georges N. Nammour

September 8, 1948 - August 6, 2020

Georges Naim Nammour, 71, of North Brunswick, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, August 6th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family after a protracted battle with cancer. George was born in Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon on September 8, 1948. son of the late Naim and Aziza Nammour but raised in Bkassine. After his studies he held positions at Beirut International Airport and worked in Saudi...
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Sidney Silver

December 22, 1928 - July 30, 2020

Sidney Silver husband of the late Jean Silver passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 30th, 2020. Sid was born and raised in Brooklyn by his late parents Sol and Sadie Silver. He served in U.S. Army from 1950-1956. Sid and Jean married in 1961. They eventually left Brooklyn to build a home in Kendall Park, where they resided over 40 years. Sid worked for the Coca-Cola Bottling Company...
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Mohanlal Siddhapara

April 14, 1940 - July 28, 2020

Mohanlal Siddhapara, of Edison, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at JFK Hospital in Edison. He was 80. Born in Amreli, Gujarat India, he came to the United States in 1990. He lived in Jersey City, Easton, PA before moving to Edison 11 years. Mohan worked for Map of Easton for 11 years, before retiring in 2005. He enjoyed reading and spending time with his family. Surviving is his wife...
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Vinnie F. Caputo, Jr.

July 27, 2020

Vincent F. Caputo Jr. of North Brunswick passed away Monday, July 27, 2020. He was 30. Vinnie was an athlete who played hockey with the Junior Olympic team and spent many summers traveling to baseball tournaments cheered on by his family. He loved working outdoors and caring for children. A connoisseur of fine fragrances and fly shoes, he always dressed to impress. He dreamt big and loved...
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Jeremy A. Schnatter

June 4, 1975 - July 26, 2020

Jeremy A. Schnatter, of Milltown, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020 at home. He was 45. Born and raised in New Brunswick, he lived in Milltown for the past 20 years. Jeremy loved antiquing and going to flea markets. He had a good ear for music and was an extraordinary guitar and bass player. He also enjoyed fishing. Jeremy had the sweetest heart and his lifework was to make people...
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Thomas R. Duffy, Jr.

July 15, 1945 - July 17, 2020

Thomas R. Duffy, Jr., of Highland Park, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 75. Born in Secaucus, he lived in Highland Park most of his life. Tom received a bachelor's degree in social work from New Jersey State College. Before retiring he worked for the NJ Commission of the Blind in New Brunswick. Tom was a parishioner of...
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Thomas F. O'Shea, Sr.

July 9, 1937 - July 17, 2020

Thomas F. O'Shea, Sr., formerly of Highland Park, passed away Friday, July 17, 2020. He was 83. Born in New Brunswick, he lived in Highland Park most of his life, before moving to Manahawkin fifteen years ago. He was a 1956 graduate of St. Peter's High School in New Brunswick. He earned his bachelor's degree in business in just three years from Seton Hall University. From his early years...
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Stanley P. Zawacki

July 11, 1945 - July 12, 2020

Stanley P. Zawacki, of Milltown, passed away Sunday, July 12, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He just turned 75 on July 11th. Born and raised in Newark, he moved to Milltown in 1977. He served in the United States Army from 1967 – 1972. Stan was a member of the NYSA-ILA Teamsters Union before retiring in 2014. He worked as a clerk in the office of...
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Barbara J. Battyanyi

July 17, 1936 - July 11, 2020

With profound sadness, we announce that Barbara Joan Sellner Battyanyi, 83, passed away peacefully at home and surrounded by loved ones on July 11, 2020. She was born on July 17, 1936 in Linden, NJ, to parents Joseph and Florence (Calloway) Sellner, and grew up in North Plainfield. Her family moved to Milltown when she was 13, where Barbara lived for 66 years before moving to Old Bridge 3...
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May Y. Wong

December 27, 1935 - July 9, 2020

May Y. Wong, formerly of Milltown, passed away on Thursday July 9, 2020 at her residence in Philadelphia. She was 84. Born in Canton, China, she came to the United States over 60 years ago. She was a graduate of Boston College and has lived in Hong Kong, Tapeai Taiwan, Boston MA and Bloomfield NJ before moving to Milltown in 1969. She and her husband moved to Philadelphia in 2017. May loved...
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Joan Hermsen

May 16, 1931 - July 6, 2020

Joan Hermsen passed away peacefully on Monday, July 6th 2020 at the Menlo Park Veterans Home in Edison. She was 89. Born in New Brunswick, she lived most of her life in Edison and Orlando, FL. She enjoyed music and dancing, gardening, sewing and playing Scrabble. Joan was a loving mother of six children and five grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband John Hermsen, son Alan...
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Helen E. Marshall

December 10, 1929 - June 28, 2020

Helen E. Marshall, of Milltown, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, June 28, 2020. She was 90. Born and raised in New Brunswick, she moved to Milltown in 1963. Helen was a supervisor for Revlon in Edison, before retiring in 1992. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church in Milltown and a member of the Altar Rosary Society. Helen loved reading and being with her family...
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Jo-An Barbara Cossa

December 13, 1960 - June 27, 2020

Jo-An Barbara Cossa, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge. She was 59. Born in NYC, she lived in Spotswood before moving to Old Bridge. Jo-An was employed for the past 19 years with ShopRite in Spotswood. She currently was working in their Seafood Department. JoJo was a friend to everybody and had a special place in her heart for all children...
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Rosemarie Stelzle

January 31, 1943 - June 25, 2020

Rosemarie Stelzle, of Piscataway, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at home, surrounded by her family. She was 77. Born in Newark, she grew up in Highland Park. She lived in Hackensack, Highland Park, and Edison before moving to Piscataway in 1997. Rosemarie was school bus driver for years and then drove for MCATS ty MCATS Transportation. She currently drove for SEWA Adult Day Care in...
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John J. Shanahan

August 28, 1929 - June 20, 2020

John Joseph Shanahan of Milltown, NJ passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020, at home in the loving embrace of his family at the age of 90 years old. Born in Cork, Ireland a 4th generation baker, he came to the United States in 1957. John and his devoted wife, Kathleen "Kay", opened the S&S Bake shop in Milltown in 1969. Most famous for his Irish soda bread, John's rye bread and kifli were...
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Georges Wahib Moukarzel

April 20, 1970 - June 9, 2020

Georges W. Moukarzel, of New Brunswick, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020. He was 50. Born in Freike, Lebanon, he came to the United States in 1992. He lived in Somerset before moving to East Brunswick. Georges a partner of Victory Cab in New Brunswick, since 1995. He was a workaholic who enjoyed nice things. Good food, good friends, fashion, politics, and a special heart for Lebanon,...
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Purshottam C. Patel

June 5, 1937 - June 7, 2020

Purshottam C. Patel, of South Brunswick, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at home. He was 83. Born in Kunjarao, India, he came to the United States in 1987. He's lived in South Brunswick for the past 15 years. While living in India, Purshottam was a farmer. After arriving in the United States he worked for a family hotel business. He enjoyed gardening and being with his family. ...
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Salvatore A. Fama

March 22, 1946 - June 2, 2020

Salvatore A. Fama of Milltown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 2nd at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Gualtieri Sicamino, Messina, Italy. Upon coming to the United States, he resided in North Brunswick before moving to Milltown in 1977. Sal was a mason all of his adult life. He was a congregant of St. Mary's Church in New Brunswick. He was a loyal fan of the...
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Padma P. Parmar

January 22, 1946 - May 29, 2020

Padma P. Parmar, of Dayton, passed away Friday, May 29, 2020 at home. She was 74. Born in Dehgam, India, she came to the United States in 1987. She resided in Edison before moving to Dayton several years ago. Mrs. Parmar worked for Industrial Techridge Corp in Edison for 18 years, before retiring. She enjoyed cooking, and spending time with family and grandchildren. She's...
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Carol (Apicella) Prykanowski

September 8, 1943 - May 28, 2020

Carol A. Prykanowski, of Hamilton Twp., passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Castle Hill Nursing Home in Union City. She was 76. Born in New Brunswick, she was raised in Milltown. She lived in Hightstown and Lawrenceville before moving to Hamilton Twp. in 2002. Carol worked as a bookkeeper for Mercer County, for over 20 years, retiring in 2008. She was a member of the Red Hats Society,...
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Richard Arthur Barbely

October 11, 1947 - May 24, 2020

Richard Arthur Barbely of South Brunswick passed away Sunday, May 24th at Saint Peters University Hospital after a long illness. He was 72 years old. Richard was born in New Brunswick and raised in Milltown before moving to South Brunswick in 1973. For 44 years, he founded, owned and operated Tech Abrasive Supply Company. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church and a...
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Carlos G. Ramirez-Garcia

August 28, 1992 - May 19, 2020

Carlos G. Ramirez-Garcia, of Hightstown, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020. He was 27. Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, he came to the United States in 2001. He worked in his families landscaping business. He enjoyed listening to rap, reggaeton, R&B his favorite artists were The Weeknd, Post Malone, Lynyrd Skynyrd. He had a sweet tooth and enjoyed making smoothies. He loved to eat White Castle...
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Eleanor Berkowitz

January 18, 1923 - May 13, 2020

Eleanor Berkowitz, of Somerset, passed away Wednesday May 13th, 2020 at Willow Creek in Somerset. She was 97. Born in New York, she lived in Teaneck before moving to Somerset 15 years ago. Eleanor loved many activities including playing cards (Duplicate Bridge) and reading. She's predeceased by her husband Irving Berkowitz, her son Michael Paul, her son-in-law Michael Zolotorow and...
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Harbhajan Kaur Goomer

June 14, 1929 - May 10, 2020

Harbhajan Kaur Goomer passed away peacefully on May 10, 2020. She was 90 years old. She was born on June 14, 1929 in the town of Naushera in Punjab, Pakistan. She married Devinder Singh Goomer in 1951 and was married for 68 loving years. She was a Montessori teacher in Jabalpur, India before emigrating to England in 1960 with her husband and two sons. Harbhajan Kaur played an...
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De'Chon Rasheid Goolsby

March 12, 2001 - May 6, 2020

De'Chon Rasheid Goolsby, of Newark, NJ was called home on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at St. Michael's Hospital in Newark. He was 19 years old. Born in Newark, he lived there most of his life. De'Chon was a graduate of America History High School; during his time there, he was a constant honor roll student. In addition, he was a member of the marching band at Weequahic High School playing the...
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Edward Little

August 12, 1937 - May 3, 2020

Edward Little of Irvington, NJ, passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at the age of 82. He attended Dunbar High School, in Baltimore, Maryland. He then moved to Brooklyn, NY and lived there for many years. He met his late wife Thelma Little and they moved to Irvington, NJ where he resided for over 30 years as a widower. Edward Little worked for DureX Inc., a Union-based metal fabrication and...
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Henry J. Barbano

August 3, 1944 - May 3, 2020

Henry J. Barbano, of Milltown, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, May 3, 2020. He was 75. He was born at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC, where his father was an army doctor. He lived in New Brunswick most of his life, moving to Milltown 30 years ago. He studied at Parsons School of Design and received a BFA in Illustration from the Philadelphia College of Art. Henry was a...
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Joseph M. Horvath

September 2, 1963 - May 3, 2020

Joseph Michael Horvath of North Brunswick passed away Sunday May 3rd 2020 at his home with his wife by his side. He was 56 years old. Joseph was born and raised in New Brunswick before moving to North Brunswick. He worked for Rutgers University as a housing maintenance foreman for over 30 years. Joseph loved basketball, his favorite team being The Brooklyn Nets. He also enjoyed fishing,...
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Rosemary Edly

March 5, 1949 - May 3, 2020

Rosemary Edly, of East Brunswick, passed away Sunday, May 03, 2020 at Care One in East Brunswick. She was 71. Born in New Brunswick, she lived in East Brunswick all of her life. Rosemary held various secretarial and clerk positions over the years. Most recently she worked for Blockbuster in East Brunswick, retiring in 2011. She loved animals and music, and was a big supporter of St....
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Hector Euceda

April 4, 1964 - May 2, 2020

Héctor Enrique Euceda was a loved husband for 35 years and a loving father to his three children. He was born in Tela, Atlántida, Honduras. Arrived in the USA USA In 1990. He worked all his life driving a truck. Hector had 8 siblings and frequently traveled back to Honduras to see his parents and family. He was the backbone of his family and he dedicated his entire life to providing a better...
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Chandrakant J. Parekh

November 7, 1946 - April 30, 2020

Chandrakant J. Parekh, of Monroe Twp., passed away in the early hours on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro. He was 73 years old and lived a vibrant life. Born in Mumbai, India, he came to the United States in the late 1970's. He resided in West Orange, NJ for over 20 years before moving to Monroe Twp., NJ 9 years ago. Chandrakant worked for Pfizer and then...
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Maria Amador

August 21, 1935 - April 28, 2020

Maria Amador, of Milltown, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 84. Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, she lived in Brooklyn, NY before moving to Milltown over 40 years ago. Maria was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church in Milltown. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She's...
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Frank Badics, Sr.

January 31, 1936 - April 28, 2020

Frank Badics, of Milltown, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Parker at Monroe. He was 84. Born in Hungary, he lived most of his life in Milltown. Frank worked for Ford Motor Co. in Edison as a lineman, before retiring. He loved gardening and was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church in Milltown. He's predeceased by his wife Theresa M. Badics (d. 2007) and his daughter...
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Michael Johnson

June 6, 1949 - April 23, 2020

Michael Johnson, was born on June 6, 1949 in Newark, New Jersey to the late Willard and Mabel (Allen) Johnson. He passed away April 23, 2020 at East Orange Veterans Medical Center in East Orange, New Jersey. He was seventy years old. Michael Johnson, or Mike as he was more commonly known, graduated from Weequahic High School in 1967 in Newark, New Jersey. Michael served in the United...
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Rebel L. Robertson III

August 31, 1936 - April 23, 2020

Rebel L. Robertson III, of North Brunswick, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 83. He was born in Tyler, Texas and raised in Splendora. He relocated to NJ where he met his wife of 57 years, Betty. Rebel and Betty lived in North Brunswick most of their lives. Rebel served in the United States Marine Corps and was a...
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Consuelo Avila Colindres

October 3, 1944 - April 20, 2020

Consuelo Avila Colindres, of Somerset, passed away Monday, April 20, 2020 at Beth Israel Hospital in Newark. She was 75. Born in Progresso, Yoro, Honduras, she came to the United States in 1992. She lived in New Brunswick before moving to Somerset. Consuelo, a warrior woman, dedicated her life to her family. She was the matriarch and heart of us all. Consuelo raised her six children and...
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Richard F. Fedosh

August 15, 1933 - April 18, 2020

Richard F. Fedosh, of East Brunswick, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 86. Born in Elizabeth, he lived in East Brunswick and Loveladies, NJ. Richard served in the United States Airforce. He retired from IBM Corporation after 27 years. He is predeceased by his wife Lynne (Wiley) Fedosh (d. 1992). Surviving are...
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Carol Antal

October 15, 1939 - April 18, 2020

Carol (DeVino) Antal was the third daughter of Gerald and Caroline DeVino, born October 15, 1939 in Hillside, NJ. She moved with her family to Elizabeth where she attended Battin High School, graduating in 1958. After graduation she moved with her family to Colonia, NJ where she lived until her marriage to Normal Antal of New Brunswick, NJ in October of 1971. Thereafter, she lived in New...
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Catherine A. "Kit" Burns

June 29, 1939 - April 17, 2020

Catherine A. "Kit" Burns, of Milltown, passed away from complications of COVID-19 Friday, April 17, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. She was 80 years old. Born in Atlantic City, she lived in Newark and East Brunswick before moving to Milltown in 1997. She worked for Verizon for thirty-three years, first as a telephone operator and then as a records...
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Mario Starace

March 22, 1936 - April 16, 2020

Mario Starace, of Linden, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020 at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 84. Born in Vico Equense, Naples, Italy, he was one of 8 children. He came to the United States in 1963, and lived in Elizabeth before moving to Linden 47 years ago. Before retiring he worked for Jiffy Products in Somerset for over 20 years. He was a member of the Ribera Club...
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Thomas M. Raslowsky

March 10, 1952 - April 16, 2020

Thomas M. Raslowsky, of Milltown, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 68. Born in Jersey City, he lived in Fords and North Brunswick before moving to Milltown 39 years ago. Tom recently retired after a long career in the alarm and security industry. He was enjoying retirement to the fullest and enjoyed the simple things...
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Ralph Hodgson, Jr.

March 15, 1948 - April 15, 2020

Ralph F. Hodgson, Jr., of North Brunswick NJ, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. He was 72. Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on March 15, 1948, he was the son of Ralph F. and Margaret A. Hodgson. He was a graduate of Meyers High School and Wilkes University. He obtained his Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from Temple University. He raised...
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Ronaldo Ferreira

March 30, 1961 - April 12, 2020

Ronaldo Ferreira, of Sayreville, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Raritan Bay Hospital in Perth Amboy. He was 58. Born in Compos Altos, Minas Gerais, Brazil, he came to the United States in 1986. He resided in South River before moving to Sayreville 6 years ago. Ronaldo worked for T. Fiotakis Construction in Edison, for the past 25 years. He was a member of The World We Worship...
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Victor D. Barus

April 5, 1930 - April 12, 2020

Victor D. Barus, "Pop" passed away peacefully on Sunday April 12, 2020 at his home in Milltown, NJ. He was 90 years old. Born in East Brunswick, Victor was a proud resident of Milltown where he lived most of his life. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War and was honored as a Hometown Hero in 2012. Victor owned Vic's Auto Parts & Service in East Brunswick, providing a service...
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Elizabeth "Bess" Haefner

March 10, 1933 - April 12, 2020

Elizabeth "Bess" Haefner, of Milltown, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Princeton Medical Center in Plainsboro. She was 87. Born in the Parlin section of Sayreville, she came to Milltown at an early age and resided there until her death. She graduated from Milltown Public Schools, New Brunswick High School and Trenton State College with a BA in Elementary Education. Mrs. Haefner earned...
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Salvatore Lubrano

July 7, 1937 - April 12, 2020

Salvatore Lubrano of Kendall Park, NJ passed away on Sunday April 12, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick, NJ at the age of 82 years old. Salvatore was born in Monte Di Procida, Italy on July 7, 1937. He came to the United States in 1967 residing in Brooklyn, NY, then moved to North Brunswick, NJ then Kendall Park, NJ in 2008. Salvatore was a fisherman in Italy...
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Surendra Hariray Jagad

October 28, 1933 - April 10, 2020

It is always difficult saying goodbye to someone we love and cherish; it saddens us to say goodbye to a truly beloved individual. On Friday, April 10th at 3:53 pm, Surendra Hariray Jagad, 87, passed away at RWJ Hospital in Somerset. He passed away due to complications stemming from the COVID-19 virus. Surendra was born on October 28th,1933 in Khambhat, India to Father, Hariray Jagad, and Mother,...
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Sofiya Antimoni

March 3, 1922 - April 10, 2020

Sofiya Antimoni, of Somerset, passed away Friday, April 10, 2020 at Regency Heritage in Somerset. She was 98. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, she lived there most of her life working as an attorney in the St. Petersburg's Attorneys Association. She was a survivor of a Siege of Leningrad during WWII. Sofiya came to the United States in 1992 and resided in Brooklyn, NY for 15 years, before...
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Yefim Lipkin

October 23, 1939 - April 9, 2020

Yefim Lipkin, of New Brunswick, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 80. Born in Priluki, Ukraine in 1939, his family had to escape during the World War II and had settled in Bryansk, Russia during the post war years. Yefim received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Bryansk Engineering College. After the graduation he worked as an...
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Adolphus L. Adkins

January 1, 1962 - April 9, 2020

Adolphus Llewellyn Adkins transitioned peacefully on April 9, 2020 in Perth Amboy, NJ at the age of 58 after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. Adolphus Llewellyn Adkins was born on January 1, 1962 in Elizabeth, NJ to Inez and Albert Adkins. He graduated from Perth Amboy High School in 1980. He joined the Army the same year, becoming a sharpshooter and also received Overseas Service...
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Emma (Worsham) Coston

October 5, 1946 - April 8, 2020

Emma Jean Coston, of Franklin Township, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 75. Born and raised in New Brunswick, she lived there most of her life. Emma Jean worked for Willow Creek Nursing Home in Franklin Township before retiring. She enjoyed sewing and cooking and being an overall homemaker. She's predeceased by her husband John...
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Theresa Corris

November 11, 1922 - April 8, 2020

Theresa "Terry" (Giammona) Corris, age 97, passed away peacefully on April 8, 2020 at Park Place Center in Monmouth Junction, NJ.She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend, who brought joy to so many people throughout the course of her life. Terry's highest praise for someone was when she called them a "hard worker" — probably because she worked so hard...
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Anne A. Eisengart

December 19, 1931 - April 8, 2020

Anne A. Eisengart, formerly of Queens, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at Regence Nursing Home in Somerset. She was 88. Born in Brooklyn, she lived in Queens most of her life. She received a bachelor's degree from New York University. Anne worked in her late husband's accounting firm, Seymour Eisengart Accounting in Briarwood, NY. She was a member of the Broadway Jewish Center in...
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Kishore Nadkarni

October 27, 1938 - April 7, 2020

Kishore Nadkarni, Ph.D., of East Brunswick, New Jersey, passed away on the morning of April 7, 2020, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. He was 81 years old. Kishore was born in Karwar, on the west coast of India to Anand and Ramabai Nadkarni. He was educated in various cities on the west coast of India before graduating from The Royal Institute of Science at the...
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Annamma Swankutty

September 27, 1962 - April 6, 2020

Annamma Swankutty, of Spotswood, passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Old Bridge. She was 57. Born in Ponga, Kerala, India, she came to the United States in 2012. She's resided in Spotswood for the past 8 years. Annamma was a congregant of St. Mary's Orthodox Church of India in Linden. She was a very prayerful person, always thinking of others. She's...
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Mark M. Goldstein

November 29, 1951 - April 6, 2020

Mark M. Goldstein, of Millstone Twp., passed away Monday, April 6, 2020 at Centra State Medical Center in Freehold. He was 68. Born in Woodbury, NJ, he lived in Pennsauken and Browns Mills before moving to Millstone Twp. 28 years ago. Mark worked for Carter Wallace in Cranbury, as an IT Director before retiring. He was an avid fan of the Ancient Aliens TV show. He was a historian of...
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Mary Urban

March 21, 1926 - April 4, 2020

Mary Urban, of Whiting, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Community Medical Center in Toms River. She was 94. Born in Perth Amboy, she grew up there and lived in Rahway and Clark before moving to Whiting in 1999. Mary was an inspector for Airtron in Morris Plains for 30 years, before retiring in 1988. She was raised in the Ukranian Catholic Church of the Assumption in Perth Amboy,...
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Victor Luis Feliciano

May 27, 1958 - March 29, 2020

Victor Luis Feliciano, of Edison, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 61. Born in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, he lived in New Brunswick before moving to Edison 24 years ago. He was a shipping and receiving Supervisor for Akzo Nobel in New Brunswick for 25 years, before retiring. Victor was a member of the Reformed Church of Highland Park. He...
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Alla Sazhin

November 7, 1937 - March 29, 2020

Alla Sazhin, of Manalapan, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Roosevelt Care Center in Old Bridge. She was 82. Born in Bucharest, Romania, she came to the United States in 1976. She resided in Brooklyn before moving to Manalapan 20 years ago. Alla worked as a machine operator in Brooklyn before retiring in 2000. She's predeceased by her husband Yuri Sazhin (d. 2005). Surviving...
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Lynne E. Bachonski

June 9, 1962 - March 25, 2020

Lynne Elizabeth Bachonski, of East Brunswick, passed away peacefully at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, after fighting a seven-month battle with cancer. She was 57. Born in New Brunswick on June 9, 1962, she was raised in East Brunswick by her predeceased parents Alexander and Patricia (Dominiecki) Tanasy and lived there for most of her life. She was a...
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Bhupendra N. Patel

January 18, 1939 - March 23, 2020

Bhupendra N. Patel, of Piscataway, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 81. Born in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, he came to the United States in 1972. He resided in Jersey City before moving to Piscataway in 2005. Bhupendra owned Tiny's Liquors in North Bergen before retiring in 2008. He enjoyed watching movies and traveling...
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Mahendra B Patel

September 3, 1946 - March 23, 2020

Mahendrabhai B. Patel, of North Brunswick, passed away Monday,March 23, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. He was 73. Born in Ramnagar, Gujarat, India, he came to the United States in 2003. He lived in Edison before moving to North Brunswick 4 years ago. Mahendra worked for Ivory Tower Motor Inn in Green Brook, before retiring in 2013. He enjoyed cooking,...
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Carol A. McGinnis

January 24, 1937 - March 8, 2020

Carol A. McGinnis, of Milltown, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020 at home. She was 83. Born in New Brunswick, she lived in Milltown all of her life. Before retiring, Carol worked for People's National Bank in New Brunswick for many years. She also had worked for Schlosser's (Cup & Saucer) in Milltown, and most recently at the East Brunswick High School Cafeteria. She enjoyed gardening,...
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Irene F. Palenycky

January 16, 1930 - March 7, 2020

Irene F. Palenycky, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Community Medical Center in Toms River. She was 90. Born in Regensburg, Germany, she came to the United States in the 1940's. She resided in Somerset before moving to Toms River 17 years ago. Irene worked in the payroll department for NJ Transit in the Maplewood and Newark offices. She also was a crossing guard in Irvington. ...
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Carolyn M. Zarillo

October 27, 1943 - March 1, 2020

Carolyn M. Zarillo, formerly of Milltown, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Parker at River Road in Piscataway. She was 76. Born in Newark, she lived in New Brunswick and Milltown, before moving to Monroe Twp. several years ago. Carolyn was Deputy Clerk to the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, before retiring in 2003. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, traveling to Italy,...
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Audrey G. Cohen

April 8, 1936 - February 26, 2020

Audrey G. Cohen, of Morris Plains, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick. She was 83. Born in Paterson, she lived in Parsippany most of her life, before moving to Morris Plains three years ago. She worked for Pompton Nursing Home Supply in Pompton Lakes, before retiring. Audrey loved to cook and was known for her chicken soup....
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Samuel A. Sirna

June 6, 1925 - February 26, 2020

Samuel Andrew Sirna of Spotswood NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday February 26, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was 94 yrs old. He was born at home in Edison NJ to loving Parents of Sicilian decent, Pasquale and Francesca (Natale) Sirna. He lived in East Brunswick before moving to Spotswood. As a US Army Combat Riffle Man, he severed in Europe during WWII. After the war he met...
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Girish N. Patel

April 29, 1962 - February 26, 2020

Girish N. Patel, of Somerset, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at home. He was 57. Born in Sarbhan, Gujarat India, he came to the United States in 1982. He lived in North Bergen before moving to Somerset three years ago. Girish is survived by his loving wife Tarlika; his parents Nagji & Kapila Patel his son Shivam and daughter Shivangi Patel, all of Somerset; and his brother...
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