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  • William A. Doyle Obituary Photo
    William A. Doyle, 89 Cranford, New Jersey

    December 8, 1929 - November 5, 2019

    William A. Doyle, Longtime funeral director in Westfield and Cranford William A. Doyle, 89, of Cranford, passed away peacefully on November 5, 2019 at his home following a brief illness. Bill's Visitation will be...


  • Eleanor "Ellie"  (nee Spahr) Giles Obituary Photo
    Eleanor "Ellie" (nee Spahr) Giles, 102 Roselle Park, New Jersey

    June 23, 1917 - November 3, 2019

    Eleanor "Ellie" Giles (nee Spahr) age 102 of Roselle Park passed away at her residence on Sunday November 3, 2019. Relatives and friends are invited to Ellie's visitation on Friday November 8, 2019 from 10:00AM -1:00PM...


  • Vincent Auriemma, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Vincent Auriemma, Sr., 90 Cranford, New Jersey

    August 22, 1929 - November 3, 2019

    Vincent J. Auriemma Sr, "Jimmy" entered eternal life peacefully at home on Sunday November 3rd. Born August 22, 1929 to Antonio and Anna (nee Adinolfi) Auriemma in Newark NJ. He was pre-deceased by his wife Jean ...


  • Beverly E. Burnett Obituary Photo
    Beverly E. Burnett, 87 Cranford, New Jersey

    October 10, 1932 - October 29, 2019

    Beverly Eleanor Lissenden Burnett, age 87, went to live with Jesus on Tuesday morning Oct 29th. She was surrounded by family and passed peacefully after a long illness. She was born in Jersey City, October 10, 1932,...


  • Robert W. Middleton Obituary Photo
    Robert W. Middleton, 69 Kenilworth, New Jersey

    December 14, 1949 - October 29, 2019

    Robert Middleton, 69, of Kenilworth, passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Overlook Hospital. He was born on December 14, 1949 and was a lifelong Kenilworth resident. Robert was a graduate of Harding School in...


  • Andrew P. Colonna Obituary Photo
    Andrew P. Colonna, 87 Middletown, New Jersey

    June 17, 1932 - October 23, 2019

    Andrew P. Colonna, Loving & caring husband for 65 years to Marie G. Colonna (nee Valerioti). Devoted father of son Andrew, and wife Caryn Herman; daughter Linda Ann, and husband Sebastian Ofria; and son Robert, and...


  • Mildred E. Nary Obituary Photo
    Mildred E. Nary, 95 Cranford, New Jersey

    July 12, 1924 - October 14, 2019

    Mildred E. Nary passed away on Monday at the House of the Good Shepherd in Hackettstown NJ. Born in Elizabeth, she lived most of her life in Cranford. She was 95 years of age. A Life Celebration and visitation will...


  • John H. Saffer Obituary Photo
    John H. Saffer, 73 Cranford, New Jersey

    October 7, 1946 - October 13, 2019

    It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of John Henry Saffer. Born Oct 7th 1946 in Jersey City. He moved to Cranford as a child, where he spent the remainder of his life. He was a proud member of the Cranford...


  • Evelyn (nee Tedeschi) Santoro Obituary Photo
    Evelyn (nee Tedeschi) Santoro, 90 The Villages, FL, and Cranford, New Jersey

    December 12, 1928 - October 6, 2019

    Evelyn Santoro, 90, formerly of The Villages, FL, formerly of Cranford, died on Sunday October 6, 2019, at The Villages Regional Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Evelyn was the beloved wife of the late: Thomas G. ...


  • Hugh W. Gooding Obituary Photo
    Hugh W. Gooding, 82 Roselle Park

    December 21, 1936 - October 4, 2019

    Hugh W. Gooding, a longtime resident of Elizabeth and Roselle Park, New Jersey and a member of IBEW Local 164 from which he was retired, made his transition into eternity on October 4, 2019 at his last place of...


  • Valerie Anne Frank Obituary Photo
    Valerie Anne Frank, 71 Whiting, New Jersey

    October 10, 1947 - August 3, 2019

    Valerie Anne Frank, formerly of Westfield, passed away on August 3rd at Community Medical Center in Toms River. Born October 10, 1947, she was a graduate of Westfield High School and Kean University. Valerie was a...


  • William Jackson Obituary Photo
    William Jackson, 65 Cranford, New Jersey

    March 28, 1954 - July 27, 2019

    William (Bill) Jackson, 65, died suddenly on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Bill's visitation will be from 4-8PM Tuesday July 30th at Gray Memorial Funeral Home, 12 Springfield Ave, Cranford, where his visitation will also...


  • Kevin James Scott , Jr. Obituary Photo
    Kevin James Scott , Jr., 37 Sewaren, New Jersey

    August 14, 1981 - July 20, 2019

    Kevin Scott, Jr., 37, passed away Saturday, July 20. He was born August 14, 1981 in Union, the son of Kevin and Judith Scott. He attended Woodbridge schools and graduated from Colonia High School in 1999. He was...


  • Richard Charles Mabee, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Richard Charles Mabee, Sr., 76 Cranford, New Jersey

    August 31, 1942 - July 12, 2019

    Richard Charles Mabee: MacGyver, Elder, Sailor, Family Hero. Rich, 76, of Cranford was called home to Heaven on Friday, July 12, 2019 following a brief illness. Rich grew up in Winfield Park where he had an idyllic...


  • Gaetano Gargiulo Obituary Photo
    Gaetano Gargiulo, 87 Kenilworth, New Jersey

    January 16, 1932 - July 1, 2019

    Gaetano Gargiulo, 87, of Kenilworth, passed away on Monday July 1, 2019, at his residence. Born in Sorrento, Italy, he has lived in America for more than 50 years. He is survived by his loving wife: Raffaela, devoted...


  • Diane (Nee)  Dinsmore Sims Obituary Photo
    Diane (Nee) Dinsmore Sims, 73 Kenilworth

    April 1, 1946 - June 21, 2019

    Diane M. (Nee Dinsmore) Sims, age 73 passed away on Friday June 21, 2019 at her residence in Kenilworth, NJ. Born in Newark, NJ, she grew up in Cranford. She also lived in Linden before moving to Kenilworth. She...


  • Annelie De Leonard Obituary Photo
    Annelie De Leonard, 91 Elkhart Indiana, Formerly of Springfield, New Jersey

    May 28, 1928 - June 12, 2019

    Annelie De Leonard, age 91 of Springfield, NJ died on Wednesday June 12, 2019. Born in Waiblingen, Germany, she came to the United States at age 18 and has lived in Springfield since 1949. She became a US citizen in...


  • John Michael Oshust Obituary Photo
    John Michael Oshust, 72 Cranford, New Jersey

    October 1, 1946 - June 11, 2019

    John M. Oshust, 72, formerly of Bayonne, passed at home in Cranford, NJ on June 11th with his immediate family by his side. He taught secondary science courses in Linden for 17 years, followed by 15 years at Westfield...


  • Frederick H. Di Trapani Obituary Photo
    Frederick H. Di Trapani, 62 Cranford, New Jersey

    August 2, 1956 - June 8, 2019

    3pm – 7pm at Gray Funeral Home, 12 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ. Fred Di Trapani, born on August 2, 1956, passed away peacefully at his home in Cranford, NJ on June 8, 2019. Born and raised in Manhattan he...


  • Oliver C. Johnson  III Obituary Photo
    Oliver C. Johnson III, 89 Scotch Plains, New Jersey

    July 31, 1929 - May 26, 2019

    Oliver C. Johnson 3rd Born July 31, 1929 Died May 26, 2019 Oliver Passed away on Sunday May 26, 2019 at his residence in Scotch Plains. Oliver was born in Newark at St. Barnabas Hospital, and Raised in...


  • Michael Joseph Devlin Obituary Photo
    Michael Joseph Devlin, 64 Cranford, New Jersey

    June 27, 1954 - May 18, 2019

    Devlin, Michael J., 64, of Cranford, passed away at his residence on May 18, 2019. Born in Elizabeth, he was a 1972 graduate of Cranford High School. Michael had worked for many years as a service advisor for Haldeman...


  • Josephine M.  "Jo Jo" Serpe Obituary Photo
    Josephine M. "Jo Jo" Serpe, 86 Cranford, New Jersey

    November 15, 1932 - May 18, 2019

    Josephine Marie Serpe (nee LaBue), 86, of Cranford, passed away on Saturday May 18, 2019, at her residence. Born in Jersey City, NJ, Jo Jo as she was known, grew up in Bayonne, where she graduated from Bayonne High...


  • Dorothea M. (nee Batt) Willoughby Obituary Photo
    Dorothea M. (nee Batt) Willoughby, 91 Port Orange formerly of Cranford NJ, Florida

    September 22, 1927 - May 16, 2019

    Dorothea Margaret Willoughby (Batt), age 91, of Port Orange, Florida, formerly of Tequesta FL, Cranford and Linden NJ, passed away May 16, 2019. She was predeceased by her husband, Sydney W. Willoughby, her parents...


  • Frances Johnson Obituary Photo
    Frances Johnson, 93 Cranford, New Jersey

    January 6, 1926 - May 11, 2019

    FRANCES JOHNSON passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on Saturday May 11, 2019 at her home in Cranford, NJ. Fran was born on January 6, 1926 in NYC. She was a graduate of Millburn High School and attended Miami...


  • Gladys Bordonaro Obituary Photo
    Gladys Bordonaro, 89 Cranford, New Jersey

    September 23, 1929 - May 8, 2019

    Gladys Bordonaro (nee Hoybo) passed away peacefully at age 89 on Wednesday May 8 in the Hospice for Hope facility in Elizabethtown, NJ. A life long resident of Hudson County, she attended Union Hill High School and...