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  • H. Guenther Haerle Obituary Photo
    H. Guenther Haerle, 85 Cranford, New Jersey

    January 13, 1933 - January 24, 2018

    H. Guenther Haerle Guenther Haerle passed away comfortably with his family on Wednesday, January 24th. Guenther was born on January 13th, 1933 in Union, NJ to two immigrant parents from Germany. His father, Oscar...


  • Judith M. Byrne Obituary Photo
    Judith M. Byrne, 60 Cranford

    August 3, 1957 - January 23, 2018

    Judith (Judi) Byrne (nee Reutzel) passed away at home, while under hospice care, on Tuesday, January 23rd,2018 after having been diagnosed with leukemia just three weeks prior. A long time resident of Jersey City,...


  • Dorothy Ballard Hughes Obituary Photo
    Dorothy Ballard Hughes, 94 Union, and Cranford, New Jersey

    December 9, 1923 - January 23, 2018

    Dorothy Ruth Ballard Hughes, 94, of Union, NJ, formerly of Cranford, died peacefully at her residence on Tuesday January 23, 2018. Born in Wisconsin December 9, 1923, To the late: Alan G. Ballard Sr. and Irma...


  • William G. Koellner Obituary Photo
    William G. Koellner, 90 Cranford, New Jersey

    March 2, 1927 - January 21, 2018

    It is with great sadness that the family of William G. Koellner, "Bill", announces his passing on Sunday January 21 2018, at the age of 90. He died peacefully following complications from heart disease. Bill was Born...


  • Catheline A Malko Obituary Photo
    Catheline A Malko, 89 Newark and Cranford, New Jersey

    March 8, 1928 - January 4, 2018

    Catheline A. Malko, 89, of Cranford, died on Thursday January 4, 2018 at Overlook Medical Center, Summit. Born in Simpson, PA, she lived for most of her life in Newark, NJ, where she lived in the Valesburg, and Ivy...


  • Joseph Edward Afflerbach Obituary Photo
    Joseph Edward Afflerbach, 88 Cranford, New Jersey

    March 25, 1929 - January 2, 2018

    Joseph Edward Afflerbech, 88, died peacefully Tuesday, January 2nd Rahway Hospital in Rahway following year long battle with cancer.Born and raised in Elizabeth ,Joe moved to Cranford over 30 years ago. In his early...


  • William G. Jacobs Obituary Photo
    William G. Jacobs, 89 Cranford, New Jersey

    May 8, 1928 - December 6, 2017

    William G. Jacobs from 205 Pawnee Rd., Cranford passed away on Dec. 6th, 2017 at the age of 89. He was born to William and Ethel Jacobs on May 8th, 1928, and was raised in Hillside, N.J. As a late teen, he was spotted...


  • Louis R. Delgaizo Obituary Photo
    Louis R. Delgaizo, 63 Cranford, and Jersey City, New Jersey

    May 3, 1954 - November 27, 2017

    Louis R. Delgaizo Louis Delgaizo, a longtime resident of Jersey City and later Cranford, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2017 at the age of 63. Louis was the toastmaster for his large Italian family,...


  • Arthur "Arty" Ahrens Obituary Photo
    Arthur "Arty" Ahrens, 69 Cranford, New Jersey

    January 5, 1948 - November 21, 2017

    Arthur Edward Ahrens, Jr., 69, of Cranford. Passed away on November 21, 2017 at the Center for Hope Hospice, Scotch Plains. Arrangements by Gray Memorial Funeral Home, Cranford. Following a private memorial service,...


  • Grace Kingsbury Obituary Photo
    Grace Kingsbury, 80 Cranford, New Jersey

    April 14, 1937 - November 18, 2017

    Grace Kingsbury,recently of the Sunrise Community of Westfield NJ, died on Saturday, November 18, 2017. She was born on April 14,1937 and lived in Jersey City NJ until 1965 when she moved to Cranford. Grace graduated...


  • Gladys Helen  (nee Snook) Haydon Obituary Photo
    Gladys Helen (nee Snook) Haydon, 93 Cranford, New Jersey

    January 6, 1924 - November 14, 2017

    Gladys Helen (nee Snook) Haydon, a long-time resident of Cranford who was devoted to her family and was an active member of the United Methodist Church died on Nov. 14. She was 93. Born in Newark, N.J., in 1924, she...


  • Walter M. Andersen Obituary Photo
    Walter M. Andersen, 81 Cranford, New Jersey

    March 15, 1936 - November 7, 2017

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  • Frances Oldam Obituary Photo
    Frances Oldam, 87 Monroe and Cranford, New Jersey

    April 24, 1930 - November 6, 2017

    Frances Oldam, known by family & friends as "Fran", a longtime resident of Cranford and later Monroe Township, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 6, 2017 at the age of 87 surrounded by family. Fran was a home...


  • Anna Galushkina Obituary Photo
    Anna Galushkina, 36 Bloomfield, New Jersey

    April 14, 1981 - October 30, 2017

    Anna Galushkina, of Bloomfield, New Jersey died tragically on October 30, 2017 at 9:20 am, when she decided to end her life. She was 36 years old. Anna is survived by her parents, son Ryann and brother Eugene. She...


  • Yolanda M. Delgaizo Obituary Photo
    Yolanda M. Delgaizo, 91 Cranford, formerly of Jersey City, New Jersey

    May 27, 1926 - October 17, 2017

    Yolanda Delgaizo Yolanda Delgaizo (DiFeo), known by family & friends as "Lanny", a longtime resident of Jersey City and later Cranford, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the age of 91. Lanny was a...


  • Elizabeth P Strunk Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth P Strunk, 71 Kenilworth, New Jersey

    July 15, 1946 - October 8, 2017

    Elizabeth P. Strunk, 71, a longtime resident of Kenilworth, died peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Elizabeth's Life Celebration will be this evening Wednesday October 11th, from 7:00-9:00PM at Gray Memorial...


  • Thomas A. O'Neil, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Thomas A. O'Neil, Jr., 79 Boonton, and Cranford, New Jersey

    May 12, 1938 - October 7, 2017

    Thomas A. O'Neil, Jr. Thomas A. O'Neil, Jr. of Cranford NJ passed away peacefully on Saturday October 7, 2017 at the NJ Fireman's Home in Boonton, NJ. He was born at home in New Philadelphia, PA on May 12, 1938 to...


  • Isabel H Ewing Obituary Photo
    Isabel H Ewing, 80 Cranford, New Jersey

    August 10, 1937 - September 23, 2017

    Isabel H. Ewing, 80, of Cranford, died on Saturday September 23, 2017. Her visitation will be from 6:00-8:00PM Wednesday September 27th at Gray Memorial Funeral Home, 12 Springfield Ave, Cranford, where the funeral...


  • Charles Bracken Aurand Obituary Photo
    Charles Bracken Aurand, 67 Cranford, New Jersey

    February 28, 1950 - September 19, 2017

    Charles B. Aurand February 28, 1950 – September 19, 2017 Charles Bracken Aurand, 67 formerly of Cranford, NJ passed away peacefully and surrounded by the love of his family on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at St....


  • John J. "Jay" Hartmann , Jr. Obituary Photo
    John J. "Jay" Hartmann , Jr., 64 Cranford, New Jersey

    May 2, 1953 - September 9, 2017

    John J. Hartmann Jr. "Jay" 64, passed on September 9, 2017. Jay's Life Celebration and visitation will be held at Gray Memorial Funeral Home at 12 Springfield Avenue , Cranford, NJ on Tuesday September 12th from 5:00...


  • Betty Hosford Obituary Photo
    Betty Hosford, 92 Cranford, New Jersey

    June 8, 1925 - August 20, 2017

    Betty (Myrtle E.) Hosford was born June 8th, 1925 in Roselle, N.J. to Alva and Ethel Dunbaden. She was predeceased by her younger sister Jean Tice and her younger brother Richard (Mickey) Dunbaden. She is survived by...


  • Anthony R. Espuga Obituary Photo
    Anthony R. Espuga, 78 Cranford, New Jersey

    October 27, 1938 - July 10, 2017

    Anthony R Espuga October 27, 1938 – July 10, 2017 Anthony Richard Espuga also known as Tony, died peacefully Monday July 10, 2017. He was born on October 27, 1938 in Elizabeth NJ. He graduated from Thomas...


  • Constance L. Hansen Obituary Photo
    Constance L. Hansen, 96 Cranford, New Jersey

    September 17, 1920 - June 27, 2017

    Constance L. Hansen Cranford Resident Constance L. Hansen, 96, passed away June 27, 2017. Funeral arrangements are with Gray Memorial Funeral Home, Cranford, N.J., where visitation and life celebration will be...


  • William F. Kanzler Obituary Photo
    William F. Kanzler, 90 Cranford, New Jersey

    August 26, 1926 - June 18, 2017

    William F. Kanzler, 90, a longtime resident of Cranford, died on Sunday June 18, 2017, at JFK Medical Center-Hospice, Edison, NJ. William's visitation will be on Thursday June 22nd from 5:00-8:00PM at Gray Memorial...


  • Sally Sanders Obituary Photo
    Sally Sanders, 97 Garwood, New Jersey

    June 3, 1920 - June 12, 2017

    SALLY SANDERS, 97, of Garwood, died Monday June 12, 2017 at her residence. Sally's visitation will be on Wednesday June 14th, from 4:00-8:00PM, at Gray Memorial Funeral Home, 12 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, where her...