Miscellaneous Bergen County, New Jersey Obituaries

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Friday, January 15, 1999
 

LUCY M. BARRY, 81, of Vernon, formerly of Rutherford, died Thursday. She served with the American Red Cross during World War II, and was a member of the American Red Cross Overseas Association. Subsequently, she worked at the United Nations, New York City. She was a member of the Glenwood Baptist Church and its Ladies Guild. Arrangements: Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, Vernon.
 

ROBERT F. BERTRAND of Fort Lee, formerly ofUnion City, died Thursday. Before retiring in 1971, he was a bus driver for NJ Transit. Subsequently, he was a bus driver for Toronto Bus Co., Palisades Park. He was a member of the Main Street Seniors, Fort Lee. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Directors, Fort Lee.
 

BLANCHE OBRYCKI BRYANT, 76, of Lyndhurst died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1972, she was a cleaning matron for the Rivoli Theater, Lyndhurst, where she worked for 20 years. Arrangements: Nazare Memorial Home, Lyndhurst.
 

KIT CARTER, 69, of New York City, formerly of Teaneck, died Wednesday. She was a casting director for movies and television in New York City. She was a member of the Free Sons of Israel, North Jersey Lodge. Arrangements: Gutterman-Musicant, Hackensack.
 

NICHOLAS CHOMIAK, 89, of Lodi died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1978, he was a factory worker for Seichmer Soda Co., Hackensack. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Moritz Funeral Home, Closter.
 

JAMES CHURCHILL, 74, of Paterson died Wednesday. He was a mixer for Brown Chemical, Paterson. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
 

MIRIAM ZILBABERG COOPER, 85, of Tenafly died Thursday. She was born in Poland. She was a member of Congregation Ahavath Torah, Englewood. Arrangements: Wien & Wien, Englewood.
 

ANN R. ALBRECHT CORBETT, 88, of Paramus, formerly of Wayne, died Thursday. Arrangements: Oakland Memorial Home.
 

BRETT PATRICK COYLE, 11, of Franklin Lakes died Monday. Services are private.
 

ANNA E. GRANDE DANIELS, 96, of Hasbrouck Heights died Wednesday. Before retiring 30 years ago, she was an office clerk for Klein's department store, Newark, where she worked for 15 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Maywood. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.
 

ANGELINA MECCA DOUGHERTY, 76, of Leonia, formerly of Ridgefield, died Thursday. She was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Leonia. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Palisades Park.
 

JOSEPHINE DeFRANCO FISCINA, 73, of Lodi died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a seamstress for N.Y. Knitting Mills, Carlstadt. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5082 Auxiliary and the Senior Citizens Tenants Association, both in Lodi. She was also a member of the AARP and the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, Local 145, Passaic. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, Lodi.
 

HELENA "HELEN" FRIM JACOB, 86, of Ridgefield Park, formerly of Palisades Park, died Wednesday. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.

CHARLES H. JURGENSEN, 83, of Woodloch Springs, Pa., formerly of Wyckoff, died Tuesday. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

WILLIAM LENICEK, 86, of Emerson died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1977, he was a carpenter for Metropolitan Hospital, New York City. Previously, he worked as a carpenter for 38 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Carpenters union Local 608. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
 

JAMES C. MACCHIO, 74, of Northvale died Wednesday. Before retiring, he was a tool-and-die maker for Chromalloy Research and Technology, Orangeburg, N.Y. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion, Norwood, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 162. Arrangements: Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, Northvale.
 

JANE ELIZABETH BANTA MAC FARRAN, 82, of Ramsey died Saturday. She was a member of the Fire Department Auxiliary, past president of the High School Alumni Association, and was active in many service organizations, all in Ramsey. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Ramsey. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.
 

ANGISH "SCOTTIE" McRAE, 71, of Paterson died Tuesday. An Army veteran, he was a member of American Legion Post 268. He was a member of Second Baptist Church, Paterson, where he served as a trustee, usher, Sunday school teacher, and male choir member. He was also a member of Integrity Masonic Lodge 51, Paterson. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

RITA M. HOULIHAN MLADINICH, 80, of New Milford died Wednesday. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Oradell. Arrangements: Frech Funeral Home, Dumont.
 

CARMELA GAGLIOSTRO MURAZZO, 93, of Pleasanton, Calif., formerly of Fort Lee, died Wednesday. She was born in Italy. Arrangements: Hunt-Stellato Funeral Home, Fort Lee.
 

BOBBIE ARNOLD O'GRADY, 67, of Wayne died Tuesday. She was born in France. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.

JOSEPH POLISE, 77, of Berkeley Township, formerly of Fort Lee, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1983, he was a maintenance superintendent for the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, Alpine, where he worked for 26 years. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2342, Fort Lee. He also served in the National Guard. He was a former member of the Silver Ridge Park Westerly Volunteer First Aid Squad. Arrangements: Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, Toms River.
 

CARMELLA SONDOI RIZZI, 76, of Fairview died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a dressmaker. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Grace R.C. Church, Fairview. She was a member of the Fairview Seniors. Arrangements: Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.
 

JEAN RUSSO, 81, of Hackensack, formerly of Paramus, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1980, she was a bank teller for 14 years. Arrangements: Nazare Memorial Home, Lyndhurst.
 

SOPHIE TORTORETI, 83, of Hackettstown, formerly of Hackensack, Glen Rock, and Maywood, died Wednesday. Arrangements: Scala Memorial Home, Hackettstown.
 

NICOLAS T. VIAPIANO, 78, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly ofWestwood, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1985, he worked for Westwood Fuel Oil Co., Westwood, for 45 years. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of American Legion Post 206, Westwood. He was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus, a member of the Elks, both in Westwood, and a charter member of Unico of New Jersey. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
 

JAMES KLARE WALKER, 61, of Mahwah, formerly of Ridgewood, died Thursday. He was a shipping and receiving manager for Hawthorne Bible House, Hawthorne. He served in the Peace Corps in India, and he was an Army veteran. He was a member of the Montvale Evangelical Free Church and had served on its elder board. Arrangements: Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, Franklin Lakes.
 

DOROTHY M. PRINKE WYSMLERSKI, 67, of Cliffwood Beach, formerly of Jersey City, died Wednesday. Arrangements: Day Funeral Home, Keyport.
 

CORINNE WOODSON, 84, of Englewood died Tuesday. She was a private duty nurse for various agencies in Englewood. She was a member of the AARP, Englewood. Arrangements: Nesbitt Funeral Home, Englewood.

Saturday, January 16, 1999

CARMELA CURATOLO BARTLEY, 69, of New Milford died Friday. Before retiring, she worked for Food Fair, Dumont. Arrangements: Riewerts Memorial Home, Bergenfield.
 

SOPHIE PLUST BONOWICZ, 87, of Rochelle Park, formerly of Jersey City, died Thursday. Before retiring, she was a secretary for New York Telephone Co., New York City. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Rochelle Park, and a member of its Rosary Society. She was a member of the Rochelle Park Seniors. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
 

VERA C. BORNKAMP, 76, of Barnegat, formerly of Hackensack, died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a registered nurse at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Hackensack. She was a graduate of the Hackensack Hospital School of Nursing. Arrangements: Kingston & Kemp Funeral Home, Hamilton.
 

CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS, 83, of Jersey City died Friday. Before retiring in 1970, she was employed by Colgate Palmolive, Jersey City. She was a parishioner of St. Michael R.C. Church, Jersey City. Arrangements: McLaughlin Funeral Home, Jersey City.
 

ANTONIO CRUZ-IRIZARRY, 78, of Passaic died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a television assembler. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Marrocco Memorial Home, Passaic.
 

HELEN GRAY EDSON, 88, of Wyckoff died Saturday. Before retiring, she was a meat wrapper for Grand Union, Midland Park. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
 

MARY A. FAVALE GRANO, 88, of Cliffside Park died Thursday. She was a seamstress. She was a parishioner of the R.C. Church of the Epiphany, Cliffside Park. Arrangements: McCorry Bros. Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
 

LANZY HANSFORD JR., 59, of Paterson died Thursday. He was a chemical mixer for DuBoise Chemicals, Rutherford. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

MARION GERTRUDE HUGHES of Maywood died Thursday. Before retiring in 1977, she was a supervisor for John Wiley & Sons, New York City, where she worked for 52 years. She was a member and Sunday school teacher at the Church on the Green, Hackensack, where she belonged to the women's guild and choir. She was a member of the Golden Age Club, Hackensack. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Maywood.
 

MARY L. HOLMES ISAAC of Sumter, S.C., formerly of Paterson, died Wednesday. She was a member of the Mission Church of God, Paterson. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

JOHN J. KORINKO of New Milford, formerly of Teaneck, died Thursday. Before retiring in 1984, he was a senior staff supervisor for New Jersey Bell Telephone Co., where he worked for 37 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Bogota. Arrangements: Boulevard Funeral Home, New Milford.
 

BARBARA ANN THOMPSON KRESKY, 59, of Westwood died Friday. She was a sales associate for Parian Jewelers, Westwood. She was a member of the Westwood Heritage Society. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
 

MARY ELIZABETH FRAZZA KURR, 80, of Fair Lawn died Thursday. She was born in Canada. Before retiring, she was a phlebotomist for the Bergen Community Regional Blood Center, Paramus, where she worked for 12 years. She was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church, Fair Lawn, and a member of its Rosary Society. She was a member of the Radburn Seniors and a volunteer for the Radburn Library, both in Fair Lawn, and a volunteer at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Paterson. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Fair Lawn.
 

CLAUDE R. LeGRAND of Rutherford and Wayne died Tuesday. He had worked for Sandoz Pharmaceutical, later Novartis, in East Hanover. Previously, he worked for Albert LeGrand & Son Paint Store, Rutherford. Arrangements: Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt. 
 

YOLANDA M. OSCKAI LIPTAK, 70, of Paterson died Friday. Before retiring, she was an executive secretary for Maxwell House Inc., Hoboken. She was a parishioner of St. Brendan R.C. Church, Clifton. She was a member of the Parent-Teachers Association of Public School 25, Paterson, and a member the AARP national chapter. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Lexington Avenue, Clifton. 
 

FRANK McCOY, 62, of Paterson died Monday. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

THOMAS J. MONTALBANO, 70, of Toms River, formerly of Wayne, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1985, he owned Frank Montalbano Sportswear, Paterson, for 25 years. Subsequently, he was a real estate agent for Schlott Realtors, Clifton. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Valley R.C. Church, Wayne. He was a member of the Lions Club, Little Falls. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

JOSEPH J. "GEE GEE" PALADINO, 68, of Lodi died Friday. Before retiring, he was a truck driver. An Army veteran of the Korean War, he received a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. He was a member of the American Disabled Veterans and the Lodi Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5082. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, Lodi.
 

JOSEF PRYSZCZEWSKI, 86, of Garfield died Thursday. He was born in Poland. Before retiring in 1970, he was a mason contractor. Arrangements: Wozniak Home for Funerals, Wallington.
 

GEORGE RAMIA, 80, of Wayne died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a salesman for Brogan Cadillac. He also had been an animal control officer in Wayne. A World War II veteran, he was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, Clifton. He was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Pompton Lakes. He was a member of the John Radd Post, Paterson. Arrangements: Scillieri Funeral Home, Paterson. 
 

EVA LITINSKY RIVLIN, 88, of Hawthorne died Friday. Before retiring, she was the office manager and bookkeeper for James Jackson Putman Center, Roxbury, Mass. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
 

ARTHUR J. SALVI SR., 83, of Wayne, formerly of Garfield, died Thursday. Before retiring in 1980, he was an equipment manager for Setcon Industries, Garfield. Previously, he was an equipment manager for Mazzo Oil, Garfield. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin R.C. Church, Garfield. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.
 

MARGARET F. SIMONSE, 95, of Little Falls died Wednesday. She was born in the Netherlands. Before retiring in 1968, she was an assembler for Gourney Co., Cedar Grove. Previously, she worked for Warner Woven Labels, Paterson. Arrangements: Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, Little Falls.
 

HERBERT GEORGE SMITH, 73, of Glen Rock died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a lithographer for Einson, Freeman. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Catharine R.C. Church, Glen Rock. Arrangements: Feeney Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
 

GLORIA SPOLITAKEWICZ SZABO, 91, of River Edge died Jan. 3. She had been a personal secretary for entertainer Burl Ives. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Oradell.
 

ALBERT R. TIRPAK, 83, of Clifton, formerly of Passaic, died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a window-display designer for the former Wechsler's Department Store in Passaic, and also for Bamberger's and J.C. Penney, both in Paramus. He was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Passaic, and was a member of its Holy Name Society and Christmas and Easter Decorating Committee, director of the former Dramatic Club, and a Eucharistic minister. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Lexington Avenue, Clifton.
 

ROSE EDWARDS TORREY, 94, of Saddle Brook died Thursday. She had been a legal secretary in Boston. She was a member of the Hawthorne United Methodist Church and a former member of the Wesley Methodist Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
 

FRANCIS C. WALTER, 81, of Paterson died Friday. Before retiring in 1984, he was chairman of the English Department at John F. Kennedy High School, Paterson, for 20 years. Previously, he was chairman of the English Department, an English teacher, and a music coach at Central High School, Paterson, where he taught from 1939 to 1965. Prior to 1939, he taught at St. John's High School, Paterson. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Paterson, where he had been an usher. He was a charter member of the Paterson Diocesan Education Council. He was a musician with the Alison Barton Orchestra during the 1940s and 1950s. He was a graduate of St. Peter's College, Jersey City, and Montclair State College. Arrangements: Scillieri Funeral Home, Paterson.

DOROTHY M. PRINKE WYSMIERSKI, 67, of Cliffwood Beach, formerly of Jersey City, died Wednesday. Arrangements: Day Funeral Home, Keyport.
 

ALFRED V. ZIGARELLI, 79, of Paterson died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a lithographer. He was a parishioner of St. Anthony R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.


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