Miscellaneous Bergen County, New Jersey Obituaries

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Sunday, April 11, 1999

KARLHEINZ BENGEL, 69, of New Milford died Saturday. He was born in Germany. Before retiring in 1994, he was a plumber for F.J. Riehm Co. in the Bronx, where he worked for 37 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the New Milford Democratic Club and a former Democratic Committeeman. He was a member of Local 1 of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Association. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and Boy Scout Troop 78, both in New Milford. Arrangements: Boulevard Funeral Home, New Milford.
 

FRANK DeMUCCIO, 89, of Fort Lee died Friday. He was born in Italy. Before retiring in 1976, he was a tailor. He was a parishioner of Madonna R.C. Church, Fort Lee. Arrangements: McCorry Bros. Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
 

HARRY "JIM" EDWARDS, 65, of Wayne died Friday. Before retiring in 1977, he was superintendent of the West Point Mint, Highland Falls, N.Y., where he worked for 30 years. An Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was a member, second vice commander, and historian of American Legion Post 174, Wayne. He also was a member of Elks Lodge 2181, Wayne. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

ANN B. NOVAK IRVING, 84, of North Bergen died Thursday. Arrangements: Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.
 

ANNA GUNTHER KIRCHOFF, 90, of Ridgefield Park died Saturday. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.
 

LA VERNE MAYS, 83, of Cresskill died Friday. Before retiring, he was an upholsterer for Cumberland Furniture Co., Queens. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Arrangements: Barrett Funeral Home, Tenafly.
 

STEWART S. McKENZIE JR., 58, of Berkley Township, formerly of Ridgewood, died Thursday. He was a home health aide for PSA Health Care, Toms River, where he worked for 12 years. He was an Army veteran. Arrangements: Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, Toms River.
 

BERNARD SHANLEY McMANUS, 74, of Wayne died Friday. Before retiring in 1989, he was a circulation representative for The New York Times, where he worked for 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary R.C. Church, Wayne. A graduate of St. Bonaventure University, he received a bachelor's degree in sociology. He was a member of the Packanack Lake Golf Club and Bowling League and also coached baseball and basketball for the Packanack Lake teams. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 
 

VIRGINIA C. MERZ, 83, of Brick, formerly of Oradell, died Friday. Before retiring in 1977, she was an elementary school teacher in the Haworth public school system, where she taught for 25 years. She was a graduate of Hunter College and received her master's degree from Columbia University, both in New York City. Arrangements: Colonial Funeral Home, Brick.
 

LYDIA K. GUTH SCHMALTZ, 84, of Lakewood, formerly of Lodi, died Thursday. Before retiring in 1980, she was a retail manager for Modell's, Lodi, where she worked for 15 years. Arrangements: Alesso Funeral Home, Lodi.
 

ANNE COLLEARY SCHOENFELDER of Ridgefield Park died Friday. Before retiring, she worked in the aviation department of the Bendix Corp., Teterboro. She was a member of the AARP, Ridgefield Park, and the auxiliary of Bishop O'Connor Assembly of 4th-Degree Knights of Columbus. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.
 

WILLIAM E. SELLINGER SR., 66, of Clifton died Friday. He owned Sellinger and Sellinger, Clifton, where he also was an attorney. He was a 1953 graduate of Pennsylvania State University and a 1956 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He was a parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church, Clifton, and Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Passaic. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 3969, Elks Lodge 1569, and the Moose Lodge, all in Clifton. He also was a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Aurora Caravan of the Order of the Alhambra. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Van Houten Avenue, Clifton.
 

CHRISTINE KURILKO SIEGRIST, 84, of Passaic died Friday. Before retiring, she was a millinery worker for Belmar, Passaic, for 18 years. She was a parishioner of Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church, Garfield. Arrangements: Shook Funeral Home, Clifton.
 

ROSE M. KATA SORBER of Waldwick died Saturday. She was a parishioner of St. Luke R.C. Church, Ho-Ho-Kus. Arrangements: C. C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
 

PAULA SUSKIE, 43, of Cliffside Park died Friday. She was a data processor for Palisades General Hospital and Medical Center, where she worked for 17 years. Arrangements: A. K. Macagna Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
 

ELIZABETH ZOLEZZI, 83, of Clifton died Friday. Before retiring in 1977, she was an executive secretary for Botany Industries and a bookkeeper for the Botany Mills Outlet, both in Passaic. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.

Monday, April 12, 1999

JAMES ADAMS, 89, of Wayne died Friday. Before retiring in 1973, he was chief engineer of product and research design for the Raybestos Manhattan Co., Passaic, where he worked for 28 years. A 1931 graduate of the Stevens Institute of Technology, he was the holder of eight United States and 24 foreign patents. He was a charter member of the Packanack Lake Community Church, where he served on the board of deacons and church council. He was a member of the Packanack Lake Country Club, where he served on the board of governors, was co-founder of the United Giver's Plan of Packanack, and was a member of Masonic Lodge 154, and past chairman of Boy Scout Troop 104, all in Wayne. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

THEODORE O. ALBRECHTof Hernando, Fla., formerly of Emerson, died Saturday. Before retiring in 1973, he was in the electronic quality control division of the Bendix Corp., Teterboro, where he worked for 22 years. He was an Army veteran. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.
 

PALMIER E. BERWALD, 86, of North Branch, formerly of Fort Lee, died Saturday. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Fort Lee. Arrangements: Kearns Funeral Home, Whitehouse.
 

ADELINE BIBBO, 99, of Washington Township died Friday. She was a member of the Jewish Rehabilitation Center, River Vale. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
 

LOUIS BUXBAUM, 86, of West New York died Saturday. Before retiring, he was a butcher for the A&P supermarket, West New York. A navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in West New York, the Moose Lodge, and the Weehawken Elks. Arrangements: Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.
 

LUCIANA ORLANDO CAPUZZI of Fairview died Friday. She was born in Italy. She had been a seamstress. Arrangements: A. K. Macagna Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
 

VICTORIA "DORA" LIBERTI CASTELL, 88, of Hasbrouck Heights, formerly of East Rutherford, died Sunday. She was a parishioner of Corpus Christi R.C. Church, Hasbrouck Heights. She was a member of the Woman's Club and the Leisure Club, both in Hasbrouck Heights. She was a member of the Rutherford Old Guard Ladies' Auxiliary. She was a volunteer for St. Mary's Hospital, Passaic. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.
 

EDWARD S. CAUGHEY, 80, of Rutherford died Sunday. Before retiring, he was a lieutenant in the Rutherford Police Department. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, both in Rutherford. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.
 

STEVE J. CHEPURKO, 81, of Ridgefield died Saturday. Before retiring 19 years ago, he worked for the New York Marine Yard, Weehawken. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Elks Club, New Milford. Arrangements: A. K. Macagana Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
 

AUSTIN J. DALY, 87, of Ridgewood and Southold, N.Y., died Sunday. He had been advertising manager for Lederle Laboratories, Pearl River, N.Y. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a 1933 graduate of Georgetown University. He was a life member of the Ridgewood Art Association and was past president of the Pharmaceutical Advertising Club, New York City. Arrangements: Feeney Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
 

CHRISTIAN DARE, 94, of Little Ferry died Sunday. He was a supply supervisor for Renaissance Corp., Little Ferry. He was a former trustee of the Volunteer Savings and Loan Association, Little Ferry. He was an exempt member of Little Ferry Fire Department Hook and Ladder Company 1. Arrangements: Petrik Funeral Home, Bogota.
 

ANGELO DEFINA, 74, of Glen Ridge, formerly of North Bergen, died Thursday. Before retiring in 1990, he was a foreman for Grove Embroidery, West New York. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion post in Glen Ridge. Arrangements: Joseph Z. Konopka Funeral Home, North Bergen.
 

LORRAINE C. ZANNE DI ARCHANGEL, 62, of Ridgefield Park died Saturday. She was a member of the Roosevelt School Parent-Teacher Association, Ridgefield Park, where she served on the municipal guidance committee, the juvenile conference committee, and the first drug council. She was vice president of the Ridgefield Park High School PTA and a member of the Little League Baseball Auxiliary. She was a member of the Ridgefield Park Board of Education for 12 years, serving as president and vice president. She was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church, Ridgefield Park. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.
 

HARRY "JIM" EDWARDS, 65, of Wayne died Friday. Before retiring in 1997, he was superintendent of the West Point Mint, Highland Falls, N.Y., where he worked for 30 years. An Air Force veteran of the Korean War, he was a member, second vice commander, and historian of American Legion Post 174, Wayne. He also was a member of Elks Lodge 2181, Wayne. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

ELVIRA MONTEFORTE FERRANTI, 91, of Clifton died Saturday. Arrangements: Intelisano-Scarpa Funeral Home, Clifton.
 

JENNIE DiCAROLIS FRATELLO, 86, of Paramus, formerly of Hackensack, died Saturday. Before retiring, she was a waitress at Bowler City, Hackensack. She was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church, Hackensack. Arrangements: G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Service, Hackensack.
 

ANNE GIBSON, 76, of Paramus, formerly of Ridgewood, died Friday. Before retiring, she was a telephone operator for New Jersey Bell in Ridgewood. She was a parishioner of Mount Carmel R.C. Church, Ridgewood. Arrangements: C. C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
 

ELIZABETH HENDRICKS, 87, of Berkeley Township, formerly of Carlstadt and Hasbrouck Heights, died Friday. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary in Carlstadt. Arrangements: Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, Toms River.
 

MARILYN VON DWINGELO JENCSIK, 71, of Hawthorne died Saturday. Before retiring, she was a teletypist for Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Paramus, where she worked for 20 years. She was a member of St. Clement Episcopal Church, Hawthorne. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
 

ANNA "ANN" WHITE JOHNSON, 77, of Saddle Brook died Saturday. Arrangements: Patrick J. Conte Funeral Home, Elmwood Park.
 

LUISA E. PEREZ, 71, of Hallandale, Fla., formerly of West New York, died Thursday. Born in Cuba, she came to the United States in 1967. She had been a textile worker. Arrangements: Morgado Funeral Home, Union City.
 

GERTRUDE SIMMONS SHERWOOD, 79, of Wayne died Saturday. She had been a volunteer at the Westmont Home, Paterson. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

FRANK P. TILLI, 86, of Paterson died Saturday. Before retiring in 1987, he was a presser in the garment industry and a member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. He was a parishioner of St. Brendan R.C. Church, Clifton, and a member of the Societa Frainese Di Muoto, for which he served as finance secretary. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

JOSEPH H. TRIBUCHER of Toms River, formerly of West Paterson and Hackensack, died Saturday. He had been a self-employed sales and marketing executive in the computer industry. He was a Navy veteran and a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
 

IRENE TWAMLEY WATTERSON, 90, of Wayne, formerly of Paterson,died Friday. Before retiring in 1963, she was a private-duty licensed practical nurse. She was a former parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.
 

DORIS JACOBUCCI WURST, 59, of Pompton Plains, formerly of Bloomingdale, died Sunday. She had been director of medical records and personnel at the Oakland Care Center. Previously, she was a sales representative at Singer's clothing store, Pompton Lakes. She was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Pompton Lakes. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.


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