Miscellaneous Bergen County, New Jersey Obituaries

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Monday, April 19, 1999

WILLIAM "BILLY" BARNES of Paterson died Thursday. He was a telephone salesman in Fairfield. He was an honorary deputy sheriff in Essex County. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

JOSEPH BATESKO, 80, of Clifton died Sunday. Before retiring in 1974, he worked for Curtiss-Wright Co., Wood-Ridge, for 35 years. An Air Force veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Pavlik-Koster Veterans of Foreign Wars, Wallington, and the Disabled American Veterans, Clifton. He was a parishioner of Saints Peter and Paul Polish National Catholic Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Van Houten Avenue, Clifton.
 

MICHAEL CHIARENZA, 32, of Fair Lawn died Saturday. He was an operations specialist for DSL Client Services Inc., Clifton. He was a former member of the Haworth Golf Club. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Fair Lawn.
 

MIECHYSLAW DUDEK, 76, of Oxford, Conn., formerly of Garfield, died Saturday. He was born in Poland. Before retiring in 1994, he was a machine operator for Panasonic Corp., where he worked for 20 years. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.
 

HOWARD JACOBS, 74, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Paramus, died Sunday. Before retiring in 1984, he was a salesman for Seton Hall, Boston, where he worked for 36 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Metropolitan Fashion Salesmen Exhibitors and the National Association of Women's and Children's Apparel Salesmen. Arrangements: Gutterman-Musicant, Hackensack.
 

PHYLLIS YURATO MANCUSO, 83, of Paterson died Thursday. Arrangements: Direct Cremations, Paterson.
 

MARY HAHOFER MAROSITS, 88, of Wayne died Sunday. She was a parishioner of Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Passaic. She was a member of the Burgen Laender Benefit Society. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

DOROTHY OREFICE, 63, of Lake Mary, Fla., formerly of Fair Lawn, died Saturday. She was a customer service manager for Miller-Plante Inc. Arrangements: Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home, Lake Mary/Sanford, Fla.
 
 

FANNIE LOUISE COX SHERRILL, 83, of Petersburg, Va., formerly of Paterson, died Friday. She had been a domestic worker, worked in a bookbinding factory, and been a saleswoman for Meyer Bros. department store, Paterson. She was a member of First AME Zion Church, its Women's Missionary Board, and the Excelsior Club, all in Paterson. She was a member of Mount Pleasant AME Zion Church, Statesville, N.C. Arrangements: Davis-Mangum Mortuary, Statesville.
 

JANET TERRY SPILLANE, 78, of Toms River, formerly of Paramus, died Saturday. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
 

EDWARD W. STRUNCK, 73, of Secaucus died Friday. He had been a helper at Franklin Smith Electrical Supply Co., Secaucus, where he worked for many years. He had served in the U.S. merchant marine. He was a member of Trucking Employees of North Jersey Local 617 and the Secaucus Golden Age Club. Arrangements: Mack Memorial Home, Secaucus.
 

EDITH PELLEGRINO SUTLIFF, 81, of North Caldwell died Saturday. Before retiring in 1967, she worked for the Ferncliff Golf Course, West Caldwell. Previously, she worked for Curtiss-Wright Corp., Fairfield. Arrangements: Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, Little Falls.
 

VIRGINIA PRESTO TAMBURO, 76, of Southbury, Conn., formerly of Lodi, died Saturday. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin R.C. Church, Garfield, where she was a member of the Rosary and Sacred Heart societies. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.
 

ANNA TAUBERT, 99, of Clifton died Saturday. Born in Germany, she came to the United States in 1969. Before retiring, she was a weaver for Botany Mills, Passaic. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Passaic, and its WELCA Association. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.
 

ANGELINA JOSE TERRANOVA, 84, of Hasbrouck Heights, formerly of Palisades Park, died Saturday. Before retiring, she was a seamstress for Vefeo Studio, Palisades Park. She was a parishioner of Corpus Christi R.C. Church, Hasbrouck Heights, and a former member of the Lodi Senior Citizens. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.
 

HEDLEY V. THOMPSON JR., 83, of Woodcliff Lake died Friday. Before retiring in 1977, he owned HVT Enterprises, Woodcliff Lake, for 30 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.

Tuesday, April 20, 1999
 

BERJOUHE TUTUIAN AVAKIAN, 88, of Juno Beach, Fla., formerly of Glen Rock, died Sunday. She was born in Turkey. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Fair Lawn.
 

WILLIAM J. BALALA, 89, of Little Ferry died Monday. Before retiring in 1971, he was an electrician for Curtiss-Wright Corp., Wood-Ridge, where he worked for 37 years. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Little Ferry.
 

ELIZABETH K. LUTZ BLEICHER, 71, of Wayne died Sunday. Before retiring in 1983, she was a customer service representative for Mack Wayne Plastics, Wayne. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary R. C. Church, Wayne. She was a member of the Wayne Golden Age Circle, Packanack Bowling League, and Packanack Country Club. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

ANNA R. DAMIANO BOLOGNA, 86, of Manahawkin, formerly of West Paterson, died Monday. Before retiring in 1975, she worked for Over Brook Hospital, Cedar Grove, for 20 years. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, West Paterson. 
 

JAMES BRENNAN, 78, of Bloomingdale, formerly of Palisades Park, died Sunday. Before retiring in 1983, he was a blacksmith for Empire City Subway Co., New York City, where he worked for 42 years. He was a parishioner of St. Michael R. C. Church, Palisades Park. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home, Fort Lee.
 

MARY MARIANO CALABRESE, 79, of Jersey City died Sunday. Before retiring in 1979, she was a dental assistant for Dr. Cangero, Jersey City. Previously, she was a postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service, Dehue, W.Va. Arrangements: Riotto Funeral Home, Jersey City.

ELSA CARLSON, 91, of Wyckoff died Saturday. She was born in Sweden. Before retiring 30 years ago, she was an executive secretary for Marshall Field & Co., Skokie, Ill., where she worked for 10 years. Arrangements: Blackley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ridgefield.
 

FIORA BISCOCCHI COSTELLA, 89, of Wayne died Monday. Born in Scotland, she came to the United States in 1958. She had been a pasta maker for Mama Leone Restaurant, New York City, where she worked for 20 years. Arrangements: Marrocco Memorial Chapel, CLifton. 
 

ELIZABETH "BETTY" BENINCASA DE LORENZO, 93, of Hackensack died Monday. She was born in Italy. Before retiring in 1953, she owned Betty's Luncheonette, Bogota. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Episcopal Church, Hackensack, and its Ladies Guild. She was a member of the Friendly Club and Golden Age Club, both in Hackensack. Arrangements: G.Thomas Gentile Funeral Service, Hackensack.
 

RONALD DIORIO, 63, of Rochelle Park,formerly of Fair Lawn, died Monday. He had worked for the Continental Can Co., Paterson. He was an Army veteran. He was a member of the American Legion, Rochelle Park. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Maywood.
 

HELEN S. ROMITO GIOIA, 68, of Ridgefield Park died Sunday. Before retiring, she was a manager for Midland Bank, Oradell, and also worked for the customer service department at Lord & Taylor, Paramus. She was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church, Ridgefield Park. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.
 

JOHN JACOB HASBROUCK, 76, of Jersey City died Sunday. Before retiring, he was a journalist and political editor for The Hudson Dispatch. He also served as secretary to the mayors of Hoboken and North Bergen. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, Jersey City. He was a 1951 graduate of the University of Miami. Arrangements: Alvarez-Marshello Funeral Home, Jersey City.
 

MAUREEN RITA O'CONNELL HOEY, 59, of Randolph, formerly of Rutherford and Lyndhurst, died Sunday. Before retiring in 1998, she was a school nurse for the Lyndhurst public schools, where she worked for 18 years. She had owned Tara's Dance Studio, Rutherford and Carlstadt, where she taught belly dancing. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Lyndhurst. Arrangements: Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, Lyndhurst.
 

ASTRID K. JOHANNESSEN, 73, of Port Charlotte, Fla., formerly of Ramsey, died Saturday. She was born in Norway. Arrangements: Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Charlotte, Fla. 
 

HELEN M. KELLER, 80, of Hillsdale, formerly of Washington Township, died Monday. Before retiring in 1981, she had been a clerk for Bestfoods, Englewood Cliffs, where she worked for 10 years. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
 

MARY B. MURRAY KELLY of Fair Lawn died Saturday. Before retiring, she had been a teacher for homebound children. She was a parishioner of St. Catharine R.C. Church, Glen Rock. A 1928 graduate of St. Joseph's College for Women, she received her master's degree from New York University. Arrangements: Feeney Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
 

MARY KRILL, 90, of Park Ridge died Sunday. She had been a floor lady and seamstress for School House Factory and St. Clair Garment, both in St. Clair, Pa. Arrangements: Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, St. Clair, Pa.
 

THERESA CAROLA MALONEY, 88, of Plainsboro, formerly of Paterson, died Sunday. She was born in Italy. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

LEONARD D. MARTINO, 69, of Ho-Ho-Kus died April 6. Before retiring in 1996, he was a production manager for Skillcraft Inc., Manhattan. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Subsequently, he served in the Army Reserve. He was a member of the Bensonhurst Italian-American Mutual Aid Society. Arrangements: Amato and Marasco Funeral Service, Brooklyn.
 

RICHARD A. MAZANEC, 52, of Wayne died Monday. He was vice president of marketing and sales for Arrow Fasteners, Saddle Brook, where he worked for 26 years. He was a member of the Passaic County Police Chiefs Association. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
 

MARY A. MATTHEWS McLAUGHLIN, 89, of Fort Lee died Monday. She had been a telephone operator for New York Telephone Co., New York City. Arrangements: Riewerts Memorial Home, Bergenfield.
 

OLIVER W. MORRICE JR., 72, of Rutherford died Sunday. He owned Patio Florist, Cedar Grove, for 20 years. Previously he was a vice president of J. M. Towne, and a co-owner of Jalm & Co. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.
 

HILDRETH BAUMANN OLSEN, 94, of Fairview died Sunday. Arrangements: McCorry Bros. Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
 

WILLIAM B. PALKO, 67, of Little Falls died Sunday. He was chairman emeritus of Palko Engineering and Supply Co., where he worked for 43 years. Previously, he was a mortgage manager for Carteret Savings and Loan Association, Newark. He was past president and trustee of the Boys' and Girls' Club, a lifetime member of the Police Benevolent Association, and former director and temporary chairman of the YMCA, all in Garfield. He was also a former director of the Passaic Valley United Way. He was a former member of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's affirmative action compliance committee. He was a former director of the N.J. Savings and Loan Association. He was a member of the North Jersey Credit and Trade Club. He was a graduate of Rutgers University and a member of its Alumni Association. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.
 

DOLORES T. PRZEBIEGLEC, 68, of North Arlington died Monday. Before retiring 16 years ago, she was a secretary for the North Arlington Police Department. Previously, she was a secretary for the North Arlington Clerk's Office. She was a parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Peace R.C. Church, North Arlington. Arrangements: Parow Funeral Home, North Arlington.
 

SARINA SALERNO,86, of Mahwah died Sunday. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

GLORIA TRIPSAS SCERRA, 56, of Bushkill, Pa., formerly of Paterson, died Saturday. She was a former nurse's aide for Wayne General Hospital, Wayne, and the Lincoln Park Convalescent Center. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

HERMAN SCHULMAN, 77, of Leonia died Sunday. He was president of Schulman's, Teaneck, where he worked for 47 years. He was a veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Gutterman Musicant, Hackensack.
 

DANIEL FREDERICK SEABERT, 80, of Passaic died Sunday. Before retiring in 1987, he was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, Passaic, where he worked for 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Nicholas R.C. Church, Passaic. He was secretary of the Passaic and North Jersey Homing Pigeon Clubs. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.
 

SHIRLEY SMITH, 72, of Colorado Springs, Colo., formerly of Bergenfield, died Saturday. She was born in England. She was a manufacturing supervisor. Arrangements: Nolan Funeral Home, Colorado Springs.
 

RAYE LEVIS STOKAMER, 91, of Teaneck died Monday. She was born in Russia. She was a past president of Hadassah, Bergen County. Arrangements: Gutterman Musicant Funeral Home, Hackensack.

LOUIS G. STUEBE, 80, of Toms River, formerly of Bergenfield, died Sunday. Before retiring, he was a printer for Biocraft Lab, Elmwood Park. Arrangements: Riewerts Memorial Home, Bergenfield.
 

EDWARD A. VANDERFLIET, 62, of Oradell died Monday. He had been a bus driver for New Jersey Transit, Maplewood, for 15 years. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Elks Lodge 2593, Dumont. Arrangements: Alesso Funeral Home, Lodi.
 

EUGENE WENK, 71, of Rutherford died Thursday. He taught anatomy at New York Medical College. He received a master's degree from Columbia University and a doctorate from New York Medical College. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.
 

KENNETH WOLF, 71, of Closter died Saturday. Before retiring in 1991, he owned Uni-Cast Inc. dental laboratory, New York City. He was an Army National Guard veteran of the Korean War. Arrangements: Robert Schoem Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
 

ANNA V. WIELAND ZUENDT, 101, of Oradell, formerly of River Edge and Bergenfield, died Sunday. She was a member of the Reformed Church of Oradell; AARP and SCORE, both in River Edge; and the Tilden Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star, Bergenfield. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Oradell.


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