Miscellaneous Bergen County, New Jersey Obituaries

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Thursday, April 22, 1999

BLANCHE KOCHIN BEAL, 81, of Wayne died Tuesday. She had co-owned Kochin's Cafe, Paterson. Previously, she owned Blanche's Sweet Shop, Paterson. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Valley R.C. Church, Wayne. Arrangements: Moore's Home For Funerals, Wayne.
 

FRANK JAMES BRADLEY, 74, of Paterson died Tuesday. He owned Bradley's Service Station, Paterson. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Bonaventure R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Moore's Home For Funerals, Wayne.
 

MARIO CAPPA, 89, of Ridgefield Park died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1978, he was an automotive mechanic for Pontiac. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 259. He was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church, Ridgefield Park. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.
 

BRENDA MEADOR CUPO, 57, of Clifton died Tuesday. She was a parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church, Clifton. She was a member of the Jaycee-ettes, the Woman of Today Organization, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 7165, the Western Division Little League, and the Youth Week Committee, and served as assistant recording secretary for the Republican Club, all in Clifton. She was a member of the New Jersey Keywoman Club. Arrangements: Marrocco Memorial Chapel, Clifton.
 

ELIZABETH FUSCO DAMATO, 89, of Oakland, Md., formerly of Hoboken and Fort Lee, died Friday. She was a parishioner of St. Nicholas R.C. Church, Palisades Park. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home, Fort Lee.
 

ANGELINA GAGLIANO DeBIASI, 101, of Passaic, formerly of Clifton, died Tuesday. Born in Tunisia, she came to the United States in 1912. She had been a seamstress for the Merit Dress Co., Passaic, where she worked for 30 years. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Passaic. She was a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, Local 156, Passaic. Arrangements: Marrocco Memorial Chapel, Clifton.
 

THOMAS A. DeMIGLIO, 89, of Lyndhurst died Tuesday. He was born in Italy. Before retiring in 1970, he was a mechanic for American Can Co., Jersey City, where he worked for 48 years. Arrangements: Nazare Memorial Home, Lyndhurst.
 

MIKE DiGIACOMO, 84, of Paterson died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1970, he was a custodian for the Paterson school system for 25 years. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
 

IRMA B. EDWARDS, 83, of Paramus, formerly of Ridgewood, died April 11. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood. Arrangements: C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
 

CARL O. ENGELER, 74, of Little Falls died Tuesday. Born in Switzerland, he came to the United States in 1951. Before retiring in 1995, he was vice president of production for Ganes Chemical Co., Carlstadt, where he worked for 45 years. He was a parishioner of Holy Angels R.C. Church, Little Falls. He was a member of the Hudson Riding Club. He received a doctorate from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. Arrangements: Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, Clifton.
 
 

ANNA WARCHALOWSKI ESCOLANO, 86, of Carlstadt died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1977, she owned Escolano Farms, Carlstadt. She also was a seamstress. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, East Rutherford. She was a member of the Carlstadt Seniors. Arrangements: Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.
 

JOSEPH A. GUNTHER, 90, of Hillsdale, formerly of Teaneck, died Tuesday. Before retiring 15 years ago, he was a customs broker and owner of W. J. Burns and Co., New York City. He was a past grand knight and past district deputy of Knights of Columbus Council 2586, and was a fourth-degree knight of the Knights of Columbus Bishop O'Connor Council. Arrangements: The Colonial Chapels, Teaneck.
 

ANDREAS HARILAOU, 59, of Palisades Park died Tuesday. Born in Greece, he came to the United States in 1975. He was a glazier for Aachen Window Corp., New York City. Arrangements: A. K. Macagna Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
 

JOSEPH B. HRYCZYK, 83, of Wallington died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1977, he was a machine operator for Star Glo Corp., East Rutherford, where he worked for 10 years. Previously, he worked for Standard Bleachery. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2640, Wallington, and Disabled American Veterans Post 1, Passaic. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Wallington, and a former member of its Holy Name Society. He was a member of the Wallington Seniors. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Wallington.
 

ADOLPH "BUDDY" IANUZZI, 76, of Mahwah, formerly of Paramus, died Wednesday. Before retiring 10 years ago, he was an embroidery programmer for Brunner Bros. Co., Moonachie, where he worked for 38 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Berardinelli Forest Hill Memorial, Newark.
 

PETRONIA USAS JANIS, 85, of Clifton, formerly of Paterson and Fair Lawn, died Tuesday. She was a parishioner of St. Casimir Lithuanian R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Burnadz, Gorny & Opuda Lakeview Memorial Home, Clifton.
 

GRACE N. METZNER KLEIN, 73, of Rochelle Park died Wednesday. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus. 
 

ANTHONY MICHAEL LOSINO, 72, of Passaic died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1982, he was a machine operator for U.S. Rubber and for Okonite, both in Passaic, for 34 years. A Navy veteran of World War II, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2640, Wallington. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Church, Passaic. He was a former governor of the Passaic Moose Lodge. Arrangements: Intelisano-Scarpa Funeral Home, Clifton.
 

HERBERT MAY, 81, of Fort Lee and Hallandale, Fla., died Tuesday. Before retiring 10 years ago, he was an English professor for Jersey City State College. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Senior Adult Program of the Jewish Community Center on the Palisades, Tenafly. He was a member of the Teaneck Jewish Community Center. Arrangements: Gutterman-Musicant, Hackensack.
 

LOLA M. McMANUS, 96, of Park Ridge died Monday. She wrote and illustrated "Tales of the Appleby's Woods," a children's book that won first place in a national contest sponsored by the Philadelphia Writers Conference. Arrangements: Wanamaker and Carlough Funeral Home, Suffern, N.Y.
 
 

EDWARD O'CONNOR, 86, of Mahwah, formerly ofRidgewood, died Wednesday. Before retiring, he was a driver for the Department of Public Works, Ridgewood, where he worked for 16 years. Previously, he was a truck driver with Teamsters Union Local 807, Brooklyn, where he worked for 25 years. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
 

MARIA ELIZABETH TATARELLI PASCALE, 85, of Elmwood Park, formerly of Lodi, died Wednesday. She was a former parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. Arrangements: Patrick J. Conte Funeral Home, Elmwood Park.
 

JEAN A. BIERNIK PELAK of Little Falls died Tuesday. Arrangements: Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, Little Falls.
 

STEVEN J. PICCIALLO, 34, of Emerson, formerly of Hackensack, died Tuesday. He was a broker and sales agent for Prudential Atlantic, Hillsdale. He was a parishioner of Assumption R.C. Church, Emerson. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
 

ROSE M. ANDREJACK PLESNARSKI, 72, of Oakland died Tuesday. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church, Oakland, and a member of its Rosary Society. Arrangements: Oakland Memorial Home, Oakland.
 

KENNETH C. SCARPONE SR., 65, of Saddle Brook died Tuesday. He owned Ron-Ken Motors, Lodi, for 40 years. He was a Navy veteran. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, Lodi.
 

CHARLES H. SCHAEFER, 63, of Oradell died Tuesday. He owned Schaefer Sheet Metal, Fairview. He was an Army veteran. He was a member of Grace Church, Ridgewood. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Oradell.
 

JOHN CHARLES SCUDDER, 62, of Wilmington, Del., formerly of Passaic, died Friday. He was employed by Montell Polyolefins Co. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Passaic.
 

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

CHARLES H. STRATHEARN, 80, of Rochelle Park died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1984, he was a purchasing director for what is now Hackensack University Medical Center. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Elks Lodge 2001, Paramus, and the American Society for Hospital Purchasing Agents. He was a past president of the Bergen-Passaic Purchasing Group. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Maywood.
 

ANNA C. TURRIAN, 87, of Washington Township, formerly of Union City, died Tuesday. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
 

Friday, April 23, 1999
 

FRANCES M. KOVARIK ARMITAGE, 81, of Mattapoisett, Mass., formerly of Bergenfield, died Thursday. Arrangements: Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, Mattapoisett.
 

ALAN B. BARON, 47, of Wayne died Thursday. He was a credit manager for The C.I.T. Group, New York City. He was a member of Congregation Shomrei Torah, Wayne. He was a graduate of City College of New York. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
 

ALBERT BORDUIN, 76, of Belhaven, N.C., formerly of Franklin Lakes, died Thursday. Before retiring nine years ago, he owned Borduin Co., Prospect Park, for 35 years. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. He was a charter member and elder of Franklin Lakes Christian Reformed Church. He was a member of Gideons International, a former counselor and executive board member of the the Calvinist Cadet Corps Eastern Council, and he served on the building committee of the Eastern Christian School Association, North Haledon. He was a member of the Hawthorne Master Plumbers Association. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

FLOYD LEROY CONWAY, 75, of Englewood died Wednesday. Before retiring, he was a warehouse supervisor for Fastener Distributors Co., Saddle Brook, where he worked for 43 years. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Henry Douglas American Legion Post 58 , Englewood. He was a member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Leonia, its usher and trustee boards, and its senior choir. He was a former member of Community Baptist Church, Englewood. Arrangements: Nesbitt Funeral Home, Englewood.
 

MARY MOLINARI DALLARA, 88, of Hasbrouck Heights died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1975, she was a custodian for Bloomingdale's, Flushing, N.Y. She was a parishioner of Corpus Christi R.C. Church, Hasbrouck Heights. Arrangements: Kohler Funeral Home, Wood-Ridge.
 

VINCENT "JIM" DiGUGLIELMO, 88, of Elmwood Park died Tuesday. Before retiring, he was a foreman for Jacquard Fabrics. He was a member of the Senior Leisure Club and Homeowners Association, both in Elmwood Park. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

ROCCO "ROY" FAVA, 75, of Clifton died Monday. Born in Italy, he came to the United States in 1939. He had owned and operated Park Barbers, Nutley, for 40 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: S. W. Brown and Son Funeral Home, Nutley. 
 

BERNARD FITZGERALD, 72, of West Milford died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a longshoreman with the International Longshoremen's Association, New York City. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Richards Funeral Home, West Milford.
 

DR. BARBARA C. GIBBS-ANDERSON,70, of Tenafly died Wednesday. She had been a psychiatrist at Barnard College, New York City. She was a graduate of Howard University, Washington, D.C. Arrangements: Alphonso E. Brown Funeral Home, Hackensack.
 

MARY "KELLEY" GROGINS, 86, of Hackensack died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a factory worker for Reed Lane, Hackensack. She was a member of Macedonia Temple, Hackensack. Arrangements: Alphonso E. Brown Funeral Home, Hackensack.
 

MARYELLEN HEBELER, of Harrington Park died Tuesday. Born in Scotland, she came to the United States in 1911. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Victories R.C. Church, Harrington Park, and its Rosary Society. She was a charter member of the Catholic Daughters of America and Club 50, both in Harrington Park. During World War II, she was in charge of the Army Regulations Division of Camp Shanks, Orangeburg, N.Y. Arrangements: Moritz Funeral Home, Closter. 
 

GEORGE J. HEIDELMEIER, 63, of Monroe Township, formerly of Haworth, died Wednesday. Before retiring, he was president of Bergen Art Lighting, Tenafly, where he worked for 29 years. Arrangements: Lester Memorial Home, Jamesburg.
 

HATTIE ISHAM, 76, of Montclair, formerly of Paterson, died Monday. She was a member of the Canaan Baptist Church, Paterson. She was a member of Queen Anora Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 25, Newark. Arrangements: LaGarde Family Funeral Home, Clifton.
 

PAUL H. KLEIN, 72, of New Milford died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1983, he was a manager for Nice Stuff Co., East Orange. Previously, he was an admissions officer for the Veterans Administration Hospital, East Orange. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a volunteer with YM-YWHA, Washington Township. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home, Fort Lee.
 

SOPHIA KOLBUSZ,94, of Bogota died Thursday. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Bogota. Arrangements: Petrik Funeral Home, Bogota.
 

RICHARD J. LANGSTAFF, 84, of Fair Lawn died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1976, he was a process engineer for Curtiss-Wright Aeronautical Corp., Wood-Ridge, where he worked for 31 years. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
 

CARL WALL LARSEN, 83, of Bethlehem Conn., formerly of Norwood, died Thursday. Before retiring, he was superintendent for American Export Isbrandsten Lines, Hoboken, where he worked for 47 years. He was active in the Norwood High School Parent Teacher Organization. Arrangements: Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home, Woodbury, Conn.
 

ANTONIO MARINO, 78, of Union City died Thursday. Born in Italy, he came to the United States in 1953. Before retiring in 1978, he was a gas line mechanic forPublic Service Electric and Gas Co., Jersey City, where he worked for 25 years. He was a member of the Teamsters-Pipe Fitters Union. Arrangements: Hennessey-Powell Funeral Home, Hasbrouck Heights.
 

WILBER JAMES "KIAMO" MATHIS, 59, of Passaic died Wednesday. He owned a limousine service. Previously, he was employed by Revlon. He was an Army veteran. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Passaic.
 

DR. MICHAEL MONROE, 50, of Ridgewood died Thursday. He practiced general dentistry in Ridgewood for 24 years and served on the staff at the Valley Hospital for 19 years. He was a parishioner of St. Gabriel R.C. Church, Saddle River. He was a member of the Bergen County Dental Society and the American Dental Association. He was a member of the Ridgewood Country Club. He was a graduate of the Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry. Arrangements: C. C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood. 
 

ELIZABETH EVERETT MOWREY, 84, of Wayne, formerly of Lincoln Park, died April 16. Arrangements: Keri Memorial Home, Lincoln Park.
 

THOMAS JUDGE PATERSON, 83, of Wyckoff died Wednesday. Born in Scotland, he came to the United States when he was 7. Before retiring in 1981, he was a plant manager for Continental Can Co., Paterson, where he worked for 52 years. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Ridgewood Hobbyist Club. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

EILEEN M. WELSTEAD PIEKARZ, 56, of Clifton died Wednesday. She was an administrative director for DSM Resins Co., Elmwood Park, where she worked for 10 years. Previously, she worked for William Wrigley Co., Saddle Brook. She was a parishioner of St. Paul R.C. Church, Clifton. She was past president of School 1 Parent Teacher Association, Clifton. She was a former member of the advisory council for Elmwood Park High School. She was a member of the Oradell Archery Association, the Paramus Bowling League, and the Women's Softball League, Clifton. She was a volunteer for the Wallington Lions Club. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Wallington. 
 

MILTON C. TUMA, 75, of Carlstadt died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1985, he was a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service, Garfield, where he worked for 38 years. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2867 and American Legion Post 255, both in Garfield, and of Disabled American Veterans, Clifton. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, East Rutherford. He was a member of the Carlstadt Seniors. Arrangements: Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.
 

EILEEN C. WALTER, 92, of Old Tappan died Wednesday. She was a parishioner of St. Pius X R.C. Church, Old Tappan. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.


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