Miscellaneous Bergen County, New Jersey Obituaries

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Sunday, May 28, 2000

CIRIACO Y. ARIOLA, 89, of Dumont died Wednesday. He was born in the Philippines. Before retiring 25 years ago, he was a radio mechanic for RCA Corp. He was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Dumont. Arrangements: Frech Funeral Home, Dumont.
 

WALTER BEHNKE, 82, of Cresskill died Saturday. Before retiring, he was an art director at Prentice-Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Barrett Funeral Home, Tenafly.
 

ADELAIDE J. DANSEN BOGERT, 86, of Warminster, Pa., formerly of New Milford, died Thursday. She was a former member of Northside Christian Reformed Church, Clifton. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
 

PASQUALE "PATSY" CILENTO, 87, of Fair Lawn died Friday. Before retiring in 1974, he was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in Paterson, where he worked for 25 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church, Fair Lawn. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Fair Lawn.
 

PETER P. COLINO, 73, of Manahawkin, formerly of East Rutherford and Jersey City, died Friday. Before retiring in 1992, he was a maintenance worker for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority for 35 years. Arrangements: Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, Lyndhurst.
 

EMMA La CROIX De GRAFF of Lodi died Wednesday. She was a member of First Reformed Church, Saddle Brook, and the Lodi Seniors. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

FLORENCE S. DODDS, 78, of Yardley, Pa., and Siesta Key, Fla., formerly of Teaneck, died Thursday. She had been a secretary at St. George School, Paterson, and was active in its Parent-Teacher Association. Arrangements: FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, Yardley.
 

ROSE M. DUFFY, 84, of Catonsville, Md., formerly of Maywood, died Friday. She had been a parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Peace R.C. Church, Maywood. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
 

WALTER GATES, 79, of Monmouth Beach, formerly of Maywood, died Saturday. Before retiring in 1991, he co-owned Gates Construction Co., Maywood, for 41 years. He was a founder of the Teterboro Aviation Hall of Fame and a member of Masonic Lodge 194, Ridgefield Park. Arrangements: John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank.
 

MARY LOCHNER GRAHAM, 94, of Haledon died Friday. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, North Haledon, where she had taught Sunday school for many years. Arrangements: Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, Franklin Lakes.
 

CATHERINE E. GUY, 82, of Ridgefield Park died Friday. Before retiring in 1992, she was a payroll manager for Douglas Elliman Inc., New York City, where she worked for 40 years. She was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church, Ridgefield Park. Arrangements: Petrik Funeral Home, Bogota.
 

GEORGE HOFFMAN, 92, of Westwood died Friday. Arrangements: Barrett Funeral Home, Tenafly.
 

CHARLES C. KING, 83, of Oakland died Monday. Before retiring in 1983, he was a licensing manager for C.E. Lummus Co., Montclair. Previously, he was a vice president of Hydrocarbon Research Inc., Paris, N.Y. He was a contributor to the Manhattan Project during World War II. He was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Arrangements: Oakland Memorial Home.
 
 
 

REGINA KRIEGER LOW, 97, of West New York died Friday. She was born in Poland. Before retiring in 1975, she co-owned Low's Foodland, West New York, for 40 years. She was a member of Talmud Torah Synagogue, West New York, and its Sisterhood. Arrangements: Gutterman-Musicant, Hackensack.
 

MILDRED C. SCUCCI MAZZEI, 92, of Lyndhurst died Friday. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Seniors and the Mount Carmel Seniors, both in Lyndhurst. Arrangements: Nazare Memorial Home, Lyndhurst.
 

PATRICIA MOCKLER, 47, of Hawthorne, formerly of Paterson and Totowa, died Friday. She was supervisor of the word processing center of the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office, Paterson, where she worked for 30 years. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.
 

HELEN S. MURPHY, 85, of Clifton died Friday. Before retiring in 1980, she was an invoice clerk for A&P, Paterson, where she worked for 40 years. She was a parishioner of St. Andrew R.C. Church, Clifton. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.
 

PAMELA ANN NEWMAN, 32, of Fair Lawn, formerly of Upper Saddle River, died Friday. She had been a dental assistant for Dr. Segal in Emerson and Dr. Shacknow in East Rutherford. She was a member of Old North Reformed Church, Dumont, and was director of the Asbury Choir and a member of the Hand Bell Choir, both of Grace United Methodist Church, Wyckoff. She was a member of the Registered Dental Hygienist Association and the Stella Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Garfield. She also had performed charitable dance and choreography work. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

ANNA FANELLI PALLADINO, 99, of Wood-Ridge, formerly of Jersey City, died Thursday. She was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1917. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Assumption R.C. Church and was a former member of the Women's Club, both in Wood-Ridge. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.
 

OLGA C. STRAKAS PANA, 81, of Palisades Park died Friday. Before retiring, she was a seamstress for J&A, West New York. She was a parishioner of St. Michael R.C. Church, Palisades Park. She was a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union in New York City and the Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4365 and the Senior Citizens, both in Palisades Park. Arrangements: Blackley Funeral Home, Ridgefield.
 

VINCENZA FASOLINA PECORARO, 68, of Hawthorne died Friday. She was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1966. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Arrangements: Scillieri Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

PETER PEREIRA, 71, of Closter died Friday. He was born in India. He had worked for Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City. Arrangements: Barrett Funeral Home, Tenafly.
 

PINNA YAVROUYAN PERINJIAN, 91, of Demarest, formerly of Teaneck, died Friday. She was born in Turkey and came to the United States in 1942. She was a member of St. Thomas Armenian Apostolic Church, Tenafly. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home, Fort Lee.
 

PHILOMENA SABBATINO, 82, of Endicott, N.Y., formerly of Dumont, died Monday. Arrangements: Barrett Funeral Home, Tenafly.
 

HENRIETTA D. SCHULTZ WILLIAMS, 79, of Waldwick died Saturday. She had been a secretary for Lubrizol Corp., Woodcliff Lake. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

JOHN WILSON, 68, of Saddle Brook died Friday. Before retiring, he was a machinist for Continental Can Co., Clifton. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
 

Monday, May 29, 2000

GUILLERMO ARENAS, 77, of Wallington died Saturday. He was born in Mexico and came to the United States in 1943. Before retiring in 1988, he was a mixer for Colonial Printing Co., Carlstadt, where he worked for 15 years. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Wallington.
 

CARRIE C. SAMPLE AYERS, 86, of Englewood and Accomac, Va., died Friday. Before retiring in 1976, she was a seafood processor at Willis' Wharf in Willis Wharf, Va., where she worked for 40 years. Arrangements: Nesbitt Funeral Home, Englewood.
 

SAVERIO "SAM" BEVILACQUA, 81, of Lodi, formerly of Garfield and Wallington, died Sunday. Before retiring in 1984, he was a maintenance millwright for J. L. Prescott, where he worked for 13 years. More recently, he was a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of United Textile Workers of America Local 284. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. He was a member of American Legion Post 255, Garfield; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2640, Wallington; and Elks Lodge 2267, the 40/8 Club, and the Seniors, all in Garfield. Arrangements: Marrocco Memorial Chapel, Clifton.
 

ADELAIDE SCOGNAMIGLIO BISCEGLIA, 76, of Wayne died Thursday. Before retiring, she was a bookkeeper at New Arden Chemical and previously worked for American Skein Dyeing Co., both in Paterson. She was a parishioner of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary R.C. Church, Wayne. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
 

EDWARD S. CARROLL, 88, of Wayne, formerly of West Paterson, died Sunday. Before retiring in 1977, he was an executive for Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. in Newark and Parsippany, where he worked for 30 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Consolation R.C. Church, Wayne, and a former parishioner of St. Bonaventure R.C. Church, West Paterson, where he had been a member of the Holy Name Society. He had served as a councilman in West Paterson from 1961 to 1963 and was a member of its Democratic Club. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
 

ELIZABETH M. VAXMONSKY CHMARNEY, 76, of Lodi died Saturday. Before retiring, she worked for Reed-Lane Co., South Hackensack. She was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Passaic, and a member of its Rosary Society. She was recording secretary of Slovak Catholic Sokols Wreath 2, Passaic. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Lexington Avenue, Clifton.
 

NORMA C. MODROW CHRISTOPHEL, 88, of Montvale died Saturday. Arrangements: Robert Spearing Funeral Home, Park Ridge.
 

MARIA CARBONE COZZOLINO, 87, of Garfield, formerly of Lodi, died Sunday. She was born in Italy. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin R.C. Church, Garfield. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.
 

FLORENCE E. DEMBY CROCKETT, 85, of Teaneck died Thursday. Before retiring in 1981, she was a clerk for the U.S. Postal Service in New York City, where she worked for 37 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Teaneck, where she was president of the Flower Guild; a member of the Sunday school and the culinary committee; a former member of the Senior Choir; coordinator of the Vacation Bible School; treasurer of the Women's Fellowship, and attendant of the Senior Services Outreach Program. She was a member of the 369th Veterans Association of New Jersey District Wives and the Bergen County chapter of the NAACP in Englewood. Arrangements: Nesbitt Funeral Home, Englewood.
 

FRANCES TRAWINSKI DeGREGORIO, 53, of Garfield died Saturday. She was a cashier at Value City in Paramus. Previously, she was a receiving clerk for Macy's in Paramus. She was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Kostka R.C. Church, Garfield. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Garfield.
 

MARY DI PERI DI GIULIO, 97, of Ho-Ho-Kus, formerly of Lodi, died Sunday. Before retiring, she owned A&M Dress Co., Lodi, for 52 years. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.
 

ANGELO FABI, 55, of Fair Lawn died Saturday. He was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1970. He was a self-employed carpenter. He was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church, Fair Lawn. Arrangements: Marrocco Memorial Chapel, Clifton.
 

DONALD A. GROSS, 52, of East Brunswick, formerly of Fair Lawn, died Friday. He was a news reporter for the Staten Island Advance, covering beats including police and courts, the environment, and science and health. He was awarded the 1996 Marguerite Higgins Journalism Award for his coverage of the activation of National Guard troops on Staten Island during the Blizzard of 1996 and was a finalist for the Deadline Club Award for excellence in journalism, given by the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for his series on managed health-care insurance. Previously, he was editor of the Prospect Press in Brooklyn. He was a graduate of Emerson College, Boston, and received a master's degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
 

WALTER T. HUGHES of Wayne died Saturday. Before retiring in 1989, he was a business development manager for Singer-Kearfott Corp., Little Falls, where he worked for 30 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War, and also had served in the Merchant Marine. He was a graduate of Long Island University in Brooklyn. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
 

ROBERT LEE "HEY Y'ALL" LOWERY, 79, of Englewood died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1986, he was a presser for Royal Cleaners, Englewood, and Litz Cleaners, Fort Lee. He attended Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Englewood. Arrangements: Nesbitt Funeral Home, Englewood.
 

ELEANOR Mc GOWAN MAITLAND, 86, of Parsippany-Troy Hills, formerly of Paterson, died Saturday. Arrangements: M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.
 

FRANK MARANINO, 74, of Morris Plains, formerly of Paterson, died Saturday. Before retiring, he was a maintenance and mechanic supervisor for Fabric Color, Paterson. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

TILLIE ROTHENSTEIN OLHA, 86, of Hawthorne, formerly of Haledon, died Saturday. Before retiring in 1969, she was a seamstress in New York City for 20 years. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
 

VINCENZA FASOLINO PECORARO, 68, of Hawthorne died Friday. She was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1966. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Arrangements: Scillieri Funeral Home, Paterson.
 

GEORGE P. SMITH, 89, of Mahwah died Sunday. Before retiring in 1974, he was sales training director for Texaco Inc., where he worked for 40 years. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a charter member of the Irving Park Christian Reformed Church, Midland Park, where he served as elder, and was a member of the Cedar Hill Christian Reformed Church, Wyckoff. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
 

JOHN J. SZCZYGIEL, 78, of Wallington, formerly of Passaic, died Friday. Before retiring in 1997, he was a custodian at Montclair State University, where he worked for 22 years. Previously, he worked for Manhattan Rubber Co., Passaic. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Wallington.
 

MEGAN MARIE TIBBS, 17, of Oakland died Saturday. She was a senior at Indian Hills High School. She was a member of Teens Need Teens and was art editor of the school newspaper. Arrangements: Frech Funeral Home, Dumont.


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