Miscellaneous Bergen County, New Jersey Obituaries

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Thursday, February 18, 1999

CAROLINA CENTRELLA AVELLA, 88, of Fort Lee, formerly of Union City, died Monday. She was a parishioner of St. Rocco R.C. Church, Union City, and a member of its St. Anthony and Our Lady of Mount Carmel societies. Arrangements: Clerici Funeral Home, Union City.

PATRICIA GALINUS BAILEY, 57, of the Haskell section of Wanaque died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1996, she worked at the ShopRite in Oakland for 13 years. She was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church, Haskell. Arrangements: D'Agostino Funeral Home, Haskell.

ANNE KORKINER BENNETT, 81, of Clifton, formerly of Hackensack and Teaneck, died Wednesday. Arrangements: Intelisano-Scarpa Funeral Home, Clifton. 

MURRAY BERGER, 71, of Tamarac, Fla., formerly of Englewood, died Tuesday. He had owned All World Forwarding, New York City. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Wien & Wien, Englewood.

HENRY J. BOEDE, 81, of Westwood died Wednesday. Before retiring, he was a driver for Scholastic Bus Co. Previously, he was a route salesman of dairy products for Amity-Westchester Co., where he worked for 30 years. He was an auxiliary police officer in Westwood. Arrangements: Robert Spearing Funeral Home, Park Ridge.

SONIA F. CASPER of Mobile, Ala., formerly of Englewood, died Wednesday. She was a member of the National Council of Jewish Women and ORT. Arrangements: Radney-Belmany Funeral Home, Mobile.

LYLE T. CULBERT JR., 64, of East Rutherford, formerly of Paterson, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1996, he was a salesman for Wonder Bread, Carlstadt, where he worked for 32 years. He was an Army veteran. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.

NELLIE HOOK DEKKER, 96, of the Pompton Plains section of Pequannock,formerly of Clifton, died Wednesday. She was a member of Netherland Reformed Church, Clifton. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.

CHARLOTTE HOUDESHEL DOHNER, 85, of Allendale died Sunday. She was a member of Highlands Presbyterian Church and the Woman's Club, both in Allendale. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.

CATHERINE B. SABIA DONOVAN, 85, of Wayne died Tuesday. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary R.C. Church, Wayne. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.

SYLVIA H. EAGAN, 72, of Washington Township died Tuesday. She was a member of Emerson Assembly of God. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.

WILLIAM DAVY "MR. BILL" EDWARDS JR., 76, of Rutherford died Tuesday. Before retiring, he was a salesman for Bremmen Automotive, Wayne. He was a member of the Little League, Rutherford. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.

FRANK ENHOFFER SR. of Saddle Brook died Monday. He owned Tony's restaurant, Rochelle Park. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church, Saddle Brook, and its Seniors. He was a member of the AARP. Arrangements: Edward F. Kugler Community Home For Funerals, Saddle Brook.

SALVATORE GRECO, 76, of Lodi died Wednesday. He was born in Italy. Before retiring in 1989, he was a laborer for Panta Products, Butler, where he worked for 20 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin R.C. Church, Garfield. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.

WILLIAM GREENE, 84, of Hawthorne, formerly of Prospect Park, died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1974, he was a mason for the A.J. Fox Co., Englewood. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Hawthorne. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.

FRANCIS A. HASLETT, 98, of East Rutherford, formerly of Jersey City, died Tuesday. Before retiring, he was a patrolman in Jersey City. He was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Rutherford. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.

JOHN J. HLAVATI, 80, of Passaic died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1984, he owned Bond Embroidery Co., Wallington, for 40 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7165, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 2, and American Legion Post 8, all in Clifton. He was a past commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 504, Passaic, where he was a member of Pup Tent 9, Military Order of Cootie. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.

JOSEPH HOLZLI, 89, of Clifton, formerly of Passaic and Jersey City, died Tuesday. Born in Hungary, he came to the United States in 1950. Before retiring, he was a metal polisher for Allied Plastic Mold Co., Saddle Brook, where he worked for 22 years. He was a parishioner of St. Stephen R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Lexington Avenue, Clifton.

RICHARD B. KELLY, 72, of Lakewood, formerly of Ridgewood, died Sunday. He was a self-employed artist. He studied at the Art Students League, New York City. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Laurelton Memorial Funeral Home, Brick.

DIANA BUCKLEY MALEK, 45, of Keansburg died Monday. She had worked for Bowling Club 9W, Englewood Cliffs, for 15 years. Arrangements: Day Funeral Home, Keyport.

VICTOR MANICONE, 84, of Lodi died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1998, he was a generator rebuilder for Robert's Generator, Garfield, where he worked for 25 years. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.

CAROL MANZI, 81, of Rutherford, formerly of Hoboken, died Tuesday. She had been a seamstress for Jersey Maid Coats, Hoboken. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.

ANN A. MARTIN, 97, of Hackensack died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a grammar school teacher in Dutchess County, N.Y. Arrangements: Robert Spearing Funeral Home, Park Ridge.

FRANCES LaSALA MEMOLO, 69, of Hardyston Township, formerly of Hackensack, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1988, she was a machine operator for John Sexton and Co., Englewood, where she worked for 20 years. Arrangements: F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, Franklin.

ALTA BAUGHMAN MUMFORD, 73, of Woodcliff Lake died Tuesday. She had been a freelance artist specializing in greeting cards for 50 years. Arrangements: Robert Spearing Funeral Home, Park Ridge.

BETTY HARTMAN NETTLETON, 67, of Hawthorne died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1992, she worked for A1 Restaurant, Paterson. Arrangements: Scillieri Hawthorne Memorial Home, Hawthorne.

ELIZABETH M. PARETE, 72, of Rutherford died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a director of the Rutherford Board of Health. She was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Rutherford. She was a member of the Rutherford Woman's Club evening membership department and the Meadowlands Woman's Club, and was a democratic Bergen County committeewoman. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.

JOSEPH J. PARISI SR.,84, of Jacksonville, Fla., formerly of Little Ferry, Hoboken, and Jersey City, died Tuesday. Before retiring 15 years ago, he worked for Western Union, New York City, for 55 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

LONNIE JEFFREY PETERSON JR, 43, of Paterson died Monday. He worked at Computer Renaissance, Paramus. Previously, he worked for Cleaning World Inc., Hackensack. He was a former member of Canaan Baptist Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.

DAVID J. RAIBERT, 75, of Waldwick, formerly ofRamsey and Mahwah, died Wednesday. Before retiring, he was a self-employed certified public accountant and the operator of David J. Raibert & Co., Ridgewood. He was a former member of Temple Beth Sholom, Ramsey. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Mahwah, and the Lions Club, Ramsey. He was on the board of directors of the Mahwah and Ramsey public libraries. He was a member of the BMW XL Plus Club, Bergen County, and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. He was a graduate of the City College of New York. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.

THEODORE C. REUTTY, 69, of Hawthorne, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1984, he was an electronics engineer for Singer-Kearfott, West Paterson. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a parishioner of St. Anthony R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.

STEFAN RUSINAK, 83, of Allendale, formerly of Secaucus, died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1978, he was a wage analyst with AT&T, where he worked for 38 years. He was a graduate of Rutgers University. He was a member of the Church of Our Savior, Secaucus. He was a past master of Bergen Masonic Lodge 47. Arrangements: C. C. Van Emburgh, Ridgewood.

MARY SALVO, 86, of Upper Saddle River, died Wednesday. She was born in Scotland. Arrangements: Wanamaker & Carlough Funeral Directors, Suffern, N.Y.

YERVANT SARKISSIAN, 82, of Toms River, formerly of Englewood, died Monday. He was born in Turkey. Before retiring in 1980, he was an auto mechanic for Sahag Service, Englewood. He was a member of St. Thomas Armenian Apostolic Church, Tenafly. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Palisades Park.

FRANCIS X. SCHEMPP, 76, of Rochelle Park, formerly of Ridgefield Park, died Tuesday. Before retiring, he was a teamster with Local 560, Harrison. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Rochelle Park. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.

CAROLINE J. STAMATO, 72, of Hardyston Township, formerly of Old Tappan, died Wednesday. Arrangements: Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, Newton.

LOUISE SURACE, 83, of Paramus, formerly of Fort Lee, has died. She was born in Italy. Before retiring in 1977, she was a seamstress for Princess Ann Coat Co., Fairview, where she worked for 40 years. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Directors, Fort Lee.

WARREN F. SUTER, 59, of Emerson, died Saturday. He was a sales manager for Grassey Equipment Co., Glen Rock, where he worked for 30 years. He was a parishioner of Assumption R.C. Church, Emerson. He was a 4th-degree knight of Knights of Columbus, Westwood. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.

ROBERT J. VEENSTRA, 48, of Lee, N.H., formerly of Hawthorne, died Tuesday. He was a pilot for Northwest Airlines and previously flew for Eastern Airlines. He was an Air Force veteran. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.

Sunday, March 28, 1999

EDITH BOUSE, 87, of Rock Hill, S.C., formerly of West Paterson, died Thursday. She had been a bookkeeper for Savon Candy Co. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church and its Jubilee and Aid Association. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, West Paterson.

NORMAN A. BRAUN, 91, of Wyckoff, formerly of Midland Park,died Thursday. He had been a self-employed dry-cleaning-machine mechanic for many years. Previously, he was a supervisor at Curtiss-Wright Corp., Wood-Ridge. He was a member of the Community Church, Glen Rock; Masonic Lodge 287, Wyckoff; and Salaam Temple, Livingston. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.

MARIA MERSLICH BUCICH, 91, of Fairview died Friday. She was born in Italy. Arrangements: A.K. Macagna Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.

EVELYN R. CUNNINGHAM, 85, of Bogart, Ga., formerly of Teaneck, died Friday. Arrangements: The Kimbal Funeral Home, Princeton.

ELAINE A. BLACK FARESE, 68, of Waldwick died Saturday. She had been a nursing supervisor at the Daughters of Miriam Nursing Home, Clifton. She was a 1951 graduate of Christ Hospital School of Nursing. She was a parishioner of the R.C. Church of the Nativity, Midland Park. Arrangements: Feeney Funeral Home, Ridgewood.

CARL J. FISCHER, 78, of Rochelle Park, formerly of North Bergen, died Saturday. Before retiring, he was a tool and die maker for Bruderer Machinery, Ridgefield Park. An Army Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he was a member of American Legion Post 170, Rochelle Park. He was a member of the Arcola Methodist Church, Paramus, the Rochelle Park zoning board, and the Sussex County Poultry Fanciers Association. He was a former scoutmaster and a soccer and Little League coach in Rochelle Park, where he was active in Project Pride. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.

JOSEPHINE CAPONE FRITSCH, 67, of Paramus, formerly of North Bergen, died Thursday. Before retiring, she was a buyer's assistant at Toys "R" Us, Paramus. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Visitation R.C. Church, Paramus. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.

WALTER L. HAIGHT, 81, of Englewood died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1985, he was an express mail manager for the U.S. Postal Service in Englewood, where he worked for 38 years. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Demarest. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Teaneck.

PATRICIA ANGELIA HARNETT, 30, of Hawthorne, formerly of Fair Lawn, died Thursday. She was a store manager for Dress Barn, Paramus. She was a parishioner of St. Paul R.C. Church, Clifton. Arrangements: Scillieri Hawthorne Memorial Home, Hawthorne.

EDWARD L. HETHERINGTON, 89, of Elmwood Park died Friday. Before retiring in 1973, he owned Elmwood Electric, Elmwood Park, for 19 years. Arrangements: Patrick J. Conte Funeral Home, Elmwood Park.

ELLA B. COTTIERS HOPKINS, 75, of East Rutherford died Saturday. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, East Rutherford, and a member of its Seniors. Arrangements: Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.

ROSE BLANDO LA MONICA, 89, of Fair Lawn died Friday. Before retiring in 1971, she was a tailor with Roy Inc., Paterson, where she worked for 40 years. She was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church and was a member of the Happy Seniors Club, both in Fair Lawn. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.

MARIE GRAFFIONE LIZZA, 90, of Paterson, formerly of Hoboken, died Thursday. She was born in Italy. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, West Paterson.

EUGENE A. MATTES, 71, of Toms River, formerly of Little Ferry and Oradell, died Friday. He had owned Ted's Deli, Rochelle Park. More recently, he owned G-M Wallcraft, a painting and wallpapering business in Oradell. He was a member of the Trout Unlimited Club, Oradell. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Little Ferry.

ROLF E. NIELSEN, 75, of Seaside Park, formerly of Bergen County, died Friday. Before retiring in 1982, he was an executive for the Boy Scouts of America of Bergen County, where he worked for 35 years. An Army veteran of World War II, he received the Bronze Star. He was a 1950 graduate of North Carolina State College. Arrangements: Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, Seaside Park.

ALFRED "FRED" PLUCHINO, 72, of Lewisburg, Pa., formerly of Cliffside Park, died Saturday. He had been a bricklayer in the Hackensack area. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Arrangements: John H. Shaw III Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

MARGARET SCHLEY, 85, of Garfield died Friday. She was a member of the Belmont Gardens Association. Arrangements: Kriso-Fantasia Funeral Home, Garfield.

MAIRE G. SISTO, 79, of Paterson died Saturday. Before retiring 25 years ago, she worked for the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Pompei R.C. Church, Paterson, where she was a member of the Holy Rosary Society and the Seniors. Arrangements: Santangelo Funeral Home, West Paterson.

F. DAVID TEDESCO, 55, of Ringwood, formerly of Franklin Lakes, died Thursday. He was a graphic arts and physics and technology teacher at Pascack Valley High School, where he worked for 30 years. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.

RICHARD A. TERRIZZI, 33, of Bayville, formerly of Hawthorne, died Thursday. He was a self-employed construction worker. He was a member of the Heritage Rod and Gun Club, Wantage. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.

MARGARET THOMAS, 83, of Garfield died Saturday. Before retiring, she was a production worker at several area textile shops. She was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Lexington Avenue, Clifton.

MATTHEW J. WILLEM, 50, of Dumont died Friday. He was a manager for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6467, Bergenfield, of which he was also a member. An Army veteran of the Vietnam War, he received the Bronze Star. He was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Dumont. Arrangements: Frech Funeral Home, Dumont.

ROBERTO EMANUEL WILLIAMS, 33, of Little Ferry died Friday. He was born in Panama. He was an electrician for Safer Electrical Contractors, Bergenfield, and was an instructor at Gold's Gym, Teaneck. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Teaneck.


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