Miscellaneous New Jersey Obituaries


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Aug. 31, 1994

RETTBERG Eva (nee Adams), of Belleville, beloved wife of Ralph, mother of Gladys Morang, step-mother of Shirley DiBenedetto, also survived by six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11a.m. in The MEGARO MEMORIAL HOME, 503 Union Ave., Belleville.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.   Visitation Wednesday 7-9 p.m. only.

REVIES - On Aug. 29, 1994, Mary Elaine, of Montclair, beloved mother of Mrs. Audrey Fletcher, Mrs. Deborah Bridges and Larry Revies, grandmother of 12, great-grandmother of seven, sister of Mrs. Dorothy Branch, also survived by many other relatives and friends. Visitation Thursday evening 5-8 p.m. at Union Baptist Church, 31 Conger St., Bloomfield, where a funeral service will be held on Friday 11 a.m.   Interment Rosedale Cemetery, Orange.

RISTAU - John F. Ristau Jr., 74, of Westfield, N.J., formerly of Park Ridge, beloved husband of Edith (nee Seeber), loving father of Shirley (Elke) Bergemann, Gary (Mary) and Craig (Diane), proud grandfather of Kurt, Derek, Katie and Laura, dear brother of Ruth (Jim) Long.  Funeral service were held Aug. 24 in Park Ridge, Ill.   Interment Chicago, Ill.

ROBINSON - On Aug. 27, Katie, of Plainfield, N.J., mother of Shirley Jones, Delores Jackson Owens and JoAnn Ward, sister of Inez Taylor,also survived by nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.  Funeral service Thursday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m. in The PERRY FUNERAL HOME, 34 Mercer St., Newark. Interment Fairmount Cemetery. Viewing Wednesday 4-6 and 7-9 p.m.

ROBINSON - On Aug. 22, Henry, of Newark, N.J., son of Catherine Robinson and Henry Stone, brother of Veronica, Anthony, Ricky, Kashif, Kashifah, Sabrina, Lakisah, TeTee, Richard and Crystal, grandson of Mary and Henry Stone. Funeral service Thursday, Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. in The PERRY FUNERAL HOME, 34 Mercer St., Newark. Interment Fairmount Cemetery.  No public viewing.

ROGERS - On Aug. 25, 1994, at United Presbyterian Hospital in Newark, Adeliah Evans, born in Boydton,Va., a resident of Irvington, devoted wife of the William Rogers, mother of Frederick Evans, daughter of the late Harvey and Louise Evans, fond sister of Susan Hickson, Sallie Marks and Charlie G. Evans, sister-in-law of Odell Hickson, loving aunt of nine nieces, six nephews, four great-nieces and seven great-nephews, also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.  The Baptist Ushers Union of Newark and Vicinity will hold ritualistic services Wednesday 7:30 p.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church, 99 Davenport Ave., Newark, where the funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m.  Interment Hollywood Memorial Park. Visitation Wednesday 5-9 p.m. at the church.  Arrangements by WHIGHAM FUNERAL HOME, "A Service That Is Always Remembered,'' 580 Dr.Martin L. King Jr. Blvd.

RYAN - Kathleen P. (Fenton), of Maplewood, N.J., on Aug. 28, 1994, beloved wife of Vincent J. Ryan, devoted mother of Mrs. Sheila Williams, Mrs. Kathleen Edward, Marianne, Eileen, Vincent J. Jr., and Lori Ryan, dear sister of Mrs. Mary Bonn, Mrs. Theresa Berardi, Mrs. Eileen Morrissey, Patricia Fenton, John Fenton and the late James Fenton, loving grandmother of Tara Williams, Casey and Morgan Edward.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from JOSEPH W. PRESTON FUNERAL HOME, 153 South Orange Ave., (opposite Prospect Street), South Orange, on Thursday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass will be offered in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Maplewood, at 10 a.m.   Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.  Visiting hours Tuesday 7-9 p.m.,Wednesday 2-4, 7-9 p.m.

SAITTA - Jack, 71, former resident of Union, he was director of Manufacturing of Schering Plough in Kenilworth, died of cancer, at home, under the Auspicious of Hospice on Aug. 27. He is survived by his wife, Myrtilla of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla., his daughter, Renee, his mother, Mary Saitta, and brother, Anthony Saitta.  Memorials to Hospice of Florida Suncoast, 300 E. Bay Dr., Largo, Fla. 34640.

SCAIELLA - James V., on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 1994, beloved brother of Rose M. Falcone, Louis Scaiella and the late Carmella LaMorte and Adele Scaiella, also surviving are six nieces and five nephews.  Funeral services will be held on Friday at 9:15 a.m. in The MC CRISKIN HOME FOR FUNERALS, 2425 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church, South Plainfield. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visiting hours Wednesday 7-9 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

SCARPONCINI - Elizabeth (nee Pizzano), of Livingston, on Aug. 29, 1994, wife of Anthony J., mother of Thomas of Rushford, Minn., Paul and his wife Julie of Wentzville, Mo., and Irene and her husband William C. Kolberg of Trumansburg, N.Y., grandmother of Michelle and Steven Kolberg, and T. J.and Amy Scarponcini, sister of Mildred Cataldo of West Orange, Thomas Pizzano of Clifton, Mary Soporito of Livingston, Samuel Pizzano of South Orange, Paul and Angie Pizzano of Cedar Grove. Funeral on Thursday, Sept. 1, 1994, at 9 a.m. from The QUINN-HOPPING FUNERAL HOME OF LIVINGSTON, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave. 10 a.m.   Mass St. Raphael's Church.  Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Visiting Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Livingston First Aid Squad.

SCHWERDT - Mabel Wilson, age 93, of Springfield, N.J., on Monday, Aug. 29, 1994, wife of the late Charles O. Schwerdt, mother of Donald C., George E. and the late Richard R. Schwerdt, sister of  Mrs. Myrtle Lyons and Mrs. Virginia Swidel, also survived by 14 grand-children and 15 great-grandchildren.  Funeral service at SMITH AND SMITH (SUBURBAN), 415 Morris Ave., Springfield, on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 11:30 a.m.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend.  Interment St. Stephen's Cemetery, Millburn.   Friends may call Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

SCORPATI - Estelle (nee Toscano), on Aug. 29, 1994, of Clifton, formerly of Bloomfield, beloved wife of Louis V., devoted mother of Joseph G., mother-in-law of Mary, dear sister of Peter M. Toscano, beloved daughter of the late Jerry and Carolyn Toscano. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from The MEGARO MEMORIAL HOME, 503 Union Ave., Belleville, on Friday, Sept. 2, at 9:30 a.m.  Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:30 a.m. in St. Francis Xavier Church, Newark.  Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Passaic Valley Hospice.

SQUITIERI - Carmen S., age 66, of Columbia, S.C., formerly of Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., on Aug. 30,1994.  Funeral from VAN HISE & CALLAGAN FUNERAL HOME, 812 Arnold Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., on Saturday, Sept. 3, 1994, at10 a.m. with a Funeral Mass at St. Peter's R.C. Church, Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., at 11 a.m. Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle, N.J.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

STEVENSON - On Saturday, Aug. 27, 1994, Jennie (Neil), of Port Richey, Fla., formerly of Kearny, beloved wife of the late James, loving mother of Jennie McCurry and Elizabeth Stoddard, both of Florida, dear sister of Isabelle Emerick and Elizabeth Wrightsell, both of Canada, also survived by four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Friday, Sept. 2, 9 a.m. at The EDWARD T. REID HOME FOR FUNERALS, 585 Belgrove Dr., Kearny.  Interment Arlington Cemetery, Kearny. Visitation Thursday 2-4and 7-9 p.m.

SUDDER - Russell J., of Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and formerly of  Montclair, entered into eternal life on Aug. 30, 1994. Funeral Mass Friday at 10:30 a.m. from St. Agnes R.C. Church, Atlantic Highlands.  Relatives and friends are invited to call at POSTEN'S FUNERAL HOME, 59 E. Lincoln Ave.,  Atlantic Highlands, on Thursday evening 7-9 p.m.  Interment Shoreland Memorial Gardens, Hazlet, N.J.

SULLIVAN - Dorothy Joan (Mc-Gowan), age 70, of Elizabeth, on Saturday, Aug. 27, 1994, loving mother of Frank E. and Carol Anne Lack, sister of James and Margaret Kinnear, grandmother of Jennifer, Robin and Wendy Lack and Michael Sullivan. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the funeral from The LEONARD HOME FOR FUNERALS, 242 W. Jersey St., Elizabeth, on Thursday, Sept. 1, at 9:30 a.m., followed by a 10 a.m. Funeral Mass at St. Catherine R.C. Church, Hillside. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Newark.Viewing Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.

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