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Mrs. Tinie Greene, 87, mother of Abe J. Greene, commissioner of the National Boxing Association and Associate Editor of the Paterson Evening News, died yesterday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Irving Blank, at 410 East 38th St., Paterson, NJ.
Funeral services for Nicholas Schuldt, 36, traffic consultant
and nephew of Frank Hoffman, of the building department of The News, will
be held at 10am Monday in Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, NJ.
Schuldt died Thursday in his home at 174 Pandolfi Ave., Secaucus.
NY Journal-American, Sunday, September 5, 1954
Rites for Henry A. Smith, 82, New York architect who originated
the "open stair" multi-family apartment house, will be held Tuesday at
BRIDGTON, Maine, Sept. 4 (AP) - The Rev, Emmett W. Rankin, 86, father of Karl L. Rankin, U.S. Ambassador to Nationalist China, died last night after a long illness. A native of Paola, Kan., the Rev. Mr. Rankin was pastor the South Bridgton Congregational church from 1930 to 1932 and served eight years in Maine's House of Representatives after retiring from the ministry. He also served at the Presbyterian Church in Baldwin, L.I.
A rite for Col. Eugene McKibbin Froment, 75, former president
of the Veterans Association of the 7th Regiment and retired steel manufacturer,
New York Daily News, Tuesday, September 7, 1954
Admiral Edward C. Kalbfus, 78, USN, retired, died today at the
Newport Naval Hospital. Admiral Kalbfus twice was president of the
Naval War College, and was in command of the Newport Naval Base from 1941
through the war. He retired in 1946.
New York Daily News, Thursday, September 9, 1954
Funeral services for Ruth Vanderbilt Twombly, of 1 E. 71st St.,
great-granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vandelbilt(sic), will be held
at 11 A.M. next Wednesday in St. Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church, Fifth
Ave. and 53d St. She died Sept. 1 in Paris.
New York Daily News, Friday, September 10, 1954
Chicago, Sept. 9 (CTPS). - Services for Chauncey McCormick, 69,
art patron and civic leader, will be held at 11 A.M. Saturday in the First
Laredo, Tex., Sept. 9 (AP). - Samuel Hammer, 67, general manager
of the Texas and Louisiana lines of the Missouri Pacific Railroad, died
Lancaster, Pa., Sept. 9 (U.P.) - Frank C. Beckwith, 83, a director
and former president and chairman of the board of the Hamilton Watch Co.,
Birmingham, Ala., Sept. 9 (AP) - Dr. James W. MacQueen, 54, a
physician who became a mystery writer and psychiatrist after a crippling
Philadelphia, Sept. 9 (AP)- William Silvano Thunder, 78, organist,
choral conductor and music teacher, died yesterday. He was an organ
Somerset (NJ) Messenger-Gazette, September 30, 1954
Mrs. Asher Emmons, 75, Native of Stockton
Mrs. Frank Tainter, 82, Resident of Far Hills
Miss Mary Voorhees, 81, Retired Church Organist
NUTLEY- William E. Brokaw, 53, of 597 Prospect avenue, a native
of Somerville, died Sunday night in the Newark Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Mr. Brokaw began his career with Public Service Electric & Gas Company
in the Somerville office in 1920. He worked in the New Brunswick
office and later was manager in Rahway. He next served as manager
of the East Orange office and at the time of his death was division commercial
Thomas Lovetri, Was Blacksmith
Frank A. Vitelli of 152 Westervelt Ave., part owner of the Greenbrook
Bottling Co., Green Brook Rd., died last night (Sept. 30, 1954) at home.
Born in Bound Brook 60 years ago, he had lived in the borough 43 years.
Mr. Vitelli's father, the late Frank A. Vitelli Sr., founded the bottling
company in 1912. The present partnership, organized in 1930, consists
also of four other brothers, James, Joseph, Anthony and Dennis. The
deceased was a member of Ball-Kirch Post, American Legion, and a communicant
of St. Joseph's Church. In addition to his brothers, he leaves his
widow, Mrs. Julia Cunniff Vitelli; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Bremere of
Middlesex Borough and Miss Carmella at home; four sons, Frank Jr. of Middlesex
Borough, John, Joseph and Anthony at home; three grandchildren. The
Scarpa Funeral Home will announce arrangements.
Anthony J. Blahut - 28 Dec 1954
The funeral of Anthony J. Blahut of 726 Plum Street, who died Tuesday in St. Francis Hospital, will be held tomorrow at 8:15 a.m. from the Kowalski Funeral Home, 868 Brunswick Avenue. Requiem high mass will be celebrated at 9 in St. Joseph's Church and interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Friends may call this afternoon and evening.
Plainfield (NJ) Courier-News, August 8, 1967
FINDERNE - Carlisle Shafer, 59, of 10 Thomas St., died unexpectedly
today (August 8, 1967) in his home. He had been employed by American
Cyanamid in Bound Brook. Mr. Shafer was born in Mountain Top, Pa.,
and lived here 28 years. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of
Eagles, Somerville Aerie 2137; BPO Elks, Manville Lodge 2119, and the Finderne
Reformed Church. He leaves his widow, Kathryn Blahut Shafer; a son,
Kenneth of the Thomas St. address; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shafer
of Zarephath; two sisters, Mrs. Zella Silett and Mrs. Irel Truitt, also
of Zarephath; a brother, Olin of Virginia, and two grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Taggart- Chamberlain Funeral
Home in Bound Brook. Interment will be in Bound Brook Cemetery.
The Eagle lodge will hold a service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and the Elks
lodge will hold a service at 8 p.m. Friends and relatives may call
at the funeral home from 2-4 and from 7-9 p.m. tomorrow and Thursday.
Plainfield (NJ) Courier-News, Monday, March 8, 1982
BRIDGEWATER - Kathryn M. Shafer, 72, of 10 Thomas St. in Finderne,
died Saturday (March 6, 1982) at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville.
She was born in Sonman, PA., and lived in Finderne for the last 43 years.
She was a member of the Senior Citizens Club of Manville. Her husband,
Carlisle Shafer, died in 1967. Surviving are a son, Kenneth Shafer
of Bridgewater; a brother, Walter Blahut of Plattsburgh, NY.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Bridgewater Funeral Home,
707 E. Main St., Finderne, with the Rev. Donald J. Stager, pastor of the
Finderne Reformed Church, officiating. Burial will be in Bound Brook
Plainfield (NJ) Courier-News, Tuesday, October 10, 2000
Kenneth Melvin Shafer, food broker for 40 years
Plainfield, NJ., Courier-News, Friday, October 15, 1954
Isaac V.P. Selover
Ernest L. Marston
New York Journal-American, Sunday, October 17, 1954
BUTLER, N.J., Oct 16 (AP). - The Rev. Leonard Thomas Walsh, 57, O.F.N., of St. Francis Monastery here died last night. Father Leonard came to the monastery in 1948 from St. Francis College in Brooklyn where he taught philosophy. Born in Brooklyn, he received his early education at St. Anthony's and St. Francis' Preparatory schools there, and later at St. Joseph's Seminary in Callicoon, N.Y. He was received into the Franciscan Order in 1919, and ordained to the priesthood in 1926. After a short time at St. Joseph's Church in East Rutherford, N.J., he was appointed superior of the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, where he served from 1937 to 1943. In 1943 he was assigned to the philosophy department of St. Bonaventure College of New York and later to a similar department at St. Francis College. Surviving are two sisters, Mrs. William Moran of Brooklyn and Mrs. Edward J. Moran of Ridgewood, N.J.
A Mass for Ercole Marchisio, 71, one-time owner of the Marguery Restaurant, 270 Park ave., will be offered tomorrow at 10 a.m. at St. Cecilia's Church, Teaneck, N.J. He died of a heart attack at his home on Palisade ave., Englewood Cliffs.
Somerset (NJ) Messenger Gazette, September 5, 1954
Uriah Coleman, 76, of 61 Mercer street, a retired employe(sic) of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, died yesterday in his home. Born in Roycefield, he was a life-long resident of this area. He retired nine years ago as superintendent of parks and gardens for the Central Railroad. He had been employed by the railroad for 42 years. Mr. Coleman was a member of Ivanhoe Council, JrOUAM, and was active 50 years in the First Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lottie Conners Coleman; a son, Clarence N. Coleman of Fitchville, Conn.; four grandchildren, and a brother, William Coleman of New Egypt. Services will be held in his home Saturday at 3 p.m., the Rev. Harold B. Wright, pastor of the First Methodist Church, and the Rev. A.N. Smith, former pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Old Cemetery.