Phyllis Fine Portnoy

Phyllis Portnoy passed away peacefully on Monday, March 12, 2018. She was born November 29, 1927 in Newark, NJ, graduated from Weequahic High School in 1944, married Philip Portnoy in 1948 and raised four sons in Union, NJ. Phyllis had a career as a registered nurse and then went back to school when her sons […]

Michael K. Cramer

Michael K. Cramer of Vernon Township NJ, passed away March 6, 2018 at home, after a long battle with cancer, his wife at his side. Michael was born on Staten Island NY and moved to Union in 1963 and lived there until 2017. He graduated Union HS in 1970. Attended Seamen’s Church Institute of NY […]

Betty Pistol

Betty Pistol, of Clark, NJ, died on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains, NJ. Betty was a homemaker and a clerical worker. She was employed at Franklin Templeton Investments in Short Hills, NJ. Previously, she served in the same capacity at Heine Securities in Short Hills, and United […]

Melitta Schmidt

Melitta Schmidt of Union died at her home on Sunday, February 11, 2018. She was 96. Born in Germany, she came to the US to escape the Nazis in 1938. She lived in Newark and Irvington until she moved to Union 57 years ago. Melitta married the love of her life, Joseph Schmidt in 1954 […]

Robert Lee Gallman

Robert Lee Gallman age 69 of Chesnee SC passed away on December 20, 2017 at his home. Robert was born in Rutherford County, NC, and spent many years in Union, New Jersey where he worked as a maintenance supervisor. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Margaret Jean Cousins Gallman; daughter Natalie Jean Wilkerson […]

Cheryl L. Vocht

             May 22, 1959-November 22, 2017 Cheryl L. Vocht (nee Plog) passed away peacefully on Nov. 22nd 2017 at Overlook Hospital in Summit after a brief illness with her loving husband Kevin by her side. She is survived by her husband Kevin Vocht, her father Harold Plog, brother Tim Plog, […]

Frederick Charles Betz

Frederick Charles Betz, 89, of Fairfield Harbor passed away August 31, 2017 at the Courtyards at Berne Village of New Bern. He enjoyed building model replicas of famous ships in addition to gardening. He is survived by his wife, Faye Betz; son, Mark Betz; daughters, Roberta Landaas and Cynthia Weldon; and seven grandchildren. His memorial […]

Joseph P. Mistretta

Joseph “Joe” Mistretta, 97, of Whippany, New Jersey, passed away, Friday, October 27, 2017 at his home. Visitation will be held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Monday, October 30th at Bradley- Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Rd, Whippany 07981, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held […]

Augusta “Gussie” Struble Deller

Augusta “Gussie” Struble Deller, born November 20th, 1927, died on Friday October 13, 2017. Born in Union, NJ.  She lived in Union, Whiting, and Jackson before moving to Shorrock Gardens Care Centerin Brick, NJ for the past ten years. Gussie died after a long struggle with Alzheimers. Gussie worked in Cafeteria Service for the Union […]

Leslie Norman Abayomi Cole

Leslie Norman Abayomi Cole, Sr., 73, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving wife and family on September 15, 2017. He was born in Monrovia, Liberia and resided in Vauxhall, NJ for 39 years and recently in Boynton Beach, FL. Leslie was a faithful servant of the Lord and active parishioner of The […]