Union County week of March 14th

OBITUARIES: • ABRAMSON — Jack, of Union; March 9. Former owner of Ironworks Corp. • ALIRANGUES — Leonardo, of Berkeley Heights; March 2. Native of Spain, teacher. • ALVAREZ — Pilar, nee Alvarez, of Linden; March 1. Native of Buenos Aires, 86. • BELVISO — Anne M., of Hillside; March 1. Retired from Elizabeth Beauty […]

Joseph J. Kmet

Joseph J. Kmet, 78, died at home on Sunday, March 3, 2013, after a long illness with ALS. Funeral services will begin at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 U.S. Highway 202 South, Branchburg, N.J. 08876 (908) 526-7638, with 12:30 p.m. services at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 300 Union […]

Jack Abramson

Jack Abramson, 97, of Union, NJ died on Sat., March 9 in his home. Mr. Abramson was a business executive and engineer, having owned and managed the Interstate Ironworks Corporation in Hillside, NJ from 1935 to 1980. He also was part owner and manager of United Steel Deck from 1973 to 1985. He earned a […]

Union County week of March 7th

OBITUARIES: • BATTS — Charles M. Jr., of Fanwood; Feb. 22. Husband, father, brother, 53 years old. • BEST — Earl W., of Elizabeth; Feb. 25. Army veteran. Survived by three children. • BLUM — Frederic, L., formerly of Cranford; Feb. 22. Retired structural engineer. • BLUM — Murray G., of Springfield; Feb. 21. Owned […]

Union County week of February 28th

OBITUARIES: • ALDAJUSTE — Germaine, of Roselle; Feb. 14. She was the owner of a clothing store. • ARASIN — Matthew, of Cranford; Feb. 20. Carpenter for Westfield BOE for 19 years. • BROWN — David, of Hillside; Feb. 14. A funeral service was held Feb.20. • CANON — Florence, nee Driscoll, formerly of Roselle; […]

Union County week of February 21st

OBITUARIES: • BEER — Joseph B., formerly of Roselle Park; Feb. 9. Worked at IBM, 39 years old. • BENTKOWSKI — Thomas Stephen, of Cranford; Feb. 8. Master plumber, was 76. • CASTALDO — James T. Sr., of New Providence; Feb. 9. Chemical engineer, veteran. • CIUCCOLI — Concetta Connie, nee Crigliano, formerly of Kenilworth; […]

Union County week of February 14th

OBITUARIES: • ABDEMUR — Alberto, of Elizabeth; Feb. 3. Native of Cuba, survived by wife, sons. • BAKUNAS — Alphonse A. “Alfie,” of Linden; Feb. 1. Retired machinist and WWII vet. • BANASIAK — Casimiera “Connie,” formerly of Elizabeth; Feb. 1. Leaves large family. • CAPACCIO — Carol “Carrie,” nee DiBello, formerly of Kenilworth; Feb. […]

M. Murray Mantell

M. Murray Mantell, 91, died on Friday, February 8, 2013, at the Veterans Hospital at Lyons, Basking Ridge, NJ. Born in Newark, NJ, Mr. Mantell had lived in Union, since 1957. He was a graduate of South Side High School, class of 1940. Mr. Mantell served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant during World […]

Union County week of February 7th

• ARMSTRONG — Shirley L. Foreman, of Elizabeth; Jan. 29. Elizabeth crossing guard. • AUSTIN — James A., of Vauxhall; Jan. 24. Longtime resident, retired Union fireman. • BAROTTA — Florence Coiro, nee Iocca, of Elizabeth; Jan. 22. Lifelong resident, 91. • BEIFUS — Elizabeth N., nee Wendland, of Hillside; Jan. 27. Retired from Emeloid. […]

Gladys M. Dolan

 Gladys Dolan passed away peacefully on January 31.  Born 98 years ago in New York City to Gustav and Anna Kersten, she lived a full and rich life. She was much loved by her husband William, her son Bill and daughter-in-law Jeanne, her granddaughters Jennifer and Susan, and her great grandchildren Luke, Carolyn, Shamus and […]