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.
• BORCHERS — Wallace E. “Bud,” of Westfield; Jan. 28. World War II paratrooper.
• BOWER — Mary Ann, formerly of Rahway; Jan. 25. Great-grandmother, 97 years old.
• BUCCO — Frances V., nee Antonicello, of Scotch Plains; Jan. 3o. Retired, was 79.
• CACCIATO — Orlando J., of New Providence; Jan. 25. Owned The Friendly Cobbler.
• CAMPANO — Carmela M., of New Providence; Jan. 22. Nursing home volunteer.
• CASTOR — Arturo A., formerly of Elizabeth; Jan. 23. Retired from Trinitas Hospital.
• CHERIPKA — Robert, formerly of Linden; Jan. 23. Survived by wife and children.
• CHURCHILL — Margaret F., nee Voitek, formerly of Elizabeth; Jan. 25. Was 93.
• DEVLIN — Mary E., nee Meehan, of Elizabeth; Jan. 31. Native of Ireland, was 78.
• DIGIROLOMO — Lina, nee Ding, of Summit; Jan. 30. Active in Summit for 70 years.
• DIMAIO — Francis J., of Linden; Jan. 27. Vietnam War vet, retired police officer.
• DOLAN — Gladys M. of Union; Jan. 31. Supervisor at J.L. Hammett Company.
• DOWNEY — Lisa A., nee Serio, formerly of Mountainside; Dec. 3. Choreographer.
• ENGELKEN — Arthur L, formerly of Union; Jan. 27. Retired phys ed teacher, coach.
• FROMKIN — Pauline, formerly of Union; Jan. 25. Retired fashion consultant, 100.
• GALLAGHER — Fran “Red,” of Union; Jan. 26. Owned Springfield insurance agency.
• GESEK — Theodore E., of Linden; Jan. 30. Veteran, Linden Moose Lodge member.
• GESSNER — Joseph W., of Roseland; Jan. 29. Carpenter, Springfield Elks member.
• GILLMORE — Donald E. II, of Scotch Plains and Lavallette; Jan. 28. Accountant, 69.
• GRAZUL — Leroy F., of Westfield; Jan. 28. Westfield police officer, Army veteran, 79.
• GRIFFITHS — Mary Elizabeth Frank Wall, of Plainfield; Jan. 25. Mother of eight, 96.
• HARTSFIELD — David “Pete” Jr., of Union; Jan. 27. Great-great-grandfather of two.
• HASSON — Jane M., of Elizabeth; Jan. 27. Lifelong resident was a legal secretary.
• HESS — Stephanie A., nee Budha, of Elizabeth; Jan. 25. Lifelong resident, was 92.
• HILL — Edmund T., of Kenilworth; Jan. 23. World War II Navy veteran, 89 years old.
• HUDSON — Willie, of Roselle; Jan. 26. He was 77 years old, funeral was Feb. 1.
• INNACONE — Simon J. Sr., of New Providence; Jan. 26. Retired mechanic for Bell.
• JASINA — Rita T., nee Rich, of Linden; Jan. 24. Longtime resident, grandmother.
• KRATZER — Mary Jean, nee Heskin, of Linden; Jan. 29. Mother of eight sons, 85.
• KURASZ — Josephine Fech, of Linden; Jan. 26. Leaves several nephews and nieces.
• KUZNET — Gladys Goldblatt, of Linden; Jan. 26. Grandmother, avid volunteer.
• LATAWIEC — Florence, of Clark; Jan. 26. Retired hairdresser and dental assistant.
• LESNIAK — Connie A., nee Knowles, of Elizabeth; Jan. 26. Grandmother of two, 66.
• LOESSEL — Bernhard W., formerly of Union; Jan. 26. Navy veteran, father of eight.
• LUGARA — Mary Demonica, nee Massa, of Kenilworth; Jan. 24. Married 64 years.
• LYLES — Ronald “Pookie” Sr., of Plainfield; Jan.24. Pastor, bus driver, father of six.
• MALESKI — Angeline, nee Marranca, of Westfield, formerly of Clark; Jan. 29.
• MARKS — Laura M., of Roseland; Jan. 24. Retired secretary for Livingston H.S.
• MAURO — Dominick N., formerly of Scotch Plains; Jan. 24. GM account supervisor.
• MCDONOUGH — Daniel J., of Roselle; Jan. 28. Elizabeth K of C member, father, 48.
• MOSHER — Marie, nee Perretti, of Springfield; Jan. 27. Leaves two sons, was 91.
• MOSS — Helen, formerly of New Providence; Jan. 27. Mother, retired bookkeeper.
• MUSCARA — Gregg, of Roselle Park; Jan. 24. Maintenance engineer, 53 years old.
• MEYERS — Margaret A., nee Pontoni, of Roselle Park; Jan. 27. Retired HR manager.
• NOCE — Mae, nee Cummings, of Summit; Jan. 28. Great-grandmother, was 87.
• NYZIO-GANGEMI — Nicole M., of Union; Jan. 26. Tiffany’s operations coordinator.
• OLDENBOOM — Lenora Schiller, formerly of Linden; Jan. 29. Longtime resident.
• PACHECO — Esther Araoz, of Cranford, formerly of Linden and Elizabeth; Jan. 26.
• PENDLETON — Towana V., of Elizabeth; Jan. 29. Lifelong resident, grandmother.
• PHILLIPPI — Anna, formerly of Summit; Jan. 26. Retired from Ciba Geigy, 100.
• ROSATO — Dominick J., of New Providence, formerly of Berkeley Heights; Jan. 27.
• SAVATTERI — Angelina, of Westfield; Jan.29. Retired from Barclays Bank in NYC.
• SCHILLINGER — Robert G., of Linden; Jan. 27. Tool-and-die maker, father, 58.
• SCHMITZ — Deanna, nee DeFlores, formerly of Union; Jan. 30. Retired teacher, 76.
• SCHULTZ — Beverly, nee Cohen, formerly of Clark; Jan. 30. Artist and mother, 78.
• STREKO — Pauline, formerly of Kenilworth; Jan. 27. Great-grandmother of four, 97.
• THOMAS — Frances M., of Plainfield; Jan. 27. Resident for 43 years, mother of eight.
• TOSCANO — Vincent, of Roselle; Jan. 25. Originally from Italy, cabinetmaker, 73.
• WALSH — Mary A., of Elizabeth; Jan. 28. Native of England was a longtime resident.
• WESTBROOK — Gregory George, of Kenilworth; Jan. 25. Merck representative, 62.
• WILLIAMS — Katrina P., of Westfield; Jan. 26. Her funeral was Feb. 1. She was 71.
• WOODRUFF — Robert H., of Cranford; Jan. 26. Retiree, leaves wife of 56 years.
• WRIGHT — Laurena “Jitty” Jones, of Elizabeth; Jan. 23. Retired mother of one.
• YANNOTTA — Josephine, of Berkeley Heights; Jan. 24. Volunteer and homemaker.
• YANUKONIS — Sigmund “Ziggy,” of Clark, formerly of Linden; Jan.27. Retired cook.
• ZDAZYNSKI — Richard V. Plezia, of Linden; Jan. 27. Korean War Marine Corps vet.
• ZUKOFF — Benjamin Robert, of Summit; Jan. 28. Active at Summit H.S., was 20.

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