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. 4. She was 89.
• CATZ —Matilda Engel, of Linden; Feb. 2. Lifelong resident and retired accountant.
• COLTON — BG, of Summit; Feb. 6. Leaves wife, six children, nine grandchildren.
• CZEKAJ — Emma J., nee Stepanski, of Linden; Jan. 31. Widow, retired from Singer.
• FERIA — Carlos M., of Springfield; Jan. 28. Native of Cuba, Army vet, grandfather.
• FORTUNATO — Frances F., nee Ficarro, of Kenilworth; Feb. 6. Married 62 years.
• FOTIES — James W. “Jim,” of Mountainside; Jan. 29. WW II vet, NJ Transit retiree.
• GERMINSKY — Elaine, formerly of Plainfield; Feb. 4. Owner of electrical company.
• HALE — Lee M., of Westfield; Jan. 26. Leaves three children, one granddaughter.
• HANNIS — William E., of Westfield; Feb. 3. Army veteran of World War II, was 95.
• HANNON — William J. Jr., of Union; Feb. 3. Owned local rug and flooring company.
• HEYWOOD — James E., of Cranford; Feb. 6. World War II vet, retiree, grandfather.
• HNAT — Peter, formerly of Rahway; Feb. 5. Longtime resident, retired from Singer.
• JARMAS — Alfonsas, formerly of Elizabeth and Clark; Jan. 27. Retired lab technician.
• JONES — Robert “Bucky,” of Mountainside; Feb. 4. Firefighter received Valor Award.
• KELLY — Ann Magnolia “Wuzzy,” of Union, formerly of Roselle; Feb. 4. Retired.
• KNAZYNSKI —Joseph of Clark; Feb. 2. Employed by Exxon refinery for 37 years.
• LATORRE — Nancy, nee Rao, of Kenilworth; Feb. 1. Leaves four children, was 96.
• LEFANO — Joseph A. Jr., of Roselle Park; Feb. 1. Lifelong resident, local landscaper.
• LODSATO — Ralph Paul, formerly of Springfield; Jan. 29. Survived by one son.
• LYNCH — Jennifer M., formerly of Roselle; Feb. 1. Leaves nine nieces and nephews.
• MANTELL — M. Murray, of Union; Served as sergeant during World War II.
• MARABELLA — Paolo, of Elizabeth; Feb. 1. Native of Italy, laborer with Local 394.
• MARQUETTE — Jean P., of Clark; Feb. 6. Retired from NYPD, grandmother of six.
• MARSHALL — Mary Margaret, nee Kelly, of Scotch Plains; Jan. 30. Mother of six.
• MAULBECK — Angela M., nee Capozzi, of Clark; Feb. 6. Retired from Clark BOE.
• MERCURIO — Ann, of formerly of Clark; Jan. 29. Survived by three children, was 92.
• MILLER — Keith C., of Cranford; Jan. 31. Leaves wife, daughter and two sisters.
• MISTRETTA — Gloria nee Pagano, formerly of Union; Feb. 4. Married 59 years.
• MONTEFUSCO — Rose, nee Valentine, formerly of Clark; Feb. 4. Mother of four.
• OLIVEIRA — Fred, of Rahway; Feb. 2. Owner of Fred’s barber shop in Edison, 87.
• PERRINE — Herbert “Herb,” formerly of Rahway; Jan. 28. Veteran of World War II.
• PETERPAUL — Frank A., of Cranford; Jan. 31. Owner of Peterpaul Clutch in Hillside.
• PICCIRILLO — Mary Josephine, of Union; Feb. 1. Survived by husband of 65 years.
• PITCHFORD — Ruth M, nee Bromfield, of Clark; Feb. 6. Longtime resident, was 93.
• ROSE — Louis W., of Mountainside; Feb. 2. Retired from Bristol Meyers Squibb, 85.
• RUDAWSKY — Mary, nee Zawoysky, of Linden; Feb. 5. Retired machine operator.
• RUFFINI — Rose P., of Westfield; Feb. 6. Lifelong resident owned Town Lunch, 98.
• SCOTT — Christine Q., of Scotch Plains; Jan. 27. Retiree, leaves three step-daughters.
• SHEPHERD — Denise F., of Elizabeth; Feb. 2. Program analyst for Union County, 60.
• SPECHT — Lawrence A., of Roselle, formerly of Elizabeth; Jan. 29. Title searcher, 84.
• SZABOCSIK — Mary, formerly of Rahway; Feb. 6. Retired from Quinn & Boden, 97.
• TAFARO — Nancy, nee DeMattia, formerly of Hillside; Feb. 4. Great-grandmother.
• THOMAS — Anne A., of Hillside; Feb. 3. She was 81 years old, services were Feb. 7.
• WAER — Frank J. Jr., of Union; Feb. 3. Longtime resident, retired grandfather, 89.
• WILLIAMS — Berth L. “Betty,” nee Teeter, of Kenilworth; Feb. 3. Retired teacher.
• WNOROWSKI — Stanley, of Union; Jan. 8. Millwright mechanic, father of two.
• WOHLL — Joseph F., of Linden; Jan. 29. World War II vet, retired from Exxon, 90.

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