Union County week of March 21st

OBITUARIES:

• ABRAMSON — Jack, of Union; March 9. Managed Interstate Ironworks in Hillside.
• AMATO — Frank, of Linden; March 12. Teamsters driver, grandfather of four, was 74.
• BIRNBAUM — Florence H., nee Green, of Mountainside; Feb. 26. ESL volunteer.
• BEYER — Ruth J., Kornmeyer, formerly of Elizabeth and Linden; March 9.
• BORDEN — Arleen, of Cranford; March 10. Elizabeth Democratic committeewoman.
• BRENNER — Irene Charlotte, of Scotch Plains; March 4. Survived by two siblings.
• BUFO — Michael C. Jr., of Springfield; March 8. Longtime resident and WWII vet.
• COCHARIO — Earl N., of Summit; March 7. Retired insurance inspector, veteran, 88.
• CONNOLLY — Leona, of Cranford; March 13. Retired secretary, great-grandmother.
• COSSA — Antoinette “Toni,” formerly of Elizabeth and Rahway; March 9. She was 86.
• CRAY-AMBRON — Gloria, nee Carolonza, of Roselle Park; March 13. Grandmother.
• CURTIS — Richard L., formerly of Summit; March 9. Korean War vet, grandfather.
• DUBOW — Stuart M., formerly of Linden; March 8. Survived by a sister, was 69.
• DUGAN — Genevieve Meade, formerly of Elizabeth; March 7. She was 94 years old.
• EDMONDS — Caroline Marjorie Crandell, of New Providence; March 12. She was 70.
• EDWARDS — John F., of Union; March 11. Teamsters driver for Baxter Warehouse.
• FARAONE — Alfred J., of Union; March 9. Construction contractor and veteran, 82.
• FORD — Robert B., of New Providence; March 10. Retired PR executive for Bell Labs.
• GMITEREK — Maria, of Elizabeth; March 13. Longtime resident, native of Poland.
• GULBIN — Maye, nee Kipp, of Roselle Park; March 9. Retired executive secretary.
• HRYCAK — Peter, of Cranford; March 7. Native of Poland, NJIT professor, was 89.
• HUGHES — Gertrude R., of Cranford, formerly of Rahway and Elizabeth; March 9.
• IZBICKI — Carol, of Union; March 11. She is survived by four great-grandchildren.
• KAPUSCINSKI — Viola M., of Westfield; Feb. 16. Great-grandmother of five, 91.
• KEANE — Richard J., of Roselle Park; March 12. Printer with Elizabeth Daily, 85.
• MADORMA — Mario John, of Cranford; March 8. Contractor and restaurateur, 87.
• MACOLA-MALLOZZI — Phyllis, nee Gougeon, of Roselle Park; March 11. She was 65.
• MANZ — Rose A., of Springfield; March 11. Retired Western Union clerk, was 87.
• MCQUADE — Margaret D., nee Dwyer, of Cranford; March 9. Leaves three children.
• MECULSKAS — Audrey V. Hilpert, of Linden; March 8. Bookkeeper, mother, was 92.
• MERRICKS — Isaac Sr. of Rahway; March 9. Father of three, grandfather of nine.
• MONTZI — Anna, formerly of Elizabeth; March 9. Forty-six year resident, was 90.
• NOVAK — Marion R., nee Siano, of Clark, formerly of Linden; March 6. She was 78.
• OCELLO — Joseph Michael, of Summit; March 8. Marine Corps vet, craftsman, 51.
• PARLACOSKI — Helen, formerly of Rahway; March 10. Retired from Huffman-Koos.
• PARLEGRECO — Thomas, of Clark, formerly of Union; March 2. Owned food store.
• PEPE — Lucille P. “Lucy,” nee Coppola, of Kenilworth; March 12. Retired, mother.
• PETTINEO — Anna D., formerly of Kenilworth; March 7. Leaves three grandchildren.
• POSYTON — Carol A., nee Costine, of Westfield; March 12. Grandmother of nine.
• POTTER — Robert B., of Springfield; March 6. Longtime resident, WWII veteran, 96.
• RANHOFER — Jack G., of Cranford; March 10. Owned gas station, WWII vet, 92.
• REID — Ruth E. of Westfield; March 10. Member of Westfield Women’s Club, 89.
• SHPINER — Gertrude Shapiro, formerly of Union; March 10. Leaves grandchildren.
• STAUCH — Arthur, of Clark; March 13. Retired electrician, Army veteran of WWII.
• TABON — David E., of Elizabeth; March 10. State Police detective sergeant, 41.
• TAVORMINA — Charles, of Rahway; March 8. Father of eight, native of Italy, was 77.
• TEEBO — William Jr., formerly of Union; March 9. Survived by wife of 67 years, 92.
• THOMAS — Arthur K. “Butch” Jr., formerly of Westfield; March 3. Patent holder.
• WALSH-CHESLOFF — Lisa, of Summit; March 8. Longtime resident, dog-boarder.
• ZARANKIN — Mikhail, of New Providence; March 9. Leaves wife, children, was 82.

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