Union County week of April 4th

OBITUARIES:

• ARNONE — Charles Paul “The Pump,” of Elizabeth; March 21. Retired firefighter, 76.
• AUGUSTYN — Edward Martin Sr., of Garwood; March 26. Decorated Navy veteran.
• BARBA — Concetta “Dolly,” of Rahway; March 20. Retired assembler, was 79.
• BARDY — Philip Melvin, formerly of Union; March 23. Owner of Bardy Farms.
• BEACH — Anne, nee Yadlowski, of Linden; March 22. Lifelong resident, was 90.
• BROOKS-RAGNER — Alice O’Daniel, of Scotch Plains March 26. She was 104.
• CAMMARATA — Maria T., of Cranford, formerly of Linden; March 23. Retired nurse.
• CASIERO — Joseph P. Jr., formerly of Union; March 26. Army vet of Vietnam War.
• COOKE — Lottie Sadzewicz, formerly of Linden; Feb. 28. Great-grandmother, 97.
• DELORME — Joseph M. “Joe D.,” of Springfield; March 27. Irvington Police retiree.
• DERELANKO — Anne M. Laskodi, of Linden; March 24. City of Linden employee, 82.
• DEVITO — Antonia, formerly of Elizabeth; March 21. Leaves 10 great-grandchildren.
• DOLOBACH — John W., of Union, formerly of Elizabeth; March 23. Field auditor.
• DREISSIG — Helen Pado, of Linden; March 24. Lifelong resident, Argo retiree, 84.
• FITZ — Stephen V., formerly of Hillside; March 24. Truck driver, father, husband, 48.
• GALASSO — Marilyn, nee Bilello, of Union; March 27. Great-grandmother of six.
• JAABER — Huda Bint Ali, of Elizabeth; March 23. Her funeral was March 26.
• INMAN — Jerry Lee, of Union March 19. Captain with Newark Fire Department.
• IPPOLITO — Paul C. III, of Berkeley Heights; March 26. Funeral director, was 69.
• KAWKO — Frances D., formerly of Clark; March 21. JB Williams retiree, mother, 94.
• KEPPLER — Eileen V., of Summit; March 22. Lifelong resident, mother of six, 88.
• KLUGE — Doris M., nee Downey, of Cranford; March 25. Retired nurse, was 84.
• KORNEGAY — Anne E. “Sister,” of Hillside; March 25. Great-grandmother of 11.
• KRAUS — Helen Ann, of Elizabeth; March 22. Supervisor for NJ Labor Department.
• LAPIERRE — Idella, of Elizabeth, formerly of Roselle; March 21. Owner of Raydells.
• LATINO — Corrado, of Elizabeth; March 27. Retired pipefitter, native of Sicily, 87.
• LEWCZAK — John S., of Elizabeth; March 23. Navy veteran, Merck retiree, 71.
• LINKUS — Robert, formerly of Linden; March 21. Hyatt Roller Bearing retiree, 78.
• LOMBARDO — John Paul, of Clark; March 20. State tax investigator, leaves one son.
• LOTT — Walter R. Sr., formerly of Scotch Plains; March 24. Walt’s Mtn. Deli owner.
• MAZUREK — Edmund S., of Linden; March 22. Senior technician for RCA, Army vet.
• MCCARTHY — Eugene F., “Gene,” of New Providence; March 24. Father of five.
• MERRILL — Patrick J., of Rahway; March 15. Member of Rahway Elks Lodge, 69.
• MURTHA — Mary, nee Pastewait, formerly of Clark; March 24. Great-grandmother.
• NAWIASKY — Peter Edward, of Summit; March 26. Survived by two nephews.
• PALMER — Carol M., nee VanBuskirk, of Rahway, formerly of Kenilworth; March 21.
• PAZSIK — John, of Cranford, formerly of Union; March 26. S&J Auto Styling owner.
• PILEGGI — Mary Croteau, of Linden; March 22. Survived by husband of 64 years.
• PLUNGIS — Pauline, formerly of Linden; March 23. Retired, grandmother of three.
• PORTER — Mary Catherine, nee Leibman, of Westfield; March 22. Retired teacher.
• PRUDEN — Helen, of Linden; March 21. Leaves husband of 65 years, three children.
• SALANDRA — Rocco A., formerly of New Providence; March 23. Salon owner, 82.
• SISON — Adoracion “Dory,” nee Desideria, of Elizabeth; March 25. Lab secretary.
• SMITH — Henrietta Mae, formerly of Linden; March 24. She is survived by one son.
• SPEZIALE — Claire I., nee Mayer, of Summit; March 25. Executive assistant, 85.
• VIZZONI — Pasquale, formerly of Cranford; March 22. Thoroughbred breeder.
• WUERTHNER — Frederick George, formerly of Union; March 22. Mason in Union.

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