Union County week of May 23rd

OBITUARIES:

• BERNARDO — Michelina, nee Lucarelli, formerly of Berkeley Heights; May 11.
• BRADLEY — William “Bill” Perry Jr. formerly of Hillside; May 14. Fire chief, 64.
• BRZEZICKI — Thomas J., of Linden; May 14. Leaves wife, daughter, mother.
• CAPPETO — Constance, nee Conza, formerly of of Union, Summit; May 8. Mother.
• CAPRA — Vincent, formerly of Hillside; May 9. Leaves wife, six grandchildren.
• CERASA — James V. Sr., of Clark; May 9. Scotch Plains principal, grandfather, 75.
• CERULLO — Giuseppina, nee Nigro, of Elizabeth; May 9. Native of Italy, mother, 85.
• CIANCI — Marie Patricia, “Pat,” of Linden; May 12. Leaves three siblings, 63.
• CONVERY — Lillian, nee Lagara, of Kenilworth; May 10. Retired from restaurant.
• DECARLO — Anthony J., of Roselle; May 12. Former councilman; Elks member, 82.
• DELISI — Elizabeth, nee Mondoro, of Cranford; May 15. Beauty Parlor owner, 90.
• DE ROSE — Alphonse Peter Jr., of Westfield; May 7. WWII Army vet, grandfather.
• DORIZAS — Nicholas, of Rahway; May 9. Native of Greece, grandfather of three.
• DOWNEY — Margaret R., formerly of Elizabeth; May 9. Great-grandmother of three.
• ELKIN — June, formerly of Linden; May 7. Leaves husband of 70 years, was 89.
• EWING — Elizabeth C., of Cranford; May 20. She leaves two children, one grandson.
• FREEMAN — Robert Ely Wright, formerly of Westfield; May 6. WWII Navy vet, 88.
• FRITZ — Christine Ann, nee Thorsen, of Linden; May 13. Claims auditor, was 34.
• FULOP — Frank, of Linden; May 12. Self-employed mason, leaves wife, children.
• GALFY — Joseph J. Jr., of Clark; May 13. Partner in Rahway law firm, was 73.
• GAMBINO — Gerald “Jerry,” of Rahway, formerly of Clark; May 14. Auto mechanic.
• GREEN — Derrick “Pepe,” of Elizabeth; May 13. He is survived by six grandchildren.
• HAUSER — Suzanne F., of Rahway; May 13. Merck retiree, great-grandmother, 93.
• HEYWARD — Patricia Parham, of Elizabeth; May 8. Her funeral was May 17.
• JOFFE — James, formerly of Summit; April 30. He is survived by mother, six siblings.
• KAPLAN — Barbara Staff, formerly of Westfield; May 12. Retired social worker, 90.
• KAULFERS — Rose M. Nawrocki, formerly of Linden; May 8. Local crossing guard.
• KOSTREY — John, of Linden; May 11. Linden Public Works retiree, WWII veteran.
• KOTELNICK — Richard M., of Clark; May 9. Navy vet, member of Carpenter’s Union.
• KUBIN — Barbara, formerly of Union; May 13. Summit Medical Group retiree.
• LAUB — Arthur, formerly of Union; May 11. Owned Veterans Supply Co. in Union.
• LEFKOWITZ — Laurence S., of Springfield; May 15. Mountainside orthodontist.
• MCGRATH — Doris Marion, nee Hatch, of Cranford; May 12. Computer programmer.
• MCHUGH — Jane “Betty,” formerly of Hillside; May 14. Owned Bantam stores, 80.
• MIRYNOWSKI — John, of Union; May 10. WWII veteran, leaves wife of 55 years.
• MURRELL — Catherine Roberta, of Hillside; May 4. Her funeral was May 13.
• MYRICK — Howard, of Roselle; May 9. He is survived by his wife and four children.
• NAGENGAST — Margaret, of Roselle; Park; May 11. Great-great-grandmother of two.
• PANTAGES — Katherine, of Mountainside; May 9. Retired buyer for Macy’s.
• PASTERNAK — Stella T., nee Baran, formerly of Elizabeth; May 14. She was 9o.
• PERROTTA — Italo, of Roseland; May 11. Leaves wife of 55 years, four sons, was 80.
• PRESCOTT — Maureen K.,formerly of Hillside; May 12. Jiffy employee, mother, 79.
• REILLY — John Joseph Jr., of Mountainside; May 11. WWII Army vet, retiree, father.
• SAHUL — Mary C., nee Marich, formerly of Elizabeth May 11. Retiree, volunteer, 94.
• SCORESE — Vincent F., formerly of Kenilworth; May 9. Former councilman, was 80.
• SILBERTO — Rose, nee Facciponti, of Cranford; May 11. Longtime resident, mother.
• SINGLEY — Mattie, of Elizabeth; May 13. Her funeral was celebrated May 18.
• SKELONIS — Joseph F., of Linden; May 13. Bell Atlantic retiree, Navy veteran, 67.
• SPECTOR — Sarah, nee Gibly, of Westfield; May 9. Israeli Army vet, sculptor, was 70.
• STEC — Paul, formerly of Roselle Park; May 14. Navy veteran and machinist, was 71.
• THALER — Julius E., formerly of Garwood; May 15. Survived by wife, two daughters.
• TONELLO — Lydia, of Union; May 11. Native of Latvia, mother of two, was 89.
• VISCEGLIA — Richard E., of Mountainside; May 14. Owned storage company, 62.
• WEISBROD — Joshua L. MD, of Springfield; May 13. Urologist, surgeon, father, 87.
• WINCH — Mabel Elizabeth, nee Huff, of Westfield; May 8. Longtime resident, 94.
• WRIGHT — Robert Lee, of Linden, formerly of Roselle; May 12. Local crossing guard.
• YURCISIN — Rudolph “Rudy,” of Roselle Park; May 11. Navy vet, grandfather, 82.

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