Union County week of August 1st

OBITUARIES:

• BLAUVELT – George P., of Bloomfield; July 23. English teacher in Hillside schools.
• BUTCHKO – Rose Marie, of New Providence; July 20. Active in many clubs, wife.
• CANCALLIERI – Karen E., of Westfield; July 24. Cherished daughter and sister, 32.
• COHENS – Mary, of Roselle; July 18. Leaves behind two children and many friends.
• CONRAD – Mary Genevieve Daniel, formerly of Linden; July 22. Wife and mother.
• CONROY – John J. Jr., formerly of Elizabeth; July 15. Navy veteran, father of five.
• CWIEKA – Eleanor K., formerly of Clark; July 19. Clark EMS member and mother.
• DAWALT – Doris H., formerly of Roselle Park; July 19. Roselle Park HS grad, 83.
• DINUZZO – Kathleen M., nee Dawe, formerly of Clark; July 23. Loving mother.
• DONOFRIO – Lily, of Clark, formerly of Elizabeth; July 20. Seamstress, mother, 95.
• DOWNIE – Ruby May, nee Wakefield, of Roselle Park; July 24. Wife, grandmother.
• EVAN – Mark T., of Linden; July 20. Linden police officer and detective, husband.
• GERCKENS – William K., of Westfield; July 22. F.W. Plastics president, husband.
• GRAHAM-HAMMER – Peggy, of Linden; July 17. Mother and grandmother of 39.
• GROSSMAN – Ruth, formerly of Rahway; July 24. Teacher in Woodbridge schools.
• HEIDINGER – Anton M., formerly of Berkeley Heights; July 21. Husband, father.
• KANE – Marguerite, of Summit; July 22. Mother, sister and aunt, survived by many.
• KARIM – Martha Ann, formerly of Elizabeth; June 30. Muslim community leader.
• KERNEY – Frank H., formerly of Scotch Plains; July 22. Husband, grandfather, 81.
• LABRUTTO – Bessie, of Elizabeth; July 20. Co-owner of LaStanza’s Restaurant.
• LIEBLEIN – Raymond W., of Rahway; July 21. WWII Army vet, grandfather, 91.
• LYSTASH – Chester, of Clark; July 22. Husband, father, grandfather of nine, 85.
• MAAS – Louis I., formerly of Mountainside; July 20. Mountainside councilman, 88.
• MCCOY – Ernestine Rumph, formerly of Hillside; July 17. Hospital employee, wife.
• MELCHIONNA – James A. Sr., formerly of Linden; July 13. Husband, grandfather.
• MICHEL – Dorothy Ethel, formerly of Rahway; July 17. Wife, mother, grandmother.
• MONTANARI – Giotti E., formerly of Union; July 18. Wayne schools employee, 90.
• MORTON – Jill Ann, formerly of Clark; July 20. Sister, daughter and aunt of seven.
• O’CONNELL – Joan M., nee McDonnell, formerly of Fanwood; July 18. Legal aide.
• PANCURAK – Helen M., nee Gaspar, formerly of Linden; April 8. Teacher, mother.
• PETUCHOVAS – Elzabeth, of Linden; July 21. St. Theresa Church parishioner, 96.
• PIERRE – Marie, of Elizabeth; July 22. Leaves a host of loving relatives and friends.
• PUZIO – Cecelia J., nee Danoski, formerly of Clark and Cranford; July 23. Wife, 84.
• RAINEY – Yusef, formerly of Elizabeth; July 20. Survived by two children, 22.
• RAY – Lawrence B., of Springfield, formerly of Union; July 20. Navy vet and father.
• READING – Carmen, formerly of Scotch Plains; July 21. Volunteer, beloved wife.
• RICHEL – Michael, of Elizabeth; July 21. Insurance agent in Elizabeth, Roselle Park.
• RODRIGUES – Alfredo C., of Union; July 19. Mechanic, husband, father, brother.
• RYNK – Estelle J., nee Latawiec, formerly of Elizabeth and Linden; July 21. Wife.
• SHELBY – Wallace M., formerly of Summit; July 23. Professor, pilot, husband, 86.
• SMITH – Naomi, of Elizabeth; July 19. New Zion Baptist Church member, wife, 91.
• SORTORE – Jadwin F., of Aiken, S.C.; July 16. Started/directed Linden HS ROTC.
• TIGGETT – Lloyd William, of Union; July 21. Father, brother and grandfather of 39.
• TRIANO – Eugene P., formerly of Garwood; July 20. Husband, grandfather of eight.
• TROUPE – Tammie Charese, of Elizabeth; July 20. Mother and grandmother of 10.
• ULROPE – Phyllis, formerly of Scotch Plains; July 22. Surviving are two children.
• WILSON – Ann L., of Westfield, formerly of Cranford; July 19. Great-grandmother.
• ZIGNOLI – Elaine B., of Union; July 23. Wife, mother, aunt, grandmother of five.

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