Union County week of August 15th

OBITUARIES:

• BARRETT – Helen P., nee Hedigan, of Union; Aug. 4. Wife, grandmother, 83.
• BEST – William, of Elizabeth; Aug. 4. Father of eight, great-great-grandfather.
• BURNER – Robert Avery, formerly of Scotch Plains; Aug. 2. Master gardener.
• BUTTITTA – Lorraine, of Berkeley Heights; Aug. 5. Wife, mother, grandmother.
• CILIA – Pasquanna, nee Raniolo, formerly of Linden; Aug. 3. Sicily native, 95.
• CLARK – Therese H., of Westfield; Aug. 1. Homemaker, wife and mother, 91.
• COLVIN – Ronald H., of Elizabeth; Aug. 2. East Orange detective for 20 years.
• COSTELLO – Sister Margaret Amelia; July 31. St. Mary High, Elizabeth, teacher.
• COVINO – Robert Sr., of Rahway; Aug. 7. WWII veteran, husband, father, 87.
• CUPO – Patsy, of Elizabeth; Aug. 4. St. Anthony’s communicant, husband, dad.
• D’AMICO – Sadie, of Union; Aug. 5. Beloved wife, dear sister and aunt, 102.
• DEANGELIS – Lucy, nee Romano, of Union; Aug. 7. Senior club member, 86.
• DIFABIO – James J. Jr., formerly of Cranford; Aug. 4. Husband and grandfather.
• DUCAS – Charlotte D., formerly of Springfield; Aug. 6. Wife and mother, 97.
• EDELMAN – June C., formerly of Cranford; Aug. 2. Grandmother of five, 85.
• ELBECK – Frances, of Scotch Plains; Aug. 6. Volunteer, wife and grandmother.
• EPSTEIN – Ira Sheldon, of Union, formerly of Springfield; July 26. Photographer.
• FARER – Henry, of Scotch Plains; Aug. 1. Co-founder of Farer Fersko law firm.
• FELAUER – Walter Gustave, of Carteret; July 29. Worked in Elizabeth for 42 years.
• FORTE – Mary L., of New Providence; Aug. 6. Wife, great-grandmother of four.
• FRONZAK – Stella J., of Union; Aug. 4. Christ the King parishioner, mother, 91.
• GIORDANO – Louis W., of Union; Aug. 3. WWII vet, husband and father, 93.
• GREGSON – Elsie, nee Stefanyak, formerly of Kenilworth; Aug. 5. Mother, 93.
• GRIFFIN – James J., of Elizabeth, formerly of Hillside; July 31. Husband, father.
• HARKINS – William, formerly of Linden; May 11. Beloved husband and father.
• HOLMES – LeRoy, of Roselle; Aug. 4. Pastor, founder of Roselle church, father.
• HUFFENUS – Frederick J., formerly of Elizabeth; Aug. 3. Elizabeth police officer.
• JOERG – William R., formerly of Rahway; Aug. 6. Marketing research analyst.
• JOHNSON – Carl Thomas; June 10. Formerly of Roselle Park, Class of 1943
• KESSLER – Bernice, nee Scarr, of Westfield; Aug. 2. Educator, grandmother, 89.
• KNIGHT – Roosevelt III, of Elizabeth; July 28. Newark medical center employee.
• LASOFFO – Nettie, of Linden; Aug. 6. Wife, mother and great-grandmother, 93.
• LISK – Douglas Sutphen, formerly of Scotch Plains; July 30. Loving father, 92.
• MCMAHON – Patricia M., of Scotch Plains, formerly of Cranford; Aug 8. Mother.
• MIKSIEWICZ – Blanche, nee Chrzanowski, of Linden; Aug. 7. Volunteer, 91.
• MURPHY – Francis Patrick, formerly of Rahway and Clark; July 21. Father, 87.
• NUDO – Ralph L., formerly of Roselle and Linden; Aug. 7. Hospital CFO, coach.
• OSUCH – Chester S., formerly of Elizabeth and Linden; Aug. 4. Husband, dad.
• PALMIERI – Marian L., nee Korn, of Elizabeth; Aug. 3. Wife, grandmother, 91.
• PENN – Joseph Sr., of Elizabeth; Aug. 1. Husband and great-grandfather of 17.
• PRZEPADLO – Janina, of Cranford; Aug. 8. Wife, mother, sister and aunt, 87.
• RICKERHAUSER – William F., formerly of Mountainside; Aug. 5. Police lt.
• RILEY – Doris L., of Union; Aug. 4. Newark teacher, wife, mother and aunt, 82.
• RUDO – Steve, of Clark, formerly of Elizabeth; Aug. 6. Chef, husband, father, 94.
• SCHLICKER – Virginia K., formerly of Linden; Aug. 4. WWII Navy WAVES vet.
• SHAUGHNESSY – Daniel J., of Kenilworth; Aug. 4. Husband, bank vice president.
• STANLEY – Thomas A., formerly of Berkeley Heights; Aug. 1. Contractor, 68.
• STRAND – Ethel G., formerly of Linden; Aug. 2. Wife, mother, grandmother, 94.
• STUCKER – Robert L., of Cranford; Aug. 7. Husband, father, grandfather of six.
• THOMPSON – Carl E., formerly of Westfield; Aug. 3. Father, husband, Navy vet.
• WEST – Lillian Elizabeth, formerly of Westfield; Aug. 6. Wife, grandmother, 92.
• WALKER – James V., of Hillside; July 31. Retired Newark detective, brother.
• WALKO – Leonard A. Sr., formerly of Clark; Aug. 3. Husband, grandfather, 88.

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