Union County week of September 19th

OBITUARIES:

• ARTUSO — Karen Towers, of Scotch Plains; Aug. 29. Pastry chef, 49 years old.
• BIASE — Anna A., nee Raguseo, of Clark; Sept. 8. Retired from L’Oreal, was 80.
• BURKE — Kevin M., of Fanwood; Sept. 2. Merrill Lynch employee, Marine.
• CAHALAN — Leo Jr., of Union; Sept. 7. Owned Newark butcher shop, 87.
• CANTALUPO — Angelina, nee Pillo, formerly of Linden; Sept. 8. Was 93.
• CUTRO — Margaret C, nee Kloepher, of Clark; Sept. 7. She was 88 years old.
• DINIZIO — Paul, of Scotch Plains; Sept. 7. Master carpenter, Army vet, was 88.
• DIPPOLITO — Bernard “Benny,” of Elizabeth; Sept. 3. Chemical compounder.
• FERNANDEZ — Nidia Altagracia, nee Vasquez, of Elizabeth; Sept. 8. She was 91.
• FISH — Joan Ethel, of Linden; Sept. 4. Leaves 15 great-grandchildren, was 75.
• FRIERI — David, of Springfield; Sept. 10. Special Olympics athlete, was 43.
• FUCHS — Beverly Ann, nee Newton, of Kenilworth; Sept. 6. Grandmother of 10.
• GAUTHEIR — Sandra J., nee Rohona, formerly of Summit; Sept. 5. She was 66.
• GILLICH — Margaret Mary, of Kenilworth; Sept. 7. Union Catholic HS employee.
• GREGSON — Margaret S., nee Fulton, of Roselle Park; Sept. 7. Great-grandmother.
• GROTE — Walter, formerly of Scotch Plains; Sept. 6. Former mayor, was 90.
• HARRIS — Essie Mae, of Elizabeth; Sept. 4. She was 85 years old.
• HENDLIN — Ruth Maltz, of Springfield; Aug. 18. Local kindergarten teacher.
• HEYBURN — Marjorie “Sandra,” nee Platt, of Cranford; Sept. 7. Was an RN.
• HUFF — Mollie Irene, of Fanwood; Sept. 7. Longtime member of Cranford church.
• JOHNSON — Metimo “Minnie,” of Roselle, formerly of Elizabeth; Sept. 7.
• JOHNSON — Willie Lee, of Westfield; Sept. 3. Was 86 years old.
• KOLAKOWSKI — George, formerly of Union; Sept. 9. Leaves wife, daughter.
• KRAUSE — Marie Elizabeth, nee Hochdorfer, formerly of Union; Aug. 2.
• KREDER — Gregory, of Union; Sept. 4. Was a 54-year resident, Amtrak foreman.
• LEBRON-GUZMAN — Danielle Elizabeth, of Union, formerly of Elizabeth; Sept. 6.
• LEVY — Rebecca “Becky,” nee Sarfatty, of Hillside; Sept. 2. Longtime resident.
• MARGOLIES — Roy S., of Mountainside; Sept. 9. Navy vet of WWII, an engineer.
• MASKO — Elsie, of Elizabeth; Sept. 7. Retired clerk, great-grandmother.
• MATTIOLI — Verna, nee De Maritz, of Mountainside; Sept. 9.Great-grandmother.
• MCCRACKEN — Gertrude E. “Trudy,” nee Kulinski, of Elizabeth; Sept. 7. Was 86.
• MCDONALD — Cecelia, of Elizabeth; Sept. 10. Retired nurse’s aide, was 90.
• MCLEOD — JoAnne Loretta, of Elizabeth; Sept. 4. She was 60 years old.
•MCMAHON — Maureen, of Clark; Sept. 5. She was 55 years old.
• MCRAE — Brian, of Elizabeth; Sept. 5. Father of five, was 47 years old.
• OCCHIUZZI — Frances Ann, nee Higgins, of Rahway; Sept. 10. Leaves husband.
• OSTERMILLER — Elfrieda, of Union, formerly of Hillside; Sept. 9. Was 92.
• PAGANO — Joseph A., of Berkeley Heights; Sept. 8. Longtime resident, CFO, 74.
• PFEIFFER — Nancy, nee Tavornina, of Elizabeth; Sept. 7. Lifelong resident, was 86.
• PIATEK — Charlotte Teresa Kardel, of Linden; Sept. 11. Was an 83-year resident.
• PIZUTELLI — Sophie, of Union; Sept. 6. Irvington school bus driver for 30 years.
• PRYER — Richard, of New Providence; Sept. 6. Marine, Vietnam veteran, 66.
• RIPA — Louis C., of Berkeley Heights; Sept. 5. Computer consultant, outdoorsman.
• RUSSO — Wayne Alan, of Union; Sept. 11, 2001. Victim of WTC attacks.
• SHEEHAN — Robert J., of Summit; Sept. 7. AT&T executive, Army veteran.
• SINCLAIR — William C., formerly of Linden; Aug. 29. Retired milkman, was 89.
• SNEED — Irene V., of Elizabeth; Sept. 11. Leaves husband of 54 years.
• STALOWSKI — Helen Kesello, of Linden; Sept. 9. Mother of six, was 83 .
• STOTLER — Edna Jane, of Westfield; Aug. 28. Great-grandmother, was 90.
• SUTTLE — Tony, of Elizabeth; Sept. 3. Leaves many family and friends, 54.
• TEARE — Malcolm “Bud,” formerly of Summit; Aug. 28. Army veteran, 85.
• TOMASSO — Richard J. Sr., of Kenilworth; Sept. 8. Watchmaker, jeweler.
• TURNER-MOSS — Bernice, of Union; Sept. 1. She leaves three children, was 77.
• WHITE — Altere D., of Roselle; Sept. 1. Leaves two sons, was 39 years old.
• WOLMAN — Elsie Vill, of Linden; Sept. 7. Lifelong resident, was 95 years old.

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