Union County week of October 3rd

OBITUARIES:

• BOVASSO — Patrick Thomas, of Cranford; Sept. 20. Summered in Manasquan.
• BRAGDON — Leslie Badeau Jr., formerly of Cranford; Sept. 18. Grandfather.
• BEREWSTER — Scott Robert, formerly of Westfield; Sept. 21. WHS graduate.
• BOBIS – Daniel H., of Scotch Plains; Sept. 22. Patent attorney in Westfield.
• BROWN — Freeman, of Elizabeth; Sept. 22. Great-grandfather of 14, was 84.
• COOGAN — Ann T., of Elizabeth; Sept. 23. Native of Ireland, was 91 years old.
• DAVIS — Billy Carl, of Linden; Sept. 16. Great-grandfather of four, Army retiree.
• D’AVINO — Anthony Joseph “Tony,” of Cranford; Sept. 17. Leaves large family.
• D’ELIA — Pilar, of Cranford; Sept. 25. Executive secretary at Merck & Co.
• DIGIOVANNI — Benjamin Nicholas, of Union; Sept. 22. WWII Army vet, 86.
• DIPIERRO — Charles Joseph, born Castolo, formerly of Westfield; Sept. 21.
• DONAHUE — Joan R. “Pick,” formerly of Elizabeth; Sept. 21. Nurse, mother.
• DOUGHERTY — Robert W., of Scotch Plains, formerly of Cranford; Sept. 21.
• DURANT — Maureen, nee Ewing, of Elizabeth; Sept. 21. Lifelong resident, 58.
• DYCEWSKI — Julie, of Union; Sept. 19. Longtime resident, was 88 years old.
• FANCERA — Joan T., of Hillside; Sept. 21. Wachovia Bank vice president.
• ESPIN — Alcides, of Elizabeth; Sept. 26. Longshoreman, native of Cuba, was 82.
• FEDOR — Dorothy Bauer, of Summit; Sept. 22. Central Presbyterian member.
• GATENS — Eugene Francis, of Fanwood; Sept. 20. Leaves wife, seven children.
• HARRISON — Marie B., of Mountainside; Sept. 23. Homemaker, mother of four.
• HURLMAN — Dorothy E., nee Doyle, formerly of Berkeley Heights; Sept. 20.
• FORECKI — Mercedes, formerly of Scotch Plains; Sept. 19. She was 94 years old.
• IRWIN — Florence M., of Kenilworth; Sept. 20. Loan officer, mother of three, 66.
• KNECHT — Robert J., of Union; Sept. 22. WWII Army vet, awarded Bronze Star.
• LABELLA — Donald W., formerly of Clark; Sept. 23. Pharmacy owner, coach, 79.
• LAMBE — Genevieve, of Union; Sept. 23. Bookkeeper, great-grandmother, 89.
• LOCKE — Angie, of Linden; Sept. 22. Survived by husband, three children, 67.
• MALANGA — Anthony J., of Clark; Sept. 25. Lifelong resident, was 87 years old.
• MARGETON — Josephine A., nee Bednarik, of Kenilworth; Sept. 22. She was 98.
• MITRICKA — William “Billy,” of Linden; Sept. 22. Father, lifelong resident.
• MOORE — Anne C., nee Woodward, of Kenilworth; Sept. 19. Leaves husband.
• MOREIRA — Maria E., of Cranford; Sept. 22. Born in Portugal, grandmother, 55.
• MOXLEY — Rosemarie McGee, of Elizabeth; Sept. 25. Leaves six grandchildren.
• MUSSO — Vincenzo, formerly of Linden and Elizabeth; Sept. 24. Barber, was 83.
• PEIRANO — James J. Sr., of Linden; Sept. 24. Owned Lincrest Exxon, WWII vet.
• PISCIOTTA — Ruth, nee Damato, formerly of Roselle Park; Sept. 19. She was 95.
• SADOWSKI — Mary, nee Babish, of Summit; Sept. 21. A resident since 1952.
• SALWAY — Margaret L., “Marge,” Prokasy, of Cranford; Sept. 22. Paralegal.
• SPIES — Deborah A. Plantikow, formerly of Westfield and Scotch Plains; Sept. 21.
• SYLVESTER — Elmer “Al,” formerly of Garwood and Scotch Plains; Sept. 20. 89.
• VAYAS — John, of Union; Sept. 21. Born in Greece, owned construction business.
• WILSON — Vera, of Elizabeth; Sept 19. Fifty-eight years old, leaves large family.

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