Union County week of October 31st

OBITUARIES:

• AIELLO — Joan B., of Hillside; Oct. 19. Lifelong resident, grandmother of five.
• ALSTON — Ludean, of Linden; Oct. 19. Army medic, foster parent to 37 children.
• ANGIOLA — Anna Teresa Ferrulli, of Clark; Oct. 19. Native of Italy, seamstress.
• BARAN — Stanley J., of Clark; Oct. 18. Army vet of WWII, retired deliveryman.
• BILENKER — Eugene N., of Elizabeth; Oct. 19. Food technologist with Ph.D., 92.
• BLACKSHEAR — Wilbert C. “William,” of Rahway; Oct. 18. Korean War vet.
• BOREK — Stella M. Anton, of Linden; Oct. 18. Great-grandmother, 94 years old.
• BROWNE — Dr. Marie Ann, of Westfield. Psychiatric nursing professor, author.
• BUDZ — Gienia V., of Mountainside; Oct. 12. Echo Lake Club member, mother.
• CIFELLI — Anthony “Billy Bud” Sr., of Kenilworth; Oct. 19. Grandfather of eight.
• COSTA — Anne, nee MacNamara, formerly of Elizabeth; Oct. 22. Grandmother.
• CULVER — Edward, of Hillside; Oct. 16. He leaves 19 great-grandchildren.
• DAVIDSON — Warren H., of Roselle Park; Oct. 24. WWII vet, grandfather, 85.
• DEGELMANN — Robert J., formerly of Kenilworth; Oct. 22. Retired banker, 85.
• DRIES — Michael J., formerly of Westfield; Oct. 23. Mechanical engineer, was 61.
• DUNNING — Alan S., formerly of Summit; Oct. 15. Was Summit BOE president.
• GREGORIO — John T. Sr., of Linden; Oct. 23. Former mayor, state senator, 87.
• GRUBER — Susan, of Union; Oct. 21. Lifelong resident, Allstate Insurance retiree.
• HACKETT — Thomas W. Sr., of Westfield; Oct. 16. Leaves wife of 49 years.
• KARNAI — John “Rambo,” of Rahway; Oct. 21. He is survived by two daughters.
• KASPRZYK — Edward, of Union; Oct. 17. Retired inspector for Adolph Gottscho.
• KASPRZYK — Richard Francis, of Rahway; Oct. 23. Vietnam vet, Elks knight, 62.
• KELLINGHAUSEN — Shirley E. Johnson, of Cranford; Oct. 23. Grandmother, 90.
• KIRPAN — Stefan Jr., of Rahway; Oct. 19. Leaves wife and two children; was 87.
• KNIGHT — Tracy Richelle, of Elizabeth; Oct. 20. Worked as a local DJ, was 49.
• KOSKI — Gloria K., nee Costa, of Westfield; Oct. 4. Longtime resident, mother.
• LAWRENCE — Robert J., of Clark; Oct. 20. Army veteran, father of three, was 72.
• LYONS — Janet A. Bost, formerly of Garwood; Oct. 19. Leaves five children.
• MARKS — Ida Billie, nee Billman, of Springfield, formerly of Hillside; Oct. 17.
• MARZLOFF — Wilbur G., formerly of Union; Oct. 19. WWII Army veteran, 92.
• MIGLIN — Margaret M. Lukash, formerly of Elizabeth; Oct. 23. She was 92.
• NIST — Charles W., formerly of Cranford; Oct. 20. Leaves wife and three children.
• O’MALLEY — Thomas E., of Clark; Oct. 20. WWII vet, Inland Traffic retiree, 91.
• PATRICK — Betty L., of Garwood; Oct. 19. Active in local VFW, mother of two.
• PEARSON-HILL — Nettie J., of Union; Oct. 16. She was 74 years old.
• PEPE — Vita “Winnie,” nee Monticello, of Elizabeth; Oct. 17. Sister, aunt, friend.
• PERRONE — Aurora, formerly of Elizabeth and Rahway; Oct. 19. Seamstress, 84.
• PFAFF — Robert Charles, of Fanwood; Oct. 13. Retired real estate appraiser, 81.
• REARDON — Walter, formerly of Rahway; Oct. 20. WWII Army Air Corps vet.
• REILLY — Joseph T., of Union; Oct. 21. Star-Ledger computer technician, 74.
• RITGER — Veronica D., of Rahway; Oct. 24. Leaves her husband, three daughters.
• RODRIGUEZ — Anthony, of Cranford; Oct. 19. WWII Army vet, USPS retiree.
• SPECHT — Roderick C., of Cranford; Oct. 12. Active in First Presbyterian Church.
• SPOSARO — Marie, nee Truppo, of Kenilworth; Oct. 19. Retired NJ Bell manager.
• TATE — Ruth C., of Westfield; Oct. 19. Longtime resident and real estate agent.
• TAYLOR — Harold G., of New Providence; Oct. 18. Veteran of two wars, was 86.
• YACKANIN — Carol Steffens, of Linden; Oct. 20. Lifelong resident, grandmother.

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