Union County week of January 16th

OBITUARIES:

• ALTERMAN — Carol, formerly of Hillside; Jan. 4. Hillside Hadassah member.
• APOSTOL — Lotte K., of Roselle Park; Jan. 5. Great-grandmother of five.
• BELLUSCIO — Mary R., nee Penevolpe, of Roselle; Dec. 29. She was 93.
• BENCIVENGA — June Ann, nee Hamilton, of Summit; Jan. 4. Wife, mother.
• BLINDT — Edith May, of Westfield and Clark; Jan. 5. Prudential retiree.
• BRANCO — Anthony J., of Elizabeth; Jan. 8. Former operations manager, 56.
• BROWN — Charles Roper Sr., of Rahway; Jan. 3. Grandfather of three, 74.
• BROWN — Robert A., of Roselle Park; Jan. 3. Auto technician, veteran, 65.
• BURKE — Francis T. Jr., of Summit, formerly of Cranford; Jan. 3. He was 64.
• CIVILE — Settimio “Sam,” of Roselle; Jan. 6. UPS retiree, father of seven, 89.
• COOPER — Susan Matlosz, of Elizabeth; Jan. 2. Lifelong resident, was 56.
• DEMARZO — Anthony J., of Clark; Jan. 3. Army veteran, engineer, was 78.
• EMMONS — Richard, of Garwood; Dec. 30. Accountant at Rutgers University.
• FARBER — Frances N., of Linden; Jan.3. Board of Education retiree, was 90.
• FASTIGGI — Grace F., nee Pezza, formerly of Union; Jan. 1. Leaves one son.
• FELDHEIM — Shirley Hirschfeld, nee Topper, of Springfield; Jan.8. Was 94.
• GRYSCO — Stanley Edward, of Clark; Dec. 31. Leaves wife of 72 years.
• HOWARD — Jimmie Lee, of Rahway; Jan.1. Army veteran, father of four.
• HREBELLA — Olga Lopes, of Elizabeth; Jan. 2. Seamstress and school aide.
• JACKSON — Joseph, formerly of New Providence; Dec. 31. Father of seven.
• JEKA — Yvonne Kimbel, of Mountainside; Dec. 25. Realtor in Essex County.
• JIMENEZ — John E., of Union; Jan. 7. Native of Puerto Rico, father of four.
• KLINK — Anna T., formerly of Union; Jan. 5. Longtime resident, was 91.
• KOSTY — Charles, of Rahway; Jan. 6. WWII Marine vet, retired butcher, 89.
• KRALICK — Peter, of Garwood; Jan. 8. WWII vet, mechanic, father of two.
• KUTCHER — Elizabeth “Betsy” Brennan, of Rahway; Jan. 5. Wife, mother.
• LUCCO — Elizabeth “Betsy,” of Union; Jan. 2. Grandmother of four, was 84.
• MARGIEWICZ — Joseph “Cliff” W., of Linden; Jan. 3. Local electrician, 90.
• MARTINEZ — Pedro, of Elizabeth; Jan. 2. Native of Cuba, fashion designer.
• MASELLI — Maria, nee Strazzella, formerly of Elizabeth; Jan. 6. She was 84.
• MAXWELL — Brenda A. Hopkins, of Rahway; Dec. 31. RWJ Hospital retiree.
• MAYERCAK — Barbara T., Jacik, of Linden; Jan. 9. Grandmother of three, 75.
• MCCOY — James N., formerly of Cranford; Dec. 29. Chemical engineer, 57.
• MCSORLEY — James Francis, formerly of Clark; Jan. 8. Retired machinist.
• MERMINI — Albert Sr., formerly of Union; Jan. 3.WWII Army veteran, 90.
• MOLICA — Angelina M. Pepe, formerly of Linden; Jan. 2. Great-grandmother.
• MONTI — Lois, formerly of Summit; Jan. 2. Summit ESL teacher at Jefferson.
• NORTON — Robert W., formerly of Summit and New Providence; Dec. 31.
• O’AVALON — Boaz, of Berkeley Heights; Dec. 30. Bichon frise enthusiast.
• PETERSEN — John Edwin “Jack,” of Westfield; Jan. 4. Bell Labs retiree, 91.
• PETRACCA — Margaret M., formerly of Elizabeth; Dec. 31. Leaves husband.
• PRYGROCKI —John P., of Clark; Jan. 6. WWII veteran, IRS agent, was 87.
• QUAGLIETTA — Incoronata, nee Bruno, of Springfield; Dec. 30. Mother
• RADOS — Andrew “Andy,” of Elizabeth; Jan. 4. Survived by two siblings.
• RAWSON — Sherry Allyce, of Summit; Dec. 26. Overlook Hospital RN, 72
• REED — Wilbert, of Union; Jan.6. Longtime chemical operator, father of six.
• REILLY — Cecilia “Sally,” nee Butwinskas, of Rahway; Jan. 6. Grandmother.
• SCHWARZ — Robert H., formerly of Union; Jan. 6. Leaves wife, four sons.
• SMITH — Kime H. “Smitty,” of Linden; Jan. 4. Chemical researcher, was 88.
• SOPER — Brian S., of Rahway, formerly of Elizabeth; Dec. 31. Fisherman.
• STAUFFER — Bruce W., formerly of Elizabeth; Jan. 5. Cytec retiree, 79.
• SULLIVAN — Marise Atkins, formerly of Westfield; Jan. 3. Leaves six sons.
• SZPIECH — Mary Josephine Elizabeth, formerly of Hillside; Jan. 7. Was 94.
• TISDALL — Hannah “Joan,” of Clark; Jan. 8. Native of Ireland, was 79.
• TOGLIA — Clemente “Clem,” formerly of Garwood; Dec. 31. Leaves wife, 53.
• TONEY — Cartez W., of Rahway; Jan. 2. Monsanto foreman, Army veteran.
• TREFFINGER — George, formerly of Hillside; Jan. 7. He was 60 years old.
• VECCHIONE — Ettore M. Jr., of Springfield; Jan. 6. Army vet, grandfather.

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