Obits from North New Jersey, Saturday, December 8, 2001
HELEN KRAMSACK AMERMAN, 92, of Little Falls died Thursday. Before retiring in 1988, she worked for Frito-Lay Corp. in Little Falls for 13 years. Previously, she was a weaver for Beattie Carpet Mills, Little Falls, where she worked for 48 years. She was a member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church, the Historical Society, and the Golden Age Club, all in Little Falls. She was past matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and past president of Singac Fire Company 3 auxiliary, both in Little Falls. Arrangements: Bizub-Parker Funeral Home, Little Falls.
DOROTHY E. COBB, 76, of Paterson died Wednesday. She had been a nurse's aide at the Saddle Brook Convalescent Center. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
THOMAS CRISAFULLI SR., 53, of Bergenfield died Wednesday. He was a cutter for Fiduccia Custom Shirt Co. in Carlstadt. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
CONCETTA GIANDOLFO DOMICOLO, 73, of Passaic died Friday. She was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1948. Before retiring, she was a factory worker for Harrisburg & Sons, Passaic, for 14 years. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Shook Funeral Home, Clifton.
HENRIETTA ELIA, 87, of Paterson died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a seamstress for East Side Sports Wear, Paterson. She was a parishioner of Blessed Sacrament R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Scillieri Funeral Home, Paterson.
JUNE J. ALONGE FRASER of Fairview died Thursday. Arrangements: A. K. Macagna Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
CORA GIBBONS, 77, of Paterson died Wednesday. She had been a nurse's aide. She was a former member of First AME Zion Church, Paterson. Arrangements: LaGarde Family Funeral Home, Clifton.
ANDRZEJ GRAJDURA, 46, of Garfield died Thursday. He was born in Poland and came to the United States in 1992. He had been a floor man for Precision Custom Coating, Totowa. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Garfield.
WILLIAM H. GRINDLER of Rutherford died Thursday. Before retiring, he was an assistant manager for National Community Bank, Rutherford. He was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and F & AM, both in Rutherford. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.
ALAN GURTMAN, 54, of Clifton died Friday. He was an executive with Passaic Metal & Building Supplies, Passaic. He was a member of Temple Emanuel in Passaic, the Garfield Masonic Lodge, and Preakness Hills Country Club. Arrangements: Jewish Memorial Chapel, Clifton.
DOLORES KAMINSKY, 65, of Elmwood Park died Sunday. Before retiring in 1999, she was a document spe#####t for Becton Dickinson & Co., Franklin Lakes, where she worked for 10 years. She was a member of Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church, Garfield. She was a graduate of William Paterson College and a member of the Alumni Association of Becton Dickinson. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Garfield.
ELEANOR A. TAZIK KATOCS, 81, of East Rutherford died Thursday. Before retiring in 1970, she was an electronics assembler for Bendix Corp., Teterboro, where she worked for 11 years. She was a parishioner of Most Sacred Heart of Jesus R.C. Church, Wallington. She was a former member of the Sokols Association. Arrangements: Kamienski Funeral Home, Wallington.
MARIE T. GIACOVELLI LAGNO, 63, of Little Ferry died Wednesday. She was an administrative assistant for Healthco Inc., Hackensack. Arrangements: Alesso Funeral Home, Lodi.
VIOLA CARLINI LaGUARDIA, 90, of Lyndhurst died Friday. Arrangements: Nazare Memorial Home, Lyndhurst.
THOMAS LEGATO, 76, of Fanning Springs, Fla., formerly of Fairview, died Tuesday. He had owned Old Cutler Service Center. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Hiers Chiefland Funeral Home, Chiefland, Fla.
VINCENT J. MORRONE, 86, of Bergenfield died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a warehouseman and packager for Sterling Drug, Secaucus. He was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield. Arrangements: Riewerts Memorial Home, Bergenfield.
ANGELINA EVANGELISTA PEPE, 90, of Paterson died Thursday. She was born in Italy. Before retiring, she was a cook for AT&T. She was a parishioner of St. George R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Minchin Funeral Home, Paterson.
LOUISE M. POPPE, 89, of Westwood died Wednesday. She was a former teacher in the Woodbridge school system. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
DAVID C. RAMSEY, 80, of Pompton Plains died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a sales manager for Prudential Life Insurance Co., Dover and Pompton Plains. Previously, he worked for Moore's Home for Funerals in Paterson and Wayne. He was a member of First Reformed Church, Pompton Plains, and was a volunteer at Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pequannock. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
LYDIA SAFANE of Cliffside Park died Thursday. Before retiring, she was a teacher in the New York school system. Arrangements: Wien & Wien, Hackensack.
SHANTI SHARMA, 86, of Englewood Cliffs, formerly of New Milford, died Friday. She was born in India and came to the United States in 1979. She was a principal at Tika Ram Girls School in Aligarh, India. Subsequently, she was a reporter for Press Trust of India. She received master's degrees in economics, education, and Hindi literature from Allahabad and Lucknow universities. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Oradell.
EVELYN R. LAGGNER SMITH, 82, of Hawthorne died Friday. She had been a secretary for Dr. Richard Roukema in Ridgewood. She was a member of Rea Avenue Reformed Church, Hawthorne, and its Eden Circle and choir. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
JOSHUA A. STEIN, 25, of Wayne died Thursday. He was an investment banker for Bluestone Capital Ltd. of Singapore. He was a graduate of Syracuse University. Arrangements: Robert Schoem's Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
ROSE TELL, 94, of Clifton, formerly of Passaic, died Friday. Before retiring, she was a secretary for General Electric Co., Clifton, where she worked for 40 years. She was a member of the YM-YWHA, Clifton, and Temple Emanuel, Passaic. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
ALFRED E. VARADY, 89, of Vermont, formerly of Ridgewood, died Tuesday. He was a courier for Citizen's First National Bank, Ridgewood. Previously, he was a carpenter and a member of the New Jersey Carpenters Union for 30 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Feeney Funeral Home, Ridgewood.