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Obits from North New Jersey, December 5, 2001

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Date: Monday, 28 January 2008, at 12:02 p.m.

Obits from North New Jersey, Wednesday, December 5, 2001

JAMES ALDI JR., 72, of Hawthorne died Monday. He was a volunteer fireman in Hawthorne for 40 years, and served as fire chief for 16 years. He also served as Passaic County fire coordinator, and on the New Jersey Fire Advisory Commission. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, a member of Riverside Vets, and a recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He was a parishioner of St. Anthony R.C. Church, Hawthorne, and a member of its Holy Name Society. He was a member of the New Jersey Fire Chiefs Association, the Eastern Division of the International Fire Chiefs Association, the New Jersey Exempt Firemen's Association, the Passaic County Relief Association, and the Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.

CAROLINE ANIK, 78, of Bergenfield, formerly of Teaneck, died Tuesday. Before retiring, she was a dental hygienist. Arrangements: Gutterman-Musicant, Hackensack.

BILLY L. BOYD, 61, of Teaneck died Monday. Before retiring, he worked for Bronx Tire Co., for 25 years. He was also a general assistant with Ellis Ambulance, the Bronx. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Teaneck.

MARIA MATTESSICH BUSSANICH, 85, of Cliffside Park died Monday. She was born in Croatia and came to the United States in 1960. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, North Bergen. Arrangements: Konopka Funeral Home, North Bergen.

GARY DeJONGH, 70, of Hawthorne died Tuesday. He was born in the Netherlands and came to the United States in 1950. He had been a runner for Hawthorne Chevrolet. Previously, he was a maintenance man for the Hawthorne Board of Education and Wayne General Hospital. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Salaam Temple, Livingston. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 200, Ramsey, the Elks Lodge in Hawthorne, and the Scottish Rite, Lincoln Park. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.

ANGELO "CHUCK" DeMARCO, 78, of Wayne died Monday. Before retiring in 1990, he was a maintenance supervisor at First Union Bank, Totowa, where he worked for 23 years. He was an Air Force veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.

CORNELIA K. ERICKSON, 80, of Butler died Monday. Before retiring, she was an office manager for Mutual of New York. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Butler. Arrangements: Richards Funeral Home, Riverdale.

ELIZABETH YODICE FESTA, 79, of Totowa, died Monday. Before retiring, she was senior citizens coordinator for Passaic County and for the borough of Totowa for 18 years. She was past vice president of the Italian American Independent Club, past president of the Seniors, and a member of the American Legion Post 227 auxiliary, all in Totowa. She was a member of the Republican Clubs of Totowa and Passaic County, and was an officer of the American Legion auxiliary, Midland Park. She was a parishioner of St. James R.C. Church, Totowa. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.

EMILIA SIGISMONDI FINAMORE, 92, of Paterson died Tuesday. She was born in Italy and came to the United States 10 years ago. She was a parishioner of St. Michael R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.

LOUISE DeVITO FIORITO, 89, of Totowa died Monday. Before retiring in 1977, she was a forewoman for Styles Sports Coat Co., Paterson, and a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union. She was a parishioner of St. James R.C. Church, Totowa. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.

MICHAEL R. FISHER, 83, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Elmwood Park, died Nov. 27. Before retiring, he worked for Duboise Chemical, Rutherford. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post 147, Elmwood Park. Arrangements: Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Spring Hill.

LUCILLE T. FRANCAVILLA, 87, of Rutherford died Tuesday. Arrangements: Macagna-Diffily Funeral Home, Rutherford.

PERCY W. "D" HARDING of Paterson, formerly of Fair Lawn and Passaic, died Saturday. He worked for United States Printing Ink Co., East Rutherford, for 28 years. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the St. Luke Foundation, and was a former trustee at Gaza Way Baptist Church, both in Paterson. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.

LOIS D. DENECKE HUNTER, 80, of Tenafly died Tuesday. She was a graduate of Centenary College, Hackettstown. She was a member of Church of the Atonement and the Knickerbocker Country Club, both in Tenafly. Arrangements: Barrett Funeral Home, Tenafly.

JEAN B. JONES, 96, of Fair Lawn died Saturday. She had been a bank teller. She was a member of Van Riper-Ellis Broadway Baptist Church, Fair Lawn, and its choir, and was secretary of its Sunday school. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Fair Lawn.

DARLENE B. KADEN, 54, of Sparta died Tuesday. She was a systems architect for IBM in Franklin Lakes, where she worked for 20 years. She was a graduate of William Paterson University. Arrangements: Goble Funeral Home, Sparta.

THERESA M. LENKIEWICZ, 57, of Little Ferry died Monday. She was a parishioner of St. Margaret of Cortona R.C. Church, Little Ferry. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Little Ferry.

STEPHEN J. MANGAN, 84, of Pequannock died Monday. Before retiring in 1990, he was a sales representative for General Products, Chicago. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Butler and American Legion Post 450 in Pequannock. He was a parishioner of Holy Spirit R.C. Church, Pequannock, and a member of its Holy Name Society and Knights of Columbus Bishop Navaugh Council. He was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Pompton Lakes. Arrangements: M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.

LILLIE M. PATE McCOY, 87, of Paterson died Monday. Before retiring in 1978, she was a presser for U.S. Laundry in Paterson, where she worked for 33 years. She was a member of the New Christian Missionary Baptist Church, Paterson, and its Pastor's Aid and Woman's Club, and was a past president of its Senior Choir. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.

JERRY MECCA, 71, of Ridgefield died Monday. He founded Mecca & Son Trucking in Jersey City, and Accem Warehouse and Jerhel Plastics, both in Bayonne. Arrangements: A. K. Macagna Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.

MARILYN GOLDSWER MEDER, 71, of Glen Rock died Monday. She had been a dispatcher for the Glen Rock Police Department, where she worked for 20 years. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Glen Rock. She was a life member of the Glen Rock Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.

ETTA WOLFF MILLER, 89, of Paterson died Tuesday. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.

LILLIAN FISHER MINTZ, of North Miami, Fla., formerly of Englewood, died Sunday. She was a certified public accountant for the state of New Jersey. Arrangements: Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home, Fort Lee.

GERTRUDE OLSEN OLSEN, 96, of Lyndhurst, formerly of Hoboken, died Monday. She was born in Norway. Before retiring in 1970, she was an operator for General Foods in Hoboken. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Rutherford. Arrangements: Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, Lyndhurst.

MONICA GRAHAM O'NEILL, 82, of Totowa died Monday. She was born in England and came to the United States in 1923. She was a parishioner of St. James R.C. Church and a member of the Happy Seniors, both in Totowa. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.

ROSE WITZEL OSOFSKY, 90, of Passaic died Monday. She was born in Russia. She was a seamstress and a member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union in Passaic. She was a member of the Pioneer Women, Seniors, and Congregation Chevra Thilim, and was a life member of Hadassah, all in Passaic. Arrangements: Jewish Memorial Chapel, Clifton.

FRANK PAUL, 78, of Clifton died Monday. Before retiring in 1988, he owned Allwood TV in Clifton for 15 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Intelisano-Scarpa Funeral Home, Clifton.

IRENE PERA, 80, of Lincoln Park, formerly of Garfield, died Monday. Before retiring, she was a legal secretary. She was a Navy and Army veteran. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Passaic.

HENRY J. REUTER, 73, of Gilroy, Calif., formerly of Hasbrouck Heights, died Sunday. Before retiring in 1993, he was a mechanical engineer for Stone & Webster Corp. in New York City, where he worked for 15 years. He was a graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4591, Hasbrouck Heights. He was a parishioner of Corpus Christi R.C. Church and a member of Knights of Columbus, both in Hasbrouck Heights. He was a member of the Bishop Connor Fourth Degree Assembly in Teaneck. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights.

ARTHUR I. SKOLNIK, 77, of Englewood Cliffs died Tuesday. He had been a salesman at the Garment Center in New York City. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Bergen County Jewish War Veterans. He was a member of the Jewish Community Center of Fort Lee. Arrangements: Wien & Wien, Hackensack.

JULIAN SZETELA, 53, of Clifton died Thursday. He was born in Poland and came to the United States in 1973. He had been a welder for New Age Metal, Fairfield, where he worked for 14 years. He was a parishioner of St. John Kanty R.C. Church, Clifton. Arrangements: Shook Funeral Home, Clifton.

JOYCE ARMSTRONG TILDEN, 71, of Oakland died Tuesday. She attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church, Oakland. Arrangements: Oakland Memorial Home.

NANCY NALOPITANO VAN OOSSANEN of Jersey City died Sunday. She had been president of Animals Need You. Arrangements: Leber Funeral Home, Union City.

MARY CAMIER WOOD, 96, of Haworth died Sunday. She was born in Ireland and came to the United States in 1925. Before retiring 31 years ago, she was a caregiver for the city of New York. Arrangements: Frech Funeral Home, Dumont.

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