Obits from North New Jersey, Monday, December 3, 2001
CLAUDETTE LECLERC BEDARD of Little Ferry died Saturday. She was born in Canada. She was a parishioner of St. Margaret of Cortona R.C. Church, Little Ferry. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Little Ferry.
MARY "MAE" DUDEK BEERISH, 83, of Paterson died Saturday. Before retiring, she was a presser for Brooks Bros., Paterson. She was a parishioner of St. Stephen's R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Della Torre Funeral Home, Paterson.
JOHN E. BROWER JR., 63, of Fairview died Friday. He had been a textile worker for Teledyne Farris Co., Palisades Park. He also had been a bus driver for the Fairview Board of Education. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 2355, Cliffside Park, and the Holy Name Society. Arrangements: McCorry Bros. Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
EULA E. DAVIS of Teaneck died Friday. Before retiring, she was a teacher for the New York Board of Education. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Englewood. Arrangements: Earl I. Jones Funeral Home, Hackensack.
EVELYN E. DAWSON, 89, of Clifton died Sunday. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.
HERBERT H. FEIT, 74, of Cresskill died Saturday. Before retiring, he was an auditor for the state of New Jersey. He was a past president of the Bergenfield-Dumont Jewish Center and a member of the Young Men's Jewish Association. Arrangements: Gutterman-Musicant, Hackensack.
RUTH V. ECKE HOLM, 91, of Norwood died Sunday. Before retiring in 1966, she was a secretary for Alcoa Inc., Edgewater. Arrangements: Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, Northvale.
JAMES HYNES, 92, of Wyckoff died Saturday. He was born in Ireland. Before retiring in 1973, he was an ironworker in New York City for 40 years and belonged to Local 40 of the International Iron Workers. He was a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Bronx, and the Knights of Columbus. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
MARY F. MEADER KURTZ, 87, of Clifton died Sunday. She was a parishioner of St. Paul's R.C. Church, Clifton, and a member of its Rosary Society. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Van Houten Avenue, Clifton.
ELIZABETH M. LEECH of Paterson died Thursday. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
JOHANNA OSSI PIVIROTTO, 97, of Clifton died Thursday. She was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1919. Before retiring in 1959, she was a weaver for Botany Woolen Mills, Passaic, where she worked for 20 years. She was a parishioner of St. Brendan's R.C. Church and a former member of the Cordial Women's Club, both in Clifton. Arrangements: Marrocco Memorial Chapel, Clifton.
RICHARD J. WALLER, 66, of Hillsdale died Sunday. He had been a senior vice-president for Telerep, New York City. He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War and a recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a sensei at Kokushi Dojo, Westwood. Arrangements: Robert Schoem's Menorah Chapel, Paramus.
B. STANLEY WIREN, 82, of Ramsey, formerly of Paramus, died Saturday. Before retiring, he was an electronic technician for Western Electric, Kearny. He was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Teaneck. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, the American Radio Relay League, and the American Pioneer Telephone Repeaters Club. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
RUSSELL WOLFE, 92, of Pompton Plains died Saturday. Arrangements: M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.