Obits from North New Jersey, Saturday, December 1, 2001
JOHN BRUGGEMAN JR., 80, of Wayne died Friday. Before retiring in 1979, he was an independent truck driver for Acme Markets. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.
CONCETTA D'ELIA CAPRARULO, 80, of Northvale, formerly of Teaneck, died Thursday. She was a parishioner of St. Anthony R.C. Church, Northvale. She was a member of the Senior Center and the Busy Bees, both in Northvale. Arrangements: Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, Northvale.
JULIA KOCZAN WECSEY CAREY, 94, of Paramus, formerly of Norwood, died Wednesday. She had been a volunteer at Valley Health Care Center, Westwood. She was a former parishioner of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Norwood, and was a member of its Rosary and Altar Society. Arrangements: Irvine-Cozzarelli Memorial Home, Belleville.
BETTY DeFRANCO, 91, of Wayne, formerly of Paterson, died Friday. She had been a file clerk for Manhattan Shirt Co., Paterson, where she worked for 40 years. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
CORNELIUS I. DUGAN, 72, of Lacey Township, formerly of Maywood, died Thursday. Before retiring in 1987, he was an administrator for New Jersey Bell Telephone Co., Morristown. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a parishioner of St. Pius X R.C. Church, Lacey Township. Arrangements: Layton's Home for Funerals, Lacey Township.
ROSE RACZ EAGLER, 95, of Clifton died Sunday. Before retiring in 1958, she was a retail sales manager at Meyers Bros. Department Store, Paterson, where she worked for 11 years. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Lexington Avenue, Clifton.
ANN E. GARGANO, 87, of Whiting, formerly of Butler and Oakland, died Wednesday. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help R.C. Church, Oakland. Arrangements: Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home, Whiting.
EMIL HENDL, 79, of Fort Lee died Thursday. He had been a real estate agent. He was also a substitute teacher in the Palisades Park school system. He was a past president of Hudson County Laborers Local 31. Arrangements: Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.
JOHN T. JORDAN, 77, of Bergenfield died Thursday. He owned Dumont Rubber Stamp for 25 years. Subsequently, he worked at Pathmark, Hackensack. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. John R.C. Church, Bergenfield. Arrangements: Riewerts Memorial Home, Bergenfield.
HELEN HAZEN JUNTA, 94, of Wyckoff, formerly of Midland Park, died Thursday. She was a member of Faith Reformed Church, Midland Park, and its Helping Hands Society. Arrangements: Olthuis Funeral Home, Midland Park.
HELEN GLICK KADELL, 96, of Laguna Woods, Calif., formerly of Fair Lawn, died Friday. Before retiring, she owned Reliable Roofing Co., Fair Lawn. She was a member of The Daughters of Miriam Center for the Aged Auxiliary, Clifton, and a founding member of the Fair Lawn Jewish Center. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
TERRY L. CONNOLLY KELLER, 46, of Hawthorne died Friday. She had been a lunch aide for Meals for Kids, North Haledon. She was a member of Hawthorne United Methodist Church. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
JOEL KRENICKI, 50, of Pleasant Hill, Calif., formerly of Saddle Brook, died Thursday. He had worked for IBM Corp. in San Francisco. He was a graduate of Rutgers University. Arrangements: Edward F. Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook.
EDWARD W. MENCHER, 95, of West Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Fair Lawn, died Friday. Before retiring, he was a doctor in private practice in the Bronx. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
DWIGHT S. OSTEK JR., 30, of Teaneck died Friday. He had been a salesman for Sparta Chemical Corp., Elmwood Park. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Bogota. Arrangements: Petrik Funeral Home, Bogota.
IRENE NITKEWICZ PEIRANO, 70, of Mahwah died Friday. She was a bookkeeper for Valley Paving Co., Ramsey. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Mahwah. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.
SABINA RODRIGUEZ, 48, of North Bergen died Friday. She was born inthe Dominican Republic. She was a clerk for Fleet Bank, Fort Lee. Arrangements: Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.
DOUGLAS SCHLEY, 64, of East Rutherford died Thursday. He was a plant manager for Film Tech Packing, Paterson. Arrangements: Macagna-Diffily Funeral Home, Rutherford.
CAROL P. ARONOWITZ SHAW, 53, of North Bergen, formerly of Fair Lawn, died Friday. She had been a teacher at Lincoln School in North Bergen and was a member of the New Jersey Education Association. She was a graduate of Paterson State Teachers College and received a master's degree in nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. Arrangements: Louis Suburban Chapel, Fair Lawn.
AMERICA GONZALEZ UBARRI, 69, of Butler, formerly of Pompton Lakes, died Friday. She was born in Puerto Rico. Before retiring, she was a systems analyst for American Cyanamid, Wayne. She was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church, Pompton Lakes. Arrangements: M. John Scanlan Funeral Home, Pompton Plains.