Obits from North New Jersey, Sunday, June 3, 2001
MARIE A. STROMER BONPIETRO, 77, of Clifton died Saturday. She was a member of Most Holy Name of Jesus Slovak National Catholic Cathedral, Passaic. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Van Houten Avenue, Clifton.
MARIAN S. BURDEN, 75, of Whiting, formerly of Ridgewood, died Thursday. She had been a public relations executive for Bloomingdale's department store. She had been a trustee of the Pro Arte Chorale, the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, the Classical Ballet Company of New Jersey, the Arts Center of Northern New Jersey, the New Jersey Symphony, the auxiliary of the New Jersey State Opera, and the Business Arts Foundation of New Jersey. She also served on the board of directors of the John Harms Center, the Heart Association, the Boy Scouts of America, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Humane Society, and the Association for Retarded Citizens. She was president of the Talking Newspaper for the Blind. Arrangements: C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
MARY C. CANDUSIO, 88, of Paramus, formerly of Hackensack, died Friday. Before retiring 23 years ago, she was a secretary for Becton Dickinson and Co., Rutherford. She was a parishioner of Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Hackensack. Arrangements: J. Rocciola Funeral Home, Hackensack.
JERRY DeMARZIO, 89, of Carlstadt died Saturday. He was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1912. He had worked for Becton Dickinson and Co., East Rutherford. Previously, he was a jockey and exercise rider. He was a Navy veteran. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, East Rutherford, and a former member of the Carlstadt Seniors. Arrangements: Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.
EDWARD E. DUFFY SR., 81, of Newark, formerly of Lyndhurst and Paterson, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1998, he was a foreman for the Newark Water Department, where he worked for 48 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II and recipient of the Purple Heart. Arrangements: Patrick J. Conte Funeral Home, Elmwood Park.
CHARLES F. EHRMANN SR., 78, of Clifton died Friday. Before retiring in 1988, he was a delivery driver for Tuscan Dairies, Union, and previously for Dugan's. More recently, he worked for CDS Landscaping. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Andrew R.C. Church, Clifton. He had been a drummer for the dance band, The Beaus, for 30 years and was a member of Local 16 of the Musician's Guild of Essex County. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Van Houten Avenue, Clifton.
ANN L. LIGENZOWSKI FEDORCHAK, 79, of Clifton died Saturday. Before retiring, she worked for Levy Bros., Clifton. Previously, she was a sales clerk for Ginsberg's department store, Passaic. She was a parishioner of St. John Kanty R.C. Church, Clifton. Arrangements: Shook Funeral Home, Clifton.
MARIE CORONATO IPPOLITO, 90, of Wood-Ridge, formerly of Lyndhurst, died Thursday. Before retiring in 1976, she was a teacher at St. Mary's School, Rutherford, where she taught for 15 years. Previously, she taught at Mount Carmel School, Maywood, and St. Clair's School, Clifton. She was a parishioner of Assumption R.C. Church, Wood-Ridge, where she was a member of its Third Order of St. Francis, past president of the Rosary Society, and a former Confraternity of Christian Doctrine instructor. She was a charter member of St. Mary's Aquinas Club, the Dominican Guild, Caldwell, and the Little League Mothers of Lyndhurst, and was a member of the St. Anthony Guild, Paterson. Arrangements: Kohler Funeral Home, Wood-Ridge.
MIGNON KLING JENSEN, 94, of Ridgewood died Saturday. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Hackensack, and its Royal Missionary Fellowship. Arrangements: Volk-Leber Funeral Home, Oradell.
STANLEY R. "PORKY" JOHNSON, 77, of Frankfort, Mich., formerly of Midland Park, died May 12. Before retiring, he was a transmission mechanic for Brogan Cadillac in Paterson and Totowa. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Northwest Soaring Club. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Funeral Home, Wyckoff.
LUCILLE MULIGANO JUSTINI, 86, of Bergenfield died Friday. She had been a seamstress in the New York City garment industry. She was a parishioner of St. John R.C. Church, Bergenfield. Arrangements: Riewerts Memorial Home, Bergenfield.
WILLIAM M. KRESSE, 69, of Cliffside Park died Friday. Before retiring, he was a limousine driver for Farrell Limousine Co., New York City. More recently, he was a school crossing guard in Cliffside Park. He had served in the merchant marines. He was a graduate of King's Point College. Arrangements: A.K. Macagna Funeral Home, Cliffside Park.
ROBERT L. OLSEN, 59, of Glen Rock died Friday. He owned The Printing Place, Hillsdale. Previously, he was a chartered financial consultant and certified life underwriter for Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co., Newark. He was a graduate of Gettysburg College and Fairleigh Dickinson University with a master's degree in business administration. He was a member, past vice president, and past president of the Glen Rock Board of Education. He was a baseball, junior football, and soccer coach for the Glen Rock Recreation program. He was a member of Community Church of Glen Rock, where he served as deacon, elder, and past vice president. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Fair Lawn.
JOSEPH M. PAPINI, 68, of West Milford died Friday. Before retiring, he was a service technician for Eastern Propane, where he worked for 36 years. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He had coached midget football, softball, and boys Little League, all in West Milford, and was a member of the Wallkill Golf Club and Knights of Columbus Council 934. Arrangements: Richards Funeral Home, West Milford.
MARY APPALUCCIO PETRONZI, 82, of Totowa died Friday. Before retiring in 1981, she was a seamstress and a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, New York City. She was a parishioner of St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson, and a member of its Senior Citizens Club. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.
JOHN S. PIERRI, 73, of Maywood, formerly of Paramus, died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a manager for Korvettes department store in Paramus and a toll collector for the New Jersey Highway Authority on the Garden State Parkway. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Visitation R.C. Church, Paramus. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
PAUL M. TITUS, 50, of Butler died Friday. He worked for the Butler Department of Public Works and was a member of the Blue Collar Workers Association. He was a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8096, Butler. Arrangements: The Morrison Funeral Home, Butler.
FRANK TOMIELLO, 75, of Ridgefield Park died Saturday. Before retiring in 1991, he was a bus driver for NJ Transit, where he worked for 10 years. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Francis R.C. Church, Ridgefield Park. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.