Obits from North New Jersey, Tuesday, May 29, 2001
DELLA AQUINO, 95, of North Bergen died Thursday. Before retiring, she was a seamstress and member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, Paterson. Arrangements: Scillieri Hawthorne Memorial Home.
JOHN G. BENDER SR., 75, of Closter died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Closter. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and member of the American Legion, Closter. He was a parishioner of St. Mary R.C. Church and member of Elks Lodge 2304, both in Closter. Arrangements: Moritz Funeral Home, Closter.
DOROTHY BROWN, 75, of Hackensack died Sunday. She was a nurse at Bergen Regional Medical Center, Paramus, where she worked for 32 years. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Englewood, where she served as deaconess and was a member of the choir and nurses unit. She was a former member of Mount Zion Baptist Church, South Hackensack. Arrangements: Conyers Funeral Home, Hackensack.
AMELIA T. KUHN DALY, 91, of North Bergen died Friday. Arrangements: Hunt-Stellato Funeral Home, Fort Lee.
CHARLES E. EHINGER, 72, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Upper Saddle River, died Sunday. Before retiring in 1991, he was president and a director of Curtiss-Wright Corp., where he worked for 35 years. He had served on the board of directors of Midlantic Bank. He was a parishioner of Church of the Presentation, Upper Saddle River, and was honored by the Catholic Church as a Knight of Malta in 1985. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.
JOSHUA J. FRAITES, 19, of Pompton Lakes died Sunday. He was a driver for Speedy Delivery Service, Totowa. He attended Ridgewood High School and The Sage Day School, Ridgefield Park. He was a member of St. Michael Episcopal Church, Wayne. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
HERBERT E. HACKBARTH, 72, of Westwood died Sunday. He worked for Jim Mahon Moving Co., and also owned Community Van Service, Westwood. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Park Ridge, and the Bergen Players Association, Oradell. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
KATHERINE KESHISHIAN, 82, of North Bergen died Saturday. Before retiring in 1983, she was a packer for General Foods, Hoboken, where she worked for 40 years. She was a member of Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Church, Union City. Arrangements: Vorhees Funeral Home, Ridgefield Park.
KENNETH W. LLOYD, 83, of Clifton died May 12. He was born in Canada. Before retiring in 1984, he was an accountant for Diamond Shamrock Corp., Jersey City. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of Rutgers University. He was a member of St. Peter Episcopal Church, Clifton. He was past director of the northern New Jersey chapter of the Woodland Trail Walkers Association, a member of the Sierra Club, the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, and the New Jersey Conservation Foundation. Arrangements: Allwood Funeral Home, Clifton.
MARILYN IMPELLITTERI LoPRESTI, 78, of Paramus died Saturday. She was a registered nurse at Long Island College Hospital. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Visitation R.C. Church and a past president of the Parent Teacher Organization, both in Paramus. She was a member of the Ramapo Valley and Sun Rise Sweet Adelines. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
MICHAEL MANLA, 76, of Totowa died Sunday. Before retiring, he was an inventory administrator for Eltee Pulsitron, Fairfield. Previously, he worked for General Electric Co., Clifton. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10104, Totowa. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
ANTHONY MATASKI SR., 80, of Teaneck died Sunday. Before retiring in 1983, he was a PBX installer for New York Telephone Co., New York City. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1345, Dumont. He was a member of the St. John Seniors, Bergenfield. Arrangements: Riewerts Memorial Home, Bergenfield.
LUCY PETRICONE OCHS, 92, of North Haledon, formerly of Fair Lawn, died Sunday. Before retiring, she worked in the garment industry and was a member of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, Paterson. She was a member of the Seniors, North Haledon. Arrangements: Scillieri Hawthorne Memorial Home.
BEVERLY B. BETTS O'NEILL, 92, of Fair Lawn died Saturday. Before retiring in 1985, she was an insurance agent for Kando Service Agency, where she worked for 25 years. She was a member of Annunciation Episcopal Church, Oradell. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Colonial Home, Fair Lawn.
MARY KUS PRUNCHAK, 79, of Garfield died Sunday. Before retiring in 1984, she was an inspector for Stull Engraving Co., Garfield. She was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Kostka R.C. Church, Garfield. Arrangements: Wozniak Home for Funerals, Wallington.
NINA DANYLUK RIVETTI, 81, of Solon, Maine, formerly of Saddle Brook, died Thursday. She was a former parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle R.C. Church, Saddle Brook. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
MARIA RODRIGUEZ, 82, of Passaic died Sunday. She was born in Puerto Rico. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Alvarez Funeral Home, Passaic.
ANNA T. PIKULIK VAN WYK, 74, of Ramsey, formerly of Hawthorne and Wyckoff, died Friday. Before retiring in 1989, she was a bus driver for Jules Omalauk, Midland Park, and worked for H&K Transport, Mahwah. Previously, she worked for the Upper Saddle River Board of Education. She had been a volunteer for the Ramsey Special Police. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.