Obits from North New Jersey, Thursday, May 23, 2002
JAMES A. ANGELONE, 82, of Walnut Creek, Calif., formerly of Tenafly, died Friday. Before retiring in 1985, he was a sales manager for United Vintners, where he worked for 35 years. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, an Air Force veteran of the Korean War, and served in the Air Force National Guard Reserve. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Ridgefield. Arrangements: Par-Troy Funeral Home, Parsippany.
PAOLO BASTANTE, 77, of West Paterson, formerly of Paterson, died Wednesday. He was born in Italy and came to the United States in 1954. Before retiring in 1987, he was a foreman for Public Service Electric and Gas Co. in Oakland, where he worked for 33 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Pompei R.C. Church, Paterson, and a member of its Senior Citizens Club. Arrangements: DeLuccia-Lozito Funeral Home, Haledon.
SHANASIA BENBOW, 2, daughter of Toknowa Thomas and Veronica Benbow of Paterson, died Tuesday. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson.
HELEN V. JASTRZEBSKI BURGHARDT, 83, of Moonachie died Wednesday. She was a parishioner of St. Margaret of Cortona R.C. Church, Little Ferry. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Little Ferry.
PHILLIP H. COPANS, 64, of Hillsdale died Tuesday. He had been a national controller for Coopers & Lybrand. He was a graduate of New York University. Arrangements: Becker Funeral Home, Westwood.
JOAN M. DOUCETTE, 78, of Magnolia, Texas, formerly of Jersey City, died Monday. She had been an executive for First National Bank in Ridgewood. Arrangements: Rosewood Funeral Home, Humble, Texas.
TATYANA YERMOLIN DUNAYEV, 63, of Haledon died Tuesday. She was born in Russia and came to the United States in 1950. She had owned Du-An Products, Fair Lawn. She was a foster grandparent for the New Jersey Developmental Center in Totowa. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
DONNA ENDE, 56, of Bloomingdale died Tuesday. She had been a counselor at New Bridge Social Services, Pompton Plains. She was a member of the vestry at St. Michael Episcopal Church, Wayne. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funerals, Wayne.
MILDRED A. BIAZZO FIORELLA, 91, of Pinellas Park, Fla., formerly of Haledon and Paterson, died Tuesday. Before retiring, she owned Millie's Lunch, Paterson. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Pinellas Park, and a former parishioner of St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home, Wayne.
THE REV. LOUIS FOLEY, 85, of Ringwood died Tuesday. He made his first profession in 1935 and was ordained a priest in the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor in 1941. He served in the Army Reserves. Arrangements: D'Agostino Funeral Home, Wanaque.
ANTOINETTE CAMPAGNOLO FONDACARO, 70, of North Bergen died Tuesday. Arrangements: Vainieri Funeral Home, North Bergen.
ELAINE "MICHAELAINE" GUMIELA GANCARZ, 85, of Elmwood Park died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1951, she was a sewing machine operator for Stockholm Industries, Passaic, where she worked for 15 years. She was a parishioner of St. Leo R.C. Church, Elmwood Park. Arrangements: Patrick J. Conte Funeral Home, Elmwood Park.
SIDNEY KATZ, 83, of Union, formerly of Jersey City, died Wednesday. He had owned Sid's Foam to Go, Manville, for 15 years, and Sidney Katz Painting Co., Jersey City, for 20 years. He was past grand chancellor of the New Jersey State Knights of Pythias and president and cemetery chairman of the Jersey City Hebrew Benevolent Association. Arrangements: Wien & Wien, Hackensack.
MARVIN B. KEYS, 89, of Burlington, formerly of Rutherford, died May 14. Before retiring, he was a credit assistant for Julius Blum, Wood-Ridge. He was past master of Masonic Lodge 152 and a charter member of the Lyndhurst Masonic Lodge. He also was a member of Lyndhurst Elks Lodge 1505 and the Rutherford Old Guard. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.
JOHN J. KLIKIER, 79, of Paterson died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1981, he was a sergeant with the Paterson Police Department, where he served for 35 years and was a member of Policemen's Benevolent Association Local 1, Paterson. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Agnes R.C. Church, Paterson. Arrangements: Minchin Funeral Home, Paterson.
HENRIETTA WAKMAN LOCKWOOD of North Haledon died Wednesday. She was born in Estonia. Arrangements: Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, Franklin Lakes.
BRYAN S. MAURIBER, 55, of Teaneck died Wednesday. He was a Navy veteran and member of American Legion Post 128, Teaneck. Arrangements: Gutterman-Musicant, Hackensack.
TIMOTHY E. OBERLE, 58, of Mahwah died Tuesday. He had been an electrical engineer for Western Union, Upper Saddle River, and Compusis, Mahwah. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the American Legion. He also was a member of Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church, Upper Saddle River. Arrangements: Van Emburgh-Sneider Funeral Home, Ramsey.
GLADYS HENDRICKSEN OBERMAIER, 90, of Rochelle Park died Tuesday. Before retiring, she was a receiving clerk for the Macy's department store in Paramus. She was a member of the Rochelle Park Seniors. Arrangements: Vander Plaat Memorial Home, Paramus.
ANTHONY C. OLIVO, 51, of Old Tappan died Wednesday. He had worked for Verizon for 31 years and was a member of Communications Workers of America Local 1103, Port Chester, N.Y. He was a commander of the Sons of the American Legion Post in Norwood. Arrangements: Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, Northvale.
JOSEPH P. PAGNILLO, 73, of Fair Lawn died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1981, he was a captain for the New Jersey State Police. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Anne R.C. Church, Fair Lawn. Arrangements: Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, Hawthorne.
DAVID PITTELI, 88, of Wood-Ridge, formerly of Clifton, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1978, he worked in the maintenance department of Becton, Dickinson and Co., East Rutherford. He was a veteran of World War II and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3616, Wood-Ridge, and the Disabled American Veterans. He was a parishioner of Assumption R.C. Church, Wood-Ridge. Arrangements: Kohler Funeral Home, Wood-Ridge.
DAVID ROBERTSON, 58, of Garfield died Wednesday. Before retiring in 2000, he was a mechanic for Wayne Dodge. He was a member of the Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Fire Company 4, both in Garfield, and District 5 Fire Company in Parsippany-Troy Hills. Arrangements: Aloia Funeral Home, Garfield.
JOSEPH J. TUCCI SR., 80, of Dunedin, Fla., formerly of Palisades Park, died Tuesday. Before retiring, he worked for the Little Ferry Board of Education. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 809, Little Ferry. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, Dunedin. He was past president and coach for the Little Ferry Little League. Arrangements: Curlew Hills Funeral Home, Palm Harbor, Fla.
HARRY VAN BREDA, 67, of Tyler Hill, Pa., formerly of Ridgefield Park, died May 16. Before retiring 12 years ago, he was a truck driver and a member of Teamsters Local 707, New York City. He was a parishioner of St. John R.C. Church, Honesdale, Pa., and attended St. Joseph R.C. Church, Ryleyville, Pa., He had been a member of the Elks Lodge 1506 and Fire Hose Company 4, both in Ridgefield Park. Arrangements: Arthur A. Bryant Funeral Home, Honesdale, Pa.
CORNELIUS A. VANDERVLIET JR., 85, of Ocean, formerly of Wayne, died Tuesday. Before retiring, he was an executive for Continental Can Co., New York City, where he worked for 35 years. He was an Army veteran, a recipient of the Bronze Star, and a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was a member of American Legion Post 174, Wayne, the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association, and the Reserve Officer Association. He was a participant in the annual reunion of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces. Arrangements: Moore's Home for Funeral, Wayne.
DOROTHY BUCHAR VASILIK, 80, of Clifton, formerly of Passaic, died Wednesday. Arrangements: Intelisano-Scarpa Funeral Home, Clifton.
ROBERT E. WHIPPLE JR., 81, of Rutherford died Tuesday. Before retiring, he was an attorney for Transit Casualty in Los Angeles and St. Louis. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Arrangements: Collins-Calhoun Funeral Home, Rutherford.