Obits from North New Jersey, Friday, November 29, 2002
LUCIANO C. "JOHN" BARBERA, 76, of Stewartsville, formerly of West Milford, died Thursday. Before retiring 11 years ago, he was a self-employed carpenter. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in West Milford. He was a former parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, West Milford. Arrangements: Scala Memorial Home, Hackettstown.
MARGARET MILLIGAN BISCHOFF, 87, of Wood-Ridge died Tuesday. She was born in England and came to the United States in 1928. Before retiring in 1977, she was a clerk at the Acme supermarket in Hackensack, where she worked for 25 years. She was a parishioner of Assumption R.C. Church, Wood-Ridge. She was a former Girl Scout leader and was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and the 60-Plus Club, both in Wood-Ridge, and AARP. Arrangements: Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.
PETER A. CALANDRO, 74, of Manchester, formerly of Hasbrouck Heights, died Tuesday. Before retiring, he was a guard for Marion Security, Red Bank. He was an Army veteran and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4591, Hasbrouck Heights. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Lodi. Arrangements: Costa Memorial Home, Hasbrouck Heights
FRANK CARBONE, 88, of Hackensack, formerly of Hoboken, died Wednesday. Arrangements: C.C. Van Emburgh Funeral Home, Ridgewood.
MAE A. MILLER CHRISTIE, 90, of Paterson died Wednesday. She was a parishioner of St. George R.C. Church, Paterson, and a member of its Leisure Club. Arrangements: Minchin Funeral Home, Paterson.
HERBERT S. KOENIG SR., 71, of North Haledon died Thursday. Before retiring, he was a service engineer for Ellcon National, Totowa. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was member of the National Railway Society. Arrangements: Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, Franklin Lakes.
HARRY PADULA, 91, of Wayne, formerly of Totowa, died Wednesday. Before retiring in 1989, he owned C. Padula and Sons, Totowa, and was a member of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825. He was a parishioner of St. Gerard R.C. Church, Paterson, where he served as an usher. He was past grand knight of Knights of Columbus Council 240 and a member of the Franklin Pleasure Club, both in Paterson, and the Cesare Batista Club. Arrangements: Festa Memorial Funeral Home, Totowa.
PHYLLIS ANDREANO PELLEGRINO, 85, of Clifton died Wednesday. Before retiring, she was a machine operator for Forstmann Woolen Mills, Garfield. Arrangements: Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, Van Houten Avenue, Clifton.
GLORIA STECKOWICH, 63, of Carlstadt died Monday. Before retiring in 1995, she was a secretary for Hoffmann-LaRoche Inc., Nutley, where she worked for 20 years. She was a member of Ukrainian Orthodox Ascension Church, Clifton. She was a member of the Interfaith Hospitality Network of Passaic County, the Bergen-Passaic Chapter of the Ukrainian Women's League of America, and the Carlstadt Historical Society, and was a volunteer for local hospice services. Arrangements: Kimak Funeral Home, Carlstadt.
GEORGE D. THOMAS, 80, of Hagerstown, Md., formerly of Saddle River, died Tuesday. He had been co-owner of R.G. Thomas Corp. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Saddle River, and Haven Lutheran Church, Hagerstown. Arrangements: Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, Hagerstown.
JOHN J. "IGGY" VIGLIOTTI JR., 49, of Nutley, formerly of Lyndhurst, died Thursday. He had been a truck driver for Wel-Don Concrete, Westfield, and was a member of Teamsters Local 408, Union. Arrangements: Nazare Memorial Home, Lyndhurst.
STEPHEN WOJTOWICZ, 84, of Passaic died Tuesday. Before retiring in 1979, he was a self-employed handyman. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Passaic. Arrangements: J.C. Fila Lexington Memorial Home, Clifton.
MARIE FORSTER ZUCKERMAN, 96, of Deerfield Beach, Fla., formerly of Jersey City, died Tuesday. She had been co-owner of several stores in Jersey City. She was a life member of Hadassah, Jersey City, and Temple Beth Israel, Deerfield Beach. She was a member of the Deborah Heart and Lung Association and the Talmud Torah and Sherman Avenue Synagogue. Arrangements: Wien & Wien, Englewood.