John F. Malley Jr 80, of Greenbriar Woodlands passed away January 26, 2008 at Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood.
Born in Philadelphia he resided in Cleveland, Ohio, Florence, SC, Hazlet, and Middletown before moving to Greenbriar Woodlands, Toms River in 1988.
John was a Special Agent with the FBI, New York, NY for 24 years retiring in 1979, after his retirement he became the chief Auditor for Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York for 10 years.
He was a communicant of St. Luke's RC Church and was also a Eucharist minister, he was a volunteer for the Van Dyke Hospice, Toms River, a former member of the Woodlands Mens Golf Association and Former volunteer at Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood. He was a Volunteer for the Holiday Express Organization.
He was predeceased by his wife Margaret C. Malley October 7, 2007.
Surviving are his beloved children John F. Malley III of Hampton, NJ ,Margie Bench of South Toms River, Helen Anne Doyle of Howell and Cathy Spiel of Manchester. His cherished grandchildren Tara, Katie, Kevin, Robert, Jack, Tory, Mark, Emily, Dylan, Jack, Claire, Colleen and his sister in law Irene Malley.
Visiting will be Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. A mass of a Christian Burial will be Thursday 10:00am at St. Luke's RC Church, Toms River. Interment NJ Veteran Cemetery, Arneytown.
In lieu of flowers donations to Holiday Express 968 Shrewsbury Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724 would be appreciated.
Lester D. Switz Jr., 75, of Toms River, passed away on Saturday January 26, 2008, at Shorrock Nursing and Rehabilitation, Brick.
Born in Little Ferry, Mr. Switz resided in Paramus, and then in Whiting before moving to Toms River in 1993. He was in the National Guard, and was a Tractor Trailer Driver for the Grand Street Warehouse-Fischkelta Trucking for 43 years, retiring in 1995. Mr. Switz was a member of the Ridgefield Special Police, the Ridgefield Shooting Range, the Crestwood Village VII Bowling League and Clubhouse, and he was an avid Yankee fan.
He was predeceased by his brother Charles Switz.
Mr. Switz is survived by his wife Mary Switz, 2 sons, Rocco Switz and his partner Mitch, and David Switz and his wife Phyllis, 1 daughter Suzanne Bavaro and her husband Joseph, 1 sister Mary Switz, and 4 grandchildren, David, Jessica, Jaclyn and Joey.
Visiting will be Monday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Funeral Mass Tuesday, 9:15am at St. Luke’s RC Church. Arrive Funeral Home 8:15am. Cremation Private.
Richard Petruzzi, 75 of Toms River, passed on January 24, 2008 at Community Medical Center Hospice, Toms River.
Born in Brooklyn he lived in the Canarsie Section of Brooklyn before moving to Green Brier Woodlands in Toms River. Mr Petruzzi retired as the General Foreman of the Brooklyn Union Gas Co after 36 years, he retired in 1991. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of the Greenbriar Woodlands Men's Club, Bowling Club, Bocci, Shuffleboard and the Greenbriar V.F.W.. He was a parishioner of St Luke's R.C. Church, Toms River.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Julia (nee Ciaccio), three cherished daughters and two sons-in-laws Janet & Rob Valela, Carol & Stephen Addeo and Kathy Petruzzi. He was the loving grandfather of Kristine, Jamie, Nicole & Michael. He will be sadly missed by all.
Visiting will be Friday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Rd, Toms River. Funeral Services Saturday arrive at the Funeral Home 9:00 am, Funeral Mass to follow 10:00 am at St Luke's RC Church, Toms River, interment Pinelawn Memorial Park, Pinelawn, L.I., NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Van Dyke Hospice, 99 Tt. 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08753.
John T. Garzone, 77 of Toms River, passed on Wednesday January 23, 2008 at his home.
Born in the Bronx he lived in Staten Island before moving to Toms River in 1988. Mr Garzone was a Bus Operator for the NYC Transit Authority for 20 years retiring in 1984. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran during the Korean War, He was a member of the Halloran Memorial Disabled American Veterans Post 34 of Staten Island, the Holiday City Social Club and the Fishing Club. Mr Garzone was a great family man and provider. He was an entertainer at heart singing at his local social club, as well as various nursing and assisted living facilities. His karaoke singing had it's own cult like following. He was also an accomplished Bard with some of his works published. He was also quite handy with any tool and was very skilled in all phases of home improvement.
He is survived by his wife Elaine Dugan Garzone, his son Robert of Staten Island, NY and his sister Mary Grace Principato of Cornwallville, NY.
Visiting will be Friday 2-4 & 7-9 pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Rd, Toms River. Funeral Services Saturday arrive at the Funeral Home 10:00 am, Services 10:30 at the funeral home, Cremation Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River.
In lieu of flowers contributions to the Van Dyke Hospice, 99 Rt 37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755 would be appreciated.
Joseph A. Frandano, 70, of Toms River, NJ, passed away, Monday, January 21, 2008 at Martin Memorial Hospital South, while wintering in Hobe Sound, FL.
Mr. Frandano was born in Newark, NJ. He had been a resident of Toms River for the past 15 years previously residing in Woodbridge, NJ. Prior to retirement he worked as an Engineer for Seimans Tel Plus in New Jersey. He graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Physics from Monmouth University in New Jersey. He served in the United States Navy on the USS Ticonderoga and was a member of St. Justins Catholic Church in Toms River, NJ serving as a Eucharistic Minister.
He was predeceased in 1999 by his loving wife Jo Ann Frandano and his son, Jeffrey Lawrence Frandano in 1983.
Survivors include his son, Jay P. and his wife Sandy Frandano; two grandchildren, Jeffrey Joseph and Rebecca Anne Frandano all of Bayville, NJ. He is also survived by his uncle, Frank Giordano of Union, NJ, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Friday 7-9 PM at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Rd., Toms River, NJ. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday 9:30 AM at St. Justin's RC Church, Toms River, NJ., Arrive at Funeral Home 8:30 AM, Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Toms River, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Juvenile Diabetes Association.
"We Love you Opa, love always Stinky Peanut and Sweet Pea"
DeWitt "Butch" C. Milligan III, 64, of Beachwood passed away January 19, 2008 at home.
Butch was born in Toms River and has been a life long resident.
He served in the United States Army. For 30 years Butch was a linesman for JCPL, in Toms River and Berkeley Departments and had been in Oyster Creek for a short time. After his retirement from JCPL he worked the pass 3 years for the Harley Davison in Lakewood, Parts Department.
Surviving are his devoted wife Bonita "Bonnie" Muir Milligan. His loving children Brendan J. Milligan, his daughter Jacqueline T. Collins and her husband Eric. His brothers and sisters in law Michael and Karen Milligan and Lance and Jackie Milligan. The light of his life Shea Collins his granddaughter.
Visiting will be Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., toms River. Funeral services Wednesday 11:00am at the funeral home arrive at 10:30am. Interment Ocean County Memorial Park.
Thomas J. Farrell, of Silverton, passed away January 18, at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Elizabeth, NJ and attended Thomas Jefferson High School where he played football and basketball. After graduating high school, Tom joined the United States Marine Corps and served his country with honor. For three years he was stationed at the Marine One Air Station in Quantico, VA, and played basketball for the Quantico team. After he was honorably discharged from the Marines, he resided in Elizabeth until 1960 before moving to Shore Acres in Brick where he lived for 40 years, most recently moving to Silverton. He made a career in banking and finance.
Tom was a Notre Dame football enthusiast for 60 years and amazed his family and friends with facts about the team, all the way down to the university’s zip code. It was a Farrell family tradition to gather around Tom on Saturday afternoons to cheer on the Fighting Irish!
He was an avid Yankee fan, idolizing Mickey Mantle. He was also passionate about his Corvettes and enjoyed attending car shows and rallies. Tom was a member of both the VFW Post 8847 in Brick and the American Legion, Brick, where he was known as the “walking sports encyclopedia”.
Tom’s pride and joy were his six girls and his eleven grandchildren. He took great pleasure in watching his girls and boys play sports. He will be truly missed by all of his family and friends he has made throughout his life.
Surviving are his loving wife of 49 years, Elvira (Bonnie); his six beloved daughters and son-in-laws: Julie and Michael Conrad of Howell, Laura and Vinny Savoia of Welford, SC, Sharon and Donald Bassini of Toms River, Jacqueline and Ed Ragaukas of Toms River, Pauline (Polly) and Donald Ambrose, Jr., of Toms River, and Kara and John Kobosko of Middletown, DE; his eleven grandchildren: Ryan, Kyle, Kelly, Glen, Thomas J., Stephen, Robert, Matthew, Tyler, Patrick, and Danny; a brother Dennis Farrell and his wife Pauline of Seaside Park.
Visiting will be Monday, 2-4 & 7-9pm, at Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Funeral Tuesday 9:15am St. Luke’s RC Church, arrive Funeral Home 8:15am. Interment Ocean County Memorial Park.
In Lieu of flowers, the Farrell Family would prefer donations to Oceans of Love: 1709 Highway 37 East, Toms River, NJ 08753
Jacqueline M. Haydu 79, of Lakewood passed away January 18, 2008 at Kensington Manor.
Born in Jersey City, and had resided in Lakewood. Mrs. Haydu was a homemaker.
She is survived by her son and daughter in law Ronald and Cynthia Schultz of Brick.
His grandson Dean Schultz and his wife Alice Schultz and her granddaughter Sandra Schultz, also her great-grandson Ryan Schultz.
Visiting will be Monday 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the Silverton Memorial funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. A mass of a Christian Burial will be Tuesday 11:00am at the Church of the Visitation RC Church, Brick, arrive at the funeral home at 10:00am. Entombment Ocean County Memorial Park.
Gloria Clarke, 76, of Brick passed away January 18, 2008, when Our Lord and Savior took her hand and led her through the Heavenly Gates, entering into eternal and everlasting love, peace and happiness.
Born in New York City, she resided in Edison before moving to Brick 24 years ago. Mrs. Clarke was a Homemaker, she was a devoted Catholic who gave much of her time to her church, Church of the Visitation RC Church, Brick, NJ. She decorated the church at Christmas for many years and ran the prayer chain since 1984, and had received over 28,000 calls for prayer. She was also a member of the Lions Head South and North prayer group.
Mrs. Clarke was predeceased by her brother Robert Cardot, sister Veronica Szumski and granddaughter Gloria.
Surviving are her devoted husband James F. Clarke. Her loving children James F., Robert E. and Irene Fekete. Her sister Helen Chandler, and loving 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Visiting will be Monday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. A mass of a Christian Burial will be Tuesday 10:00am at the Church of the Visitation RC Church, Brick. Committal services at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Toms River. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our friends and neighbors at Lions Head South for the love and support they have shown us during this most difficult time. We would especially like to thank the staff at Care Alternative Hospice Services for their compassion and the empathetic care shown during the last 9 months.
Salvatore L. Purcell, 87, of Toms River, passed away Friday, January 18, 2008 at Community Medical Center, Toms River.
Born in Newark, living in West Caldwell, before moving to Toms River 22 years ago. Salvatore was a Mason for the Newark Board of Education for 30 years, retiring in 1986. Sal was a World War II Army veteran. He was enshrined into the A. S. A. HALL OF FAME, October 11, 1985, Oklahoma City, OK, and a member of the Civic Council, Abadaba Club of Newark, and Catholic War Veterans.
He is predeceased by his brothers; Larry, Don, James, and sisters; Anna Pennella, Ida Matta, Frances Caruso, Mildred Manfro and Florence Marino.
He survived by his wife; Filomena, and a son Joseph, a daughter and son in law Renee and Andrew Hoeppner, two brother; Joseph and Fred, and 4 grandchildren; Brittany, Nicholas, Angelica and Vincent.
Visitation will be Sunday 1-5 PM at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, NJ. Funeral Service Monday 11:30 AM at Funeral Home, Arrive at 11:00 AM, Entombment: St. Joseph Cemetery, Toms River.
Charles Robert Maak Sr., of Lakewood formally of Bayonne passed away January 18, 2008 at home.
Born in Bayonne he resided in Bayonne, moving to Miami in 1990, returning to New Jersey July 2007, to settle in Lakewood. Charles was a sheet metal worker for 38 years, retiring in 1990 from Shapiro Manufacturers, NY, NY, he was a member of the Sheet Metal Union Local 28, New York City. He was very active in many sports in Bayonne, he was a member and past president of the Football Alumni at the Bayonne High School and he had coached the PAL Basketball Teams.
Charles is survived by his loving wife Phyllis Dimech Maak and devoted children, daughter Annette Jahera, son Charles Jr. and his wife Susan. He is also survived by his 3 brothers, 6 sisters, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River are in charge of the arrangements.
James Patrick Sullivan Jr. 72, of Toms River passed away January 16, 2008 at home.
Born in Philadelphia, PA he moved to Toms River in 1974. Jim worked for the Department of Defense for 36 years as a contract negotiator, most recently at Fort Monmouth retiring in 1991. After his retirement he worked for the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home. He was an Army Veteran serving in the Korean War, a member of the American Legion of Toms River and an avid sports fan of all Philadelphia teams.
Jim was a devoted father and father in law of James Sullivan III, Esq. of Brick and Judy and Jim Sammarco of Toms River. He was the beloved brother of Joan DeMuth and Bernice Flynn and the proud and loving grandfather of Erin, Kelly, Ryan and Jordan.
Visiting will be Sunday 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. Funeral services will be Monday 10:00am at the funeral home, arrive at 9:30am. Cremation Ocean County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations to the American Heart Association 1 Union Street, #301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691-4183 would be appreciated.
Debra Lynn Markell, 52, of Brick, passed away Sunday, January 13th at home.
Born in Brooklyn, living her childhood in Old Bridge, before moving to Brick in 1986.
Debra was an audiologist for several doctors, recently working for Miracle Ear of Watchung, NJ.
She is survived by her husband; Robert, and 3 sons; Zachary, Jonathan, and Brandon, her mother; Pearl Stein of Jackson, and a sister; Robin Costantino of Little Ferry.
Visitation will be Thursday 10 - 11:30 AM at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, NJ. A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, 11:30 AM at the Funeral Home. Internment: Ocean County Memorial
Marie Ann Sandor 52 of Lakewood passed away January 11, 2008 at Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood.
Marie was a Homemaker and loved her family dearly,
Surviving are her son Robert Bruce Sandor, daughters Lisa Marie Sandor, Dawn Marie Fitts and 2 grandchildren. Her step mother Geri Soden, 3 brothers and 1 sister.
Visiting will be Tuesday 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms Rive. Funeral services will be Tuesday 3:30pm at the funeral home. Cremation Private.
Rose Silvia, 67 of Toms River passed away January 9, 2008.
Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River are in charge of the arrangements
Dorothy J. Meinke, 60, of Brick, NJ passed away into a better world on Wednesday January 9, 2008.
She taught at Clifton Avenue Grade School, Lakewood, NJ for 8 years, then put all of her energy into raising her children. She was a beautiful and loving wife and loving mother. Dorothy was very active and dedicated to her church. She sang in the choir for over 20 years and also played in the bell choir. She was president of the Presbyterian Women in Point Pleasant and also a deacon. Dorothy was a Girl Scout Troop Leader for many years. Dorothy loved to read, cook, do cross stitch, walk and go camping across the country with her family. Dorothy loved nature.
Predeceasing Dorothy were her brother Donald, her father Edwin, mother Janette and an aunt Dorothy Gordon. Surviving are her husband William Meinke, her daughters Janet Meinke and Kathryn Smith and her brother Herbert Deuchar.
A memorial service will be held at Brick Presbyterian Church 111 Drum Point Road on Saturday, January 12 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association, 800-883-1180, or the charity of your choice. Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River, NJ 08753 are in charge of arrangements.
Robert B. Cook 68, of Brick passed away Wednesday January 9, 2008 at Deborah Heart and Lung Hospital.
Born in Jersey City he resided in Jersey City before moving to Brick 15 years ago.
Robert was a Fire Captain for the City of Jersey City, 27 years retiring several years ago. He was a member of the American Legion.
Surviving are his sister Roberta M. Maione, brother in law Robert T. Maione, Nephew Robert F. Maione and niece Randi M. Maione.
Visiting will be Saturday 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. Services will be Saturday 4:00pm at the funeral home. Cremation Private. In Lieu of flowers contributions would be appreciated for Deborah Heart & Lung, P.O. Box 820, Browns Mills, NJ 08015
Ada Nicoletti, 82, of Toms River, passed away Thursday, January 3 at nearby Community Medical Center.
She was born on June 27, 1925 in Union City, NJ and graduated from Emerson High School. After some college at New York University, she worked in New York City for the advertising agency N.W. Ayer & Son, first in the Radio and TV Department and then in the Film Department as a casting director. Ada then became one of the first women ever to work as a TV Sports Producer on both "Happy Felton's Knothole Gang" and "Star of the Game". These shows aired before and after Brooklyn Dodger games broadcast on WOR-TV in the 1950's. After leaving the workforce to raise a family, Ada returned to work at Northern Valley Old Tappan High School, where she managed the Audio/Visual Department. After retiring and relocating to the Greenbriar Woodlands Community in Toms River in 1990, Ada was very active for many years in Greenbriar's Drama Club, Women's Club, Investment Club, and Bridge Club. She also volunteered at a local school library and was involved in local outreach. Ada brought immeasurable love and joy to many people in many places throughout her life, especially her husband and son, who will miss her more than words could ever express. She is survived by her husband, Primo, also known as Nick, 85, of Toms River, her son David, 47, now residing in Cripple Creek, Colorado, and her brother Charlie, 91, of Oradell, NJ.
Visitation will be held at Silverton Memorial Funeral Home in Toms River on Monday from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:15am at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Toms River. In lieu of flowers, we request that family and friends contact their local chapter of the American Heart Association and make a donation to help fight the disease which Ada battled successfully for a long time before it contributed to her passing on Thursday
Mary Baran formerly of Toms River died Friday January 4, 2008 at Care One, East Brunswick.
Silverton Memorial Fuernal Home are in charge of the arrangements.
Rocco G. Sica, 60 years old passed away January 3, 2008 at Community Medical Center Hospice, Toms River.
Born in Newark he resided in Newark, Irvington and Manchester before moving to Toms River 12 years ago. Rocco was a Music Teacher, had taught in several different schools and had owned and operated his own company, Educational Music Services, Toms River. He was a communicant of St. Luke's RC Church, Toms River where he also served as an Usher. He was a member of Brick Elks Lodge #2151.
Rocco is survived by his parents Anthony and Elizabeth Sica of Toms River and many cousins.
Visiting will be Sunday 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. A mass of a Christian Burial will be Monday 10:00am at St. Luke's RC Church, Toms River arrive at the funeral home at 9:00am. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, Toms River.
Theresa K. Palczewski, 84, of Toms River, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2008 at home.
Born in Jersey City, before moving to Toms River 15 years ago. Theresa was an Office Clerk for Western Electric Co., Kearny, NJ. She was predeceased by her 1st Husband Anthony Lenardo and her 2nd Husband Hank, and a son John Lenardo in 2006.
Surviving is her step daughter; Ellen Amos, and a brother; Louis Cinquegrana, a grandson Broque Lenardo and many Nieces and Nephews
Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, NJ are in charge of her arrangements. Cremation: Private.
Alberta Doll, 89, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2008, at Meridian Nursing Home.
Born in Elizabeth, Miss Doll was a Secretary for the Singer Company of Elizabeth.
Miss Doll is predeceased by her companion William Bates, who passed in 1989. She is survived by her nephew Dru Eric Kegreiss and his son Dru Jr., her niece Pamela Amberg and her husband Ken, and their 3 children Susan, Nick and Stacy.
Visiting will be Sunday, 2-4pm, at Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, NJ 08753. Funeral Service at 3:00pm, Sunday at Funeral Home. Entombment Monday Ocean County Memorial Park.
Helen Thompson, 87, of Toms River, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2008 at home.
Born in Rahway, living most of her life in Rahway, before moving to Toms River 20 years ago. Helen was an inspector for the Purolator Co., Rahway, NJ for 15 years, and a member of the Garden Club & Women Club of Holiday City of Silverton, Toms River, NJ.
She is predeceased by a grandson Patrick Sean Kovac and is survived by her husband, Theodore Thompson Sr. and a son and daughter in law; Theodore and Nanci, of Lanoka Harbor, and a daughter and son in law; Margaret and Richard Kovac of North Carolina, 4 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday 2-4 PM at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home, 2482 Church Road, Toms River, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial, Monday 9:15 AM @ St. Luke RC Church, Old Freehold Rd., Toms River. Arrive at the funeral home 8:15 AM. Burial to follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.
Karen Flynn 45 of Toms River passed away January 2, 2008 at Community Medical Center, Toms River.
Born in Elizabeth, where she resided before moving to Toms River in 1973.
Karen was a secretary for the Board of Social Services in Toms River for 22 years.
She was a communicant of St. Luke's RC Church, Toms River.
Surviving are her daughter and son in law Tiffany M. and Tom Longo of Nutley, her mother Gertrude Flynn. Her brothers John Flynn, William Flynn, Edward Flynn and Kevin Flynn. Her sisters Colleen Flynn, Patricia Cruz and grandson Thomas.
Family will receive relatives and friends Saturday 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Silverton Memorial Funeral Home 2482 Church Rd., Toms River. Services will be Saturday 4:30pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation 360 Essex Street Suite 301, Hackensack, NJ 07601 (please make checks payable to HUME Foundation) in memory of Karen Flynn-For Cancer Research would be greatly appreciated.