Asbury Park Press Obituaries

222 Results

November 17, 2017

William Blakely (Bill)

William Blakely (Bill)

77, Green Brook

William (Bill) Blakely AGE: 77 • Green Brook William (Bill) Blakely of Green Brook, NJ passed away on November 16th, 2017 at age 77. Bill was born in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Dorothy Zeeb Blakely and Charles Elmer Blakely. He attended Penn State University and...

Warren "Rusty" Boutilier

Warren "Rusty" Boutilier

89, Toms River

Warren "Rusty" Boutilier AGE: 89 • Toms River Warren "Rusty" Boutilier 89 of Toms River died Wednesday November 15 at Green Acres Manor, Toms River. Born in Newark, grew up and raised his family in Union, retiring to Toms River in 1985. He was a police detective for the...

William Ronald Collins

William Ronald Collins

88, Middlesex

William Ronald Collins AGE: 88 • Middlesex William Ronald Collins, 88, of Middlesex, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Center in New Brunswick. Born in Kingsport, TN to the late William George and Grace Blanche Collins,...

Laura Conforti

Laura Conforti

97, Jackson

Laura Conforti AGE: 97 • Jackson Laura Conforti, 97, of Jackson passed away at home on Sunday, November 12, 2017. Arrangements by Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. For complete obituary information, directions, or condolence messages to the family, visit...

Nancy C. D'Angelo

Nancy C. D'Angelo

64, Brick

Nancy C. D'Angelo AGE: 64 • Brick Nancy C. D'Angelo, age 64, passed away on November 15, 2017 after a long illness. She was born and lived in Bayonne, before moving to Brick over 40 years ago. She loved spending time with her family, traveling to Bermuda, and being a Mom...

Richard G. Davis

Richard G. Davis

62, Keansburg

Richard G. Davis AGE: 62 • Keansburg Richard G. Davis, 62, of Keansburg, NJ, died on November 16, 2017 in Red Bank. Richard was born in Jersey City, and lived in Keansburg for most of his life. Richard was a graduate of Keansburg High School Class of 1973. He worked as an...

Carmella Fernicola (Mildred)

Carmella Fernicola (Mildred)

98, Laurence Harbor

Carmella (Mildred) Fernicola AGE: 98 • Laurence Harbor Carmella (Mildred) Fernicola, age 98, Laurence Harbor, formerly of Newark. Beloved sister of Anthony, and the lates Frank, Joseph, Marie Fresolone and Violet. Devoted sister-in-law of Josephine. Loving Aunt and Great...

Edwin Arnold Forrest (Arnie) Jr.

Edwin Arnold Forrest (Arnie) Jr.

85, Shrewsbury

Edwin Arnold (Arnie) Forrest, Jr AGE: 85 • Shrewsbury Edwin Arnold (Arnie) Forrest, Jr., 85 years old, of Shrewsbury, NJ passed away peacefully in Long Branch on November 15, 2017, surrounded by family. Arnie was a faithful man, placing God, wife and family above all. He...

Charles Richard Frechette

Charles Richard Frechette

81, Holmdel

Charles Richard Frechette AGE: 81 • Holmdel Charles Richard Frechette, 81, of Holmdel, NJ died peacefully on Tuesday November 14 at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, NC where he resided with his wife of 61 years, Virginia Frechette. Charles is survived by Virginia and...

John R. "Richie" Grasser

John R. "Richie" Grasser

76, Warren Grove

John R. "Richie Grasser AGE: 76 • Warren Grove John R. "Richie" Grasser, age 76, of Warren Grove, NJ passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Born in Maywood, NJ, he lived in Ridgefield and Toms River prior to Warren Grove where he resided since 1969. He was a Shop...

Angelina "Angel" Green

Angelina "Angel" Green

70, Oakhurst

Angelina "Angel" Green AGE: 70 • Oakhurst Angelina " Angel " Green, age 70 of Oakhurst passed away Tuesday November 14, 2017 in Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch. Born in Red Bank to the late Pietro and Rose Scopetani, Angel lived in Oakhurst most of her life. She was a...

Janet King Herbert

Janet King Herbert

83, Point Pleasant

Janet King Herbert AGE: 83 • Point Pleasant Janet King Herbert, 83, of Point Pleasant, passed away, Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA to the late Herbert and Carolyn King, she lived in North Plainfield and Watchung and has resided in Point Pleasant since...

Wilhelmina Rose "Minnie" Holmes (Borowsky)

Wilhelmina Rose "Minnie" Holmes (Borowsky)

79, Matawan

Wilhelmina "Minnie" Rose (Borowsky) Holmes AGE: 79 • Matawan Wilhelmina "Minnie" Rose (Borowsky) Holmes, 79, of Matawan, passed away, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at home surrounded by her husband and children. She was born in Old Bridge. She was a homemaker and devout...

Dorothy Mable Hubbard

Dorothy Mable Hubbard

94, Neptune

Dorothy Mable Hubbard AGE: 94 • Neptune Dorothy Mable Hubbard, 94, of Neptune passed away on Thursday, November 9th, 2017. Family and friends are invited to a 10-11am Viewing and a 11-12pm Funeral Service at Ely Funeral Home in Neptune on Monday, November 20th, 2017 followed...

John E. Kramer Jr.

John E. Kramer Jr.

91, Middletown

John E. Kramer, Jr. AGE: 91 • Middletown John E. "Jack" Kramer, 91, of Middletown, NJ, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on November 15, 2017. He was born and raised in Green Point, Brooklyn on November 22, 1925. He lived in Manhattan and...

Michael A. Maldony Sr.

Michael A. Maldony Sr.

83, Edison

Michael A. Maldony, Sr. AGE: 83 • Edison Michael A. Maldony, Sr. passed away surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. He was born and resided in Perth Amboy before moving to Edison in 1970. He...

Irene "GeeGee" Mangano

Irene "GeeGee" Mangano

92, Lakewood

Irene "GeeGee" Mangano AGE: 92 • Lakewood Irene "GeeGee" Mangano, 92, passed away November 15, 2017 at the Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus in Lakewood. Mrs. Mangano was born in New York City moving to Jackson and than became a long time resident of Lakewood, NJ. She...

Lee M. Marchetti

Lee M. Marchetti

27, Tinton Falls

Lee M. Marchetti AGE: 27 • Tinton Falls Lee M. Marchetti passed away on November 14, 2017. Visitation will be held 7-9 PM Sunday at Bongarzone Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 AM Monday at the Church of St. Anselm. Entombment to follow at Holmdel Cemetery....

Virginia A. Milan

Virginia A. Milan

78, Brick

Virginia A. Milan AGE: 78 • Brick Virginia A. Milan, 78, of Brick, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick. She was born Virginia Nagengast on April 30, 1939 in Bayonne, where she was born and...

Matthew R. Muklewicz

Matthew R. Muklewicz

31, North Brunswick

Matthew R. Muklewicz AGE: 31 • North Brunswick Matthew R. Muklewicz died Tuesday, November 14, 2017, in Edison from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was 31. Born in Edison he lived most of his life in North Brunswick. He was a communicant of Our Lady of...

Rita J. Olkowski (Sommese)

Rita J. Olkowski (Sommese)

73, Somerville

Rita J. (Sommese) Olkowski AGE: 73 • Somerville 73, died November 15, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She was born in Newark, NJ and lived with her 8 siblings until her mother's passing. She was raised in Fanwood in the loving home of her maternal Aunt,...

Phillip A. Petracca

Phillip A. Petracca

Piscataway, NJ

Phillip A. Petracca Phillip A. Petracca, also widely known as Filippo Neri in the Italian-American Radio and Entertainment World, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at St. Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick. Born in Newark in 1932, Mr. Petracca grew up in...

Frank R. "Jeeps" Rita

Frank R. "Jeeps" Rita

85, Raritan

Frank "Jeeps" R. Rita AGE: 85 • Raritan Frank "Jeeps" R. Rita, 85, died November 13, 2017 surrounded by his loving sister. He was born on February 17, 1932, to his dear parents, Carmella (Polito) and Francesco Rita. A lifelong resident of Raritan, NJ, Frank graduated from...

Lillias Schuman

Lillias Schuman

80, South Plainfield

Lillias Schuman AGE: 80 • South Plainfield South Plainfield - Lillias Schuman, 80, died suddenly Thursday, November 9, 2017 at JFK Medical Center, Edison. Born in Sullivan's Island South Carolina, Lillias grew up in Brooklyn and resided in Linden for a short time before...

Paul "Skip" Wilk

Paul "Skip" Wilk

76, Belvedere

Paul "Skip" Wilk AGE: 76 • Belvedere Belvedere, SC - Mr. Paul "Skip" Wilk, 76, entered in to rest November 15, 2017. Mr. Wilk was a native of Collinsville, CT, having made North Augusta his home for the past 54 years. He was a graduate of Neptune High School, Neptune, NJ,...

November 16, 2017

Anthony J. Arcuri Jr.

Anthony J. Arcuri Jr.

Watchung, NJ

Anthony J. Arcuri, Jr. Anthony J. Arcuri, Jr., age 83, died on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at R.W.J. Somerset in Somerville. He was born in Plainfield and had lived in South Plainfield for the past 52 years. Mr. Arcuri served in the United States Army during the Korean...

Emil L. Argentino

Emil L. Argentino

74, Keyport

Emil L. Argentino AGE: 74 • Keyport Emil L. Argentino, age 74 of Keyport, passed away Monday November 12, 2017 at Bayshore Medical Center in Holmdel. Born in Red Bank Emil had resided in New Jersey his whole life. Before his retirement he was employed as an accountant for...

Robert "Bob" Arnold

Robert "Bob" Arnold

91, Lascassas, Tn Formerly Of Somerset

Robert "Bob" Arnold AGE: 91 • Lascassas, TN formerly of Somerset Robert "Bob" Arnold, 91, passed away on Monday, November 13, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Mr. Arnold was born November 09, 1926 in New Brunswick, to the late John and Edna...

Cynthia A. Beshel

Cynthia A. Beshel

72, Brant Beach, Nj

Cynthia A. Beshel AGE: 72 • Brant Beach, NJ Cynthia A. Beshel (nee Ervin), 72, of Brant Beach passed away peacefully at home on November 6, 2017. Cindy was born in Philadelphia and raised in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Education from...

Joyce Marilyn Burdack

Joyce Marilyn Burdack

93, Brick

Joyce Marilyn Burdack AGE: 93 • Brick Joyce Marilyn Burdack, 93, of Brick, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Jersey Shore Medical Center in Neptune. Born in Newark, she lived in Livingston, before moving to Brick 47 years ago. Mrs. Burdack was a secretary for Shering-...

Charles Frank Davis Sr.

Charles Frank Davis Sr.

84, Woodbridge

Charles Frank Davis, Sr. AGE: 84 • Woodbridge Charles Frank Davis Sr., 84, of Woodbridge, New Jersey, entered into his eternal life on November 13th, 2017 after a brief illness. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge for 44 years where he completed...

Susan K. Ostergarrd Herr

Susan K. Ostergarrd Herr

70, Littleton, Co

Susan K. Ostergarrd Herr AGE: 70 • Littleton, CO Susan K Ostergaard Herr, 70, of Littleton CO, passed away November 8, 2017. Born in Perth Amboy, she lived in Edison before moving to Cranbury in 1965. She has resided in Littleton, Colorado for the past 22 years. Susan was...

Grace Kenney

Grace Kenney

95, Point Pleasant

Grace Kenney AGE: 95 • Point Pleasant Grace Kenney, of Point Pleasant, passed away peacefully on November 13, 2017. She was born Grace Margaret Anderson in Easton, PA on February 26, 1922. She married William E. Kenney a Navy veteran of World War II at Saint Luke's Church,...

Matthew R. Kiernan

Matthew R. Kiernan

75, Menlo Park Terrace

Matthew R. Kiernan AGE: 75 • Menlo Park Terrace Matthew R. Kiernan, 75, formerly of Menlo Park Terrace, passed away on November 2, 2017 at his home in Gambrills, MD. He was born in Jersey City and had resided in Menlo Park Terrace for 48 years before moving to Gambrills 2...

Michael Charles Kodan Jr.

Michael Charles Kodan Jr.

84, Point Pleasant

Michael Charles Kodan, Jr. AGE: 84 • Point Pleasant Michael Charles Kodan, Jr., 84, of Point Pleasant passed away peacefully on November 12, 2017. A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 1-4pm at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road,...

Published in Asbury Park Press & Home News Tribune on Nov. 16, 2017.

Edward Kodis Jr.

Edward Kodis Jr.

63, Manchester

Edward Kodis, Jr. AGE: 63 • Manchester Edward Kodis Jr., 63, of Manchester passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Family and friends are invited to a 2-4pm Memorial Service at Ely Funeral Home in Neptune on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Full Obituary and Condolences...

Lucille Landrigan

Lucille Landrigan

Edison, NJ

Lucille Landrigan AGE: 89 • Lucille Landrigan, passed away on Wednesday November 15,2017 at Country Home for Seniors in Morris Plains, NJ. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and resided in Colonia before moving to Morris Plains 8 years ago. She was a legal secretary for the Port...

Helen Palencia Pie

Helen Palencia Pie

67, Forked River

Helen Palencia Pie AGE: 67 • Forked River Mrs. Helen Palencia Pie, 67, of Forked River, NJ, peacefully joined the Lord and the angels in heaven on November 14, 2017. Helen was born on August 31, 1950 in Passi, Iloilo, Philippines. She graduated from Chong Hua Hospital...

Victor A. Rizzolo (Vic)

Victor A. Rizzolo (Vic)

93, Somerville

Victor A. (Vic) Rizzolo AGE: 93 • Bridgewater 93, died November 11, 2017. Vic was born and raised in Newark and Belleville, NJ. Later, he lived in Kearny, Hillsborough, Bridgewater and Manville, then with his son, Stan, when his general health declined in 2012-2013. He...

Dante L. Summonte

Dante L. Summonte

92, Little Silver

Dante L. Summonte AGE: 92 • Little Silver Dante L. Summonte, 92, of Little Silver passed away peacefully, Monday, November 13th with his family by his side. He was born in Red Bank to the late Allessio and Irmalinda (nee: Romeo) Summonte. Dante proudly served in the U.S....

Charles C. Ugalde

Charles C. Ugalde

Somerville, NJ

Charles C. Ugalde AGE: 57 • Charles C. Ugalde, 57, died on November 14, 2017. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Somerville Funeral Home 10 W. End Avenue, Somerville, NJ (908) 725-2079. Services were Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 11:00 AM at Temple Sholom...

November 15, 2017

George Robert Barry

George Robert Barry

86, Bradley Beach

George Robert Barry AGE: 86 • Bradley Beach George Robert Barry, 86, of Bradley Beach passed away on November 13 at his home with his loving wife, Kathleen by his side. George was the owner of Barry's Tavern in Bradley Beach for 34 years. George was a gifted athlete and was...

Fred Carpentieri

Fred Carpentieri

93, Toms River

Fred Carpentieri AGE: 93 • Toms River Fred Carpentieri of Toms River passed away at home on Monday, November 13, 2017 at home. He was 93. Born in Newark, he lived in West Caldwell before moving to Toms River 16 years ago. Prior to retiring in 1988, he was a Heavy Machine...

Sharon Elizabeth Church

Sharon Elizabeth Church

73, Edison

Sharon Elizabeth Church AGE: 73 • Edison Sharon Elizabeth Church, 73, of Edison, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2017 at RWJ University Medical Center in New Brunswick. Born in New Brunswick to the late George and Mary Boyler, she has been a lifelong resident of...

Harold Davis Collins

Harold Davis Collins

72, Pinehurst, Nc

Harold Davis Collins AGE: 72 • Pinehurst, NC Harold Davis Collins, 72, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017, in Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017, at 12:30 PM in the Chapel of Adcock Funeral Home with...

Paul M. DuBois Jr.

Paul M. DuBois Jr.

61, Metuchen

Paul M. DuBois, Jr. AGE: 61 • Metuchen Paul M. DuBois Jr., 61, of Metuchen died on Monday, November 13, 2017 at home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in New York City, he was a lifelong Metuchen resident. After graduating from Perth Amboy Vo-Tech in 1974, Paul began...

Lovette Ann Johnson

Lovette Ann Johnson

Brooklyn, NJ

Lovette Ann Johnson Lovette Ann Johnson passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Viewing will be Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 from 10am-11am at Good Samaritan Church, 1812 Monroe Avenue, Neptune, NJ. Services will immediately follow. Rev. Dr. Ricky Donato officiating. Interment will be...

Claire Juraska

Claire Juraska

Monroe Township, NJ

Claire Juraska Monroe Township Claire (Alsheimer) Juraska passed away unexpectedly while in Florida to celebrate her daughter's wedding on Wednesday November 8, 2017. Claire was born in New Brunswick and was a lifelong resident of Monroe Township. She was employed by the...

Frances Kozarzewski

Frances Kozarzewski

99, Highland Park

Frances Kozarzewski AGE: 99 • Highland Park Frances Kozarzewski, 99, of Highland Park, died on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home in Piscataway. Born on November 6, 1918 in New Brunswick, she was a lifelong resident of Highland Park. She worked...

Dorothy Kelley Bolton Myers

Dorothy Kelley Bolton Myers

84, Manasquan

Dorothy Kelley Bolton Myers AGE: 94 • Manasquan Dorothy Kelley Bolton Myers, 94 of Manasquan passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on November 11, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born and raised in Richmond, VA and had lived in River Edge, NJ and...

Published in Asbury Park Press from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2017.

Ernest C. Reock Jr.

Ernest C. Reock Jr.

93, Kendall Park

Ernest C. Reock, Jr. AGE: 93 • Kendall Park Dr. Ernest C. Reock, Jr, 93, of Kendall Park died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. Born in Belleville and a lover of New Jersey, he and his late wife Jeanne have been one of the...

Mark J. Sandaal

Mark J. Sandaal

57, Easton

Mark J. Sandaal AGE: 57 • Easton Mark J. Sandaal, 57, of Easton, PA passed away suddenly on November 11, 2017 at St Luke's Hospital in New York City. He was born in Jersey City, NJ to Robert Sr. and Lois (Fedroff) Sandaal. Mark was employed by Amazon as a fulfillment...

Flor E. Santiago

Flor E. Santiago

67, Perth Amboy

Flor E. Santiago AGE: 67 • Perth Amboy Flor E. "Kike" Santiago, 67 of Perth Amboy, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017 at JFK Medical Center, Edison with his family by his side. We begin to leave on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 9:15 am from the Gustav J. Novak Funeral...

Nancy Schermond

Nancy Schermond

69, Ocean Township

Nancy Schermond AGE: 69 • Ocean Township Nancy Schermond, age 69 of Ocean Township died peacefully in her home on Sunday, November 12, 2017. A lifelong resident of New Jersey, she was raised in Boonton and lived most of her life in Ocean Township, where she loved the...

Barbara Jean Staley

Barbara Jean Staley

Edison, NJ

Barbara Jean Staley Edison Barbara Jean Staley transitioned this life November 8, 2017 in Edison, New jersey. Born in Winchester, Kentucky she has been a resident of Plainfield for 45 years. Barbara was employed at AT&T for 25 years . Predeceased by her husband Paul Staley,...

Leo D. Stillitano

Leo D. Stillitano

75, East Windsor, Formerly Of Lavallette

Leo D. Stillitano AGE: 75 • East Windsor, formerly of Lavallette Leo D. Stillitano, age 75, of East Windsor, NJ, formerly of Lavallette, NJ, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the University Medical Center of Princeton. Born in Elizabeth, NJ, he lived in Lavallette,...

Henry Thomas Jr.

Henry Thomas Jr.

68, New Brunswick

Henry Thomas, Jr. AGE: 68 • New Brunswick Henry Thomas Jr. 68 of New Brunswick, NJ passed on Nov. 9, 2017. He is predeceased by father Henry Thomas Sr.; and his wife Nellie Long-Thomas. He survived by his mother Ella Mae Thomas daughter Millicent Prescott, Grandchildren...

Patricia J. Van Demark

Patricia J. Van Demark

84, North Brunswick

Patricia J. Van Demark, AGE: 84 • North Brunswick Patricia J. Van Demark, 84, of North Brunswick, peacefully passed away on November 11, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born and raised in New Brunswick before settling in North Brunswick in 1978. Patricia...

November 14, 2017

Santi S. Ascolese

Santi S. Ascolese

85, Manville

Santi S. Ascolese AGE: 85 • Raritan 85, died November 8, 2017. Santi was born in Somerville and raised in Raritan before moving to Manville in 1954. He was a graduate of Somerville High School. Santi owned Ascolese and Sons general contracting in Manville for over 30...

Lawrence Baum

Lawrence Baum

89, Franklin Township

Lawrence Baum AGE: 89 • Franklin Township Lawrence Baum, 89, of Franklin Township, NJ died Sunday evening at the Arista Care at Cedar Oaks facility in South Plainfield. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Mr. Baum grew up in Brooklyn and has been a resident of Franklin since 1958. He was...