AGE: 87 • Carteret
Tomas Malave 87, of Carteret, died on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville. He was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico and had lived in Carteret for 63 years. Tomas retired in 1988 from the Borough of Carteret after 20 years service, and was a parishioner of St. Joseph RC Church in Carteret, where he was an usher for many years. He was predeceased by his parents, Valentin Malave and Teresa Guzman Malave, who were both from Humacao, Puerto Rico. Tomas is survived by his sister, Carmen Russi of Gary, Indiana; his five sons, Augie Crespo, of Florida, Tomas Malave Jr., of Carteret, Alberto Malave, of South Bound Brook, William Malave, of Perth Amboy, and Rafeal Malave, of Alabama; his daughter, Luz Margarita Malave, of Alabama; his 14 grandchildren; his 10 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. The Funeral will be on Friday, May 3, 2013 at 9 AM at Synowiecki Funeral Home, 56 Carteret Avenue in Carteret. Mass will be at 9:30 AM at St. Joseph RC Church in Carteret, Interment to follow at St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, from 2 to 4 PM and 7 to 9 PM.