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Gorman, Linda Shaffer - 67, North Plainfield  
Linda Shaffer Gorman AGE: 67 • North Plainfield Linda Shaffer Gorman 67, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Linda was born in Aurora, Colorado and lived in North Plainfield from since 1987. She was a High School Teacher for the Elizabeth Board of Education. Linda had a private cremation. Arrangements were by the Scarpa Funeral Home of North Plainfield.
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Published in Courier News on July 4, 2015

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Gavazzi, Jeanne Marie (Ashton) - 82, Bridgewater  
Jeanne Marie (Ashton) Gavazzi AGE: 82 • Bridgewater Jeanne Marie Gavazzi, 82, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at her home in Bridgewater, NJ. Born and raised in Plainfield, she was the daughter of the late Mary Baron and Harry B. Ashton. She resided in Bridgewater for the past 50 years. Jeanne was a 1951 Plainfield High School graduate. Early in life she worked as a bank teller, and as a school aide. She retired as a receptionist from the Somerset County Educational Services Commission in 2010 after 32 years of service. Jeanne's passion in life was her devotion to her family and friends. She took into her home anyone who needed a place to stay. She was "Mom" to everyone. Her front yard was always full of children from the neighborhood. She loved the annual family trip to the shore in Ortley Beach, NJ. Jeanne is predeceased by her husband, Robert O. Gavazzi; sons, Mark Anthony Gavazzi and Michael Gavazzi. Jeanne is survived by her son Mario and wife Maryann of Raritan, NJ, her daughters, Tina Randall and husband Tom of Abingdon, MD, Marisa Capetta and husband Mick of Raritan, NJ, Marla Murasko and husband Paul of Hopkinton, MA and Melinda Mackenzie and husband Doug of Bridgewater, NJ. Her cherished grandchildren, Robbie, Misty and Michael Gavazzi, Bethany and Christian Randall, Maria and Madison Capetta, Amanda and Jacob Murasko, Dylan and Alea Mackenzie. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, July 5, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 East Main Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. Funeral services will take place 10AM on Monday, July 6, 2015 at the funeral home followed by entombment at St. Bernard's Cemetery in Bridgewater. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Jeanne Gavazzi to the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, St. Christopher's Inn, PO Box 105, Garrison, NY 10524 or Freedom Park (c/o) Marshall County Community Foundation, 2701 N Michigan St, Plymouth, IN 46563.
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Published in Courier News on July 3, 2015
Germinder, Phyllis (Memoriam)  
Phyllis Germinder 08/11/1939 - 07/03/2011 Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one's gone..Those we love can never be more than a thought apart for as long as there is memory, They'll live on in the heart. GEORGE AND FAMILY
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Published in Courier News on July 3, 2015

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Galli, Jacqueline R. - 91, Whiting  
Jacqueline R. Galli AGE: 91 • Whiting Jacqueline R. Galli, 91, of Whiting, passed away peacefully, Monday, June 29, 2015 at Community Medical Center in Toms River, NJ, with her children at her bedside. The youngest of seven children (David Lellis, Joseph Lellis, Angela Lellis, Rita FitzSimons, Mary Braun, and Gertrude Crinnian Best) and the last surviving child of David and Angela Lellis (nee Mutz), Jacqueline was born in Rockville Centre, NY. She attended Fordham University, was invited to join MENSA, and worked as a secretary on Wall Street before meeting and later marrying her husband Enrico Galli. Jacqueline was a loving mother, wife, grandmother, and friend, respecting all life, born and unborn. Jacqueline was a secular Franciscan, daily communicant of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, and past member of their Rosarian Society and Choir; she formerly volunteered with Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity at the Newark Soup Kitchen; she was a longtime active member of the New Jersey Right to Life. Jacqueline led an interesting and colorful life, once meeting Babe Ruth on a golf course in Long Island, NY, where he jokingly asked her for a ride on her tricycle, "little girl can I ride your bike" for which she replied, "you can't, it's not mine". She had the distinct privilege of being Mother Teresa's chauffeur on one of her last visits to the United States. Jacqueline deviated from the police motorcade because she "knew a shortcut" through the Bronx. Predeceased by her husband, Enrico (1997), her son, Joseph (1989), and her grandson, David Wood (1999), Jacqueline is survived by her children, Mary Anne Galli, Rosemarie Galli, Christopher Galli, Jacqueline Norrell, and Edward Galli; grandchildren, Nicholas Norrell, Alexandra Galli, Joel Galli, Carol Galli, Alexander Norrell, Joseph Galli, Daniel Galli, and Jonathan Norrell; one great-grandson, Ethan and many, many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Monday, July 6th from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm at Manchester Memorial Funeral Home, 28 Schoolhouse Road, Whiting, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Tuesday, July 7th at 10:45 am, at the All Saints Chapel of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Whiting, NJ. Interment will follow at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown. For information, directions and condolences, go to manchestermemorial.net
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Published in Asbury Park Press & Home News Tribune on July 2, 2015
Garey, Duane R. - 68, South Bound Brook  
Duane R. Garey AGE: 68 • South Bound Brook Duane R. Garey, age 68, died June 29, 2015. Duane was born in Somerville and formerly of Bradley Gardens and Somerville before moving to South Bound Brook in 1996. He was employed as Laborer for Laborers International Union of North America for 21 years retiring in 2006. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during Vietnam War. Duane was a member of American Legion Post 12 Somerville and VFW-Manville and cooties in South Plainfield. He had been an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing and hunting. He will be sadly missed by Family and friends. Surviving are his wife Sophie, son Mike Urash and his wife Monica, Brother Larue Garey and his wife Mary and sister Fay Vergilato and 2 grand daughters Cindy and Samantha Urash. Private Services were held at Bruce Van Arsdale Funeral Home 111 N. Gaston Ave. Somerville. Memorial Service will be held at later date. Donations can go to Compassionate Care Hospice Inc., Branchburg, N.J.
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Published in Courier News from July 1 to July 2, 2015
Gold, Thelma - 89, Holmdel  
Thelma Gold AGE: 89 • Holmdel Thelma Gold, 89, of Holmdel, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at her home. She was born Thelma Powell on June 8, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, where she grew up. In 1968, she moved to Queens, NY, and in 2006, settled in Holmdel. Before retiring, she worked in the fashion industry as a bookkeeper for a company in Manhattan, NY. More recently, Thelma was a member of the Keyport Senior Center and the Holmdel Senior Center. She was predeceased by her parents, Israel and Dora (Monick) Powell, along with her beloved husband, Morton Gold. Thelma is survived by her loving daughters, Gail L. Dellaquila and her husband Anthony of Hazlet, and Dana Figliolia of Roslyn, NY; her dear sister, Dr. Lenore Powell; her cherished grandchildren, Tracy Olski and her husband Michael, Brian Manna and his wife Melissa, Steven, Alex, and Erica Figliolia, along with her adored great-granddaughters, Zoe and Samantha Manna. She will be sadly missed, but never forgotten. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 3 at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3269 State Rt. 35 N, Hazlet. In respect of Thelma's wishes, she will be privately cremated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, visit www.shorepointfh.com .
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Published in Asbury Park Press on July 2, 2015

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Goydish, Bernie - Hillsborough  
Bernie Goydish Hillsborough Bernie Goydish was born Feb. 17, 1940 in Tresckow, PA. He graduated from West Hazleton High School, attended Penn State University, Rutgers University and Thomas Edison College. He held degrees in chemistry and accounting. For 27 years Bernie was employed as a chemist and chemical control manager for the RCA Research Labs in Princeton, NJ. From his research and development work with digital video at RCA, Bernie gained a United States Patent. Following his chemistry career he taught middle school science and math. Since 1963, Bernie resided in Hillsborough, New Jersey. He spent decades promoting polka music entertainment as a musician, bandleader, recording engineer, polka record producer, disc jockey, and polka music festival promoter. His nearly sixty year polka music career began in 1956 as a drummer with a 4-piece Hazleton area polka band called Jackie Lesko's Skyrockets and progressed to his own band called Bernie Goydish and his Tic-Toc Orchestra. In the late 1960's he created LeMans Records and Sound Studios, which became a major polka-recording label. Over 140 albums were recorded and many new and young polka artists were introduced to the polka world. His LeMans recordings have won awards from many polka music associations, as well as a nomination for a Grammy award. Bernie's recording of the "Suicide Polka" was played in its entirety in the movie Spiderman 2. His Polka Hits music distributorship helped get polka music into many commercial retail outlets. For 40 years as a polka DJ, his shows were heard on WCTC and WBRW in New Jersey, WGPA and WLSH in Pennsylvania and most recently heard on www.247polkaheaven.com . Bernie first introduced the polka weekend concept in the New York Catskill Mountains in the early 1970's and then in the 1980's in Atlantic City. For thirty-two years he promoted the Polka Spree by the Sea in Wildwood, NJ. He also promoted the Sunnybrook Polka Spree in Pottstown, PA and coordinated the National Polka Festival in Hunter Mountain, NY. Bernie was an active member of the Polish-American community, who dedicated himself to promoting Polish-American heritage, culture, music and scholarships. He served as president of the Polish American Cultural Endeavors Association and as plaza and stage chairman of the Polish Heritage Festival at the Garden State Arts Center. He contributed his talents to raising funds for charitable causes, including having raised over a quarter million dollars for the American Heart Association, The Cancer Society, Deborah Hospital and scholarships for high school seniors, including the Freddy K. Jr. Memorial Scholarship. He received awards, honors and recognition from numerous organizations including: proclamations from the U. S. Senate, the New Jersey Senate and Assembly, the New Jersey Mayor's Association, the Union County (NJ) Board of Freeholders, Polish American World's Citizen of the Year, P.A.C.E.'s Man of the Year, the Marconi Society, the cities of Wildwood and Perth Amboy, New Jersey and numerous awards from the Knights of Columbus, Elks, and Moose organizations and high school band and PTA groups. Bernie's accomplishments and dedication for years of promoting polka music were recognized with his induction in 1984, into the Polka Music Hall of Fame, the United States Polka Association's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 and the Polka America Corporation Frankie Yankovic Award. Bernie is survived by his four children: daughters Christine Wolinski, Bernadette Goydish, Nicole Geary, and son, Bernie Marc. Bernie is also survived by his sisters, Bernadine Ensor and Anna Grusetskie. He was the proud grandfather of nine grandchildren, Michael, Mark, Thomas, Brandon, Holly, Jessica, Nicholas, Courtney and Hunter. A chapel service will be held on Thursday, at 10:30 AM in Woodbridge Memorial Gardens. Visiting will be Wednesday, from 4 to 8 and Thursday from 9-9:30 in the Hillsborough Funeral Home, 796 US Highway 206, Hillsborough, NJ In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research or Deborah Heart and Lung Center.
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Published in Courier News on June 30, 2015
Grace, Patricia A. - 67, Old Bridge  
Patricia A. Grace AGE: 67 • Old Bridge Patricia A. Grace, age 67 of Old Bridge, passed away Monday July 29, 2015 at Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy. Born in Newark, she was a lifelong resident of Old Bridge. Before her retirement, Patricia was a teacher with the Sayreville school system, teaching in the Sayreville Middle School as well as Wilson Elementary School. She was a communicant of Most Holy Redeemer RC Church in Matawan. She is predeceased by her parents Francis and Pauline Pagnani. Surviving are her husband of 42 years, John, her son Christopher of Old Bridge, her brother Kenneth Pagnani and his wife Patricia of Long Valley and several nieces and was great aunt to 7 nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Thursday 9am from the Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home 15 Cherry Lane Parlin, with a 10am funeral mass to follow at Most Holy Redeemer RC Church in Matawan. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Burial Park in South Brunswick. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Wednesday from 4pm to 8pm. Letters of condolence, completed arrangements and direction can be found at spezzifuneralhome.com
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Published in Home News Tribune on June 30, 2015
Grap, John Michael - Huntersville  
John Michael Grap AGE: 50 • Denver, NC John Michael Grap, 50, of Denver, NC passed away Monday June 22, 2015 at his home. John was born July 15, 1964 in Plainfield, NJ to the late William and Janine Frankowski Grap. He was an Operations Manager for Nissan North America and former employee of Harley Davidson where he met many friends. John was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Denver. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, along with landscaping, working on home improvements, boating, motorcycling and cars. John leaves to cherish his memory, his loving family; brothers Gregory William (Bill) Grap and his wife JoAnn of Bethlehem, PA, twin brother, Jeffrey Gerard Grap and his wife Suzanne of Auburn, GA; sister, Miriam Grap of Columbia, MD; several nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 from 6-8 pm at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC. A funeral mass will be conducted on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 11 am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Denver, NC. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Cemeter, Lincolnton, NC. Friends may offer condolences to the family at www.raymerfh.com
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Published in Courier News on June 30, 2015
Gross, Deborah Marie - 58, Hillsborough  
Deborah Marie Gross AGE: 58 • Hillsborough Deborah Marie Gross, 58, died peacefully on Monday, June 29, 2015 at her home in Hillsborough surrounded by her family. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Debbie was the daughter of Thomas and MaryAnn Bomengo. Debbie graduated from St. John's University in 1978 and received her Masters degree from Hofstra University in 1983. She was a science teacher for the Hillsborough Middle School for many years. Debbie believed in her students and pushed them to reach their potential: She not only sharpened minds, but also enriched hearts. Debbie's goodness, tenderness, and selflessness will be missed by family and friends. She will be remembered as the most wonderful wife, mom, grandma, daughter, and sister anyone could ever hope for. She is predeceased by her father Thomas Bomengo. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of over 36 years Craig W. Gross, sons; Craig M. Gross and his wife Char of Downingtown, PA, and Thomas M. Gross of Chicago, Il, siblings; Michael Bomengo and his wife Debby, of Dix Hills, Cathy Paredes and her husband John of Brick, Carol Kennedy of Hillsborough, MaryAnn Prudente and her husband Joe Marsiello of Chapel Hill, many nieces and nephews, grandson, Dylan Gross, and beloved dog, Sophie. Visitation will be 6-9pm Thursday, July 2, 2015 at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 707 E. Main St., Bridgewater, NJ, 08807. Funeral mass will be 10am, Friday, July 3, 2015 at St. Joseph Church, Hillsborough. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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Published in Courier News on June 30, 2015
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