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PATRICIA STOHL (nee Sudol) age 82, of Oak Ridge, NJ passed on November 14, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Robert Stohl, daughter of the late Michael and Helen Sudol, and sister of the late Janet LiSanti. Patricia is survived by her two loving daughters Robbin Kenny and her husband William, Jill Talmadge and her husband Steve, and her son Sean Stohl. She is also survived by her four cherished grandchildren Megan Rafferty and her husband Brian, Brianne Talmadge, Lauren Kenny, and Kelsey Talmadge. She is also survived by her dearest sister, Arlene Barber and many nieces and nephews. Patricia enjoyed spending time with her family, crossword puzzles, listening to music, and was an avid NJ Devil's fan.  A mass will be celebrated on Saturday, November 18th at 10:00 am at St. Leo's Roman Catholic Church, 324 Market Street, Elmwood Park. She will be laid to rest at George Washington Memorial Park, 234 Paramus Road, Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Milton First Aid Squad, 45 Milton Road, Oak Ridge, NJ 07438.

Funeral services provided by Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook, NJ.

MARY VARCHOLA, 96, of Saddle Brook NJ, passed away on November 12, 2017. She was born on April 19, 1921 in Podhradik, Slovakia to John and Dorothy Hajtas. Her family included bothers John and Michael, Sisters Katherine, Ann, Irene, Margaret and Verona. She immigrated to the USA in 1938 to Akron Ohio, moved to NJ and married George Varchola on November 28, 1946 at St. Mary's Church in Passaic, NJ. Mary was employed at Botany Wool Mills. In 1950, she moved to Saddle Brook where she lovingly raised five children, and kept a wonderful home which was filled with the aroma of traditional Slovak cooking. Mary enjoyed her large vegetable garden, flowers and raspberry bushes. Also, in Saddle Brook, she was a Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack 237, Den 4 from 1963-1965. She volunteered as a girl scout leader and worked the refreshment stand for the Little League. Mary was a dedicated parishioner of St. Michaels Cathedral, Passaic NJ . She was a member of the choir, Rosary Society, A CYO Advisor, and was President of The Mother's Club for 16 years. She was a devoted mother of her son, George Varchola  and daughter-in-law Donna of Davenport, IA, son, Joseph Varchola and daughter-in-law Lisa of Watertown, CT, son James Varchola, daughter Dorothy West and son-in-law Richard of Saddle Brook, NJ and daughter-in-law Lenore Vargo of Mamheim, PA.  Mary was the loving grandmother of Jennifer Varchola Bradley and her husband Shawn, Eric Varchola, Paul West and his wife Alissa, Matthew West and his wife Michelle, and Joshua Varchola. She was the cherished great-grandmother of Katie and Chase Bradley, Hunter and Connor Varchola, and Adelaide and Nicholas West. Mary was predeceased by her husband George and son Victor.

The family will receive their relatives and friends at Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook, NJ on Thursday November 16, 2017 from 2-8 PM. Parastas will begin at 4 PM. The Funeral Liturgy celebrating Mary's life and faith will be held at St. Michaels Cathedral 96 First Street Passaic, NJ on Friday November 17, 2017 at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at St. Michaels Cemetery, South Hackensack, NJ. Memorial contributions may be made to Byzantine Catholic Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius. 

ROBERT WILLIAM STEWART age 82, of Saddle Brook, NJ passed on November 6, 2017. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Stewart (nee Keough). Loving father of his three children Dawn Stewart, Kelly Cue and her husband Kenneth, and Robert Stewart and his seven grandchildren Deborah, Brooke and Taylor Majkowicz, Maxwell and Cassidy Cue and Beth and Robert Stewart III. Robert is also survived by his sister Maureen Carlin and her husband Daniel, and his nephews Brian Carlin and his wife Jessica and Andrew Carlin and his wife Nicole.

Robert was born in New York City and lived in Saddle Brook for the past 50 years. He was a Sheet Metal Worker of Local #28 in New York. Robert was a U.S. Navy veteran and he was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 5015 River Edge.

The family wishes to extend sincere thanks to Josette and Vilson Mendonca for their love and care of Robert over the past years.

Gathering and services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 3-7 PM, prayer services to begin 6 PM. Private cremation to follow. 

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Jude's Hospital in his name. 

GLORIA RAPPOLD GREENING, 95, born May 27, 1922, died on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Pompton Plains, NJ.

Gloria is predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Edward Francis Greening (8/22/98), and her sister, Marion Rappold (Buchanan) Dolwick (10/11/12). She is survived by daughters Ellen Greening of Hawthorne, NJ and Roberta Greening of Mount Arlington, NJ; nieces Meridy Kennington (and John) of SC and Dorian Lewis (and Michael) of FL; nephew Breton Buchanan of TX; also beloved Judy and Robin Riglian of PA, and Jean Pender of CA.

A memorial service on Monday 10/23/17 at 11 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 233 S. Highwood Ave., Glen Rock, NJ 07452. In lieu of flowers, donations can be offered to the Church.

CARLTON EUGENE MILES, age 90 passed on October 16, 2017 at the Veterans Memorial Home in Paramus. Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook NJ 07663. A memorial service at the funeral home on Saturday October 21, 2017 from 1-4 PM.

MICHAEL JOHN RADOMSKI, age 29, of Wildwood, FL, formerly of Saddle Brook, NJ, tragically passed away on October 12th, 2017. Beloved husband of Christina Mae (nee Schmidgall) formerly of Golden Valley, MN. Loving son of parents John and Alicia Radomski (nee Ralicki) of Saddle Brook, his cherished brother Brian, cousins Andrew and Katherine Ralicki, beloved Grandmother Stephanie Ralicki, Cioci Theresa Gilson and husband Robert, cousin Laura Niemira and her husband Edward, Uncle Ronald Radomski and his wife Barbara, cousins Christopher Radomski , Danielle, their children and Sharon Radomski.  

Michael was raised in Saddle Brook, NJ.He was a parishioner of St. Leo’s Church in Elmwood Park. He graduated from Bergen Catholic High School,class of 2006. While a student there, he began his love of broadcasting and journalism as part of the BCTV morning show and as editor-in-chief for the school newspaper,“The Herald”. He continued his education at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. He earned his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Journalism in 2010.

Upon graduation, Michael began his broadcasting career in Evansville, IN. During his 5 years with the Otters, Michael was a broadcaster, an account executive, and served as media relations director. He was the longest tenured radio broadcaster in Otters franchise history, calling over 550 games. 

In 2014, he became the Director of Media Relations for the University of Evansville Purple Aces, where he oversaw media aspects for women’s basketball, baseball, and men’s and women’s soccer.  It was at UE where Michael met the love of his life, Christina.They were married in Minnesota in June 2016.

Michael moved to Tampa, FL in 2015 to work at the University of South Florida. Initially he was responsible for the athletic communications involving baseball, volleyball, and sailing for the USF Bulls. In January of 2016, he was promoted to Assistant Director of Communications and oversaw the media aspects for men’s basketball, football, cross country, and track and field.

Michael’s infectious smile and kind heart will never be forgotten.  He always made time for someone who needed help and was quick with a personal, handwritten thank you note. He was pure sunshine. To honor Michael, always remember to #RockThePlanet!

Gathering and visiting hours will be Thursday, October 19th from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 9 PM at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 Tel. (973) 478-2500.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Leo's Roman Catholic Church 324 Market Street Elmwood Park, NJon Friday, October 20th at 10 AM. Interment to follow immediately after in St. Mary's Cemetery 1 Outwater Lane Saddle Brook, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the "Michael John Radomski Memorial Scholarship Fund" to be established in honor of Michael.

JOHN E. MUSSER, 83, of Saddle Brook passed on October 7, 2017. John lived in Saddle Brook since 1939 and most of his life and had previously lived in Florida and Arizona.  In 1944, at the age of 5, John became a Cub Scout of Saddle Brook Troop 113 and was a very proud and committed Scout for over 78 years.  He was one of the first Eagle Scouts of Saddle Brook attaining the coveted achievement in 1951. He was a Cubmaster of Pack 222, Scoutmaster of Troops 213 and 222, Scout Commissioner of North Jersey BSA Scout Council and Catholic Committee on Scouting.    John's many achievements and awards in scouting include the Bronze Pelican, Silver Beaver, St. George, James E. West, Woodbadge and Archbishop's Awards and was a member of the BSA Scouting National Honor Society.  John was a former Produce Manager of Grand Union, owned and operated a Saddle Brook Taxi service and was a member of the Ironworkers Union Local 483 in Hackensack.  In 1963, John was appointed to the Saddle Brook Police Department and was promoted to Sergeant in 1978.  Sgt. Musser was also PBA State Delegate for 8 years and President of the Bergen County Police Pistol Team and PBA Mutual Aid Society.  During his time as a Police Officer, John initiated and facilitated the building of the Saddle Brook Police Pistol Range of which he maintained a strong desire to improve and modernize.  John retired from the police department in 1982 and became a Township Councilman in 1983.  John continued to support the police department by facilitating the purchase of bullet proof vests with the local Chamber of Commerce and inspired the creation of the police department's Bike Patrol Unit and was an active participant and supporter of the annual Police Officers Memorial service.  John was also a U.S. Navy Veteran and Life member of VFW Post 3484 and American Legion 415 of Saddle Brook.  John was a past Exalted Ruler of BPOE Elks Lodge # 2365 Hollywood, FL and current Trustee of BPOE Elks Lodge # 2001 of Paramus.  John is also a Past Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Council 11410 Pembrook Pines, FL and Honorary Life Member of K of C Council 2842 Rochelle Park.  John was also a member of the Saddle Brook Senior Citizens Club and loved to involve himself in many township events including his lead role and passion for the Saddle Brook Township's 300th Anniversary Committee. 

John is survived by his two sons Scott and Keith Musser and his sister Joan Clayton and her husband Don in Florida.  John is also survived by many nieces and nephews, and countless family and friends in Scouting.  John is predeceased by his brothers and sisters including the recent passing of his dear sister Barbara Tryon in December 2016 and who he lived with. 

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook. Gathering and services at funeral home on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 4-8PM. Funeral mass to be held at St. Philip The Apostle RC Church in Saddle Brook on Thursday, October 12, 2017 9:30 AM. Cremation immediately afterwards.

SALLY CAROLINE TOPOLESKI, 84, of Las Vegas Nevada, formerly of Saddle Brook, passed peacefully on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Born June 25, 1933 in Keene, New Hampshire.   Before retiring, Sally was the Vice President of Operations in several banks in the New York and New Jersey area. She enjoyed playing bingo, cooking, Las Vegas weather and the company of family and friends.  Sally had the ability to make people laugh with her sharp wit and unusual views on life which she shared freely.  

She is survived by her loving sister Linda Dammeyer of Las Vegas, NV, her son Thomas Topoleski and wife Debbi of Manahawkin, NJ, Stephan Topoleski and wife June of Saddle Brook, NJ,  her daughter Joanne Sagaas and husband Brian of Vernon NJ, her grandson Thomas Topoleski, his wife  Corinne, and her great grandchildren Elizabeth and Aaron of Barnegat, NJ, her nieces and nephews, Christie Cullors and husband Jimmy, Jennifer Lowrey and husband Chaviet, Amanda Rael and husband Philip all of Las Vegas, John Sparling and wife Susan of Pennsylvania, Luanne Cook and husband Frank of Billings, Montana, Kathleen Lydecker and her fiancé Frank Villares, of Kearny, NJ, Gene Lydecker and wife Victoria of Kearny, NJ, her grand nieces and nephews Alexandra Cullors and Jimmy Cullors, Jennifer Sparling, Valerie Schoener, Laurie Welch, Emily Erdman, Zachary Lydecker, and John Lydecker, and many great grand nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her parents, her husband Thomas Topoleski in 1991, her grandson Matthew Topoleski in 2000, her Daughter in law Donna Topoleski in 2005 and her sister Elizabeth Lydecker in 2013 and her brother in law James Dammeyer in 2014.  

Services and visitation will be on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 7 to 9PM at Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 N 5th Street, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Saddle Brook on Saturday October 14th.

Sally loved animals and supported the SCPA.  In lieu of flowers, nothing would give Sally and the family more joy than donations in her memory to the NJ Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. http://njspca.org/donate

Ecards, if desired, can be sent to her daughter at jes1228@aol.com and will be shared with the family. 

ALFONSO NELSON MANSILLA passed on October 7th, 2017.  Alfonso was born on November 18, 1923 in Barranquilla, Colombia. He was raised by a single Mom and grew up with his three brothers and two sisters, Pompello, Abel, Luis, Elvia and Fanny.  He studied to become a diesal mechanic and would become one of the best diesal mechanics in his city.  At one time when his job sent him to repair a motor in Magdalena, Colombia he met a beautiful young lady named Gilma that stole his heart.  He would later marry her and together they had seven children, three boys Nelson, Carlos and Fernando and four daughters Ivis, Cecira, Jacqueline and Estrella.  Nelson and Gilma were married for 69 years and together they had 18 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren who loved to call him "ITO".  They both love their family and dedicated their time to them.  Our Dad's and Mom's favorite holidays were Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Alfonso will be greatly missed by all his children and family.  He gave so much and he was greatly loved by all who knew him.  Our Dad believed that everything was possible if you really put in all your effort.  May God Bless him now that he is now at peace and with our Mom in heaven.

Visiting and gathering hours will be at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook, NJ Tel. (973) 478-2500 on Sunday, October 8th from 4-6 PM and on Monday, October 9th from 4-8 PM.  Funeral services will be on Tuesday, October 10th at the funeral home 10 AM and burial will immediately follow at Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Fair Lawn, NJ.

EVA (CZABAFY) MARINARO, 72, of Garfield, NJ  formerly of Clifton, NJ died peacefully in her sleep on October 3rd, 2017 at Cornerstone Hospice in Orlando, Florida.  Born July 21st, 1945 in Osterhofen Germany, she is predeceased by her parents, Jeno and Louisa Czabafy of Hungary, and her late husband Joseph Marinaro of Clifton, NJ.

Eva (also known as “Eve” by her family) was a retired bridal store manager living in Ocoee Florida. Eva worked in the bridal business for 30 years. She worked at Clara's Bridal in Rutherford, NJ and Helen Bohn's Bridals in Washington Township, NJ. Eva, also owned and operated Marinaro's bakery in the 1980's finally retiring to the Orlando area three years ago. She had a deep love for her family and her pets. 

Survivors include her children Sandra Sincavage Pizzarusso of Ocoee, Florida with husband Dominick and Thomas Marinaro of Bloomingdale, NJ with wife Barbara, grandaughters Jessica Marinaro and Erin Marinaro. Sister Heidi Dobsa of Clifton, NJ. Brothers Jeno Czabafy of Jackson, NJ and Peter Czabafy of Ephrata, Pennsylvania. Nieces and nephews include Tina  Dobsa Goode, Lauren  Czabafy Arms, Jeno Czabafy, Samantha Czabafy Sinyor, Jessica Czabafy, Victoria Czabafy, Michael Cahill, Tim Cahill, Karen Walters and Shannon Cahill. She also had eight great nieces and  nephews as well as her pets: Coconut, Shiffy, and Oliver.

Viewing services will be Friday, October 6th from 3PM to 9 PM at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 North 5th Street  Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 (973) 478-2500

Funeral Services will be Saturday 9AM at St. Leo's Church 324 Market Street Elmwood Park, NJ 07407. Interment to immediately follow in George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery in Paramus, NJ. 

In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to the Dean Michael Clarizio Cancer Foundationhttp://www.dmccf.com/ , or checks can be mailed to DMCCF 10 Sonnel Drive, West Orange, NJ 07052

FRANCES ANN SOLARO, age 69, a lifelong resident of Saddle Brook passed on September 29, 2017 in Paramus NJ. Beloved daughter of the late Frank and Concetta Solaro. Loving Sister of Mark Solaro of Saddle Brook and the late Frederick Solaro. Dear aunt of Michael Solaro, Steve Solaro and his wife Susan, and Christie Formasano and her husband John. Loving niece of Phyllis Costa. Frances is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and cousins. Frances is also survived by a very dear and special friend, Ralph.

Memorial Mass to be celebrated at Our Lady of Mt.Carmel RC Church, 10 St. Francis Way, Passaic NJ on Saturday October 7, 2017 at 11am. Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook NJ (973) 478-2500.

ETIENNE LONGA, age 55, of Lodi, NJ passed on September 28, 2017 in Lower Mount Bethel Township, PA. Etienne was born in Cameroon where he played professional soccer for 13 years. In 2002, Etienne came to the United States, settling in Detroit, Michigan. He later moved to Saddle Brook in 2007 along with his wife Caroline, son Steve and daughter Rosine. Etienne is survived by many family and friends and will be sorely missed. 

Etienne was a self-employed truck driver for his own trucking company, Longa Transportation Inc. Etienne was a loyal member of the North Jersey United Pentecostal Church in Secaucus NJ, Reverend Gary L Evensen, Pastor.

Gathering of family and friends on Monday October 2, 2017 from 5-9 PM. Funeral services on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at 11am-1pm from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook NJ. Cremation Service at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Paterson NJ. 

DIANE MAMONE (nee Mahull), age 67, of Saddle Brook, NJ passed on September 20, 2017. Loving wife of the late Alfred Mamone. Diane is survived by her loving sons Christopher Mamone and his wife Lisa and Philip Mamone, as well as her cherished grandson Brandon Mamone.

Visitation will be on Friday September 22nd from 4pm - 7pm at Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street in Saddle Brook NJ. Cremation Private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The National MS Society.

PATRICIA DALEY RITCHIE, age 89, of Saddle Brook, NJ passed on September 10, 2017 in Allendale, NJ at the Allendale Community for Seniors.  Patricia is predeceased by her husband Andrew Peter Ritchie, her parents John Daley and Helen Dobler Choyce and brother Jack Daley. Patricia is survived by her loving children Jack Ritchie and his wife Janice of Bradenton FL, Jeanne Ritchie of Tuxedo NY, and Tim Ritchie and his wife Linda of Hawthorne NJ. She is also survived by her grandchildren Mike Ritchie and his wife Helen, Matt Ritchie, David Ritchie and his wife Nickesha, Caitlin Ritchie and Kevin Ritchie as well as her three great-grandchildren Madeleine, Brian and Eva.

Patricia was born on June 26, 1928 in Poughkeepsie NY. She was raised and attended school in Poughkeepsie NY .  She raised her family then continued to live in Saddle Brook NJ for 44 years.  She retired from Thermo Electric in 1990 after 25 years of employment, then retired to Manahawkin.  She was an ardent lover of games of chance her favorite pass times were trips to Atlantic City and Las Vegas, eating out daily, singing, rooting for the Yankees and Giants and spending time with her family, in whom she was extremely proud. Smart, funny and known affectionately for her special brand of tough love, her loving family will always hold dear the encouragement, love and laughter that she gave to all of us.  What she undoubtedly enjoyed most was being a constant companion and friend to Pete, her beloved husband of 70 years.

Visitation will be on Thursday Sept 14  from 4pm – 8pm at Kugler Funeral Home, Saddle Brook NJ.   Service will be on Friday, Sept 15 beginning at 11am at Kugler Funeral Home, Saddle Brook NJ followed immediately by internment at Calvary Cemetery in Paterson NJ. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to: http://web.alsa.org/goto/AnniesArmy2017 would be greatly appreciated.  Kindly specify “in memory of Pat Ritchie”

WILLIAM PROTZE Jr, age 101, of Saddle Brook, NJ passed on August 15, 2017.  Beloved husband of the late Anna Protze (nee Velebir.) William is predeceased by his parents William Sr. and Theresa Protze and brother, Alfred Protze.  William is survived by his daughter Janice Protze, sisters Beatrice Messineo, Alice Schultz and Irene Toli and brother Richard Protze. 

William served as a member in The United States Army and was a member of The American Legion Post 415 in Saddle Brook. He was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Garfield. William worked for 26 years at U.S. Rubber, and later Uniroyal. William later took a job with the Bergen County Park Commission saying "It was the best job I ever had." 

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook. Viewing on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM only. Funeral Service will be held at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 340 Palisade Ave, Garfield, NJ on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10 AM. Interment George Washington Memorial Park

MAUREEN CLARK, 75, of Garfield passed on August 12, 2017.  Beloved wife of the late Richard.  Loving mother of Karen Honigfeld and her husband Allen.  Dear sister of Jeffrey Wallace and his wife Mary and William Wallace and his wife the late Angela.  Loving grandmother of Ryan and Jenna Honigfeld.  Also survived by her nieces Jerilyn Wallace and Michelle Yannotta and nephews Jeff and Michael Wallace.  Maureen was pre-deceased by her daughter Tina Ann and her son Richie. 

Maureen was born in Passaic and lived most of her life in Garfield.  She previously worked as a receptionist for Nourison Industries/Rugs of Saddle Brook and was currently a School Crossing Guard for the Township of Saddle Brook for the last 12 years. 

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook on Tuesday, August 15, 2017.  Visiting hours from 2-4 & 7-9pm.

ELEANORE GIBBONS, age 82, of Saddle Brook, NJ passed away on July 17, 2017. Eleanore is survived by her daughter Jamie Smedile, her grandchildren J.P. Smedile and Cherie Smedile, her brother-in-law Lou Lipari, sister-in-law Lynn Gyongyosi as well as many nieces and nephews. Eleanore is pre-deceased by her husband James Gibbons, daughter Deborah Billings, sister Lorraine Lipari and brother Kenneth Gyongyosi.  Eleanore loved to play bingo and was a huge Mets Fan. She will be dearly missed by all. 

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street in Saddle Brook. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday July 20, 2017 from 4pm -8pm. Interment, George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus NJ at 10am on Friday July 21, 2017.
AMADEO GRIECO, age 78, of Garfield, NJ and formerly of Hackensack passed at home on July 12, 2017. Beloved son of the late Angelo and Antoinette Marie Grieco. Loving father of David and Steven Grieco. Amadeo is survived by his brother Vincent Grieco and his wife Marilyn of Saddle Brook and sister Antoinette Esposito of Hackensack as well as his ex-wife Monica Fuchs of Hasbrouck Heights. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brothers Peter, Ralph,Louis, Benny, Sylvester and Angelo and sisters Angela Camilleri and Rosa Pizza.  Amadeo served in the United States Army and was a Bergen County Sheriff's Officer for over 25 years and a member of PBA Local 134.
 
Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Sunday July 16, 2017 from 1-5 PM. Cremation Private.

MARY URSO, age 87, of Saddle Brook, NJ passed on July 11, 2017. Beloved wife of John Urso. She is survived by her sister Theresa Bavaro and many loving nieces and nephews. Mary is pre-deceased by her four brothers Thomas, Phillip, John and Joseph Vanderheyden. 

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook. Viewing on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment Saturday July 15, 2017 at 10:30 AM St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook.

DOMENICA "Mica" PEPE (nee Zoccoli) age 95 of Paramus NJ, formerly of Lake Worth FL,  passed away on July 8, 2017. Mica was born August 26, 1921 in Reggio Calabria Italy,to the late Mary and James Zoccoli. Mica was preceded in death by her three sons, Robert Gethings, William Gethings and Newman Smith, her  two sisters Rose Berry and Mary Muoio, and her great-grandson Robert Bonastia. She is survived by her daughter Mary Sorace and her husband  Edward of Paramus, NJ. Also survived by her sister Ann McClure, and her brother James Zoccoli. Mica was the proud grandmother of Michele Bonastia and her husband Frank, Robin Buck and her husband Rob, Brenda Gethings, Michael Smith Jennifer Gabrielli and her husband Lou, David Gethings, Jeremy Gethings, Stefanie Felix and her husband Justin and Kristin Moffitt and her husband Gary. Also the cherished great-grandmother to Frank, Vincent, Kirsten, Matthew, Abigail, Justin and Tessa. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Mica moved to the United States in 1929 where she worked hard to support her four children after being widowed at a young age. She enjoyed cooking, dancing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Mica will be dearly missed.

A memorial service will be held at Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street in Saddle Brook on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from 7pm - 9pm. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to "Valley Hospice" in memory of Mica Pepe. Click Here for information on Valley Hospice 

JANET von ENDE, age 62, of New Milford, NJ formerly of Saddle Brook on July 2, 2017.  Daughter of the late William and Ruth Belits.  Beloved wife of Robert von Ende.  Loving mother of Louise Alday, Lorrie Ehlers (and her husband Douglas), Johan von Ende and Kimberly von Ende.  Loving grandmother of Thomas, Kylie, Kimberly and Dylan Alday, and Vonn Ehlers.  Dear sister of Steve Belits (and his wife Luann), Kenneth Belits (and his wife Mary) and the late William Belits (and late wife Lou Anne).

Janet was born in Englewood and lived in Bergenfield and Saddle Brook before moving to New Milford.  She was a devoted School Crossing Guard for the Township of Saddle Brook loyally serving for the past 12 years.  She was also an very involved Nana help caring for her loving grandchildren. Nana Janet will be missed by everyone who crossed her path in life.

Gathering and memorial services to be held on Saturday, July 8th from 12 noon to 2pm at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook, NJ. 

GERARD S. McCRIMLISK, age 62, of Wanaque, NJ formerly of Saddle Brook on July 2, 2017.  Son of the late Gerard and Dorothy McCrimlisk and brother of the late Margaret McCrimlisk.  He is survived by his wife Nakorn of Wanaque, his children, Stephen of Wanaque, Michael and Kristen of Mahwah and their daughter Katie, and Thomas and Joanne of Jefferson Twp, his brother Robert of Stanhope, his nieces and nephews, Jason and Amanda of Stanhope and Ben and Julia of Ringwood. Jerry was happiest spending time with all of his loved ones.  He will be dearly missed. 

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook on Thursday, July 6th. Viewing hours from 2pm - 6pm with prayer services at 5pm. Private cremation to follow. 

ROBERT J. RAINER, of Passaic, son of Elande (Viola) and Michael Rainer passed on June 18, 2017. Robert is predeceased by his brother Samuel L. Rainer. Loving father of Elande Rainer. Survived by dedicated and loving wife Luz Cardenas, and her children Luz Gonzalez, Melinda Cannizzo, Cindy Dorante & children Melany and Johnfrank. Surviving brother Michael Rainer & wife Karen, sisters Toni and Rose Rainer. Many loving nieces and a nephew Michael Rainer & wife Kristen, Michele Fitzgerald & husband Brian, Melissa Rainer-Cuello & husband Eric, Meredith Rainer & Fiancé Joe. Great nieces and nephew Evan, Mia, & Mylana Cuello, Katie & Ryan Fitzgerald and Mara Rainer. Robert was the owner and operator of Michael's Towing & Tire and Robert’s Place in Passaic. He was a lifetime member and treasurer of the United Street Racers.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook. Viewing hours on Wednesday June 28, 2017 from 3:30pm - 8:30pm. Funeral Mass at 10:00am St Paul Church, Clifton on Thursday. Interment in East Rideglawn Cemetery, Clifton.

MICHAEL WICHERSKI, age 67, of Saddle Brook, passed away on June 20, 2017. Beloved husband of Sharon Wicherski (nee Pascrell.) Michael is survived by his children, Eric Wicherski and his wife Amber, Jill Wicherski, Doug Habermann and his wife Melissa and Scott Habermann and his wife Amy, his grandchildren, Leyna, Benjamin, Alexa, Ava, Kegan, Peyton and Sean and his sister Marlene Wicherski and her husband Earl Miller as well as many other family and friends. Michael was a member in the United States Army where he served two tours in Vietnam and earned many medals. He worked for G&G Distributors for 25 years and was a member of the Elmwood Park V.F.W. 

Arrangements and services from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday June 27, 2017 from 6-9 PM. Interment of ashes will be held on Wednesday June 28, 2017 at 11 AM at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa

GENEVIEVE GALLAGHER, age 94 of Saddle Brook, passed on June 13, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Daniel Gallagher. Genevieve is survived by her loving daughter Kathleen Velardi, grandsons Dan Ahearn and Kyle Velardi,extended grandson Anthony Agosta  and great-granddaughters Jasmine, Katelyn and Sofia and many loving nieces and nephews.  Genevieve worked for Romans Clothing Store in Saddle Brook for 15 years before retiring. She was member of Saint Philips the Apostle Church in Saddle Brook and was a past member of the Woman's Organization for the American Legion here in Saddle Brook.

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook. Visiting hours and services on Saturday, June 17th from 8:30am to 11am. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook.

PAULINE McCARTHY, loving mother of Charlotte, Rachael, Jonathan, Peter, and Billy and beautiful family member to all, passed peacefully June 8th, 2017. She was the loving Granny Pauline to Liam, her grandson. She was very much loved by all and touched everyone she met. She is adored and remembered by her children, siblings, her family, mother Veronica (Vera) McCarthy and late father John (Jack) McCarthy. She is at peace celebrating with her late father Jack and late brother Patrick. She was raised in Dublin and a true Irish Lass always.

Viewing at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook on Sunday, June 11th from 4pm - 8pm. Services will be held Monday, June 12th at 10am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Pauline’s name.

THOMAS CONROY of Saddle Brook passed peacefully in his sleep with family by his side on June 1st 2017. He is predeceased by his wife Joan and his son Christopher Patrick. An only child himself, Thomas went on to raise a family of six children. He built many things, including a kit boat, a summer home with a small cabin out to the side, a small red car, beauty salon, motorcycle shop, renovations to his and his children’s homes and much more so his family can enjoy the nicer things in life. He is survived by his children, Jeanne and her husband Jay (Harrison)and their son Terence; Kathleen of Matamoras, P.A.; Susan and her husband Michael (Mandzy) and their children Michele and Kathleen; Thomas and his wife Erica along with their three children, T.J., Ashley and Michael Sean; Steven and his three children, Steven Jr., Kaitlyn and Kelly. A Catholic Big Brother, he worked with a less fortunate family of five, Knight of Columbus and a proud member of Local Union #3 I.B.E.W. Thomas worked hard, played hard and lived many lives in one. He will be greatly missed.

A mariner’s farewell: Fair winds and following seas captain!

Visiting will be Sunday, June 4, 2017 from 4PM – 8PM, Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663, 973-478-2500. Funeral Services will be held on Monday June 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM at St. Philip the Apostle Church, 488 Saddle River Road, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663, 201-843-1888. Burial to follow at George Washington Cemetery, Paramus, NJ.

In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to Newman Cares, www.newmancares.org

ERIC MICHAEL MAYO, 32, of Fair Lawn on May 24, 2017.  Eric was the beloved son of Doris and Michael Mayo, loving brother of Lisa J. Mayo and dearest uncle of Corey and Nicholas Boettcher. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles and cousins.  Eric is pre-deceased by his beloved grandparents, James and Julia Giannone and Lawrence and Teresa Mayo.  Eric was a resident of Fair Lawn for 30 years.

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook. Visiting hours on Thursday, June 1st from 5-9 pm.  Funeral service at funeral home on Friday, June 2nd at 10am, Rev. David Boone officiating.  Entombment to immediately follow in George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a GoFundMe account established in memory of Eric at https://www gofundme.com/sujrk-a-mothers-final-goodbye

MARLENE VLADYKA (nee Wingert) of Manahawkin, formerly of Saddle Brook, passed on May 14, 2017.  Beloved wife of the late Ronald Vladyka.  Loving mother of Ronald Vladyka and his wife Kathy, and Paul Vladyka and his wife Peggy.  Dearest grandmother of Kristen, Lauren, Ryan, and McKenna.  Marlene is also survived by her brother Rudolph Wingert and his wife Christiane, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook.  Visiting hours on Wednesday May 17 from  5-8pm.  Funeral service from funeral home on Thursday, May 17 at 10:30am.Interment in George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery.

MARJORIE ADAMS, age 91 of Saddle Brook passed away on May 6, 2017. Marjorie is pre-deceased by her two sons, Charles and David Adams and her brother Kenneth Platt. Marjorie is survived by her loving son Bryan Adams and her three nephews Kenneth, Doug and John Platt. She is also survived by her Home Aid Rosemarie Barclay. 

Services are being held from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Lanza Ave, Saddle Brook. Viewing at the funeral home on Wednesday May 10, 2017 from 10AM - 12PM. A service will be held at the funeral home at 12 PM. Interment to immediately follow, George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

YOLANDA CARTALEMI, age 88 of Elmwood Park passed on April 29, 2017. Yolanda is survived by her three sons, Ronald Cartalemi and his wife Giulietta, Robert Cartalemi and his wife Cara, and Richard Cartalemi, her two daughters, Susan Parisi and her husband Joseph, and ToniAnn Cartalemi. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren, Carisa Friedman and her husband Joseph, and Robert Cartalemi and his wife Jessica, and 3 great-grandchildren, Ava Friedman, Joseph Friedman, and Gabriel Friedman and her sister Anna Gentzenvein.
  
Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook. Visiting hours and services on Friday, May 5th from 10am to 2pm. Private cremation to follow
ERNEST A. NARDONE, age 95, of Lyndhurst passed on April 30, 2017. Ernest worked for Curtiss-Wright Corp. in Woodridge. He was also a former security officer for Jamesway in Parsippany and Cranbury, NJ, and was a member of the beach patrol in Ocean Beach Unit 3. Ernest was a WW II Veteran of the United States Army and specialized as a Medical Lab Technician. Survivors include his children, Ernest Nardone Jr. and his wife Melissa Raak, Linda A. Smith, and Donna Finch. Also s...urvived by his sister Esther Palumbo, and 5 grandchildren, ZoeGrace Raak, Samuel Nardone, Michael N. Smith, Jennifer Lyn Gabrielli and her husband Luigi, and Dr. Daniel G. Finch and his fiance Jacqueline Nemeth, and great-granddaughter Tessa Lyn Gabrielli, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his wife Viola (nee Aria) brothers, Tom and George Nardone, and son in law Stephen G. Finch, and several brother and sister in laws.

Following a private cremation service this week, a memorial service will be held from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 Fifth St, Saddle Brook. Visiting hours on Sunday May 7 from 2pm - 5pm with Armed Forces service to begin 3:45pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Christian Health Care Center Foundation’s 2017 Annual Fund, 301 Sicomac Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481 or ChristianHealthCare.org/Donate in memory of Ernest A. Nardone Sr. Donation envelopes will be available at the service.

LUCIEN CARMINE LANDOLFI, age 87, of Saddle Brook passed on May 1st, 2017.  Lucien was born in Bronx, NY and lived in Saddle Brook for the last 50 years.  He was a warehouse manager and Divisional Vice-President of Operations for Lord & Taylor working there for 44 years.  Lucien was a US Army veteran and was a volunteer at Bergen Regional Medical Center.  He also was a former coach of the Ramblers, a semi-pro football league in NYC.  Lucien is survived by his beloved wife Joan, his five children, Theresa McKibben and her husband Charles, Michael Landolfi and his wife Rhonda, Patricia Cavalli and her husband Daniel, Vincent Landolfi and his wife Victoria, and Jeanne DeMonte and her husband Arthur.   He is also survived by his grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, Christopher and Alyssa Landolfi, and his brother Anthony Landolfi and his wife Victoria.

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth St, Saddle Brook. Visiting hours on Thursday, May 4th from 2pm - 4pm 7pm - 9pm.  Funeral mass at St. Philip the Apostle RC Church, Saddle Brook on Friday, May 5th at 9:30am.  Interment to follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.


SAMUEL L. RAINER, of Passaic, son of Elande (Viola) and Michael Rainer passed on April 8, 2017. Samuel is survived by his brothers Michael Rainer and wife Karen, Robert Rainer and his wife Luz Cardenas, and his two sisters Toni and Rose Rainer. He is also survived by many loving nieces and a nephews, Michele Fitzgerald and her husband Brian, Michael Rainer and his wife Kristen, Melissa Rainer-Cuello and her husband Eric, Meredith Rainer and her Fiancé Joe, Elande Rainer and great nieces and nephews Evan, Mia, and Mylana Cuello, Katie and Ryan Fitzgerald and Mara Rainer. Sam and his father were the original founders of Michael's Towing Service in Passaic. He worked for many years on a 24/7 basis building the family run business. Later on, he held other jobs, delivering pizza and became well known through Garfield and neighboring towns as "Sammy the Pizza Man." He was a member of United Street Racers as well as an Elks member.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook. Viewing hours on Monday, April 17, 2017 from 3:30pm - 8:30pm. Funeral Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Clifton on Tuesday 11:30am. Interment in East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton.

DORIS SOKOL, age 86, of Paramus, passed at home on April 4, 2017. Doris is the beloved wife of the late Michael "Smokey" Sokol and loving daughter of the late Robert and Hannah Gesbrecht. Doris is survived by her son Robert M. Sokol and his wife Jane and her two grandchildren Robert M. Sokol Jr. and Amanda J. Sokol.  

Arrangements and services from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook. Viewing hours at the funeral home on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10am until the service that will begin at 12pm.  Interment to immediately follow in Westwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association. 

LOUISE DePALMA (nee Monego), age 100, passed on April 1, 2017. Louise is survived by her sons George Jamros and his wife Dolores and Joseph Jamros and his wife Holly, her grandchildren Kathy Jamros and Allan Jamros and his wife Elena, as well as three great-grandchildren. She is pre-deceased by her husbands George Jamros, Steven Kupsik, and John DePalma, and her brothers Joshua Monego, Constantine Monego and Benjamin Monego.

Louise was born and grew up in Clifton. She was a licensed Practical Nurse employed at Barnert Hospital in Paterson and Saddle Brook Hospital. She lived with her family in Saddle Brook for many years before moving to Florida where she volunteered with the local hospice organization. Upon her return to New Jersey, she lived in Clifton and Bridgewater. Louise was a caring and loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was loved very much and will be greatly missed.

Arrangements are being held from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook. Viewing at the funeral home on Wednesday April 5, 2017 from 2pm - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm. A service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday morning April 6, 2017 at 10am. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook

KATHLEEN BUSCHBAUM, age 55, of Little Ferry, passed on April 2, 2017. Beloved wife of Richard Buschbaum. Kathleen is survived by her two sisters Denise Thorne and her husband Randy and Marie Purcell as well as her loving nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are being held from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook. Viewing at the funeral home on Thursday April 6, 2017 from 3pm - 5pm and 7pm - 9pm. A service will be held at the funeral home on Friday morning April 7, 2017 at 11am. Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Make A Wish Foundation

ANTHONY J. SENTE (Dippy), age 47, of Wayne, passed on March 30, 2017. Anthony is survived by his brothers Stephen J. Sente, Eugene Sente, and Chad D. Sente, his partner David Spensberger, his father Stephen R. Sente, as well as many nieces and nephews. Anthony is pre-deceased by his mother, Janine U. Sente and his siblings Joseph M. Sente, Robert P. Sente, and Michelle M. Sente.

Arrangements are being held from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook. Viewing at the funeral home on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6pm - 9pm. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Philip The Apostle RCC, Saddle Brook on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:30am. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook.

GAIL M. SOROKA, age 72, of Lodi passed on March 28, 2017. Gail is survived by her two loving daughters Susan Canta and Lenore Canta. She is pre-deceased by her parents Michael and Verna Soroka.

Arrangements are being held at Kugler Community Home for Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook. Viewing at the funeral home on Saturday April 1, 2017 from 4pm - 7pm only. Cremation Private.

BLANCHE YAROSZ, who recently celebrated her 100th birthday, of Bristol Manor in Rochelle Park, formerly of Saddle Brook passed on March 20, 2017. Blanche is pre-deceased by her beloved husband Alfred Yarosz Sr (Saddle Brook's First Elected Democratic Committee Man), her daughter Diane Sherin, her son Alfred Yarosz Jr, her granddaughter Lisa Yarosz and her siblings Laura Bargil, Helen Siepiola, and Adolph Zagajewski. Blanche is survived by her loving son, Doug Yarosz and his wife Christine, her daughter-in-law Terry, her grandchildren Alfred Yarosz III, Barry Sherin, Troy Sherin, Douglas Yarosz Jr, and Dennis Johnson. She is also survived by 15 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are being held from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook. Viewing at the funeral home on Wednesday March 22, 2017 from 6-9 PM. Funeral Mass at St Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church, Garfield on Thursday March 23, 2017 at 10 AM. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

WILLIAM CSEJKA, age 90, of Saddle Brook passed on March 20, 2017. William is pre-deceased by his beloved wife Margaret Csejka (nee Kandravy). William is survived by his loving children Marjorie Jennings and her husband Edward and William Csejka and his wife Trish. He is also survived by his two loving grandchildren Brian Jennings and his wife Meghan and Kimberly Jennings. William was one of nine children; he was born in Flemington and grew up in Clifton. Later in life, he moved to Elmwood Park and then to Saddle Brook where he has resided for the past 39 years. William served as a member in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was stationed at Fort Benning in Georgia. William was a member of the American Legion and SS. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Passaic. William worked at Curtiss-Wright Aeronautics in Lodi NJ. Later, he worked for the Elmwood Park Board of Education for 36 years.

Arrangements are being held from Kugler Community Home for Funerals, Saddle Brook. Viewing will be held at the funeral home on Thursday March 23, 2017 from 3-7 PM and again Friday morning at 9 AM. Funeral Mass at SS. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Passaic on Friday March 24, 2017 at 10:30 AM. Interment will be at SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Saddle Brook.

In lieu of flowers the family is asking that donations be made in memory of William to:
The Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation. (www.lustgarten.org )
or mail to

The Lustgarten Foundation
1111 Stewart Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714

VILMA TAKACS (nee Kalinyak) passed on Friday, MARCH 10th, 2017 after a long illness. Vilma was born in Passaic and lived in Saddle Brook for 50 years and the last 5 years in Ridgewood. Vilma is survived by her husband, Reverend Robert Takacs, her son Robert Takacs (former Saddle Brook Councilman) and his wife Janet, her sister Pauline Mergo, and several nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by her sisters Margaret Kalinyak and Helena Yuhas. Vilma worked for Toys-R-Us in the Accounting Department for over 25 years.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, March 12th at Kugler Community Home For Funerals in Saddle Brook.

George Alfano

GEORGE ALFANO, resident of Saddle Brook since 1971 passed on March 7, 2017. George is survived by his beloved wife Barbara of 51 years, his son, James Alfano and his wife Cathleen, his daughters, Maria Adrignola-Perez and her husband David Perez, and Laura Konovitch and her husband Kevin Konovitch. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren James Alfano Jr., Joseph Adrignola Jr., George Alfano, Robert Alfano, Karen-Lynn Perez, Lauren Perez, Kevin Konovitch Jr., Jason Konovitch, Jennifer Perez, David Perez Jr., and Jonathan Perez and his sister Jean Pomante, sister-in-law Lorraine Alfano,and many neices and nephews especially Thomas and his wife Regina Alfano. George is predeceased by his daughter Karen and his brothers, Joseph, Anthony, Paul and Jim Alfano. George was a master machinist all his life. He worked as a HVAC installer for Jim Alfano Company and was a HVAC instructor for Lincoln Technical School in Mahwah until he retired. George also served as a Special Police Officer for the Township of Saddle Brook and held the rank of Lieutenant. He also served with the Bergen County SPCA and was a member of the Saddle Brook Police Pistol Team. George was also a member of the Paramus Elks Lodge # 2001 and was a member and Treasurer of the RSES (Refrigeration Service Engineers Society).

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook. Visiting hours on Friday, March 10th 2pm - 4pm & 7pm - 9pm. Funeral mass at St. Philip the Apostle Church, Saddle Brook on Saturday, March 11 at 10:30am. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Paterson. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Paramus Elks ENA (Elks National Foundation). Elks Lodge #2001, Paramus, NJ.

IRENE ADAMS, age 88, of Cedar Crest Village in Pompton Plains, and formerly of Montegue and Saddle Brook, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Irene is pre-deceased by her husband Paul Adams. Irene is survived by her daughters Barbara Kritzer and her husband Fred of Westwood, and Donna Rose Magarro of California. She is also survived by her three grandchildren Jason Moore and his fiancé Krystal Deehr, Chelsea Shea and her husband Michael, Cody Kritzer and his girlfriend Tayla Melmid and her great-grandson Declan Moore.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday March 2, 2017 from 5pm - 8pm. A memorial mass will be held at Cedar Crest, 1 Cedar Crest Drive Pompton Plains NJ, on Friday March 3, 2017 at 10am.

CATHERINE "Kay" ROMANO, (nee Christiano) age 90, of New Milford passed away at home on Monday, February 20, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Frank Romano. Kay is survived by her loving children Dennis Romano and his wife Barbara and Susan Annunziata and her husband Frank, her grandchildren Jennifer and her husband Joe, Jessica, Jeffry, Ashley and Allie, and her great-granddaughter Lexi. Kay is also survived by her dear sister Yolanda Streppone, and many nieces and nephews. Kay is pre-deceased by her siblings Mary Forte, Stella, Frank, Anthony, Armando and Joseph. Kay was a fun, loving person who loved helping others. She will be dearly missed.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Saturday February 25, 2017 from 10:30 AM-12:30 PM. Interment to immediately follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus.

JULIA ELWERTOSKI, 94, of Saddle Brook, NJ died in her home on the evening of Tuesday February 21st, 2017. Julia Victoria Guzowski was born on August 31st, 1922 in Lyndhurst, NJ. She worked at a Tootsie Roll factory before taking on a full-time position as a loving wife and mother. A proud woman of Polish heritage, Julia was a talented polka dancer in her younger days; she was once recognized for her abilities in a local competition, placing among the top three participants. In her later years, Julia enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and sitting on her porch in the sunlight with a cup of coffee. She had a fondness for sweets, puzzles, and holiday decorations. Her homemade pierogies, soups, and kluski never failed to draw a crowd to her dining room. Her home in Saddle Brook was the center for many family celebrations throughout the years, including but not limited to birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and holidays. Those who were closest to Julia know how much she prided herself on being independent and doting on others.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Edward, her siblings Felicia, Pauline, Frances, and Anthony, and her daughters Connie and Victoria. Julia is survived by her sons and their spouses, Edward Elwertowski Jr. and Mary Dearborn, and Paul and Joy Elwertowski; her son-in-law, Charles Church; her grandchildren, David and Katrina Elwertowski; and an extensive network of close family members and friends.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook NJ. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Friday February 24, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Interment on Saturday February 25, 2017 at Holy Cross cemetery in North Arlington at 10 AM.

FRANCIS E. GILFOY, age 79, of Saddle Brook passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Beloved husband of Barbara Gilfoy for 58 years. Dad to Lauri, Christine and Gary F. Grandpa to Gary A., Michelle and Michael. Francis served as a member in the United States Navy.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Tuesday February 21, 2017 from 4-8PM only. Cremation Private. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the diabetes foundation.

ROBERT SROKE, Robert age 77, of Elmwood Park passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017. Beloved husband of Andrea Sroke. Robert is survived by his daughter Francine Hughes and her husband Michael, his grandchildren Casey Baugher, Jayden Hughes and Cody Hughes. Robert is also survived by his sister-in-laws Carol Sroke and Pam Lopes, his brother-in-law Tom Lopes, his cousin Winnfred Collins as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Robert is pre-deceased by his siblings Michael Sroke, and Marlene Sroke. He worked as a carpenter as a member of Local 253 and worked for Morlot Construction for 22 years. Robert was very outgoing and always loved helping others. He will truly be missed.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook, NJ. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Tuesday February 14th from 4pm to 8pm and Wednesday February 15th from 10am to Noon. Funeral Service to immediately follow at Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church, Garfield at 12 Noon. Interment in East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton.

MICHAEL CALANDRILLO, age 92, of Saddle Brook passed on February 7, 2017. Beloved husband of Enes Calandrillo. Michael is pre-deceased by his siblings, Frank Calandrillo, James Calandrillo, Thomas Calandrillo, Rose Calandrillo, Florence Milanic, Antoinette Perri, Virginia Polizzo and Jean Urgo. Michael is survived by many nieces and nephews. Michael was a devoted parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Virgin Church in Garfield.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth St., Saddle Brook. Visiting hours at funeral home on Friday, February 10, from 4pm-8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday, February 11, 10am at Our Lady of Mount Virgin, Garfield NJ.
MARGARET GUNDLAH of Jackson passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Margaret is survived by her many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Friday January 20, 2017 from 6-9 PM. Cremation Private. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Cemetery in Totowa NJ.

EUGENE BIELEN, age 89, of Rochelle Park on Friday, January 13, 2017. Eugene is survived by his loving sister Ruth Taracka of Greenwich CT. Eugene was a United States Army Veteran serving in the Korean War. He was a member of the Rochelle Park American Legion Post 170, VFW and Trout Unlimited.

Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ. Cremation Private. Interment to follow in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown NJ.

PIERRE BRUCE JOHNSON, age 61, of Clifton passed on January 5, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Olga (Annie) Johnson. Pierre is survived by his children Christian Johnson, Timothy Johnson, and Jennifer Urban and her husband John. He is also survived by his sister Irene Smith and her husband Steve, and his brother David Johnson and his wife Diana. Growing up in Saddle Brook and later living in Clifton, Bruce was an active guitar player for the last 50 years. He played in local bands such as The Blue Mist and Peace Of Mind, as well as the party/wedding band Clockwork and most recently Sunset Soundz. He was a loving, generous father who will be profoundly missed by all who came to know him.

Services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Wednesday January 11, 2017 from 4-8 PM. Interment at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus on Thursday January 12, 2017 at 11 AM.

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