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FRANK THURSTON TARYLA, age 61, of Saddle Brook passed on May 11, 2018. Born July 21, 1956 in Paterson, NJ, he was the son of the late Stanley and Kathryn Taryla. Frank graduated from Fair Lawn High School in 1974. He worked as a self-employed plumber since 1992 and worked happily for the community until his passing. He dedicated his remaining time to his family and to Warren Point Presbyterian Church. Frank was an honest and hard working man with a passion for astronomy, music, and classic automobiles. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Marilyn Janet (Mackay) Taryla, along with three children; Nicholas (Joli), Christina (Matt Martinez), and Frank J. (Erica) Taryla; three grandchildren; four brothers, Stan (Eileen - deceased), Jan), Joe (Peggy - deceased), Dave (Ellen), and Ken (Paula); and many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Frank is also predeceased by his brother John.

Services and visitation hours for Frank Taryla will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 4-8 PM at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook, NJ. Funeral Services will be on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10 AM at Warren Point Presbyterian Church, Fair Lawn, NJ. Interment to immediately follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Frank's life.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Warren Point Presbyterian Church, 17 S Broadway, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.

SALVATORE SCOZZARI, age 93, of Saddle Brook passed on April 19, 2018.  Born June 7, 1924 in Garfield, NJ, he was the son of the late Nicholas Scozzari and Rose (Abruscato) Scozzari. Salvatore, who was known as "Sam" was a textile designer and designed men's neckties.  In his spare time, he enjoyed bowling, watching sports on TV, listening to big band music, gardening and spending time with family and friends.

Salvatore is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Cira (Spinella) Scozzari, along with four children and spouses; Ronald and Margaret Scozzari, Glenn and Teresa Scozzari, Daniel and Linda Scozzari, Rose and Mike Brown; two grandchildren, Nina Scozzari and Sophia Scozzari, and many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral and visitation for Salvatore Scozzari will be held on Monday, April 23, 2018 from 11AM to 1PM at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook, NJ.  Entombment to follow in Calvary Cemetery 58 McLean Blvd. Paterson, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.

BETTY JEAN RIBARRO (nee Aulisio), age 90 of Saddle Brook, NJ passed on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Beloved wife of Joseph M. Ribarro.  Betty is survived by her children Sandra del Corral and her husband Tom, JoAnn Schiano and her husband Dan, her grandchildren David, Adam, Brian, Christopher, Rebecca and Rachel and 5 great-grandchildren.  She is pre-deceased by her son Joseph Ribarro Jr.

Memorial gathering and services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook, NJ.Memorial services at the funeral home on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 4pm - 8pm with prayer service to begin at 7 pm.

HELEN HOLUB (nee Chisick), 93, of Elmwood Park, NJ passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas Holub (1995). Devoted mother of Nicholas, Jr. and his wife JoAnn, Dr. Barbara Holub Bizub and husband Peter. Loving grandmother of Justin. Predeceased by her father Peter and mother Mary (nee Mikulik), brother Michael and sister Marie. Also survived by her sister-in-law Anne, brother-in-law Basil, nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephew. She was born in Sagamore, Pa and came to N.J. as a teenager. Helen worked for Western Electric for 27 years retiring in 1984. She was a parishioner of Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church of Garfield, NJ and a member of its Mother’s Club. She also was a member of Elmwood Park Leisure Club and the Telephone Pioneers of America. Her greatest joy was her family, friends, and Church. She will be greatly missed. 

Gathering and visitation Monday, April 9, 3-5 & 7-9 pm at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ. Funeral Service Tuesday April 1011:30 am at Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church, 474 Outwater Lane, Garfield, N.J. Interment at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery, Paramus, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

 

MARTIN BELLO Jr., age 62, of Garfield went to be with the Lord on April 1, 2018. Beloved son of Florence Clark Greene and the late Martin Bello Sr.  Martin is also survived by his ex-wife of 16 years, Margaret Daddis and their three Children: Melissa, Martin III, and the late Michael John Bello and his six grandsons: Ronen Cruz, Charles Ingersoll, Michael John Bello Jr, Martin Francis Bello, Roark Votee, and Grayson Jon Bello, his brother and sister-in-law Lenny and Jen Bello, and longtime companion Michele Paul. 

Arrangements are from  Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook. A memorial service was held at the funeral home on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 1-3PM.


JOSEPH TESTA, age 87, of Saddle Brook passed on March28, 2018. Beloved husband to Pietrina Testa (nee Cutaia.) Loving father of Rose Marie Arlia and her husband Gabe, JoAnn Testa, and Frank Testa and his wife Bernadette. Dear Grandfather of Joseph, Christie, Victoria, Tommy, Matthew, and Christopher.

Joseph was a military veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War. He worked as a Computer Programmer for many years. Joe was also a Reserve Police Officer in the Township of Saddle Brook.

Arrangements are from  Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook. Viewing at the funeral home on Sunday, April 1st from 4-9PM.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday April 2, 2018 at 9:30AM at St. Philip The Apostle RCC in Saddle Brook. Entombment to follow in Calvary Cemetery, Paterson NJ.  

MURIAL ROSE WITTMANN (nee Kurz), age 98, of Saddle Brook passed on February 28, 2018. Beloved wife of the late George Wittmann.  Murial was the loving mother to 11 children, George Wittmann Jr. and his wife Pegge, the late Stephen Wittmann, Judith McDowell and her late husband Denis, Eric Wittmann and his wife Susan, Eileen Wittmann, the late Kenneth Wittmann, Paul Wittmann and his wife Aletha, Ruth Wittmann-Price and her late husband David, Janet DeVito and her husband Michael, Mary Bilali and her husband Tim, and John Wittmann and his wife Christine. She was the proud grandmother to 30 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Murial was also, pre-deceased in life by her brother the late Walter Kurz, grandson the late George Wittmann III and her lifelong friend Sister Mary Martin (Julia).

One of Murial’s greatest gifts was her artistic ability. She loved to draw and create which undoubtedly led to her work as a seamstress. Murial made hundreds of her own garments, ranging from wedding gowns to doll clothes. When it came to things made of fabric, there was nothing she couldn’t make or fix. She loved and was loved by all of her faithful clients.

Murial was a parishioner of St. Philips the Apostle Church, Saddle Brook , NJ where she made many altar cloths and communion dresses for children that needed them.  Arrangements from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, Saddle Brook NJ. A memorial mass will be held on Friday March 9, 2018 at 10:30 AM at St. Phillip The Apostle Church, Saddle Brook NJ.  Inurnment to follow at Madonna Cemetery, Fort Lee.  In lieu of flowers donations to Dominican Nuns of Our Lady of Mt. Thabor Monastery, 1295 Bald Eagle Lake Rd., Ortonville, MI 48462 would be appreciated.

ROBERT G. DANELSKI, 77, of Garfield passed at home on March 1, 2018.  Robert was born in Passaic and lived in Garfield for over 40 years.  Robert was a Machinist for many years and was a military veteran who served in the U.S. Army.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post 415 of Saddle Brook.  Robert is survived by his beloved wife Patricia, his 5 children, Robert Danelski Jr. and his wife Kirsten, Kristina Danelski and her husband Jim Hill, Barbara Mabry and her husband Ron, Sarah Tamweber and her husband John, and Scott Danelski and his fiancé Dena Jewell.  He is also survived by his grand-daughters Nicole and Jessica Mabry, and soon to be grand-daughter Emma Tamweber, and his sisters, Patricia Riddell and her husband Nick, Marcia Kutcha and her husband John, and his sister-in-law Joyce Danelski.  Robert was pre-deceased by his brother William Danelski. 

Funeral services and gathering will be at Kugler Community Home for Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook on Monday March 5th from 4-8pm.  Prayer services at funeral home on Tuesday March 6th at 10:30am.  Entombment to follow at Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum Paterson, NJ.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to John Theurer Cancer Center c/o Hackensack University Medical Center Hackensack, NJ in memory of Robert Danelski.

MARY R. TETI (Nee ALLEN) of Saddle Brook passed on February 24, 2018.  Mary was born in Paterson, NJ and lived in Saddle Brook for over 50 years.  She was a Secretary for Prentice Hall Publishing in Englewood Cliffs for over 25 years.  Mary was a long-time active and faithful parishioner of St. Philip the Apostle RC Church in Saddle Brook.  She was also a member of the Saddle Brook Senior Citizens Club and AARP.  Mary was the beloved wife of the late Alfred Begin (1984) and the late Joseph Teti  (2009). Mary is also predeceased by her brother John Allen.    

Mary is survived by her daughter Kathleen LeMay, her son Robert Begin, her brother Thomas Allen and grandchildren Brian Begin and Robert Begin II.  

Visiting and gathering hours at Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook on Thursday, March 1st from 9 to 11AM.  Funeral mass to immediate follow at St. Philip the Apostle RC Church Saddle Brook at 11:30AM.  Interment in St. Mary's Cemetery Saddle Brook.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Philip the Apostle RC Church, Saddle Brook.

KENNETH JOHN SLOWIK SR., age 70, of Saddle Brook, passed on February 8, 2018.  Beloved husband of Beverly Slowik (nee Tylutki). Loving father of Kenneth Slowik Jr. and his wife Candice. Dear grandfather to  Stella and Marina Slowik. Ken is also survived by his sister Patricia Danis, his nephew Damien Danis and niece Darlene LeMasson  and her husband Peter.

Ken served in the Unites States Army and is a member of the American Legion Post 415 in Saddle Brook. He is a retired Saddle Brook Police Officer, where he served for 25 years. He was also the owner of Ken's Tree and Stump Removal.  

Services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook, NJ.  Visiting hours at the funeral home on Sunday February 11, 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Gathering and funeral services at the funeral home on Monday, February 12, 2018 beginning at 10 AM. Interment to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook.

MICHAEL NORTON, age 67, of Saddle Brook, passed on January 18, 2018. Loving father of Jason and Tanya Norton. Dear grandfather to Christian, Brandon, Brianna and Anthony. Beloved brother of Ginger and her husband Jack.

Arrangements  from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook, NJ. A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 6-8 PM

ANDREW J. MAJKOWICZ, age 89, of Saddle Brook, passed on January 11, 2018.  Beloved husband of Loretta Majkowicz (nee Patierno). Loving father of Andrew and LaurieAnn Lisanti (nee Majkowicz). Dear grandfather to  Deborah, Brooke, Taylor, Michael, John, Andrew and Sophia. 

Andrew served in the Unites States Army during the Korean War. He worked as an automotive mechanic for most of his life. After, Andrew worked for 14 years in the County Parks. He loved his job very much. Andrew was a devoted and loving  husband and father will be dearly missed.

Arrangements  from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth St. Saddle Brook, NJ. A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. Philip The Apostle Church in Saddle Brook at 9:30 AM.  Inurnment of ashes will be held at a later date. 

MARGARET T. NAHAY (nee Neumann) passed on January 8, 2018.  Margaret was the loving daughter of the late Robert V. Neumann and Margaret (nee Kenny).  Margaret was born in Bronx, NY and was the oldest of four siblings.  She was pre-deceased by her two sisters, Edith Spencer and Cindy Smith, and is survived by her brother Robert Neumann and his companion Maryann.  Margaret was also pre-deceased by her beloved husband Michael Nahay in 2008.  Margaret is survived by and is the loving Mother of Michael R. Nahay, Katherine Creed, Geraldine Nahay-Roepke and her husband Jeffrey, and Laura Dunlap and her husband Bob, and Mother-in-Law of David Sheridan.   Margaret is pre-deceased by her daughter Margaret (Peggy) Sheridan in November 2017, and her sons Kevin in 2015 and Thomas in 1995.  Margaret is also survived by her 12 loving grandchildren, Ilya Nahay and his wife Lenka, Zita Nahay, Larry Creed and his wife Jana, Katherine Creed, Brittany Nahay, Jamie Lynn Nahay, Laura Jean Dunlap, Robert Dunlap and his wife Michelle, Kyle Dunlap, Shane Dunlap, Brooke Dunlap and Amber Dunlap.  Also her 12 loving great-grand-children, Ava Creed, Taylor Summers, Morraja Summers, Michael T. Nahay, Ryan Dunlap, Blake Dunlap, Jordan Dunlap, Madison Dunlap, Thomas Dunlap, Brian Dunlap, Olivia Dunlap and Liam Dunlap.

Margaret was a Lioness for her cubs.  She was a tough but kind person.  She was true to her core, even in times of severe challenges nearing to what became her last moments.  While able to speak, she expressed a genuine and loving concern for her family's well being.  She was a fighter for life, for survival, to the end.  She will be forever loved and missed.

Funeral services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals 311 Fifth Street Saddle Brook.  Visiting  hours Friday January 12 from 4 to 8 pm.  Funeral on Saturday January 13 gathering at the funeral home at 8am and then to St. Michael's Cathedral Chapel, 415 Lackawanna Ave. Woodland Park, NJ for 9:30 services.  Interment to follow in St. Michael's Cemetery, South Hackensack, NJ 

MARIA LUIGIA LALLI, age 88 of Saddle Brook, passed on December 28, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Antonio Lalli. Maria is predeceased by her parents Paolo and Celeste Santoianni and her siblings Angelo Santoianni, Antonio Santoianni, Santa Pelillo, and Teresa Colombo. She is survived by her loving children Maria Lalli, Rosetta Hornby and her husband John, and John Lalli as well as many nieces and nephews.

Services from Kugler Community Home For Funerals, 311 Fifth Street, Saddle Brook NJ. Viewing at the funeral home on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 3-7 PM. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of Mount Virgin in Garfield on Monday January 8, 2018 at 10 AM. Entombment to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Saddle Brook.

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