OBITUARIES The Last Alarm
July 15,2000------Deputy Chief John Dolak Sr.(Ret.) Aug. 1,2000------- Battalion Chief Al Lopez (Ret) Aug.2,2000--------Capt. Joe Dugan(Ret.) Aug. 25,2000----Firefighter Don Vnencak (Active) Eng. 17 tour 2 Sept. 4,2000--- Firefighter Gene Dixon(Ret.) Sept.19,2000----Firefighter Pete Cocuzza(Ret.) Sept.22,2000----- Firefighter Joe C. Palmisano(Ret.) Oct.8,2000--- Firefighter John Gill (Ret ) Nov. 18,2000--- Capt. Laurence Higgins (Ret.) Nov.17,2000---Firefighter Harry Gawdun(Ret.) Dec..25,2000---Firefighter Chris Larsen(Ret)
Jan. 15,2001--- Firefighter Leslie A. Bennett(Ret.)
Jan.24,2001--Firefighter Jim McDonnell(ret)
Feb.17,2001--Firefighter Daniel Mautone(Ret)
Feb. 17,2001-- Firefighter Will Ward(Ret)
Feb.18,2001--Capt. Wm. Edelmann(Ret)
Feb.23,2001--F.C. James P. O' Beirne(Ret)
Apr. 4,2001 Operator Harold Gough(Ret.)
Apr.16,2001--Herbert Redwood(Ret) 9/67
Apr.24,2001-- Firefighter Edward Loffreto(Ret)
May 4,2001--Capt. Daniel McGrath(Ret.)
May22,2001--Firefighter Lawrence J. Webb(LOD)
Jun 1,2001--Capt. Wm. T. Dorney(Ret)
Jun.6,2001--Firefighter Julius Genova(Ret)
Jun 8,2001--Capt. Louis A. Magliaro(Ret.)
Jun 30,2001-- Firefighter Arthur J. Farrell(Ret)
Jun 30,2001-- B.C. Robert King(Ret)
Aug. 27,2001--Firefighter Tom Butler(Ret)
Aug. 30,2001--Capt Ed Keiser (Ret.)
Sept. 14,2001-- Capt. Vic Melillo(Ret)
Sept. 16,2001-- Firefighter Joe Alfano(Ret)
Sept. 18,2001-- B.C. Robert Schimpf(Ret)
Oct. 1,2001-- Firefighter Tom P. Butler9Ret)
Oct. 5,2001--Firefighter Tom Geraghty(Ret)
Oct.16,2001-- Capt. James V. Gower(Ret)
Nov.3,2001-- Capt. Edward Carr(Ret.)
Nov.27,2001--Firefighter Otis Reeves(Ret)
Nov. 30,2001--Firefighter Michael P. Krug(5yrs)
Nov.30,2001--Capt. Joseph Callaghan(Ret)
Dec.7,2001--Firefighter George T. Feeley(Ret)
Dec.8,2001-- Firefighter Joe Magaletta(Ret)
Dec.25,2001--Capt. Joe Mitchko(Ret)
Jan.7,2002--Firefighter James Patterson(Ret)
Jan. 21,2002--Firefighter Frank L. Lee(Ret)
Feb.3,2002--Capt. George E. Jorda(Ret)
Feb.3,2002 Firefighter Dennis Brophy(Ret)
Feb,19,2002--Firefighter John W. Darnell(Ret)
Mar.16,2002--Captain Leo W. Jennings(Ret)
Apr.15,2002--Firefighter Gordon Rau (Ret)
Apr.29,2002--Firefighter Wm. Dougherty(Ret)
May 23,2002--Firefighter Harry E. Douglas(Ret)
Jun. 5,2002--Firefighter Cliff Humphrey Sr. (Active)
July 3,2002--Capt. Joseph Zoppi(Ret)
Aug. 4,2002--Firefighter Robert J. Howard (Ret)
Aug. 7,2002--Firefighter Cliff Evelyn(Ret)
Sept. 21,2002-- Firefighter Herb Foster(Ret)
Sept. 28,2002--Firefigher Dick Burkhardt (Ret)
Oct. 24,2002-- Firefighter Bill Daley (Ret)
Oct. 29,2002--Firefighter George Adkins (Ret)
Dec. 10,2002--Firefighter Michael Restivo (Ret)
Dec. 12,2002--Firefighter Anthony Baranski (Ret)
Dec. 19,2002--Capt. Julian J. Jados (Ret)
Dec. 26,2002--Firefighter Thomas Ippolito(Ret)
Jan. 2,2003--Operator Robert Griffith (Ret)
Jan. 2,2003--Capt. Wm. B. Medwin (Ret)
Jan. 5,2003--Firefighter James P. Graham (Ret)
Jan. 24,2003--Firefighter Wm. J. Donnelly (Ret)
Feb. 1,2003--Firefighter Paul A. Bischoff (Ret)
Feb. 1,2003--Firefighter Wm. J. Higgins (Ret)
Mar. 5,2003--Firefighter Robert J. Pepe (Ret)
Mar. 20,2003--Firefighter Florent Natale (Ret)
Apr. 4,2003--Firefighter Albert Hamfeldt (Ret)
Apr. 4,2003--Firefighter Arthur E. Malagna (Ret)
May 18,2003--Firefighter James Mosley (Ret)
Jun. 6,2003-- Firefigher James Murtaugh (Ret)
Jun. 14,2003-- BC Vincent C. Lyons (Ret)
Jun. 21,2003--DC Arthur Schmidt (Ret)
Jun 22,2003--Firefighter James J. Kavanaugh (Ret)
July 8,2003--Firefighter Paul Anderson ( 1945-54)
July 8,2003-- Capt. Jerry Zaccardi (Ret)
July 27,2003--Capt. Barney Baldino (Ret)
Aug. 14,2003-- Capt. John M. Carr (Ret)
Aug.19,2003--Firefighter Jos. V. Smith (Ret)
Aug.22,2003--Capt. Robert J. Dunbar (Ret)
Aug.24,2003--Capt. Patrick Maguire (Ret)
Aug.26,2003--Firefighter Michael J. Mehalenko (Ret
Aug.31,2003--Firefighter Thomas B. Caffrey (Ret)
Nov.21,2003--Capt. Kevin P. Rafferty(Ret)
Dec.6,2003--Capt. Ron Fitzpatrick(Ret)
Jan.16,2004--Capt. John C. Buckley(Ret)
Feb.16,2004--Firefighter Fred Ferchinger(Ret)
Mar.6,2004--BC Morris Tangredi(Ret)
Mar.7,2004 -- F.Insp. Sam Sosnicky (Ret)
Mar.10,2004--FF Glenwood Bagley(Ret)
Mar.14,2004--FF Justin Corbo (Ret)
Mar.17,2004--FF Leonard J. Minatee (Ret)
Apr.8,2004--FF Wayne Pugh (Ret)
Apr. 11,2004--FF Michael Salvatore (Ret)
Apr. 26,2004--FF Robert F. Barrett (Ret)
May 6,2004--FF Lester Price (Ret)
May 8,2004--FF Leslie Hergenrother (Ret)
May 10,2004--FF Edward G. Stout (Ret)
May 24,2004--Capt. Dick Maser (Ret)
June 6,2004--FF George H. Orlando (Ret)
June 12,2004--FF Patrick Breslin (Ret)
July 8,2004-- BC John Zieser (Ret)
July 31,2004--Insp Walter Sakala(Ret)
Aug.8,2004--John O'Neill Sr. (Ret)
Sept.10,2004--FF Andrew Pappalardo (Ret)
Sept.10,2004-FF Frederick J. McGrath Jr. (Ret)
Sept.12,2004--FF Al Essig (Ret)
Sept.15,2004--FF Frank J. Gass (Ret)
Sept.17,2004--Capt. Howard E. Diem (Ret)
Oct.9,2004--FF James A. Conlon(Ret)
Oct.14,2004--FF Michael Gilmartin(Ret)
Nov.24,2004--Capt Ed Brock (Ret)
Jan.14,2005--F. Insp. Eldrige J. Reiff (Ret)
Jan.25,2005--FF Michael D'Ambrosio (Ret)
Jan.27,2005--FF Daniel J. La Mountain (Ret)
Jan.29,2005--BC Patrick Tansey (Ret)
Feb.1,2005--Capt. James P. Dalton Sr. (Ret)
Feb.7,2005--FF Paul J. Adams (Ret)
Feb.13,2005--FF Gene Carragher (Ret)
Mar.6,2005--FF Jerry Scanella (Ret)
Mar.12,2005--FF Warren G. McCoach (Ret)
Mar.20,2005--FF Thomas W. Grzywinski (Ret)
Mar.26,2005-FF Edward G. Gartland (Ret)
Apr 11,2005--FF Anthony Masters (Ret)
Apr 13,2005--Capt. Wm. Brueninger (Ret)
May 19,2005--BC Thomas McCann (Ret)
May 30,2005--FF Vincent Lepiscopo (Ret)
June 13,2005--FF Roger Bacon (Ret)
June 21,2005--BC Michael P. Cawley (Active)
June 30,2005--FF John Wasner (Ret)
July 1,2005--FF Paul Hauser (Ret)
July 1,2005-- Capt. James Murray (Ret)
Oct. 1,2005--Capt John March (Ret)
Oct. 13,2005--Capt. Harold (Gus) Lauber (Ret)
Oct. 18,2005--FF Giotto Nepa (Active)
Oct. 20,2005--FF Thomas A. Gervel (Ret)
Nov.9,2005--FF Hugo Erno (Ret)
Dec.6,2005--FF James Edgar (Ret)
Dec.7,2005--FF Jack Cassidy (Ret)
Dec.13,2005--Capt. Clem Caprio (Ret)
Dec.16,2005--BC John M. Sochan (Ret)
Dec.26,2005-- FF Aldo Danieli (Ret)
Dec.27,2005-- FF Ronnie O'Niell (Ret)
Jan.9,2006--Capt. Michael J. Zizza (Ret)
Jan.30,2006--DC Charles JanTausch (Ret)
Feb. 2,2006--FF Albert J. Henderson (Ret)
Feb.25,2006--FF Garrett F. Conlan (Ret)
Mar. 4,2006--Capt. Sante D'Emidio (Ret)
Mar,26,2006 FF Thomas J Carroll (Ret)
Apr.6,2006 F. Insp. Martin J. McEvoy (Ret)
Apr. 16,2006--FF Richard J. Williams (Ret)
July 9,2006--FF George V. Hayes Jr. (Ret)
July 14,2006--Capt. Wm. S. Conlan (Ret)
July 13,200--FF Wm. G. Roller (Ret)
July 15,2006--Capt Wm. Juliano (Ret)
Sept.12,2006--FF John J. Lynch Jr. (Ret)
Sept.20,2006--Capt. Clifford E. Boan (Ret)
Sept.30,2006--Capt. Anthony L. DiBartolo (Ret)
Oct.18,2006--FF Ben F. Martorana Sr. (Ret)
Nov.20,2006--FF Thomas T. Sager (Ret)
Nov. 2006--FF William Martin (Ret)
Dec.3,2006-Capt. Joe Vetrini (Ret)
Dec.13,2006--FF Chet Taylor (Ret)
Dec.15,2006--FF Clarence G. Reed (Ret)
Dec.19,2006-- F Insp. Fred J. Scalera (Ret)
Jan.15,2007--FF Reggie Fredette (Ret)
Feb.2,2007--Capt John Kunze (Ret)
Feb.14,2007--Capt. J. Dennis Cogan (Ret)
Feb.27,2007--FF John Cosman (Ret 82)
Mar.11,2007--FF Reinaldo Martinez Jr. (Active)
Mar.20,2007--FF Joseph Keaney (Ret)
Mar.31,2007--FF Albert Ritorto (Ret)
Apr.9,2007--FF James J. Smith (Ret)
May 11,2007--FF Gil Robinson (Ret)
June28,2007--Capt. Bill Caldwell (Ret)
July23,2007--FF James J. Martin (Ret)
July25,2007--FF Cornelius Nolton (Active)
Aug.8,2007--FF Marvin Jefferson (Ret)
Sept.7,2007--Capt Lowell Klatt (Ret)
Sept.19,2007--Capt. Gerald J. Kerrigan (Ret)
Oct.17,2007--FF Jos. H. Wallace (Ret)
Nov.18,2007--Capt. Francis Leber (Ret)
Nov.24,2007-- FF Francis X. McCarthy (Ret)
Dec.26,2007--FF Henderson Bullock (ret)
Jan.6,2008--BC Anthony Maresca (ret)
Jan.12,2008--FF Phil Salimbene Sr. (ret)
Jan.26,2008--FF Robert W. Lyons (ret)
Jan.28,2008--FF Ray Fredette (ret)
Feb.5,2008--FF Thomas J. Wasik (ret)
Feb.8,2008--FF Andrew W. Caufield (ret)
Feb.16,2008--DC Ed Przybylowicz (ret)
Feb.24,2008--FF Fred W. Charpentier (ret)
Mar.9,2008-- FF Joe Lefchak (ret)
Apr.17,2008--BC Ed Hester (ret)
Apr.22,2008--FF John Allan Plaugic (ret)
Apr.24,2008--Louise Jarret (ret) C. Rel.
May 27,2008-- FF Kenneth L. Foley (ret)
June13,2008--FF Joseph McMillian (ret)
July20,2008--FF James T. Noll (ret)
July22,2008--Capt. Walter Ennis (Ret)
July30,2008--FF Josrph R. Fass (Ret)
Aug.7,2008--FF Wm. R. Conover (Ret)
Aug.20,2008-- Capt. Alan S. Kain (Ret)
Sept.2,2008--FF Thaddeus Kaczka (Ret)
Sept.3,2008--FF Eugene R. Reilly (Ret)
Sept.11,2008--Capt Thomas P. Burke (Ret)
Sept.24,2008-FF Rudy W. Bassano (Ret)
Oct.23,2008--FF John DeBlasi (Ret)
Nov.8,2008--BC Daniel J. Tauriello (Ret)
Dec.10,2008--BC Wm. R. Schick (Ret)
Dec.21,2008--FF Peter J. Gaitens (Ret)
Feb.11,2009--FF Jack Bryant (Ret)
Feb.13,2009--FF Thomas J. Kelly Sr. (Ret)
Feb.23,2009--Capt. Thaddeus Harazda (Ret)
Mar.3,2009-- Capt. Robert H. Walicky (Ret)
Mar.26,2009--Capt. George W. Fox Jr. (Ret)
Mar.26,2009--Capt. Wm. P. Green Sr. (Ret)
Apr.21,2009--FF Anthony A. Miedler (Ret)
May 19,2009--FF Wesley Taylor(Ret)
May 19,2009--FF John J. Quinn(Ret)
May 25,2009--FAO Bernard J. Lalley (Ret)
June 4,2009-- FF Rocco V. Piegaro (Ret)
June 5,2009--Capt. Michael J. McCarthy (Ret)
June 7,2009--FF Anthony Brown (Ret)
June 10,2009--FF Jos. E. Monahan (Ret)
June 15,2009--FF Wilfred "Bill" Quist (Ret)
2007 Jan.15,2007--FF Reggie Fredette (Ret) Feb.2,2007--Capt John Kunze (Ret) Feb.14,2007--Capt. J. Dennis Cogan (Ret), Feb.27,2007--FF John Cosman (Ret 82) Mar.11,2007--FF Reinaldo Martinez Jr. (Active) Mar.20,2007--FF Joseph Keaney (Ret) Mar.31,2007--FF Albert Ritorto (Ret) Apr.9,2007--FF James J. Smith (Ret) May 11,2007--FF Gil Robinson (Ret) June28,2007--Capt. Bill Caldwell (Ret) July23,2007--FF James J. Martin (Ret) July25,2007--FF Cornelius Nolton (Active) Aug.8,2007--FF Marvin Jefferson (Ret) Sept.7,2007--Capt Lowell Klatt (Ret) Sept.19,2007--Capt. Gerald J. Kerrigan (Ret) Oct.17,2007--FF Jos. H. Wallace (Ret) Nov.18,2007--Capt. Francis Leber (Ret) Nov.24,2007-- FF Francis X. McCarthy (Ret) Dec.26,2007--FF Henderson Bullock (ret) 2008 Jan.6,2008--BC Anthony Maresca (ret) Jan.12,2008--FF Phil Salimbene Sr. (ret) Jan.26,2008--FF Robert W. Lyons (ret) Jan.28,2008--FF Ray Fredette (ret) Feb.5,2008--FF Thomas J. Wasik (ret) Feb.8,2008--FF Andrew W. Caufield (ret) Feb.16,2008--DC Ed Przybylowicz (ret) Feb.24,2008--FF Fred W. Charpentier (ret) Mar.9,2008-- FF Joe Lefchak (ret) Apr.17,2008--BC Ed Hester (ret) Apr.22,2008--FF John Allan Plaugic (ret) Apr.24,2008--Louise Jarret (ret) C. Rel. May 27,2008-- FF Kenneth L. Foley (ret) June13,2008--FF Joseph McMillian (ret) July20,2008--FF James T. Noll (ret) July22,2008--Capt. Walter Ennis (Ret) July30,2008--FF Josrph R. Fass (Ret) Aug.7,2008--FF Wm. R. Conover (Ret) Aug.20,2008-- Capt. Alan S. Kain (Ret) Sept.2,2008--FF Thaddeus Kaczka (Ret) Sept.3,2008--FF Eugene R. Reilly (Ret) Sept.11,2008--Capt Thomas P. Burke (Ret) Sept.24,2008-FF Rudy W. Bassano (Ret) Oct.23,2008--FF John DeBlasi (Ret) Nov.8,2008--BC Daniel J. Tauriello (Ret) Dec.10,2008--BC Wm. R. Schick (Ret) Dec.21,2008--FF Peter J. Gaitens (Ret) 2009 Feb.11,2009--FF Jack Bryant (Ret) Feb.13,2009--FF Thomas J. Kelly Sr. (Ret) Feb.23,2009--Capt. Thaddeus Harazda (Ret) Mar.3,2009-- Capt. Robert H. Walicky (Ret) Mar.26,2009--Capt. George W. Fox Jr. (Ret) Mar.26,2009--Capt. Wm. P. Green Sr. (Ret) Apr.21,2009--FF Anthony A. Miedler (Ret) May 19,2009--FF Wesley Taylor(Ret) May 19,2009--FF John J. Quinn(Ret) May 25,2009--FAO Bernard J. Lalley (Ret) June 4,2009-- FF Rocco V. Piegaro (Ret) June 5,2009--Capt. Michael J. McCarthy (Ret) June 7,2009--FF Anthony Brown (Ret) June 10,2009--FF Jos. E. Monahan (Ret) June 15,2009--FF Wilfred "Bill" Quist (Ret) June 30,2009--FF Robert M. Barrett (Ret) July 8,2009--Capt. Nicholas Siccone (Ret) July 9,2009-- Ch. Op. Jos. R. Pourro (Ret) Aug,11,2009-- Capt. Fred Orlando (Ret), Aug.20,2009--DC Albert Maresca (Ret), Sept.9,2009 FF Louis M. Romeo (Ret), Sept.10,2009 Capt. John "Jack" Doherty (Ret), Sept.23,2009 FF Walter Gold (Ret),Oct.16,2009 FF Steven Mluzan (Ret),Oct.21,2009 FF Don Janusz (Ret), Nov.12,2009 Capt. LeRoy J. Byron(Ret) Nov.17,2009 FF Robert F. Lefferts, Dec.13,2009 Capt.Rocco Donatiello Sr. (Ret) Jan.18,2010 Capt. Joe D'Alise (Ret), Feb.7,2010 FF Bill Robshaw (Ret),Feb.17,2010 Capt. Cliff Titcomb (Ret)Feb.19,2010 FF Lewis T. DePaul (Ret),Feb.28,2010 FF Douglas J. Giese (Ret), Mar.3,2010 DC Robert Miller (Ret), Mar.26,2010 BC Anthony DeTroia (Ret), April 22,2010 Capt. Harry Singer(Ret), April 22,2010 FF Peter R. Barone (Ret), May,4,2010 FF Willie Booker (Ret), June 16,2010 FF John Devlin (Ret), June 22,2010 FF Peter V. McGrath (Ret) Aug.5,2010 FF William J. Hawkins (Ret), Sept.6,2010 DC John Tartis (Ret),Sept. 26,2010 Capt. Frank Conville (Ret), Oct. 10, 2010 FF Andrew Prachar (Ret), Oct.19,2010 Capt. Harry Tokanos (Ret), Oct. 31,2010 BC Ron Ricca Sr., Oct. 29,2010 Capt. Willie Webb (Ret),Nov. 10,2010 Capt. James Mooney(Ret), Nov. 12,2010 FF Martin Scotty Donnelly (Ret), Nov. 12, 2010 Capt. Rocky Graziano, Nov. 24, 2010 FF Michael T. Menafro
, Nov. 25,2010 FF Edward Kovacs (Ret)Dec. 10, 2010 BC Tony Connell (Ret) Dec.22, 2010 FF Dennis Christie (Ret), Dec. 27,2010 FF Anthony Mauriello (Ret), Dec. 28,2010 Capt. Wayne Rosetti (Ret), Dec. 31, 2010 FF Quentin Saums (Ret), 2011 Jan. 7, 2011 FF Daniel Califri ( 1959 to 1961) Jan. 19,2011 Ch. Oper. BC Jim Richardson Jr. (Ret), Feb. 9, 2011 Capt. Harry A. Leonard (Ret), Feb. 18, 2011 DC William Carragher (Ret), Feb. 23, 2011 Capt. Anthony Giorgio (Ret), Mar. 18,2011 FF George Alfano (Ret), Mar. 23, 2011 FF John Missagia (Ret), Mar. 28, 2011 FF Earnest Smith (Ret),May 28,2011 FF Nelson Perez (active),Aug.3,2011 Capt. Sam Dimm (Ret),Aug. 9,2011 FF Frank Thomas (Ret), Aug.28,2011 FF Bennie Masucci (Ret)Sept.5,2011 FF John Specht (Ret), Aug.31,2011 FF George Whalen Sr.Sept.27,2011 FF Jos. J. Shaw, Oct. 6,2011 BC Jos. Dougert (Ret) FF Richard Carhart Oct.13,2011, Nov.12,2011 FF Kevin M. O'Grady, Nov.25,2011 Capt Timothy M. Byers (Ret), Dec.7,2011 Disp. Al Glover (Active)Dec.16,2011 FF Henry S. Albanowicz (Ret), Dec.27,2011 Capt. Thomas F. Meehan (Ret)Jan.10,2012 FF Ed Tiplady (Ret), Feb.20,2012 FF Cortney Ruffner(Ret), Feb.26,2012 FF Charles P. Mancini,May29,2012 Fire Insp. S. Franklin, May 30,2012 BC Walter Mueller (Ret), June 17,2012 BC Patsy Stellitano (Ret), June 18,2012 DC Cantalora Palestino (Ret), June 28,2012 FF Louis Orlando Jr. (Ret), July3,2012 FF Michael Catalon (Ret)Aug.21,2012 FF Anthony Ventolo (Ret), Aug.21,2012 FF John L. Goetchius (Ret),Oct.13,2012 FF Harold H. Green (Ret),Oct.2012 FF John Maraguglio(Active), Oct.20,2012 FF Joseph Evaristo (Ret), Oct.27,2012 FF James Scully (Ret), Nov.16,2012 FF Wm. Mojica (Ret), Nov.26,2012 BC Carl Stoffers (Ret),Dec.4,2012 FF Ed Burke Jr.,Dec.19,2012 F.C. Jos. M. Redden, Jan.4,2013 FF Leo Brochu(Ret), Jan.9,2013 FF Michael Joyce (Ret),Feb.20,2013 DC Dave Kinnear (Ret), eb.22,2013 FF Henry R. Agnew(Ret), Mar.6,2013 DC Louis J. Ianuzzi (Ret)Mar.14,2013 BC George Iuzzolino (Ret), Mar.19,2013 Capt. Jerry Inman (Active), April 9,2013 FF Roger T. Williams (Ret), Apr.15,2013 FF Harry Taylor (Ret),June 3,2013 DC Albert S. Lasso (Ret),July1,2013 FF Robert C . Miller (Ret), July4,2013 FF Phillip Reilly (Ret), Aug.3,2013 FAO Nathaniel Jones(Ret),Aug.12,2013 FF Curtis Moore(Ret), Aug.20,2013 FF Anthony D'Addario(Ret), Aug.26,2013 Ernest J. Sharkey, Aug.28,2013 Capt Harry Uhde (Ret), Oct.2,2013 FF Dave Harris(Ret), Oct.8,2013 FF Eugene Brenner(Ret),Oct.10,2013 FF Henry Carr(Ret),Oct.21,2013 FF Harry Dittler (Ret),Oct.29,2013 DC Ed Chrystal (Ret), Dec.14,2013 Capt. Donald J. Kraemer (Ret), Jan.21,2014 FF Gene Quigley (Ret), Jan.23,2014 FF Jos. A. Lardiere (Ret), Jan.25,2014 Capt. Ralph DePaul (Ret), March10,2014 Capt. Francis Oakley(Ret),March 17,2014 Capt. Eugene Doherty (Ret), Mar.21,2014 FF Robert "Scottie" Jenkins (Ret), April 14,2014 Capt. Wm. Burkhardt (Ret),April 14,2014 FF Raymond Shea (Ret), April 16,2014 DC. Robert L. Higgins (Ret), April 20,2014 FF Richard Steinheim (Ret), May23 2014 FF Fred Schmitz(Ret), May 27,2014 FF Wm. Quirk (Ret), June 20,2014 FF Jos. DiNardo (Ret), July3,2014 Capt. Anthony Garcia (Ret), Aug.7,2014 BC Al Payne(Ret). Aug.12,2014 FF Augustine Emposimato (Ret),Sept.23,2014 FF Alex Credidio (Ret), Oct.5,2014 FF Paul Cowen (Ret), Oct.15,2014 FF Theodore Hartman (Ret), Oct.19,2014 Capt. Reggie Evelyn (Ret), Oct.27,2014 Capt. Frank Dalton (Ret), Nov.5,2014 Capt. Ben Ricciardi (Ret), Nov.10,2014 Capt. Michael Kelly (Ret),Noo.21,2014 FF Richard MacAvoy (Ret), Nov.23,2014 BC Erwin Burchardt (Ret), Dec.23,2014 FF Ray Durkin (Ret),Jan.13,2015 Capt. Jack Sharkey (Ret), Jan.14,2015 FF Buynell Henry (Ret).Jan.18,2015 FF Bill Glagola (Ret), Jan.22,2015 FF Martin Liskowitz (Ret), Feb.3,2015 FF Ed Coffey (Ret).Feb.13,2015 Capt. Don Vreeland (Ret), Feb.14,2015 Capt. Anthony Masterson (Ret), Mar.9,2015 FF Warren Bongo (Ret),March14,2015 Capt. Paul Chobey (Ret),Mar.15,2015 FF Stanley Partyka (Ret), Mar.23,2015 Dir/Chief Stanley Kossup (Ret), Mar.24,2015 FF Art Murphy (Ret), Apr.9,2015 FF Felix Cardillo (Ret), Apr.13,2015 Capt. Carl Duerr (Ret), April 29,2015 FF Dave Bettancourt (Ret), May1,2015 FF Dan Coppola (Ret), July12,2015 FF Gerald Knight (Ret), July12,2015 FF Vito Finetti (Ret),Oct.26 2015 FF Kyam Wyatt (Active) Oct.27,2015 Capt. John Delk (Ret), Nov,26,2015 Capt. Ray Witte (Ret), Jan.5,2016 FF Calvin Hunt (Ret)Jan.20,2016 FF John Dugan (Active), Feb.4,2016 FF Anthony LaRezza (Active)Feb.10,2016 FF Joseph Daly (Ret),Feb.29,2016 FF Ed Conklin (Ret) Mar.7,2016 FF Grady Cobbs (Ret),Mar.15,2016 BC Robert J. Miller (Ret), Mar.18,2016 FF Joe Lardieri (Ret), Mar.20,2016 BC Jos. Bisogna (Ret) Mar.26,2016 Lloyd Jones (Ret)Mar.26,2016 FF Joe Parzanese (Ret)Jan.18,2015 FF Frank Lucadamo (Ret),May 3,2016 BC Richard Hettinger (Ret), May28,2016 L/M Walter Maszczak(Ret), June 13,2016 BC Charles McCrea (Ret),July 1,2016 FF Ron Petracco (Ret), Aug.6,2016 Capt Jos. Schweitzer (Ret), Aug.21,2016 FF Dave Napoli (Ret), Sept.23,2016 BC James Wilson (Ret),Oct.3,2016 Capt. Bruce Morgan (Ret), Oct.14,2016 Capt. Arthur Linhoff (Ret)Oct.16,2016 FF Jos. Zjawin (Ret), Dec.6,2016 FF Boisey Cosby (Ret), Dec.24,2016 FF Gry Holman (Ret), Jan.29,2017 Capt.George Orlando (Ret), Feb.3,2017 FF Calvin Frazier (Ret), Feb16,2017 Capt Robert Rommeihs (Ret), Feb20,2017 FF Stephen Jablonski 70-75,Apr.3,2017 Capt. Lawrence DeRogatis (Ret), May 14,2017 FF Thomas J. Hughes (Ret), May 27,2017 FF Angelo Sibilia (Ret),June 7,2017 FF Ben Richardson (Ret), July13,2017 FF Ed Gorman (Ret), Aug.7,2017 FF John Hughes (Ret), Oct.11,2017 FF Richard Barrett (Ret), Oct.24,2017 FF Wm. Deveraux (Ret),Oct.29,2017 FF Joe Carlucci (Ret)Nov.25,2017 Capt.Ray McGee (Ret), Nov.25,2017 Capt. Joe Perez (Ret) Nov. 24,2017 FF Wm.Mackin (Ret)Dec.26,2017 FF Richard Gibson (Ret),Dec.27,2017 Capt. James Butler (Ret),Dec.29,2017 FF Michael Donovan (Ret), Feb.1,2018 FF Richard Kielty (Ret)Feb.17,2018 FF Michael Miele (Ret),Feb.18,2018 FF Juan Aquino (Ret), March14,2018 Capt. Tony Nardone (Ret, Mar.20,2018 FF Marcus Hill (ret)), Mar20,2018 DC Al McGrory (Ret)April4,2018 FF Joe Cosby (Ret), Apr.27,2018 DC Ed Wall (Ret),May 2,2018 Capt.Frank Publik (Ret), May 9,2018 Capt. Wm. Tenpenny (Ret)May 17,2018 FF Charles Duetsch(Ret), May28,2018 Capt. Lenzy Petford (Ret), May 29,2018 Capt. Wm. "Midge" Harris (Ret), May 29,2018 FF Val Pures (Ret),July15,2018 FF Wm. Thighpen (Ret), July 17,2018 FF Raymond Wolski (Ret),Aug.27,2018 FF Fred Masucci(Ret)Aug.28,2018 Capt. Pat Oliveti(Ret), Sept.9,2018 BC Raymond Bishof (Ret),Sept.11,2018 FFJos. Iovine (Ret),Sept.12,2018 Capt. Robert Doherty (Ret)Oct.26,2018 FF Don Rubio (Ret)Nov.17,2018 Capt Abnathy Mason (Ret), Dec.22,2018 FF Jos. DiGiralomo(Ret), Jan.3,2019 FF Al Hughes (Ret)Sept.27,2018 FF Dennis Florie, Feb.3,2019 Capt. James Maguire (Ret), (Ret)March 11,2019 Capt. James Clarke(Ret), BC Di Blasio (Ret)May3, 2019, FFShaheed Yasin (Ret) 2019, FF Art Zieser Sr. (Ret) may25,2019
FF Joe Carlucci
Info on Funeral
Mastapeter Funeral Home
400 Faitoute Ave
Roselle Park, N.J. 07204
Thursday Nov 2
4pm to 8pm
Friday Nov 3 11 am
@ Funeral Home
Private Cremation to follow
FF Bill Deveraux
Oct.24,2017 Details pending
FF Richard Barrett
Signal 4-4-4-4. It is with deep regret to announce the passing of Ret. Firefighter Richard Barrett early this morning. He was the last of brothers known as “the Barrett boys.” FF Robert Barrett, FF Michael Barrett passed away several years ago.
FF John Hughes
Aug.7,2017 Details pending
FF Ed Gorman
FF Ed Gorman Prout FH Mon. 7/17/17 4-7PM
FF Angelo Sibilia
Obituary of Angelo Sibilia
Angelo G. Sibilia of Palmer Township, PA, formerly of Nutley, NJ died peacefully at home after a brave battle with cancer. He was born on December 18th, 1932 in Newark, NJ, the youngest of nine children of Angelo and Philomena (Cordasco) Sibilia. He graduated from West Side High School in 1950 and went on to serve in the U.S. Army stationed at Camp Pickett in Virginia.
In 1956, while at a newsstand in Newark, he noticed a pretty, blonde 19 year old girl buying a newspaper. Intrigued by the fact that it was a NY Times, he struck up a conversation with her and got her name (Sandy) but not her phone number. Unable to stop thinking about her he spent the next couple of days combing through the phone book calling every household with the same last name eventually locating her. They were married on October 21, 1956 and would welcome a son Michael and a daughter, Lisa. Sandy was the love of his life and they were happily married until her death in 2002.
In March of 1959, he joined the Newark Fire Department and would serve the city until his retirement in 1993, earning several commendations. For the majority of his career, he was stationed at one of the busiest firehouses of the inner city – Engine 20, where it was not uncommon to just respond to fire calls, but also to car accidents, stabbings and shootings as well.
Angelo was an avid reader and loved anything to do with history and travel, particularly Italy. He also loved his food (especially his desserts). Mostly however, he loved his family, not just immediate but extended as well. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by brothers Tony and John, sisters Marie, Agnes, Yolanda, Josephine, and Ellen. He is survived by his son Michael and daughter-in-law Kelly of San Jose, CA; daughter Lisa Rhinehart and son-in-law Scott of Annandale, NJ; grandchildren Derek (Jessica), Jamie (Spencer), Nick, Austin, Connor and Paige; great grandsons Corson and Landon; brother Jerry; brothers-in-law Peter Warren and John DeGroot; sisters-in-law Marietta Sibilia and Carla Warren and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service in celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 at Martin Funeral Home 1761 Route 31, Clinton, NJ. Gathering begins at 11:30 with service to start at noon.
Donations can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, one of the many charities Angelo supported.
Thomas J. Hughes
FF Thomas J. Hughes details pending 5/14/17
Capt. Larry DeRogatis 4/3/17
Capt. Bob Rommeihs
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 20, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 20, 2017
Location: Leonardis Memorial Home 210 Ridgedale Ave. Florham Park, NJ
10:30 AM Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
Location: Saint Patrick Parish 41 Oliver St. Chatham NJ
FF Calvin Frazier
Feb.3,2017Calvin Frazier- Funeral services will be held at Cotton Funeral Home located at 1025 Bergen St. Newark NJ on Saturday February 11th 2017. Viewing will be from 2-4pm following Service at 4pm.
Capt. George Orlando
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In Memory of
Capt.George Orlando (Ret)
November 5, 1925 - January 29, 2017
George C. Orlando, 91, of Hillside, NJ passed away January 29, 2017. A mass of Christian burial will take place on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at Christ of King Church, 411 Rutgers Street, Hillside, NJ at 10am. The family will receive their friends at McCracken Funeral Home, 1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ; on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 4-8pm.
Born in Newark, George moved to Hillside in 1959. As career firefighter, he was a rank captain and spent most of his career at Engine Company 10. He was with the department for 34 years. As a veteran of WWII, he obtained the rank of Staff Sergeant while serving in the European Theater. George is also a member of the FMBA, Newark Fire Officers, Fireman's post 1851 VFW the NJ Exempt Fireman's Assoc and the Elks Lodge 1583 in Union. After retirement George divided his time between Hillside, NJ and Boca Raton, FL.
Beloved husband of 69 years to Marion (nee Monaco). Devoted father to George J. and his wife Karen, Linda and her husband Joseph DeCosta. Adoring grandfather to Christina DeCosta and Joseph and Nicholas Orlando.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Homeside Hospice, 67 Walnut Ave., Suite 205, Clark, NJ 07066.
FF Gary Holman
FF Boisey Cosby
Be advised Mr. Michael Cosby has called to inform NFD that his father Ret. F/F Boisy C. Cosby has passed away last night and the family is requesting Newark Fire Dept. participation.
The info are as follows:
•Viewing will be on Monday, December 12, 2016 from 4:00 to 9:00pm at the Greater Abyssian Baptist Church, 88 Lyons Ave. Newark
· Second Viewing will take place on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 from 10:00to 1100 am and the Funeral services will be at 11:00am at the church.
Mr. Michael Cosby can be reached at 404-452-3866. Thank you
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Capt. Arthur Linhoff
Funeral details pending
Capt. Bruce Morgan
FF Dave Napoli
FF Ron Petracco
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It is with regret to announce the death of Firefighter Ron Petracco (Ret) on July 1,2016 in Florida. Details pending.
He died in my home in NJ from metastatic lung cancer after a brave 9 month battle. He will be placed with my mother at the National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL on Tuesday July 26th at 2pm with military honors. He is survived by my brother, Ronald Jr., myself and 3 grandchildren, Lennon, Ron III, and Dylan.
BC Charles McCrea
Viewing: Friday June 17 2-4 7-9 Johnson McGinley FH 2652 Hywy 138 Wall Nj 732 681 4455. Saturday June 18 10 AM Church of St. William 2740 Lakewood Allenwood Rd. Howell NJ 732 840 3535. Burial St. Anns Cemetery 1610 Allenwood Rd. Wall NJ
BC Richard Hettinger
Memorial service to be held May 28,2016 11 AM Grace Lutheran Church 65 East Main St. Mendham, NJ
FF Joe Parzanese
March 26,2016 Details pending
BC Bob Miller
Robert “Bob” James Miller died in his home on March 15, 2016 in Deltona, FL. He was 79.
Bob was born on April 27, 1936 in Newark, NJ to his parents, John and Ann Miller. He served in the Navy for four years before being honorably discharged in 1957. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. Bob married Dorothy Ramsden in 1961 and they were set to celebrate their 55th anniversary in April. The Millers lived and raised their family in Cranford, NJ before retiring to Deltona, FL. Bob served bravely as a fireman for the Newark, NJ Fire Department for 25 years. He started in Salvage and Rescue before being made Captain in 1967 at Engine 11. He was later promoted to Battalion Chief in 1981 and worked at Battalion 5 before retiring in 1986.
Bob enjoyed the outdoors. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed camping and hiking. He also enjoyed taking many trips to our national parks along with the occasional trip to Los Vegas. He thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Bob is survived by his loving wife Dorothy, and his devoted children his daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Klaus Frost of Sarasota, FL; his daughter and son-in-law Darlene and Robert Nowicki of Parsippany, NJ; and his son and daughter-in-law John and Susan Miller of Flanders, NJ. He is also survived by his six cherished grandchildren, William and Christina Frost, Kevin and Thomas Nowicki, and Lauren and Lindsay Miller. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, James Laughlan. He is preceded in death by his parents and his sisters Joan Laughlan, Maryann Miller, and Jeannette Miller.
A Memorial Service is being planned for the middle of June. Cards of condolence may be sent to Dorothy and her family at 2830 Coventry Drive, Sarasota Florida 34231. Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The Information for the Memorial Service for Dad is as follows:
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016
Location: St. Ann Church
781 Smith Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054
There will be an open house immediately following at my house which is right around the corner from the church: 5 Biscay Drive, Parsippany.
If anyone needs directions, please have them contact me.
BC Joe Bisogna
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Was informed of the passing of B/C Joseph Bisogna (Ret.) on Sunday 3/19/16. He was appointed 7/1948 and retired 6/1980. Arrangements are Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home , Toms River Friday 3/25 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral Service Saturday at the Funeral Home. he was a WW2 veteran and father of Capt. Joe Bisogna (Ret)
FF Joe Lardieri
Obituary Joe Lardieri 91 of Newark, N.J. passed away Friday March 18, 2016 in St Joseph's Hospital, Paterson, N.J. The funeral will be held on Wednesday March 23, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.from the Megaro Memorial Home 503 union ave, Belleville, N.J.Mass in St Lucy's Church, Newark, N. J. 10 a.m. Entombment with military honors in Glendale Cemetery, Bloomfield, N.J. Visiting Tuesday 4-8 p.m. Joe was a life long resident of Newark, he was a fire fighter with engine #13 for the City of Newark for 35 years retiring 25 years ago. Joe was honorably discharged from the U.S Army in 1951 Joe was the loving husband to the late Helen (nee Robertson) dear father to Barbara and Cathy Lardieri. Brother of Geraldine Conzentino, Fred Lardieri and the late Marie Sessa, Philomena Lardieri and his parents Ferdinando and Josephine Lardieri. In lieu of flowers contributions to St Gerard Shrine of St Lucy's Church, 118 7th ave, Newark, N.J. or Cure SMA 925 Grove Village Il. 60007 will be appriciated - See more at: http://www.megaromemorialhome.com/obituary/Joe-Lardieri/Newark-NJ/1600047#sthash.RBKhdet3.dpuf
FF Grady Cobbs
March 7,2016 Details pending
FF Joe Daly
Feb. 10,2016 Arrangements for Firefighter Joe Daly: Toale Brothers F.H. 40 Orange Ave. Sarasota Florida 34336
Viewing Feb.16,2016 Tues. 6 to 8 PM
Service Wed. at Funeral home 11 AM
FF Anthony LaRezza
Anthony G. LaRezza
Anthony G. LaRezza
Born in East Orange, NJ on Jan. 8, 1966
Passed away on Feb. 4, 2016 and resided in Warren, NJ.
Visitation: Monday, Feb. 8, 2016
Funeral Mass: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Please click on the links above for locations, times, maps, and directions.
Anthony G. LaRezza
Highly Recognized High School Girls Softball Coach
Beloved Husband, Father, and Brother, 50
Mr. Anthony G. LaRezza, 50, of Warren, NJ, passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Valley Hospital, Ridgewood. The funeral will be conducted from the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Tuesday, February 9 at 9:15 a.m. There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Francis Xavier Church, Newark at 10:30 a.m. The interment will be at Glendale Cemetery , Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Monday, February 8 from 2:00 – 8:00p.m.
Anthony was born in East Orange, NJ and resided in Newark before moving to Warren. He was a Newark Firefighter for 23 years with Engine #28. Anthony was a highly recognized High School Girls Softball Coach at Immaculate Heart Academy, Washington Township in Bergen County.
He is survived by his beloved wife Michele Lobozzo-LaRezza; his devoted daughter Gabriella; his loving brothers Bill LaRezza and his wife Dawn, Joseph LaRezza and his wife Patty and Allen LaRezza and his wife Maria; and also his eight loving nieces.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his honor may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering , P.O. Box 27106, New York, NY 27106, www.mskcc.org.
FF John Dugan
Obituary John Francis Dugan, 61, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at St. Michael's Medical Center, Newark, NJ. John was born in Newark, NJ and a lifelong resident of the Ironbound Section. John was a Firefighter for the City of Newark for 21 years and he served in the US Army. Son of the late Joseph and Eleanor Dugan; beloved husband of Cynthia (Mitchell) Dugan; loving father of Jonathan, Jaclyn, Samantha; dear brother of Tom, Frank and Joe Dugan. John had the kindest soul and was loved by everyone who knew him. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend the Funeral on Thursday, January 28th, at 9am at the Rucki-Bernauer Funeral Home (Buyus Funeral Home), 426 Lafayette St., at Wilson Ave., Newark. Thence to St. Casimir's Church, Newark, where at 10:00 am the Funeral Mass will be offered. Cremation private. Visitation Wednesday, January 27th from 4 – 8pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to charity of your choice, would be greatly appreciated This Online Memorial has been created to commemorate the life of John F. Dugan to add a Tribute in his memory. Please sign "Guestbook" below to add your own memories, reflections or thoughts. - See more at: http://www.buyusfuneralhome.com/.../Newark-NJ/1582976
FF Calvin Hunt (Ret)
Viewing Services for Retired Member Firefighter Calvin Hunt will be as follows:
It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Retired Member Firefighter Calvin Hunt. Firefighter Calvin Hunt passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.
He was appointed to the Newark Fire Department on June 19, 1978. He retired on November 01, 2004.
His first assignment was Roving and then on January 22, 1979, he was transferred on Engine Company 29. On October 12, 1991 to the Division of Investigations / Arson.
Viewing Services will be held on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 1030 hours at the Cotton Funeral Home, located at 1025 Bergen Street, Newark, New Jersey.
Capt. Ray Witte
GOBLE FUNERAL HOME
22 MAIN STREET
SPARTA, NJ 07871
Monday, November 30, 2015
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
ST. JOSEPH'S RC CHURCH
17 ELM STREET
Capt. John Delk
Oct.27,2015 Details pending
FF Kyam Wyatt
Hey guys funeral arrangements for firefighter kyam Wyatt Thursday November 5th
Whigham Funeral Home 580 MLK Boulevard hours 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. fire department
members are excused from 1500 hours to 2100 hours Friday November 6th funeral we
are meeting at Whigham Funeral Home @ 900 hours funeral service members excused
08:00 to 1600 hours is going to be at Metropolitan Baptist Church 149
Springfield Avenue at 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is the mass service then he's going
to to be cremated at the Fairmont Cemetery repast is going to be at Metropolitan
at 1:30 p.m. please give me a list of all the honor guard and pipe band members
that need to be excused so I could do the notice on Monday morning please before
FF Gerald Knight
FF Gerald Knight Details pending
FF Vito Finetti
FF Vito Finetti Details pending
FF Dan Coppola
Daniel F Coppola
Born in Newark on May 17, 1938
Passed away on May 1, 2015 and resided in Toms River, NJ.
Visitation: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Funeral Mass: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Please click on the links above for locations, times, maps, and directions.
Daniel F. Coppola
Beloved Father, Grandfather and Friend, 77
Mr. Daniel F. Coppola, 77, of Toms River, formerly of Newark, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at the New Jersey Firemen's Home, Boonton. The funeral will be conducted from the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Wednesday, May 6th at 9:15am. There will be a funeral mass celebrated at Saint Lucy's Church, Newark, at 10:45am. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 5th from 4:00 - 8:00pm.
Daniel was born in Newark and resided there until moving to Toms River. He first attended Webster Junior School before meeting and marrying his High School sweetheart, Edythe Armillino, where they both attended Barringer High School. Daniel was an outstanding baseball player for his High School team and was subsequently drafted to the Milwaukee Braves farm system, where he played for two years. Soon after he was contracted, he married Edythe and started a family in their hometown of Newark. He became a Newark firefighter in 1961 and was employed for 36 years while gaining the reputation as one of the most dedicated and brave firemen Newark would know. Daniel was the recipient of the prestigious Ballantine Award which is only given to firefighters for their outstanding bravery in the line of duty. Throughout his tenure, Daniel was able to help save numerous individuals while mentoring the next generation of firemen. Beyond his professional career Daniel was an involved father and beloved member of the North Newark community. He would coach the little league teams his sons played on, you could often see him playing pick-up games with the local kids and his sons in the streets or at the school yards. He was a great husband, father, grandfather and friend to those who knew him. Daniel was always seen helping out folks in the neighborhood and doing what it took to provide for his family. He will be remembered and sadly missed by his loving family.
Daniel is survived by his loving sons, Daniel Coppola and his wife Jeanette and Steven Coppola and his wife, Susan, and his ten cherished Grandchildren Darren, Robert, Chris, Nicci, Daniel, Darian, Taylor, Sara, Steven, and Jordyn.
He is predeceased by his cherished wife Edythe (nee Armillino); his son Robert Coppola and his daughter Tina Coppola Albanese
In Lieu of Flowers donations to the New Jersey's Firemen's Home 565 Lathrop Ave, Boonton Township, NJ 07005
FF Dave Bettancourt
Thank you for your condolences. My Sister and I are going to have a Memorial service. We have not set the date as of yet. We are still in Florida, My dad's wishes were for him to be cremated. We are waiting on the Funeral Director. Also we are waiting on the death certificate. I should have an a date before the end of this week on when the memorial service will be. I will keep you posted.
David Bettencourt Jr.
Capt. Carl Duerr
Carl F. Duerr Jr. Newark firefighter, chief of apparatus, Navy veteran, 81 Carl F. Duerr Jr., 81, of Leisure Knoll, Manchester, N.J., died Monday, April 13, at Whiting Healthcare Center, Manchester. Visitation is on Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Oliverie Funeral Home, 2925 Ridgeway Rd., Manchester. The Funeral Liturgy is on Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. John's Church, Lakehurst, N.J., with entombment to follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, N.J. For directions or to send online condolences, please visit our website at oliveriefuneralhome.com. Born and raised in Newark, N.J., Carl lived in Union, N.J., for 30 years, and Port St. Lucie, Fla., for 14 years, before moving to Manchester in 2002. He was a firefighter with the City of Newark for 35 years before retiring in 1992 as chief of apparatus. Carl also served as an instructor at both the New Jersey State Fire College and the National Fire Academy, Emmitsburg, Md. During his career, he received numerous awards, including the Schlesinger Award in 1969, for outstanding service in the line of duty. Carl was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. He was a parishioner of St. John's Church, Lakehurst, serving as an usher at the 7 p.m. Mass, and a Fourth Degree Knight with the McMahon Assembly, serving as a member of Council No. 10022, Leisure Knoll. Carl is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Arlene (Musto) Duerr; two sons and their wives, Michael and Kathy, and Kevin and Sherry; a sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Don Hendrickson; four grandchildren, Justin, Natalie, Alec and Nicole; many nieces, and nephews, and neighbors. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Wounded Warrior Project, 370 7th Ave., Suite 1802, New York, N.Y. 10001.
FF Felix Cardillo
Felix Anthony Cardillo Longtime firefighter with Newark FD, formerly of Union, 89 Felix Anthony Cardillo, 89, of Toms River, N.J., formerly of Union, N.J., passed away on April 9, 2015, at his home. Visitation will take place on Sunday, April 12, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the McCracken Funeral Home, 1500 Morris Ave., Union. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, April 13, at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Spirit Church, Union, with interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J. Felix was born and raised in Newark, N.J., and had resided in Union for 25 years before settling in Toms River. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy. Felix was a firefighter for the Newark Fire Department for 30 years. He received many awards while with the fire department, including the Pabst Valor Award and the 200 Club Award. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine Cardillo; loving father of Michael J. Cardillo and his wife, Sally, and Phillip Cardillo; adoring grandfather of Caitlin Cardillo and Michael Cardillo Jr., and dear brother of Rosemary Cardillo and Anna Quigley. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Felix's name to the Alzheimer's Association , P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.
Capt. Paul Chobey
March 14,2015 Capt. Paul Chobey (Ret) has passed away. He retired 1980.Appointed July 1951 Service was private
FF Art Murphy
Firefighter Art Murphy (Ret) passed away 3/24/15 in Palm Coast Florida. The funeral will be held there
Supervisor Linda Kossup has notified the Office of the Fire
Chief that Retired Fire Director Stanley J. Kossup has passed away this morning.
His family has requested Newark Fire Department Participation(Honor Guards and
Director Kossup was appointed to NFD on March 1, 1959 and
Retired on July 1, 2002. He was appointed as Fire Chief on December 28, 1979
and appointed to Fire Director on April 25, 1988. On April 29, 1991 he was
appointed Fire Director and Fire Chief as per Executive Order No.
Stanley J. Kossup, 81 died at home in Newark.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady Of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect St., South Orange on Fri, March 27th at 10:30 AM. Interment Private. Visitation will be held at Preston Funeral Home 153 South Orange Ave, South Orange on Thursday, 4:00 -8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905 would be appreciated.For more information or to send condolences please visit prestonfuneralhome.net.
Stanley was a lifelong resident of Newark. He received his B.A. at Seton Hall University in 1955 and his Masters in Secondary Education from Seton Hall in 1973. He became a Newark Fire Fighter in 1959, was promoted to Captain in 1963, Batalion Chief in 1968, Deputy Chief in 1973, Fire Chief from 1979 to 1988 and then appointed to Fire Director in 1988 until his retirement in 2002.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years Isabelle Nadwodny Kossup, daughter Deborah MacDonald, three sons Stanley A., Steven J. and Michael A. Kossup. Ten grandchildren and Two great grandchildren. .
FF Stanley Partyka
Stanley Michael “Stashu" Partyka Jr.
March 17, 2015 - 1:01 PM
Stanley Michael “Stashu” Partyka Jr.
March 15, 2015
Stanley Michael “Stashu” Partyka Jr., 61, of Kresgeville, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Palmerton Hospital. He leaves behind a loving daughter, Tara, 21, and a devoted wife of 23 years, Barbara.
Born and raised in Newark, N.J., he was the middle child of the late Violet and Stanley Partyka Sr. He was a firefighter for the city of Newark for 25 years, as well as serving his country in the U.S. Air Force for two years. He enjoyed bird watching, in addition to gardening.
Stanley's innate ability to make strangers feel like family and complete selflessness will be dearly missed. Furthermore, he is survived by his older sister, Elaine of Roselle Park, N.J.
A memorial service will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Kresge Funeral Home, 1763 Route 209, Brodheadsville.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to 126 Vixen Drive, Kresgeville, PA 18333, for his daughter’s college fund.
Kresge Funeral Home
1763 Route 209, Brodheadsville
FF Warren Bongo
Warren J. Bongo, 76, of Verona, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2015.
Relatives and friends may visit with the family at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Ave., Caldwell, on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass will be at St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell on Thursday, March 12 at 10 a.m., followed by the interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.
Born and raised in Newark, Mr. Bongo graduated from Barringer High School, where he played football and was a starter for four years. He lived in North Caldwell for many years before moving to Verona.
An Army veteran stationed in Korea post the Korean War, Warren served with the Newark Fire Department as a fireman for 27 years with Engine No. 27 before retiring in 1992
He was an entrepreneur, generous and thoughtful of others and an avid golfer.
Warren was devoted to his family and will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 49 years Judy (nee DeMeola); loving children, Ron Bongo and his wife, Shea, Allan Bongo and his wife, Elizabeth and Sandra Larkey and her husband, Chris, and seven cherished grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother, Louis Bongo Jr.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105
Capt. Anthony Masterson
Funeral details to follow
Donald R. VreelandAGE: 83 • HolmdelDonald R. Vreeland, 83, of Holmdel, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 13, 2015 at his home. Donald was born on March 15, 1931 in West Orange, and was raised in Leonardo. He lived in Newark, and Keyport, before ultimately settling in Holmdel in 1967. Before retiring, he worked as a fire fighter for Newark Fire Department, Engine #29, where he held the title of Captain. Donald was also a proud veteran of the U.S. Marines, having served during the Korean War.He was predeceased by his parents, Caroll and Mabel (Darnstead) Vreeland, his brother, Kenneth Vreeland, along with his beloved wife, Anita (Howlett) Vreeland. Donald is survived by his loving children, Donald Vreeland Jr. and his wife Barbara of Sicklerville, Terri Schanck of Holmdel, his dear sister in law, Peggy Vreeland, his cherished grandchildren, Eric Vreeland, Andrew Vreeland, Lucas Schanck, and Stephanie Vreeland, along with 5 special nieces, many extended family members, and friends. He will be sadly missed, but never forgotten.Arrangements were entrusted to the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3269 State Rt. 35 N., Hazlet. In respect of Donald's wishes, he will be privately cremated. Donald's cremains will be interred with his wife Anita at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, visit, www.shorepointfh.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/app/obituary.aspx?n=donald-r-vreeland&pid=174174530&fhid=28672#sthash.G8J8cW68.dpuf
FF Ed Coffey
Edward Michael Coffey, 90, of Toms River, NJ passed away Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at home.
Born in the Vailsburg section of Newark, NJ, he lived in Newark before moving to Toms River over 40 years ago.
Edward was a distinguished firefighter for the Newark Fire Department for 38 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the NJ State Retired Policemen & Fireman’s Association Local 8, the FMBA and the NJ Firemen’s Relief Association.
A World War II veteran of the South Pacific, Edward served as a Pharmacist Mate on the USS Clay. He was also a parishioner of St. Justin RC Church, Toms River, and was a proud first-generation Irish-American whose hobbies included listening to Irish, country and patriotic music; gardening; and crabbing in Seaside Park and Island Heights.
Edward was predeceased by his son, Kevin, in 1973. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Dorothy T. (nee Mayer), his 6 children: Kathleen Coffey of Pennington, Maryann Coffey of Forked River, Dennis Coffey and his wife Dona of West Long Branch, Corinne Kyriazis of North Carolina, Michael Coffey and his wife Dawn of Kansas, Maureen Coffey and her companion Don O'Neill of Toms River; 6 grandchildren, Michael Coffey and his wife Ashley, Joseph Pieretti, Kevin Coffey, Sean Coffey, Elizabeth Hagenmaier and her husband Jude, and Jonathan Coffey.
The family will receive friends on Sunday 2/8 from 2:00 - 6:00 pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 995 Fischer Blvd., Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Monday 2/9 at 9:30 am at St. Justin RC Church, Toms River. Burial to follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Associaton at www.mda.org
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
FF Martin Liskowitz
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Mrs. Sharon Fornuto has informed the Fire Chief's Office that Retired F/F Martin
Litowitz has passed away last night. The family has requested NFD Participation
at his Graveside Funeral Services, which will be held this Sunday, January 25,
2015 most like between 11:00 am and 1:00pm. She can be reached at work until
11:00am at phone no. 609-652-4502 and then on her cell after that at
FF Bill Glagola
William Glagola, Jr., Entered into eternal rest peacefully at home on Sunday, January 18, 2015. He was 76 years old.
Private funeral services were under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Avenue Harrison, NJ 07029. For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.mulliganfh.com.
Born and raised in Newark, NJ, William moved to Harrison in 1970. He was a firefighter with the Newark Fire Department for 41 years retiring in 2003.
He was a member of the NJ State Firemen’s Benevolent Association and Retired Police & Firemen’s Association. He was also a member of the Teamster’s Union.
He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
William is survived by his loving daughter Eileen Winkleblech and her husband Vincent, his cherished grandsons Zachary, Cameron and Erik, his dear sister Veronica LaBrutto. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his wife Sharon (Reed) Glagola (1998) and his son William Glagola, III (1994).
FF Burnell Henry
Visitation Monday, January 19 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM 2nd Baptist Church of Rahway 378 E. Milton Avenue Rahway, NJ Get Directions Book Travel to Service Funeral Service Tuesday, January 20 11:00 AM 2nd Baptist Church of Rahway 378 E. Milton Avenue Rahway, NJ Get Directions Book Travel to Service Interment Tuesday, January 20 New Jersey Veterans Cemetery Arneytown, NJ
Capt. Jack Sharkey
Captain Jack Sharkey Passed away and the family is having a
mass only at Our Lady of Lourdes in West Orange at 11AM on Saturday the 17th of
January. Location Main St and Eagle Rock ave.
Jacks last assignment was Engine 1 and retired I believe 1978 or 80.
FF Ray Durkin
Funeral arrangements for Essex County Democrat Raymond Durkin have been set for next week.
A wake is scheduled to occur on Sunday from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in South Orange, according to Durkin's family.
A mass is scheduled to occur on Monday at 11 a.m. at the same church
FF Dick MacAvoy
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RICHARD MACAVOY Obituary
Richard 'Dick' L. MacAvoy Richard "Dick" L. MacAvoy of The Hideout, Lake Ariel, Pa., died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Commonwealth Hospice at Regional Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, 150 Terrace St., Honesdale, Pa. Friends may call Tuesday from 3 to 7 p.m. in the James Wilson Funeral Home, 143 Gravity Rd., Lake Ariel. For directions or to send the family an online condolence, visit jameswilsonfuneralhome.com. Born in Newark, N.J., Dick was a son of the late Louis A. and Alice Guidera MacAvoy. He was predeceased by his first wife, Joan, who died in 1972, and brothers, Joseph and Paul. He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Meaden; daughter, Cathy DiFabio and husband, Joseph, of Clark, N.J.; stepson, Michael Palella of Sea Girt, N.J.; stepdaughters, Concetta Palella of Phoenix, Ariz., and Laura Bazarian and husband, Andrew, of Hong Kong, China; grandchildren, Cayla, Cathleen, and Carolyn DiFabio, Dina Cintura, Alyssa Palella and Michael Palella Jr., Drew, Alexandra, and Christian Bazarian; sister, Mary Ellen Kenealy of Spring Lake, N.J.; and several nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Make-A-Wish FoundationAdvertisement , www.wish.org, or the Wounded Warrior Project, www. woundedwarriorproject.org.
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Tom, was informed that Erwin Burchardt passed away yesterday 11/23/14 in North Carolina. He was appointed 6/1947 and retired 3/1982. BC 2
Capt. Mike Kelly
Nov. 10,2014 Details pending
Capt. Frank Dalton
Captain Frank P. Dalton - passed on 10/27/14
January 1, 1963 - retired February 1, 1993
First assignment was Engine 4/Tour3
Last assignment was Engine 10/Tour 3
Family has asked for Fire Department participation including honor guards. Funeral home is:
John F. Pfleger Funeral Home
115 Tindall Road
Middletown, NJ 07748
Viewing is Thursday October 30, 2014 2-4 and 7-9
Mass is Friday, October 31, 2014 @ 9:15am at:
St. Mary's Church
19 Cherry Tree Farm Road
Middletown, NJ 07748
(in the parking lot of Mater Dei Prep High School)
Reginald M Evelyn Obituary
Date of Birth:
Saturday, February 22nd, 1930
Date of Death:
Sunday, October 19th, 2014
Lohman Funeral Home Port Orange
1201 Dunlawton Ave.
Port Orange, Florida, UNITED STATES
Reginald M. Evelyn, of Port Orange passed away on Sunday Oct 19th, 2014. His transition was peaceful with his family by his side. He was 84 yrs. old.
He was born on Feb 22, 1930, in Newark, NJ. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and was trained with the esteemed,
555th Parachute infantry. In September of 1957 he was appointed to Newark Fire dept. He achieved his associates degree in fire science 1974 and went on to develop a fire safety program for the hearing impaired a few years later.
He retired from the fire dept. in 1983 with the stellar rank of captain.
He moved to sunny Florida in 1992, where he enjoyed travel ( amazing trip to Paris ) bowling, swimming and most of all relaxing.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Cleeland and Iris. His three brothers, Carl, Eddie and Clifford. and two sisters, Irene and Virgene. His is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mildred and two sons, Steven and Kevin.
A daughter-in-law, Janice, grand daughters, NaDieya, DaNnesia and DanElle and two grandsons, Danny and Dannius Reginald M. Evelyn, of Port Orange passed away on Sunday Oct 19th, 2014. His transition was peaceful with his family by his side. He was 84 yrs. old.
FF Ted Hartman
Tuesday, October 21
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brewer & Sons Funeral Home
280 Mariner Boulevard Spring Hill, FL 34609
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Wednesday, October 22
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St Joan of Arc Catholic Church
13485 Spring Hill Drive Spring Hill, FL 34609 heodore Richard Hartman, age 77, passed away October 15, 2014. He was born on June 17, 1937 in Newark, New Jersey the son of Theodore and Elizabeth (Foster) Hartman. He was a retired Newark firefighter, an United States Air Force veteran, a member of St. Joan of Arc Church, and an active member of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Theodore was an artist and a former member of the Spring Hill Art League. Theodore is survived by his loving wife, Pat; 4 children, Kathleen McCabe (Michael) of Cookstown, NJ; Patricia Hinds (Randy) of Parlin, NJ; Thomas (Deb) of Palm Coast, FL; and Christine Libell of Spring Hill, FL, 7 grandchildren, Christopher & Lauren Hinds, Kaitlyn, Meghan, & Kelly McCabe, and Kelsey & Emily Libell, and 1 great grandchild, Gwendolyn Davis. He is also survived by 2 brothers, Robert & Kenneth, sister, Ann and loving family and friends. Gathering, will be held October 21 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 at 280 Mariner Boulevard. Funeral Mass will be held October 22 at 11:00 am at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers please make donations to St. Vincent de Paul.
FF Paul Cowen
Home: Toms River, NJ
Date of Death: October 5, 2014
Place of Birth: Newark, NJ
Birthdate: April 23, 1936
Paul J. Cowen, 78, of Toms River, passed away, Sunday, October 5, 2014.
Born and raised in Newark, he lived in Point Pleasant for thirty-two years, before moving to Toms River four years ago.
Paul was retired from the City of Newark Fire Department and was a veteran of the United States Army.
He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Kaitlin.
Surviving are his wife, of fifty-one years, Marie Klein Cowen; son, Paul R. Cowen of Brick and daughter, Corinne Cowen of Vineland.
Cremation will be held privately
For online condolences to the family please visit www.pableevertzfuneralhome.com
FF Alex Credidio
Alexander R. Credidio died on September 23, 2014 at his home in Manalapan. He was 91 years old. Alexander was born and raised in Newark and has lived in Iselin, Garwood, Monroe Twp. and most recently Manalapan. He served in a US Naval Special Operations Unit in the China, Burma and India Theatre of Operations during WWII. He was a firefighter for the city of Newark Fire Department for 27 years. He began his career serving in Engine Co. 2 and retired in 1983 from Engine Co. 19. Alexander was preceded in death by his wife Madeline M. (Brescia) Credidio (2009). He is survived by his son Alexander T. Credidio and his wife Barbara Criscuolo of Manalapan, his daughter Sharon A. Leyva and her husband Lou of Manalapan, 3 grandchildren: Jaclyn and Janelle Leyva and Jenifer Credidio, 3 step-grandchildren and many other extended family members. A funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10am on Friday September 26, 2014 at St. Michael's RC Church – 40 Alden St., Cranford, NJ 07016. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery – Westfield. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, Inc. 205 Rhode Hall Rd. Monroe Twp., NJ 08831, www.demarcofuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers and for those who desire memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project – www.woundedwarriorproject.org. - See more at: http://www.demarcofuneralhome.com/obituary/Alexander-R.-Credidio/Manalapan-NJ/1422171#sthash.OpPwQce2.dpuf
FF Augustine Emposimato
Newark firefighter and Navy veteran, 81
Augustine Emposimato, 81, of Whiting, N.J., passed away on Aug. 12, 2014.
Viewing will be on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville, N.J. 08721. Funeral will be Saturday at 8:30 a.m. in the funeral home before celebrating a 9:30 a.m. Funeral Mass at Saint Barnabas Church in Bayville, N.J.
Born and raised in Newark, N.J., Mr. Emposimato lived in Nutley, N.J., prior to moving to Whiting in 2006.
He retired from the City of Newark Fire Department in 1984 with over 25 years of service. Later, he worked in the maintenance department of West Essex High School.
He proudly served his country in Operation Castle, the testing of thermal nuclear weapons, in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.
Mr. Emposimato was predeceased by his wife of 47 years, MaryAnn, in 2011.
Surviving are his two daughters, Janine Delli Santi and husband, Michael, and Monica Giansanti; three grandchildren, Michael, Allison and Daniel, and a sister, Olga O’Mara.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Somebody Cares, Inc., 48 Schoolhouse Rd., Whiting, N.J. 08759.
BC Albert Payne
Albert R. Payne
September 14, 1930 - August 7, 2014
Albert R. Payne, 83, passed away August 7, 2014 at his residence in Lakewood. Mr. Payne was born in Newark moving to Maplewood for 33 years before settling in Lakewood for the past 14 years. He worked for the Newark Fire Department, retiring as a Battalion Chief after 31 years of service. Albert was an active member of the New Jersey FMBA. He was an avid painter and enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and brother-in-law and will be greatly missed by all. Mr. Payne is predeceased by his brother William E. Payne. Albert is survived by his wife of 60 years, Madeline, three sons, Jeffrey Payne and his wife Silvia, Mark Payne and Christopher Payne and his wife Luann, four grandchildren, Nicole Payne, Amanda Payne, Krisann Binetti, and Nicole Binetti, sister, Jean Rosensteel and her husband Phil, and sister-in-law, Polly Payne. Friends may call Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 2-6 pm at the D'Elia Funeral Home Rt. 70 & Vermont Ave. Lakewood, NJ 08701. Cremation will be private.
Capt. Anthony Garcia
Anthony "TG" Garcia
Anthony "TG" Garcia 91, of Manahawkin, died on Thursday July 3, 2014 at Barnegat Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Barnegat.
The funeral mass will be on Tuesday July 8, 2014 at St. Theresa Church in Kenilworth, at 10 am. Interment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia. Visitation will be on Monday from 3-7 pm at the Galante Funeral Home 2800 Morris Avenue in Union .
Born in Newark, he lived in the Ironbound Section of Newark and Boca Raton, Fla. before moving to Manahawkin 5 years ago. He was a former Fire Captain for the City of Newark for 25 years, before retiring 45 years ago. He also was a veteran of the US Navy serving in WWII.
Anthony was married to his late wife Emma Garcia (nee Monaco) for 62 years until she died in 2009. He is the father of Eugenia A. Schaffren and her husband Joe, and the late Anthony G. Garcia, and is the grandfather of Brandon Garcia and his wife Raquel, as well as the great grandfather of Anthony Gerard. He is also survived by his nieces, nephews, and many friends.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers that
Charitable donations may be made in Anthony's memory to the following organization:
American Cancer Society
986 South Springfield Avenue Springfield, N.J. 07081
FF Joe DiNardo
Korean war vet
Joseph J. Dinardo
Born in Newark, NJ on Mar. 31, 1933
Passed away on Jun. 20, 2014 and resided in Nutley, NJ.
Visitation: Sunday, Jun. 22, 2014
Funeral Mass: Monday, Jun. 23, 2014
Cemetery: Glendale Chapel Mausoleum
Please click on the links above for locations, times, maps, and directions.
Joseph J. Dinardo
Retired Newark Firefighter
Beloved Son, Father, Brother and Grandfather, 81
Mr. Joseph J. Dinardo, 81, of Nutley, passed away on Friday, June 20, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. The funeral will be conducted from the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Monday, June 23 at 8:45a.m. There will be a Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Lucy's Church , Newark at 10:00 a.m. The interment will be at Glendale Chapel Mausoleum , Bloomfield. Visitation will be on Sunday, June 22 from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Mr. Dinardo was born in Newark and resided in Nutley for 11 years. He was a Newark firefighter, Park Avenue, Engine #15 for 37 years before retiring in 1998. He served honorably in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his devoted children, Joseph A. Dinardo and his wife Connie, Jerry Dinardo and his wife Carmen, Anthony Dinardo, and Stefanie Prina and her husband George; his beloved mother Geraldine (nee Ciccone) Dinardo; his loving brothers and sisters, Ernie Dinardo, Furio Dinardo, Mary Lipani and Celia Cotugno; his cherished grandchildren Erica, Gary, Joseph, Sarina and Vincent; his longtime loving companion Marie Davis; and the mother of his children Mary Ann (nee Stefanelli) Dinardo.
Mr. Dinardo was predeceased by his father Furio Dinardo and his brother John Dinardo.
FF Bill Quirk
William “Bill” J. Quirk, 90, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2014. Bill was born and raised in Newark and was a US Army Veteran before serving 35 years as a member of the Newark Fire Department. He enjoyed reading the Star-Ledger every day, watching football on Sundays and visits with his family. Bill was a proud Irishman and considered St. Patrick’s Day a national holiday. The family would like to thank the staff at the NJ Firemen’s Home in Boonton for the compassionate care Bill received while residing there for the past 3 years.
Bill is survived by his children Constance Cohen, her husband Russ, Michael Quirk, his wife Penelope, Patricia Frankoski, her husband Stan, Lawrence Quirk his wife Joan, and the mother of his children, Betty. Proud grandfather of Stanley, Brian, Stephen, Leah, Mary and Emily.
Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home 210 Ridgedale Ave. Florham Park on Wednesday, June 4th from 9-10:30am followed by a mass at Holy Family Church in Florham Park at 11am. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Hank Przybylowicz
Hank Przybylowicz 9:53am Jun 1
William J. Quirk was born February 21, 1923. Bill was appointed initially as a temporary fireman, and dismissed from that position on March 17, 1947. He was then appointed to the NFD on July 1, 1948, was given Badge #459, and initially assigned to Engine 18. His assignment was then changed to Engine 6. At some point between 1948 and 1954, he transferred to Engine 18. On September 8, 1954, he transferred to Engine 17. and on March 1, 1961, to Truck 7. Between 1961 and 1970, he went to Truck 5, where he remained until January 22, 1979, when he went to Engine 26. However, after less than a month there, he went back to Truck 5, on February 19. Bill retired on July 1, 1984 after 36 years of service.
FF Fred Schmitz
Was notified of the passing of F/F Fred Schmitz on 5/23/14. He was appointed on 3/1959 and retired in 1984. No other info available.
FF Richard Steinheim
1919 - 2014 | Obituary | Condolences
Richard Steinheim Obituary
Richard E. Steinheim, 94, of Spring Lake, N.J., passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Sunrise Assisted Living at Wall.
Richard was born and raised in Irvington, N.J., graduating from Irvington High School before entering the U.S. Navy. He proudly served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy and then was transferred to the U.S. Marine Corps serving in the Seabees.
He resided in Newark, N.J., following Irvington and then relocated to his home in Spring Lake in 1959, where he lived until the time of his passing.
After his honorable discharge, he went on to serve the Newark Fire Department as a firefighter until his retirement. Following his military service, he went on to a life of volunteerism for both civic and military service groups.
He was a founding and lifetime member of the VFW Post No. 1851, Newark, and had served as the post commander. He also served in the First Marine Division Association. He was also recently inducted into the World War II Museum in Washington, D.C.
He was on the board of directors of NJASTA, served as the lieutenant governor for the New Jersey Kiwanis Club, and secretary for the Manasquan Kiwanis Club.
As a Spring Lake resident, he was a life member of Spring Lake Fire Department No. 1, a member of the board of trustees, and the oldest surviving member of the Spring Lake Fire Department No. 1.
He was also the secretary/treasurer of Allaire Travel, the agency he operated along with his late wife, Evelyn.
Richard was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn Burnett Steinheim, in August 2008; parents, Louis and Catherine Rudat Steinheim; his brother, Emil, and his two sisters, Catherine Stanley and Carolyn Kenyon.
He is survived by his devoted daughter, Lisa Steinheim-Adams and husband, Cliff Adams, of Spring Lake Heights, N.J., and his sister, Mildred Evans of Brick, N.J.
In keeping with his wishes, all services will be private, with inurnment in the columbarium at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Rd., Wrightstown Borough (Arneytown), N.J.
In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation in Richard's memory to either the United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment, Attn: Charitable Giving Coordinator, 1998 Hill Ave., Quantico, Va. 22134, firstname.lastname@example.org, or New Jersey Mission of Honor for Cremains of American Veterans, P.O. Box 149, Lodi, N.J. 07644; make checks payable to New Jersey Mission of Honor.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O'Brien Funeral Home, Wall, N.J. For further information or to forward condolences to the family, please visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.
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DC Robert L. Higgins
April 16,2014 No details as yet. Appt. 7/1/55 Ret. 11/1/80
Robert L. HigginsAGE: 83 • Cliffwood Beach/Old BridgeRobert L. Higgins, 83, of Cliffwood Beach/Old Bridge area, passed away, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. He was born in Orange, NJ and resided in the Vailsburg section of Newark until 1958. He retired in 1980, after 25 years of service, as Chief of Operations with the Newark Fire Department. Robert was a life member and two term president with the Laurence Harbor Fire Department; a life member with the State Exempt Firemen's Association; and member of the NJ State Fire Chiefs Association; a member and past president of the Laurence Harbor Lion's Club; a member of the St. Joseph's Knights of Columbus Council; manager and past president of the Laurence Harbor Little League; Scout Master with Troop #92, Laurence Harbor; coach of the St. Lawrence CYO Basketball; coach of the Cliffwood Beach Soccer League; and manager and treasurer of the Mid-Madison Girls Softball League. He was a staff sergeant in the Army National Guard. He was a parishioner and head usher with St. Lawrence RC Church, Laurence Harbor.Robert was predeceased by his beloved wife, Joanne M. (Maguire) Higgins in 1994; and his brother, Richard Higgins. He is survived by his loving children, Thais Fairlie and husband Don of Fredericksburg, VA; Joyce Zarro and husband Michael of Springfield; Alison Ludwig and husband Bill of Howell; Jeanne Cook and husband Joe Schiettino of Manchester; and Robert Higgins, Jr. and wife Cathy of Jackson; his fiancée, Mary E. Guisti of Cliffwood Beach; ten cherished grandchildren, Eileen, Brian, Kelly, Kaitlyn, James, Emily, Anna, Zachary, Alexander and Sean; and one precious great granddaughter, Laila.Family and friends are invited Monday, April 21, 2014, from 3-8PM at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735; and Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9AM at the funeral home, with a 10AM Mass at St. Lawrence RC Church, Laurence Harbor. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Robert's memory to the St. Labre Indian School, Ashland, MT 59004 or their website www.stlabre.org. To post an online condolence to the family or for directions to the funeral home, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.com. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/app/
FF Raymond Shea
It is with deep regret to announce the death of FF Raymond Shea (Ret). Father of FF Thomas Shea.
FF Raymond A. Shea served his country in WWII volunteering Aug. 25, 1942 until Dec. 4, 1945. He served on the Battleship USS Indiana which fought in 12 major battles in the Paciffic. Badge# 452 was appt June 1947. He was assigned to 2 Squadron @ 7 Eng. he served 30 yrs retiring out of Eng. 9 tour 4. After retirement F.f Shea became Deacon Shea being ordained Dec. 12. 1976...he served as deacon 35yrs until health prohibited his service..he died peacefully @ home w. his loving wife Eleanor of 61yrs. He is the father of FF Thomas Shea.
William Burkhardt Obituary
Monday, April 21, 2014
4:00pm - 8:30pm
Family Funeral Care
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
10:00am - 11:00am
Holy Cross Catholic Church
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In Memory of
William R Burkhardt
October 18, 1947 - April 14, 2014
Bill quietly passed away at home on 4-14-2014. He was 66 years old. He is predeceased in death by his parents, Richard & Margaret Burkhardt, a brother Gary & a son John. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Helen, sons Erik of Orlando, William Jr & his wife Kimberly of Iselin NJ, a daughter Barbara Punderson & her husband James of Kissimmee. He is also survived by a brother Kevin of Westfield NJ, sisters Gail Mercado of Waretown NJ & Joan Fafinski of S. Plainfield NJ, & 4 grandchildren. William was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam conflict. He worked 25 years & retired at the...
Bill quietly passed away at home on 4-14-2014. He was 66 years old. He is predeceased in death by his parents, Richard & Margaret Burkhardt, a brother Gary & a son John. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Helen, sons Erik of Orlando, William Jr & his wife Kimberly of Iselin NJ, a daughter Barbara Punderson & her husband James of Kissimmee. He is also survived by a brother Kevin of Westfield NJ, sisters Gail Mercado of Waretown NJ & Joan Fafinski of S. Plainfield NJ, & 4 grandchildren.
William was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam conflict. He worked 25 years & retired at the rank of Captain on the Newark, NJ Fire Department.
A viewing will be held at Family Funeral Care located at 13001 S. John Young Parkway Orlando FL. On 4-21 from 4-8:30pm and a mass will be held at Holy Cross located at 12600 Marsfield Ave Orlando, FL on 4-22 at 10:00am. In Lieu of flowers please make a donation to the ASPCA of Orlando FL.
FF Scottie Jenkins
Funeral service for Scottie Jenkins will be on Monday Mar.24, 3-8 PM O'Boyle Funeral Home 309 Broad St. Bloomfield, NJ
Capt. Gene Doherty
On March 17, 2014 brother Gene joined St. Patrick
on the other side. The best of the Dohertys left us
to marvel at his legacy. Born 3/28/28 he was a paratrooper
but the war ended. Joined the Fire dept. 4/1 51 at $ 2,800
per year and worked at 23 Eng., 15 Eng., driving 2 B/C Casey,
Eng. 20 and then Captain of Eng. 20. As Joe Cahill ( He was
Evan in Lincoln Playground ) of Salvage 1 ( Congress St. ) told
me 20 Eng. was the best company on the third tour. Why ?
Joe Hopkins, Bob Dunbar, John Friery, Rocco Pigaro and
Artie Malanga. Each deserves a separate write up. After
a stint in the Arson squad Gene went to the fire boat where
he took details so that the light duty firefighters didn't
have to leave. A Brothers brother, a mans man, a firefighters
fighter, How lucky to have you as a brother, Love, Bob
Funeral Mass for Capt. Gene Doherty (Ret)
There will be a Funeral Mass on Saturday, 3/22/14 at 1000
at Saint Catherine's Church
10 North Pocono Road
Mountain Lakes, NJ
Route 46 to the Boulevard ( traffic light) go to first traffic
light- Church is on the left corner.
Capt. Francis J. Oakley
Francis J. Oakley Jr.
Francis J. Oakley, Jr.
AGE: 79 • Colonia
Francis J Oakley, Jr. died Monday at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital @ Rahway.
Mr. Oakley was born in Elizabeth resided in Newark moving to Colonia in 1964. Francis proudly served our country in the Navy during the Korean War.
He was a Fire Captain for the Newark Fire Department for over 25 years retiring in 1985. Frank was a member of the Newark Fire Officers Association, a union rep for Newark Fire Department, Founding 3rd degree member of the St John Vianney Knights of Columbus, Colonia, and member of the VFW Post 6061 of Colonia.
Surviving is his wife 54 years Elaine Oakley, his children Mary Elizabeth Schleck and her husband Bill of Colonia and Paul Oakley and his wife Lisa of Egg Harbor Twsp. Also 5 loving grandchildren Danielle, Kaitlyn, Ryan, Christopher and Matthew.
Visitation Thursday 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the Gosselin Funeral Home 660 New Dover road Edison. Funeral Services Friday 9:45am at the funeral home followed by a 10:45 am Mass at St John Vianney RC Church, Colonia. Entombment St Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia
Published in Home News Tribune on Mar. 12, 2014
Capt. Ralph DePaul
Jan. 25,2014 details pending
Ralph V. DePaul, born October 2, 1918, was appointed to the NFD on March 16, 1947, given Badge #169, and assigned to Engine 2. On July 30, 1950, he was transferred to Deputy 2, where he acted as Aide to Deputy Chief Burns. In 1951, he transferred to Engine 7, where he remained until January 10, 1954, when he was assigned to Battalion 1 as Battalion Chief Butterly's Aide. On March 1, 1959, he was promoted to Captain and assigned to Engine 11. In 1960, he moved over to Truck 11, remaining there until 1976, when he was temporarily detailed to Special Services. In 1978, his detail was made permanent, and he remained there until his retirement on June 1 1980, after over 33 years of service. Ralph was a WW2 vet
Firefighter Jos. A. Lardiere
Jan. 23,2014 Details pending
Joseph A. Lardiere was born December 26, 1942. He was appointed to the NFD November 16, 1970, and assigned Badge #464. On December 4, 1970, he was assigned to Engine 5, where he remained until April, 1979, when he went to the Arson Squad. On June 13, 1988, he transferred to the Training Academy from Engine 10, to which he had transferred sometime prior. Joe retired November 30, 1998.
FF Eugene Quigley
Jan.21,2014 Viewing Shore Point FH Rt. 35 Hazlet, NJ 2-4 7-9 Friday 1/24/14
Gene was appointed to the NFD on June 19, 1978 and assigned as a rover. On January 22, 1979, he was assigned to Engine 18, where he remained until he became a 4th Battalion Chief's Aide, on January 25, 1991. On January 27, 1992, he transferred to Truck 9, and then to the Training Academy/Fireboat, on October 1, 1992. On July 20, 2004, Gene transferred to Truck 6, and then to Special Services, on January 15, 2007, where he remained until his retirement in 2010.
Capt. Donald J. Kraemer
Visitation Dec.20,2013 6-9 PM Steven Priola FH Parsippany, NJ
Service Saturday St. Stevens Church Parsippany,NJ 11 AM
FF Harry Dittler
Harry L. DittlerAGE: 91 • Stafford TownshipHarry L. Dittler, 91, passed away on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, after a brief illness. Harry was a World War II veteran, recipient of the Purple Heart and a retired Newark City Fireman. He moved to Long Beach Island with his late wife, Betty in 1974, where they resided until moving to Stafford Township in 2006. Harry enjoyed late night pizza, Thunderbird Bowling leagues and lunch dates. He is survived by his two daughters, Dorothy Dittler and Kathy Minto, both of Stafford Township; and his grandchildren, David and Amanda Minto. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Brant Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cedar Run Assembly of God Food Pantry, 562 Route 9 South, Cedar Run, NJ 08092. Arrangements were made under the direction of Ocean County Cremation Service, 206 Lacey Road, Forked River. Harry was born April 7, 1922, and appointed to the NFD on March 16, 1947, when her was given Badge #169 and assigned to Engine 18. In 1947, or 1948, he was sent to Truck 10 on a temporary detail and then transferred to Truck 5 on September 6, 1953, where he remained until March 1, 1959, when he went to Engine 18. On September 28, 1959, he was temporarily detailed to Truck 5, which became permanent in 1960. On October 11, 1965, he transferred to Truck 9, and then became an Aide to Deputy 1. Harry retired May 1, 1975 after 28 years of service.
May he rest in eternal peace in our Father's loving embrace.
A tip o' the ol' high eagle leather to Joe Sperli for the bio info.
DC Ed Chrystal
The viewing for D/C Ed Chrystal, NFD (ret.) will be on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 from 1400 to 1800hrs. Arrangements are by the Galante Funeral Home, Morris Ave., Union, N.J. At this time the family has requested the Pipe Band (1600 hrs.) and the Mack be present. Internment will be Monday, 11/4 and will be private.
FF Henry Carr
Oct.10,2013 FD participation requested
F/F Henry Carr (Father of F/F Delwin Carr)
Viewing will be at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 159 Springfield Ave, Newark, NJ Thurs. from 4-8. Please be there in dress uniform at 1500 until 2200.
The funeral service will be on Friday, October 18, 2013 beginning at 11am. Please be at the Metropolitan Baptist Church at 1000. Cemetery is Evergreen, Repast will be at Metropolitan Baptist Church following cemetery
FF Gene Brenner
Oct.8,2013 The Mass for F/F Eugene Brenner has been tentatively scheduled for Saturday October 26th, 1000hrs. at St.Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, Central Ave.and Washington St. Full Fire Department participation has been requested by the family. It is kindly requested that those members attending, both active and retired, be in full dress uniform. Details to follow. Any member wishing to participate in the liturgical procession as an alter server or in any other capacity can contact B/C Jack Doll, NFD (ret.) at the number below.
From: Jack Doll
FF Dave Harris
It is with deep regret we announce the death of retired firefighter David Harris. Firefighter Harris was appointed to the Newark Fire Department on 7/10/192 retired 11/1/2004 with 33 years of service. His last assignment was Special Service.
Funeral arrangements are as follows;
Viewing 1600 -2000 Friday October 4th at Farmers Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Avenue, Roseland NJ.
Church Service 1000 Saturday October 5th at Saint Antonitis Church, South Orange Avenue, Newark NJ.
Repass – 1230 at The Hanover Manor, East Hanover NJ
FIRE DEPARTMENT PARTICIPATION IS REQUESTED;
Honor Guard information call FF Dane Rispioli 908-244-1083
Band Information call FF Ray Montalvo 201-306-9967
Capt. Harry Uhude
Buyus F.H. 426 Lafayette St. Newark Thursday Sept.5,2013 7-9 PM
Mass Friday 1000 Church of the Epiphany (Holy Trinity) 207 Adams St. Newark
FF Ernest J. Sharkey
Date of Death:
August 26, 2013
February 12, 1926
Place of Birth:
Friday, August 30, 2013 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Funeral Home
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Born in Trenton, NJ, he was the son of the late Andrew J and Anna (Lada) Sharkey. Ernest grew up in Harrison and lived in Newark until 1969 when he moved to Whitehouse Station.
He was a member of the U.S. Coast Guard aboard the troop transport U.S.S. Scott and served during WWII in the South Pacific, China, and India. He was employed by Driver Harris Co. in Harrison, NJ and then became a Newark firefighter for Engine 19 until his retirement in 1988.
Ernest is survived by his wife, Pat Sharkey and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with the family on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Kearns Funeral Home Ltd, 103 Old Highway, Whitehouse, NJ 08888
Ernest was a great dog lover. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to an animal shelter of your choice.
For more information or to send condolences please visit www.kearnsfuneralhome.com
FF Anthony D'Addario
Anthony D’Addario, 87, formerly of East Hanover, passed away peacefully on August 20, 2013. US Marine Veteran during WWII and retired from the Newark Fire Department after 30 years of service. Devoted father of Rochelle Sutton and her husband Daniel. Loving grandfather of Samantha. Dear brother of Paul, Salvatore and Grace. Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home 210 Ridgedale Ave. Florham Park on Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral on Friday assembling at 8:45am followed by a mass at St. Rose of Lima Church in Florham Park at 9:45am. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
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FF Curtis Moore
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Curtis Moore, a Maplewood, N.J. resident, formerly of Newark, N.J., passed peacefully on Monday, Aug. 12. Visitation will be held at Woody "Home For Services", 163 Oakwood Ave., Orange, N.J. on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 4 to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, Aug. 19, at 11 a.m. Curtis was predeceased by his parents, Maggie and John Moore, and his brothers, Bernard and John. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Betty Ann (Kee); children, Curtis Moore, Cheryl Wingo; son-in-law, Bill Wingo; grandchildren, Raven and Tracey Wingo; Curtis Royal Moore and niece, Arlene Steward.
Published in Star-Ledger on August 15, 2013 .
FF Phil Reilly
It is with regret to announce the death of Firefighter Phil Reilly, 62, yesterday July 4,2013. He was appointed 1972. The wake will be at Shooks Funeral Home 486 Pompton Ave. (Rt.23) Cedar Grove NJ 1600 to 2000 hours on Sunday July 7,2013
FF Robert C. Miller
Robert C. Miller age 82, of Atlantic Highlands died Monday, July 1, 2013 at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune. Born in East Orange he lived in the Bayshore area most of his life.
He was a Firefighter employed by Newark Fire Department for many years before his retirement.
He served his country honorably in the Korean War in the Navy. He was a member of the American Legion C. Eugene Allen Post in Atlantic Highlands.
He is survived by his wife Evelyn, Son Stephen Miller and his wife Doreen, Son Robert J. Miller, a brother Albert Miller, Grandchildren Tiffany, Stephen, Mackenzie and Robert Miller, and Great grandchildren Sophie and Bentley Pajewski.
Family and friends are invited to call at the John P. Condon Funeral Home in Leonardo on Sunday July 7, from 2-4:30 pm. A funeral service will be held at 4:30 at the funeral home. The Burial services will be private.
DC Albert Lasso
Albert S. Lasso, 81, long-time resident of East Hanover, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2013. Al was a US Navy Veteran during the Korean Conflict, the former Deputy Chief of the Newark Fire Department, a realtor, real estate investor, entrepreneur and founder of Lasso Realty. He loved to travel and lived for his family that he loved so dearly. The love for his wife Rose, of 59 years, was seen by all as they were known as the cutest couple around during their daily restaurant visits. Devoted and dedicated father of Al Lasso, his wife Doreen, the late Jerry Lasso and his wife Lisa. Loving grandfather of the joys of his life, Michael, Michelle, Nicholas, Alexa and Gerard. Dear brother of Mary Ryan. Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home 210 Ridgedale Ave. Florham Park on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral on Saturday assembling at 8:45am followed by a mass at St. Rose of Lima Church in East Hanover at 9:45am. Entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Multiple Myeloma Society.
FF Harry Taylor
Harry E. Taylor Jr.
Harry E. Taylor Jr., 75, of Toms River, N.J., passed away on Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Community Medical Center in Toms River. Visitation will be on Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Ave., Lakewood, N.J. 08701. His funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. in the funeral home. For further information or to post a tribute online, please visit www.deliafuneralhome.com. Harry was born on July 14, 1937, in Irvington, N.J. He was raised in Newark, N.J., and had resided in Union, N.J., and Irvington, N.J., before moving to the Homestead Run section of Toms River 26 years ago. He was a career fireman who served the City of Newark for over 28 years before retiring in 1988. Harry was a member of the F.M.B.A. of Toms River, and he was fan of the N.Y. Giants and N.Y. Yankees. Son of the late Elizabeth and Harry E. Taylor Sr., Harry is survived by his wife of 28 years, Florence; two children, Robert Taylor, of Lakewood, and Donna Howarth and her husband, John of Florham Park, N.J.; two stepchildren, John J. Appleyard of West Orange, N.J., and his fiancee, Margarite DeCarlo, and Robert J. Appleyard of Clark, N.J., and his fiancee, Gaye Zengari; two sisters, Joan Flammia, of Manalapan, N.J., and June Squillaro and her husband, Joseph, of Normandy Beach, N.J.; a brother, Robert E. Taylor, of South Mantoloking, N.J.; three brothers-in-law, Joseph Gerdes, Timothy Gerdes and his wife, Nancy, and Michael Gerdes; three sisters-in-law, Margaret Lee, Shelia Mahon, and Alvina Martens; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , 3076 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, N.J. 08648.
Published in Star-Ledger on April 17, 2013
FF Roger T. Williams
Wake is at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home in Livingston,NJ,,,Sunday the 14th from 1400 to 1800 hours. Funeral is Monday at St. Josephs church in West Orange,,time of mass 1000 hours. Family is requesting Honor Guard and a piper to play outside the church.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for posting my father, DC Louis Iannuzzi's obituary. Also, a heartfelt thank you for the number of firefighters who came out to show their respect for him. He was a man who loved being a firefighter and thoroughly enjoyed his 38 years, no matter how difficult the life is/was.
He touched many lives even after his retirement, for the years that he was a teacher and an examiner in Trenton.
Thank you for honoring him.
Lois (Iannuzzi) Guttadora
Capt. Jerry Inman
Capt. Inman died from complications from pneumonia. He was 50 yrs. old and assigned to Eng.29 tour 1
Viewing will be from the New Hope Baptist Church 106 Sussex Ave. Newark on Thurs. Mar.28 from 1600 to 2000 hours
FD participation requested at 1500 hours
On Friday the 29th viewing from 0900 to 1100 with a service at 1100 to 1200 followed by burial Hollywood cemetery.
BC George Iuzzolino
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IUZZOLINO, GEORGE, age 90, of Oviedo, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Oviedo, FL. Born October 8, 1922 in Newawk, NJ, he served with the Coast Guard in the South Pacific in WWII. He joined the Newark NJ Fire Dept., attaining the rank of Asst. Battalion Chief prior to retirement. He was a lifelong NY Football Giants and NY Yankees fan. His loving wife of 63 years, Rosina, died in 2004. He is survived by 2 sons and a daughter, Harold Iuzzolino of Albuquerque, NM, Joseph Iuzzolino of Lake Mary, FL and Gloria
Lockridge of Winter Springs, FL. His son John Iuzzolino died in 2005. Collison Family Funeral Home on 3806 Howell Branch Rd. in Winter Park is handling the arrangements. Visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6-8pm and funeral services on Thursday 9:30am at the funeral home.
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Published in the Orlando Sentinel on March 17, 2013
DC Louis Ianuzzi
Louis J. Iannuzzi, 98
Retired Deputy Chief, Newark FD
Louis J. "Buster" Iannuzzi of Bloomfield and formerly of Newark, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Louis was the second oldest of eight children born to Ralph and Angelina (Zarra) Iannuzzi in Newark, NJ on January 15, 1915. After graduating from Burnett Street Elementary School, Louis put aside his formal education to help support the family. As he matured he realized there was little future working delivering newspapers between New Jersey and New York, especially after his marriage to a neighborhood girl. On December 11, 1937 Edith Napolitano married Louis at St. Lucy’s Church and by 1942 they expected their first child. Daughter, Mary Ann was born shortly before Louis passed the exam for the Newark Fire Department. For the next 38 years, Louis worked two jobs and studied for promotion exams in order to provide for his wife and daughters, Mary Ann, Lois and Linda. A self-made man, he was promoted to Captain in 1952, Battalion Chief in 1963 and Deputy Chief in 1973. Louis succeeded so well that he assisted other firefighters to prepare for their exams. Eventually he was asked to teach courses at Essex County and Passaic County Colleges dealing with fire science as well as the fire codes for uniform construction (BOCA). For 16 years, Louis also served as an oral examiner for the Civil Service System promotion exams statewide. Family was very important to Louis and Edith. For years, they offered assistance to many in their large family whenever the need arose. Their greatest joy was their “grand” children. After Edith’s passing, Louis moved to the Job Haines Home in order to continue his daily exercise program at the Montclair Y with his brother Angelo. During his residency at Job Haines, Louis could be found in the lobby greeting visitors and serenading the residents and staff with his singing, whistling or humming, always in tune. At his request, Louis will be buried is full uniform; as a reminder to us of the love he had for his 38 years of service in the Newark Fire Department. His beloved wife Edith predeceased him after 69 years of marriage on December 23, 2006. He was also predeceased by his daughters, Mary Ann Hoffer (Sept. 2011) and Linda Spatola Ciccone (April 2010), his parents, his brothers, Salvatore, Raymond, Herbert, Angelo (Bal) and his sisters, Alice and Grace. He is survived by his daughter, Lois Guttadora and her husband, Anthony, his sons-in-law, Richard Hoffer and William Ciccone, his grandchildren, Kurt Hoffer and his children, Luke, Claire and Leo, Andrea Schraft and her husband, Herb and their children, Owen and James, Lisa Sloan and her husband, David and their children, Ian and Amy and Christina Guttadora. He also leaves his youngest brother, Ralph and his brother Angelo’s wife, Rose and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Nutley on Monday at 9:15 am.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Lucy’s Church, Newark at 10:30 am.
Entombment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union.
Relatives and friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-6 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Jersey Fireman’s Home 565 Lathrop Ave. Boonton, NJ 07005
FF Henry Agnew
Henry R. Agnew
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Henry R. Agnew, 96, passed away on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the N.J. Fireman's Home in Boonton, N.J. A memorial gathering will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Michael Hegarty Funeral Home, 3377 Rt. 9, Old Bridge, N.J. Born in Gourock, Scotland, Henry had lived in Old Bridge before moving to Boonton. He was a fireman for the City of Newark, N.J., for 30 years, retiring in 1979, and had also worked part-time for Newark Testing Laboratories for 30 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard; a member of the American Legion, and a member of the Old Bridge VFW Post 7508. He enjoyed golf, fishing, horse racing, and loved spending time with family and friends. Henry was predeceased by his wife, Muriel, and his granddaughter, Alison. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Carl Moore; his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Al Hawthorne; his daughter and son-in-law, Leslie and Ray Scardelli; his grandchildren, Amy, Cory, Shauna, Nick, and Alyssa, and his great-grandchildren, Delaney, Camryn, and Hadley.
Published in Star-Ledger on February 25, 2013
DC Dave Kinnear (Ret)
It is with deep regret to announce the death of Deputy Chief Dave Kinnear (Ret) this morning.
Viewing O 'Brien FH Burnt Tavern Rd. Brick, NJ Monday 2-4 7-9 FD participation requested by family.
Funeral Mass St. Martha's on Herbertsville Rd Brick Tues. morning time TBA
Honor guard, Pall bearers and, Pipe band would be greatly appreciated by family if possible.
DC Kinnear was a WW 2 vet and one of the finest chief officers we had that served over 40 years on the job.
Questions or information contact BC Jack Doll 908 447 7411
Firefighter Michael Joyce
Michael Richard Joyce
Michael Richard Joyce, age 76, of Milford DE passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at home.
He was born on October 1, 1936 in Newark, NJ. He grew up in Rumson, NJ and he moved to Hunterdon County in 1963. He then moved to Milford, DE several years ago.
His wife, Marjean E. McCabe Joyce, passed away in 2008.
He was the son of the late William and Florence Pallen Joyce.
He was a Navy Veteran, serving from 1954 to 1958 on board the Ticonderoga Aircraft Carrier.
Michael was a Police Officer in Hampton and Glen Gardner many years ago. In addition, he was a Fireman in Newark, NJ for 25 years until his retirement in 1985. He also started his own excavating company, Zimjoy Excavating Corp. in 1972.
Memberships include Boy Scout Master, Elks Exalted Ruler, Hampton Fire Department, Hampton Emergency Squad and Hampton School Board.
Survivors include: 3 sons; Michael William Joyce of Easton, PA, Paul R. Joyce and his wife Cynthia of Bethlehem, PA and Daniel J. Joyce of Hampton, NJ. 1 daughter; Nancy Wilbert and her husband Harold of Annandale, NJ. 10 grandchildren; Heather Wallace, Paul Fell, Kaytee Joyce, Holly Joyce, Meghan Joyce, Richard Moore, Michele Joyce, Daniel Joyce, Hance Wilbert and Michael Wilbert. 3 great-grandchildren. 2 sisters; Patricia Danagher and Marjorie Stewart. Several nieces and nephews. His beloved dog; Mo.
Predeceased, in addition to his wife, by 1 sister; Helene Cooley.
Calling hours Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from 4pm-7pm with Memorial Service at 6:30pm. All at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ 08833. Interment will be private.
Memorials to Hampton Fire Department, 1 Wells Avenue, Hampton, NJ 08827.
Firefighter Leo Brochu(Ret)
Passed JAN. 4,2013 Funeral Cozzarelli FH 276 Washington Ave. Belleville NJ Wed 7-9 and Thurs. 2-4 7-9 Mass Friday Sacred Heart Basillica time TBA FD participation requested by family
F.C. Jos. M. Redden
Joseph M. Redden
January 29, 1923 – December 19, 2012
Joseph M. Redden, 89, passed away on December 19, 2012. Joe was born in Newark, New Jersey, on January 29, 1923 to John and Gertrude Redden. After graduation from South Side High School in Newark, Joe became a sheet metal apprentice in the Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Company in Newark. At the age of 20, he joined the United States Army and served in both the European and Pacific Theatres in WWII. He was honorably discharged in 1945, holding the rank of First Sergeant.
After returning from his wartime service Joe joined the Newark Fire Department in March of 1947 at the age of 24, and rose quickly through the ranks. In the state of New Jersey at that time, a firefighter’s performance on the statewide Civil Service examinations was the deciding factor in his promotion. He was promoted to Captain at age 30, Battalion Chief at age 34, and Deputy Chief at age 37. Then, in 1962, at the youthful age of 39, he placed first on the Civil Service exam and attained the position of Fire Chief of what was then about the 30th largest city in the nation according to population rank. Joe was a founding member of the Metro Chiefs Committee of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. The Metro Chiefs Committee is comprised of the Fire Chiefs from the largest cities in the nation. After retiring from the Newark Fire Department in 1977, Joe was hired by the National Fire Protection Association of Boston, MA and worked at NFPA for 12 years. He started as Chief Service Specialist, then was promoted to Division Director, and finished his career at NFPA as Assistant Vice President for Government Affairs. He left the NFPA in 1989, having successfully served the Fire Service for 42 years, first as a front line firefighter and completing his service as an advocate for national fire standards. In 1989 Joe and his wife Anne moved to North Carolina to live near their children and grandchildren. Not content to be retired, Joe became a volunteer for the Duke University Men’s Soccer Camp during his son-in-law’s tenure as Duke Soccer Coach, and, later, for the Triangle Futbol Club. He was devoted to his wife, his children, and his grandchildren and lived a life of service to his family, his community, and to God.
Joe was preceded in death by his wife Anne in 1998. He is survived by his son Michael Redden, daughter and son-in-law, Kathleen and John Rennie, son and daughter-in-law Christopher and Holly Redden, and grandchildren Theodore Rennie, Grace Rennie, David Redden, Benjamin Redden, and Hannah Redden.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, December 22nd at 11:00am at Immaculate Conception Church in Durham, with burial immediately following in Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery. Visitation shall be from 6:00 – 8:00pm on Friday evening, December 21 at the Hall-Wynne Funeral Home in Durham.
Memorial donations to Duke Children’s Hospital, or flowers, would be gratefully appreciated.
FF Edmund Burke Jr.
Edmund J. "Ed" Burke Jr., 88, of Lakewood, N.J., died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick, N.J. Relatives and friends are invited to visit from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Weatherhead Young Funeral Home, 885 Mantoloking Rd., Brick, N.J. The Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Dominic's Church, Brick. Interment will be at Brig. General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery, Arneytown, N.J. Ed retired in 1981 after 32 years of service as a fireman for the Newark Fire Department. He was a member of the Holy Name Society, the Guard of Honor, Alumni Association and the Parish Council at Our Lady of Good Council Church, Newark, N.J. He was a member of the FMBA (Firemen's Mutual Benevolent Association) of Newark, N.J., the Essex County Theater Guild and the Knights of Columbus Anchor Club. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II. Ed was predeceased by his son, Michael, in 2006; parents, Edmund and Grace Burke, and two brothers, Richard and Thomas Burke. Surviving are his wife, Alice McMunn Burke; sons, Kevin, Edmund and Peter Burke, and seven grandchildren.
Published in Star-Ledger on December 5, 2012
BC Carl Stoffers Sr.
Carl E. Stoffers Sr.
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Mr. Carl E. Stoffers Sr. of Westfield, N.J., died on Nov. 25, 2012, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, N.J. He was 82. Visitation will be on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at the Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Ave., Fanwood, N.J., from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 1571 S. Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, N.J., at 10 a.m. Internment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, N.J. For additional information, or to express condolences, please visit www.fanwoodmemorial.com. Mr. Stoffers, the son of Henry and Mary Stoffers, was born in Newark, N.J., in 1930, where he lived until moving to Westfield, N.J., in 1979. A Navy veteran, he served as a radar operator on the USS Des Moines. He joined the Newark Fire Department, and was promoted to captain and battalion chief. As a battalion chief, he managed fire houses across the city and, eventually, was assigned as director of the Newark Fire Department Arson Squad. He retired from the Fire Department in 1982 and worked as a sexton at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Scotch Plains, N.J., retiring after 20 years. In 2010, he was predeceased by his daughter, Marie Stoffers Lassen, and his wife, Ann Schaefer Stoffers. He is survived by his children, Carl Jr., Peter, Patricia Palmisano, Michael, Kathleen, and James. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the St. Barnabas Palliative Care Center, 95 Old Short Hills Rd., West Orange, N.J. 07052.
Published in Star-Ledger on November 27, 2012
FF James Scully
James Doc Scully, a retired Newark fireman, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 217 Prospect St., South Orange, on Sat., Nov 3, at 9:30 a.m.. Entombment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, E. Hanover. Visitation will be held at Preston Funeral Home, 153 South Orange Ave, South Orange, on Friday, 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905, would be appreciated. For more information or to send condolences, please visit prestonfuneralhome.net Mr. Scully was a member of the Newark Fire Department for more than 30 years, retiring in 1978. He was also employed by R.H. Macy & Co. for 10 years as internal security. He was a member and Trustee in the retired Police and Firemens of Essex County, a member of the Newark Fire Union, and a life member of VFW #1851. He was active with the Newark Fire Department Glee Club. He entertained at many affairs and was a "Fine Irish Tenor" Member of John F. Cryan Association. He served in the Army during World War II in the Africa and European Theater. 1943-1945. He was the beloved husband of Alice C. Furchel Scully for 54 years. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeased by his parents, Patrick and Margaret Scully; his brother, Edward Scully, and his sisters, Marie Reilly and Margaret Racaniello.
Published in Star-Ledger on November 1, 2012
FF Joe Evaristo
AGE: 77 • Bayville
Joseph Evaristo, 77, of Bayville, passed away at his home on October 20, 2012. Born in Newark, he was formerly of Toms River before moving to Bayville in 2007. He was a Newark Fireman and the Fire Inspector for the City of Newark for over 20 years before retiring and becoming the Fire Inspector for Ocean County for over 20 years.
He was predeceased by his wife Margaret "Peggy" in March and is survived by his daughter and son in law Jeannine & Alan Emanuel, Bayville; his brothers, Manuel, Arthur & Anthony; his grandchildren Joseph, Theresa, Noelle and step grandchildren Susanna & John Emanuel & great grandchild Eleanor and many nieces & nephews.
Visitation will be on Wednesday from 1-3 & 6-8pm at the Family Owned Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals, 412 Main St, Toms River, NJ. Funeral service will be on Wednesday at 7:30pm at the funeral home. Cremation will be private. Condolences can be sent to: carmonabolenfh.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on October 22, 2012
FF Harold H. Green
Firefighter Harold H. (Sonny) Green 73 Services private, 29 years on the job survived by his wife and two daughters. published Star Ledger 10/15/12 died Oct.13,2012 Overlook Medical Center.
FF John Goetchius
Aug.22,2012 Father of Capt. Don Geotchius.John (Jack) Lawrence Goetchius Sr. passed away early Wednesday morning, Aug. 22, 2012. Jack was 82. Friends and family members are respectfully invited to attend the visitation at Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison, N.J. 07029 on Friday, Aug. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, Aug. 25, at Holy Cross Church in Harrison at 9:30 a.m. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J. Jack was born and raised in Harrison and lived in Florham Park, N.J., before permanently residing back in Harrison for the last 10 years, where he ran Nat Anders Upholstery Supply. Jack enjoyed traveling and always encouraged his family to see the world. He was a driven entrepreneur, a Korean War veteran, and a well-respected Newark city firefighter. Jack was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Henrietta Goetchius; his siblings, Jeane, Della, Myra, Arthur, and his beloved wife, Dorothy. Jack is survived by his sister, Peggy; his five children, nine grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends. Jack could always keep you busy with a story and knew how to keep a smile on your face. The many business ventures he experienced made him the knowledgeable and influential man we all knew and loved him to be. The world lost a great man in Jack Goetchius, but none will forget the impact he had on so many lives. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to DAV, Wounded Warrior Project or AMVETS, care of the funeral home in loving memory of Jack.
Published in Star-Ledger on August 24, 2012
FF Tony Ventolo
Wake Friday 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 at
Lester Memorial Home
16 West Church Street
Jamesburg, New Jersey
Funeral Saturday at 10:00 am:
Saint James Church
36 Lincoln Ave
FF Mike Catalon (Ret)
Michael F. Catalon, III, age 76, of Toms River, passed away on Tuesday July 3, 2012 at the Laurelton Village Care Center, of Brick. Beloved father of Roxanne, Sueanne Catalon, and Michele Zirpoli and her husband John. Loving Pop-Pop of grandson John Michael Zirpoli.
Relatives and freinds are kindly invited to attend the Funeral on Saturday July 7, 2012, at 8:45 am, from the Krowicki Gorny Memorial Home 211 Westfield Ave., Clark, thence to St. Agnes R.C. Church, Clark, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:45 am. Cremation, private, Rosehill Crematory, Linden. Visitation Friday 2-4 7-9 pm. To offer condolences, please visit www.Krowickigorny.com.
Born in Newark, to Sue and Michael F. Catalon, Jr., Mr. Catalon lived in Clark for 25 years and most recently Toms River for the past 13 years. Mr. Catalon worked as a arson detective for the City of Newark Fire Department. He honorably served in the US Marine Corps as a Corporal during the Korean War from 1953-1956. After serving in the Marines Mr. Catalon worked for the Newark Police Department for 7 years, then as a fireman in Newark at Engine 14 for over 20 years. He was a member of the Clark Volunteer Fire Dept., the American Legion of Clark Post 327, and Brick Post 348.
FF Louis Orlando Jr.
Louis Orlando, Jr.
Born in Newark on Jun. 6, 1950
Passed away on Jun. 28, 2012 and resided in Nutley, NJ.
Service Held Privately: Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012
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Louis Orlando, Jr.
Beloved Brother, 62
Louis Orlando, Jr., 62, of Nutley, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville.
Mr. Orlando was born in Newark and resided in Nutley. He was a retired Newark Firefighter. Mr. Orlando was a U.S. Marine and served honorably in Vietnam.
Mr. Orlando is survived by his loving sister Anne Starace.
Funeral services were held privately.
Capt. Thomas F. Meehan
Obituary for Thomas Meehan
Mr. Thomas Francis Meehan 89 of 7272 State Rt 29 Dolgeville, Town of Oppenheim, died Tuesday December 27, 2011 at Little Falls Hospital of natural causes.
He was born on October 6, 1922 in Carbondale, PA. the son of Charles Cyril Meehan and Genevieve Florence Clarke and was the grandson of James and Margaret Hickey Meehan of Mayfield, PA.
A veteran of WW II he served honorably in the United States Navy from November 26, 1942 until his discharge on December 21, 1945. He served aboard the USS Iowa as a Carpenter’s Mate 3/C, also attending the Naval school for Fire Fighters. His medals included the Good Conduct Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Medal w/2 Stars, Asia-Pacific Medal w/8 Stars, the Victory Medal ,the American Theater Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon.
Upon returning from the services he was a fireman with the city of Newark, New Jersey obtaining the rank of Captain of 16 Engine Company. He retired from there in 1982.
Mr. Meehan was twice married, first to Marcia Melissa Tinker on June 4, 1955 in Minneapolis, MN. She predeceased him on September 27, 2009. His second marriage was to Jean Puglise- Augar on April 8, 2004 in the Town of Oppenheim.
Mr. Meehan was a member of the VFW Post #4915 of Herkimer, and the Retired Police & Fireman’s Association of Essex County, NJ. Professional Firefighters Association AFLCIO of Newark, New Jersey. His personal interests were in landscape oil painting.
He is survived by his wife Jean of Oppenheim, his son Charles Patrick Meehan of Herkimer, His daughters Margaret Melissa Meehan-Johnson and her husband Edward Roy Johnson of Oppenheim, and Michelle Marcia Meehan of Gloversville, A brother Jerome Meehan and his wife Joan of Clarke, NJ, his grandchildren Joseph Mark Johnson and his wife Stephanie, Gregory Paul Johnson and Brenda Pollard, and Stephanie Chmielewski, his great grandchildren Kaleb , Tori and Kacy Johnson, his step Children Tammy Chmielewski and her husband Walter of Dolgeville and David Augar of Little Falls, his nephews Ken and Keith Meehan and his niece Kris Meehan all of Clarke, NJ. He was predeceased by a son Thomas Tay Meehan in 1967, and his stepmother Rosalind Dempster Meehan-Dobbins.
Graveside services will be held in the spring at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, New York at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be sent to the Oppenheim Fire Department 6786 State Hwy 29 St. Johnsville, NY 13452 in his memory.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Brian A. Roberts of the Roberts & Enea Funeral Home 3 Faville Avenue Dolgeville, NY
FF Henry Albanowicz
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home
26 Mule Road
Toms River, New Jersey 08755
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home
26 Mule Road
Toms River, New Jersey 08755
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
St. Maximilan Kolbe RC Church
Toms River, New Jersey 08756
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Brig. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Veterans memorial Cemetery
Arneytown, New Jersey
Henry S. Albanowicz, 79, of Toms River passed away on 12/16/11 at the Firemen's Home in Boonton, NJ. Born in Newark, he resided in Hazlet for 39 years prior to moving to Toms River. He was a Veteran of the US Navy having served in the Korean War. He retired in 1994 after 25 years service with the Newark Fire Dept. He worked in Engine Co 16, 14, 8 and 4. He was also in Special Services, E.M.S. and a Fire Inspector in Newark. He was a Fireman of North Centerville Fire Co and member of the First Aid in Hazlet. He was a member of the VFW #4303 of Keansburg and VFW #10185 of Toms River and also the Polish American Club of Toms River.
Disp. Al Glover
. Passed away while on duty at dispatch 12/7/11
Funeral Dec.14,2011 144 Norman Rd East Orange New Hope Baptist Church 1100 hours
Kevin M. O'Grady
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Kevin M. O'Grady, Sr.
AGE: 66 • Elberon, Long Branch
Kevin M. O'Grady, Sr., 66, of Elberon, Long Branch, died Saturday, November 12, 2011, at the NJ Firemens Home of complications from Picks disease. He was born in Newark and lived there and in Irvington and Sea Bright before moving to Elberon 38 years ago. He was a fireman for the City of Newark for 25 years before retiring in 1994. Mr. O'Grady was the former owner of the Sea Bright Pub. He was a 1964 graduate of Irvington High School. He was a US Navy veteran during the VietNam War and was a member and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Council 335, Long Branch, 4th degree member of the Bishop McFaul Assembly, past president of St. Jerome's School PTA, West Long Branch, past president of the Red Bank Catholic High School PTA, member of the Father's Club at Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, the Long Branch Elks #742, the American Legion, Neptune and the Notre Dame Club of the Jersey Shore. He was a communicant of St. Jerome Roman Catholic Church, West Long Branch.
He was predeceased by his parents, Jeremiah and Rose Smith O'Grady and a sister, Anna Mae O'Grady. Surviving are his wife of 38 years, Debra Blakeley O'Grady, children, Kevin and his wife Paula O'Grady of Ardmore, PA, Jeremiah and his wife Maria O'Grady of South River and Julia Ann O'Grady of New Rochelle, NY; 2 grandchildren, Joseph Michael and Anya Rose O'Grady; 2 brothers, James O'Grady of Sussex and Gerald O'Grady of Nazareth, PA and many loving cousins, nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit from 2-4 & 7-9 pm Tuesday at the Fiore Funeral Home, 236 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, Ocean Township. Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 am Wednesday at St. Jerome's Church, West Long Branch. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the NJ Firemens Home, 565 Lathrop Avenue, Boonton, NJ 07005 or St. Jerome School Tuition Assistance, 250 Wall Street, West Long Branch, NJ 07764. For condolences, please visit www.fiorefuneralhomes.com.
FF Richard Carhart 10/13/11
F/F Richard Carhart(ret) died of pancreatic cancer on Thursday, Oct. 13,2011. His department career included work in Truck 5, the Tactical Unit, the Arson Squad and Engine 8. His last residence was Fairfield Harbour, New Bern, NC. There will be a wake from 2 to 5 on Tuesday, Oct.18 at the Cotton Funeral Home,2201 Nuese Blvd., New Bern,NC 28560. At a later date a memorial service will be hosted by his wife, Peggy, in New Jersey.
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Visitation: Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011
Funeral Mass: Monday, Oct. 10, 2011
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Joseph F. Dougert, 60, of Franklin Park, NJ, formerly of the Ironbound Newark and Edison, passed away at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick.
He was born in Newark, NJ.
He was a Battalion Fire Chief for the Newark Fire Department for 32 years, retiring at the age of 59.
Son of Theresa (Nee Kozlowski) and the Late Francis Dougert; beloved husband of Patricia A. (Nee D'Alessio) Dougert; devoted and loving father of Rachel Ann and Anthony Joseph Dougert; brother of Robert (Jane) Dougert and Frank (Irene) Dougert; also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
FF Jos. J. Shaw
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Joseph J. Shaw, 85, of the Pine Lake Park section of Manchester Township, N.J., died on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at Deborah Heart and Lung Hospital, Browns Mills, N.J. The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River, N.J. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, Toms River. Committal will be private. Born and raised in Newark, N.J., Joseph moved to Pine Lake Park in 1972. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and was a Newark firefighter for 32 years. He later worked as head teller at Ocean National Bank in Point Pleasant, N.J. Joseph was a member of the Ocean County Retired Police and Firemen's Benevolent Association and of the VFW Post 1851. He was also a parishioner of St. Joseph R.C. Church, Toms River. Surviving are his loving wife of 62 years, Marion (nee Vreeland) Shaw; his sons, Joseph F. Shaw and his wife, Toni of Middleriver, Md.; Thomas E. Shaw and his husband, William Gardner of Trenton, N.J.; Kenneth J. Shaw of Essex Junction, Vt.; Steven P. Shaw and his wife, Sharon, of Brick, N.J., and Christopher D. Shaw and his wife, Natalie, of Cheltenham, Md., and son Steven Liga and his wife, Diane, of Spotswood, N.J. Also surviving are his 10 grandchildren, Alyson, Laura, Daniel, Jeremy, Jade (Kelsey), Alexis, James, Tabatha, Jacob, and Meghan, and two great-grandchildren, Caleb and Adrian. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joseph's memory to the Deborah Hospital Foundation P.O. Box 820, Browns Mills, N.J. 08015. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Star-Ledger on September 28, 2011
George Whalen Sr.
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George F. Whalen Sr., 84, died Aug. 31, 2011, surrounded by his family in Cape Coral, Fla. Born on Sept. 12, 1926, in Newark, N.J., Mr. Whalen lived in Barnegat, N.J., for 20 years. He proudly served as a firefighter with the Newark Fire Department for 30 years, retiring in 1981. He was also proud to be a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was the beloved husband of Ruth Whalen; devoted father of Arlene Swingler, Patricia Kettner, George F. Whalen Jr. and Janice Zlotek; devoted grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of nine. A memorial service will be held Sept. 22, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Coral Ridge Cemetery, 1630 SW Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral, Fla. Interment service immediately following.
Published in Star-Ledger on September 15, 2011
FF Bennie Masucci
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AGE: 92 • Kenilworth and Brick
Bennie Masucci, 92, of Kenilworth and Brick passed away on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 at Manor Care in Mountainside. Born and raised in Newark, Bennie lived in Bloomfield and retired to Brick 17 years ago. He was a Newark Fireman for the City of Newark 32 years retiring in 1979. Bennie served his country during WWII as a Sergeant in the E.A.M.E. receiving a Service Ribbon and Three Bronze Service Stars. He served in Central Europe, Rhineland and Northern France Battles. He was a member of the B.P.O.E. in Bloomfield and Brick and the Old Guard of Brick.
He is predeceased by his wife, Viola (Ferrara) Masucci. Surviving is a daughter, Theresa Anne Velardi and her husband Craig and two sons, Robert Masucci and his wife Donna and Patrick M. Masucci and his wife Donna; two sisters, Edith Caravello and Carmela Casale. Also surviving are six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Funeral is from the Mastapeter Funeral Home, 400 Faitoute Ave., on Friday, September 2, 2011 at 8:45am. Funeral Mass St. Theresa R.C. Church in Kenilworth at 10am. Interment Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Upper Montclair. Visitation 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm Thursday.
Published in Asbury Park Press on August 31, 2011
FF Frank Thomas (Ret)
August 24, 1927 - August 9, 2011
Friday, August 12, 2011 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
McCracken Funeral Home
1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083 | (908) 686-4700
Friday, August 12, 2011 | 6:00pm - 6:30pm
McCracken Funeral Home
1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083 | (908) 686-4700
FF Nelson Perez
Nelson Perez, 55, passed away suddenly on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at his home in Newark, N.J. Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Alvarez Funeral Home, 240 Mt. Prospect Ave., Newark, from 5 to 9 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 3, 2011, at St. Francis Xavier Church, Newark, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery, Linden, N.J. Born on Nov. 10, 1955, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Carmen (Rivera) and Felix Perez, Nelson was the oldest of seven children. He resided in Pine Brook, N.J., for 24 years and graduated from Montville Township High School in 1974. Mr. Perez relocated to Newark in 1991, where he began his career as a Newark firefighter. He was named detective in April 1996, and had since led hundreds of investigations involving fire, explosive, environmental, internal affairs, and candidate investigations. Mr. Perez also served with the Essex County Prosecutor's office arson task force. Nelson played a key role in revamping the Newark Fire Department's firefighter application process, complete with a new policy and new application. A 20-year veteran of the Newark Fire Department, Nelson was also an integral member of the Newark community, serving as the former president and vice president of the Hispanic Firefighters' Association, the vice president of the Hispanic Law Enforcement Society of Essex County, and City of Newark-South Ward District Leader. Nelson was an executive board member of La Casa de Don Pedro, a state delegate for the Puerto Rican Statewide Parade and Festival, and a fellow of Leadership Newark, Inc. Additionally, Nelson was a fellow of the N.J. Department of Community Affairs/Center for Hispanic Policy Research and Development, a Foundation Committee member, and a member of the Essex County Hispanic American Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the Newark Firefighters Union, Fraternal Order of Police, The United Civil Servants, and International Association of Arson Investigators. His dedication to education and children was evident as he spent much of his time fundraising for local scholarship foundations, attending Essex County College as an adult to set an example for his own children, and serving as an Advisory Board member and 29th District felegate for the Board of Education of the City of Newark. Nelson's commitment to serve resounded throughout the region. He was an emergency responder during the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center, spending several weeks assisting with the search for victims. Nelson's exceptional drive and passion for life was seen by all who knew him. His perseverance, leadership and loyalty to his family, friends, and residents of Newark will be appreciated and admired indefinitely. Nelson will be remembered as an avid sports fan, a dedicated family man and a true hero. He is survived by his parents, Carmen and the late Felix Perez; his loving wife, Lina; his daughter, Marlena Hidlay; son, Rickey Perez, and daughters, Emily, Cynthia, Dahlia and Coralie Rodriguez. He is also survived by his brothers, Ronnie Perez and Dennis Perez; sisters, Carmen Borgeson, Donia Kossan, Brenda Perez, Janet Irizarry; granddaughters, Addison and Claire Hidlay, and several nieces, nephews, and other family members. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Nelson Perez to the Make-A- Wish Foundation, http://nj.wish.org.
Published in Star-Ledger on June 1, 2011
FF Earnest Smith
Firefighter Earnest Smith (Ret) has passed away
Service is from The Cotton Funeral Home 1025 Bergen St. Newark
Viewing on Wednesday 3/30/11 1000 to 1100 followed by memorial service at the funeral home at 1100 hours
FD participation has been requested by the family
Honor guards report to FH at 0930 hours Wed. Piper also requested for 1100 service.
FF John Missagia (Ret)
John Robert Missaggia, Jr., 73 of Belleville, passed away Wednesday March 23, 2011. Born in Newark to John and Carmela (nee Pasetti) Missaggia, he has lived in Belleville for 42 years.
Mr. Missaggia was a Newark Firefighter for 26 years reting in 1994. He was co-owner of Frances Ceramics in Lyndhurst from 1980 until 2000. In the early 1960's he served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Carpenter's Union Local # 1253 of Bloomfield.
Mr. Missaggia is survived by his wife Frances (nee Digori), daughter Gina Missaggia, son John Missaggia 3rd, sisters Mary Franceschini, Dorothy Damato, Helen Paserchia, sister-in-law Ann Missaggia, grandchildren John Joseph, Lisa Marie, and Dennis Dominic Missaggia. He was predeceased by his brother Dominic Missaggia.
Life is short, enjoy it.
Funeral Saturday 8:30 am from the Megaro Memorial Home 503 Union Ave Belleville (megaromemorialhome.com). Mass 10 am Immaculate Conception Church Newark. Visitation Friday 4-8 pm.
Immaculate Conception Parish
390 Woodside Ave
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: (973) 482-0619 Fax: (973) 482-9456
The Missaggia family has asked me reach out to thank Capt. Scotty Richardson for coordinating, Capt. Jim Pierson for piping, FF Rich Mackey and the honor guards that attended John's funeral services. They are extremely grateful.
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Joan McCormack, mother of Capt. Jim McCormack and widow of Deputy Chief James McCormack, and daughter Shannon married to Son in Law FF Denis Koslecki has passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim and family.
Joan J. Mc Cormack, 80
Joan (Jenkins) Mc Cormack, of Nutley, died Monday, March 21, 2011 at her home. Born in Nutley, she lived in Newark before returning to Nutley 10 years ago. Mrs. Mc Cormack was a teacher for the Archdiocese of Newark, retiring from Our Lady of Good Counsel School, Newark.
The beloved wife of the late James Mc Cormack, Sr, she is survived by her children, Colleen Thomas & her husband David, Shannon Koslecki & her husband Denis, Tara Mc Cormack & Ernie Ferrigno and James Mc Cormack, Jr. & his wife Maureen. Her sister, Jean Hobbs; her brothers, Frank W. & Robert Scott Jenkins and her grandchildren, James, Scott, Katie, Daniel, Patrick, Andrew, Brendan, Cullen & Owen.
The funeral service will be Wednesday at the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home at 7:15 p.m.
Visitors will be received at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until service time.
The cremation will be private
Firefighter George Alfano
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Alfano, George J., 87, a 12 year resident of Holiday City at Berkeley, formerly of Newark, died peacefully at home on March 18, 2011. Beloved husband of 57 years to Ann P. Alfano (nee: Kenehan). Devoted father of George Alfano, his wife Maria Luisa, Christopher Alfano, his wife Eileen, Paul Alfano, his wife Jane, John Alfano, his wife Lisa, Monica Barrios, her husband Mike, Mary Stotwell, her husband Andrew, Grace Brunner, her husband Steve, Annie Devlin, her husband Timothy, Rita Almeida & her husband Nelson. Loving grandfather of 23 grandchildren & 2 great-grandchildren. Dear brother of the lates Grace Wainen and Marion Boscaino. George was a Newark Firefighter for 34 years and a U.S Navy Veteran during WWII from 1942-1946. He was previously active in coaching youth sports. Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home 210 Ridgedale Ave. Florham Park on Sunday from 1-5pm. Funeral on Monday assembling at 9am followed by a mass at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Verona at 10am. Interment at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Catholic Relief Services or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Charitable donations may be made in George 's memory to the following organization:
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
Tel: 901 495 3300
Capt. Tony Giorgio 2/23/11
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Anthony C. Giorgio, 78, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Aloysius Church, 219 Bloomfield Ave., Caldwell, N.J., on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 at 9 a.m. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Mausoleum East Hanover, N.J. The family will receive their friends at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 145 E. Mt. Pleasant Ave., Livingston, N.J., on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 from 3 to 7 p.m. Born in Newark, N.J., to the late Carmen and Josephine Giorgio, Mr. Giorgio lived in East Hanover, N.J., for many years before moving to Parsippany, N.J., five years ago. He was a fireman for the City of Newark, N.J., for 25 years, retiring as a captain in 1991. During the Korean War, he served his country in the US Army and was awarded two Bronze Stars for valor. Mr. Giorgio was also a member of the Ironworkers Union Local 11 of Newark, N.J. Mr. Giorgio was predeceased by his beloved wife, Geraldine Giorgio. He is survived by seven sons, 12 grandchildren and a brother.
Published in Star-Ledger on February 25, 2011
Sadly, Connie LaTorre, widow of Capt. Dominick LaTorre who died in the line of duty 1972 has passed away secondary to a motor vehicle accident. Funeral arragements will follow. (Connie shown here at the 2010 Muster in the wheelchair with her son and grandson. Connie and family have never missed our annual Red Mass for our fallen brothers) Our thoughts and prayers are with her and family.
These are the arrangements as I know them: Mass at 10:30 AM on Monday February 21, 2011 @ St Mary’s Roman Catholic church, New Monmouth, NJ, 19 Cherry Tree Farm Rd.(732-671-0071) Repass to follow. My uncle will be creamated and there will be no wake or viewing. This was at his request. No fire department participation is requested. Thanks.
Capt. Harry Leonard
Harry A. Leonard, of Bloomfield, retired Fire Captain-Newark N.J. Fire Department, passed away on February 9, 2011 at the age of 90. Visiting will be at Levandoski Funeral Home 44 Bay Avenue Bloomfield on Friday February 11, hours are 2-4 & 7-9pm. A private cremation will follow. Harry was the beloved husband of the late Ann (Milkiewicz). Father of Daniel R. Leonard (his wife Barbara). Brother of Joan Kabara and the late Joe, Thomas, Bill, Marion, Laura, Bernice and Alice. Grandfather of Allyson and Ba Jing. Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. In lieu of flowers donations to Bloomfield Public Library 90 Broad Street Bloomfield NJ 07003 would be preferred. Additional parking is available on Broughton Avenue.
Harry served in the U.S. Navy from October 1942 to January 1946. He was an Aviation Ordnance Man with Petty Officer First Class rank, attached to night fighter squadrons 90 and 103, in support of the F-4F Hellcats. He saw combat in the following campaigns in the South Pacific. The Battle of Rennell Island, Makin Atoll, Kwajelein, Marshall Islands, Truk (Caroline Islands), Jaluit Atoll, Emirau Island, Yap, Ulithi, Woleai, Palau, Hollandia New Guinea, Marianas Islands, Saipan, Rota, Guam, Battle of the Phillipine Sea, Volcan and Bonin Islands, Okinawa, Formosa, Phillipines, Leyte, Iwo Jima, Kyushu and Onshu.
Born: October 25, 1920
Place of Birth: Newark, NJ
Death: February 9, 2011
Occupation: Retired Captain, Newark Fire Department. Joined 11-16-46, promoted 3-1-59. 35 years of service. Commended by the Mayor of Newark and the Fire Commissioner for heroism in the resque of a man, via ladder, in 1965.
Organizations: Seved in the U.S. Navy from October 1942 to January 1946. Most his time was aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise (most combat decorated ship in the U.S.N)
BC James M. Richardson
James M. Richardson, Jr. was appointed as a Fire Alarm Operator, on February 16, 1938, and retired as Assistant Chief of Fire Signal Systems (Battalion Chief), on February 1, 1972, after 34 years of service.
Condolences to FF George Alfano
> tom, regarding the alfano family Iwas saddened to receive a phone call from his daughter Rita telling me about her mothers death and it brought back mermories of our friendship going back to the early 50's ann and george were married and raised a large and great familywhich required great mothering by her and constanly requireing george to work 2 jobs . ann was always there for them and had a great sense humor. george nerver complained and followed and old irish theme " never complain- never explain" George could use some of our prayers right now . he started in what was then known as the salvage corps a great compamy that would go to everry fire and spread covers over furniture etc. while the firte was still going on. only a few of his friends knew that george served on 2 war ships during survice both of which were torpedoed. it was my great privalige to have known ann and tjhe whole family for so many years, ann will be sorely missedby the mc gee family. they don"t make em like her anymore may she rest in peace.
Capt. Ray McGee (Ret)
FF Quentin G. Saums
Viewing 0930 hours Wed. Jan. 5,2011 McCracken Funeral Home 1500 Morris Ave. Union NJ Interment will follow Hollywood Mem. Park Union NJ
I have taken the liberty of enclosing a picture of Quentin Saums.
I am not sure there are many guy's around now who would remember him,
and in my view he should be remembered.
He was a quiet, low key type of guy, who never called attention to himself.
He spent some time in Engine 12 on the 3rd tour then retired out of Engine 21.
Always where he was suppose to be, which means you could alway's count on him.
After reading the Ledger Obit I am amazed at his war record. What a guy.
Just another of our many heros from the 2nd war, Korea and Vietnam.
This picture was taken in the "Burg" at the Newark St. Patrick's Day Parade on Mar 15, 1987.
It took me a while to find this picture, I'm very glad I did. Thought I'd share it with you.
Brother Ed McCarthy
Capt. Wayne Rosetti
Sadly Capt. Wayne Rosetti (Ret) passed away on Dec. 28,2010 after a possible fall in the snow in front of his home in Ortley Beach, NJ. He had a gash on his head and may have been going out to get the newspaper. DC Jim Langenbach (Ret) has provided the funeral details below.
Here are the arrangements for Wayne.
I'd appreciate it if you'd pass this along to our academy mates.
Sunday, 2 January 1400-1800
Walter Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Monday, 3 January 0945
St. Agnes Church
322 Madison Hill Road
FF Anthony Mauriello
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Anthony M. Mauriello, 67, a lifelong resident of Newark, passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. The funeral is Friday at 8:30 a.m. from the Megaro Memorial Home, 503 Union Ave., Belleville (megaromemorialhome.com). A Mass is at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Nutley. Interment is at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation is Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Kindly omit flowers. Mr. Mauriello was a firefighter for the City of Newark for 35 years, retiring five years ago. He is survived by his mother, Rose (nee Castiglione); sister, Dolores DiPopolo; brothers, Joseph and his wife, Sandra, and Domenick and his partner, Robert Buchberger; godson and nephew, Joseph, and his aunt, Evelyn Castiglione. Mr. Mauriello was predeceased by his father, Domenick, in 1980.
Published in Star-Ledger on December 29, 2010
FF Dennis Christy
Dennis M. "The Doctor" Christy, 65, a lifelong resident of Newark, passed away at home Wednesday December 22, 2010. He was born in Newark to the late Edward and Eileen (nee Cole) Christy.
Mr. Christy was a firefighter for Plainfield from 1972 to 1979, and then Newark until his retirement in 1994. He served in the United States Marine Corp in Vietnam.
Mr. Christy is survived by his wife Joan (nee Carlin), daughter Janet Anne Christy, sons Dennis Jr. Jason, brothers Frank, Wally, Michael Christy, Peter Dzwonczyk, grandchildren Giavanna, Nicholas, and Anthony Gradaille. He was predeceased by his son Michael Anthony, brothers Pat and Phil and sister Maryann Christy.
Funeral Tuesday 9:30 am from the Megaro Memorial Home 503 Union Ave Belleville (megaromemorialhome.com). Mass 11 am St. Michael's Church Newark. Cremation is private. Visitation Monday 5-9 pm.
FF Martin Scotty Donnelly
Regretfully Firefighter Scotty Donnelly(Ret) passed away yesterday Nov.12 in Florida. Scotty had a long bout with cancer. Scotty was part of a long NFD legacy. His father, brother Owen, and nephew Brian. No FD participation has been requested. Scotty retired in 2003, his last assignment was special service. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.