2002-12-12 / Obituaries

Obituaries

Greater Media Newspapers prints obituaries as a free community service, at no charge to the families of the deceased or to the funeral homes that provide the information.

SIGMUND BIELICKI, 84, of Old Bridge died Dec. 4 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. His wife, Cecilia Mazurek Bielicki, died in 1991. Surviving are a son, Raymond Bielicki of Wall Township; a daughter, Judy Stawicki of Old Bridge; a brother, Anthony Bielicki, also of Old Bridge; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A Mass was offered at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Old Bridge. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

RALPH CARCHIO, 84, of Sayreville died Dec. 4 in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge division. Surviving are his wife, Virginia Russo Carchio; two sons, Gerald of Sayreville and Ralph Jr. of Keansburg; a brother, Anthony Carchio of Bradenton, Fla.; and two sisters, Geraldine Wolf of the Colonia section of Woodbridge and Rose Holleran of Mountainside. A Mass was offered at Our Lady of Victories Church, Sayreville. Entombment was in St. Mary’s Mausoleum, South Amboy.

MARY C. O’NEILL DITTMAN, 83, of Sayreville died Dec. 3 in Applegarth Care Center, Monroe. Her husband, Warren E. Dittman, died in 1995. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Donna and David Skarzynski of the Parlin section of Sayreville. A Mass was offered at Our Lady of Victories Church, Sayreville. Interment was in New Calvary Cemetery, Parlin.

LOUISE T. BERGAN GRUNDMAN, 71, of Old Bridge died Dec. 5 in St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl Corby Grundman. Surviving are two sons, Thomas Grundman of the Franklin Park section of Franklin and Richard Grundman of Tennessee; two daughters, Joanne Eldrenkamp and Rhea Grundman, both of Old Bridge; and seven grandchildren. A Mass was offered at St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge. Interment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.

LOUIS KILINSKI, 72, of the Toms River section of Dover died Dec. 5 in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge division. His wife, Jeanette, died in 2000. Surviving are a sister, Eleanor Richards of South Amboy; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. A Mass was offered at St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

MARY A. SCASSELLATI PATUTO, 96, of the Cheesequake section of Old bridge died Dec. 8 at home. Her husband, Nicholas, died in 1994. Surviving are two sons, James of Factoryville, Pa., and Anthony of the Leeds Point section of Galloway; a brother, Gerard Stambone of Pennsylvania; three sisters, Sabina Pabis, Theresa Durso and Eldora Talenti, all of Pennsylvania; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass is planned for 9:15 a.m. on Dec. 12 at St. Joseph’s Church, Keyport. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Service of Central Jersey, 1100 Wayside Road, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724.

GENEVIEVE "JANE" SUCHODOLSKI SHEFSIK, 84, of Sayreville died Dec. 3 in Bayshore Health Care, Holmdel. Her husband, Anthony S. Shefsik, died in 1989. Surviving are a daughter, Theresa "Teri" Yetsko of Sayreville; a sister, Julia Padeski of Bloomfield; and two grandsons, Christopher and Craig Yetsko. A Mass was offered at Our Lady of Victories Church, Sayreville. Entombment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.

ANNA MENAKER KAPLOWITZ, 83, of Edison died Dec. 4 in Central New Jersey Home for the Aged, Somerset section of Franklin. Her husband, Frank, died in 1987. Surviving are two daughters, Carole Kantor of Highland Park and Phyllis Rettke of Bellevue, Wash.; a sister, Sylvia Jontow of Laurel, Md.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick. Interment was in Beth Moses Cemetery, Farmingdale, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 1701 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.

ANN M. KOEHLER, 69, of Old Bridge died Dec. 9 at home. She was the director of Pleasant Valley Adult Day Care, Spotswood, and service coordinator for Woodmere senior housing, also Spotswood. Surviving are her husband, George Koehler; two daughters, Karen Koehler of Easthampton, Mass., and Sheryl Machat of Old Bridge; a sister, Genevieve Coen of Long Island, N.Y.; one granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick.

EDNA WYLUDA MASLANKA VISINSKI, 89, of South River died Dec. 3 at home. Her first husband, Stephen Maslanka, died in 1971; her second husband, Charles Visinski, died in 1998; and a son, Robert Maslanka, died in 1953. Surviving are a daughter, Louise Repack of Milltown; two grandsons, Richard S. Repack of Milltown and Robert of Trenton; a great-grandson; and two stepsons, Ted Visinski of Monroe and Ed Visinski of Helmetta. A Mass was offered at St. Mary’s Church, South River. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick.

EMMA WUNDER D’ALLESANDRO, 88, of Monroe, formerly of East Brunswick, died Dec. 3 in St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Her husband, Michael, died in 1972, and a son, Michael, died in 1994. Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Patterson of Texas; two sisters, Elsie Naab of the Whiting section of Manchester and Helen Fleisch of Edison; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Services were held at Nativity Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Brunswick. Interment was in Shoreland Memorial Gardens, Hazlet.

BEATRICE G. "GERRY" NIME DOAK, 73, of Spotswood died Dec. 5 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Her first husband, John H. Nime, died in 1980, and her second husband, Samuel A. Doak, died in 1990. Surviving are a son, John "Danny" Nime of Delaware; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services were held at Rezem Funeral Home, Spotswood. Interment was in Spotswood Reformed Church Cemetery.

ALICE ELIZABETH O’SCHEA GRAHAM, 95, of Monroe died Dec. 4 in St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Her husband, Charles Graham, died in 1982. Surviving are two sons, William Graham of Doylestown, Pa., and Charles Graham of Salisbury, Md.; a daughter, Alice Graham of Monroe; a sister, Regina Powers of Plainview, N.Y.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A Mass was offered at Immaculate Conception Church, Spotswood. Interment was in Lake Nelson Memorial Park, Piscataway.

MIHALY "MIKE" CSAKY SR., 73, of East Brunswick died Dec. 2 at home. His wife, Anna Csaky, died in 2001. Surviving are a son, Mike Csaky Jr. of South Brunswick; a daughter, Anna Senape of Straford, N.Y.; and a granddaughter. Services were held at Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. Interment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.

MARY GREGA KOSA, 80, of South River died Dec. 2 in Applegarth Care Center, Monroe. Her husband, Joseph Kosa, died in 1993. Surviving are a daughter, Joan Dziepak of South River; a son, Joseph Kosa of the Dayton section of South Brunswick; five grandchildren; and three great-granddaughters. A Mass was offered at St. Mary’s Church, South River. Interment was in Washington Monumental Cemetery, South River.

ARNOLD R. PLATT, 71, of East Brunswick died Dec. 4 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Joyce Gordon Platt; two daughters, Bonnie Vey of Hopewell and Sheryl Platt of East Brunswick; a sister, Ellen Grosser of Sherman Oaks, Calif.; and a grandson. Services were held at Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick. Interment was in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge. Memorial contributions may be made in the name of Mr. Platt’s grandson, Carson Vey, to The Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, Princeton, NJ 08540.

STEVEN S. SAMPSON, 53, of East Brunswick died Dec. 3 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Hope Miller Sampson; two sons, Evan and David, both at home; his parents, Dorothy and William Sampson of Philadelphia; two brothers, Harold of Broomall, Pa., and Gary of Auburn, Ala.; and two sisters, Arlene Nerenberg of Philadelphia and Sherry Zuckerman of Silver Spring, Md. Services were held at Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick. Interment was in Beth Abraham Cemetery, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 846 Main St., Fords, NJ 08863.


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