2006-11-22 / Obituaries


Catherine Zambito D'Apolito

Mrs. D'Apolito, 85, of Matawan, died Nov. 16, 2006, in Bayshore Health Care Center, Holmdel. Prior to her retirement in 1986, she was employed as a registered nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, Red Bank, where she worked for several years. She was predeceased by her husband, Matthew, in 1971, and by a grandson, Matthew David D'Apolito, in 1977. Surviving are a son, Frank D'Apolito of Matawan; a daughter, Josephine Salvatore, also of Matawan; two brothers, Louis Zambito of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Paul Zambito of the Parlin section of Sayreville; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A Mass was offered at St. Joseph's Church, Keyport. Interment was in the church cemetery.

William Tyhanic

Mr. Tyhanic, 78, of Spotswood, died Nov. 12, 2006, at home. Prior to his retirement in 1987, he was employed as an electrical engineer with Kimberly Clark/Peter J. Schweitzer, Spotswood, where he worked for more than 30 years. His wife, Peggy Bettes Tyhanic, died in 2000. Surviving are three daughters, Linda Kies and Patricia Staffa, both of Monroe, and Peggy Gerling of Roosevelt; three sons, Gary P. Giles of Daytona Beach, Fla., William T. Tyhanic of Spotswood and Russell L. Tyhanic of Jamesburg; a sister, Ann McMahon of Sun City, Ariz.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Services were held at Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. Interment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2600 Route 1, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Katherine Cecilia Carroll Georgie

Mrs. Georgie, 83, of Old Bridge, died Nov. 15, 2006, in Park Place Center, Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick. Surviving are her husband, Joseph Georgie; two daughters, Mary Ellen Mottola of Newton and Carol Ann Donchin of Barnegat; and two brothers, James Carroll of Stamford, Conn., and Charles Carroll of Ridgefield, Conn. Services were held at Rezem Funeral Home, East Brunswick. Interment was in Rosedale Cemetery, Linden.

Catherine Marie Weissman

Mrs. Weissman, 85, of Monroe, died Nov. 3, 2006, in Victoria House, Matawan. Her husband, Joseph Weissman, died in 1970. Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Michael Terzano of Old Bridge; three grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Services were held at Rezem Funeral Home, East Brunswick. Interment was in Canarsie Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Mary Chach Zakrzewski

Mrs. Zakrzewski, 82, of Old Bridge, died Nov. 14, 2006, in Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. Surviving are her husband, Alexander Zakrzewski; a sister, Helen Chach of Yonkers, N.Y.; and a brother, William Chach, also of Yonkers. A service was held at St. John's Orthodox Church, Perth Amboy. Interment was in Our Lady of Czestochowa Cemetery, Doylestown, Pa.

William Gallagher

Mr. Gallagher, 77, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, died Nov. 14, 2006, in Old Bridge Manor. Surviving are his wife, L. Dorothy Lynch Gallagher; two sons, Kenneth of Queens, N.Y., and Brendan of the Somerset section of Franklin; a daughter, Gail Hale of Damascus, Md.; a sister, Nan Turner of Portsmouth, N.H.; and four grandchildren. A funeral liturgy was offered at St. Bernadette's Church, Parlin section of Old Bridge. Interment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick.

Joseph F. Ejk

Mr. Ejk, 90, of South River, died Nov. 16, 2006, at home. Prior to his retirement in 1981, he was employed as a machinist with Philip H. Buerlhe Inc., East Brunswick, where he worked for 20 years. Surviving are his wife, Edna Uler Ejk; a son, Robert of South River; a daughter, Joan Loonen of Weert, The Netherlands; and three grandchildren. A Mass was offered at St. Mary's Church, South River. Cremation was private.

Bernard V. "Bud" Gallagher

Mr. Gallagher, 69, of East Freetown, N.Y., formerly of Jamesburg, died Nov. 15 at home. Prior to his retirement, he was a farmer and truck driver. Surviving are his wife, Frances Gallagher; three sons, Ray Gallagher of Hightstown, Richard Gallagher of Marathon, N.Y., and Bill Gallagher of Monroe; four daughters, Bernardette Costa of Franconia, N.H., Rebecca Archer of Hightstown, Cindy James of Freetown and Cathy Dobromilsky of Jamesburg; a brother, Dan Gallagher of Cook, Minn.; five sisters, Ann Rackmyer of Jamesburg, Ruth Vislosky of Spotswood, Maxine Leming of the Hamilton Square section of Hamilton, Phyllis Kiehn of Manchester and Dot Shafto of Knoxville, Tenn.; a sister-in-law, Betty Simpson of West Virginia; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Deborah Heart and Lung Center, Browns Mills section of Pemberton. Arrangements were under the direction of A.C. Baker and Nichols Funeral Home, Whitney Point, N.Y.

Phyllis Stapleton Chartier

Mrs. Chartier, 71, of South River, died Nov. 17, 2006, in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Prior to her retirement in 2003, she was a cafeteria manager with the East Brunswick school district for 14 years. Her husband, Paul Chartier, died in 2001, and a son, Paul J. Chartier, died in 1997. Surviving are four sons, Richard Chartier of Sayreville, Michael Chartier of Matawan, John Chartier of Dallas, Ga., and Laurence Chartier of South River; two daughters, Judiann Chartier and Suzette Chartier Vignapiano, both of South River; a brother, John Stapleton of East Brunswick; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. A Mass was offered at St. Mary's Church, South River. Interment was in Washington Monumental Cemetery, South River.

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