2006-12-14 / Obituaries

Obituaries

Diana Marie Colon

Ms. Colon, 43, of Old Bridge, died Dec. 4, 2006. Surviving are three children, Lauren Borcelli, Leighann Borcelli and Thomas Borcelli of Tabernacle; her parents, Michael and Louisa Colon of Old Bridge; a sister, Nikki Colon; and a grandson, James Douglass. Services were held at Rezem Funeral Home, East Brunswick. Interment was in Holy Cross Burial Park Cemetery, South Brunswick.

Charles W. McLaren

Mr. McLaren, 65, of Old Bridge, died Dec. 7, 2006, at home. He was predeceased by a son, Jared, in 2002. Surviving are a daughter, Kelly of Old Bridge; his former wife, Linda Ault-McLaren, also of Old Bridge; and an extended family. Arrangements were under the direction of Freeman Manalapan-Marlboro Funeral Home, Manalapan. A graveside service was held at Mount Sinai Cemetery, Marlboro. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jared S. McLaren Scholarship Fund, c/o Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ 07030.

Edward J. Stevens Jr.

Mr. Stevens, 76, of Old Bridge, died Dec. 2, 2006, in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Dolores Corbett Stevens; three sons, Mark of Old Bridge, Edward of Minnesota and John of Matawan; three daughters, Annemarie Melher of Connecticut, and Cathy Bonetti and Gail Stevens, both of Old Bridge; two sisters, Elizabeth Ann Koller of Florida and Patricia O’Brien-Froshneider of Manahawkin; two sisters-in-law, Anne and Miriam Corbett of Lyndhurst; six grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A Mass was offered at St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge. Interment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Ambrose Church Boiler Fund.

Beatrice Dwyer Klimuszko

Mrs. Klimuszko, 73, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, died Dec. 2,2006, in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy division. Her husband, Stanley, died in 2003. Surviving are two sons, Joseph of Parlin and Steven of Tinton Falls; a daughter, Jane Maciorowski of Burlington; and three grandchildren. A Mass was offered at Sacred Heart Church, South Amboy. Entombment was in Cloverleaf Memorial Park, Woodbridge.

Franklin L. De Cillis

Mr. De Cillis, 72, of Old Bridge, died Dec. 8, 2006, in Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Mary; a daughter, Laura, and a daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Bob Anderson; and two grandsons, Nicholas and Brian. A Mass was offered at St. Ambrose Church, Old Bridge. Arrangements were under the direction of Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the Kidney Foundation.

John C. Hughes

Mr. Hughes, 58, of Sayreville, formerly of South River, died Dec. 10, 2006, in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Antoinette Korobejnyk Hughes; two sisters, Carol Leppig of Sayreville and Marilyn Crosbie of the Leonardo section of Middletown; a brother, Edward Hughes of North Brunswick; and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were under the direction of Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home, Parlin section of Sayreville.

Eric Logan

Mr. Logan, 24, of South River, formerly of Sayreville, died Dec. 9, 2006, in Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth. A 2000 graduate of South River High School, he attended Kean University, Union, for two years. Surviving are his parents, Ernest E. and Cordula Logan of South River; and a brother, Marc, and a sister, Megan Logan, both of South River. A memorial service was held at Maliszewski Funeral Home, South River. Cremation was private. Helen Mozdzen

Ms. Mozdzen, 87, of Sayreville, died Dec. 2, 2006, in Madison Center, Matawan. Prior to her retirement in 1979, she was employed as a machine operator at E.I. DuPont Photo Products, Parlin section of Sayreville, where she worked for 30 years. Before that, she worked at Hercules Inc., also Parlin. Surviving are two brothers, Edmund and Joseph Mozdzen, and two sisters, Wanda Stelmaszek and Theresa Swiderski, all of Sayreville; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. A Mass was offered at St. Stanislaus Church, Sayreville. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Richard F. Woodall

Mr. Woodall, 58, of South Amboy, died Nov. 1, 2006, in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge division. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Mary Laverty Woodall. Surviving are a brother, Charles Woodall of Pompano Beach, Fla.; a friend, Frances “Frankie” Riccardi of Jersey City; and a goddaughter, Sara Riccardi. A Mass was offered at St. Aedan’s Church, Jersey City. Interment was in Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City. Memorial contributions may be made to Families With Children From China, Orphanage Assistance Appeal, P.O. Box 237065, Ansonia Station, New York, NY 10023.

Alexander J. Kizlinski

Mr. Kizlinski, 91, of South River, died Dec. 9, 2006, in Saint Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Prior to his retirement, he owned Kizlinski’s Shoe and Orthopedic Repair Shop, South River, for many years. He retired in 1979 from Algro Knitting Mills, Milltown. Surviving are his wife, Laura S. Barglowski Kizlinski; three children, Alex S. Kizlinski and Dorothy Hefner, both of South River, and Frank Kizlinski of Inola, Okla.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A Mass was offered at St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church, South River. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick.

Patricia Catherine Petersen Ellis

Mrs. Ellis, 67, of Freehold, formerly of South River and Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Dec. 3, 2006, in Madison Care and Rehabilitation Center, Old Bridge. Prior to her retirement in 1991, she was employed for four years as a legal secretary at Roselli and Roselli, South River. Before that, she was a legal secretary at Rafano and Wood, South River, where she worked for three years. Her husband, Harry J. Ellis, died in 1984. Surviving are two sons, Harry J. Ellis Jr. of Midlothian, Va., and Deacon Kenneth E. Ellis of Freehold; a daughter, Patricia C. Morton of Midlothian; two sisters, Barbara Hughes of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Joan Colton of Charlotte, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. A Mass was offered at St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church, South River. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul the Apostle Orthodox Church Building Fund, 24 Burke Road, Freehold, NJ 07728.

Wanda Rydzewski

Ms. Rydzewski, 94, of Sayreville, formerly of South Amboy, died Dec. 6, 2006, in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy division. She was predeceased by a brother, Herman Rydzewski, and by five sisters, Stella Jankowski, Hedwig Traverso, U.S. Air Force Col. Helen Rydzewski, Theresa Kelly and Pauline Rydzewski. Surviving are many nieces and nephews. A Mass was offered at Sacred Heart Church, South Amboy. Interment was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Parlin section of Sayreville.

Francis “Frank” Locha

Mr. Locha, 86, of Sayreville, died Dec. 1, 2006, in Barbara E. Cheung Memorial Hospice, Edison. Prior to his retirement, he was a machine operator at Johnson and Johnson Personal Products, Milltown, where he worked for 37 years. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Nebus Locha; two daughters, Martha Locha-Savoy of Keyport and Mary Locha of North Brunswick; two sons, Francis W. Locha of Sayreville and Thomas C. Locha of the Parlin section of Sayreville; and two grandsons. A Mass was offered at St. Stanislaus Church, Sayreville. Interment was in the church cemetery.

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