2002-10-17 / Obituaries
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DR. CHUL-YOUNG CHI, 77, of the Somerset section of Franklin died Oct. 13 in St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. He was a retired music professor. Surviving are his wife, Kyu Soo Kim; a daughter, Mariane Chi Spearman of Seattle; a son, Dennis Chi of Closter; and five grandchildren. Services were held at Rezem Funeral Home, East Brunswick. Interment was in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, East Brunswick.
EILEEN WREN CULLEN, 59, of Spotswood died Oct. 14 in St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are her husband, Peter J. Cullen; a daughter, Christine Hughes of Spotswood; two sons, Craig of Spotswood and Michael of East Brunswick; a sister, Maureen T. Gertz of Monroe; and two grandsons. A Mass of Christian Burial is planned for 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 17 at Nativity of Our Lord Church, East Brunswick. Cremation will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
JOHN "JACK" VANDERVEER DENISE II, 86, of Monroe, formerly of Princeton, died Oct. 8 at home. Surviving are his wife, Ruth Carr Denise; a son, David C. Denise of Princeton; two daughters, Susan Harris of New Canaan, Conn., and Jan Loughran of the Princeton Junction section of West Windsor; and 13 grandchildren. Services were held at Old Tennent Cemetery, Tennent section of Manalapan. A memorial service was held at Christ Congregation Church, Princeton. Memorial donations may be made to the Princeton Hospice, 253 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08540; or to Friends of Princeton Lacrosse, Princeton University, P.O. Box 5357, Princeton, NJ 08543-5357.
OLLIE L. DOSS, 86, of East Brunswick died Oct. 11 in Care One, East Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Gladys Viar Doss; a brother, Edward of Madison Heights, Va.; a sister, Ruby Navarra of Norfolk, Va.; and many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were under the direction of Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick.
JUNE SULLIVAN FRANK, 71, of Spotswood died Oct. 12 at home. Surviving are her husband, Henry; a son, Henry J. Frank Jr. of Metuchen; a daughter, Carol Frank Compton of East Brunswick; a sister, Barbara Marshello of Brick; two granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements were under the direction of Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA of Central New Jersey, 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
KATHERINE DUTKA LOCH, 83, of South River died Oct. 14 at home. Surviving are a daughter, Joanne Carol Deerson; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews. Services are planned for 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 18 at Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, South River. Memorial contributions may be made to the Katherine Loch Memorial Fund at Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, Whitehead Avenue, South River, NJ 08882.
EVELYN S. STEIN MAYERS, 88, of Monroe died Oct. 10 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Her husband, Jules Lawrence Mayers, died in 1994. Surviving are a son, Kenneth J. Mayers; a daughter, Pat Mayers; and two grandchildren. Graveside services were held at King Solomon Cemetery, Clifton.
LINDA SPARKES VIVENZIO, 50, of Milltown died Oct. 10 in Mary Ann Hale Haven Hospice at JFK Medical Center, Edison. Surviving are her husband, Philip; a daughter, Darsey Allison, and a son, Derek Andrew, both at home; her parents, Arthur and Margaret Sparkes of Milltown; a sister, Pamela Sparkes, also of Milltown; a brother, Bruce Sparkes of Hillsborough; seven nieces and one nephew. A service was held at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, South River. Interment was in Chestnut Hill Cemetery, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 90 Leonardine Ave., South River, NJ 08882.
EDWARD KOSCIUSZKO, 78, of South River died Oct. 15 at the home of his daughter in Milltown. Prior to his retirement, he was a barber and later the head custodian at Jonas Salk Middle School, Old Bridge. Surviving are a daughter, Kathleen Klacik of Milltown; a son, Edward Kosciuszko of North Caldwell; a sister, Irene Stueber of East Brunswick; a brother, John Kosciuszko, also of East Brunswick; four grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter. A Mass is planned for 9 a.m. on Oct. 17 at St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church, South River. Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Hospice, c/o Development Unit, 141 Bodman Place, Red Bank, NJ 07701.
JOHN JOSEPH POST, 73, of Old Bridge died Oct. 14 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Martha McErlean Post; two sons, John T. Post of the Franklin Park section of Franklin and U.S. Air Force, Lt. Col. Robert B. Post of Lusby, Md.; two daughters, Martha Post-Szigethy of the Long Valley section of Washington Township and Janet Post Lamb of Chester; a sister, Gloria Duffy of Maspeth, N.Y.; and nine grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial is planned for Oct. 18 in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Old Bridge.
RUSSELL G. BUCCO SR., 76, of Aberdeen died Oct. 8 in Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. Surviving are his wife, Carmella DiGiora Bucco; two sons, Russell G. Bucco Jr. and Rocco P. Bucco, both of Aberdeen; three daughters, Mary V. Koehler and Angela Marvel, both of Aberdeen, and Carmella Mocci of Keyport; three brothers, Anthony Bucco of Highlands, Frank Bucco of Old Bridge and Joseph Bucco of Matawan; three sisters, Mary Bounano of Old Bridge, Ann Caden of Texas and Angie Mizzel of Keyport; and four grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Joseph’s Church, Keyport. Interment was in the church cemetery.
MARIA "MAMIE" CRISTINE, 85, of Old Bridge died Oct. 2 in Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. She was predeceased by a sister, Agnes Bruno. Surviving are two nieces, Jeannette Massas of Matawan and Patricia Bruno of Provincetown, Mass.; and one great-niece and one great-nephew. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Keyport.
MARIE E. ADDEO MILLER, 66, of the Parlin section of Sayreville died Oct. 13 in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge division. Surviving are her husband, Leo J. Miller; two daughters, Leigh O’Leary of Spotswood and Kristen Silowka of East Meredith, N.Y.; a son, Kurt Miller of the Somerset section of Franklin; her mother, Elizabeth Pennella Addeo of East Newark; a sister, Elizabeth Ann McInnis, also of East Newark; and eight grandchildren. A Mass is planned for 10 a.m. on Oct. 17 at St. Bernadette’s Church, Parlin section of Old Bridge. Interment will follow in New Calvary Cemetery, Parlin section of Sayreville. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.
EDWARD J. FARLEY, 81, of the Parlin section of Sayreville died Oct. 11 in Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge division. His wife, Margaret Farley, died in 1985. Surviving are two sons, Edward of Colts Neck and Bryan of Parlin; a daughter, Maureen of Old Bridge; and three grandchildren. A Mass was offered at Sacred Heart Church, South Amboy. Interment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, East Brunswick.
ANGELINA "JULIE" WALLING, 74, of Aberdeen died Oct. 12 at home. Surviving are her husband, Donald W. Walling; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Walling-Murray and Richard Murray of the Parlin section of Sayreville; a sister, Carmen Rossi of the Toms River section of Dover; and a goddaughter, Arlene Kowalski of Florida.