2003-09-18 / Obituaries

Obituaries

Zena Suskevich Macko
Obituaries Zena Suskevich Macko

Zena Suskevich Macko, 90, of South River died Sept. 6 in St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Her husband, Frank J. Macko, died in 1993, and a daughter-in-law, Carole Macko, died in 2000. Surviving are two daughters, Nadine Warner of Bound Brook and Claudia Letizia of Sayreville; a son, Frank Macko of the Toms River section of Dover; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. A service was held at Saints Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church, South River. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Joseph M. Soman

Joseph M. Soman of Howell died Aug. 11. Mr. Soman was born in Beacon, N.Y. Mr. Soman was predeceased by his wife, Sheila Knox Whalen, in 2001. Surviving are eight children, Jeffrey of Wilmette, Ill., Laurie of Berkeley, Calif., Nancy of Voorhees, Lisa of East Brunswick, Kathryn of Manhattan, N.Y., Page of Howell, Sarah of San Francisco, and Victoria of Howell; a brother, Dewey of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; several cousins; and eight grandchildren. A memorial Mass will be celebrated Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. at St. Veronica’s Roman Catholic Church, Route 9, Howell. Memorial donations may be made to The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St., New Brunswick 08901. The C.H.T. Clayton & Son Funeral Home, Adelphia section of Howell, is in charge of arrangements.

Marion Krolvic Buczek

Marion Krolvic Buczek, 70, of South River died Sept. 14 in St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick. Surviving are her husband, John Buczek; two daughters, Diane Butler of South River and Susan Feste of Plainfield; a sister, Dorothy Esposito; two brothers, Paul and Tom Krolvic; and four grandchildren. A service was held at St. Stephen Protomartyr Church, South River. Interment was in St. Stanislaus Kostka Cemetery, Sayreville.William Alan Sleavin

William Alan Sleavin, 69, of East Brunswick died Sept. 11 at home. Surviving are his wife, Gail A. Liftchild Sleavin; a son, William J. of Simsbury, Conn.; two daughters, Carolyn Coppola of Holmdel and Alice E. Sleavin of East Brunswick; a sister, Linda Weiss of Floral Park, N.Y.; a granddaughter; and a nephew. 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 Alzheimer’s Association, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.

David E. Jobes Sr.

David E. Jobes Sr., 40, of East Brunswick died Sept. 8 in Hamilton. He was a carpenter and the proprietor of Kitchen Designs Inc., East Brunswick. Surviving are his wife, Tracie Berkey Jobes; two sons, Lance Corp. David Jobes Jr., U.S. Marine Corps, stationed in Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Kyle Jobes, at home; his stepmother, Margaret Jobes of Willingboro; and eight brothers and two sisters, all of New Jersey. Arrangements were under the direction of Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick.

Stanley Polanski

Stanley Polanski, 81, of Monroe died Sept. 10 in St. Francis Hospital, Trenton. Surviving are his wife, Sylvia Rosenzweig Polanski; three sons, Ben of East Windsor, Raymond of Doylestown, Pa., and Larry of Florence; a daughter, Barbara Calhoun of Oak Ridge; and eight grandchildren. Services were held at Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick. Interment was in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish National Fund, 42 E. 69th St., New York, NY 10021.

Sadie E. Allen Selby

Sadie E. Allen Selby, 90, of Monroe died Sept. 10 in Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. Her husband, Joseph, died in 1989. Surviving are a son, Joseph of Monroe; a daughter, Patricia Alderiso of Barnegat; a sister, Auleen Roper of New Brunswick, Canada; five grandchildren; and three great-grand­children. Services were held at Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. Interment was in Hollywood Memorial Park, Union.

Reneé Freda Loconte

Reneé Freda Loconte, 46, of East Brunswick died Sept. 11 at home. Her mother, Anna M. Freda, died in 1996. Surviving are a son, Joseph Masterson of Bayonne; two daughters, Heather Monheit of East Brunswick and Jennifer Masterson of Bayonne; her father, Dominick "Nick" Freda of East Brunswick; a brother, Dominick "Nick" Freda Jr., also of East Brunswick; and a sister, Michele Pellino of Monroe. A Mass was offered at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Old Bridge. Cremation was private. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 100, Dept. 300, Memphis, TN 38148-0552.

Elizabeth Check Wieczorek

Elizabeth Check Wieczorek, 92, of South River died Sept. 10 in Berlin Convalescent Center, Berlin, Md. Prior to her retirement in 1976, she was a seamstress with Dora Dress Co., South River. Her husband, Stanley, died in 1948. Surviving are two daughters, Elaine Wornowicz of East Brunswick and Doris Palko of Ocean City, Md.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A Mass was offered at St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church, South River. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick.

Helen Louise Werner Winters

Helen Louise Werner Winters, 81, of East Brunswick died Sept. 10 in Applegarth Care Center, Monroe. Surviving are two daughters, Linda Hartung of East Brunswick and Kathy Winters of New Port Richey, Fla.; two sisters, Edna Werner of Lima, Ohio, and Mary Hall of Birmingham, Ala.; three granddaughters; and four great-grandchildren. Services were held at Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. Cremation was private. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 846 Main St., Fords, NJ 08863.

Mary Boshko Zielinski

Mary Boshko Zielinski, 88, of East Brunswick died Sept. 11 at home. Her hus­band died in 1960. Surviving are a son, George Zielinski; a brother, Peter Boshko of Jamesburg; two sisters, Sophie Yonkman of Old Bridge and Olga Miller of Michigan; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. A Mass was offered at St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church, South River. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick.Mary M. Hogan Williscroft

Mary M. Hogan Williscroft, 87, of South River died Sept. 16 in Barbara E. Cheung Memorial Hospice, Edison. Her husband, Herbert, died in 1977, and a son, Herbert, died in 1996. Surviving are a daughter, Mary Horvath of South River; a son, Robert of East Brunswick; a sister, Naomi Martin of Rutland, Vt.; four brothers, Joseph Hogan of Florida, Al Hogan of Belle Mead, Leon Hogan of Bethlehem, Pa., and Ronald Hogan of Tennessee; 11 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild. A Mass is planned for 9 a.m. on Sept. 18 at Corpus Christi Church, South River. Interment will follow in Washington Monumental Cemetery, South River.

Estelle Washko

Estelle Washko, 89, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of Old Bridge and Milltown, died in Sept. 9 in Palm Coast. She and her late husband, Benjamin J. Washko Sr., owned and operated Midway Garage, Old Bridge, and South Side Auto Garage, Milltown. Surviving are a son, Benjamin J. Washko Jr. of Palm Coast; a daughter, Phyllis Puskas of Cape Cod, Mass.; a sister, Martha Kuchinski of Englishtown; four grandchil­dren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Graveside services were held at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Jamesburg. Memorial contributions may be made to Florida Hospital, Memorial Hospice Care, 875 Sterthaw Ave., Ormond Beach, FL 32174-9976.

Matthew J. Piskadlo

Matthew J. Piskadlo, 87, of Lancaster, Pa., formerly of South River, died Sept. 14 at home. Surviving are his wife, Leona "Lodz" Mickiewicz Piskadlo; a son, Chester Grabowski of Corpus Christi, Texas; a daughter, Virginia Bowman of Lancaster; five grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. A Mass is planned for 9 a.m. on Sept. 18 at St. Mary of Ostrabrama Church, South River. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter Alzheimer’s Association, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

Raymond Styles IV

Raymond Styles IV, 41, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of East Brunswick, died Sept. 10 in Boulder. Surviving are his wife, Kathy Bilicic Styles; his father, Raymond Styles III of Sayreville; his mother and stepfather, Carol and John Dahlquist of East Brunswick; a brother, Christopher Styles of East Brunswick; his grandmoth­ers, Rose Ann Styles of Old Bridge and Bertha Timens of the Toms River section of Dover; two aunts; one uncle; and two nephews. Services were held at Brunswick Memorial Home, East Brunswick. Entombment was in Holy Cross Burial Park, South Brunswick. Memorial contri­butions may be made to Naropa University, Boulder, Colo.


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