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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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Saturday, June 30, 2007
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ASBURY PARK PRESS I SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2007 m OBITUARIDES Additional obituaries Al 5 partment. She volunteered at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, for 24 ANTHONY MICHAEL DeCANDIA, 76, of Aberdeen, passed away Thursday, June 28, of St Ann's Roman Catholic Church, Keansburg. He enjoyed building things, fishing, and boating. Jr - ' ters, Lucy Johnson and her husband Joseph Sr., Kendra Barry and her husband James, and Carol Chaney and her husband Robert, Sr.; grandchildren, Garry Jackson, Marika Correig, Felicia Collins, Amber Chaney, Keysha Barry, Joseph Johnson, Jr., Robin Bird, Troy Johnson, Tara Chaney and Robert Chaney; 22 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; her beloved Sandy; and a host of friends and family. years starting May 24, 1977. She was a member of the James F. Ackerman Federation of the Jer-1 sey Shore 1 University ' Medical will take place at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church in Red Bank. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Middletown. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Red Bank First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 151, Red Bank, NJ 07701. Letters of condolence may be sent to the family through the funeral home's Web site, MARY ELLEN SWIFT McGRATH, 97, of ciiffwood, ABERDEEN, died Thursday, June 28, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. She was a cafeteria worker for Lloyd Road School, Matawan. She was a member of St. Clement's 60 and Over Club. Born in England, she lived in New York City and Matawan before moving to Aberdeen. She was preceded in death by her husband, James McGrath; a son, Thomas McGrath; her brothers, Thomas Swift, Michael Swift, and the Rev. Gerald Swift; and her sisters, Catherine Algeo and Nora Brennan; and great-granddaughter, Catherine Grace Pusey. Surviving are her sons, James McGrath of Bel Air, Md., Bart McGrath of Browns Mills, and John McGrath of Clifton; three daughters, Joan Pusey of Atlanta, Maureen Glende of Whiting, and Geraldine Vierach of Pennsylvania; 21 grandchil CAPTAIN ROYAL M. BAILEY JR., of ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, died Thursday, June 28. The Bailey family mourns his passing after a courageous yearlong battle with lung cancer. "The Captain" was born January 14, 1943, in Waltham, Mass., to - Royal M. Bailey and Elizabeth Bailey. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 until 1963 and began a career in the Marine Towing Business in New York Harbor shortly after starting as a tug boat deck hand. He worked his way up through the ranks at Ekloff Marine, later K-Sea Transportation, retiring as Senior Captain in September 2006. He served on various tug boats and barges throughout his career, including the tugs Norseman, Red Wing, Yankee and Odin. His tug Odin was among the first vessels responding to the World Trade Center terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, and spent the day ferrying survivors between the Battery and New Jersey in limited visibility. He transported millions of gallons of oil and gasoline during his career and had an unblemished safety record. The Captain's interests included socializing, driving fast, drinking, reading, enjoying his pets and fishing. He was legendary throughout the many watering holes in the Monmouth County and Staten Island areas and kept the Johnny Walker Distillery in business almost single hand-edly. He is survived by his wife, Kristine Skarbek-Bailey of Atlantic Highlands; son, Royal M. Bailey III and his wife, Jet of Tucker, Ga.; son, James T. Bailey and his wife, Claire and children, Natalie and Turner of at River-viewMedi-cal Center, Red Bank. He worked as a CPA and was a managing member of JH Cohn lo-cated in Roseland for over 30 years until his retirement in 1992. He was born in Jersey City and resided in Hobo-ken before moving to Aberdeen 44 years ago. He was an Army Air Corps veteran who served during the Korean War. He was a Member of the AICPA for Certified Public Accountants and an Usher at the St. Clement Church, Matawan, where he also was a past president of the Holy Name Society, Anthony was a very charitable man and enjoyed giving to many organizations throughout his life. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Portia "Ruth" DeCan-dia of Aberdeen; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Patricia DeCandia of Doylestown, Pa.; a daughter and son-in-law, Michele and Richard Jouaneau of Tinton Falls; a sister and brother-in-law, Sabina and Joe Rubbinaccio of Tinton Falls; and five grandchildren, Ashley, Casey, Danielle, Jessica, and So phia. Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Waitt-Nelms Funeral Home, 501 Highway 79, Morganville. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Clement Church, Matawan, followed by entombment in the St. Gabriel Cemetery, Marlboro. Online condolences can be sent by visiting JAMES JEROME DuPONT III, 55, of HOWELL, died Thursday, June 28, at Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood. He was a police lieutenant in Newark for 30 years, retiring m 2004. He was born in Jersey City, and lived in North Arlington prior to moving to Howell 12 years ago. He served in the Navy. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Superior Officers Association and Board Of Education of Howell. He was predeceased by his father, James DuPont II, in 1987. He is survived by wife, Michele Fasula DuPont; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and his wife, Jennifer DuPont of Howell; daughter and son-in-law, Jamie and her husband, Rich Cioffi of Toms River; daughter, Lauren Vassos of Howell; sister, Connie DuPont of Toms River; grandchildren, Brandon, Emily, Sarah, Logan, and Jack; and mother, Florence DiStefano of Toms River. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Colonial Funeral Home, 2170 Highway 88, Brick. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's of the Lake Church in Lakewood. PHILIP J. FARMER IV, 53. of KEANSBURG, died Tuesday, June 19, at Laurel Bay Health Care, Keansburg. He was born in New York, N.Y., and has been a lifelong resident of Keansburg. Mr. Farmer was a retired landscapes He was a communicant Quality, t ... Jm Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Braun Funeral Home, 106 Broad St., Eatontown. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 12 noon at the funeral home. Interment to follow at White Ridge Cemetery, Eatontown. The repass will be held at the Masonic Lodge, Drs. Parker Avenue, Red Bank. The family has requested memorial donations to be made to: Central Jersey Blood Center, 494 Sycamore Avenue, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702 or the American Cancer Society, 801 Broad Street, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702. Letters of condolence may be e-mailed through our funeral home's Web site to JOHN S. CIP0, 85, of MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, died Friday, June 29, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Mr. Cipo was born in Pennsylvania and had resided in Morgan for 25 years before moving to Millstone Township 27 years ago. Mr. Cipo was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving a Technical Sergeant and was a tugboat captain in the European Theater of Operations. He was in the electrical inspection business for over 30 years serving as both the New Jersey State manager with the Middle Department Inspection Agency, Somerville, and also as the electrical sub-code official for East Windsor Township. During his career, he was a member of the International Association of Electrical Inspectors. Mr. Cipo was a communicant of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Millstone Township; a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1352, Hopelawn; a graduate of Woodbridge High School, Class of 1941; and had played semi-professional football for the Golden Bears, Newark. Surviving are his wife, Eleanor Kavchak Cipo; a son and daughter-in-law, John "L. and Judy Cipo of Clarksburg; a daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Jim Kopp of Rumson; a brother and sister-in-law, Stephen and Irene Cipo of Potts-town, Pennsylvania; a granddaughter, Allison Kopp of Rumson; and a niece, Cynthia Cipo Gallagher, of Pottstown, Pa. Visiting will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold. The Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church, 91 Still-house Road, Perrineville, on Monday at 10 a.m. followed by interment at the parish Mr. Farmer was predeceased by his parents, Philip and Florence Farmer; and two sisters, Patricia and Florence Farmer. Surviving are his son, Philip J. Farmer V, of North Carolina; a daughter, Christina Crawford Farmer of Matawan; two grandchildren, Donavan Philip Farmer and Giselle Farmer; and his companion, Lorraine Kenny, of Keansburg. A private cremation took place at Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls. Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals, 233 Carr Ave., Keansburg, was in charge of arrangements. HENRY A. KLEIN, si, of w est LONG BRANCH, died Thursday, June 28, at home. He was born in Long Branch and lived all his life in the Shore area. He was a member of Temple Beth Miriam of Elberon, was past president of the Lions Club of Long Branch, a member of the West Long Branch Historical Society, and Friends of Photography in Monmouth Beach. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Belle; one son, Michael of Ft. Myers, Fla.; one daughter, Gail Ple-vinsky of Cherry Hill; one sister, Selma Seider of Hewlett, Long Island; and two grandchildren, Lauren and Hallie. Chapel services 3 p.m. today from the Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, Highway No. 35, Ocean Township. Shiva will be observed at the Klein residence ,jn West Long Branch till Tuesday night. ANTHONY "TONY" MACCI0LI, 79, of Mesa, Ariz., formerly of LONG BRANCH, passed away Saturday, June 23. He was born in Newark and resided in Long Branch before living in Reno, Las Vegas and Mesa, Ariz. He was predeceased by his parents. Rose Maccioli Valerio and Anthony Maccioli; and two brothers, Joseph and Jerry Maccioli. Surviving are his wife, Louise; his son, Paul and daughter-in-law, Thelma and his grandson, Anthony, all of Mesa; two brothers, Sal and his wife, Dolores, and Vincent Maccioli of Long Branch; three sisters, Betty Falco of Bayville, Marie Pasquariello of Cranford, and Sandra and her husband, Louis DeFazio of Long Branch; and his aunt, Barbara Portantino of Long Branch; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Tony will be missed by all who knew and loved him. GERTRUDE B. MAZZA, 92. of RED BANK, passed away Wednesday, June 27, at her-home. She worked for the Kay Dunhill Clothing factory in Red Bank in the late 1930s. She also was an independent seamstress, and worked for the former Ai-mee's Sewing Circle for many years. She was educated at the Licium School of the Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Long Branch. Gertrude Mazza was a former member of the Red Bank Republican Club. She was an ac tive parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church. She married Capt. Frank J. Mazza of the Red Bank Police Department in 1937. She was born and raised in Long Branch. She lived in Red Bank for the past 70 years. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank Mazza, in 1971; her parents, Santo and Anna Blasi, and her brother, Anthony Blasi. She is survived by her three children and their spouses, Dominick A. Mazza and his wife Carolyn of Ocean Township; Frank J. Mazza Jr. and his wife Virginia of Shrewsbury; and Loretta A. Chebookjian and her husband, Harry, of Red Bank. She was blessed with seven grandchildren, Lisa Cum-mings, Lori Babiak, Donna Mazza, Harry S. Chebookjian III, Ericka Good, and Sarah and Maggie Mazza. She has 12 greatgrandchildren, Zackary, Jaxon and Kooper Good; Arabella and Sofia Gertrude Chebookjian; Danielle, Bethany and Justin Cummings; Trevor and Cassidy Johnson, and Jaiden and Brock Babiak. Also surviving is her brother, Richard Blasi. A Mass of Christian Burial Center, the former Fitkin Morgan Auxiliary, a member of The Ariel Club, the Monmouth County Election Board for 14 years, the Ocean Township Senior Friendship Club and a volunteer at the Ocean Township Historical Museum. Dorothy was predeceased by her grandson, Jason T. Ei-chinger; her brother, William F. Taylor Jr., and her husband of 51 years, Fred W. Wills Sr., who died in 1999. She is survived by . two daughters and a son-in-law, Judith A. Wills of Point Pleasant ( Beach, Susan Wills Kallini and Thaddeus W. Kallini of Interla-ken; a son, Fred W. Wills Jr. of Red Bank; her grandchildren, Christopher L. Kallini of Tuc-, son, Ariz., Jonathan P. Ei-, chinger and his wife Amy ofi Barto, Pa., Scott A. Kallini and . his wife Kim of Columbia, Md., , Frederick W. Wills III and Rob-. ert L. Wills, both of Red Bank. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Logan ' Miles Kallini, and Taylor Lee Kallini, both of Columbia, Md., Zoe Lynne Eichinger and Abigail Grace Eichinger, both of Barto, Pa., and a sister, Mrs. ; Robert W. Hoffman (Anne) of' Point Pleasant Beach. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the , Buckley Funeral Home, 509 Second Ave., Asbury Park. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Presbyterian ' Church On The Hill, Ocean. In-. terment will be in Monmouth Memorial Park, Tinton Falls. In lieu of flowers, please make do-1 nations to the Ocean Township , Historical Museum or the Meridian Hospice. REGINA MIESZKUC BERGEN, 81, of South River, whose family lives in OCEAN COUNTY, passed away Thursday, June 28, at St. Peter's Uni-; versity Hospital in New Brunswick, surrounded by her family. Surviving are her son James and his wife, Eleanor of Brick; her grandchildren, Melisa Thieme and her husband, David of Toms River, Kimberly Trygar of Brick; as well as several other relatives. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Maliszewski Funeral Home, 218 Whitehead Ave., South River. Funeral services will be Monday 8:30 a.m. from the funeral home with a 9 a.m. Mass to follow at St. Mary of Ostrabrama Roman Catholic Church in South River. A private cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in Regina's name may be made to Middlesex County Medical Society Foundation, Susan Bergen Colombo Memorial Scholarship Fund, 575 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. ROSE MARIE CATALINA, 71, of TOMS RIVER, passed away on Thursday, June 28, at Ocean Medical Center Hospice, Brick. 1 Born in Newark, she lived in Lyndhurst before moving to Toms River in 1956. Mrs. Cat- alina was a parishioner of St. ' Luke's Roman Catholic Church, , . Toms River. j Mrs. Catalina is predeceased' by her husband, William Cat-j alina, who passed away in 1999. ! She is survived by her three! sons, Craig of Toms River, Den-i nis of Brick, Steven of Tomsi Riven her daughter. Lisa June; of Pennsylvania; her brother.; James of Brick; and three grand-1 children. Vincent, Angela and! Ashley. j Mass of a Christian Burial-was held Friday, June 29, at St j Luke's R.C. Church. Interment ' was in Ocean County Memorial ; Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Oceans of Love ' 1709 Hwy 37 East, Toms River,' NJ 08753, would be appreciated, j 1. dren; 24 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation is from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Sunday at the Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport. Mass will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Clement's Roman Catholic Church, Matawan. Interment will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Keyport. Letters of condolence may be sent to HOWARD STALL0N, 53, of MARLBORO, died Friday, June 29, at his residence. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he lived in Marlboro for 16 years. He was a member of the Marlboro Jewish Center. Surviving are his wife of 17 years, Robin Condiotti Stallon; a son, Brett Stallon at home; and his sister, Cheryl Goldstein of Weston, Fla. Services will be held at Bloomfield-Cooper Jewish Chapels, 44 Wilson Ave., Manala-pan, Sunday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Mt. Sinai Cemetery, Marlboro. Donations may be made to the Brett Stallon Educational Fund, checks may be made payable to Brett Stallon. T0MASA CARRILL0 TREJ0, 85, of LONG BRANCH, died peacefully on Thursday, June 28, at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch. She was born in Chetumal, Mexico, and resided in Belize, Central America, before coming to the Shore area many years ago. She was a homemaker. She was predeceased by a brother, Luciano Carrillo. Surviving are sons, Ulrich, Daniel, and Francis, and Thomas Anderson; daughters, Terisita Bal-uch and Shirley Johnson; many grandchildren and several greatgrandchildren; a sister-in-law, Helen Carrillo, and many nieces and nephews, all of whom live in Belize. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. today at Hoffman Funeral Home, 415 Broadway, Long Branch. Interment will be in Woodbine Cemetery, Oceanport. DOROTHY JEAN TAYLOR WILLS. 79, of IXTERLAKEN, died of pancreatic cancer on-Thursday, June 28, at home. She was born in Long Branch on September 30, 1927. Dorothy lived in Asbury Park and graduated from Asbury Park High School before moving to Interla-ken 50 years ago. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church On The Hill, Ocean Township, which she joined on April 28, 1940. Dorothy was a former member of the Asbury Park Woman's Club Evening De- Oviedo, Fla.; stepdaughter, Nicole Skarbek-Segall and her fiance, Tim Jones, of Philadelphia, Pa.; and niece, Sarah Bradley and her husband, Jamie and children of Asheville, N.C. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Posten's Funeral Home in Atlantic Highlands. The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Monday also at Posten's. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in The Captain's name to The American Cancer Society or ASPCA. GRACE A. BIRD, 83, a lifelong resident of EATONTOWN, died Thursday, June 28, at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank. She was born in Eatontown and resided there her entire life. She was employed as a seam stress for Schwartz Dress Factory in Eatontown. She was a member of Methodist Church of Eatontown. She is predeceased by her mother and father, Howard and Margaret Jackson; two daughters, Jackie Jackson and Grace Collins; two grandchildren, Renee Burton and Frank E. 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