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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2009 ASBURY PARK PRESS page A9 Obituaries Additional obituaries A 8, 10, 11 ELMER J. BOZZA AGE: 85 MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP Elmer J. Bozza, 85, of Millstone Township, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township. Born in Newark, he lived in Fanwood and Toms River before moving to Millstone. Mr. Bozza was predeceased by his wife, Jane; and a daughter, Susan Taylor. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Thomas Raab of Millstone; five grandchildren, Thomas, James and Ann Raab, and Jillian and Sean Taylor, three greatgrandchildren, Carston, Emilie and Noah Raab. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Nancie Bozza of Rockaway. Friends and family may attend a chapel service at 11 a.m. Friday, March 6, 2009 at Hollywood Memorial Park Cemetery, Union. At the family's request, no flowers please. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Freeman Funeral Home, Freehold. PHILIP C. CHENEY AGE: 67 FAIR HAVEN Philip C. Cheney, 67, passed away Monday, March 3, 2009, at home, in Fair Haven. Born in Hanover, N.H., he resided in Fair Haven for 37 years and Naples, Fla. during the winter. He was employed with the Port Authority, New York and New Jersey, retiring in 2000 after 34 years of service. He was the treasurer of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (P.A.R.A.) Retiree Association and treasurer of the Board of Directors for Xcel Federal Credit Union, Secaucus. Philip was a deacon and elder of Rumson Presbyterian Church in Rumson and a member of Moorings Presbyterian Church in Florida. He served as cub master troop 127 in Fair Haven and Boyscout Troop 67 at Tower Hill Presbyterian Church. He was predeceased by his parents, Ronald and Constance Ladd Cheney; and his step-mother, Verna Goodrich. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Carol Hill Cheney; two sons, Kevin and his wife Elizabeth Cheney of Midlothian, Va., and Philip and Madonna Cheney Jr. of Petersburg, Va.; a daughter, Kristin Cheney of Red Bank; a brother, Roger and his wife Pauline Cheney of Vermont; two grandchildren, Claire Marie and Ka-therine Elizabeth Cheney of Midlothian, Va.; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2009 at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009 at Rumson Presbyterian Church, Rumson. Interment is private. Memorial donations can be made to Shriner's Children's Hospital, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA, or Rumson Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, Rumson, NJ 07760. Letters of condolence can be e-mailed to the funeral home's website ROSALIND "ROSE" SUSIE CORVINELLI AGE: 66 OCEAN TWP. Rosalind "Rose" Susie Corvinelli, 66, of Ocean Twp. died on Sunday March 1, 2009 at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune. Mrs. Corvinelli owned and operated Rose's Cleaning Service in Ocean Twp for over 20 years. She was born in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada and has lived in Ocean Twp for over 25 years. Rose was predeceased by her daughter, Cassandra Buck. She is survived by her loving husband, Michael of 22 years; sons, Thomas Buck and his wife Laverne formerly of Howell, Stephen Buck of Bonita Springs FL, David Buck and his fiancee Judith of Long Branch; daughters, Delores Penney of Canada, Elizabeth Hill and her husband John of St Petersburg FL, Belinda Buck of Ocean Grove, Tracey MacDonald of Canada, Jennifer Buck- Bernard and her fiance Daniel Karen of Wall and a step daughter Theresa Maltz of Long Island NY. She also leaves her brothers, Richard, Roger and Doug and sister, Dallas all of Canada, and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Visiting will be on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the O'Brien Funeral Home 2028 Hwy 35 Wall with a service at 7:45 p.m. to conclude the visitation. Internment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be graciously made to the family co O'Brien Funeral Home to help offset expenses. MADELEINE R. (PAT) CURRIE BELMAR Madeleine R. (Pat) Currie passed away on Monday, March 2, surrounded by her family. Pat was the daugh ter of The Honorable & Mrs. William V. Rafferty. She was born in East Orange; graduated East Orange High School and attended Dunbarton College in Washington, DC. In 1951, Pat married John Philip Currie of Braintree, MA and had five children. She was a business representative for NJ Bell Telephone, retiring in 1983. Pat was a devout parishioner of St. Rose Roman Catholic Church in Bel-mar. She served as the Historian and Librarian for the Spring Lake Women's Club; was a member of St. Catherine's SCAMP and the Bell Telephone Pioneers. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Pat was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, John P. Currie; two brothers, Lt. William V. Rafferty Jr., USN, Father Columba John Rafferty OSB; a sister Mary Elise Denk and her parents. Surviving are a son, John William Currie of Bel-mar and four daughters and two sons-in-laws: Anne Patricia and Charles Graff of Lansing, MI; Mary Elizabeth & Peter Lynch of Cornish, NH, Madeleine Martin of Wall, NJ and Margaret M. Currie of New York City; and four grandchildren, Christopher R. Martin, Lindsay M. Currie, Maegen M. Currie and Peter Lynch. Visitation will be on Wed., 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Reilly Funeral Home, 801 D St., Belmar, NJ 07719. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thurs., at 10:30am at St. Rose RC Church, Belmar. Friends will gather at the funeral home at 9:30am. Interment at St. Anne Cemetery in Wall. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Sisters of Mercy Regional Community of New Jersey, which supports the Sisters of Mercy Mission of Asbury Park at 1645 Highway 22, Watchung,NJ 07060. NINFINA DARNELL MANASQUAN Ninfina (nee Messina) Darnell, died on Monday, March 2, 2009 at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Born in Newark to Vincent Messina and Catherine D'Antoni Messina, Ninfina lived most of her adult life in Berkeley Heights with her beloved husband McDonald Darnell, Jr. and her two children. Ninfina began her work career with the Hartford Insurance Co. and spent most of her career as an executive secretary at Airco Boc, currently Linde in Murray Hill. She also had alternate employment at Overlook Hospital admissions department. Ninfina was a lover of nature, gardening, sports, dance, music and travel. Later in life she retired to Manasquan, NJ where she was affiliated with the Womens Singles Organization, volunteered at the Algonquin Theatre and also the local food bank. She was loved by all, friends, co workers and family. Predeceased by her husband, McDonald. She is survived by her children, Paula Kaiser Ashen and Gregory Kenneth'Kaiser. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 6, 2009 at 1115 a.m. at St Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave, Short Hills. Entombment to follow at St. Teresa's Mausoleum, Sum mit. A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2009 from 4-7 p.m. at Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave, Springfield, NJ. Donations in her memory may be made to the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, 100 Madison Ave, Morristown, NJ 07960. For further information or to send a message of condolence, please go to www.bradleyfuneralhomes. com JOAN T. HANLEY AGE: 81 MANASQUAN Joan T. Hanley, 81, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at Sunnyside Manor, Manasquan. She was born Nov. 27, 1927 in Glendale, N.Y. Joan moved to the Jersey shore in 1966 after a career at AT&T. She lived in Spring Lake Heights for many years. She was a communicant of St. Catharine and St. Margaret Church, Spring Lake and enjoyed singing in the choir. She is survived by her daughter, Michele Hanley Gibson and her husband Thomas Neal and grandson, Thomas John of Cobham, Surrey U.K.; three sisters, Marguerite Moriarity, Ger-aldine O'Mara, and Sheila Waters; and two brothers, Raymond Gannon and Donald Gannon and his wife Jean. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2009 at the Reilly Funeral Home, 801 D St., Belmar. Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Friday, March 6, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by an 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Catharine's Church, Spring Lake. Entombment will be in St. Catharine's Mausoleum, Sea Girt. CATHERINE LABOURE HEALY AGE: 73 KEANSBURG Catherine Laboure Healy, 73, of Keansburg, died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. Born in Jersey City, she lived in the Bayshore area for the last two years. She was a secretary for the Port Authority, Hoboken for 10 years, retiring in 1998. Catherine was predeceased by her parents, Matthew J. and Mary Rose Smith Healy; a sister, Mary Johnson; a brother, James Healy; and two nieces, Patricia Healy and Alice Johnson. Surviving are a sister, Anne Jarvis of Aberdeen; a brother, Matthew Healy of Hamilton; and 17 nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009 at St. Clements R.C. Church, Matawan. Inurnment will be in St. Joseph's Mausoleum, Keyport. Laurel Funeral Home, West Keansburg, is in charge of arrangements. EDWARD BROADARD HEYLIGER SR. AGE: 61 FORMERLY OF FAIR HAVEN Edward Broadard Heyliger Sr., 61, of Browns Summit, N.C., formerly of Fair Haven, died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at Moses Cone Hospital. He graduated from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School in Rumson in 1966. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 17 years, where he served in Southeast Asia, as well as being stationed stateside. He was a retired field engineer for Eastman Kodak Company. Ed, as he was called by friends and family, was outgoing, with a passion for Corvettes, fixing cars, WWE Wrestling and collecting car magazines. He was the webmaster for the TLC Brotherhood, an online organization for Vietnam Veterans. . He was predeceased by his mother, Anna E. Albert and stepfather Nathan Albert. Surviving are his wife, Pong "Meeda" Nam HWliger; a i son, Edward B. Heyliger Jr. of New York City, a daugher, Christine A. Heyliger of Greensboro, N.C.; a daughter, Lydia M. Heyliger of Pittsburg, Pa.; his sisters, Winifred Albert-Johnson and Nadine Albert of Browns Summit N.C.; a nephew, Brian Cook of Toms River; and special friends, Ronald Winston of Lexington, N.C., and Sean Preacher of Brooklyn, N.Y. He will be missed dearly by family and friends. A graveside service will be held at noon Thursday, March 5, 2009 at Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury, N.C. Hargett Funeral Service, Greensboro, N.C, is in charge of arrangments. www.hargettfuneralservicei DR. ALBERT A. HOLSTEIN AGE: 91 MIDDLETOWN Dr. Albert A. Holstein, Middletown, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at the age of 91. Born Sept 14, 1917, Dr. Holstein was the son of Sarah Ruskin Holstein and Jacob Holstein, owners of Hol-stein's Department Store on Jackson Avenue in Jersey City. Born and raised in Jersey City, Dr. Holstein attended St. Peter's College before continuing on to receive his DDS from Georgetown University Dental School. He practiced dentistry in Jersey City for nearly 50 years. Dr. Holstein was predeceased by his sisters, Clara Feldman and Libby Bergen. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Holstein; their sons, Paul Holstein of Del-mar, N.Y., and Neil Holstein of Southport, Conn.; three children from his previous marriage, Jeffrey Danneman of New York, David Holstein of Massachusetts, and Robyn Holstein-Glass of Maryland; and seven grandchildren. A private funeral service was held Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge. Donations in Dr. Holstein's name may be sent to Ms. Ann Craved, St. Peter's College, 2641 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07306, Checks should be mailed to St. Peter's College. Arrangements were by Goldstein Funeral Chapel, Edison. DOROTHY MEEKER SYRE HOLTHUSEN SEA GIRT Dorothy Meeker Sayre Holthusen, died Monday, March 2, 2009, at her home in Sea Girt with her family in attendance. She was born Sept. 13, 1920 at Ann May Hospital in Spring Lake and was the daughter of Dudley Ogden and Mary Elizabeth Sayre of Montclair. Educated in the Montclair schools, she also graduated from the Berkeley Secretarial School in East Orange. With her husband, A. John Holthusen, she moved to Sea Girt in 1947. Dottie loved her community and was interested in history, drama, education, and historic preservation. A Brownie Scout leader for 12 years, she also served as president of the Girl Scout Leaders Club of South Monmouth. She was a longtime member and past president of the Holly Club of Sea Girt and a member of the altar guild of the Church of St. Uriel the Archangel for more than 50 years. She was a member of the Point Pleasant Hospital Guild and the Sea Girt Woman's Club. One of the original petition sponsors of the Sea Girt Lighthouse Citizens Committee, she later served as a trustee and secretary of that organization. She joined the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Governor William Livingston Chapter. In the 1980s, she was employed by the Sea Girt Board of Education as assistant board secretary. She was a talented needlewoman, knitter, baker, gardener, and bridge player. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack; and her sister, Natalie Sayre Dalton. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia Holthusen Sanford; her son, John Dirk Holthusen; her grandchildren, John Dirk Holthusen Jr., Jenna Holthusen Morris, and Katharyn Liliana Sayre Sanford; her great-grandson, John Martin Morris; her sister, Marjorie Sayre Wallwork; and many loving nieces and nephews. In the last months of her illness, her devoted cat Brownie, an adopted stray from the island of Bermuda, never left her side. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cantigas Women's Choir, P.O. Box 904, Hoboken, NJ 07030, or to Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, P.O. Box 88, Delhi, NY 13753. A memorial service will be held at the Church of St. Uriel the Archangel, Sea Girt at a later date to be announced. Arrangements are under the direction of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. FRANK INMAN AGE: 88 CREAM RIDGE Frank Inman, 88, of Cream Ridge, passed away Thursday Feb. 26, 2009 at Bartley Healthcare in Jackson. Born in Hornerstown, Frank was a lifetime Cream Ridge area resident. Frank retired in 1971 as head brakeman, from the Union Transportation Railroad. He then worked as a School Custodian at McGuire Air Force Base, retiring in 1982. Frank enjoyed working for the Monmouth County Park System at Historic Walnford Park where he continued to volunteer after he retired. Frank was a longtime member of the Hornerstown Baptist Church and was a former church trustee and was a friend of the Upper Freehold Baptist Church. He is survived by his cousin, Ella DuBell of Cream Ridge, as well as many other cousins. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Peppier Funeral Home, 114 S. Main St. Allentown. Interment will follow in Emleys ' Hill Cemetery, Cream Ridge. Friends may visit Friday 10 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made in Frank's name to Friends of the Parks, PO Box 686, Lincroft, NJ 07738. Please specify Historic Walnford on the donation. JAMES PAUL JACKIEWICZ AGE: 32 MIDDLETOWN James Paul Jackiewicz, 32, of Middletown, died on Feb. 28, 2009 at Riverview Medical Center. He was a health and physical education teacher who taught in the Elizabeth, Middletown and Brick School Districts. He was an athlete, teacher and coach. James was a graduate of East Strouds-burg University who was an avid runner and member of the New York Road Runners Club. He was born in Red Bank,NJ. Surviving are his parents, James J. and Geri Jackiewicz of Middletown, NJ, and his brother and sister-in-law, Matthew and Stacy Jackiewicz, and by his dog Simba. Services were private and under the direction of John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, 115 Tindall Rd., Middletown. Memorial donations may be made to the Lance Armstrong Foundation, National Mail Processing Center, P.O. Box 6003, Albert Lea, MN 56007-6603; or to American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, 301, Robbins-ville, NJ 08691-4183. Letters of condolence may be e-mailed to condolencespflegerfuneral GO? SEE) SR. LORRAINE M. KLEIN, FMIJ VlHO TAUGHT IN RUMSON Sr. Lorraine M. Klein, FMIJ, principal of St. Margaret's School, Woodbury Heights, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2009. Our community is a stronger, more vibrant Christian community for having had Sr. Lorraine Klein. Sr. Lorraine always believed in the goodness of people. It was that belief which allowed Sr. Lorraine to lead St. Margaret's School for the past 21 years. Sr. Lorraine was a part of Gloucester County her entire life. She was born in Woodbury, graduated from West Deptford High School in 1974, and received her bachelors degree in teaching from Glassboro State in 1978). She received two Masters degrees: Religious Studies from St. Charles Seminary (1987) and School Administration from Rowan (1992). Currently, Sr. Lorraine was studying for her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Catholic University. Sr. Lorraine taught at Holy Cross School in Rumson from 1981-1988. Sr. Lorraine also served as principal of Guardian Angels School from 2001-03. Sr. Lorraine has been a member of her religious family, the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Infant Jesus, since her religious profession in 1980. Sr. Lorraine was very musically talented. She played the bagpipe, mandolin, trumpet, guitar, accordion, saxophone, piano and organ. She will be remembered for her joyful and simple embrace of life. Her hard work and dedication to St. Margaret's School was truly visionary. "Well done good and faithful servant." She was the sister of Paul Klein and his wife Kathy, Theresa Loomis and her husband Paul, Cecile Acito and her husband Frank, and James Klein and his wife Pam. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. A viewing will be from 3 to 5 p.m. and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2009 and 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009 in St. Margaret's R.C. Church, Third and Beech Streets, Woodbury Heights. A Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Cherry Hill. Donations to the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Infant Jesus, 1215 Kresson Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003, would be appreciated. Memories may be shared at Arrangements by McGuinness Funeral Home, Woodbury. It is requested that St. Margaret's students be accompanied by a parent. Sign a giirst (iool. APP.comobituaries VBRUNd b your infltiMx I

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