FISCHER, FRANK E.
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Funeral services took place Dec. 10 for Frank E. Fischer, 70. He passed away Dec. 5. A lifelong resident of Jersey City, Frank spent most of his life doing what loved most and in his hometown of Je...
HOGAN, RAYMOND J.
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 5 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Raymond J. Hogan, 80, of North Bergen. He passed away Dec. 1. He was an army veteran serving in the Korean War. He was predeceased...
KOTLOWSKI, THERESA F.
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A funeral mass was held Dec. 11 at St. Ann’s Polish R.C. Church, Jersey City, for Theresa F. Kotlowski, 86, of Jersey City. She died Dec. 6 at St Ann’s Nursing Home, Jersey City. She was a past pre...
KOVAL, JACK
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Funeral services were held Dec. 5 for Jack Koval, 76, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully Dec. 1. He worked for the Jersey City Board of Education for numerous years, star...
MONTALBANO, FRED G
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A funeral mass took place Dec. 8 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City, for Fred G. Montalbano, 84, of Jersey City. He passed away Dec. 5. Fred was born and raised in Brooklyn, and moved to...
O’BRIEN, LILLIAN B.
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A funeral service took place Dec. 10 for Lillian B. O’Brien, 98, of Point Pleasant since 1995, formerly of North Bergen. She passed away Dec. 4. She retired in 1983 as the secretary to the superint...
West New York Fire Department reunion
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Pictured at the annual West New York Fire Department reunion luncheon held at DiPalma’s Restaurant in North Bergen are left to right Retired Captains Jim Dilworth, John Herb and Richard Paczkowski....
‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
‘First lady of the Secaucus stage’ passes
C.A.S.T. founder Pat DeFerrari will be missed by many
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I say this very affectionately, and I think she would appreciate it,” said Michael Griffo about his longtime friend and associate, Pat DeFerrari. “She was a tough broad. A force to be reckoned wit...
Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...