Diese, Sr., Michael, 73, of Parsippany, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Marion (nee Malinowsky) who passed on September 4, 2018. Loving father of Michael Diese, Jr. and his wife Jacqueline and Laura Diese and her fiancé Lamar. Adored grandfather of Darren Spratley. Dearest brother of Marie June Bulwin and Theresa Kavanagh. Michael was predeceased by his three brothers.
Born in Paterson, Michael lived in the Singac section of Little Falls before moving to Parsippany in the early 1970's. Michael was a pipe line welder for Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) located in East Orange. He was a member of the Local 855 Pipe Fitters Union. Michael was a parishioner of Parsippany Christian Church.
The family will receive their friends on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A funeral service will be officiated by Reverend Tom Hart from Parsippany Christian Church on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10 AM at Gaita Memorial Home. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, 295 Totowa Rd., Totowa, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to St. Jude's Children Hospital will be greatly appreciated. St. Jude's Children Hospital 501 St. Jude's Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org
Envelopes will also be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours.
Kulick, Kenneth S., 76, a life long resident of Little Falls passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019. Devoted husband of Cheryl (nee Tol). Loving father of Kara Arena and her husband Philip Arena, Jr. Predeceased by his beloved son Paul in 2013. Cherished grandfather of Matthew Peter Kulick, Philip Thomas Arena III, and Michael Kenneth Arena. He is also survived by his former daughter-in-law Tracy Kulick.
Born in Paterson, Kenneth lived in Little Falls all his life. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked as a warehouse manager for Precision Screen Machines Inc. in Hawthorne. Kenneth belonged to the Cedar Grove Elks Lodge 2237 and American Legion Post 121 of Little Falls. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, Little Falls.
Burial service will be Tuesday, January 15th at 10 AM at St. John's RO Church, 29 Weaver St., Little Falls. Please meet directly at church. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, 295 Totowa Rd., Totowa. The family will receive their friends on Monday, January 14th from 4-8 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls with Parastas at 6 PM and Elks Service at 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Matthew Peter Kulick Foundation, c/o Cedar Grove Elks, 405 Bowden Rd., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009. Please make check payable to Cedar Grove Elks Lodge 2237 with notation: Matthew Kulick Foundation. Donation envelopes will also be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours.
Chiocchi, Jean, 94, of Wayne passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Born in Paterson, Jean lived in Woodland Park before residing in Wayne. She worked as a supervisor of a laundromat in Paterson, NJ. A burial service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, January 4, 2019 in the mausoleum at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, 295 Totowa Rd., Totowa, NJ.