Pelak, Connie E. (nee Darabaris), 60, of Totowa, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Walter Pelak (2015). Dear sister of Thomas C. Darabaris and his wife Barbara, Ann Marie Robinson, Doris Emond and her husband Jay, Denise Lager and her husband Ira. Loving sister-in-law of Patricia Pelak and Fran Darabaris. Adoring aunt to her nephews Thomas, Daniel, Alex, Matthew, Cole, Taylor, and her niece Emily.
Born in Paterson, Connie resided in Totowa for 36 years. Before retiring two years ago, Connie worked as a senior customer service representative for WW Grainger, an industrial supply hardware company for 37 years. She was a Passaic County Democratic Committee person in Totowa for many years. Connie served as secretary for the Women Empowered Democratic Organization (WE DO) of Passaic County. She also volunteered many years for the Passaic County Democrats.
The family will receive their friends on Wednesday, July 31 from 5-9 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A funeral service officiated by Father Christopher Rozdilski will be held on Thursday, August 1 at 1 PM at Gaita Memorial Home. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa.
Philip McCormick, 62, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Born in Glen Ridge, Philip was raised and lived most of his life in Little Falls. He worked for the United States Post Office in Teterboro as a maintenance mechanic for 32 years. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels church in Little Falls. Philip loved to travel especially to Las Vegas. Philip was an avid animal lover who cared very much about his family.
He is survived by his devoted wife Maryann (nee Mazzolani). Loving father to sons Philip S. McCormick and Daniel McCormick and daughter Michelle McCormick. Dear brother of Michael McCormick and Barbara Graber. Philip will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Arrangements were private to the family.
Kevin T. Gray, 56, of Kinnelon, passed away July 19, 2019. Born and raised in Pompton Plains, Kevin resided in Kinnelon for the past 20 years. Kevin was a Sales Representative at Davis Sporting Goods in Sloatsburg, NY for 15 years. Kevin is survived by his cherished daughter, Marina Distasi-Gray, loving sister, Darlene Gray and her boyfriend, Kurt, caring nephew, Devon, and devoted girlfriend, Melinda K. Distasi.