Tullio, John, 94 of Lincoln Park, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018.
Loving husband of the late Mary Tullio (nee Salamone) who passed away on May 6, 1991. Beloved father of Carol Giordano and her husband, Anthony. Adoring grandfather of Mark Giordano and his wife, Kelly, Kristina Giordano, Kevin Giordano and Nadine Landi. John was the great-grandfather to two great-grandsons, John and Jacob Giordano. Dear brother to Carmela Puleo.
Born in Paterson, John lived in Little Falls for 52 years before moving to Lincoln Park seven years ago. He served as a member of the United States Army from 1942-1946. Before retiring John was a Sherriff's Officer and worked for 30 years at the Passaic County Jail and Courthouse. John was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church.
The family will receive their friends on Thursday, August 30th from 4-8 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Service will be held at Gaita Memorial Home on Friday, August 31st at 10 am with interment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa, NJ.
Ferrara, Flora (nee Palumbo), 71 , of Brick passed away on Saturday, August 25, 2018.
Beloved wife of the late Thomas Ferrara. Loving mother of Lisa A. Nash and her husband, John and Suzanne M. Ferrara-Mora and her husband, Peter. Adored grandmother of Jordan and Thomasina Nash and Joseph Mora.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Flora lived in Little Falls for over 44 years before moving to Brick. She worked as an accounts payable secretary for ADP in Florham Park. Flora was a longtime parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels in Little Falls.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 9:30 am at Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church, 473 Main Street, Little Falls. Please meet directly at the church. Interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery directly after the mass, 23 Cottage Place, Bloomfield, NJ.
Evans, Marilyn (nee Belsky). Marilyn (Lyn) died suddenly on August 25, 2018. Lyn was born at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ on March 11, 1933 and lived in or around Montclair, NJ for most of her life. She worked as a secretary at Montclair High School for 29 years, until her retirement.
Lyn is survived by her husband of 43 years, Robert L. Evans and their five children, Jodi Lewis, Wendy (Lewis) Vitalich, Tina Lewis Meade and her husband Bob, Perrin Evans Dillon and her husband Terry, Robert Lindsay Evans, Jr. and his wife Laura. She is also survived by her brother Joseph Belsky M.D. and his wife Jane. Marilyn will be tremendously missed by her ten grandchildren; Victoria and Jessica Meade, Zoe Vitalich, Nicholas Dillon and his wife Nicole, Evan Dillon, Gregory Gill, Kayla, Anna, Nathan, and Rachel Evans. She is survived by her five great-grandchildren; Elizabeth, Joseph, Arya, Evelyn, and Claire Dillon all of whom she adored.
She was predeceased by her brother Bernard Belsky.
There will be a Celebration of Life Luncheon on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Union Hill Presbyterian Church Hall, 427 Franklin Road, Denville, NJ 07834.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Shriners Hospital for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL, 33607.
Francis Mrocka, 90, of Little Falls, NJ passed away at home on August 8, 2018 after a short illness. Born on September 17, 1927 in Windber, PA to Alfonsus and Sophie Mrocka, Frank (or Buddy to some) grew up in Pellets Island, Goshen, NY on an onion farm. Frank moved to Little Falls with his family in 1964.
He graduated from Goshen High School in 1947 and worked in the Franklin Mines (NJ) and played semi-pro football for the Franklin Minors. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1951 and upon his discharge he attended RCA Institute in NYC. Upon graduation in 1954 he joined United Press International as a telephoto engineer. Frank retired after 38 years with UPI where he covered North, South, and Central America. As an engineer, he attended countless important sporting events including many World Series, World Soccer cups, and the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid. In addition, Frank covered two Papal visits along with the 1960 presidential election, meeting John F. Kennedy in Hyannis Port that evening.
Frank enjoyed a great game of golf and was known for his ability to fix anything, often called upon by family and friends for his expertise. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Althea (nee Ferguson). He was a devoted father to his three children, Kim (Spellman) and her husband Philip, Paul and his wife Joan and Robert and his wife Susan along with four grandchildren- Tyler and Corey Mrocka, Erin and Kevin Spellman. In addition he is survived by his sister Stella Jordan and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his four sisters, Mary Pierce, Catherine Gerczak, Anne Dul, and Caroline Carter.
He was a long-time parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church in Little Falls and a member of the Passaic Valley Elks in Totowa.
Friends may call from 4-8 pm on Friday, August 10, 2018 at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike in Little Falls, NJ. A funeral mass will be held at Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church, 473 Main Street in Little Falls at 10 am on Saturday, August 11, 2018. Please meet directly at the church.
Carroll, Charles J., 92, of Little Falls, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Beloved husband of 58 years to Patricia (nee Roessner). Loving father of Charles and his wife, Mary Beth Carroll, Dr. Paul Carroll, Laura Holman and her fiancé, Kevin Lutke, and Dr. Patricia Walsh and her husband, Michael. He was the adoring grandfather of Shane Carroll, Michael, Sarah, and Matthew Holman, Annie and Owen Walsh, Maggie Romano and her husband Pasquale, and Holden, Whitman, Indigo, Dashiell, and Blayzen Carroll. Charles was predeceased by his daughter, Anne Catherine who passed away on August 16, 1988 and his grandson, Beckett in 2004. Charles was the dear brother of the late William Carroll, Nancy Mangan, and Mary Cull.
Born in Newark, New Jersey Charles resided in Little Falls for the past 51 years. He attended Seton Hall University and worked for the Newark Board of Education for 38 years where he was in charge of attendance before retiring in 1995. Charles was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church. He was a staunch Democrat who frequently wrote letters to the editor of the newspaper. Charles was very proud to be Irish and an avid crossword puzzler.
The family will receive their friends on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 3-7 pm at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, August 13 at Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church at 9:30 am. Those attending should arrive at the funeral home at 8:45 am. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Eagle Rescue Squad, 60 Wilmore Road, Little Falls, NJ 07424 would be greatly appreciated. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home during visitation hours for your convenience.