Cordero, Ronnie, 61, of Little Falls, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Ronnie is predeceased by his parents Rafael and Irma Cordero. Devoted husband of Jean Esperanza Cordero. Loving father of Ronnie Cordero #1, Ronnie Cordero #2, and Karla Cordero. Caring stepfather of Marie Calibuso, Nelizza Calibuso, and Imee U. Calibuso. Adored grandfather of Gavin Xander Yasin, Gabriel Hasan Yasin, and Asher Blaise Labrador. Beloved brother of Carlos F. Bonilla, Norma Cordero, Ralph Cordero, Miriam Cordero-Ramos, Lucy Cordero-Trias, and the late Irma Cordero. Ronnie was a dear uncle to 20 nieces and nephews.
Born in Jersey City, Ronnie was a long time resident of Little Falls, who dedicated much of his time to the town he lived in. A former United States Marine, Ronnie joined the Little Falls Fire Department in 1980 as a member of Engine Co. #2 and transferred to the Eagle Hose Co. #1 in 1982 where he was still an active member. He was Assistant Chief for Eagle Hose Co. #1 from 2007-2019. Ronnie was voted Firefighter of the Year by the Passaic Valley Elks Lodge in 2018. Ronnie began working for the township of Little Falls part-time in 1986 and later became a full-time employee in 1998. He was the town's Zoning and Housing Inspector from 2002 until the present day. Ronnie's presence will be greatly missed not only by his family but by the township of Little Falls as well. Due to state mandate at this time, service is private to the family.
Galuska, Kyle C., 23, of Little Falls, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. He is survived by his loving parents Kevin M. Galuska and Miriam (nee Penttila). Cherished brother of Sean Galuska. Beloved fiancé of Kryslin Gortemiller. Kyle will be terribly missed by his many close cousins.
Born in Paterson, Kyle lived in Little Falls all of his life. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels RC Church. Always looking to help others, Kyle was very active with the St. Agnes Food Pantry in Little Falls. Kyle was involved in numerous sports and at one time had worked for the New Jersey Jackals baseball team. He was currently self-employed, working in construction. Kyle will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Due to state mandates arrangements were private to Kyle's family.
Wilkie, William W., 83, of Wayne, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020. Beloved father of three sons: William Wilkie, Vincent Wilkie, Craig Wilkie and his wife Ivana; and three daughters: Kelly Corrado and her husband Vincent, Shelly Ann Guerini and her husband Guiseppe, and Lois Kain and her husband Thomas. Adored grandfather of 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. The oldest of 9 siblings, William is survived by his brothers Louis Wilkie and Ricky Wilkie and sister Georgette Marchitto. He was predeceased by his twin sister Lois Wilkie, brother Ernest Wilkie, and sisters Rosemarie Brooks, Emily Wilkie, and Kathleen Abbadrabo.
Born in Clifton, William lived most of his life in Paterson before residing in Wayne nine years ago. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1954-1955. William worked as a delivery driver for Lykes Dispensing Company in Fairfield. He was an avid bowler who was also a member of the KBC professional bowling association. As per state mandate at this time, services were private to the family. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org are welcome.
Vender, Joseph V., 76, of Morristown, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020. He is survived by his wife Lillian (nee Kosydar). Loving father of two sons, Christopher Vender and his wife Sanelia and Raymond Vender and his wife Frances. Cherished grandfather of 7 grandchildren: Christopher Vender Jr., Marc Vender, Gabriela Vender, Raymond Vender Jr., Norma Jean Vender, Karli Vender, and Adam Vender. Dear brother of Leonard Vender.
Born in Pennsylvania, Joseph lived in Dunmore, PA for 12 years and later Morristown, NJ for 15 years. Joseph worked as an NJEA Union Representative for Bergen County. He was also a member of the NJEA. As per state mandate, arrangements were private to the family.
Martinez Jr., Eugene R., 81, of Bloomingdale, passed away on Friday, April 17, 2020. Beloved husband of Catherine Martinez (nee Rossetti). Loving father of Dawn Kayal and her husband Ed, Steven Barrett and his wife Jean, Joseph Barrett and his wife Meg, Randy Barrett and his wife Lisa, Glenn Barrett and his partner Karen, and Christopher Barrett. Cherished grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Born in Manhattan, Eugene lived in New York and later Bloomingdale, NJ for 58 years. Eugene was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1961-1967. He was operation manager of Installation Concepts, a commercial moving company in Clifton, NJ. Eugene was a member of Emergence Church in Totowa.
As per state mandate at this time, services were private to the family.
Lauritano, Alfonso, 92, of Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 66 years Victoria (nee Morgese). Loving father of Richard Lauritano and his wife Esa, Victor Lauritano and his wife Marita, Annette Lonskey and her husband Andrew. He is predeceased by his son Stephen Lauritano (1989). Adoring grandfather of 4 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Born in Bronx, NY Alfonso lived in Cedar Grove, NJ for 45 years and then resided in Dingmans Ferry for 20 years. He served in the United States Army from 1946-1947. Alfonso worked as a plant manager for Jaclyn Inc. in West New York. Alfonso was a member of the Cedar Grove VFW #6255 and the United Club of Cedar Grove. As per state mandate at this time burial is private.
Burke, Michael E., 64, of Little Falls, passed away on Monday, April 13, 2020. Devoted and cherished father of Tyler Burke. Beloved fiancé of Kathy Kosmack. Mike will be greatly missed by Kathy's family. He is survived by many loving cousins who adored him.
Born in Paterson, Mike lived in Little Falls all of his life and devoted much of his life to the town of Little Falls. He was a member of Singac Fire Company #3 for 48 years where he was still an active member. He served as President of the Singac Fire Company #3 for 26 years. Mike was the President of the Little Falls Fire Department for 14 years. He was a member of the Little Falls Fire Department Relief Association as well as the North Jersey Firemen's Association and the New Jersey State Exempt Firemen's Association. Mike was Vice-President of Tri-Tec Design, Inc. in Little Falls.
He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church in Little Falls.
Mike was a friend to all who knew him. He devoted himself to helping others and the town of Little Falls will forever be grateful for his service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Singac Volunteer Fire Company #3 at www.singacfire.com or 517 Main Street, Little Falls, NJ 07424.
As per state mandate, burial is private at this time.
Robert "Red" Felix, 85, of Totowa passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Born in Jamaica, Queens and raised in North Haledon, Robert has been a Totowa resident for 58 years. As a teenager, he was a stock clerk for Meyer Brothers in Paterson where he met his future wife Sonia, an elevator operator. They married and together they raised their loving family. Robert proudly served his country aboard the Navy Minesweeper USS Herald, stationed in the Mediterranean Sea. He was a career truck driver for many years with Hemingway Transport, and later for Red Star Trucking. He enjoyed fishing, camping, driving, fixing anything and everything, and spending time with his family. He was a member of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Wayne.
Robert was pre-deceased by his parents Paul and Frieda (Schmidt) Felix, his wife of 49 years Sonia (Smarsh), and brothers Paul and Clifford Felix. He is survived by his son David of Rutherford, daughters Cheryl (Carlo) Spinella of Totowa, and Susan (Joe) Addesso of Kinnelon, his sister Dorothy (Ernie) Bagehorn of Wanaque, his grandchildren Erica (James) Morrison, Douglas (Alexandria) Spinella, Brandon Spinella, Chelsie Addesso, and Kaitlyn Addesso, as well as his cherished great grandchildren Theodore and Rosie Morrison. He also leaves behind his nieces, nephews, cousins, neighbors, and his many friends.
Due to the current health emergency, funeral services are private. A Memorial Celebration of his Life will take place in the future. In lieu of flowers, donations to the following charities may be made in his memory:
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation: 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306 or https://tunnel2towers.org
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memorial Giving: 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org
Shukal, Helen (nee Baran), 101, formerly of Little Falls, passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020. Devoted wife of the late Joseph M. Shukal, who passed in 2000. Dear sister of the late John Baran and Julia Baran. Born in Little Falls, Helen then resided in California for 53 years before moving back to Little Falls in 2001. While in California, Helen worked as an electronic technician for 23 years before retiring in 1983. Helen was a parishioner of St. John's Russian Orthodox Church in Little Falls and a member of the Little Falls' Golden Ages. As per state mandate, burial was private.
Holowach, Marie (nee Powell), 98, of Cedar Grove, passed away on Friday, April 9, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Walter who passed in 1995. Loving mother of Rodion Powell and Eleanor Race. Cherished grandmother of Tanya Reese and Shawn Race. Adoring great-grandmother of 3 great-grandchildren. Born in Pennsylvania, Marie has lived in Cedar Grove for the past 70 years. She was a member of Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church in Wayne, NJ. As per state mandate, burial was private.
Romayne Panek, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, age 79 of Hackettstown, NJ, formerly of Little Falls, NJ, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020. She is predeceased by her husband Walter J. Panek Sr., brother Robert Giles and sister-in-law Juanita Giles of Port Crane, NY and her brother-in-law Donald Andrus of Wilmington, DE. Mourning her loss are her three sons Walter J. Panek Jr. and his wife Susan of Randolph, NJ; Richard Panek and his wife Betsy of Gilbert, AZ; and Robert Panek and his wife Suzanne of Waxhaw, NC; her grandchildren Valerie, Zachary and his wife Shannon, Allison, Tyler, Samantha and her great-granddaughter Jade; her sisters Judith Burgess and her husband Russell of Clifton, NJ; and Audrey Andrus of Wilmington, DE; her brother Richard Giles and his wife Kathy of Kirkwood, NY, and countless nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Due to the current state of affairs, a memorial service and celebration of Romayne's life will be held at a later date.
Gozdenovich, John Richard, 74, of Wayne, New Jersey, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Loving son of Martin (Marian) Gozdenovich and Sophia E. Greenwald. Beloved and devoted father of Gabriel Jorge Gozdenovich. John will also be missed by numerous other family members.
Born in Fairview, New Jersey, John lived in Hackensack before recently moving to Wayne. He served in the United States Navy from 1965-1967. John was a car salesman who had previously worked for All American Ford car dealership in Hackensack before retiring.
Arrangements were private to the family.
Luke 23:42 O' Lord, Remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom
Mary Elizabeth "Betty" (Spaschak) Renaud, age 90, of Succasunna, NJ passed away peacefully on April 4, 2020. She was born on September 1, 1929 in Little Falls, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Frank Spaschak and Mary Elizabeth (Shaffron) Spaschak. She was a 1947 graduate of Passaic Valley High School and worked as a nurse at the Saint Vincent's Children's Foundlings Hospital in Montclair, NJ until 1957.
On September 16, 1956 she married Ronald Renaud at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church in Little Falls, NJ. They moved to Succasunna, NJ where she remained a life long resident.
She was a founding member of the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Randolph, NJ serving as the Secretary of the Saint Ann's Alter Guild, Church Building Committee Member and Sunday School Teacher for many years.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, walking the beach and crafting with her long-time neighbor and friend Dorothy Doublosky.
She was predeceased by her beloved husband Ronald in 1975, her sisters Anna Spaschak and Eleanor Ortley and brothers John Spencer, William Spaschak and Andrew Spaschak.
Surviving are her beloved children: Amanda Renaud, Mary Renaud, Ronald Renaud, and Lisa Devine and her husband, James; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She will be missed and treasured in the hearts of her family and all that who knew her.
A private grave site service and burial will be held at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, PO Box 630, Ironia, NJ 07845 for a memorial to be purchased in Mary's name.
Piscoya, Carmen E., 89, of Haledon passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Devoted wife of the late Jose Piscoya, who passed away in 2010. Beloved mother of Jose, Juan, Lucy, Walter, Carlos, Norma, Irene, and Patty. Dear grandmother of 24 grandchildren. Cherished great-grandmother of 14 great-grandchildren.
Born in Peru, Carmen then settled in New Jersey where she lived in Paterson for 10 years before moving to Haledon where she resided for the last 5 years. Carmen dedicated her life to caring for her husband and children. She was a parishioner of St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Cathedral in Paterson. As per state mandate at this time burial is private.
Bronstein, Kathryn (nee Dorer), 84, of Cedar Crest Village in Pompton Plains. "Kay" was born and raised in Paterson and passed away on April 1, 2020. Kay moved to Little Falls in 1964 where she raised her family. Kay is predeceased by her husband, David, of 57 years until his passing in 2015.
Mother of Al Bronstein and his wife Denise, and Dorothy Caproni and her husband Bill. Loving grandmother of Melanie Brzozowski and her husband Brian, Steven Caproni and his wife Jessica, and Robert Caproni. Step-grandmother of Tammy Bagnuolo and her husband Giulio, and Charlie Rudy. And great-grandmother of Anthony and Gabriella Bagnuolo and Aidan and Alyssa Rudy.
She will always be our Sunshine.
Thank you to the skilled nursing department at Mountain View Gardens at Cedar Crest Village in Pompton Plains and Hospice of New Jersey for the care and compassion provided.
A celebration of Kay's life will be held at a future date.
Dino, Carmella M. (nee De Vito), 90, of Wayne, passed away on Monday, March 30, 2020. Devoted wife of the late Charles Dino (2/24/95) whom she married on October 21, 1956. Loving mother of son Jim Dino and his wife Dianne of Cranford, and daughter Susan Alboher and her husband Adam of Wayne. Adoring "Nana" of Olivia Alboher, Tabitha Alboher, Ashton Alboher, and Charlie Dino. Dear sister of Phyllis Dockray and Rose Cuccinello. She was predeceased by her sisters Gilda Maas and Shirley Maggio.
Carmella or "Millie" to her family and friends was loved by all that came to know her. She had a tremendous love for her family and friends alike. Carmella was born and raised in Paterson and then resided in Little Falls for 60 years from 1956-2016 before moving to Wayne. In 1982 she began working for the West Essex School District as a cook in both the high school and junior high where she worked for 15 years until 1997. Carmella's passion for cooking carried outside of her work as she used her cooking as a way to show her love to her family. She took great pride in her signature Italian Sunday dinners. However, Carmella's greatest pride was her family. Carmella loved her four grandchildren dearly and was very instrumental in their upbringing. She had a soft spot for those less fortunate and loved her pets, most notably her two precious dogs, Peppy and her beloved Giorgio. Carmella greatly enjoyed trips to Atlantic City and cherished spending time with her beloved sisters. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church in Little Falls. As per state mandate a private burial was held on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa. A Memorial Mass and a Celebration of Carmella's life will be held at a future date.
Dutkevitch, Charles, 91, of Lincoln Park, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Louise Dutkevitch (nee Keutmann) who passed away in 1993. Cherished father of Robert Dutkevitch, Teresa Dutkevitch, and Merry Ellen Dutkevitch. Adored grandfather of Brittany Leigh Dutkevitch.
Born in Little Falls, Charles or Jasper as he was known to many, later resided in Lincoln Park. He was a member of the United States Marine Corps. from 1946-1953 and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. Charles was a police officer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for 20 years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org or sending a donation to American Heart Association PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or by calling 1-800-AHA-USA1. Due to current state mandates service and burial are private.
Scardilli, Ruth M., (nee Spear), 86, of Little Falls, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on March 10, 2020. Born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey, and sometimes known as "Chocolate Chip", she, with the love of her life, Philip, raised a beautiful family, and then pursued a career with her second family at the Berkeley School, and remained with them 30 years, until well after they became a college. She was recognized for 30 years of service, and, after many wonderful work and social activities with them, she retired from full time employment at 85 years of age.
A devoted wife, mom, and grandma, Ruth enjoyed her garden outside, as well as tending an amazing jungle of plants inside. Over the years, she bowled, and was a member of a neighborhood ladies' group, and devoutly attended Holy Angels Church and their many functions.
Beloved wife of the late Philip, and adoring mother of the late Patricia, loving grandmother of the late Michael Scardilli, Ruth is survived by her daughters Susan, Janice Zimmermann and husband Uwe, Ellen Palazzo and husband Joe, her sons Mark and wife Christine, Bruce and wife Barbara, and Scott and wife Caren, and her grandchildren Mark Philip, Samantha, Chantal, Nicholas, Lexi, Daniel, Taylor, Dylan, Sean, Jake, Nico, and a step-grandson Sven.
Visiting will be at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls, on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 4-8 PM. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Our Lady of the Holy Angels Church, 473 Main Street, Little Falls, NJ at 10 AM. Please arrive at the funeral home at 9:15 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org. Envelopes will be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours.
Van Blarcom, James, 59, of Paterson, New Jersey, passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2020. He is survived by his brother Richard of Clifton and sister Jo Anne Peterson of Paterson, along with several nieces and nephews. Cremation was private.
Milovich, Mary, (nee De Falco), 96, of Little Falls, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. Devoted wife of the late Theodore Milovich (May 10, 1979.) Beloved mother of Mary Ann Milovich and her companion Charles De Haan. Mary is predeceased by her son Joseph E. Milo (September 26, 2017). Dear sister of Alice Russo.
Born in Paterson, Mary lived in Totowa Boro before moving to Little Falls thirty years ago. Mary was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church in Little Falls.
The family will receive their friends on Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 4-8 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, 473 Main Street, Little Falls. Please meet directly at church. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa.
Dransfield, Andrea, 74, of Little Falls, passed away on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. She was predeceased by her three brothers: James, Robert, and Nicholas Dransfield. Dear sister of Kathy Moraino. Andrea will be greatly missed by her many nieces and nephews.
Born in Paterson, Andrea lived in Little Falls all of her life. She taught elementary education in the Little Falls school system for 30 years prior to her retirement. Andrea was a very active member of St. Agnes' Episcopal Church in Little Falls.
The family will receive their friends on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 3-7 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 10 AM at St. Agnes' Episcopal Church, 65 Union Avenue, Little Falls. Please meet directly at church.
In lieu of flowers, Andrea's family would appreciate donations to the St. Agnes' Food Pantry. The food pantry accepts donations of food 24 hours a day, seven days at week at the St. Agnes' Drop Box located at 65 Union Avenue, Little Falls. Checks may be made out to St. Agnes' Food Pantry or you can donate online at www.stagneslf.org. Envelopes for donations will also be provided by the funeral home during visiting hours for your convenience.
On the morning of February 3, 2020, Thomas Francis Aidala Jr., 84, of North Caldwell went on to be with the Lord, but his presence will continue to live on within each and every life that he touched. Thomas is predeceased by his parents Thomas Francis Sr. and Ann Aidala, his brother Joseph, and son-in-law Louis Del Rio. Thomas is survived by his wife of 58 years, Madeline (nee Coughlin). His sons, Thomas Francis III and John. Daughters: Ann Del Rio, Jeannine and Joseph Paccioretti, and Michelle and Phil Cicala. Grandchildren: Madeline and Jacqueline Del Rio, Alexis and Alanna Paccioretti, and Julianna Cicala. His brother, Richard Thomas Aidala, nieces and nephews.
Thomas was born on November 26, 1935 in Corona Queens, NY. Tom was a proud graduate of the University of Maryland, a US Marine Corp. veteran, and a successful sales executive at Hoffman La Roche who mentored and coached so many along the way. Tom later went on to become a drug and alcohol counselor continuing his love of 'making a difference' for others. In retirement, Tom loved splitting his time between the Jersey Shore and Florida, golfing, kayaking, playing tennis, and getting together with his card group. Tom will surely be missed, but never forgotten by all the lives he touched and inspired throughout his life's journey. May his legacy live on as he smiles upon us all.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on February 15, 2020 at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls, NJ 07424. Visitation is between 3-8 PM with a service at 7 PM, Monsignor Robert Emery officiating
February 24, 1947-February 1, 2020
Melissa Eden Whitcraft Mintz, beloved mother, wife, sibling, and friend, passed from this world on Saturday morning with her loving family at her side. Despite the tragedy of her unexpected and far too early death, Melissa leaves a legacy of joy and love and compassion. She was deeply devoted to her family: husband Steven Mintz and sons Ben (Jess) and Tom (Nikki Hurt). She will be missed beyond words.
The daughter of the late Edward and Jeannette (Bobby) Whitcraft of Oyster Bay, Long Island. Melissa is much loved and deeply mourned by her five siblings: Edward (Keats) Whitcraft; Jannie (Paul) Mills; Reg (Donna Adams) Whitcraft; Alexandra (Richard Arthur) Whitcraft; and Philip (Denise) Whitcraft.
She also will be dearly missed by her Mintz family, her mother-in-law Helen Mintz, sisters-in-law Jodi (John) Van Nest, and Nancy (Rob) Kautz, and much-loved nieces and nephews on both sides of the family.
A graduate of New York University and Hunter College, where she earned her master’s in Theater, Melissa also loved literature and classical music. A poet and published author of children's books, she was working on her second novel at the time of her death.
A devoted supporter of social justice and progressive causes, she was happiest in Muskoka and Espedeco, canoeing with someone she loved or curled up reading by a fire.
A memorial service will take place on Sunday, February 9th at 2:30 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair. In lieu of flowers a donation to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Southern Poverty Law Center, or any organization committed to making good, necessary trouble would be welcome.
Gaschler, Joseph F., 65, of Vernon, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020. Beloved husband of Barbara J. Gaschler (nee Day). Loving father of Deborah Gaschler, Rebecca Gaschler, and the late Barbara Ann (1975). Devoted son of Helen Baumgartner Gaschler. Adoring grandfather of Brianna Gonzales, Angelica Gonzales, Edwin Gonzales, and Sierra Gaschler. Great-grandfather of Jordan Montgomery. Dear brother of John Gaschler and his wife Catalina, and the late Michael Gaschler (1968).
Born in Passaic, Joseph moved to Paterson before residing in Vernon for the past 19 years. He was a member of the Christian Faith Fellowship Church located in Franklin, NJ. Joseph was also a member of the Royal Rangers of Paterson.
The family will receive their friends on Thursday, February 6, 2020 from 6-9 PM at Gaita Memorial Home, 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Little Falls. A service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10 AM at Gaita Memorial Home with Reverend James Henry officiating. Interment to follow at Fair Lawn Cemetery, 22-21 Maple Avenue, Fair Lawn.
Oliver, Paul G., 62, of Woodland Park, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. Beloved son of Mona Fayad Oliver and the late Nicholas J. Oliver. Dear brother of Nicholas Oliver, Raymond Oliver, Robert P. Oliver, Olga Simunovich, and the late Barbara N. Oliver. Paul will be greatly missed by his many nieces and nephews.
Born in Paterson, Paul moved to Woodland Park when he was 6 years old. He once took a Naval Aptitude Test and scored with over a 180 IQ. A loving and devoted son, Paul took care of his father for 10 years before he passed away in October of 2018. Paul was a member of St. Ann's Melkite Church in Woodland Park.
A funeral service will be celebrated on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 10 AM at St. Ann's Melkite Church, 802 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park. Interment to follow Resurrection Cemetery, Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ.