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  • Susan Ishiyama Obituary Photo
    Susan Ishiyama, 63 Cranford, New Jersey

    March 9, 1955 - November 8, 2018

    Susan Arasin Ishiyama, 63, of Cranford passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 surrounded in love by her family and friends. She was born in Jersey City, NJ on March 9th, 1955, beloved daughter of...


  • Joan P. Festa Obituary Photo
    Joan P. Festa, 86 Cranford, New Jersey

    December 25, 1931 - October 28, 2018

    Joan P. Festa of Cranford, New Jersey, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Born in Plainfield, New Jersey, Joan was raised in Mountainside. She attended Skidmore College before eventually settling in Westfield...


  • Paul F. Kaiser Obituary Photo
    Paul F. Kaiser, 67 Cranford, New Jersey

    May 18, 1951 - October 27, 2018

    Paul Kaiser, 67, of Cranford, NJ passed away on Saturday, October 27th after a steadfast fight following emergency surgery. Paul was born May 18, 1951 to Cranford residents Fred and June Kaiser, where he lived and...


  • Neil Robert Bryson, DDS Obituary Photo
    Neil Robert Bryson, DDS, 78 Cranford, New Jersey

    April 3, 1940 - October 26, 2018

    Neil Robert Bryson, 78, of Cranford N.J. passed away on Friday October 26,2018. Neil's Life Celebration and visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9PM Monday, October 29th, at Gray Funeral Home, 12 Springfield Ave....


  • Juan Garcia Obituary Photo
    Juan Garcia, 74 Union, New Jersey

    July 10, 1944 - October 17, 2018

    Juan Garcia formerly of Kearny, recently of Union, peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones at home. He was born on July 10, 1944 in Malaga, Spain. Juan was preceded in death by his by his loving wife, Esther...


  • Antonio A. Duraes Obituary Photo
    Antonio A. Duraes, 90 Bethlehem PA, and Cranford, New Jersey

    November 21, 1927 - September 30, 2018

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  • James W. Ruff Obituary Photo
    James W. Ruff, 94 Cranford, New Jersey

    June 26, 1924 - September 18, 2018

    Dr. James W Ruff Dr. James W. Ruff born June 26, 1924 died on Tuesday September 18, 2018 at Overlook Hospital in Summit NJ surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born in Newark, NJ and grew up in Roselle Park, NJ. A...


  • Frederick J. Spotts, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Frederick J. Spotts, Jr., 78 Cranford, New Jersey

    January 3, 1940 - September 16, 2018

    Frederick J Spotts Jr., 78 of Cranford, NJ, passed away on September 16, 2018 surrounded by family and friends. Born January 3, 1940, the son of Frederick Sr. and Evelyn Spotts. Lived his life to "Never Give Up" as he...


  • Ruth A. Nead Obituary Photo
    Ruth A. Nead, 88 Garwood, New Jersey

    December 1, 1929 - September 12, 2018

    Ruth A. Nead (Helm), 88, of Garwood, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving children. Ruth was born in 1929 in East Orange, NJ and was the only daughter of Bertha...


  • Charlotte M. Ruszkowski Obituary Photo
    Charlotte M. Ruszkowski, 88 Cranford, New Jersey

    August 31, 1929 - August 26, 2018

    Charlotte Marie Ruszkowski (Sarnosky), 88, of Cranford, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, August 26 at Dr Phillips Hospital in Orlando, Florida after spending a wonderful week with her loving family in Walt Disney...


  • Gerda W. Hollingsworth Obituary Photo
    Gerda W. Hollingsworth, 93 Cranford, New Jersey

    May 12, 1925 - August 7, 2018

    Gerda W. Hollingsworth, (nee Opfer) passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 with family and friends by her side. Born on May 12, 1925, to parents Wilhelm & Emilie Opfer (Koch). She was the beloved wife to the late...


  • Mark William Petrilla Obituary Photo
    Mark William Petrilla, 66 Cranford, New Jersey

    May 29, 1952 - August 3, 2018

    Mark William Petrilla, 66, of Cranford, NJ, passed away, Friday, August 4, 2018, surrounded by family. Mark was born and raised in Elizabeth, NJ where he graduated in 1971 from Thomas Edison Voc-Tech High School. ...


  • Constantina "Tina" Orellana Obituary Photo
    Constantina "Tina" Orellana, 84 Elizabeth, New Jersey

    October 28, 1933 - July 16, 2018

    Tina Orellana was born in Manhattan, New York, moving to Elizabeth New Jersey where she lived most of her life. She was a career accountant working in the New York City construction industry. She leaves behind a son,...


  • Walter H. Ditzel, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Walter H. Ditzel, Jr., 98 Cranford, New Jersey

    January 6, 1920 - July 10, 2018

    Walter Ditzel, Jr. Walter Ditzel, Jr., long time resident of Cranford, NJ, passed away on July 10, 2018 at 98 years of age. Walter served his country in the Army's 811th Tank Destroying Unit during World War II. ...


  • John R. "Jack" Coogan Obituary Photo
    John R. "Jack" Coogan, 86 Cranford and Avon-By-The-Sea, New Jersey

    October 24, 1931 - July 8, 2018

    John R. "Jack"Coogan Sr., 86, of Cranford and Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at the wake at Gray Memorial...


  • Inez V. Iwanyshyn Obituary Photo
    Inez V. Iwanyshyn, 96 Mountainside, and Cranford, New Jersey

    September 29, 1921 - July 1, 2018

    Inez V. Iwanyshyn, 96, of Mountainside, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Center for Hope Hospice, Peggy's House in Scotch Plains, surrounded by her family. She was born September 29, 1921 to parents Ingeborg ...


  • Edith L. Gallagher Obituary Photo
    Edith L. Gallagher, 85 Seaside Park, New Jersey

    May 23, 1933 - June 30, 2018

    Edith L. Gallagher (Giesler), 85 of Seaside Park, NJ passed away on June 30, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. Edith was born in Elizabeth, NJ and raised in Roselle, NJ where she graduated from Abraham ...


  • Margaret Hamilton Di Lollo Obituary Photo
    Margaret Hamilton Di Lollo, 87 Elizabeth, New Jersey

    October 26, 1930 - June 28, 2018

    Margaret Hamilton "Peg" DiLollo, 87, of Elizabeth, died Thursday June 28, 2018, at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Peg's Life Celebration will be from 2-4 and 7-9PM Sunday July 1st, at Gray Memorial...


  • Barbara S. O'Desky Obituary Photo
    Barbara S. O'Desky, 76 Bridgewater, New Jersey

    February 22, 1942 - June 27, 2018

    BARBARA S. JEWETT O'DESKY Barbara S. O'Desky of Bridgewater, and wife of the late Sheldon O'Desky, passed away on June 27, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. Mrs. O'Desky was also predeceased by her former husbands...


  • Lidia Orellana Obituary Photo
    Lidia Orellana, 90 Berkley Heights, New Jersey

    August 7, 1927 - June 9, 2018

    .With a happy heart, and an always-ready laugh on hand, Lidia Orellana lived a life filled with humor. She could make you smile with a subtle line, a well-timed look, or a simple gesture that kept you on your toes and...


  • Robert C. Bresenhan, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Robert C. Bresenhan, Sr., 83 Cranford, New Jersey

    January 10, 1935 - May 13, 2018

    Robert C. Bresenhan Sr. Cranford resident, loving husband, father and grandfather Robert C. Bresenhan Sr., 83, of Cranford, NJ and Charleston SC, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, May...


  • Constance "Connie" Arthur Obituary Photo
    Constance "Connie" Arthur, 100 Westfield, New Jersey

    September 4, 1917 - April 13, 2018

    Constance Evelyn Davis, affectionately known to friends and family as "Connie", was a resident of Westfield, NJ, and joined the Lord on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the young age of 100 years. Constance was born in Quincy...


  • Louise M. Engstrom Obituary Photo
    Louise M. Engstrom, 92 Cranford, New Jersey

    February 22, 1926 - April 4, 2018

    Louise M. Engstrom Louise M. Engstrom, 92, of Cranford passed away peacefully at home April 4, 2018 surrounded by family. Born Feb 22 in Elizabeth to Frank & Louise Buettner, she was a graduate of Battin High &...


  • Emily M. Lepanto Obituary Photo
    Emily M. Lepanto, 87 Cranford, New Jersey

    May 30, 1930 - April 1, 2018

    Emily M. Lepanto age 87 passed away on Sunday April, 1, 2018 at the J.F.K. Medical Center in Edison, NJ. Born in the Ontario Province of Canada, she lived in Cranford most of her life. She married Michael Lepanto in...


  • Kevin David Skwarski Obituary Photo
    Kevin David Skwarski, 27 California, and Cranford, New Jersey

    April 27, 1990 - March 30, 2018

    Kevin David Skwarski, age 27, passed away on Friday March 30, 2018 in Panorama City California. Born in Rahway, New Jersey, he grew up in Cranford before moving to Panorama City California two years ago. He was a...