Age 57

Johnny P. Domider died March 25 at RWJ at Somerset. He was born in Banga South Cotabato, Philippines and came to the America in 1992 and has resided in Somerville since then. 

Mr. Domider was one of the Founders of the Somerville Metro Lions Club and an active member of the Filipino American Association of Immaculate Conception in Somerville. While living in the Philippines, he served in the constabulary at the age of 18 till moving to the US in 1992.
Surviving are his wife Theresa, son John and daughter Mara, his parents Celedonio and Sylvia (Pajaro) Domider and 10 siblings. 

Visiting hours on Sunday, March 29, from 2-4pmand 6-8pm at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Monday, March 30, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Somerville Metro Lions Club, PO Box 213, Somerville,NJ 08876.

Age 90

Irene Sicora, wife, mother and sister of the late John, John M. Sicora and Michael Chervassi, died March 23 at home. Mrs. Sincora was born in Raritan and resided in Somerville since 1946. she was employed as a reporting clerk for 15 years at the Somerset County Library in Bridgewater. 

Irene was a former member of the Somerville Elks Auxiliary and enjoyed cooking, reading and dancing. Surviving are her children Eloise Sicora and Robert Sicora (wife Mila), grandchildren Sean and Andrea and great grandsons Darian and Brayden. 

Visiting hours on Wednesday from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Thursday, March 26, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. Interment St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater.
Age 58
Joseph A. Guastella Sr. passed away March 20th at Robert Wood Johnson at Somerset with his loving family by his side. He was born in Plainfield and has been a resident of Bedminster. Mr. Guastella was a proud Field Service Supervisor for 36 years with Cablevision, Piscataway. 

Surviving are his wife, the love of his life for 37 yrs. of marriage, Clarice (Craig) Guastella, his beloved children Joseph Jr (Kristy), Jeanna Tchaikowitz (Ness), 
Jesse and Jeffrey Guastella, loving grandchildren Cortney, Joseph III, Nathaniel and Braden, his dear mother Carmen Guastella and siblings Gerard, Juliana Cibelli-Popp
and Rose Anne Palko. 

Visiting hours from 5pm-9pm on Monday, March 23, at the 
Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. Funeral Service 10am on Tuesday, March 24, at the funeral home and followed by an interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Piscataway.
Age 94
Lillian H. Sayre, 94 passed away peacefully on March 19, 2015 at the Avalon at Bridgewater Assisted Living. Lillian was born in Chelsea, Mass. February 1, 1921. Nine years later her family moved to Brooklyn, NY, where she attended "Girls Commercial High School."  After graduating she moved to Branchburg, NJ with her parents who owned and operated the Branchburg Station, which many years later is now called "Stoney Brook Grill." Lillian retired from Bridgewater Township Municipal Building Tax Office, where she was employed as Senior Assessing Clerk from 1954-1979, giving 25 years of dedicated service. She was a member of the Health Hiker Walking Program sponsored by the "Sail Program" at Somerset Medical Center and Bridgewater Mall. 

Lillian enjoyed the activities and companionship of being with her friends. As an avid traveler who loved sightseeing, she visited many places of interest here in the US and throughout the world. Lillian rarely missed the opportunity to travel with her family, friends and Tour Group of Hunterdon. A lover of performing arts, she enjoyed live theater, ballroom dancing and the Big Bands. 

Lillian was preceded in death by her loving parents, George and Della Hahon, who were immigrants from the Ukraine; her beloved husband of 12 years, William F. Sayre, Proprietor of the Watchung View Inn in Bridgewater and her beloved brother Frank Hahon. Lillian leaves behind her loving children; daughter, Gerry Hill Couch and her husband Don of Bridgewater; her son Charlie Hill of Fort Smith, MT; stepson, Ron Kunzman of FL; also by four grandchildren; Cheryl Couch Gross, Greg Couch, Marnie Hill and Kevin Hill; a sister Olga Calhoun of Ocala, Fl., eight great grandchildren; three nephews and one loving niece. Lillian has made a lasting impression on everyone in her life, and she will be sadly missed. 

Visitation from 2pm-5pm on Sunday, March 22, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. Funeral Service 11am on Monday, March 23, at the funeral home. Interment to follow at the New Cemetery, So. Bridge St., Somerville. 

Contributions in Lillian's memory, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Martinsville Rescue Squad or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

Harvey F. Rude Jr.
Age 67

Harvey F. Rude, Jr., 67, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 doing what he loved most on the riverbank in NJ.  He was born in Philadelphia, April 28, 1947. He graduated from Somerville High School  and then entered the Air Force where he served in Vietnam from 1967 through 1968.  He spent 40 years working at United Telephone in Belle Mead, NJ.  Since retirement, he has shared his love of fishing by teaching  others his gift at Shannon's Fly & Tackle in Califon, NJ.  

Aside from the salt water and fresh water, his other true loves are Nancy Rude-his loving wife, Jennifer Rude Zelesnick- his oldest daughter, Crystal Rude Boyles-his youngest daughter, and his three precious granddaughters; Ella, Blake and Molly, his brothers George and Peter Rude and finally his beloved Golden Retriever- "Nautic" will surely miss this amazing Man. 

Visiting hours will begin at 4pm on Saturday, March 21, and conclude with a Memorial Service at 7pm at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. 

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Harvey's memory to the Hillsborough and Montgomery Rescue Squads or the Montgomery Fire House. 


Age 92

Dorothy M. Yaeger died March 14. She was born in Buffalo NY to Stephan and Helen Nowak and was the last survivor of 7 siblings.  Dorothy was married for 54 years to the late Jack Yaeger.  They lived happily in Bridgewater with their children David (deceased), Gale Hay and John Yaeger.  She is survived by them and her beloved daughter-in law Virginia and granddaughters Jackie and Julie Yaeger. Dorothy  volunteered for many things and was one of the best cooks and bakers you ever tasted, cooking into her 80’s. Mrs. Yaeger worked hard and believed first in her family.  She had an iron will but a velvet heart. A Memorial Service will be held 11am on Wednesday, March 18, at Somerset Hills Memorial Park Mausoleum Chapel, 95 Mt. Airy Rd., Basking Ridge. Interment to follow at same cemetery. In lieu of flowers , memorial donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to Community Visiting Nurses Association, 110 West End Ave., Somerville, NJ 08876
Age 64

Florence (Razzano) Marotta, daughter of the late Pauline Razzano, died March 5. Florence was born in Somerville and resided there most of her life before to Middlesex 10 years ago. She was employed as a court clerk for Somerset County for 17 years. A 1968 graduate of Immaculata High School, Somerville, Mrs. Marotta is survived by her husband Martin, a brother Dennis Razzano and her father and step-mother Ozzie and Margaret Razzano. Visitation from 2-4 and 7-9pm on Tuesday, March 10, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Wednesday, March 11, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville.Interment Resurrection Cemetery, Piscataway. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Florence's memory to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd St., NY, NY 10016
Robert F. Easton Jr.  59 a resident of  Saudi Arabia passed away February, 7,2015 in Thailand on a holiday vacation.

Bob grew up in Hillsborough, New Jersey, graduating from Hillsborough High School in 1973. At Hillsborough High he lettered in 3 sports;  football, basketball and track.  After graduation he attended Trenton State College for 3 years, also playing football there. He transferred to Saint Francis School of  Nursing graduating in 1978.  

Bob started his career at NYU Medical Center as a surgical nurse and worked there for  several years.  He relocated  to Atlanta, GA where he worked  at  St. Joseph’s Medical Center on the open heart team.  For the last  several years he worked at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia as a surgical nurse in the operating room assisting in heart surgeries, kidney transplants and otheroperations. He also travelled with hospital staff to Africa to assist in operations  on poor and needy individuals.

Bob loved to travel and he travelled all over the world  includingFrance,Germany,Dubia,Spain,and Cambodia.   He alsoloved going to flea markets and garage sales to hunt for paintings and antiques. InSaudi Arabia he had dozens of Persian rugs and antiques that he was planning to sell in the United States on his return..

Bob will be sorely missed by his family and friends He leaves behind his Beloved Daughter, Elizabeth Easton, who lives in Atlanta, GA. Bob also leaves behind his father, Robert F. Easton, Sr. of  Hillsborough, his sisters, Debra Rzemieniewski, Denise Johnson, and Donna Martin and his brother, John Easton..  He also leaves behind ten nieces and nephews and also seven grandnieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Mary, Mother of  God Church, Triangle Road, Hillsborough, New Jersey. Immediately following the service  luncheon will be served in the Church hall. Please call the family at 908-359-6852 if you are planning to go to the luncheon, so that we can plan accordingly.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Age 70
Diane Virginia Keaveney Bason Carter of Warren entered into eternal peace on February 12, 2015. She passed away at the home of her son surrounded by her family. Diane was preceded in death by her parents William P. and Isabelle H. Keaveney along with her husband Fred Carter. She is survived by her loving son Frank J. Bason and daughter-in-law Jeaninne M. Bason and her cherished grandsons Frank Anthony, Tyler Julian and James Patrick. Also surviving are her brother W.P. Keaveney III and two sisters Michaelle Bauter and Mary Uber, along with many nieces and nephews and devoted friends. 

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 11am on Saturday, March 7, at the Mary, Mother of God Church,157 So. Triangle Rd., Hillsborough.
Age 59

Mara (Cartoccio) Michinski entered into eternal life on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. 

Born April 24, 1955 in Compobasso, Italy, Mara (Cartoccio) Michinski immigrated to the United States with her parents at the age of one.  

Growing up for most of her life in Somerville, NJ with her parents and three siblings, Mara was a lover of life, her family and of Opera music. She shared her gift of voice with anyone that would listen, and would sing Happy Birthday to everyone on their special day. 

More then her love of life and family or music was that of the Lord. Mara was rooted in a faith so deep that even during the most difficult of times she could find the strength to stay positive and never lose her faith. 

Mara will be dearly missed by her family and many friends for her loving, compassionate way. 
May she rest in eternal peace with the Lord. 

Mara is preceded in death by her loving mother, who she now joins in eternal rest, Vincenza Cartoccio. She is survived by her father, Ennio Cartoccio; her longtime boyfriend, Vincent Burns; her sister Anna Maria (Cartoccio) Hanna and brother-in-law Jamal and children Alexandra (Goddaughter), Jamal and David; brother Ennio Cartoccio and sister-in-law Susan and children Jessica and fiancé Mike, Ennio and Elaine; and brother Michael Cartoccio and girlfriend Denise Cioffi and their children Michael, Christina, Daniel and Dina. 

Donations may be made in Maras name to the American Diabetes Association. 

Visitation will be Sunday, March 1, 2015 from 2-5pm at Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville, NJ.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:30  am at Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville, followed by burial at St. Bernards Cemetery, Bridgewater, NJ

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