Carl Salvato, Sr. died peacefully on April 12, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospice Home in Bethlehem, Pa at the age of 85. He was born on November, 30, 1929 during the Great Depression in New York City to the late Mariannina and Gioacchino Salvato.
His wife, Helen Salvato, died in 2003. He is survived by his son Carl Jr. of Philadelphia, and his son, CJ,; a daughter Donna, her husband Christopher Yannuzzi and their three children Allyssa, Adam and Evan from Forks, PA. Carl is also survived by his twin brother Emanuel, wife and children and his younger brother Jack Daniel, wife and children.
After graduating from Textile High School, Mr. Salvato and his twin brother Manny enlisted in the US Army where they were stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington, as part of the 2nd Infantry Division. where the brothers took charge of the units motorized vehicles, because of their background in the automotive and truck business. In 1956, the Salvato family relocated to New Jersey where they established the Colonial Motors In Branchburg. Carl was a member of St. Ann’s Church in Raritian.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10am on Thursday, April 16, at St. Ann's Church, Anderson St., Raritan, NJ. Interment to follow at St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater, NJ. Visiting hours from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Wednesday, April 15, at the Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Ave., Somerville, NJ.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Carl's memory to St. Luke's Hospice House, 2455 Black River Rd., Bethlehem, PA 18015
Joan Marie Fazekas, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Robert Wood Johnson at Somerset in Somerville.
She was born, Joan Marie Granzetto in Raritan, NJ and attended St. Ann’s Grammar School and graduated from Somerville High School.
She met and married the love of her life, Joseph Fazekas in 1961. He built the family home in Somerville where they lived and raised their family. She stayed at home and raised her children, and later in life worked at Somerset Medical Center in the Admitting Office.
She is survived by her husband Joseph, her brother Terry and sister Cheryl; her children: daughter Jenifer Krunkosky her husband Tom, son Stephen his wife Mary Beth and son Anthony his wife Marketa; 7 Grandchildren: Madelyn, T.J., Rachel, Anna, Natalie, Daniella and Matthew.
Visitation will be held at the Cusick Funeral Home in Somerville on Sunday, April 12 from 2pm – 5pm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Monday, April 13, 2015 at the Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joan's memory to the American Cancer Society.
SomervillePasqualina “Pat” Czarcinski (nee Barone) of Somerville died Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 at her home. She loved our Lord, her family, her friends and her parish. Born in Raritan, NJ, she lived in Somerville for over 60 years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Edward P. Czarcinski, in 1979, and her sisters Carmela Garibaldi (“Millie”) and Josephine Catanese(“Josie”) and her brother Matthew Barone (“Mattie.”) She is survived by her son, Father Edward A. Czarcinski of Milltown, and her daughter and caregiver, Mary Ann Czarcinski of Somerville, as well as her sister-in-law Wanda Czarcinski of Bound Brook, along with many nieces, nephews, godchildren and friends.
Friends may visit at Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Avenue, Somerville, on Wednesday, April 8 from 2:00-4:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Mountain Avenue in Somerville at 9:30 am on Thursday, April 9. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Piscataway.
A Memorial Mass will be held in approximately one month at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Milltown.
Eleanor (DeLorenzo) Greif, five days shy of her 100th birthday, died March 31. Mrs. Greif was the wife, mother and sister of the late Adrian Greif, Adrianne Graycar Wood and Catherine Grimm. She was born in Raritan and had lived in Somerville most of her life. A graduate of St. Peter's Nursing School, New Brunswick, Mrs.Greif was employed there early in her career and then some time as a private duty nurse. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville.
A loving mother to her surviving sons Edward A.Greif, his wife Cindy of Hillsborough and Peter Greif of No. Plainfield and a devoted grandmother to Michel, Bethann, Kathrin and Alyssa.
Visiting hours from 2-4pm
and 7-9pm on Monday, April 6, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Tuesday, April 7, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. Interment to follow at the New Cemetery, Somerville.
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 2-4pm
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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