Margaret Carmella (Bruno) Vicari, 93, died December 16, 2014 at the Chelsea Assisted Living facility in Bridgewater, NJ. She was a former resident of Demarest, New Jersey where she was a member of the Alter Rosary Society of Saint Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church. Margaret retired from Hoke Inc. of Cresskill, NJ. Margaret was a former professional dancer, who performed with Doris Day at the 1939 World’s Fair. She was born in S. Mauro Forte, Italy in 1920.  She is survived by Valentine, her loving husband of 69 years, son Alan and his wife Mary. She is also survived by her Sister Jean Mignone, and brother Leonard Bruno and his wife Mary. Margaret is predeceased by her sister, Connie Ricuitti. Sheis also survived by her nephews, Edward Ricuitti Jr. and wife Mary, Anthony Bruno, Rocco Bruno and Thomas Bruno and nieces, Christine Metzger and her husband William, Lucille McLaud and her husband Mark as well as many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am on Monday, December22, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville, NJ. Interment to follow at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00pm to 5:00pm on Sunday, December 21, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville, NJ.

Age 95
Formerly of Union

Caroline (Carozza) D'Angelo, wife of the late Vincent D'Angelo, died December 16 at home in Bridgewater. "Aunt Lee", as she was known to her many many nieces, nephews, grand and great nieces and nephews, was born in Yonkers,NY and resided in Union for over 30 years before moving to Bridgewater in 2007. 

A devoted daughter to her late parents Alphonse and Philomena Carozza and her husband Vincent along with her devotion to her faith made for an admired and caring woman for all those who knew her. She was predeceased by her siblings John, Frank, Richard, Lou and Albert Carozza and Florence Longo, Anna Bova and Mary Occhiogrossi. Surviving are her brothers Armando and Edward Carozza. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11am on Tuesday, December 23, at the Sacred Heart Church, 110 Shonnard Place, Yonkers, NY, followed by an Entombment at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY. 

Visiting hours from 5pm-9pm on Monday, December 22, at the Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Ave., Somerville,NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Social Ministry at the Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Ave., Somerville, NJ 08876

Age 28
Formerly of Bridgewater

Bryan Edward Nichuck, 28, of West Columbia, SC died suddenly on Saturday, December 13, 2014.  Born in Somerville, New Jersey on October 13, 1986, he was the proud son of Janet Billey and Edward John Nichuck.  While living in New Jersey, Bryan was a volunteer fireman with the Martinsville Fire Department.  Bryan graduated from Bridgewater-Raritan High School in 2005 and attended Raritan Valley Community College.  In South Carolina, Bryan worked as an EMT and car mechanic. Bryan had three passions in life:his family, working on cars, and riding his motorcycle.  He was a very caring and generous young man with a wonderful smile and a great sense of humor. Bryan will be sorely missed by his parents and brother who called him his best friend.

In addition to his parents, Bryan is survived by his stepson Everett Alexander, grandmothers,Sophie Billey and Margaret Nichuck; brother, Douglas Billey Nichuck (fiancée, Sarah Zucker);Aunt, Beverly Farley (Andrew) of Greenville, SC; Uncles, George Billey (Diana) of Bound Brook, NJ and Thomas Nichuck (Jill) of South Plainfield, NJ; and a large and loving extended family.
He was predeceased by his grandfathers, Peter Billey and Edward T. Nichuck.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 4pm-8 PM on Friday, December 19, at theCusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10am on Saturday, December 20, at the Blessed Sacrament Church, Washington Valley Rd., Martinsville. Interment to follow at St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater. 
Age 97

Raymond C. Huber, husband of the late Lily Huber who died in 2005, died December 15. Mr. Huber was born in New York City and grew up in Queens before moving to Bridgewater in 1962. He was a 1938 graduate of City College of New York (CCNY) earning his degree in chemistry. Retiring in 1980 from Bristol-Myers, New Brunswick, Mr. Huber was a Pharmaceutical Chemist there for over 25 years. His memberships included the American Civil Liberties Union, Somerset County Chapter and the American Chemical Society. Surviving is his son Richard Huber of Eatontown. 

Visiting hours from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Thursday, December 18, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 400 Morris Ave., suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834-1365 or the ACLU, 125 Broad St., 18th Floor, NY, NY 10004
Age 79
Formerly Whiting

Carole Ann Anderson died December 13, 2014 at Chandler Hall Hospice Pavillon, Newtown, PA. "Miss Carole", as she was affectionately called, was born and grew up in Plainfield and later resided in Edison and also Piscataway, before moving to Whiting. She was employed as a bartender in the food and beverage industry for 40+ years.  First at Ramada Inn, Edison and then Charlie Brown's in Metuchen.  ‎Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law Dawn and John Swita.

Age 95
Formerly of Bayonne & Toms River

Margaret Mitchels, wife of the late Manuel Mitchels, died December 11. Mrs. Mitchels was born in Mytilene, Greece and resided in Bayonne for over 30 years before moving to Toms River in 1978. Mr. and Mrs. Mitchels owned and operated the Mitchels Radio & Television Store while living in Bayonne and were members of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church while living in Toms River. Surviving are her children Beatrice Vassil, her husband George and Dr. George Mitchels and his wife Vasso, 5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. 

Visiting hours are from 2-5pm on Sunday, December 14, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville. A Funeral  Service will be celebrated 10am on Monday, December 15, at the St. George Greek Orthodox Church, River Rd., Piscataway. Entombment to follow at Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Mt. Airy Rd., Basking Ridge.
Age 78

Robert J. Monahan died December 2 at RWJ at Somerset, Somerville. He was a former resident of Somerville and Hillsborough. Bob retired from the marketing department of Mr. Sign in Middlesex and had served in the US Army from 1960-1962. Surviving are his wife, Mary, sons Jim, Andy, Christopher and Michael and 3 grandchildren.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Tuesday, December 9, at the Immaculate Conception church, Somerville. Interment to follow at Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, NJ. 

Visitation will be from 5pm-7pm on Monday, December 8, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville.

Age 80

Nancy l. Wisniewski, wife of the late and love of her life, Stanley P.  Wisniewski Sr., died December 2. She was born in Hazelton, PA and moved to Somerville to begin her teaching career as a kindergarten teacher at the Martinsville School and continued as a Special Education Aide in the Bridgewater Raritan School District for over 30 years, where she was known as "Mrs W" to many of her students, colleagues and fiends. 

Surviving are her children Wendy Manning (husband Jack) and Stanley P. Wisniewski Jr. (wife Denise), grandchildren Brock, Troy and Briele and great grandchildren Robbie, Alex, Ryan and Nicholas. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Saturday, December 6, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville followed by the interment at St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater. Visitation will begin at 8am on Saturday, before Mass, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville.

Portsmouth – Kathleen A. (Sullivan) Gallagher, 71, passed away November 27, 2014 at Hanover Hill Health Care Center in Manchester, NH.

She was born February 7, 1943, in Somerville, NJ, the daughter of the late George D. and Alice E. (Mallettt) Sullivan. Kathy was raised and educated in Elizabeth, NJ. She received her B.A. in Chemistry from Syracuse University and a Masters in Chemistry and Education from Boston University. Kathy taught high school chemistry in Wakefield, Hamilton-Wenham, and Melrose, MA before joining the faculty at the University of New Hampshire.

Kathy worked as a research scientist for the University of NH for 30 years. At UNH she was Director of Instrumentation where she mentored many graduate and doctoral students who went on to very successful careers. During the early AIDS epidemic, she was granted a sabbatical for two years to work with the National Institute of Health research group in Bethesda, Maryland. 

Kathy’s career was in chemistry and education, but her passion was music. She was an accomplished pianist and sang with the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus in Boston, MA, the Concord Chorale in Concord, NH, and the Newburyport Choral in Newburyport, MA. She also loved travelling the world, gardening, cooking, and computer games. She will be dearly missed in the communities she joined and enjoyed.          

Surviving family members include her spouse, Edward Gallagher of Portsmouth, NH, her cousins Roy Jacobi and Maureen S. Jacobi and her in-laws: James Gallagher, Carol Ann Gallagher, Neil and Linda Gallagher, Owen Gallagher, her nieces and nephews, Colleen (Gallagher) and Robert Foulis and their children Patrick and Ryan, Laura Gallagher, Brian Gallagher, Michael Gallagher and her dear friends Nancy Cherim and Barbara Sorace.  

There are no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on December 6 at St. Bernard Church, Bridgewater, NJ. Burial will follow at St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Bridgewater, NJ. Donations in Kathleen’s memory can be made to the Newburyport Choral Society, P.O. Box 92 Newburyport MA. 01950

Age 90

Helen F. Rannells, wife of the late Charles W. Rannells Jr., died November 24. Mrs. Rannells was born in New Brunswick and resided in Metuchen 60 years before moving to Bridgewater in 2006. 

She retired in 1985 after 29 years as the Registrar for the Borough of Metuchen. Surviving are her children, Charles W. Rannells III (wife Carmen) and Kathleen Blom (husband Michael), her siblings Joseph and Deanne DeBartolo, 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. 

Visitation will be Sunday, December 7, at 1pm with a memorial service starting at 2pm at the Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Ave., Somerville.

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