Joseph H. Kinter, husband and father of the late Gina and Carl Kinter, died October 20 at RWJ at Somerset. Mr. Kinter was born in Enola. PA. and resided in Manville since 1998. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. His brother Richard Nieneck predeceased him. Surviving are his son, Marc J. Kinter and his daughter, Janice Martino and 3 grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3pm on Saturday, October 25
, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville, preceded by visitation at 2pm
at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Children's Specialized Hospital, 150 New Providence Rd., Mountainside, NJ 07092
or the American Diabetes Assoc., PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312
Anthony J.Gugliotta, Sr., 90, died peacefully in his home on Sunday (Oct. 19, 2014). Born in New York, NY, he lived in Bridgewater since 1963. He was a devoted husband and father, loved photography, radios and electronics, 1940's Big Bands and Sunday family dinners. Mr. Gugliotta was a WW II Veteran, who served in the Army Signal Corp in Okinawa.
He is survived by his children, Teresa A. Morelli, Joseph L. Gugliotta MD, Louis A. Gugliotta, Laura M. Gugliotta and Anthony J. Gugliotta, Jr. He was predeceased by his wife and sweetheart of 59 years, Laura.
Funeral services will be 10 AM on Friday, October 24
, at the Cusick Funeral Home in Somerville. Entombment St. Bernard Mausoleum, Highway 28, Bridgewater. Visiting hours are from 6 to 9 PM on Thursday, October 23
, at the funeral home.
Lawrence Munley died October 14 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick. He was born in Scranton, PA and has been a resident of Hillsborough.
Mr. Munley was a self-employed landscaper for several years. Surviving are his siblings, Christopher (wife Irene), Joseph (wife Melissa) and Ellen Wiles (husband James).
Funeral services will be private.
WILLIAM G. YOST, 64 passed away on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital at Somerset in Somerville. He was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Hillsborough, NJ. He was a 1968 Graduate of Somerville High School.
William (Bill) was a Water Inspector for Fred Yoerg & Associates Engineering Company. All through his life, Bill had a passion or hot rod cars, especially his own 1967 Triple Black SS Chevy Camaro. He was a former member of Sweet Dreams car club. He was also avid Texas Hold Em Poker Player and won many tournaments.Bill was predeceased by his Father, William J. Yost in 1999. He is survived by his beloved Mother, Cecelia R. Yost; his cherished Daughter Kellyanne Baehr and her husband Derek and two beautiful and loving Granddaughters Mackenzie and Gabrielle. Also surviving are his beloved Sisters, Donna Marie and Cindy Yost along with 4 nieces and 1 nephew. He will be greatly missed by his family, many cousins, aunts, uncles and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to his home at 8 Meadowbrook Drive in Hillsborough for a Celebration of his life on Saturday, October 11 beginning at 3pm and concluding with a memorial service at 6pm. A great son, brother, grandparent and friend. Goodbye our Billy nicknamed "Buck". In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Hillsborough Rescue Squad at PO Box 660, Neshanic,NJ 08853
Dorothy Fox Donovan, 85, passed onto her eternal rest on October 2, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.
Friends and relatives are invited to the visitation on Sunday, October 5 from 2-4
and 7-9 at Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Avenue
; Somerville. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Monday, October 6 at 9:30am
at Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Avenue
; Somerville. Entombment will follow at the St Teresa of Avila Mausoleum, Summit. Please come to help us celebrate her wonderful life.
Born to Paul E and Dora (Pauls) Fox, Dorothy was raised in Roselle Park and graduated from RPHS in 1946. She moved to Summit in 1956 and shortly thereafter started working at Ciba Pharmaceuticals, where she met the love of her life, Dennis. They married in 1959 and built a life together that set an example for all who knew them. They settled in Somerville in 1965 and raised their three children there. Nothing pleased them more than watching their children grow up and move out and still find their way back to the “homestead” for impromptu dinners or a NY Mets game.
Dorothy worked at Immaculate Conception School and then became the bookkeeper at Immaculata High School, where many students learned to knock on her window to wave to Mrs D. Her infectious smile and big heart will be missed by all who knew her.
Dorothy was predeceased by her beloved husband Dennis (1993) and her sister Ruth Pedneault (2004).
Dorothy leaves behind her three loving children, daughter Kathy Giegrich and husband Robert , and sons Kevin and wife Maggie, and Kenneth and his wife Chris , along with her adored grandsons Ian, Kyle, Tyler and Shawn. She is also survived by her brother Paul; cousins Bill Miller and Carol Hendershot-Roll and a host of nieces and nephews as well as good friends who have been so supportive during this difficult time
The family would also like to thank the supportive teams at the Chelsea in Bridgewater and Compassionate Care Hospice for the love shown to Dorothy over the last 3 years.
Formerly of Bridgewater
Myrtle Button, wife and mother of the late William Button,(sons) Glen, Frank and Philip, died September 26.
Mrs. Button was born in Deposit, NY and was a resident of the Bradley Gardens section of Bridgewater for over 25 years. She retired from the Warren Hills School District as a secretary in their Guidance Department. A faithful member of St. Ann Church in Hampton and a former member of Holy Trinity Church in Bridgewater, Mrs. Button is survived by her children William, Richard, Fred, Mary Spiller, Robert, Larry and Pauline Levine, 13 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30am on Wednesday, October 1, at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. Interment to follow at St. Bernard Cemetery, Bridgewater.
Visiting hours from 5pm-8pm on Tuesday, September 30, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville
Formerly of Raritan
Thomas Pinarchick (1955-2014) of Montague, NJ passed away on September 15. Tom lived in Raritan and attended Bridgewater-Raritan HS.
He was pre-deceased by his parents, Helen (Zabawa) Pinarchick & Joseph Pinarchick. Surviving is a brother,
Joe Pinarchick, of Centennial, CO. Visitation will be at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville on Tuesday, September 30, from 10am till Noon, followed by burial at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Manville.
William George Rudy died peaceably on Sunday, Sept. 21, at the Bridgeway Care Center in Bridgewater, NJ.
Born in February, 1925, in the Heights section of Wilkes Barre, Pa, to Caroline (Shaffer) and George Emmanuel Rudy, he attended local schools and the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. Bill enlisted in the USAF in WWII and served in North Africa, China, India, Rome and Arno in the CBI Companies. Stateside, he married the love of his life, Martha (Pat) (Mihalick) in 1947. She predeceased him in 2012 after 65 years together.
Bill worked for American Cyanamid Corp. for 39 years before an active retirement with Pat. Together, they visited most of the continental US and Alaska, while residing in Manville, NJ.
Bill Rudy was a dedicated hunter, an avid fisherman, who, in his later years pursued and caught
many muskellunge, some trophy size. Bill was also a lifelong master gardener and a student of every living thing.
Bill was preceded in death by his only brother, Carl J.. Surviving are his son, Philip, and his lifemate, Deborah Owens, Mountaintop, PA. and his daughter, Carolyn Rogus and her husband, Thomas, Manville, NJ, three grandchildren Eric, Jeanette and Christine as well as five beloved great grandchildren, William, Sydney, Jillian, Riley and Reagan.
A private ceremony will be observed by the family. His request for cremation will be honored.
Bill's favorite poem, by Patrick O'Leary: "Nobody Knows It But Me: There's a place I travel when I want to roam/ And nobody knows it but me./ The roads don't go there and the signs say stay home/ And nobody knows it but me./ It's far, far away and way, way afar./ It's over the moon and the sea./ And wherever you're going that's wherever you are/ And nobody knows it but me."
God bless you, Dad.
Kathleen Hudak, wife of the late John P. Hudak, died September 20 at home. Mrs. Hudak was born in Pottsville, PA and resided in Somerville since 1960. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville and a faithful participant in their Prayer Group.
A former Cub and Boy Scout den mother in Somerville, PTA President and years ago was a coordinator for the Courier News paperboy deliveries.
Surviving are her children John Hudak, wife Marie, Theresa Carman, Diana Nicaretta, husband John, Peter Hudak, Rosemary Raffo, husband Robert, Sandra Wyckoff, husband Michael, Maureen, Barbara and Andrew Hudak, Joseph Hudak, wife Michele and Michael Hudak, wife Debra, a sister Nora Fogarty and 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11am on Wednesday, September 24. at the Immaculate Conception Church, Somerville. Interment to follow at church cemetery.
Visiting hours from 3-5pm and 7-9pm on Tuesday, September 23, at the Cusick Funeral Home, Somerville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Kathleen's memory to the Immaculate Conception Church, 35 Mountain Ave., Somerville, NJ 08876.
Thomas C. Opalack died September 19 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset. Tom was raised in Clark, before moving to Bridgewater in the 1970's. He graduated from Rutgers University with a BS in Geology and later attained a MA in Education from Seton Hall University.
A twenty five year police veteran, Tom retired from the Bridgewater Township Police Department as a Sergeant in 1999. There he headed the Traffic Safety Unit and was a member of the Heavy Rescue Team, the Dive Team, the Somerset County Swat and HAZMAT Teams, was a Motorcycle Officer and was the Department's Chemical Munitions Officer. He also served as the Township's Office of Emergency Management Coordinator. Tom was an instructor at the Somerset County Police Academy and the County Emergency Services Training Academy, where he taught Chemical Munitions and Search & Rescue. A private pilot, Tom attained the rank of Major in the Civil Air Patrol. Mr. Opalack was predeceased by his father, Frank P. Opalack.
Surviving are his mother, Helen B. Opalack, his daughters Margaret (Meg) Opalack and Kelsey Opalack and his brother, Paul Opalack.
Tom was a rugged outdoorsman and will be remembered by his family and friends as a brilliant and loving man, though he would insist he was "Just a Regular Guy".
Visiting hours are from 6-9pm on Monday, September 22, and 10am on Tuesday, September 23, concluding with a Funeral Service on Tuesday at 11am at the Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Ave., Somerville. with final prayers said at the Somerset Hills Memorial Park Chapel. Mt. Airy Rd., Basking Ridge.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Tom's memory to Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.)www.nationalcops.org.