Obituaries

Paul J. Bentivegna

Oct 5, 2022

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Henry Acot

Sep 30, 2022

Henry B. Acot

Henry Bacuna Acot 70 of Union, was a faithful servant of God, dedicated husband, and devotedfather and grandfather. He passed away peacefully on September 30, 2022, surrounded byfamily. He was born on July 31, 1952, in Bacolod City, Philippines and was adopted by hisuncle, Antonio Acot and his aunt, Marietta Bacuna Acot. Even though he was an...

Thomas Beckwith

Sep 29, 2022

Thomas Harold Beckwith, 75, of Union, N.J., passed away on September 29, 2022.Husband of Marilyn (nee Bryant)Father of Ervin J. MathisBrother to the late Wilbert, Robert, Brenice Womble, and Agnes BeckwithBeloved Grandfather to Evelyn and Makayah and Great-Grandfather to Ka'Maiyah and KaiThomas was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, before moving as a child with his family to Newark, New Jersey,...

Giuseppe "Joe" Galazzo

Sep 27, 2022

 

  Giuseppe "Joe" Galazzo 92 of West Orange, N.J. passed away on September 27, 2022.

Husband of the late Paola"Lina" (nee Musso)

Father of Mario and his wife Diane, Michelle Giasullo and her husband Louis Jr., Joseph and his wife Andrea.

Brother to Rosetta Cannizzo, the late Antoinetta, Lina, Maria, Vincenzo, and Salvatore

Beloved Grandfather to Danielle, David, Joseph,...

Mazela Macena

Sep 24, 2022

 

Mazela Macena Mazela Macena, 99 of Hillside passed away at home on September 24, 2022.

Wife of the late Lavoie.

Mother of Mona Noncent, and Mario Noncent and his wife Abeline.

Beloved grandmother of Kenny, Trish and Jennifer.

Mazela was born and raised in Haiti. Before she arrived in the United States in 2008 she was a farmer, maintaining...

Palma Sansone

Sep 23, 2022

 

Palma Ann Sansone

January 27, 1927 - September 23, 2022

 

Palma Ann Sansone, (nee Sorbera), passed away peacefully on September 23, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.  She was 95 years old.

 

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a visitation for Palma at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave., Union on Tuesday, September 27 ...

Anthony A. Virgilio

Sep 18, 2022

Anthony A. Virgilio

Anthony A. Virgilio, 70 of Millburn passed away on September 18, 2022.

Husband of Frances (nee Urso).

Father of Anthony and his wife Nina.

Son of the late Dr. Anthony A. Virgilio, MD and Angelina (nee Nasta).

Grandfather of Anthony.

Anthony was born in Jersey City and was raised in Orange, NJ before moving to Millburn 23...

Maria A Oliveira

Sep 17, 2022

 

Maria A. Oliveira (nee Alves), 63, of Union, NJ, passed peacefully on September 17, 2022. Born in Portugal, Maria arrived in the U.S. in 1983 and settled in the Ironbound section of Newark. She and her family later moved to Union. Maria loved gardening in her backyard. She also loved to bake a variety of baked goods. Her favorite...

Mia Blanks

Sep 11, 2022

 

Mia Blanks was born in Newark, New Jersey, on November 19, 1964. God called Mia home on September 11, 2022. 

Mia leaves to cherish fond memories of her are her daughter Brittney Barnes, her parents Kenneth and Sandra Blanks (née Carter), her sister Tammy Law (née Blanks), her brother-in-law Rodney Law and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other...

Calvin Charles Sexton

Sep 6, 2022

Calvin Charles Sexton, 90 of Springfield, NJ passed away on September 6, 2022.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service with military honors on Friday, September 16, at 11:00 am at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wrightstown, NJ.

Born in Newark, NJ, Calvin later served in the U.S. Navy from 1952-1956 as a...

Lillian "Peggy" Hollinger

Sep 6, 2022

 

Lillian (Peggy) Hollinger was born on January 19th, 1922 in the family home on Mill Street in Bloomfield, NJ.

 She grew up on John St. in Bloomfield.

She married James Edward Hollinger on December 27th, 1947.

They built their first home on 3 Mildred Terrace in Vauxhall NJ, moved in during 1957 and raised their family...

Ronald J. Peake

Sep 5, 2022

 

Ronald J. Peake, 90, of Union, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on September 5, 2022 at Overlook Hospital, with his family at his side.  Born in Newark, New Jersey, Ron rose from challenging childhood circumstances and joined the United States Air Force at a young age to serve his country in the Korean War.  After the war, he met...

William Rillo

Sep 5, 2022

William "Bill" Rillo, 92, of Springfield, passed away on September 5, 2022.

Funeral services are private, in the care of the Galante Funeral Home in Union.

He was born and raised in Springfield, and worked at HOB Motors in Watchung as a service manager before retiring. He was very fond of boating and fishing. William also cherished the ocean and...

Robert John Yoson

Sep 1, 2022

Robert John Yoson, 55 of Elizabeth passed away on September 1, 2022.

Funeral services are private, in the care of the Galante Funeral Home in Union.

Born in Livingston, Robert lived in Elizabeth. He worked in various construction jobs, notably as a roofer and handyman for many years. Above all, Robert was a gifted artist. An intelligent man with a...

Walter Luis Faraci

Aug 29, 2022

Walter Luis Faraci, 60 of Brick passed away on August 29, 2022.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation for Walter at the Galante Funeral Home, 2800 Morris Ave. Union on Tuesday September 6 from 4-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Blessed Sacrament Church in Elizabeth on Wednesday at 10:30 AM. Entombment will follow at...

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