Obituaries

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12
Nov
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Will Celebrate Mass For Ruth Dunscombe

Ruth Ellen Dunscombe, a 1969 graduate of Livingston High School, died on November 8. She was 70 years old.

Visitation will take place today, Thursday, November 12, from 1 to 5 p.m., at Lacey’s Home for Funerals in Forked River. A Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for Friday, November 13, at 9:30 a.m. at the Church of St. Pius in Forked River. Committal will follow at 12:15 p.m. at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

Ms. Dunscombe was the daughter of the late William E. and Jeanette C. Dunscombe and the sister of William E. Dunscombe (Veronica) of New Providence.

While in high school she won a Betty Crocker Award for her apple crisp. She then attended Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York, majoring in English.

Thu
05
Nov
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Will Hold Memorial For Gloria Oertzen

A memorial service for Gloria Oertzen will be held at St. Philomena’s Church on Saturday, November 7, at 3 p.m. Friends are welcome to attend, and a repast will follow.

Mrs. Oertzen died on April 11 at the age of 92. A private graveside service had been held due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thu
05
Nov
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Mary A. Barras

Mary A. Barras (née Flahive) passed away peacefully on Monday, November 2, 2020 at Morristown Medical Center. She was 86 years old.

On February 27, 1934, Mary was born on her family farm in Glenderry, just west of Ballyheigue, in County Kerry, Ireland to her parents, John and Bridget Flahive. After receiving an education, Mary spent her teenage years working at a convent in Tralee, Ireland. Mary left the emerald isle and immigrated to Newark, New Jersey on August 11, 1951, where she met the love of her life, George Barras.

She often told loving stories of going to dances in Newark and frequenting McGovern’s Tavern with her future husband. George and Mary were married at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on November 10, 1956. After leaving Newark, George and Mary first moved to East Orange, before settling down in Livingston in 1967, where they raised their daughters and lived for the past 53 years.

Thu
05
Nov
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Hold Memorial Mass For Gloria Jannuzzelli

Amemorial Mass will be held at St. Mary’s Church in Nutley on Saturday, November 7, at 10:30 a.m., for Gloria Jannuzzelli.

Ms. Jannuzzelli, formerly of Livingston, died on April 1 at age 87. Her ashes were interred at Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.

Thu
29
Oct
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Will Hold Service For Olga Bareille

Olga Bareille, née Rossi, died on Sunday, October 25. She was 82 years old.

Raised in Livingston, Mrs. Bareille was born in Orange and later resided in Parsippany for 45 years. She worked for Bell Labs as a secretary before starting her family.

She was predeceased by her husband, George, to whom she was married for 50 years; and her brothers, Edward and Ronald Rossi.

Mrs. Bareille is survived by her daughters, Suzanne Blanch and her husband, Raymond, and Jeanne Drucks and her husband, Louis; her brother, Victor Rossi; six grandchildren; and one great-grandson. .

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 30, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, Livingston. The funeral service will be held at noon, followed by entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donating to the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center Renovation Fund, Atlantic Health System Foundation for Morristown Medical Center.

Thu
29
Oct
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Carol Ann Terhune Succumbs at Age 79

Carol Ann Terhune (nee Buehler), who grew up in Livingston, died at her home in Morris Plains on October 21.

Born in Jersey City and raised in Livingston, Mrs. Terhune graduated from Livingston High School in 1959. She wed her high school sweetheart, Robert Terhune, in 1960. They were married until his death in 2013.

Mrs. Terhune served as the secretary of Mountain Way School and for the superintendent of the Morris Plains school system for 32 years, retiring in 2010. She is survived by her children,

She is survived by her children, Bob and Wendy Terhune, Lynn Terhune and Alex Ganuza, and Bill and Maureen Terhune all of Morris Plains, and Brian and Patty Terhune of Atlanta, Georgia. She is also survived by her brother, Bill (Sharon) Buehler of Portland, Oregon; and

13 grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren. Services are not being held due

Thu
29
Oct
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Private Services Held For Patricia C. Tetta

Patricia C. Tetta (Fidele), of Livingston, died at her home on October 24.

Mrs. Tetta worked as a substitute teacher with the Livingston Board of Education for many years.

Predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Michael D. Tetta, she is survived by her daughters, Michelle Giacalone and her husband, Rich, and Dana Granato and her husband, Frankie; and three grandchildren.

Funeral services were held privately.

The family has suggested that donations be made in Mrs. Tetta’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Thu
29
Oct
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Ellen Kurtz

Ellen Kurtz (née Rabinowitz), 86 of Rockaway, New Jersey, was born on May 22, 1934 and passed away on October 17, 2020 in Apex, North Carolina.

Mrs. Kurtz was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and lived for many years in Livingston, New Jersey before moving to Rockaway. She was previously a member of Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston.

Predeceased by her husband, Ray, she is survived by her daughter, Jill Kurtz of Morristown, New Jersey; her son, Michael Kurtz of Rockville, Maryland; her son, Jack Kurtz of Santa Clarita, California; her sister, Toby Rodney of Apex, North Carolina; Lloyd Kishinsky of Rockaway, New Jersey; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, New Jersey.

Donations in Ellen Kurtz’s memory can be made to Transitions Hospice, or the Hospice Organization of your choice.

Thu
29
Oct
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Dorothy C. Soley

Dorothy C. Soley

Dorothy C. Soley (Murphy), age 83, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on October 22, 2020. She lived in Livingston for 60 years with her husband, Jack, where she raised her family and was actively involved with St. Philomena’s Parish.

She was an advocate of exercise, an avid walker, a well-traveled hiker, and deeply devoted to Our Blessed Mother. Dorothy enjoyed attending her children’s and grandchildren’s events and was a loyal Duke University basketball fan. She was an active grandmother and cherished her grandchildren. Dorothy loved her brothers and sisters and often reflected on her years growing up in the Vailsburg section of Newark. A dear friend to many, she will be missed by all who had the pleasure to know her.

Thu
22
Oct
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Barbara Ann Entwistle

Barbara Ann Entwistle

Barbara Ann Entwistle, 82, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, died peacefully surrounded by her family on October 13, 2020. She was a long-time resident of Livingston, New Jersey.

Barbara was born in Orange in January, 1938. She was the daughter of Michael and Lillian Savage. She married her high-school sweetheart, Albert Edward Entwistle, on November 24, 1956, and they were blessed with seven children. Barbara was a homemaker and then a long-time secretary in the Livingston High School guidance department. She was an active parishioner at Saint Philomena’s Parish.

Barbara deeply cared for others and had a special way of making them feel important. She was dear to all who were fortunate enough to know her. She was predeceased by her par

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