Obituaries

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Mass Offered Dec. 15 For George Meyers, 91

George B. Meyers of Barnegat, formerly of Livingston, died Wednesday, December 12. He was 91 year old. 12, 2018.

Visitation was held on Friday, December 14, at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home old Livingston. A funeral Mass was offered on Saturday, December 15, at St. Raphael’s Church, Livingston, with entombment following at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover.

Mr. Meyers was born in South River. After graduating from St. Benedict’s Prep School, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He then went to college at Fordham University, graduating in 1950. He worked as vice president, claims, for the Motor Club of America in Newark, and then Preserver Insurance Company in Paramus.

He was the husband of Frances Meyers for 64 years; the father of Gail, Lauren, Kim, and the late Mark Meyers. He was also a grandfather of four and a great-grandfather as well.

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Grace Monaghan

Grace Monaghan, formerly of Livingston, passed away on December 9, 2018. She died peacefully as a resident of Seabrook Extended Care Facility in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, one week short of her 101st birthday.

She is survived by five sons: Dennis of Raquette Lake, New York and Sebastian, Florida; Jay of Manasquan, New Jersey; Patrick of Houston,Texas; Joseph ofToms River, New Jersey; and Thomas of Landenberg, Pennsylvania. Her son William, formerly of West Orange, passed away in 2001.

Grace leaves behind seven grandchildren and five-great grandchildren and one on the way. In addition to her sons, Grace also leaves daughters-in-law Mary, Gwen, Maryann and Patti.

Grace graduated from St. Vincent's Academy in 1935. She and Jim were married in 1940 and resided in Belleville before moving to Livingston in 1952.

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Will Offer Mass Sat. For John A. Pannucci

John A. Pannucci, 93, a former Livingston resident and a 30-year resident of Manchester, died at his son’s home on Sunday, December 10. The family will receive friends on Friday, December 14, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals in Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, December 15, at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church in Lakehurst. Condolences may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.com.

Mr. Pannucci was born in Orange and lived in Livingston before moving to Manchester. He also spent 25 years wintering in Delray Beach, Florida. He was a long-time parishioner of St. Philomena Church in Livingston and St. John’s in Lakehurst.

Prior to retirement, Mr. Pannucci was a computer systems analyst and programmer for the Department of the Army. He was a member of the Leisure Village West Bocce Club, the Italian-American Club, and various computer clubs.

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Funeral Mass Offered For Patricia Duffy, 65

Patricia “Trish” Duffy, 65, of Livingston, died Monday, December 3. Visitation was held on Sunday, December 9, at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston. A funeral Mass was offered on Monday, December 10, at St. Philomena’s Church, Livingston, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

Born in Newark, Mrs. Duffy was a lifelong resident of Livingston and member of St. Philomena Roman Catholic Parish. She attended St. Philomena’s grammar school (now known as Aquinas Academy), and later was graduated from East Orange Catholic High School. She then attended Mount Ida College and Montclair State University.

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Funeral Held Monday For Robert V. Harris

Robert V. Harris, 72, of Livingston, died Wednesday, December 5. Visitation and a funeral service were held Monday, December 10, at Quinn Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston.

Mr. Harris was born in Paterson to William and Concetta Hawryszczuk. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was the father of Robert Harris, Kristin Graziano (Thomas), Stacey Polito (Rick), and Michael Harris (Kellie); the brother of William Harris (Ina); and grandfather of eight grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations in Mr. Harris’ name be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org.

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Terry Boxer

Terry Boxer (nee Rubenfeld) of Whippany, N.J., formerly of Livingston, N.J., died December 9, 2018, in Morristown, N.J.

Mrs. Boxer was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and resided in Baltimore, M.D.; Forest Hills, N.Y.; and Livingston before moving to Whippany. She was an antiques dealer for over 40 years in Livingston before her retirement in 2000.

Mrs. Boxer was a lifetime member of Hadassah and active in B’nai Brith, both of Livingston. Also in Livingston, Mrs. Boxer was a member ofTemple Beth Shalom and past secretary of its Sisterhood.

Terry was the loving wife of the late Theodore Boxer and the devoted mother of Loretta (David) Kerstein and the late Susan Ann Boxer. She was the adored grandmother of Shari (Mike) Scheckman and Amy (Peter) Okun, and cherished great-grandmother ofAri, Talia, Eliana and Ethan.

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Mass Offered Dec. 3 For Felice ‘Phil’ Picillo

Felice “Phil” Picillo, 97, of Livingston, died Thursday, November 29. Visitation was held at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston, on Sunday, December 2. A Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Philomena Church, Livingston, on Monday, December 3, followed by entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Born in Caprilgia, Irprina, Italy, Mr. Picillo lived in Orange from 1954 to 1985 before moving to Livingston. He was a supervisor for the City of Orange, Department of Public Works, before retiring in 1986. He was also a part-time landscaper until the age of 90. Mr. Picillo was the husband of the late Giuseppina Picillo, and the father of Vincent Picillo (Yolanda), and Joanne DeNotaris (Joseph). Additionally, he is survived by four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to Istituto Antoniano dei Rogazionisti, Via Tiziano Minio, 15, 35134 Padova (Italy); or to St.

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Services Were Held For Barry Gimelstob

Barry Gimelstob, of Harding Township and formerly of Livingston, died on October 26 at the age of 75. Born and raised in Newark, Mr. Gimelstob graduated from Weequahic High School and Long Island University. He coached three championship basketball teams at Newark's South Side High School (Shabazz), received two “Coach of the Year” honors and was elected to the Newark Athletic Hall of Fame. Mr. Gimelstob formed FBR Group, a financial advisory firm, in 1989, and was a supporter of the Valerie Fund, Shabazz High School and Newark Academy. He is survived by Patricia, his wife of 47 years; his three sons, Joshua, Justin, and Russell; and a grandson. Funeral services were held at Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel. The family would appreciate memorial donations to the Valerie Fund, 2101 Millburn Avenue, Maplewood, N.J. 07040.

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Will Celebrate Mass For Cesarea D’Abramo

Cesarea D’Abramo, 98, of Livingston, died on Saturday, December 1. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Philomena Church in Livingston on Thursday, December 6, at 10 a.m. Born in Terlizzi, Italy, to Pietro and Maria Baldassarre, she was the wife of the late John D’Abramo; the mother of Frank D’Abramo (Angie), and Irene Curiale (Aldo); grandmother of six; and the great-grandmother of six. In lieu of fl owers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org.

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Funeral Held Nov. 29 For Irwin Halper

Irwin Halper of Verona, formerly of Livingston, died Wednesday, November 28. Funeral services were held the following day at Temple B’nai Abraham in Livingston, followed by interment at Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge. Arrangements were under the direction of the Bernheim Apter Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston. He was the founder of I. Halper Paper and Supplies of Bayonne. Mr. Halper was the husband of Vicki Halper and his late wife, Donna Halper; the father of Tara Halper and Jaret Keller, Matthew and Erin Halper, and Andrew and Heather Halper; the stepfather of Justin and Tali Panetz, and Heather Panetz; the brother of Robert Halper, Jane and Steven Eisenstat, and Carol and Arthur Amster; and the grandfather of eight.

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