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Muriel Salov Ostrow Dies on February 10

Muriel Salov Ostrow, 91, died in her sleep on February 10. Predeceased by her husband, Lester Ostrow, she is survived by two sons, Glenn R. Ostrow and Eric H. Ostrow; four grandchildren; and one greatgrandchild. A native of Newark, Mrs. Ostrow lived in Livingston, West Orange, and Springfield. She retired to Boynton Beach, Florida, before moving to New Orleans, Louisiana. A private family memorial service was held in New Orleans. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com.
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Maria Kos, 89 Succumbs at Home

Former Livingston resident Maria Kos, 89, died at home in Toms River on February 24. Mrs. Kos was born in Germany to Thomas and Ann Hoffmann. She came to the U.S. in 1950, and lived in Irvington and Livingston, prior to moving to Brick in the mid-1970s. Mrs. Kos owned and operated the Glamour Beauty Shop. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Kos, in 1991. She is survived by two sons and their wives, Peter E. Kos and Linda of Bridgewater, and John Kos and Jane of Sea Girt; her sister, Olga; five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements were by the Weatherhead Young Funeral Home in Brick. Condolences may be sent by visiting weatherheadyoung.com.
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Funeral Service Held For Dolores Freeman

Dolores Freeman (nee Luciano), 91, died at home in Lavallette on Sunday, February 28. Born in Newark, Mrs. Freeman lived in Livingston for more than 80 years. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Mike Noone of Lavallette; four sisters, Janet Senft, Theresa Castelli, Anna Mykietyn and Gloria Szumaski; and two grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, John Freeman, in 1977; a son, Paul, in 2006; and siblings Samuel Luciano, Beatrice Salemme, Nicolina Luciano, Lucille Hoerrmann and Patricia O'Brien. Arrangements were by the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals in Seaside Park. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.
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Funeral Services Held For Josephine Picillo

Josephine (Magliacane) Picillo, 89, died on Saturday, February 27, at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. Funeral arrangements were by the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home of Livingston. Born in Caprilgia, Irprina, Italy, Mrs. Picillo came to America in 1954 and had lived in Orange before moving to Livingston 30 years ago. She had worked for Jerome Electric and had been a seamstress for many years. Surviving her is her husband, Felice; her children, Vincent (Yolanda) and Joanne DeNotaris (Joseph); she is also survived by four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Istituto Antoniano dei Rogazionisti, Via Tiziano Minio, 15, 35134 Padova (Italy) or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Way, Memphis, TN 38148.
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Livingston Resident Secretary at PSE&G For Over 30 Years
 
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Melvin L. Ramer

Melvin Leonard Ramer passed away on February 28, 2016 at the age of 92. Arrangements are by Jewish Memorial Chapel, Clifton, NJ. Mel resided in Passaic all his life before moving to Union 11 years ago. During World War II, he was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Corps. He owned the Melvin L. Ramer Insurance Agency for 43 years. Mel belonged to numerous organizations, including the Knights of Pythias, for which he served as Grand Chancellor for many years. He was also active at the JCC and served on the board of the Margulies Senior Center. Predeceased by his wife, Gloria, he is survived by his daughters, Barbara Schofield and Linda Jacobs; his son-in-law, Mel Jacobs; and his grandchildren, Michael Schofield, Danielle Palmiotto, Rebecca Schofield-Cohen and Adam Cohen, Phyllis Jacobs, Mariel Jacobs and Eric Goodman. Donations may be made to the Saint Barnabas Foundation-Cardiac Program or the American Heart Association.
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Services To Be Held For William Reimer

William P. Reimer, 75, died on Monday, February 29, in Livingston, where he resided for 47 years. Born in Long Branch, Mr. Reimer attended Cornell University and the Newark College of Engineering (now NJIT). He was the fourth generation city engineer for the City of East Orange, and later worked as chief engineer at the Mazzocchi Wrecking Company, where he oversaw removal work after the 9/11 attacks. Mr. Reimer is survived by his wife of 50 years, Judith; his children Lynne R. Tamburrino (Jeffrey), William D. (Lisa Vignuolo), and George W. (Bonnie); and six grandchildren. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, March 5, from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home in Livingston. The memorial service will be held at 7:15 p.m. In lieu of fl owers, donations may be made to the Fairview Lake and Water Conservation Foundation, 119 James Drive, Ringwood, NJ 07456; or to the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, 100 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960.
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National Merit Scholarship Finalists

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Ten Livingston High School (LHS) seniors have been selected as finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Shown in the top row are Kolade Lawal, Danielle Lee, Jessica Li and Olivia Yao; in the front row are Chelsea Dyapa, Karina Yeh, Rebecca Lin and Iris Peng. They are joined by LHS principal Mark Stern. Cathy Nie and Jeanne Qiu are also finalists in the program.
 
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Friends of the Livingston Library Wins Grant For Senior Happenings

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Friends of the Livingston Library has received an Essex County Local Arts Program (ECLAP) grant of approximately $4,500, which is being used to help fund the library's Senior Happening programs. "I'm still smiling from my most recent conversation with Barbara Bye, the membership coordinator of the Friends of the Library," said library director Amy Babcock Landry.
 
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Auxiliary Police Officers Promoted

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Livingston's Auxiliary Police officers received their promotion badges at the Town Council's meeting on Monday evening. Livingston Police Chief Craig Handschuch is shown above with Auxiliary members, including Officers John Belluardo, Jason McArthur and Rick Friedman, who are being promoted to Sergeant; Sergeants Michael Hornstein, Michael DiMuro and Jason Sharenow, who are being promoted to Lieutenant; and Lieutenant Darin Dubrow, who is being promoted to Captain.
 

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