Farnon, Gloria S. (Strba) of West Milford on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Born in Passaic, NJ, she was the daughter of the late John and Silvia (Milewsky) Strba. A resident of West Milford for the past nine years, she moved here from Clifton, NJ. Gloria was employed as a secretary for Emcore Services in Pequannock, NJ. Surviving are three daughters, Catherine Mendel of Oak Ridge, Donna Gedra of Oak Ridge and Kristin Farnon-Szieber of Clifton, NJ, one sister, Virginia Yacyniak of Little Falls. Predeceased by a daughter, Suzanne Walker. Also surviving are ten grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 15 at Holy Faith Lutheran Church, 104 Paradise Road, Oak Ridge NJ, 07438 at 4 PM. Arrangements by Richards Funeral Home, West Milford, NJ.
Fitzpatrick, James, age 72, of Paterson, NJ on June 29, 2019. James was a self-employed carpet installer and also a Navy veteran. Beloved husband of Patricia (Gallagher) Fitzpatrick. Father of Ron Fitzpatrick of Lehighton, Pa, James B. and Joseph Fitzpatrick both of Oak Ridge, NJ, and Danielle Fitzpatrick of Paterson. Brother of Dennis and Sheila Fitzpatrick both of Paterson, Regina Barberri of South Jersey, Catherine Louridas of Paterson and Veronica Struble of Wayne, NJ. Grandfather of Riley and Shane Fitzpatrick. Visitation hours Friday July 5, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Richards Funeral Home 4 Newark-Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale. Final disposition is private.
Hoogmoed, Nellie June (Van Oudenaren), 86, of Ringwood on June 2, 2019. Beloved wife of Henry Hoogmoed. Born in Paterson, NJ to the late Peter and Nellie Van Oudenaren and a resident of Ringwood, NJ for 53 years. Nellie was a loving wife and beloved mother. Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, David (Joanne), a daughter, Lauren (Jeff) Donati , five grandchildren, Melissa, Eric, Brent, Carly and Paige, three great grandchildren, Dylan, Cole and Ashton. Predeceased by a daughter, Donna Jean Hendricks in 1987. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ 07480 on Sunday, June 9 from 3 – 7 PM. Funeral service Monday, June 10 at 10:30. Interment to follow in Warwick Cemetery, Warwick, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Greater NJ Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.
Peat, Eileen K, (Black), 72, of West Milford on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Beloved wife of Scott D. Peat. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Clark) Black. A resident of West Milford for the past 37 years moving here from Middletown, NY. Eileen was employed as an administrative assistant for Coopers & Lybrand of NYC. Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Robert D. Driscoll of Newton, NJ, a brother, Tom Black of Middletown, NY and three sisters, Joan Riccardi of Newton, NJ, Elizabeth Breslin of Westtown, NY and Lora Flanigan of Graham, SC. Predeceased by a daughter, Stefanie Ann Driscoll in 1989. Also surviving are four grandchildren. Friends may call at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ 07480 on Monday, June 10 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral mass on Tuesday, June 11 at St. Joseph Church, West Milford at 11:00 AM. Interment to follow in Cedar Heights Cemetery, West Milford, NJ.
Saranovic, Risto, 83, of Pompton Lakes passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019. Beloved husband of Sharon (Lynch) Saranovic. Born in Yugoslavia he has been a resident of Pompton Lakes for 30 years moving here from North Bergen. Risto was employed as a chef for the Crows Nest in Hackensack, NJ. Surviving in addition to his wife are five sons, Zdravko, Ratko, Slavko (wife, Mercedes), Frank (wife, Mary Jo) LoPresti and Risto, two daughters, Rajka Liberti and Talia (husband, Randy) Rhinesmith, two brothers, Momir and Milorad and three sisters, Stanka Skalko, Dara Maras and Bozanka Bosner. Also surviving are sixteen grandchildren, Steven, Justin, Ratko, Risto, Andrew, Luke, Emily and Slavko Saranovic, Daniel, Ariah Liberti and Savanah Ala, Frankie, Gina and Giuls LoPresti and Randy and Bassy Rhinesmith. Visitation at Richards Funeral Home, 4 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ 07457 on Monday, July 1 from 4 – 8 PM. Funeral service on Tuesday, July 2 at 10 AM with interment at Pompton Reformed Church Cemetery, Pompton Lakes, NJ.
Threlfall, Raymond Elliot, 72, of Warwick, New York, passed away peacefully on June 26, 2019 at Hackensack University Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. Born, in Paterson, New Jersey he was the son of the late Aaron and Louisa Threlfall. Ray was raised in Haledon, New Jersey and lived most of his life in West Milford, New Jersey. Ray was a passionate man and one of many talents. He served in the U.S. Air Force and belonged to the Haledon Emergency Ambulance Association, The West Milford First Aid Squad and the West Milford Fire Department Photo Unit. Ray was also an avid model railroader and worked tirelessly as the Owner and Operator of the Model Railroad Post Office and CM Shops in Hewitt, New Jersey until his well-deserved retirement in 2014. Ray had a kindness and love for his fellow human being that was unparalleled. We personally witnessed more acts of giving, kind words and thoughtful gestures from Ray towards his fellow man than we could ever possibly recount. He made everyone whose life he touched richer for having known him. He will be remembered as a trusted friend, confidante and extraordinary husband to his wife Marie Threlfall. He was a devoted father to Dennis Camporeale and his wife Joey of Darien, CT, Paul Camporeale of Aberdeen, NJ, and Michael Camporeale and his wife Bliss of West Milford, NJ. Ray was a fun-loving and doting grandfather to his cherished Nathan, Christopher, Carter, and Amanda. Ray is also survived by his brother in law William Urban and his wife Barbara of Clark, NJ, his niece, Theresa Urban of Springfield, NJ, as well as his cousins Gary Threlfall and his wife Mary Jane of Wayne, NJ, Sharon Curving of Wayne, NJ, James Pavone and his wife Marianne of Stillwater, NJ, Al Threlfall of Lodi, NJ, and his beloved dog, Katie. In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his first wife, Theresa Ann, and his brother in law John Tronlone. A celebration of his life will be held at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ on Tuesday, July 2 from 2:00-4:00PM and 6:00-8:00PM. Funeral service on Wednesday, July 3 at 11:00AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: West Milford First Aid Squad, West Milford, NJ. Please remember Ray by committing an unexpected, random act of kindness to someone who cannot repay you or by taking time to look for the details, which is where life is really found. For he would want us all to remember though life is short, it is up to us to make it sweet.
Vreeland, Arthur L., 71, of Oak Ridge on Friday, June 21, 2019. Beloved husband of Vivian L (Sehulster) Vreeland. Born in Franklin, NJ, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Doris (Davenport) Vreeland. A resident of Oak Ridge for the past 25 years moving here from Vernon, NJ and was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Weldon Quarry in Lake Hopatcong. He was a member of Community and Apshawa Fire Companies, head engineer of Community Fire, member Apshawa Fire Police and Captain of Hardyston Township First Aid Squad. Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Jayson A. Vreeland of Trenton, a daughter, Charlene F. Figueroa (husband, Tony) of Wantage, two step-children, Michael Baldwin of Oak Ridge and Jennifer Rescigno (husband, Lance) of Wantage and 3 grandchildren. Predeceased by a brother, Albert in 1994. Visitation on Wednesday, June 26 at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford from 4 – 8 PM funeral service at 7:30 PM. Private disposition. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Research Foundation, P.O. Box 20256, Sarasota, FL 34276.
Way, John Donald Jr., Det/Lt, 86, of Parkland, FL on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Beloved husband of the late Helen (Rohloff) Way. Born in Hawthorne, NJ, he was the son of the late John Donald Way Sr. and the late Jennie (Pizzuti) Way. Retiring 34 years ago, John was employed by West Milford as a police officer and later as a Detective Lieutenant Commander. An Army veteran he was a member of the Superior Officers Association of West Milford and PBA Local # 162, John was an avid fisherman and spent his summers in Greenwood Lake and winters in Marathon, FL. Surviving are a son, William (wife, Cynthia), one daughter, Diane Fletcher and two sisters, Irene Cicero and Betty Earl. Four grandchildren also survive. Visitation on Sunday, June 23 at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford from 2-4 PM. Entombment service on Monday, June 24 at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, NJ at 11 AM. Friends please meet at funeral home on Monday at 10 AM.
Zak, John J., 73, husband of the late Irene (Bishop) Zak (2019), passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Born in Passaic. Mr Zak resided in Wayne. He had been employed as an automotive mechanic for H.K. Truck Repair, South Plainfield. He is survived by his daughter, Christine Zak of Queensbury, NY. Visitation Thursday 6-8 PM at Richards Funeral Home, 4 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ. Funeral service Friday 9:00 AM at Richards Funeral Home. Interment St. Joseph's Cemetery, West Milford.