Chaplain, Jonathon Zachary Sr., 26, passed away suddenly on Saturday June 12, 2021. Beloved son of Deborah Bielski and Josiah Chaplain Sr.. Jonathon is also survived by his son Jonathon Zachary Chaplain Jr., three brothers Josiah Jr., Joshua, Jordan Chaplain, a sister Faith Curto, a special nephew, Josiah III loving aunts, uncles, cousins lots of nieces and nephews and his two pupperdoggies , JC and Diamond. He loved playing football as a kid, so full of spunk, comedian at times, the Leo did come out at times, was always there help anybody in a heartbeat, such a great young man with a heart of gold that he always had. He will truly be missed by too many, until we meet again, everybody loves you so much. He is not suffering anymore, he is running in the pastures in Heaven with no more pain. Jonathon is our Guardian Angel always and forever will be. God bless his perfect soul, Amen. Visitation hours Sunday, June 20, 1-4 PM at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford. Funeral mass Monday, June 21, 10 AM at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Hewitt. Please meet at church. Interment Cedar Heights Cemetery, West Milford.
Mahon, Walter passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. He was 95. Walter was born to the late William and Mary (Nelson) Mahon. He was raised in Haskell, NJ and attended Butler High School. He served in the US Army Air Core from 1944 to 1946 as an Athletic Instructor. In 1949 he married Wilma Cooper and moved to Riverdale, NJ where they raised their three sons, Walter R. Mahon, Robert E. Mahon and Gary A. Mahon. Walter worked as a Supervising Engineer at Curtis Wright. He retired in 1985 and they moved to Honesdale, PA. He enjoyed woodworking and making bird houses to benefit St.Jude Children’s Hospital. He was predeceased by his brother William Mahon and sister Audrey (Mahon) Domanski. Walter is survived by his son, Gary Mahon and his wife Nancy Sommerville-Mahon, Robert Mahon and his partner Debra White and Walter Mahon and his wife Deborah. He was also survived by grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held June 4 at Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road in West Milford from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Summerell, Rosemary, 73, passed away on June 9, 2021 at Milford Senior Care, Milford, PA. Daughter of the late Albert & Mary Regeling, Sr. Rosemary spent most of her life in Riverdale, NJ before relocating with her family to Stockholm & then Dingmans Ferry, Pa. Rosemary was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, Grieg Summerell & her brothers Tony & Buzzy. She is survived by her daughter Laurie O'Connell & her husband Peter, son Christopher Summerell & his wife Harriet, grandchildren Dominic, Peter Jr., Kaitlyn, Matthew, Ryan & Megan O'Connell & Carla Summerell all of Dingmans Ferry. The oldest of 12, she is also survived by her siblings Jimmy, Mike, Albie, Louise, MaryAnn, Marcella, JoAnn, Eugene & Robert as well as many nieces, nephews & in laws. Rosemary worked as a machinist for The Applicator Co & for Sava Industries both in Riverdale. She was a member & past President of the RIverdale Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. As per her wishes we will be bringing Rosemary "home" to Riverdale for her final goodbye. Arrangements are by Richards Funeral Home on Newark Pompton Turnpike in Riverdale. Viewing will be held on Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 9 am till Noon to be immediately followed by burial at Mount Calvary Cemetery on Bartholdi Ave in Butler NJ & a repast at the Riverdale Fire House on Post Lane.
Wallasky, Matthew J., 83, went to meet his Lord and Savior on June 15, 2021. Born in Cliffside Park, NJ, the son of Mateus and Susan Wallasky, Matt resided in West Milford, NJ for the past 18 years. He served in the US Air Force from 1955 to 1959. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Newark College of Engineering. His career in the engineering and construction industry included 25 years with Foster Wheeler Corporation where he held several positions; Estimating Manager in the Process Plants Division, Commercial Director and Senior Project Manager of F. S. Constructors. Matt was a member of Echo Lake Baptist Church where he served as Treasurer and as a member of the Leadership Board. He is survived by his loving wife Carol and his daughter, Susan Daniele, her husband Rich, his beloved grandsons Ricky and Alex and his daughter Meredith and her husband Eric McClanahan. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and their families. Friends may call at the Richards Funeral Home, 1440 Union Valley Road, West Milford, NJ on Tuesday, June 22 from 3 – 7 PM. Funeral service on Wednesday at 10:30 AM. from Richards Funeral Home. Interment at Restland Memorial Park, East Hanover, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959