Mary (Banach) France

Mary (Banach) France, 68, died on Monday, Jan. 30 at her home in Harrison.

Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held in the funeral home, followed by private cremation. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Mary was born in Newark and lived in Kearny before moving to Harrison in 1986.
She worked in the medical records department in West Hudson Hospital, Kearny for 15 years, retiring 12 years ago.

Mrs. France is survived by her daughter Dawn Tully (P.J.); son Robert France, Jr.; brothers John and Paul Banach and her two granddaughters Kelsey and Morgan Tully.

Martha Suscavage

Martha Suscavage, of North Arlington, died on Feb. 1. She was 92. Arrangements were by Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

She is survived by her children Christine and Michael Suscavage, Elizabeth Stanek, Katherine Killeen and Marian Paznek; sister of Gertrude Wood and Val Hnatiuk; also surviving are eight grandchildren.

The Observer Staff