Thomas G. Buck
Thomas G. Buck, 70, died on Saturday, March 3, at the Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Buck lived in Manhattan before moving to North Arlington 36 years ago. He worked as a broker for Lehman Brothers in New York City, retiring in 1977.
He was a member of the Arlington Players Club in Kearny. He served in the United States Army National Guard from 1964 to 1970.
He was the beloved husband of Catherine Buck (nee Brennan); the devoted father of Thomas G. Buck II, and dear brother of Marilyn Weigner and John Buck.
Visitation was held at the Parow Funeral Home, 185 Ridge Rd., North Arlington, on Thursday, March 8, followed by a private cremation.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to St. Peter’s Prep, 144 Grand St., Jersey City, N.J. 07302.
Mildred (Pacheco) Capella
Mildred (Pacheco) Capella, 82, died on Sunday, March 11, in the Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville.
Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral liturgy was offered in St. Cecilia Church, Kearny. Interment followed at Rosedale Cemetery, Linden. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thielereid.com.
Mildred was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and lived in the Williamsburg section for many years. She moved to Kearny in 2010. Mrs. Capella was a laborer for Leviton Electrical in Greenpoint, Brooklyn for 19 years, retiring 22 years ago.
She is survived by her husband Albert J.; children Jo-Ann Capella-Jimenez and Joseph Capella; sister of Margaret Laboy and grandmother of Mildred Marie Cuevas.
She was predeceased by her daughter Theresa Capella in 1990.
Richard J. DiMurro Sr.
Richard J. DiMurro Sr., 82, lifelong resident of Harrison, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 12.
Arrangements were by the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass was held in Holy Cross Church, Harrison, followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. For information or to send condolences, please visit mulliganfuneralhome.org.
Richard is survived by his devoted wife of 62 years Rita; his loving children Gregory and his wife Patricia, Donna Harris and her husband Edward and Gina Tipton and her husband William; cherished grandfather of Ceallaigh, Diarmad and Deaglan DiMurro, Thomas and James Harris, Benjamin and Samuel Tipton; dear brother of Carmella Rada and loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Richard is predeceased by his son Richard, Jr., brother Benedict, sisters Mary Petti, Giovanna King and Nickoleona Behney.
Please kindly omit flowers and make donations to St. Jude Children’s hospital c/o of the funeral home in memory of Richard.
Wilfredo ‘Freddie’ Guevarez Sr.
Wilfredo “Freddie” Guevarez Sr., 60, of Harrison, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, March 14.
Arrangements were by the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass was held in Holy Cross Church, Harrison. Interment was in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. For information or to send condolences please visit mulliganfuneralhome.org.
Son of the late Flora, Freddie was born in Puerto Rico. He worked for the Town of Harrison, the Township of Maplewood and Holy Cross School in the maintenance department for over 20 years.
Freddie is survived by his ever-loving father Felix, his devoted wife Maureen (nee Baranowski), loving children Wilfredo Freddie III and his wife Jennie, Maximo and his wife Jill, Felix and his wife Lindsay, his step-daughters Melissa, Tammy and Heather Sak. He was the cherished grandfather of Brianna Corcoran, Madison, Lexi, Reese and Jaxon; dear brother of Harry and his wife Kirsys and James.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Cancer Institute c/o of the funeral home in memory of Wilfredo.
Edward S. Krupinski
Edward S. Krupinski died on March 14. He was 88. Born in West Virginia, he lived in Newark before moving to Kearny 45 years ago.
Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. A funeral Mass was held in St. Casimir’s Church, Newark. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery. North Arlington. To leave online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com
Edward is a retired dock worker from Branch Motor Trucking in Newark.
Husband of the late Vicki (Wolowitz), he is survived by his brother and sisters Stanley Krupinski, Stella Delli Santi and Agnes Santos. He is also survived by his nephew Joseph Krupinski along with many other nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to The American Cancer Society.
Helen C. Kulesa
Helen C. Kulesa (nee: Kazmierski) 92, of Kearny, on Wednesday, March 14.
Helen was born in West Virginia the daughter of the late Andrew and Catherine Kazmierski and the beloved wife of the late Frank (1991). As a child she was raised in Scranton, P.a., and then had moved to Harrison where she worked as a seamstress for Natalie Green in East Newark. During World War II she made uniforms for the U.S. Government Armed Forces. Helen lived in Kearny for the past 60 years and has lived a full and fruitful life; her memory will be memorialized in the hearts of all her family and friends.
She is survived by her loving children Helen F. Kulesa, Ann Rekuc and Lori Zawacki, and her husband Michael; cherished grandmother of Donna Krusznis, and her husband Michael, Steven Rekuc, Jennifer Goodeman, and her husband Jason, David and Allison Rekuc, adored great-grandmother of Michael and Drew Krusznis, dear sister of Walter Kazmierski, Bernice Polukort and Edward Kazmierski.
Helen is predeceased by her brother Frank Kazmierski and sister Mary Ogorzat.
Arrangements were by the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass was held in St. Cecilia’s Church, Kearny, followed by burial at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Scranton, Pa. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Salvation Army in her memory. For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit: www.mulliganfuneralhome.org.
Edward Mulvanerton died on March 15 in Bayonne Medical Center. He was 58. Born in Jersey City, he moved to Kearny in 1979.
Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. A funeral service was held in the funeral home, followed by burial at Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.
Ed, known as Eddie Moe, was a mechanic and truck driver for Tug and Barge Dry Dock in Jersey City. He had a great passion for motorcycles and was a member of various biker clubs and owned Able Motor Cycle and Driving School.
Husband of the late Concetta (nee Brown) “Connie”, he is survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law Edith and Martin O’Malley and Frank and Barbara Brown. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews Kathy Mattoon, Joanne Gouveia, Robert O’Malley, Cheryl Beech and Aurora Galaris and their families.
Herman C. Siemer Jr.
Herman C. Siemer Jr. died on March 11. He was 81. Born in Kearny, he moved to North Bergen four years ago.
Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home, followed by interment at Fairmount Cemetery in Newark.
Mr. Siemer worked for the IRS and was a member of Copestone Ophir Lidge in Kearny. He is survived by his sister in law Josephine Siemer and his two nieces Lila Zimmerman and Lisa Siemer. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Grace United Methodist Church in Kearny.
Helen V. Smith
Helen V. Smith died on March 14 at home. She was 87. Born in Harrison, she lived in Kearny for many years.
Arrangements were the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held in Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com
Wife of the late John, she is survived by her children and their spouses Karen McClure, Kenneth J. (Arlene) Smith, Irene Connolly, Kathryn (Jack) Mount, Robert (Kathlene) Smith and Annamarie Smith. Sister of Irene Kryspin and Alfred (Arlene) Kryspin Also surviving are her grandchildren Michele, Dana, Kristen, Jamie, Lisa, John, Kyle, Kourtney, Kelsey, Karlee, Michael, Ryan and Stephanie and her great grandchildren Riley, Emily and Andrew along with many nieces and nephews.