Dorothy Cuomo died Nov. 12 in Kearny. She was 77.
Born in Harrison, she lived in Newark for the past 35 years.
Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at Queen of Peace Church and the burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, both in North Arlington.
Dorothy worked for the Essex County Board of Elections and was a true friend to animals. Her main passion in life was animal rescue.
She is survived by her brothers Joe Ruccatano and Anthony Ruccatano, her sister-in-law Pat and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Friends of Animals.
Margaret M. Dyer
Margaret M. Dyer entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Nov, 13, at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville.
Born in Jersey City, she was a lifelong resident of Harrison.
Margaret worked for RCA, Inc., Harrison, as a tube tester for 28 years retiring many years ago.
She is survived by her brother Robert F. Dyer of Harrison. She was predeceased by her siblings Mildred “Honey” Smith, Joseph J. Dyer and John J. Dyer Jr.
Private services were under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home, Harrison. For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.mulliganfuneralhome.org.
Anna T. Kirchner (Kimball), 87, died on Nov. 13 at Haven Hospice, Edison.
Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. The funeral service was held at the funeral home, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thiele-reid.com.
She was born in Mystic, Conn., and lived in Kearny before moving to Dunellen 25 years ago.
Anna was employed as a clerk for the U.S. Defense Contract Administration in New York for many years.
She is survived by her son John J. Kirchner, siblings Betty Kennedy, Tom Kimball and Martin Kimball; one granddaughter Corrine and two great-grandchildren Lilly Ann and Briella.
Randall L. Ostrander, 71, died on Nov. 13 at his home in Kearny.
Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. The funeral service was held at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, 663 Kearny Ave., Kearny. Interment followed in East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thielereid.com.
Randy was born in East Orange and was a lifelong resident of Kearny.
He earned a B.S. in accounting from Rutgers University, Newark.
Mr. Ostrander was a financial executive for Engelhard Corp. in Iselin for 47 years, retiring five years ago. He also proudly served as a deacon and elder at the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington.
Randy is survived by his wife Arlene (Scott); children Cheryl L. Bogdan, and David R. Ostrander (Stacy); one sister, Karlene Wagner, and two grandchildren, Jessica and Nicole.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 28 Kennedy Blvd., Suite 180, East Brunswick, N.J. 08816 or to the John Theurer Cancer Center, 360 Essex Street, Suite 301, Hackensack, N.J. 07601.
Susan Sadrianna, (nee Praslicka) entered into eternal rest peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Nov. 15. She was 67.
Born in Passaic, she lived most of her life in East Rutherford, until moving to North Arlington, nine years ago to live with her daughter and grandson.
Susan worked as a printer for Bowne and Company, Secaucus, G.S. Litho Inc., and A.G..T. Inc., both of Carlstadt, for 40 plus years.
She is survived by her loving daughters Barbara Cybulsky and Christina Halkiu and her cherished grandchildren Nicholas, Charlene and Sabrina.
Private services were under the direction of Mulligan Funeral Home, Harrison. For information or to send condolences please visit www.mulliganfuneralhome.org.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the family to help pay for funeral expenses in care of the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison, in loving memory of Susan.
Dolores Thomas died on Nov. 14 at home. She was 70.
Born in Jersey City, she lived many years in Kearny.
Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny, followed by a private cremation. To leave an online condolence please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.
Mrs. Thomas was a payroll manager for many years for Stop & Shop in Lyndhurst.
Wife of James P. Thomas, she is survived by her children John Thomas and Veronica Black (Gary); sister of Carol Carola, she is also survived by her grandchildren Megan, Danielle and Jason. In lieu of flowers kindly make a donation to www.curepc.org.