Obituaries

Jaime Arevalo

Jaime Arevalo died suddenly at home on May 6. He was 89.

Born in Argentina, he lived in Newark and the past 42 years in Kearny. Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at Queen of Peace Church, followed by burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave online condolences, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.

Jaime was the beloved husband of Carmen (nee Camino). He is also survived by his loving daughter and her husband Carmen and Charles Leone, his sister Josefina Arevelo and his granddaughters Diana and Cristina.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

Maryann Carr 

Maryann Carr (nee Sunbury) entered into eternal rest on Saturday, May 10.

Born in Newark, she was a lifelong resident of Harrison. Maryann worked for the Newark Policeman’s Federal Credit Union for many years.

Predeceased by her husband, Harry (1990), Mayryann is survived by her sons Bryan (Michelle), Joseph and Steven; a stepdaughter Debbie Raychok; grandchildren Bryan, Danica, Steven, Alexa, Dante, Casey and Riley; and sisters, Virginia De John and Patricia Morella. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her sisters, Dorothy Ackerson and Margaret Farrell.

The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison, on Thursday, May 15, at 9:30 am. A funeral Mass will follow at Holy Cross Church, Harrison, at 10 am. Friends may call on Wednesday, May 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. Her interment will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. For information or directions, please visit www.mulliganfuneralhome.org.

Timothy P. Eager 

Timothy P. Eager passed away suddenly at home on May 4. He was 53.

Born in Kearny, he was a lifelong resident.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. The cremation was private. To leave online condolences, please visit www. armitagewiggins.com.

Tim owned and operated Eager Freight in Kearny.

Son of the late George and Betty Eager, he is survived by his wife Maryann (nee Gavwrachinsky), his son Mark and his sister and brother Nancy and Tommy Eager.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a memorial donation to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Paul Michael Eltringham 

Paul Michael Eltringham died on May 2 at Clara Maass Medical Center. He was 57.

Born in Newark, he lived most of his life in Kearny.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held Wednesday, May 7, at St. Stephen’s Church. Private cremation followed the Mass. To leave online condolences, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.

Paul had been a store manager at Thinka Dinka in Westfield.

Formerly married to Karen (Hendelman), he is also survived by his son Scott and his brothers Stephen and David Eltringham.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to the Kearny Little League.

John T. Liberta 

John T. Liberta (“JT”) died on May 3 in Hackensack Medical Center. He was 28.

Born in Newark, he lived most of his life in Kearny.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at St. Stephen’s Church, followed by burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave online condolences, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.

JT had been a computer technician in NYC at Alcatel. He was a member of the Polish Club and Elks. When he was young, both he and his sister were altar servers at St. Stephen’s Church.

He is survived by his parents John A. and Maureen (Hughes) Liberta, his sisters Elizabeth and Samantha and many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Also surviving are his great pals Jessie, Monk and Phil as well as many other friends.

Dolores E. Lord 

Dolores E. Lord passed away on May 5. She was 88.

Born in Carbondale, Pa., she lived in North Arlington and Wall Township.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A service was held at the funeral home, followed by burial in Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave online condolences, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.

Dolores was the wife of the late William Lord and mother of David and the late Nancy Lord. Sister of Alfreda Sherman, she is also survived by her grandchildren Melissa, Kelly and David along with five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Monica Borosky Memorial, c/o 312 Dundoff St., Carbondale, Pa. 18407.

Emily Rinaldi

Emily Rinaldi (nee Saporito), 97, died on Sunday, May 4.

Mrs. Rinaldi was born in Batavia, N.Y., raised in Kearny and was a resident of Lyndhurst for over 20 years. She was an inspector for Wilkata Paper Box Co., Kearny, for 16 years, retiring in 1964.

Emily was predeceased by her beloved husband Anthony J. Rinaldi in 2004. She is survived by her loving children Janice Rinaldi, Ronald Rinaldi and Ginamarie Lugo and her grandchildren Amanda Rinaldi and Joseph Lugo and by her sister Josephine Rinaldi.

A funeral Mass was held on Saturday, May 10, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Lyndhurst, followed by a private cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Bristol Manor Nursing Home, Rochelle Park.

Kathleen Servitis 

Kathleen M. Servitis (nee French), 46, died suddenly on May 5.

The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was offered at Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Condolences and memories may be shared at www. thiele-reid.com.

Kathi was born in Belleville and was a lifelong resident of North Arlington.

She was employed as a shipping manager for King Maker Marketing, Inc., in Paramus for the last 12 years. She was an active volunteer for the George Washington Elementary School P.T.O. as well as a former police dispatcher, both in North Arlington.

Kathleen is survived by her husband Pantelis “Telly” Servitis; her beloved daughter Cassandra “Cassie” Servitis; and parents Joseph and Kathleen (nee Ricciardi) French. Kathi will be deeply missed by her sister Colleen Cappuccino and her children Brianna, Kaitlyn and Sammy Cappuccino. She also leaves behind Mocha, her German and Australian Sheppard mix.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to the family in her memory would be appreciated.

Robert A. Watson 

Robert A. Watson, of Kearny, died May 2 at the Whiting Health Care Center. He was 97.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home, followed by burial in Crest Haven Memorial Park, Clifton.

Bob was a manager at Wallace and Tiernan in Belleville where he worked from 1935 until retiring in 1982. He was very admired and respected by all his colleagues. Bob and his late wife Helen (McGlynn) loved their cottage at Lake Hopatcong, boating and spending time entertaining family and friends. Lake Hopatcong was a special place for Bob and Helen.

Bob is survived by loving nieces and nephews Roberta Lone, Tony Vidal, Gloria Wolf, Sandy Gilmour, Betty Hylands, Jerry Watson, Bill Watson, Wendy Comey and the late Judy Frenya, along with their families.

The Observer Staff