Obituaries

Joseph P. Bradley 

Joseph P. Bradley, 41, of Stirling, formerly of Kearny, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 9, at home.

A memorial visitation was held on Oct. 15 at Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, Basking Ridge.

Joseph is survived by his wife Valerie Bradley, daughter Lillian Pires, mother Genevieve Heslin, stepfather Kevin Heslin, sister Jennifer Lopez, grandmother Ina Bradley, nephews Patrick Triano Jr., Joshua Lopez and Jacob Bradley, mother-in-law Naomi Devaney, brothersin- law Angel Lopez, Jim Devaney and Keith Devaney.. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Joseph is predeceased by his father Corneilous Bradley, sister Laura Bradley, grandparents Mary and Joseph Burneyko and grandfather Peter Bradley.

He was a blessing to everyone. May his story, smile, love, sense of humor and wisdom live on until the day we all meet in paradise.

Until then, “may you shine on.”

Joan M. Brennan 

Joan M. Brennan, 76, died on Friday, Sept.12, in Windward Gardens Care Center in Camden, Maine.

Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home, followed by entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

Ms. Brennan was born in Kearny and was a life long resident.

She was an office worker at Fidelity Bank in Newark for 20 years retiring in 1990.

She is survived by her son Mark Kunz.

Donald S. Kaywork 

Donald S. Kaywork, of Kearny, died Oct. 19 in Alaris at West Hudson. He was 80.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home followed by burial in Arlington Cemetery.

Donny served in the Marine Corps and was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant in 1961. He was a custodian for the Kearny Board of Education. He was a life member of the V.F.W., the American Legion and the Marine Corps League. Don was very active with the Elks. He was also a member of “The Greeks” lunch club and the Eagles in Kearny.

Son of the late Charles and Mary Kaywork, he is survived by his siblings Jean Sansone, Charles Calvin Kaywork, Ira “Wimpy” Kaywork (Emma), Paul M. Kaywork (Christine), Mary Bender (John), Sharon Sterople, and Lee Kaywork (Mary Jane) along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to www.woundedwarriorproject.org/ Donate.

June K. Mager 

June K. Mager (nee Knight) died at home on Oct. 20. She was 67.

Born in Newark, she lived in Kearny the past 45 years.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home, followed by burial in Arlington Cemetery.

June is survived by her loving husband Arthur Mager and her beloved sons Steven, Ronald and Sean Mager. She is also survived by her sister Joyce Schoeneick and her family.

To leave online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.

Ruth E. Worsnop 

Ruth E. Worsnop (nee Morrison), of Kearny, died peacefully on Sept. 22. She was 89. 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 Arlington cemetery. To leave online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.

Ruth was a retired Kearny Federal Savings manager.

Wife of the late Barrie Worsnop, she is survived by her son Barrie Worsnop and his wife Renee, and daughter Linda Thomas and her husband Jim, her sister Dorothy Betcher, two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to the A.S.P.C.A.

The Observer Staff