Obituaries

Joyce Lodato Angelo 

Joyce Lodato Angelo, of Newark, entered into eternal rest after a short illness on Friday, April 10. She was 52.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. Friends may call on Wednesday, April 15, from 2 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday from the funeral home. For information, directions or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.mulliganfh.com.

Born in Newark, Joyce was raised and lived in Harrison for most of her life. She was the owner and manager of J &J Tire of Brooklyn, N.Y., for many years. She was a parishioner of St. Peter’s Church in Belleville.

Joyce is survived by her loving daughter Jeannette Lodato, her grandchildren Jasmine, Eli, and Omarion, her brother John Lodato, and her mother Jeannette Lodato. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was predeceased by her siblings Jerry Lodato, and Janice Nogueria and by her father Alfred “John” Lodato.

Maureen ‘Mo’ Demnicki

Maureen “Mo” Demnicki (nee Breen), of Harrison, entered into eternal rest surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, April 7. She was 80.

The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison, on Tuesday, April 14, at 9:15 a.m. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. Her entombment will follow in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. For information, or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.mulliganfh.com.

Born in Kearny, Maureen was a lifelong resident of Harrison. She worked as a chef for Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington, for many years, retiring in 1997. Maureen was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church, Harrison.

Maureen is survived by her beloved husband Paul Demnicki, married for 52 years; her loving children Paul and his wife Jeannette, Tommy and his wife Mary, Theresa and her husband Pat and Patty and her husband Ken; and her cherished grandchildren Jessica, Patrick, Paul, Steven, T.J., Jason, Deanna, Monica, Kevin, Megan and Kara. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings Ed and Tommy Breen and Katie Climes.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to American Heart Association, 1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, N.J. 08691 in loving memory of Maureen.

Eleanor Hubold 

Eleanor Hubold (nee Graham), of Harrison, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 5. She was 92.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass was held at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. Her interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.mulliganfh.com.

Born in Newark, she was a lifelong resident of Harrison. She worked at the Study Hall, Harrison, as a bookkeeper for more than 15 years, retiring in 2008.

Eleanor is survived by her loving granddaughter Jillian and her husband Jorge, her dear son-in-law Louis Wagner and her cherished great-grandchildren Sophia and Madison.

She was predeceased by her children Elaine Wagner and James Hubold, and her brother George Graham.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 332 Eighth Ave., 7th floor, N.Y., N.Y. 10001 in loving memory of Eleanor.

Donald Vincent Kelly 

Donald Vincent Kelly passed away on April 5. He was 75.

Born in Jersey City, he was a lifelong Kearny resident.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny.

Donnie was a retired employee of the Town of Kearny. He also enjoyed many years bartending at Doyle’s Pub and Matson’s Tavern. He was very active with VFW Post 1302 and was a member of the Norman A. Doyle and John F. Cali Associations.

Donnie was predeceased by his parents John “Jack” and Mary Ellen (nee McLaughlin) Kelly; his siblings John, Patrick, Eileen, Ann (Kelly) Braun, Dolores (Kelly) Cali and a twin sister; his nephews Patrick, Dennis and Harry. He is survived by his nieces Doreen, Ellen, Patty, Maureen, Eileen, Theresa, Cathy and his nephews John, Gary, Tim, Jack and extended family.

Michael Robert McInerney 

Michael Robert McInerney, of Kearny, died April 7 at Hackensack Medical Center. He was 37.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held from the funeral home, followed by burial in Restland Memorial Park. www.armitagewiggins.com

Michael enjoyed baseball and fishing. He especially and fishing. He especially enjoyed building and racing remote control racecars. He was currently employed as an ironworker for Local 580 in New York City.

Michael is survived by his girlfriend Alyson Tobin, his parents Kevin and Deborah (MacMillan) McInerney, his sister Kelly and his grandparents Robert MacMillan and Margaret McInerney. Michael’s grandmother Hazel (Rowlands) MacMillan and grandfather Patrick McInerney both predeceased him.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to Teen Challenge, Rehresburg, Pa.

Rose A. McLafferty 

Rose A. McLafferty (nee Cruickshanks) passed away April 7. She was 102.

Born in Greenock, Scotland, she lived in Pennsylvania before moving to Kearny in 1977.

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

Rose was a member of the Henrietta Benstead Seniors.

Wife of the late Anthony, she is survived by her daughter Maureen Gaydos, grandsons Mark and Albert Gaydos and her great-grandchildren Matthew and Sofia. She was predeceased by her daughter Sarah and her son Anthony.

The Observer Staff