Virginia DeArmas died suddenly on Aug. 5 in St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark. She was 70. Born in Cuba, she moved to Kearny 20 years ago.
A funeral Mass was held in St. Cecilia’s Church, Kearny, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. She was a member of the Harrison Seniors.
Daughter of the late Jose and Maria DeArmas, Virginia is survived by her sister Maria Sanz and her family along with many dear friends.
Patricia A. Kwiecien
Patricia A. Kwiecien died on Aug. 9, at the St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark. She was 70. Born in Jersey City, she was a lifelong Harrison resident.
Private arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home in Kearny. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com
Pat was the administrative assistant to Richard Tully at the Kearny Shop Rite. Daughter of Lottie (nee Dunaj) and the late Joseph Kwiecien, she is survived by her brother and sisters Joseph Kwiecien, Joanne Maier and Deborah Manzo, along with eight nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Richard.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to The Belgrove Acute Care Center in Kearny.
Philip J. Renshaw Sr.
Philip J. Renshaw Sr. died on Aug. 6 in St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark. He was 70. Born in Irvington, he lived in North Arlington before moving to Kearny 40 years ago.
Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held in St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny, followed by private cremation. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.armitagewiggins.com
Mr. Renshaw served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was a Purple Heart Recipient. He retired from the Kearny Board of Education where he was a head custodian.
He is survived by his wife Linda (nee Ferrari); his children and their spouses Philip J. Reshaw Jr., Bobby and Sandra Renshaw, Louis and Franny Renshaw and Jennie and Fred Guevarez and his grandchildren Kaitlin, Ella, Luke, Leah, Louis Jr., and Madison.
In lieu of flowers, kindly make a donation to The American Lung Association.
Joseph J. Rozek
Joseph J. Rozek 96 of Streetsboro, Ohio, died Wednesday, Aug. 8.
He was born on April 5, 1916 in Holyoke, Mass. to John and Salomea (Majewski) Rozek. A former resident of Kearny, he has lived in Streetsboro since 1985.
Joseph was a U.S. Army veteran, a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mantua, Ohio and had worked in maintenance for Egyptian Lacquer.
Survivors include his daughters Christina (Richard) Baksa of Clifton, Theresa (Robert) Dobies of Oakridge and Lucille (William) Curtin of Shalersville Twp., Ohio; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Regina, three sisters and two brothers.
Arrangements were by Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home Streetsboro Chapel. A funeral Mass was held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mantua, Ohio, followed by burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Streetsboro, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the Portage County APL, P.O. Box 927, Ravenna, OH 44266 or Pilot Dogs, Inc., 625 West Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215.
Condolences may be expressed at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.