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Obituaries

Frank Ganopoulos

Frank Ganopoulos, 70, died on Oct. 3.

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.

Mr. Ganopoulos was born in Queens, N.Y., and lived in Harrison, for many years. Frank was a wage and hour compliance officer for the state of New Jersey for 25 years, retiring 10 years ago.

He is survived by his brother Athanas Ganopoulos (Carol), his sister-in-law Claudia (Drew) Ganopoulos and his niece Ellen Ganopoulos- Phelan.

Frank was predeceased by his brother Michael Ganopoulos.

Joshua Gonzalez

Joshua Gonzalez, 20, a lifelong resident of Kearny, died Sept. 28 at his home in Kearny.

He worked as a retail associate for AT&T in Morristown for the past year.

He is survived by his beloved son Liam Joshua Gonzalez, his cherished girlfriend Nicole Picon, his loving parents Marykim Greiss and Ruben Gonzalez, his sisters Samantha Gervasi, Ryan Gervasi and Mia Gonzalez, and his brothers Sergio and Owen Gonzalez. He will also be greatly missed by his many loving family members and friends.

Visitation was held at the Parow Funeral Home, 185 Ridge Rd., North Arlington, on Thursday Oct. 3. A Funeral Mass was offered on Friday, Oct. 4 at St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny. The interment followed in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

Donations in memory of Joshua Gonzalez may be made to Liam Gonzalez in memory of his father through www.gofundme.com.

Anita Ianneillo

Anita Ianneillo died on Oct. 1 at home. She was 91.

Born in Harrison, she lived in Kearny before moving to Toms River 20 years ago.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Sorrows and entombment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery. To leave an online condolence please visit www.armitagewiggins.com.

Anita was a crossing guard in Kearny and then worked in the Ocean County Court House. She enjoyed the recreation at her community club house.

Mother of Peter Ianneillo, Patricia Doyle, Joseph Ianneillo and the late Linda, she is survived by her grandchildren Peter, Anthony, Michael and Joseph, her great grandson Nicholas and her dogs George, Cheyenne, Deezel and Doogie.

Ricardo Navia

Ricardo (Julio) Navia died on Oct. 2. He was 75.

Born in Ecuador, he lived in Kearny for the past 20 years.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home and burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Ricardo is survived by his wife Ruth, his mother Elena, his daughter Ruth Notis and sons Abraham and Moises Navia along with four grandchildren.

Adam Kwapniewski

Adam Kwapniewski 83, of Kearny, died on died on Oct. 6.

Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny, where visiting will be Tuesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be officiated on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Harrison, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mr. Kwapniewski was born in Poland and lived most of his life in Kearny. He was a mechanic with Hook and Eye Company, Newark, for 15 years retiring 15 years ago. He was a member of the Holy Name Society and usher at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church. He also served as a Corporal in the Polish Army.

He was the beloved husband of 51 years of Joanna Chmiel Kwapniewski. Brother of Stanley Kwapniewski, sister Dolores of The Dominican Order who resides in Poland and the late Chester Kwapniewski. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews living in the United States and Poland.

Archibald R. Nisbet, Jr.

Archibald R. Nisbet Jr. ,55, died on Sept. 30 at Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville.

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 Arlington Cemetery, Kearny. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thielereid.com.

Archie was born in Newark and lived in Kearny most of his life.

He was a carpenter for the N.J. Carpenters Union Local 253 from Hackensack for the last 30 years as well as a member of the N.J. Saltwater Fisherman serving as its web master for several years.

Mr. Nisbet is survived by his wife Kathleen (Callaghan); children Melissa, Nancy, Christa and Daniel Nisbet; brothers Alan and Andrew Nisbet; and his parents Archibald R. Sr. and Irene (McGrath) Nisbet. He also leaves behind his in-laws Richard and Marie (Nigro) Callaghan.

In lieu of flowers. the family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.

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