Aldona Bagniewski, “Mitzie” (nee Mileskay) of Harrison, beloved wife of the late Edward, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, Aug. 23, surrounded by her loving family.
Arrangements were by the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady Of Czestochowa Church, Harrison. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
For information, directions or to send condolences please visit mulliganfuneralhome.org.
Born in Forest City, Pa., Aldona resided in Harrison for over 60 years.
Aldona was a Navy veteran of World War II and upon her discharge in 1946 began a career with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Newark, retiring in 1982. She was a member of Holy Cross Seniors, Harrison Seniors, East Newark Seniors, Our Lady Of Czestochowa Rosary Altar Society, American Legion Albert Ettlin Post 36 East Newark and Knights of Columbus Women’s Auxiliary.
She is survived by her devoted children Ed and his wife Christine and Mary Ann Gibki and her husband Stephen; her cherished grandchildren Kari, Mark, Stephanie and Stephen; also survived by her devoted sisters Ceil Barechio, Veronica Kuchinsky and Marion Sellitto and aunt to many nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her brother Joseph Miles and sister Jeanne Shalna.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Legion in care of the funeral home in memory of “Mitzie.”
Thomas Bellmer died on April 15, 2011, at home. He was 67.
Born in Germany, he lived in Kearny for many years. He was a retired machinist.
Private cremation and service conducted through the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny.
Elsie Gogal (Cisco), 85, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 17, in the Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville.
Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thiele-reid.com.
Elsie was born in Newark and had lived in Kearny for the past 62 years.
Elsie was survived by her husband Frank; one daughter Susan DiIorio (Rich); one son Frank Gogal Jr.; her siblings Alexander Cisco and Lillian Duffy and two grandchildren Alexandra and Jonathan DiIorio.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or at www.stjude.org/donate.
Vitorino P. Luis
Vitorino P. Luis, 68, died at home on Aug. 23.
Born in Sao Domingos, Portugal, Vitorino immigrated to Kearny 47 years ago. He was a machinist for the Wilson Corporation in South Plainfield for 35 years, retiring two years ago.
He is survived by his loving wife Aurora (nee Dos Santos), and cherished siblings Andre, Maria Herminia, Lurdes, and Jose Luis.
Arrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Interment will take place in Bunheiro, Murtosa, Portugal.
Mr. Hugh Durning, 78, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the Hospice Unit at Hackensack University Medical Center.
Arrangements were by the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral liturgy was offered in St. Cecilia Church, Kearny. Cremation was private. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thiele-reid.com.
Mr. Durning was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He immigrated to this country and settled in Kearny in 1968. While in Scotland, he served in the British Royal Air Force as an air mechanic.
Hugh was a sheet metal worker for Bonland Industries in Wayne for many years. He retired 16 years ago. As an avid outdoorsman, he loved hunting, fishing and cycling. Hugh was an avid Glasgow Celtic Supporter.
He leaves behind his children Ann Marie Durning, Kim Carey (Steve), Andrew Durning (Michelle), Paul Durning (Theresa), Gerry Durning and Julia Durning; siblings, Catherine Duffy, Annie McGowan, Margaret Alessi, James Durning and grandchildren Paul, Christopher, Stephanie, Laura, Stephen, Noah, Liam and Elizabeth.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Parkinson Foundation or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Grace Marie Pannullo (nee Pelleck-Garrubbo)
Grace Pannullo, of Belleville, died at home on Aug. 27 with her loving family at her side.
Grace was born in Parsippany on June 14, 1940, and was raised in Nutley. She is predeceased by her beloved daughter, Denise Marie Shon of Harrison.
Grace is survived by her adoring husband Angelo Pannullo; Lisa Shon Felise and her husband Greg; Victoria Shon and Christopher Lowther, Debra McCarthy and her husband Brian; Joseph and Neal Pannullo and his fiancé Sonia Sousa, her grandchildren Dana and Lauren Kelly; Brian Jr. and Nicole McCarthy; Michayla Pannullo and Connor Lowther; also survived by her sister Gloria Hinke and her niece Mary Devris and her husband Yanni and many dear family and friends.
Arrangements were by Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral service was held at the funeral home, followed by a private cremation. For information, directions or to send condolences, please visit mulliganfuneralhome.org. In lieu of flowers, please make donations c/o the funeral home in memory of Grace.