Mark Alday

Mark Alday,, 32, of New Milford, formerly of Harrison, passed away suddenly on Monday, April 9.

A Catholic prayer service was held on April 14 at the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave, Harrison, followed by a private cremation. Following the services there was a luncheon benefit to assist his wife and four children at The Harrison East Newark Elks Lodge. For information to send condolences to the family, please visit: www.mulliganfuneralhome. org

Mark is survived by his loving mother Maria O’Brien and her husband James, his beloved wife Louise, dear brother to Jennifer, Ashley, Theresa, Melissa and Jimmy O’Brien, loving father to Mark, Thomas, Kylie and Kimberly. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Pablo Andres Fernandez

Pablo Andres Fernandez, 14, of Newark, passed away on Thursday, April 12.

Arrangements were by the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave, Harrison, followed by a private cremation. For information or to send condolences to the family please visit www.mulliganfuneralhome. org

Pablo is survived by his ever-loving parents Marisa Torres and Emilio Fernandez; dear brother Mathew Fernandez and his wife Jena; his cherished grand-parents Valentin & Maria Torres and Emigdio Fernandez. He is also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.

He was an eighth grade student at Dr. William Horton School in Newark, who loved drawing and had won an Art Award from Essex County in 2008. Pablo was active in MMA, kickboxing and in his spare time he loved to play his X-Box. His beautiful smile, spirit and laugh will be a memory that will always be missed.

Elizabeth W. Martin

Elizabeth W. Martin, 86, formerly of Kearny, died Wednesday, April 11, at Brethren Village, Lancaster, Pa. Born in Kearny, she was the daughter of the late Charles B. and Olga E. Bischoff Waugh. She was married for 67 years to the late Norman A. Martin.

Betty worked for the department of the Navy during World War II. She also worked for the Prudential as a data entry clerk and retired from the Internal Revenue Service as an administrative assistant. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Kearny, where she worked on Christmas bazaars and a pastor search committee. She was an assistant Brownie and Girl Scout Leader. She was a member of the Roosevelt School PTA and served as treasurer and secretary. Betty enjoyed traveling, playing shuffleboard and bocce ball and socializing with friends.

Surviving are: two daughters, Karen E. wife of Robert DeBell of Gaithersburg, Md., Barbara M. wife of George Droz of Lancaster, Pa; two grandchildren, Daniel R. and Dana E. Droz; 1 brother, Charles H. wife of Patty Waugh of East Hanover. She was preceded in death by a sister, Olga J. wife of Michael Casey.

Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church, 650 Kearny Ave., Kearny, April 16, followed by interment in Arlington Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the First Baptist Church, 650 Kearny Ave., Kearny, NJ 07032. To send an online condolence, please visit:

KaSnyderFuneralHome. com.

John R. “Jack” Mooney

John R. “Jack” Mooney, 77, died on Saturday April 7, at his home in Kearny while surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.

Arrangements were by the Thiele- Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral liturgy was held in St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny on Thursday, April 12, followed by interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.thielereid. com.

Jack was born and raised in Newark moving to Kearny in 1956.

He served in the Army from 1960 until 1962

Mr. Mooney was a police officer in the town of Kearny for 31 years and a member of P.B.A Local No. 21. He retired from the force as a Detective in in 1992. Jack is survived by his children Catherine Mooney (Michael Hodge) Robert M., (Patricia Bossert), John R. (Nancy) and Michael J. (Julie); brothers Cornelius Mooney (Victoria) Robert Mooney (Marylyn); sisterin- laws Eleanor Mooney and Helen Mason. He also leaves his beloved grandchildren Elizabeth, Jack, Christopher, Clare, Julia Rose, Rebecca and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Mary T. (Fitzgerald) on Oct. 29, 2011 and his brother Andrew Mooney.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society 507 Westminster Avenue Elizabeth, NJ 07208 or at

Olga O’Donnell

Olga O’Donnell 88, of Kearny, died on April 13 at her home.

Arrangements are by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Stephens Church, Kearny, followed by private interment.

Mrs. O’Donnell worked as a secretary at Linen Thread Company, Kearny before leaving to raise her family.

Beloved wife of the late Frank O’Donnell (2007), she is the mother of Barbara Czeizinger, Lynne (Douglas) Cambria and Robert O’Donnell and his companion Vicki Nuess; sister of Stanley (Ruth) and Edmund (Dorothy) Milewski; grandmother of Catie, David, Michael and Courtney; great-grandmother of Logan.


Richard W. Walingavich


Richard W. Walingavich, 79, of Kearny entered heaven on April 12.

Arrangements were by the Wilfred Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr., Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Kearny, followed by entombment in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Mr. Walingavich was an apparatus technician with N.J. Bell (Verizon) for 34 years retiring in 1985. He also worked part time as a bus driver for Cross Country, North Arlington where he transported handicapped children to their schools. He also worked part time as a bank messenger for Howard Savings Bank, Livingston. He served in The United States Navy from 1951-1955 aboard the USS Raymond. He was a member and usher at Our Lady of Sorrows Church and a member of its Holy Name Society where he was named man of the year in 2000 as well as a member of the Golden 60 Plus Senior Club, organizing bus trips to Atlantic City, at Our Lady of Sorrows. He was a member of The American Legion, Kearny. He was an avid bowler and loved to visit Atlantic City whenever he got the chance. He never visited a casino he did not like.

He cherished his wife and family and especially enjoyed playing with his model trains with his grandchildren. He was the life of every party!

He is the beloved husband of 57 years of Dolores Pacenka Walingavich; dear father of Lynn (Allen) Curtiss and Susan (Paul) Cotton-Bernstein and grandfather of Rachel, A.J., Briana and Owen. Donations to The American Heart Association would be appreciated.

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