Ruth Cucchiara

Ruth Cucchiara, 91, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, May 20, at Alaris Healthcare, Kearny.

Born in Newark, Ruth lived most of her life in Harrison and East Newark. She was a homemaker.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband Santo C. Cucchiara (1994). She is survived by her loving son Thomas McConlouge and his wife, Patricia; cherished grandchildren, Melissa, Michael and Caitlyn; and one great-grandchild. She is also survived by her dear sister Jeannette Kearns.

Funeral services were under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at funeral home. Her cremation was private.

Michael Demetroules 

Michael Demetroules died May 27 in Hackensack Medical Center. He was 77.

Born in Livadia Telos, Greece, he lived in North Arlington before moving to Rutherford in 1981.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. His funeral was from St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Clifton, followed by burial in Hillside Cemetery, Lyndhurst. To leave online condolences, please visit

Michael was a very hard working man and a generous but humble man. He was a general contractor in New York City and was a member of Aphea, a Greek organization.

Husband of the late Evelyn (nee Kabajy), he is survived by his children and their wives Emmanuel and Claire Demetroules, Maria and Sam Karadimos and Elaine and Nick Economou. He was the brother of Irene, Nina, Andy, Peter, Vinnie and Popy. He is also survived by all his favorite grandchildren Jessica, Nicole, Veronica, Kevin, Michael, Katerina, Evan and Maria.

Rachel J. Froelich 

Rachel J. Froelich (nee Bryson) passed away peacefully at home on May 28. She was 102.

Rae was born in Paisley, Scotland, and immigrated to America with her mother and brother in 1920 and lived the rest of her life in Kearny.

Rae was a charter member of West Hudson Hospital Volunteer Service, serving for 49 years, and was also a member of the Women’s Auxiliary. One of the longest living members of the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington, she was a member of Circle 9 and enjoyed baking and participating in the annual church fair.

For many years she was an active member of the Woman’s Club of Arlington and worked as a volunteer at the Kearny Museum. When her children were in school she was active in the PTA and was also a member of Bonnie Doon Lodge #10, Daughters of Scotia.

She was predeceased by her husband Richard (Dick) Froelich, a local counselor- at-law and town councilman for many years. She is survived by her son Richard, daughter Marilynn Hummer, grandson Gregory Hummer (Amber) and cherished great-grandchildren Adriana and Jacob.

Private arrangements were made by Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Those wishing may make a donation to the First Presbyterian Church of Arlington.

Sherri A. Jusinski 

Sherri A. Jusinski (nee McLellan) died suddenly on May 26 in Beth Israel Hospital in Newark. She was 49.

Born in Alamosa, Col., she grew up in Kearny and lived the past 13 years in North Arlington. A

rrangements were by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held at the funeral home. Burial followed in Arlington Cemetery. To leave online condolences, please visit

Sherri was an associate vice president at Axa-Equitable in Secaucus before becoming ill with pulmonary hypertension. She had great courage while battlling that disease for eight years. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to

Wife of Stanley Jusinski, she was the sister of Robert Roche, David McLellan and Laura Perry. She was the daughter-in-law of Gerry and Ted Jusinski and sister-in-law of Teddy Jusinski. She is also survived by her nephews and nieces Bobby, Tyler, Jenna, Tonya, April, DJ, Jackson, Kaitlin, Amber and Austin.

Decio R. Louro 

Decio R. Louro, 73, of Kearny, died on May 29 at home.

Arrangements were by the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A Mass of Christian burial was officiated at St. Cecilia’s Church, Kearny. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Born in Campanas, Portugal, Mr. Louro lived in Newark before moving to Kearny in 1990. He was a construction foreman with Gaccione Construction, Lyndhurst, for 10 years, retiring 11 years ago. He was a member of Heavy and General Construction Laborers Local 472, Newark.

He was the beloved husband of 48 years of Dulcinea Moreira Louro, father of Lilian Holland (Anthony), Sandra Louro (Anthony Perez) and Andrea DeMar (Eden) and grandfather of Ethan, Lucas, Cecilia, Simon, Joia and Carys. He is mourned by his sisters in Portugal.

In lieu of flowers, donations to The Lustgarten Foundation 1111 Stewart St., Bethpage, N.Y. 11714 ( would be appreciated.

Pamela Sabia 

Pamela Sabia, 62, of North Arlington, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and friends on Saturday, May 31.

She was the loving mother of Adriane and Amanda Price, and will be greatly missed by her many close friends and family. Pam happily brought joy to all those she encountered.

The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Cross Church, Harrison, on Tuesday, June 3, followed by entombment in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. Tuesday morning will be private at the funeral home for the family only. For information or directions, please visit

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142 Memphis, Tenn 38148 in loving memory of Pam.

Sally Sabia 

Sally Sabia (nee Pomianek), 95, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on her wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 31.

The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Cross Church, Harrison, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 4, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Friends may call on Tuesday, June 3, from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday morning will be private at the funeral home for the family only. For information or directions, please visit

Born in Camden, Sally was a lifelong resident of Harrison. She spent most of her life as a homemaker, but prior to that she worked for Worthington Pump Co., Harrison, where she met the love of her life, her husband Michael. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church, Harrison, and was a member of the church’s Rosary Society, Vincentian Society and the Holy Name Society.

Sally greatly enjoyed traveling the world with her husband and friends and spending winters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She loved walking the boardwalk in Belmar where she resided in the summer at her beloved shore house.

Predeceased by her husband, Michael (2008) she is survived by her three daughters Lorraine, Vickie and Sally Ann and her husband Robert Bond, her granddaughter, Julie Ann and her husband Brian Hay, two great-grandchildren, Joseph and Lauren, a sister, Dorothy Mott, Godchild and nephew V. John Sabia and her special friend and caretaker Nina. She is also survived by many cousins.

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