Dean Capozzi 

Dean Capozzi of Lyndhurst died suddenly July 3. He was 55.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington, followed by entombment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

Dean was born in Jersey City to Ann (Leone) and the late Julius Capozzi. He was an attendance officer for the Union City Board of Education.

He is survived by his wife Mayra and two brothers Lee and Jay.

Manuela Dios 

Manuela Dios of Harrison died July 4 at home.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. Burial will be in Spain.

Mrs. Dios is survived by her children Manuela Garcia, Josefa Gonzalez and Jose and Manuel Dios, five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Elsie L. Fox 

Elsie L. Fox (nee Meyer) passed away at home on July 6. She was 102.

Born in Jersey City, she lived in Kearny before moving to Lindenwold in 2011.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A graveside service was held at Arlington Cemetery, Kearny.

lsie worked for many years at Vic’s Cleaners in Kearny.

She was the wife of the late Emmett P. Fox Sr. and the dear companion of the late James McAlinder. The mother of Diana McKenna and the late Emmett P. Jr., and William E. Fox, she is also survived by 16 grandchildren along with many great and many great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two grandchildren.

Daniel J. Gilmore 

Gilmore_webDaniel J. Gilmore, of North Arlington, suddenly entered into eternal rest on July 10. He was 40.

The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison, on Wednesday, July 15, at 9:45 a.m. Friends may call on Tuesday, July 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, starting at 9 a.m. A funeral Mass will be held at Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington, at 11 a.m. His entombment will follow in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington. For information, directions, or to send condolences, please visit

Born in Belleville, Danny was raised and grew up in Kearny. He moved to North Arlington 11 years ago. He graduated from UNLV in 1997 with a B.S. in sports management. He was a field operations cell technician for AT&T Wireless, Paramus, for 17 years. He was also the owner of the Learning Express Pre-School, Rutherford, along with his wife, Michele.

During his life, Danny committed much of his free time to his community. He was the head coach of the North Arlington Junior Vikings Football team from 2011 to 2015. He was an assistant football coach on the 2004 Queen of Peace High School Championship Football Team, and the head coach of North Arlington Recreation Baseball, Softball, and the boys and girls basketball teams for many years.

He was the inventor of the “Reuben Pizza.” His children and family were his life.

He was the beloved husband of Michele Gilmore (nee Vance, married 15 years); devoted father of Haidyn, Jack and Dylan; loving son of Anita Gilmore and the late John J. Gilmore (2002); cherished son-in-law of Maggie Vance; dear brother of Kevin (Michelle), Denis (Erin), and the late Jack (1997), and his cherished dog, “Happy Gilmore.” He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and numerous cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to The Daniel J. Gilmore Scholarship Fund in care of the funeral home, in loving memory of Danny.

Claire Jasinski

Claire Jasinski (nee Donorovich), 90, of Lyndhurst, passed away peacefully in Monroe, N.C., on Thursday, July 2.

She was the beloved wife of the late Edward “Jazz” Jasinski; loving mother of Richard Jasinski Sr. and his wife Jamie and Joyce Ann Tricola of Matthews, N.C.; and cherished grandmother of Richard Jasinski Jr. and his fiance Ashley Miceli, Jackie Ann Tricola and Jonathan H. Jasinski.

Mrs. Jasinski was a faithful employee at the office of Dr. B. Frank Wadolkowski in Lyndhurst, working as a medical secretary for over 30 years.

She was a member of St. Michael’s Leisure Club, Lyndhurst Senior Citizens Club, Polish American Citizens Club, PBA Local 202 Police Wives and Fawn Lake Forest Citizens.

Arrangements were by the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, 425 Ridge Road, Lyndhurst. A funeral Mass was held at St. Michael’s Church, Lyndhurst, followed by interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lyndhurst. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Charlotte Region, 1420 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, N.C. 28204. Send condolences to

Patricia Moran 

Patricia Moran (nee O’Connor) 81, died on Monday, July 6, at Care One at Wellington in Hackensack.

Mrs. Moran was born in Newark and lived in Kearny, before moving to North Arlington 25 years ago.

Patricia was a member of the North Arlington Seniors.

She is survived by two sons George Moran (Patricia), and Jack Moran (Janet) and three grandchildren Nicholas, Jack and James Moran. She was predeceased by her husband John Moran.

Private arrangements were under the direction of the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, Kearny.

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