Christian V. Garcia 

Christian V. Garcia, 52, of Kearny, died at home on Sept. 26.

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 a private cremation.

Son of the late Alphonse and Christine (nee DeKowa) Garcia, Chris is survived by his wife Alicia (nee Genesoni) and his children Christian A., Shawna M., Cecilia and Violet Garcia.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the A.S.P.C.A.

Murray Jackson Graham 

Murray Jackson Graham passed away on Sept. 28. He was 85.

Born in Scotland, he lived in North Arlington and the past five years in New Milford.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A prayer service was held at the funeral home. To leave an online condolence please visit

Murray is survived by his children and their spouses Kyle and Sandra Graham and Rachel and Peter Fasilis. Brother of Chris Lancaster, he is also survived by his grandchildren Dean and Zoe.

Murray was a general manager for Lansdell Protective Agency in Newark and New York. He had been a member of The Scots Club and was a member of the Masonic Order.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to or

Laurie Ann Mooney 

Laurie Ann Mooney, 63, of Kearny, died on Oct. 1.

Visiting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A Mass of Christian burial will be officiated on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny. Cremation will be private.

Born in Newark, Laurie grew up in Cedar Grove and lived in Nutley before moving to Kearny five years ago.

She was a postal clerk with the Dominick V. Daniels Postal Facility in Kearny for 25 years.

She is the daughter of the late Joseph D. and Audrey J. Brown Mooney. Dear sister of Brian, Kevin, Robin and Robert Mooney and Maureen Adams and cousin of Vicki Toth, she is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cerebral Palsy Center, 7 Sanford Ave., Belleville, N.J. 07109 would be appreciated.

Anna (Taylor) Murin 

Anna (Taylor) Murin, 92, of Clifton, died peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the home of her daughter, Arlene Murin, in Hertford, N.C.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m., at the Arlington Cemetery in Kearny under the direction of Allwood Funeral Home, 660 Allwood Road, Clifton.

Born in the district of Johnstone and Elderslie, Scotland, she came to the U.S. as a child and first settled in Harrison prior to residing in Clifton for the past 60 years. Anna was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She became a U.S. citizen in 1952 but remained proud of her Scottish heritage. She loved to garden, spend time by the seaside and enjoy a cup of tea with friends.

She is predeceased by her husband, Andrew, by a brother, John Taylor, and longtime friend and companion, Jack Stuart. Anna is survived by another daughter, Diane Sullivan of Laurence Harbor; three grandchildren, Tracy Webb, Scott Brennan and Karen Rae Bosta; three great-granddaughters, Kailey, Kelsy and Kara Webb; four sisters, Elizabeth Macmillan of North Arlington, Katherine Kennedy of Pt. Pleasant, Rose Mary Tallent and Margaret Donohue both of Manchester; two brothers, Robert Taylor of Whiting and Daniel Taylor of Toms River; and by several nieces, nephews and their many children and grandchildren.

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