Anne Loretta Toussaint 

Anne Loretta Toussaint (Lynch), 90, of Matawan, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Madison Center, Matawan.

She was born and raised in Jersey City and lived in Kearny prior to moving to Matawan nearly three years ago.

Anne was a homemaker. She was a Rosarian of St. Cecilia’s Church in Kearny, loved traveling with the seniors, Bingo, was an avid Giants fan and enjoyed reading the Star Ledger and The Observer.

Anne was pre-deceased by her loving husband Norman Toussaint in 1989; her parents Catherine and William Lynch; her daughter Patricia Miller in 2007; her brothers William and Frank Lynch; her sisters Mary Halleran and Teresa Gibbs. Surviving are her sons Michael, Thomas, Donald and Gerald Toussaint; her daughter Jacqueline Toussaint; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were by the Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals, 233 Carr Ave. Keansburg. A Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Ann’s Church, Keansburg, followed by interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Letters of condolences may be sent to

Deborah Anne Fergie 

Deborah Anne Fergie (nee Polo) passed away on Nov. 3. She was 60. Born in Newark, she lived most of her life in Kearny before moving to Jackson.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was held at St. Stephen’s Church, followed by a private cremation.

Debbie is survived by her husband Jack Fergie, her parents Frank and Dolores (nee Galladay) Polo, her sisters and brother Sharon Polo, Frank Polo and Marianne (and Gene) Rutzler, her nephew Eugene Rutzler (Shannon), great-niece and nephews Tara, C.J. Jakob and Rowan along with many loving aunts, uncles and cousins. Her beloved nephew and godson Christopher Michael Rutzler recently passed away.

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Teresa Lapinski 

Teresa Lapinski (nee Zambrzycki) entered into eternal rest on Friday, Nov. 6, at home surrounded by her family. She was 80.

The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison, on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 9:15 a.m. A funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Harrison, at 10 a.m. Friends may call on Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 3 to 8 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 11, starting at 8:45 a.m. Her interment will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

Born in Grabowo, Poland, Teresa lived in Harrison for most of her life. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Harrison, and a member of the church’s Rosary Society.

Teresa is survived by her beloved husband, Wladyslaw, loving daughter, Bogumila Groszewska, dear siblings, Janina Rogowska and Aniela Kraszewska and many cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family.

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