Manuel Silva of Kearny, formerly of Newark, died Nov. 29, 2018.
He was 85.
Private arrangements were by the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny.
Mr. Silva had been a laborer for P. Pepe and Sons in Newark.
He was the brother of Mary Ann Silva, Joseph Silva and the-late Rosemarie Klossek, Peter, Anthony and Frank Silva. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to the American Heart Association.
Anna I. Glospie
Anna I. Glospie (nee Cioffi) died Dec. 1, 2018.
She was 87.
Born in Newark, she lived in Kearny before moving to North Arlington many years ago.
Visiting was at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. Mass was celebrated at St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
Anna was the wife of the-late Edward Glospie. She is survived by her son Edward Glospie and step-son Nick Corcia. Sister of Mary Sperazzo, Helen Failla, Ida Marsillo and the-late Albert Cioffi and Louise Limitone, she was recently predeceased by her son John Glospie.
Kindly consider a memorial donation to the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Philadelphia.
Walter Kennedy died peacefully Friday, Nov. 30, surrounded by members of his family.
Walter was born and raised in Harrison and moved to Manchester after his retirement. Visiting was at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. Mass was celebrated at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
Walter is survived by his beloved companion, Bernice McGrath; his sister Rosemary Ferrero; nieces and nephews Peter Ferrero, Maureen Grenevich, Robert Ferrero and wife, Karen; Elizabeth Ferrero; and special life-long friends Dave Walsh and wife Lois; and Ray Walsh and wife Maureen.
Walter graduated from Seton Hall University and then went on to receive his law degree from Seton Hall Law School. He had a career in state government and held various titles with the office of Legislative Services — the nonpartisan staff of the New Jersey Legislature — including Senior Legislative Counsel and Principal Staff Council.
Walter’s career in state government paralleled his service in municipal government with the Town of Harrison — he held the office of town attorney and prosecutor and others as well.
In his retirement, Walter enjoyed playing golf, especially at the 11th hole in Sugarloaf Golf Club in Maine where he made his famous hole-in-one, travelling through Europe which always included a stay in Ireland and visiting all but four of the United States. His quick wit and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew him.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.
Christine Pickel of Kearny died Dec. 2, 2018.
She was 54.
Visiting was at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. Cremation was private.
Christine was an assistant director of the Bright Horizons Daycare Center in Jersey City.
Daughter of the late Eugene and Joan (McDonough) Pickel, she is survived by her brothers Ronald Pickel (Barbara) and James Pickel and her nephews Douglas and Connor.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Howard Wetmore, 63, of Lyndhurst, died Dec. 1, 2018.
Visiting was at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Stephen’s Church, Kearny. Cremation was private.
Born in Kearny, Howard lived there and in Harrison before moving to Lyndhurst 15 years ago.
He was a salesman/warehouseman for Raymour & Flanigan, Secaucus. He was a bingo volunteer at St. Stephen’s Church.
He is the dear father of Deanna, Anthony and the-late Jason Wetmore. Brother of Dennis Wetmore, he was the grandfather of Summer and former husband of Susan Fottler.
In lieu of flowers, donations to (www.njsharingnetwork.org) the NJ Sharing Network, 691 Central Ave. New Providence, N.J. 07974 or Hudson Hospice, 93 Clark St., Jersey City, N.J. 07304 would be appreciated.