Obituaries for Nov. 25, 2020

Olga J. Wolff

Olga J. Wolff, of Harrison died at Bristol Glen Assisted Living in Newton on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020.

She was 93.

Funeral services were under the direction of the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave., Harrison. A funeral Mass was celebrated at Holy Cross Church, Harrison. Her interment took place in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

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Born in Summerhill, Pennsylvania, Olga was a lifelong resident of Harrison. She was an operator for AT&T/ Bell Telephone Company, for many years. She was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church, Harrison.

Predeceased by her husband, Edward, in 1969, Olga is survived by her children, Kathleen of Virginia Beach, Va., Carol and her two sons Elliot and Jeremy of Clearwater, Fla., Theresa and her daughter Erin of Blairstown, and a son, Edward and his wife Patricia Mahaffey, along with their child Jason, in Pittsburgh; Emily and her husband Kevin in Wichita, Kansas, Jared with his wife Jessica and their three children, Wyatt, Ella and Natalie in Olanta, Pa.; Tessa and her husband James of Blairsville, Pa.; her brother John Senediak along with his children Ruth and William in California. She was predeceased by her siblings Nellie, Teresa, Helen, Evelyn and Michael.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Harrison Cancer League, P.O. Box 741, Harrison, N.J. 07029, in loving memory of Olga.

Sarah M. Roberts

Sarah M. Roberts (nee Meglio), 80, of Prospect Park died Nov. 15, 2020.

Arrangements for Sarah were by the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral Mass was celebrated at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Kearny. Interment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

Born in Newark, Sarah was a longtime Kearny resident until moving to Prospect Park. She was a devoted Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Sorrows Church and was previously a volunteer for the Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts of America in Kearny, and for the PTA in Kearny. She was an active member of St. Paul’s Seniors in Prospect Park.

Sarah was the beloved wife of Richard O. Roberts Jr. She was the loving mother of Elizabeth Ann Vastano and her husband Bret C. and Richard O. Roberts III and his wife Meredith. She was the cherished grandmother of Sarah, Stephen, Sean and Owen, and dear sister of Jay and John Meglio.

Gail Batitto

Gail Batitto, (nee Perry), 68, died Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, in Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville.

Born in Kearny, Gail was a lifelong resident.

Mrs. Batitto was a member of the New Jersey Greyhound Adoption Program of Hampton.

She is survived by her brother-in-law Terry Wilson, niece and nephew Scott and Wendi Wilson and great niece and nephew Holly and Dylan Wilson. Gail was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Batitto and her sister, Ruth C. Wilson.

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

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Lillian E. Trovato

Lillian E. Trovato (nee Donisi) died Nov. 19, 2020.

She was 87.

Lillian lived most of her life in Kearny.

Private arrangements were by the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home in Kearny. A prayer service took place in Holy Cross Mausoleum, North Arlington.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Dr. Joseph S. Trovato, a long-time well-known dentist in Kearny. She was the loving mother of Dr. Joseph P. Trovato (Joyce) and Laura Cozine (Jim). She was the cherished grandmother of Joseph Trovato III and Nicole and Christina Trovato. Lillian is also survived by her sister Ida Slattery.

Lillian enjoyed her real estate career with Rutherford Century 21.

In lieu of flowers, kindly consider a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Ramonia Aiello

Ramonia “Mona” Aiello died Nov. 16, 2020.

She was 60.

She lived most of her life in Kearny before moving to Clifton.

Arrangements were by the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home in Kearny. There was a graveside prayer service in Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington.

Ramonia was the dear companion of Rick Kashey and daughter of the late Raymond Aiello. Sister of Lisa Blozen (Anthony), Mario Aiello and the late “Ray Ray” Aiello, she is also survived by nieces and her nephew Brianna & Ciena Blozen, Sabrina and Mario Aiello Jr.

Ann Krawczyk

Ann Krawczyk of North Brunswick, formerly of Kearny, died Nov. 14, 2020, at Stonebridge at Montgomery, Skillman, under the care of Martin and Edith Stein Hospice.

She was 90.

Born in New York, she resided in Kearny for over 80 years before relocating to North Brunswick and then Skillman last year.

She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Cecilia Church in Kearny.

Ann was hard working her entire life, with old fashioned values and a “let me do it or help” attitude. Ann outlived nearly all of her neighbors and friends, and always lived well within her means.

Predeceased by her beloved husband Thaddeus Krawczyk Sr. in 2010, Ann is survived by her loving sons and daughters-in-law Thaddeus and Maureen Krawczyk of Roanoke, Virginia and Thomas and Christine Krawczyk of North Brunswick; and four grandchildren: Andrew, David, Natalie & Nicholas Krawczyk.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at Bartholomew’s Church, East Brunswick. Entombment was in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. The Bronson and Guthlein Funeral Home of Milltown was in charge.

If you wish, memorial donations may be made to either Stonebridge at Montgomery, 100 Hollinshead Spring Road, Skillman, N.J. 08558 or the Martin & Edith Stein Hospice, 354 DeMott Lane, Somerset, N.J. 08873.

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